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

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Set up wireless networking solution for small office (<30 people)?

I have one wireless router (Linksys E2500) that's currently providing wifi for ~18 people on laptops, plus some of their devices (e.g. tablets). The network has gotten slow lately, and we're pretty ...
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What are the best WiFi settings for my situation?

I am trying to tweak my WiFi settings on the router and on my laptop so I can enjoy using the WiFi at my attic. For now I only get headaches because I cannot move freely around with my laptop at the ...
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Is my network infrastructure visible outside of my wireless router?

I have a wireless router which connects to the Internet. Do external sites and services know that I'm using a router and it is not a final PC? For that matter can external services (and perhaps my ...
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Wireless internet router keeps dropping out

I've got a problem with my wireless router at home. It is a BT ADSL line (8mbit) (though we usually get 5mbit). We're using a Belkin N wireless modem router There are at any one time between 1 and 6 ...
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How can I fix my WRT54GL's constant crashing?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL wireless router (the old blue-and-black) whose underside indicates it is Version 2. I've noticed that, on wireless mode, if I am on a Skype call or in a Google Hangout, the ...
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My ISP locked me out of my router

I did a quick search for this and didn't find results, so I'm thinking its just as bizarre as I thought. MY internet went down last night, and after 20 minutes of unstable it was back. But out of ...
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Use 2 wireless adapters to connect to 2 WIFI networks (local and internet) simultaneously?

On my HP Compaq 6710b there's an internal WIFI network adapter. Attached to the same laptop there's also an external USB Alfa WIFI adapter. I live near campus and can pick it's WIFI signal. The ...
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Router slows dramatically, needs restart (Belkin N+ Wireless Router)

About once a day my wireless router slows down dramatically. Any ideas on what's wrong or how to troubleshoot it? In particular, the upload speed is killing me. Where I might normally get 40 Mbps ...
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router is slow to connect but downloads quickly

My router (pocket wifi 2 from vodafone AU) seems to download data quickly enough (1Mbps) but it takes ages (10-20 seconds) to connect to the requested site first. All devices using this router have ...
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Streaming Netflix through Wifi kills all other devices

I have a "Belkin N150" Router. My current setup is wired connection to my personal tv and xbox with wireless going to the Wii and Bedroom laptop. Anytime I try streaming Netflix Instant Queue on the ...
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Port-forwarding in router ZTE ZXHN F660: hidden settings

In my company, we have a ZTE ZXHN F660 router, and we need to do a port-forwarding to access a DB allocated in one of our machines through public IP. We have login into router admin page (visit ...
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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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Slow wireless in my room: should I get a faster router or multiple extenders?

I recently moved into a new house and have very poor wireless in my room. I currently keep my wireless router (Linksys E1000 with DD-WRT) in the living room as this is where most of our browsing takes ...
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Any advantage to disabling or turning off network bands 802.11a / 802.11b / 802.11g

Product reference: DLink DSL-2890AL I am interested in what gains can be attained by disabling the following network bands. In particular performance and power consumption. 802.11a / 802.11b / ...
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How can I find all the computers on a network?

Is there a way to see all computers on a network? I have a "main" router, a switch connected to that router, and a Tenda WiFi router connected to the switch. I can see those computers which are ...
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How do Wi-Fi routers determine which channel to use?

I noticed most Wi-Fi routers come with an 'Automatic' channel selection mode, instead of requiring the administrator to select a channel between 1 and 13. Is there a standard way for the routers to ...
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Could not find DHCP daemon to get information on Belkin G Wifi Router

I am using a Belkin G Wireless Router F5D7234, and i have a DSL connection with only a ethernet cable. So i connected the cable to the Modem port and allowed it to use Dyanmic IP, it worked ...
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Long range wifi details

I was redirected to SU from network engineering because of this question: I want to build a long range wireless network. I would connect from point A (has connection with internet and router) to ...
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Networking two computers for homegroup

I have a wireless high speed Internet connection, using a wireless network adapter on my PC (Windows 8.1 x64), that I want to share with other computers and laptops in my home (also Windows 8.1). I ...
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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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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 to connect 2 home routers to connect 2 separate networks?

I don't know if it's a silly question, but I'm not very good at networking. So please help me out. I have a Netgear WNDR4500, and I configured my PCs and virtual machines setting the WNDR4500 ...
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connect nexus 5 and vostro 3300 to wireless channel 13

i have dell vostro 3300 and nexus 5 in my univercity i cant connect to nearly wifi it is on channel 13 what can i do ? my laptop can access channel 13 but my new windows wifi location just have USA ...
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Router Behind A Router

My condo building provides wifi. However they have a stupid terms of service window you have to accept before getting access. I wrote a script that can post automatically to that terms of service ...
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Prefer wired over wireless on same network (special case)

In a related post (multiple nics force routing), I asked about forcing Internet traffic to go via one specific NIC where there were multiples. In that case, the 100Mb wired network had no Internet ...
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what device(s) do I need to extend my wireless home network via creating a new wireless network (not using an extender)

What device(s) do I need to extend my wireless home network based on the following requirements: link between primary wireless access point to the device(s) in question has to be wireless not using ...
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Cannot Access Website First Time Through Router And Later It Seems To Forget Routing Table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot Resolve Host Or Access Website Through Router Would be helpful to those who are willing to help with this one. I evaluated the problem and it is for computer ...
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Login to USR9108 router control panel

Here is the setup: A US Robotics USR-9108 router is connected to an ADSL modem via ethernet cable. The modem, upon connecting with the ISP, provides a gateway address of 192.168.1.1 to the router. ...
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Wireless router disconnecting when using VPN

I have a Netgear RangeMax wireless router. Whenever I connect to this router either wirelessly or via an ethernet cable and try to use VPN, at some point during the VPN connection all computers ...
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What are the ways to monitor and limit the internet connection speed that individual computers are getting from my wireless router? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reduce bandwidth of a computer in LAN? My neighbors are planning to connect to the internet through my home wi-fi hence I will have to give them the WPA/WPA2 ...
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Internet stops working after few minutes

My internet stops working after few minutes and have to disconnect and then reconnect to wifi to make it work. This issue is only with my laptop other devices mobile/tablet/pc works fine with the ...
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Why does my wifi speed slow dramatically when more than one person uses it?

Whenever both my roommate and I use the wifi in a certain room in our apartment, it slows dramatically for me. It doesn't slow for him. If he uses it in another room, it's fine; if I use it in another ...
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Some problems with connecting two router

There are too many problems with the dsl and telephone line in my area so all dsl providers ceased their service here. So my dsl modem became useless Then I contact one of the best internet providers ...
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what happens when connected to two networks at same time,using two different wireless network connections?

what happens when connected to two networks at same time,using two different wireless network connections? and/or two different wireless network adapters? conflict? or does the stronger connection ...
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Wifi extender with its own wireless network

Today I wanted to buy a Wifi Extender, like the Netgear AC750. I thought it could connect to the base station (like the hotel wifi), and then setup its own wifi network, with its own SSID. In the shop ...
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How to access shared drives of Parent Network

I have a wired network set to static IPs. I have introduced a new wifi router to one of the wire and assigned one of the static IP to the router. Now few persons are directly connected to the wired ...
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Using D-Link D2750U Wi-Fi modem/router as a router only

I recently bought a D-Link D2750U Wi-Fi ADSL modem/router, for my ADSL Internet connection. But I have now changed my ISP, to one that provides Internet via cable (not telephone line). The ISP guy ...
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cannot connect wireless to openwrt

I am using a modem at bridge mode and WDR3600 as openwrt router. .I have a cable from modems LAN to WDRs WAN and a cable from WDR to pc. I have connection via cable. From 192.168.1.1 when I select to ...
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Using two routers in one network

I have a TP-LINK WR740N. My neighbor is using my Wi-Fi network but the signal is weak, so now I am trying to connect a second router (D-Link DIR-615) to the network in order to boost the signal ...
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Can TP-Link router make phone calls?

I have a TP-Link router TL-WR340G (54Mbps Wireless Router) with DSL service provided by a local company which serves it over the landline phone. My landline cord is plugged into an ethernet router ...
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Can I connect my D-Link to another access point?

I have a D-Link N300 and I want to connect it to another wireless router, so I may provide Internet access to my wired network in another room. Is this possible?
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How can I enable Telnet on a router

My router's telnet and ssh are disabled. It's a ISP supplied router so ISP disabled them. Is there a way to enable telnet on a telnet-disabled router? It's an Airties RT-204.
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Extending wireless network?

Have had some headaches with setting up wireless in my apartment. My first attempt was to buy a powerful wireless router and just have one in the living room. But the signal was abysmal in the bedroom ...
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Dell XPS l502x wi-fi speed is dead slow

Context I have purchased a new Dell XPS L502x laptop which has Windows 7 Home 64-bit which has this Wi-Fi Option: Intel ® Centrino ® Advanced-N 6230 (2x2 agn + Bluetooth) And I have 4 Mbps Internet ...
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Linkage wrt54g2 wont let me reconnect

I was connected for the past month with no problems and today, out of nowhere, the router dropped my laptop connection. I tried to reconect and restarted my computer and everything, but it just didn't ...
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Can this network system Work properly? [closed]

I have connected two different LANs with their own ISPs. I have two wireless routers with #1 router lan port connected to lan port of #2 router. Now:- 1 router: - Lan Ip address = 192.168.0.1 ...
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Hiding a router in a college dorm

I am looking to buy a router to plug in to an ethernet jack so that I can plug both my ps4 and xbox one into a single port (second port is used by my computer's cat5e cable). I essentially want it to ...
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How to limit internet access time per mac address

I want to be able to limit the amount of time some devices can connect to the internet to one hour per day. As an added bonus, I would like to restrict some sites (or categories of sites) per MAC ...
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How to connect two windows PC which uses same Router for internet but one is connected via wired LAN and another is on Wi-Fi?

I use DIR-555 Dlink router for Internet for my laptops and Desktop. My laptop is on Wi-Fi but my desktop is connected to Router via wired LAN. Internet works fine on both. I want to share a Desktop ...
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How can I offer internet for some users and only an intranet for others using a Router wifi?

My Problem I have to offer, to visitors, a small intranet (which I have on a localserver) through a router that offers too internet for staff. The visitors should have only access to the intranet ...