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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
20 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

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.
0
votes
2answers
30 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
7 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) is not working

before tplink was working fine but i want to try dd-wrt coz i heard of wireless stability and more features so i upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to dd-wrt-tp-link-tl-wr841n/ after doing that ...
-2
votes
0answers
23 views

Router firmware back to its factory default

I upgraded TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to dd-wrt but wireless was not working. So I switched it back to its default firmware. I tried factory default settings and firmware upgrade back to its default ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Can't enabled DHCP for 2 wireless routers connected via WDS (Bridge mode)

I have 2 routers: TP-Link and NetGear and 1 NAS. The first one, NetGear is connected to my ADSL Modem, its IP is 10.0.0.1 with DHCP enabled (IP Range: 10.0.0.1 - 10.0.0.100) The second one, TP-Link ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

Connecting my new SB6121 modem to my Linksys E1200 router

Yesterday, I purchased a new SB6121 modem to replace the one I was renting from Comcast. I called Comcast to activate the new modem and the Internet works but not wirelessly. I've tried connecting ...
2
votes
2answers
22 views

Bridging Firewall to Public Wifi

My building offers wifi to its residents. It is not managed by IT professionals. I would like to use this internet source some of the time, but would like to be protected from machines on that ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Wifi bridge doesn't work on OpenWrt->ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II

Here's the situation: main router ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II which provider's wire plugged into. another router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND) flashed with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07. a Samsung Smart TV which ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Chromecast not connecting when TP - Link modem has password for wifi

My Google Chromecast connects to wifi only when i put no password to the wifi. The moment i put wifi with password, it refuses to connect. I am using TP-Link model no. TD-W89551ND wi-fi modem. I ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Setup website for home which works offline (No Internet)

I know that though I don't have internet, I can access and set my router configuration via http://192.168.0.1 (or other similar IP addresses). I want to know if I can set my website same way like ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Repeater Media-Tech MT4218 cannot be configured because of allegedly invalid password

I am trying to set up the MT4218 router/repeater to work in the Repeater mode. Every time I enter the password, the following error message is shown: Pass Phrase is invalid I am sure the ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Losing Internet connection on a Sitecom WLR-3100 Wi-Fi Router X3 N300

At home, I'm using a Cisco router and DD-WRT'ed Linksys access point to connect my Android smartphone and Ubuntu laptop to the internet via Wi-Fi. I've never faced any problems here. Neither have I on ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Wi-Fi soft handoff using more antennas and long cables?

I have to organize a show in an underground car park. I have: 1 car running fast in the parking lot; 1 Android smartphone in the car; the Android smartphone has to connect with a PC in real time, ...
-1
votes
0answers
21 views

Range of intermittent network / router problems

I've recently moved to a new house and is experiencing a range of intermittent network / router problems. I use an ASUS RT-N66U wireless router which have worked great in my previous apartment, and ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

DHCP and connection problems on cascade switches and routers

I have the following configuration (one switch at a building floor): The workstations are all DHCP enabled to get IP automatically. When I power up everything works fine. After some time (2 hs) I ...
3
votes
0answers
23 views

Does increasing the complexity of a PSK passphrase mitigate the risks of WPA-TKIP?

I'm responsible for configuring a small business network (50-60 devices) and we have some ancient devices that must connect wirelessly to the network. Our regular wireless accepts AES WPA and WPA2 ...
0
votes
0answers
119 views

Mikrotik hotspot login page without internet access

Good day. I created hotspot on Mikrotik device (RouterOS v. 6.27) When I plug in internet cable, everything works - any url opened by client is redirected to the login page. When logged in then no ...
1
vote
2answers
61 views

Two different Wi-Fi networks—public and private—with different SSIDs from two different routers, but using the same Internet connection

We are looking to provide public Wi-Fi in an area that currently isn’t covered by any Wi-Fi network. However, nearby there is another Wi-Fi network of ours consisting of a DHCP router—with incoming ...
-2
votes
2answers
45 views

How can I retrieve the ip of my access point?

Originally I had my network as follows. I had a first router creating the 192.168.0.X network, one creating the subnetwork 192.168.1.X and another creating another subnet of 1.X, namely 2.X. The 0 ...
1
vote
2answers
58 views

Home internet: ISP-->Switch--> WiFi Router

Currently, cable internet (WAN) from ISP enters my house through a junction box and runs to the WiFi router in one of the rooms. However, I have quite a few devices (TV, Consoles) that do not have ...
-1
votes
1answer
29 views

configuring port forwarding on multiple routers

Alright, so I have 2 routers. My secondary router (netis) is connected to the primary router(ZTE) (through which the internet connection is coming) via LAN. All the devices directly connect to the ...
0
votes
2answers
37 views

How to determine the DSL-speed of a wireless modem?

This seems like it should be simple. However, modem-routers don't always have their modem speeds mentioned in their specifications. For example - this TP-LINK router on Amazon. It's specifications' ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Why can't my second router (in DMZ) automatically find DNS settings?

I'm trying to set up my own router after the ATT modem/router combo. There is no bridge mode to bypass the ATT router. So I set up the DMZ to point to my personal router and wasn't able to get any ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Wireless Internet inconsistently Slow

My brother in myself are both using the D-Link DWA-171 Dual Band USB Adapter with a router. The router does in fact support dual bands as well, so sometimes depending on which is faster you will see ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

TP Link TL-WR740N lan problems

Used my TP Link router for about 6months now,when i shut it down ,by the on/off button,suddently afther putting it back on,no internet acces what so ever...wireless - down ,lan - down ,everything just ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

A particular IP address stops working on the network

I have a small network with a cisco linksys E2500 series router and few Access points to help with wider wireless coverage. Recently, I notice that a particular IP adderess on my network suddenly ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Connect to sagemcom 3184 router with telnet or ssh

I try to connect to my router (sagemcom f@st 3184) with Putty with ssh or telnet, and it show me "Connection refused". I try to forward the port of ssh in the configuration of the router, but it ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Cannot ping wired network devices (other than router) from wifi connected devices

I have a D-link router DSL_2740NRU I have a network with a large number of devices - preferred IP addresses are 192.168.1.1 (router) .2 My Book Live (MBL) - cabled .3 PC - cabled .4 PC - cabled .10 ...
2
votes
0answers
28 views

Convert ADSL wireless router to AP, not able to connect to internet wirelessly

I have a Zyxel P-660HW-T1 v3 ADSL2+ Wireless Router. I have a PPPoE broadband connection. There is a CPE on the rooftop. An RJ45 cable comes down from the CPE to my house. I need to have wireless ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Netgear WNDR3700 WiFi-n not giving 40 MBps [duplicate]

I have a Netgear WNDR 3700 v3 WiFi router. The router is capable of A/b/g/n and the Internet connection is 40MBps When I connect over the ethernet cable and run speedtest, I get the full 40MBps ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Intermitent high latency caused by Cablemodem

I have 2 computers conected to my Thompson model TCW770. I have been experimenting connection problems while playing online in different games. I have some seconds every 2-5 minutes that the game is ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

tplink wifi router not detecting WAN

I use bsnl broadband connection via an ADSL wired modem of BSNL.It works perfectly.However when i connect the ADSL connector in the WAN port of a newTPLINK wifi router which i have recently bought it ...
0
votes
3answers
49 views

setup WiFi with no password to connect but Password to Surf Internet

How to set up wifi that requires no password to connect but ask password to browse the internet? Does it require different kind of router, can it be done in a Microtech router or we need servers for ...
1
vote
2answers
68 views

Does the wireless signal affect the upload/download speed?

I have an wireless router, that share wireless but also LAN cable on my computer. My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? Giving ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Connecting to Neighbour's Wireless, Even I'm On My Network

I have a Cisco Linksys E4200 router, that has dualband capabilities, so I have two networks setup: "phil-net" and "awesome". Starting last week intermittently, when I try to connect to one of those ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Cannot setup wireless client between a Digisol & a Dlink Router

I have two routers one is a Dlink DSL 2730 U & the other is a Digisol DG HR 3400 Router/Repeater -l. The Dlink Router is an Access Point with a public IP address assigned to it. On the Digisol ...
3
votes
1answer
101 views

Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better?

Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better? Why do Wi-Fi antennas have different lengths? The question is about the usual (stick-shaped) antennas used in consumer routers and adapters. I have read that the ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

where is my port being blocked?

I'm trying to setup this software that allows me to use my laptop camera as surveillance and remotely access it via a website. I need to open a port that I can use to access the camera via a web ...
-2
votes
2answers
27 views

Which type of WiFi router do I need? [closed]

The connection which will go into the router is what I currently use into the the laptop's ethernet port. I am confused between ADSL, ADSL2+ and a lot different type of modems/routers.
0
votes
0answers
15 views

3 Router Setup - Require Instructions

For a 3 floor building, I require 3-routers setup instruction. I have the following 3 routers Router 1. New D-Link DIR-803 Dual band router [Hardware version A1] [Firmware Version : D-Link 1.04] ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

PCs and printer are unable to communicate with each other even if they both can communicate with the router over wifi

both my printer and my PC are connect to the router (DLink DIR-605L) using WIFI and internet is working on my PC. My printer works only if I connect my PC to router over a ethernet cable but it ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

WLAN: Domestic Router only handling up to 15 clients

I guess this could be a problem concerning: processor, memory or bandwidth. I have a TL WR841nd router, and I need to connect 35 tablets into it via Wireless. Just WLAN! no Internet. However, the ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

TP-Link Router Configuration

This is the network configuration in our building.(Below Linked Image) Computer 1 , Computer 2, and Computer 3 and Wifi router D are connected to switch using wired ethernet. Laptop D1 and Laptop D2 ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Computer suddenly not connecting to wi-fi

I have a Compaq desktop computer that I have put a D-Link Wi-Fi PCI card into. This card was installed a while ago, and has worked without problems up until today. When I woke up this morning none ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Computers on the network randomly try to contact ISP DHCP not router DHCP

I've been fighting with this issue for a few weeks, but one of my clients has Cox Communications as an ISP, with their standard modem, and a Netgear Nighthawk x6 router. Originally the client had ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Wireless network lost internet

I'm working on a network with 6 workstations, server, Netgear 16 port switch, Netgear Router R6250 and it has been chugging along for well over a year now. Yesterday, none of the wireless devices can ...