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

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My router Belkin F5D7234-4 v5 blocking a certain website

In short: suddenly I couldn't access a certain website I was working on - it times out, the traceroute makes a few hops and then stops. It worked normally, and just started timing out one morning. If ...
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Wifi extender vs bridge? differences and best practices?

I have two routers of the same model ASUS rt-ac68u. They both can be configured as bridge and as wifi repetitors. I don't really get the difference between a bridge and wifi extender and I was ...
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Accessing wifi printer on a 2nd wifi network which is connected to 1st wifi network via ethernet

Ive been trying to work out the setup below (see image) where ive got a main wifi router / modem combi in one part of a house and then a ethernet cable going to another point in the house which is ...
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Can I use my Wi-Fi router to connect my desktop to a Wi-Fi Internet?

I am using windows 8.1 and a TP-Link TL-WR720N Wi-Fi Router . I was using Internet from broadband to my desktop and my laptop with this router (wired connection in desktop and wireless connection in ...
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Is it possible to use WiFi routers provided location in PC?

I am using broadband connection and my ISP’s location is about 15KM away from my home. Whenever I use some any map app to detect my current location it I think—not sure—it detects the location of my ...
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Can I use netgear WNR2000 v1 as wireless bridge

I have a wireless router from netgear, the WNR2000 v1 and I was wondering whether I can use it as a client bridge for my wireless router I am currently using. I have already found information for the ...
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Split one Ethernet line in 2 ? Also my provider is saying some IP conflicting

I have an Ethernet line coming from my net provider.I have connected it into a TP-LINK Wi-Fi router and one line going from router LAN port to PC. Now I want to split my main line coming from net ...
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Cannot access the internet via WLAN bridge

I am having some massive problems with my network setup and was hoping that you can help me. One one side, I have my cable modem + router (AVM FRITZ!Box 6360) that is working as router and wireless ...
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Max wifi upload speed

I attached my Raspberry Pi via network cable to my router (Netgear WNR2000). When I upload files from my laptop (Wifi-Stick Fritz!WLAN Stick N 802.11n) onto the Raspi via FTP, I have a upload rate of ...
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Large network decision: APs or Wireless routers? [on hold]

I have a network with 15 iPads that can and will be used at the same time. I cannot decide between a wireless router or an Ethernet router and an AP. We are covering 2,000 SQFT and we are assuming ...
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Laptop's wifi only works if it's connected to mobile hotspot

my laptop started acted weirdly, it's wifi only works if i connect it to my mobiles hotspot, but it doesn't connect to any other type of wifi networks, tried many different locations, many different ...
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Would wireless router speeds ≫ Internet connection’s speed be distinguishable to a user surfing the web over a home cable modem?

I want to buy a wireless router that is fast enough relative to my Internet connection speed that it won’t be a bottleneck. Looking at the specs for wireless routers in the market today, I am thrown ...
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More than 2 routers with same SSID

I would like to configure 3 or 4 routers in a way that they all have the same SSID. I saw this very helpful question + answers: How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points?, and also ...
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Router keeps resetting itself and kicks off all users

I have a Dlink-DIR-632A router that is running DD-WRT v24-sp2 and ever since I got the linksys WUSB6300 AC1200 USB 3.0 wireless adapter it has been randomly resetting and kicking off all users for ...
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Need help creating an extra access point with second router

I recently upgraded my internet to 40mb/s. This meant I had to get a new modem (I had an adsl2 modem before that), and where I live you can only get them from your Infrastructure provider. I got a new ...
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Why does my Toshiba Laptop wireless randomly drops router?

I have a Toshiba laptop (recently purchased) ... It uses Windows 8.1 Connected wirelessly in a room with router only about 20 feet away. Issue is every few days the laptop "drops" my router and I ...
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How to configure LAN port 1 to work as a WAN port in my wireless router?

I am using TP-LINK WR340G wireless router. It has 1 WAN port and 4 LAN ports Recently I noticed that my WAN port is not working properly. So I am planning to configure the router. I want the LAN ...
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Two wi-fi adapters?

Suppose that I have a laptop with inbuilt wifi adapter, then I connect another wifi usb adapter to it(say TP Link TL WN 721N) and installed it's driver. I, then run the command "netsh wlan set ...
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Best way to configure 2 routers with 1 modem?

I have read some posts about this issue, but they all seem to differ slightly from mine, Our house has 1 wireless router set up with all 5 Ethernet ports full. The router is connected via Ethernet ...
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I cannot remember my password to the wireless router i am connected to

I am currently using a Dell laptop using windows XP and I am connected to a wireless router. I wish to find out the password to the router to connect a desktop without resetting the router as that ...
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What are the important hardware specifications to look for in a router? [closed]

Assuming that I purchase a home wireless router compatible with DD-WRT, I won't care about the feature set and the quality of the original firmware. I shall get everything that DD-WRT has to offer, ...
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Router saying 'wrong password' but accepting it after a restart

I have a Linksys WRT120N, and in the past it was connected to a normal non-Wi-Fi modem, (it was bought so I could have wifi) and it worked fine. But now back to the present. I have recently changed ...
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Connecting to an Ethernet printer wirelessly using a nano router; unable to obtain IP

What I want to do: I have an Ethernet printer, and a tablet. I want the tablet to communicate with the printer over wireless; ideally with a small physical footprint. Printer --- [RJ45] ---> router ...
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Port forwarding with two routers

I have two routers: router A with internet access (DSL cable), and router B acting as a client connected to router A via wifi. Devices are attached to router B via ethernet. I need to forward some ...
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Not getting internet when multiple devices are connected to router when connecting for first time

I have a netgear router. I use cable internet, provided by local cable operator. Inorder for me to get internet connectivity, i have to first login to their portal and then only internet becomes ...
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Windows force different channels for multiple wireless NIC

I have multiple wireless NICs on my Windows 7 machine and want to load balance across them. They are set up with the same metric and streams are successfully split between them. However, the link ...
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Wi-Fi router occasionally refuses to connect devices

I use router DLink dir-300 at home to share internet for PCs, laptop and mobile phones for about 5 years. I had no complaints, but recently i started to face problems with Wi-Fi connections. This is ...
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Cannot access advanced administration options with NetGear router

Background: We live in a rural area, so we have to use a wireless connection to a cell tower. Bell provided us with a NetGear router as part of their setup package. Because of their expensive prices, ...
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only pc cant connect to the wifi extender, (laptop & android working as well)

I'm like stressed out because of this limited connection. Here's the topology, I have main router directly connected to the ISP. All devices could connect and browsing on the internet as well. but ...
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Is there a benefit to using static IP addresses rather than dynamic ones for Wi-Fi access points within a large building?

My employer has a network setup in a large building, with five Wi-Fi access points, each with its own static IP address. He calls them static gateways but I believe he just means access points. Would ...
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Wireless Extender cutting out

So I bought a wireless extender costing around £27 each. I have two in the house because we have thick walls and quite a large distance between the router and certain rooms. The wireless extenders ...
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Will extending a Wi-Fi network make it slower?

In this article about extending wireless networks from Apple's knowledge base, they advise against adding more access points to a wireless network than strictly needed: Before you add additional ...
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Access files without fileshare

Using Windows 8, is there a way to connect to a computer on your home wireless router and access their files like a server without having to set up any file share program? Note: I want to not use ...
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Belkin N150 Wireless Router (F9K1001) can't connect to Surfboard SB6141 modem

I'm RMAing my newest router and had an old N150 laying around. I need the router so I can have multiple computers and more importantly for my broadband home phone. I know I used this router with the ...
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Linksys E2500 5GHz not working

I have a Linksys E2500 and I have been using it in 2.4GHz/5Ghz dual mode for a long time. But as of yesterday I can't connect to, even see the 5GHz network. LAN and 2.4GHz work fine. This happened ...
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Strong wireless signal yet apparently randomly no internet connection. Other devices work through wireless

My daughter's laptop (Windows 7 - fully updated) gets a strong wireless signal yet apparently randomly cannot get an internet connection. It's not truly random. So it's always worked in my home. It ...
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Different subnet for different device types

I have noticed a certain pattern in a wireless network. It goes something like this: All mobile devices (Android and iOS) take the subnet 10.8.5.x. All laptops (Windows and Linux) take the subnet ...
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Set netgear router to AP mode cannot get in web interface

I have two netgear routers: Netgear fvs336gv2 (professional router)(192.168.1.1) Netgear wndr4500v2 (consumer router)(192.168.1.103) The pro router is the main router fvs336gv2 (192.168.1.1) and ...
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How can I test to be sure my wifi access point is failing?

I have a Logitech wifi router, with just one LAN and one WAN input. I hook it up to my cable router to create a wifi access on my LAN. I have a laptop (running Ubuntu), an Android tablet, an Android ...
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WLAN on OpenWRT router

I've installed OpenWRT Snapshot R43972 on a router that is not officially supported (a Swisscom Centro Grande resp. Pirelli / ADB according to the descriptions here and here. However, the PCB layout ...
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How do I make my website accessible to the internet without a static ip and from a virtual machine?

I have Windows 8 host and I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 server as a virtual machine in vmware. I have installed LAMP server and I am trying to host a website from it. I have created a virtual host. my ...
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Setting up a network with repeater with two TP-Link TL-WR941ND

I've been trying to set up a wireless network with two TL-WR941ND where there's one connected to the modem and the other one should access the other router and repeat the signal. So I have tried a ...
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Will my Verizon FiOS router be a bottleneck if used just as a bridge?

My family has an Actiontec MI424WR-Rev. D router given to us by Verizon when we upgraded to FiOS back in 2008. As can be expected from period technology, its top speed (on a good day) is a whopping 54 ...
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Wireless connection: Link Quality: What does “31/70” indicate?

I know that the link quality indicates the packet drops, errors etc. But when it tells me that link quality is "31/70", what is '31' and what is '70'?
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Is it possible to convert a Netgear D500 N150 Wi-Fi Modem Router into a standalone router/ access point?

I was using a broadband which required a modem-router (Netgear D500 N150 Wi-Fi Modem Router) with an ADSL port. Recently I switched over to a Broadband which requires only a router. Is it possible to ...
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DHCP List not empty after disconnection

I have a wimax modem connected to a router, a TP LINK router, the weird problem I am having is that it keeps dropping wifi, and I cannot reconnect to the wifi again. I connected the router by wire, to ...
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Need to know why the router and the modem have syncing problems after a firmware update

I'm on a Netgear N300 router. A few weeks ago I did a firmware update on it and ever since then the router and modem have had some syncing issues. The desktops and wireless devices pick up on the ...
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Why does my router slow down my Internet speed?

I have an ASUS RT-N66R Wireless router with which I have been happy for over a year. Yesterday, for no reason that I can determine, the internet speed through the router slowed from its acceptable ...
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Asus EA-N66 in Access Point Mode wont accept connections with an Asus router RT-AC87U, worked perfectly on RT-AC66U

As the title describes I'm having trouble connecting to access points with the new router. I have tried with APs in both Repeater Mode and Access Point(AP) mode. With my old router i could use the ...
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Want to know the mac id's currently connected with my binatone router?

I want to know in my binatone router how many systems are currently connected and mac address. In that router I want to restrict the internet connections for android mobile devices.