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

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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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How to connect a Wireless Motorola Router(It's a Modem+Router) with a DSL Modem that has Username and password

I've a DSL modem that is set with username and password from my ISP. I cannot make any changes to this DSL modem and I want to connect a wireless router to it so I can connect all my devices through ...
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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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Router cuts wifi, when watching youtube?

Greets! I've come across a strange problem on my home network. Whenever I play a youtube video on my Windows 8.1 laptop, the Pirelli DRG 125g router cuts off the WiFi. This happens under strange ...
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Wireless Range Extender cannot connect to the internet

The Wireless Range Extender improved the internet signal, but the internet cannot be accessed. Router IP Address: 192.168.0.1 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.240 802.1d Spanning Tree: Disabled DHCP ...
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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.
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Implications of using 192.168.1.255 for second access point

Here is the situation. I recentely got a second wireless router that I connected to my original wireless router via an ethernet cable in order to extend the reach of my wireless network across my ...
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What to look for when looking for router which can support many wireless and wired devices?

As someone who does a lot of stuff wirelessly over my home network - I was trying to come up with information to replace my old worn out router. My roommates and I do gaming on it simultaneously both ...
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Limited wireless connection on Windows 8.1

I have a PPPoE connection and I wanted to set up a router. I have followed the steps (at least I think I have) - connected the cable to router (internet blue port) then another cable from router ...
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How to use wifi router as PoE?

Is it possible to use wifi router as PoE? This is a picture of my network connectivity. My PoE is not working properly. So I am thinking of connecting the Ethernet cable(which is the cable from ...
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Wi-fi slows down at times on laptop

I have a Lenovo T540p laptop with a Intel Dual Band AC wireless card running windows 8.1 and a TP-Link WR841N wireless router. The wireless works ok for a time but then it randomly starts to break ...
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Improve network stability throughout house

I am having trouble maintaining a stable wireless connection in the basement of my house. Our router is on the first floor of the house (Comcast modem/router combination). I am getting around 2/5 bars ...
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Are there routers that dynamically use both 2.4 and 5 GHz for connected clients?

Are there routers that dynamically use both 2.4 and 5 GHz for connected clients, that is, rather than having a client pick one or the other frequency band, allow a client to connect to both and ...
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What properties does a new antenna change in a router/access point?

If I buy new antennas for my wireless router or for an access point what properties can I expect to be improved and worsen? I expect the antenna's range to be improved but does the antenna itself has ...
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How to configure Switch Router and Two Different Computer with one single Internet Connection?

I think this is quite a bit confusing for me. I have an internet connection that can only be accessed from Computer-A. But then,... I have one Switch WIFI Router TD-W8915ND, and another computer, ...
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How do I setup a Netgear N150 access point to connect to my gateway wirelessly?

Currently, I have a ARRIS-C452 Gateway. I can connect computers that have built-in WiFi. The problem I have is that I have a desktop in another room, and I don't want to run an Ethernet cable from the ...
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what devices are required to setup wireless internet with dsl? [closed]

i'm new in these things. what devices are required to setup wireless internet fully. I mean from device that search for signal to DSL router. I've seen people install some kind of device on their roof ...
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Network Adapter in AC Mode

Not a networking expert here. Just upgraded and installed the ASUS RT-AC68U router. Installation was smooth with no issue. I have the T440s laptop running Windows 8.1 with the "Intel Dual Band ...
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My laptop and my phone top out at 40 Mbps on my home WiFi

So I recently got myself a 50 Mbps down / 5 Mbps up internet connection. I'm very happy with it, except both my MacBook Air and my iPhone 5S top out at about 40-42 Mbps down speed. My PC which has a ...
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How to enable PPPoE Passthrough in DS-Link WR151DN

My ISP provides the internet via PPPoE and if I enter the user name and password in its connection wizard, it can't connect to the ISP server. As I learned, it requires PPPoE Passthrough (aka PPPoE ...
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Strong wifi signal but no internet connection

My wifi router is in my living room. I can use internet fine in the living room, but when I move to my bedroom, the internet connection becomes very choppy. It frequently becomes unresponsive, then I ...
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Setup wireless repeating on Netgear WNDR3400 (N600) router

This question is different from How to configure IP forwarding on Netgear N600 WNDR3400 router I was previously using my N600 as my base station connected to a cable moden. I have a new Trendnet 812 ...
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Two home networks but devices can only connect to one?

I have the following setup: 1 router w/ modem connected downstairs to the ISP, providing both cable and wi-fi internet to the downstairs. 1 router upstairs connected to the downstairs router ...
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Create a wifi hotspot from ethernet connexion using D-Link DWA 160

How can I create a Wi-Fi in my house using the ethernet connection that I have? Right now I can connect one computer to internet via ethernet. I bought a D-Link DWA 160 B2 wireless adapter. From ...
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Slow wifi and cable speeds on router

I have 3 wireless routers (a linsys 2600, a tenda something and an asus rtn-18u). From my isp I have an internet connection of 500Mbit/s over a PPPoE connection. To note is that if I plug the wire ...
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Windows 8 pro: backup to pendrive connected to router usb

I have a Windows 8 pro pc, I'd like to connect a pendrive to my router (it supports this, the pen is seen as a network share) and use it to backup my pc with the standard MS backup tool. Will it ...
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Unable to connect to wifi

I have a Dell Latitude E6530, running Windows 8.1, with a Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter. I am able to connect to my phone's personal hotspot, but not my home wifi. The home wifi router is a ...
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Cleaning a compromised Router?

At the office I noticed malware symptoms on one of the computers. I tried cleaning it and found nothing. Then I noticed I got the same behavior on my phone and the other computer: occasional links ...
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unusable speed connection to router (ethernet and wireless)

I'm using a lenovo flex 2 laptop, my connection was fine up until this week. We got a new router (edimax br 6428ns v2), which seems to "not like" my laptop, i'll explain: My 2 roommates can connect ...
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Accessing router behind modem/router

I have a router which is located upstairs connected to the modem downstairs through a powerline adapter. I am able to access the modem which is located downstairs through the router but connecting to ...
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Using an old router as a secondary access point?

I have recently acquired a new router and wish to extend my "WiFi coverage" by utilizing my old router as another access point somewhere in the house. I have followed a number of tutorials and i'm ...
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Netgear WNCE4004 Wifi Adapter Connection Trouble - Static IP Issue?

Here's my situation: I'm in the military and live in an accommodation block where internet is provided by an unprotected wifi network (I'll call this 'service wifi'). To get internet access, I login ...
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Can I increase range for my d-link dwa-125 wifi adapter?

I have got this d-link's wifi adapter. It comes with an extension pad so I can move it around for approx 1m instead of being constantly plugged into usb port. I also have wifi antenna which I got ...
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Remove the “2” after the SSID on Windows 8.0

I am using Windows 8.0. When I am connected to my wireless router, I see "[SSID] 2" when I hover over the network icon in the desktop tray. I have used netsh wlan delete profile name="[SSID]" to no ...
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Losing network connectivity sporadically after MAC Cloning

I did MAC Cloning at my router where I basically configured the MAC address of the router to be the same as that of my desktop. Ever since I have done that, I lose network connectivity sporadically. ...
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How to diagnose random wifi outages

At my home network I'm experiencing random WiFi outages. My notebook is connected to WiFi and then all network traffic stops. The WiFi connection is fine, I have 90% signal strength (-47 dBi on ...