3
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Internet keeps dropping. 5 different routers have failed, changed modem, etc.

Sorry in advance for the long post. I've been working this issue for the past 4 months and I am at my wits end. I work for a small business that moved into a new office in December. When we moved ...
0
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1answer
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How to connect BT Fibre HomeHub to a Netgear router

Situation is this: In the house I have a BT Fibre HomeHub3, connected together with a BT Openreach modem, works great in the house, no problem. To this HomeHub I have connected an Ethernet cable ...
0
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2answers
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Trying to access a file share from a Wi-Fi router through a switch - can't see the share

So I've got a machine connected to Wi-Fi, and that Wi-Fi router is connected to the switch to get its internet access. That switch is where the machine with the file share is located. Other hard wired ...
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0answers
12 views

Reading Linksys EA3500 Configuration File

Is there a way to view the configuration of a Linksys EA3500 from a .cfg backup of the router's configuration? What I mean is, can I open the backup file to view the configuration settings of the ...
0
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0answers
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Is my wireless AP broken?

I have TPLink wr741nd provided by my ISP so I cannot check the settings. Now the problem is I have really bad reception at my desk. I did some tests under same conditions, measuring with inSSIDer3 ...
0
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0answers
21 views

How to identify one router amoung multiple routers with same name?

I use windows 7. WiFi is enabled in my office. There is a static IP and a port, that we need to configure in the LAN Settings, under internet options to connect to internet. When connecting to ...
0
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1answer
28 views

3 routers, how to connect each of the 2 routers to the main one(older)

I have 3 different routers. One of the older ones is the main router which has the incoming connection from my internet provider. My question is if I want to connect the newest router (cisco) and ...
0
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0answers
20 views

How to receive signals of indoor router with outdoor router?

I bought a new TP-LINK TL-WA5210G outdoor router. But I don't know how to receive signals of indoor router TP-LINK TL-WR841N with outdoor router.
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1answer
46 views

Router setup without internet connection [closed]

I have a neighbor who has recently purchased a consumer-grade drone and who is flying it around annoying the neighbors. Apparently the remote for the drone operates in the 2.4 ghz band and so I'd ...
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1answer
36 views

Modem+Router+Switch+Router connection in a LAN

What I am trying to do: I have 2000 users in a region. I have one modem and from that I connect a router now router can only grant access to the IPs between 192.168.0.1-255 BUT my users are 2000 what ...
0
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0answers
21 views

Indoor navigation Access Points or WDS (WiFi Repeater)

I want to attempt a small in-door WiFi navigation project I have no problems regarding programming but I'm lost on the Networking part. Basically what I need is WiFi routers under same network name ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Repurpose a cable modem/router as merely a router

Please bear with me - I'm unclear about much of the terminology used in home networking. The scenario: I would like to set up a wireless network. I live in a shared house where internet service is ...
0
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2answers
29 views

DD-WRT and 2 virtual interfaces with each dedicated to N or G

Can virtual interfaces be setup with DD-WRT to be dedicated to a specific protocol? I have a Wireless G printer and I've noticed that when my router is set to "compatibility mode" my throughput tanks. ...
0
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1answer
15 views

Wake On LAN with TL-WR710N in Client mode?

I have a pocket router TL-WR710N from TP-Link configured as a WLAN Client for my PC. The WLAN Client logs into the WLAN of my router, while the PC is connected via Ethernet to the TL-WR710N. I can use ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Diagnose intermittent drop in wifi

I have my computer and game console connected to a router which is acting as a repeater for the wireless signal from our cable modem. The signal is almost always fine, but I will occasionally be ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

How do I connect to the internet from a dd-wrt router plugged into a modem-router combination?

I've got a cable modem (A) which is also a wireless router and a dd-wrt wireless router (B). I've connected (B)'s "internet" port to one of (A)'s local ports. I can connect to (B) over the air just ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

What happens when I plug a router into another router?

I've recently switched ISPs, and the new one provided me with a modem (that what you call those things?) that doubles as a router. I used a router on my previous ISP for wireless networking, but I've ...
0
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0answers
19 views

How to properly cascade a Netgear router (using Tomato) with the ISP router/modem (Orange Livebox)?

I've been using my ISP's modem/router which is an Orange Livebox for the past. I now bought a Netgear WNR3500lv2 and installed Tomato (similar to DD-WRT) in order to have more configuration options ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

How to make laptop (mac) to function as a router (with DHCP off)?

My ISP allows connecting only two devices. The MAC addresses of both my devices (MacBook Pro laptop and iPad) are registered with them. The problem is that I do not have a router, and the internet I ...
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votes
1answer
61 views

Unable to reach access point

I followed these instructions to setup my Access Point. My Router is reachable via Wireless but non of my devices pick up any signal from the Access Point. The name simply doesn't show up. The ...
0
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0answers
39 views

Reflash DLink AC1750 Optimum Router

I recently got the new "smart router" from Optimum: DLink AC1750 It may be a good router but I cannot access any of the settings. When typing in the regular 192.168.1.1, it redirects to ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Use router as external high powered Wi-Fi adapter

I need a powerful external Wi-Fi adapter for a couple of days. I heard that some types of router support this mode, allowing me to connect the router to my notebook and just use it as an external ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

How to make DD-WRT router's (configured like a repeater) devices be accessible on LAN? (i.e. integrate DHCP for both routers)

I have a D-Link DIR-600-A1 router running DD-WRT (using the 601's firmware: except for the model number, they are near identical). It has an Atheros chip, so there is no "repeater" option. You can ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

My NetGear router suddenly started showing limited access for all wifi connected laptops

I have netgear n300 router which I had installed about 6 months back. Here is how the setup is, I have a local internet provider by the name of "Hathway" they have this modem which is in turn ...
0
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1answer
52 views

How to remove dd-wrt from a router

I have a Netgear WNR2000v3. I have flashed dd-wrt to the router and now want to remove it. I can access dd-wrt via WiFi but I can not access it via a lan port. I have attempted many 30-30-30 resets ...
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votes
1answer
14 views

Connectivity between devices plugged into a router ethernet ports

If I plug 2 computers into free ethernet ports in my wifi router will I be able to establish connection between these pc or router does not allow it?
0
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1answer
81 views

cisco ePC 3208 router and captive portal

Ok, i have cisco ePC 3208 router, and cable internet goes in router via cable and router is emiting wireless. It can work without computer and it is working fine. Now i want to have capiteve portal ...
3
votes
2answers
155 views

802.11ac incredibly slow file transfers

I've just upgraded my whole network to 802.11ac - new router as well as new 802.11ac USB sticks for every computer that doesn't support it out of the box. For some reason my read and write speeds are ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

My Wireless network disappears, however it shows other available networks

I've been using a D-Link wireless modem with router and Win 7 PC. I face the following problem now. My Wireless network shows in the list of available networks during start-up, but disappears soon ...
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0answers
30 views

Extremely slow wireless file transfer on specific computer

I have a Linksys E4300 router which works great. I bought an HTPC with a Gigabyte E350N and plugged a TP-LINK TL-WN723N. The HTPC is about 5mts from the router and without any wall in the middle. The ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

Configuring a Wired Access Point - Linksys WRT54G

For the last few weeks I have been trying to configure a wired access point. Eventually I want this to be wireless, but I thought best start with wired. Below are some details Hardware Broadband ...
0
votes
2answers
56 views

Only one wireless connection allowed Internet

I have a TP-LINK TL-WR940N router connected to a cable modem. I have two computers connected via WLAN one of which is a laptop using a 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N card and a PC using TP-LINK TL-WN722N ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

devices won't connect to bridge router

I've set up a bridge router with Tomato (by Shibby) firmware following this instruction here. Basically I set my bridge router to a different IP but the same SSID and pwd as the host router (from ...
2
votes
1answer
192 views

D-Link 2640u Router unfortunately update wrong firmware

I have this Dink router: DSL-2640U HW Veer: C2 FW Veer: ME_2.01 I had tried to update firmware to this Indian firmware but it was not compatible with my modem (it's for C4 version). I've seen a ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

Huawei HG8245T Router - not connecting to another router

I just got a fiber optic connection installed at home and due to the build of the house, it's mostly cement/bricks, the wireless connection isn't received throughout the house. Previously, to combat ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Use DSL Modem/Wireless Router as a dumb wireless router

I have a DSL connection and my company gave me a wired DSL modem. Right now I don't have a wireless router, what I have is another DSL Modem (Actiontec GT701-WG) that has wireless functionality. I ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Running a Web Server Over My Network

I am hoping to run a small web server on my computer to let other people in my house access it (common tips, etc.) and that would be easy enough to do and host at my IP address http://192.168.1.100 ...
0
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0answers
32 views

I consider to modify my Wifi router Getnet GR-724W with OpenWrt to work with chanel 14

In Europe, we are allowed to use wifi channels up to 13. I didn't find anything that work on 2484 GHz(channel 14)in Europe.This channel is allowed in Japan. I consider to modify my Wifi router Getnet ...
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0answers
64 views

How to Configure/Link Kasda KD318MI Modem/Router with Linksys WTR54GL WiFi Router

I'm trying to Link Kasda KD831MI Modem/Router to Linksys WTR54GL WiFi Router.They both are at my cousin's premises coz he was unable to link it to Kasda so he sent the Linksys Router to me to ...
1
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1answer
92 views

How do I choose which router to connect to with the same SSID?

In my area, there is a big network of around 50 routers with same SSID. My devices automatically connect to the closest and strongest network. How can I connect to one of those manually which are in ...
0
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0answers
62 views

Are public IPs in my Tomato router device list something to worry about?

My ISP was recently bought out (O2 by Sky UK) and I have been forced from PPPoE to PPPoA. I've set up a a PPPoA relay using a function on an old TP-Link router I had called "PPP IP Extension", which ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Y Routing two routers and networking computer between them

I'm trying to set up a network with two routers (or one router one ap) in my building for work. I cannot access the modem because it's in another part of the building, but it's wired to the front and ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Changing IP address on a “shared” Wi-Fi router

I don't really know how to word this properly since I don't know the name, so, sorry for the odd question. In my situation, I lived on an apartment and they provide internet service on a monthly fee ...
2
votes
1answer
99 views

DD Wrt Wifi bridge connection breaking

I have a DD Wrt connected to a DD Wrt router as a Router - Client bridge setup. It works fine for sometime, but occasionally, it appears to stop communicating to the router, or internet.. not sure. ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Wireless router placement - high or low

I want to improve the connection to my wireless router and started experimenting with the placement of the router in the room. I am perfectly aware of the fact that lots of things can interfere with ...
0
votes
0answers
234 views

Why does TP-LINK router speed slows down

I have a TP-LINK WR841N router and a 100 MB connection. For about 1-2 weeks my speed has dropped to 50-60 MB when I'm connected Wi-Fi or through a cable to the router. If I plug the ISP cable ...
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votes
1answer
468 views

How to set a password for iBall WiFi Router?

I use iBall Bation 150m wireless-N ADSL2+Router. Its product code is iB-WRA150N. It enables wired and wireless connections. I want to set a password for wireless, that is for WiFi. I searched in ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

Host a network behind another network

I'm not very good at this but I'll try to be as specific as I can. The situation: I'm getting my internet from my neighbour through wireless connection to my stationary PC. I have some network ...
22
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9answers
2k views

How to identify from a Windows computer the wireless device that is poisoning router?

I live in a house with various other people who all swear that there is nothing wrong with any of their devices. The problem being is that when wireless is enabled on the router, ping sky-rockets and ...
0
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2answers
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How to provide Wi-Fi coverage in a larger house

I asked this question in Network Engineering. I was asked by the moderator to post here: I've moved into a larger house and I find that my Netgear N600's range is not sufficient to cover the entire ...