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

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“Safe” personal router use on apartment-wide network

I recently moved into an apartment with internet included in my rent. This was a boon at first, but now I'm feeling limited. To get devices connected (wired or wireless), I have to whitelist the MAC ...
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Router shows mysterious DHCP client that does not exist

I am having trouble with the access control of my router. It is a DSL-2730R ADSL Router. In the 'Status - DHCP Clients section' there is always an unknown peer called Nicolas-PC. Changing the ...
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Traffic shaping advice

I've been searching the topic I'm looking for for a quite some time, then I decide to ask my own question because I'm so confused right now. First thing first, here is the background information you ...
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How do I set up wireless radio time restriction in DD-WRT build 21061?

I upgraded to D-WRT specifically to get the ability to restrict wireless access on a schedule. I'm using a Netgear WNDR3700, and the install went flawlessly (as far as I can determine), but there is ...
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Sharing static IP address

I want to share the one static IP address my office has (small office). My boss has the DSL coming into an IP telephony box/router, with one Ethernet port coming out. ipconfig shows the gateway to be ...
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How to configure a wireless router on a wired PEAP network

I tried plugging in a wireless router to a wired PEAP network to allow devices without ethernet ports to connect, but it doesn't work. Is a special type of wireless router required and are there any ...
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2 Routers on network, can i have them do different DHCP

I'm trying to fix a network that we want to have private and public access. Currently they have Verizon service with the actiontec wireless modem/router as the main router. They have the office ...
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Setting up dd-wrt router as extender when primary router has username and password authentication

I am trying to extend my wifi using a dd-wrt router as an extender. The problem I'm having is that my primary wifi is authenticated with a username and a password. As far as I can see the dd-wrt ...
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Is it possible for Powerline networking to cause erratic router behavior?

I would like to know whether is it possible for Powerline networking causes erratic router behavior. Could there be any noise emitted from the electrical wiring of the house, and picked up by the ...
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I changed my router and now it takes a while for my Android phone to connect to the Internet

I switched routers from a Buffalo WCR-GN to a TP-Link N600 and now it takes a while for my phone to connect to the Internet. At first I thought it was due to my phone (nexus 5) but it's happening with ...
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How do I block internet connections in dlink router?

How do you block a connection (for example, 38.99.106.17:80)? I tried going into Advanced > Inbound filter and added an inbound filter rule but for some reason it does not work.
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Speed Test Changes for Wireless, but not for Wired

This problem is challenging my view of the universe. Let me describe what's going on. I have two computers -- my desktop machine is hardwired (Ethernet) to my router and my laptop is using wireless ...
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Belkin Surf N300 Router - 2nd hand - Default Gateway not available

Hi I got a 2nd hand belkin router but after installing with the CD, I am able to connect to the internet. I have the ssid and password from the original owner. I continually get a Default Gate ...
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Is it possible to connect two wireless range extenders?

Hello i have tplink tlwr 740n router and tlwa-850re range extender connected together but my house is surrounded with thick walls so even range extender is loosing signal.So i'm planning to buy ...
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Wireless router with both 'AC' and 'N' clients on the 'AC' 5GHz SSID? Is there an impact on speed to either N or AC clients?

My ISP now supports up to 300Mbps down. I would like to buy and configure a wifi router that can offer this speed via WiFi, but can also support max speeds on legacy N clients with no impact to the ...
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Why would wifi router suddenly start having a bad connection for only one of the connected devices?

My home connection consists of two OSX Mavericks laptops connected to a Motorola box that functions both as a wifi router and a cable modem. About a month ago, we started seeing problems. The ...
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How to create a private wireless network off of public wifi?

My question is somewhat similar to this one, but that was never answered. Mine is different enough that I believe it warrants a new question. I am an organizer for an event coming up and we have some ...
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Is it possible to use a switch to connect a router to the upstream gateway and the computers over a single Cat6 cable?

I've just moved into a new house, and I'm trying to get the network setup to be the best I can. Currently my ISP supplies a router that I need to use, and that only provides a single port for the ...
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Extending WiFi Range and streaming radio over wifi

I stream radio over wifi to my Android phone because I live in a dead zone for over-the-air radio broadcasts. Currently I use the TuneIn app to stream radio to my phone. In order to get wifi ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Router slowing down to a crawl

Recently I upgraded my 2Mbps ADSL connection to a 6Mbps ADSL2+. Ever since this has been happening: After a router reset, the connection from modem to router is at a speed of 6Mbps for around 15 ...
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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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How do I make Windows switch Wifi connections when a limit is reached?

My Internet service provider only allows me a cap of 30gb a month. It's a 4g LTE router which I connect to wirelessly. I also have another 3g wireless router as a backup. Windows does not show "no ...
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Vlan with multiple switches

I have an Asus rt-N66U with Tomato 1.28 115-EN. My goal is to separate wired and wireless traffic, so what I would like to do is attach this router with two HP 24 port managed switches. So I have ...
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Wifi Neighbor Triangulation

Is it possible to discover signal strength between two devices that are connected to the same network? Devices    A. Cell Phone WiFi    B. WiFi enabled device ...
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Wireless is connected but no internet when PC Turns on

I have a PC that is connected to ADSL Modem router or 'gateway' (linksys WAG54g2) directly via Ethernet cable And a laptop and also other devices such as another laptops and smarth phones. However ...
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What speeds can I expect on my LAN?

I just replace my old router with an ASUS RT-N66U. The router says it supports up to 450Mbit/s on 2.4GHz and 5GHz. I know I cannot expect to exactly reach that speed because of overhead and ...
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Laptop will not connect directly to router, but works on wireless

I've got a strange issue which I cannot find a solution to yet. I have a work laptop which I've never got to successfully connect to my router directly (wired). It will connect to the wireless network ...
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Wireless signal constantly fluctuates between -30 to -95dB, is this fixable?

My current ISP recently replaced or old modem with a new one with a built in router with wireless access. Because of this I decided just connect everything on that new router using switches, because I ...
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tp-link 1043nd no internet after flashing to gargoyle firmware

all!! ive recently bought a tp-link wr1043nd version 1.10 and flashed gargoyle firmware 1.5.9 onto it (after intermediate step of flashing from stock firmware to german version of firmware) ive read ...
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Wi-Fi router not working - Belkin N600

I can't connect to the interenet using my wifi router (Belking N600). But if I connect my computer via wire through either the modem or the wi-fi router, it works. It is just the wi-fi having ...
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Redirecting All Requests - Linksys Router

I currently have a Cisco WRV200 Wireless-G VPN router with RangeBooster, with that I've created an Access Point and set up a small Local Area Network. This Local Area Network obviously has no access ...
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My wireless is connected but no internet access using Windows 7 laptop

I've tried many things to get my wireless connected reading other people's posts,but it still wont work.Please help... this is what my computer is showing... Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] ...
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My computer connects to the more distant of my 2 routers by default

I'm running two routers in my home because one isn't enough to get signal from one side of my apartment to the other. So I have the main NetGear dual-band router in my living room connected to my ...
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Why does router disconnect from wifi?

Once in a while, all devices(connected to WiFi) get disconnected. They are not even visible in the networks list. However, all devices connected to a wired connection(only one device) are still ...
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Modem Throws me out of Wifi Network

I have a Cisco Router. At any point of time no more than 4 people can be connect to the network. And it keeps kicking me out of the wifi. If i disconnect and reconnect again am back on the network. IS ...
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Second router losing signal when first router drops connection

I have added a second router to my home network, as my first does not allow DLNA. I have an ethernet running from my first router (provided by Bell) to the second (TP-Link). I have wireless disabled ...
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Wireless connectivity dropout specific to one device

I have an Acer Aspire 771G running Windows 8 which connects to a D-Link DSL-G624T wireless router. Occasionally (and seemingly randomly), I get connectivity dropouts for varying lengths of time; my ...
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TP link TL-WR1043ND can't access some homepages via wireless

I ran into some trouble with my wireless connection this morning. I can connect to my wireless network and it seems to be sending an receiving packets, but I can only access some websites like ...
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Netgear Wgr614v9 to extend WIFI range

I have a Linksys e3000 with DDWRT installed and is setup on the upper floor. The signals downstairs of house are quiet weak so I was wondering if I could use an old Netgear Wgr614v9 downstairs to work ...
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2 SSIDs 2 NICs Stream and VPN setup

I have 2 SSIDs one for my ISP through an Asus RT-N66U, anther through an Asus RT-N16 for a VPN (StrongVPN) which is connected to one of the lan ports of the RT-N66U. I also have two wireless network ...
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Unable to ping machines in same network using Wifi

I am connected to WiFi router , and I am running Linux machine. There are few more machines connected to the same WiFi router, some are Windows and some Linux. I am trying to learn the basics of ...
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How to get rid of DOS attack: RST Scan?

I have Netgear Wnr1000v2 router. I have set my NAT to secure mode ( I don't know if that helps ). Many a times when I see my router's log I see lots of DOS attack: RST Scan. I somehow think that these ...
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Setting WiFi Client gateway, ip address, subnet etc on linksys router

I have a linksys wireless router which I use is a switch, not an internet router, inside an office in an office building. We have certain settings we have to setup for every client computer in order ...
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How to wirelessly connect TP-LINK TL-WA701ND with a THOMSON TG585v7 router from the ISP?

How can I wirelessly connect a TP-LINK TL-WA701ND with a THOMSON router from my ISP? The THOMSON is connected to Internet and I want to connect to it TP-LINK. I tried do that using WDS on Thomson and ...
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Vista laptop loses wireless connection when printing

I have a frustrating problem involving a brand new Canon MX885 printer and a Sony Vaio laptop running Vista Home Premium. Both the laptop and the printer are connected to the same wireless network. ...
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Possible Problem with Router - occurs during file transfers

With our latest router, we've been having a strange problem. Any time I am downloading a slightly large file or transferring a file from one comptuer to another over our home network, the Internet ...
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Configuring Wireless ADSL 2+ router for static IP

I have the following Binatone DT845W wirless ADSL2+ router An ethernet port with static ip which provides access to the internet Problem: I want to configure internet access via the router, so ...