A device that allows access to the Internet or computer network without the need for a wired connection.

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How transmit power affects power consumption of Wi-Fi router?

I wonder how Transmit Power affects power consumption and heating of my home wireless router. Below you can see a screenshot from router control panel. I can easily set it to 50% and on Windows 8 ...
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Network setup issue

I have two internet connection - one broadband connection of 8 Mbps and a lease line of 4 Mbps and CISCO 24 port switch, new dlink 600L router. Currently both this sources are plugged in Sonic fire ...
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Disabled DHCP server on secondary routers, cannot access setup page anymore on those

I have the following network configuration in my home: The Telsey DSL modem+router is provided by my ISP and setup configuration page is password protected from them (not default one, I tried brute ...
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Router “Wi-Fi module” lagging with no logical cause

For some time now, my router has been giving endless issues, especially lagging. Router: Netgear DGN2200v2 Devices Connected: Wi-Fi - Android Device, 1 Windows PC LAN - 1 Windows PC No similar ...
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WiFi router speed drop on wired and wireless connections

I have a Linksys E900 router and I also upgraded my internet to a 100Mbps connection from 30Mbps but when I'm on WiFi I'm getting a maximum speed of 37Mbps just 4-5 feet away from the router. I have ...
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ADSL WiFi Router : Make clients see each other

I have a wireless ADSL router (TP-LINK TD-W8901N) which I'm using to connect two computers to the internet (using the wlan interface). Now I want my two computers to be able to discover each other and ...
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router automatically disables wifi and enables after 2-3min

Router: Netgear DGN2200v2 Problem: THe router disables the wifi network automatically(with no human interference what so ever), thus all pc's disconnect and have no network access(as if the router ...
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Which WiFi channel and Channel Width can support more distance?

I am far away from the modem router and have a very weak signal. There is no other wifi signal, so could you please tell me which Channel Width (20mhz or 40mhz) and channel (2.412ghz or 2.484ghz) is ...
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Troubleshooting to connect the wireless after changing the ssid in modem [closed]

I modify the ssid name in adsl modem after that ssid is appears in available networks but when try to connect windows unable to connect to selected network. i reset modem but again facing same ...
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Is there a way to stop websites on an Apache localhost web development server from accessing the Internet?

I am using Uniserver for PHP web development and I am running windows 8.1 and have Kaspersky installed on system. Most of my work involves working on WordPress websites. Wordpress core files and ...
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Home Office set-up [closed]

I am a work-from-home Customer Service rep with Convergys and will need to switch my MetroCast wireless internet service to AT&T hard-wired high-speed internet service. I have Roku Streaming , ...
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My WiFi internet stalls when Laptop A is shut down

My WiFi internet stops working when a particular laptop is shut down or is not connected to the WiFi router. My internet setup is like this: There is a Wimax device which provides internet ...
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Moved to the 5 GHz band but my old devices don't see it

With the 2.4 GHz band totally cluttered and delivering worst speeds, I went ahead and bought a (5 GHz) dual band router. But the problem is that my older devices like a Vizio TV and an Android TV box ...
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Router changed SSID on 2.4GHz frequency only, 5GHz stayed the same

We have an ASUS Black Knight Router RT-N66U with firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_720. It was running with dual bands in two frequencies, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, each with the same SSID. However, one of the ...
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Wireless home router redirects

I've got this problem: sometimes when I try to visit webpage, my router redirects me to 192.168.0.101(which is my default gateway) and wants to enter in router with username and password(default admin ...
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Will my internet speed decrease if I connect two routers together?

I have ethernet connection and its connected to a router and then to my computer using the LAN port of the router . Everything is fine but the router is kept on another floor and thus , I cannot use ...
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vpn and hotspot client connectivity

I would like to have vpn connection running on an android device, then using android hotspot, allow a workstation pc to connect to one of the vpn's computer. So far i managed to establish the vpn ...
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Networking two computers for homegroup

I have a wireless high speed Internet connection, using a wireless network adapter on my PC (Windows 8.1 x64), that I want to share with other computers and laptops in my home (also Windows 8.1). I ...
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Cannot connect android phone to tp link router [migrated]

I have TP Link TD-W8968 wireless router. I can connect my laptop to the router but not a phone since few days. I am facing a problem since a week, when I turn a wi-fi on on my android device HTC ...
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Would these differences in wireless vs. wired internet speeds warrant a new router?

In our home we have a wireless router (802.11g, pretty old) that connects to quite a few devices (~10). I noticed that we weren't getting the internet speeds I expected us to get based on what we were ...
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How to configure Netgear WGR614v9 as a Wireless Repeater (without a physical cable)

I have a Binatone wifi router acting as my base station: Model: Binatone WR1500N2 LAN Port MAC Address 0C:D2:B6:37:02:F6 IP Address 192.168.0.1 DHCP ON IP Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 I have a ...
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I'm benchmarking various DNS servers and one of the adresses shown seems like my router, how to check it?

I'm using DNS Bench to test 10th's of DNS servers, and two addresses in the list appear to be from my router: 192.168.0.1 Non-routable local internet address 192.168.1.20 Non-routable ...
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Is it possible to get a router’s IP address from a Wi-Fi signal?

Is it possible to get a router’s IP address from a Wi-Fi signal without having to connect in, given that it's broadcasting Wi-Fi, but requires a WPA password?
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WiFi Diagnostics in Windows 8 [closed]

What, if any, are the commonly used tools used in Windows 8 to check WiFi strength? Specifically, I would like something that checks the packet loss of the connection. Although the basic Network ...
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Additional wireless internet backup

My internet router at home disconnects from time to time, for 60-90 seconds. That normally wouldn't be much of a issue but I often play poker online where every second counts! I was thinking about ...
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connect wireless router to 4g modem /router

I spent the whole day configuring the routers but no luck, my case as follow: I access internet through 4g huawi modem /router I want to connect wireless tp-link which connects two printers, I want to ...
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How do I connect my D-Link DIR-605L wireless router to my TP-Link TL-SG2424P PoE switch?

We connect to the Internet via our D-Link DIR-605L wireless router. We just bought a TP-Link TL-SG2424P PoE switch to power our new VoIP phones and connect them together. (Our wireless router will ...
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How can I offer internet for some users and only an intranet for others using a Router wifi?

My Problem I have to offer, to visitors, a small intranet (which I have on a localserver) through a router that offers too internet for staff. The visitors should have only access to the intranet ...
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How can wireless speed be higher than router's WAN port?

I was looking at new routers to buy and didn't understand how speed exactly works. This router has 300 mbps wireless, but wan/lan port only supports 100 mbps. So the ethernet cable that comes from my ...
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Should I connect my laptop through an ethernet cable instead of wifi?

Im currently running Internet through everything in my house (two laptops, one desktop, 4 phones, a couple iPods) through WiFi through my 2.4GHz router. My laptop is pretty much always sitting very ...
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How to access HDD connected to Apple AirPort Extreme router while connect to my home OpenVPN Server

I basically have a HDD connected to my Apple AirPort Extreme router via USB. When I am on my home network I can access this HDD. I have set up a OpenVPN server at home that I can connect to from ...
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Networking, Creating subnets

Am having trouble trying to create a small network for my office. I have two Asus RT-N12 wireless routers, internet connection from an ADSL modem, Windows server 2012r2 which I want to be my domain ...
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Sometimes I can only connect to WiFi using TKIP (not AES) encryption

I have a Dell XPS L502X. I connect to a BT Home Hub 4. The laptop's WiFi adapter is an Intel Centrino Wireless N-1000 Some of the time, I am able to connect using AES encryption (WPA2). Although ...
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Have to reboot router to make it work properly on specific devices

I have a Linksys router (WRT610N ver 2.0) that I never hard problem with in the last 2-3 years, until 2 days ago. Sometimes(often after a reboot or a wake up) my laptop wont connect at all, or connect ...
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How to connect an adsl modem router to an unifi ap?

I have an adsl wireless modem router ( DLink 2750u ) which i want to connect to Ubiquity Unifi AP (Access Point) My broadband line directly connects to the adsl router i.e i donot have any switch. I ...
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Connecting two routers to create two home networks causes issues

My cable provider provided us with a gateway modem that has it's own built in router. I need to set up two local networks, one for guest and one for admins. The reason is because I have a Western ...
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Ping between pc and wifi router is fluctuating

So a heaving troubles when playing online with my PS3 by wifi. I have a ADSL Internet, a D-Link DSL-2730B as modem/router (wifi is off) and D-Link DIR-803 wifi router. Both are with default ...
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Wireless router error 'cable unplugged'

I bought a wireless router and set it up, it worked the first time, but I forgot the admin password so I had to hard-reset the router. After that it's unable to connect to my ISP again, it keep says ...
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Custom filter rules for Fritz!Box?

I have a Fritz!Box 7360 WiFi Router. It is a nice device, which allows me to set priorities for a certain set of predefined services. However, I want more finely grained control. My Apple devices ...
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D-link DWR 710 not working

DWR 710 router is not working at all. Its switching on but I m unable to detect any wi-fi signal. I m also unable to connect it to my PC via USB. it shows 'device driver software was not successfully ...
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WiFi Repeater or Access Point? Which one reduces speed for the main router's users?

Here's my situation: My router is in my room and I am unable to place it anywhere else. People in other rooms don't get a WiFi signal, so I want make a better signal for them. I don't know if its ...
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Haywire laptop WiFi seems to cause router+modem unit to *also* lose *internet* connection…how?

This is a theoretical question about router+modem units, not a troubleshooting question per se. I have repeated the following observation several times now, at different times of day, between ...
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Can ActionTec routers (e.g. FiOS MI424WR) be tweaked?

Every site that I've looked for info on customizing a LAN connected to FiOS has offered variations of this: configure the ActionTec as a WAN bridge. buy a different router and customize that. ...
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Port forwarding issue when using three routers in the middle

I would like to do port forwarding, so that I can access my home server from the Internet. The layout looks as the attached image. I have a public ip and when ever a request for certain ports comes ...
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Calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi-router

Is there a way to calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi router if it should cover area of radius N meters? Supposing area is without any barriers.
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Is there such a thing as a double ethernet cable?

I have a cable modem in the living room. I have ethernet running out of the cable modem to an Apple Airplay, then back out of the Airplay to a 4 port switch so that I can hardwire all my consoles. I ...
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If select “connect even if the network is not broadcasting”, if router is malfunctioning, will that slow down internet?

I rent a cottage on land, we all share internet via same router. (wireless) But often, router blinks off, been long-term problem. Sometimes stays off a couple days. So, I'm wondering whether to check ...
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Improved speeds for multiple 802.11 a/b/n clients

I'm considering purchasing a wireless 802.11ac router as my current N router only gets around 50Mb download speeds when connected via a laptop with inbuilt N adapter. I've tried this with multiple ...
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Upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) is not working

Before this, my TP-Link router was working fine, but I wanted to try DD-WRT because I heard of wireless stability and more features. So I upgraded my TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to dd-wrt-tp-link-tl-wr841n. ...
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Netgear Router Throttling Bandwidth

I have a Netgear WNDR3700v4 wireless gigabit router. I've tested my internet connect speed directly through my modem via speedtest.net at just over 120 Mbps. While testing through my router ...