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Belkin 450 wireless Router can't access specific websites

I have a Belkin 450 router that connects my internet to my laptop computer. It will work for 24 hours then all of a sudden I can't access google.com any antivirus website sysinternals website or ...
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Verizon Fios Wireless router and ethernet outlets in various rooms of the house

I have Verizon FIOS and with that a Verizon wireless router (in a closet upstairs) in which the 4 ethernets ports are connected to a panel where there are 4 ethernet ports. Each port from that panel ...
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Modifying Wireless components of a network, to become Wired [duplicate]

I'm wanting to change the configuration of my home network. A partial schematic of the network is as follows: when I say "partial" there are other things connected to the ADSL router which for ...
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Router drops connection to L2TP VPN

I'm connecting to VPN service through my TP-Link (TL-WR740N v4) router, using the L2TP server they provide. The router frequently drops the connection, every 30-40 minutes or so but usually reconnects ...
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Admin page for ASUS-RTN66U connected to PPOE box

Having recently changed our ISP over to a Radio Internet system, my ASUS-RTN66U router now connects directly to a small PPOE box and is configured to access the internet through an external device. ...
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Connect 2 Routers Wirelessly

(If this isn't the best site for this, let me know and I'll move it) I just moved into a new house that is lacking in coax and ethernet outlets, so I was forced to put our modem and router on the ...
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Dell XPS 15 in that the wi-fi would drop out every 20 mins

I'm having serious issues with my Dell XPS 15 in that the wi-fi would drop out every 20 mins or so at home. It has been widely reported that the XPS 15 (L521x) has had wireless problems. I have ...
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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 does Windows 8.1 prevent my wifi adapter from connecting to my 802.11n wireless network?

I tried upgrading my mom's PC to Windows 8.1 and it wen't smooth for the most part except I could not connect to the wireless network anymore. The driver for the wireless adapter was installed (tried ...
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Why is it that a single device can bring down an entire network?

I manage our shops network, and twice in the last year a single device has completely killed our network. When this happens you can't even access the router until you find/unplug the device and ...
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Stick to 1-6-11 channels or use others?

My apartment uses one router and multiples access points with channels 2, 4, 7 and 9. I have a feeling this is the reason there's so much interference that the internet is really bad. Two neighbours ...
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Configure network to have good multiplex

I have some Macs connected to the internet through a Netgear router. All use a wireless connection. I also have an AirPlay speaker connected wirelessly to the same router. A smart TV is also ...
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FritzBox router as a WLAN access point behind cable router - can't access NAS attached to cable router

I have a FritzBox 7270 v3 as a WLAN access point for my mobile devices. This box is attached via LAN to my cable router (Hitron CVE-30360) as well as my NAS (QNAP TS-421). My NAS and my cable router ...
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Packet loss while using a router

I have a broadband internet connection. I am connecting to the internet Using PPPoE connection. When I connect to internet using my PC it works perfectly. But when I try to use a router to connect to ...
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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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Default gateway is not available message, when using a router both in wired and in wireless setting

I recently rented a room which provides Internet connection via Ethernet cable only, but I really need a WiFi, so I bought a router. I set up the device but the thing is that the connection goes down ...
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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect to ...
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Multiple devices cannot connect to a TP LINK wireless TD-W8968 router

I've got a TP LINK wireless router, model TD-W8968. When we have lots of devices in the house (10 - 15, made up of laptops, iPhones, iPads etc.) we find that some devices can't connect to the network. ...
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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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Two Routers - 1 Port Straight to First Router

At my house we have two Wifi routers one's connected directly to the modem and the other is plugged in down stairs as a second network(Directly connected to the first router) Is there a way that I ...
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Ethernet is fast but wi-fi is slow?

I have noticed that when using wi-fi my internet slows down a good amount. When I plug an ethernet cable into my router, my download speed is about 25 mbps and upload is 26 mbps. However, when I ...
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Dynamics of using a 2.4ghz wifi sma amplifier with a dual band sma router port?

What are the dynamics of hooking up an 2.4ghz amplifier like this one to a dual band router like this one? Specific points of interest: Would it damage the router or amplifier? I would obviously ...
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WiFi device speed priority

I am having a weird issue. I have a high speed internet at home and a WiFi router. I have two computers - my Sony laptop (win8) and my girlfriends Macbook. Somewhy when I am downloading something - ...
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How does a wireless router limit connected devices?

I'm using a TP-Link TL-MR3420 wireless router to provide temporary internet access in a clubhouse. I use a wireless 3G dongle to provide the actual internet access. I accept that lots of users ...
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I can't connect to any wireless network

I've just had a burned router. When I now try to connect my PC to the new one (Dlink wireless AC750 DIR-810L) that is set to default settings except I've tried several different channels, default ...
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How to access wifi router config page when it's in Bridge mode?

I have a TP-LINK wifi router (model TL-WA901ND) configured in Bridge mode plugged into my building's network. How can I access the config page of the router? e.g. I might like to adjust the wireless ...
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Acces second router configuration

I have 2 wireless routers: WAN --> Router1 --> Router2 My PC is currently connected to Router1 All connections are wired. Router1 is a TP-Link TL-WR841N; Router2 is an ASUS. I need to configure ...
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Map my router's public IP to one of my PC's in the wifi network

Suppose I have a public IP. If I enter that IP into any PC connected to the internet, it opens my Router's Admin panel and asks for it's username and password, fair enough. But is that possible ...
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Extend wireless network with 2nd router, then do port forwarding

I have 2 WiFi routers, the main one is also a modem. I'd like to extend the range of the main WiFi with the second router and do port forwarding as I have connected a computer to the 2nd router via a ...
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Strange Item on DHCP Client Table

I was recently having internet connection issues and looked on my router's DHCP Client Table. An item that stuck out was the name of my neighbor's WiFi Network. The table listed "Neighbor's WiFi ...
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New wireless router connected to existing router modem

My home wifi can often get randomly slow and unstable, and I've already upgraded with the only ISP that my town has. I got a deal on a manufacturer refurbished NETGEAR R6300 hoping it'll help. My ...
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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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What could cause an 802.11n access point with multicast activity to crash when a wireless client goes out of range?

I have a Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) and an LB-LINK wireless USB adapter serving as an 802.11n access point with WPA2, running with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server. On the Pi, I have a python script ...
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Home Network is Inefficient and Slow

I have troubleshooted my network and I can't ever seem to get decent speeds. My router is a WNDR3400v2 (stock firmware, 802.11n, dual band) and I should be getting around 90 Mbps. Whenever I had the ...
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How to monitor ADSL2+ modem

I have thomson TG58547 ADSL2+ router to provide WiFy internet brodband, My router is working fine if its connected to only one device through WiFy but when I connect mobile to access WiFi it starts ...
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What is the relation between number of WiFi antenna and number of spatial streams?

As far as I know, 802.11n WiFi uses MIMO to increase throughput. It uses multiple Tx and Rx antenna (at both the AP and the client side) to send multiple spatial streams at the same time. The number ...
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Can long range Wi-Fi work if one end of the connection is not using a high-gain antenna?

I am trying to understand how long range Wi-Fi works. As far as I know, Wi-Fi consists of Tx and Rx. When a laptop is connected to an access point (AP), the laptop is able to receive data from the AP ...
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Strange IP addresses given from router.(ISP limits number of addresses?)

Let me explain the situation: I have wireless router, that connects to DSL modem, that later goes to ISP(by f-connector if it matters). Then I have two problems with it: 1) Wireless router gives the ...
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Can't connect to any access point anymore after using wired conncetion

My Windows XP wireless stops working after using a wired connection. I can't see the wireless network in the list of available wireless networks. In wireless network connection properties, the Use ...
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Netgear DHCP server doesn't provide the inputted dns servers to the connecting computer

I have NETGEAR JWNR2010v3 Router and I have configured it to static IP provided by the ISP. I have configured the preferred and alternate DNS servers provided by the ISP into the router. When I ...
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What's wrong with my home networking setup?

I have the following home network setup: Ground Floor Typical Wireless router which is connected to WAN/Internet and its LAN IP is 10.0.0.1. DHCP is ON with the address pool set to 10.0.0.100 to ...
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How do I connect multiple devices to an ISP that gives web-based portal for logging in without creating multiple logins with the ISP

I have a Digiflip router and the problem is that my ISP gives web based portal for logging in. In my old router, I needed to login only once and then the router accepted connection from multiple ...
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Access Transparent Router's Web Interface

A picture I made in paint is shown below which shows how my network is setup. The main router goes out to the internet. I connected a 2nd router to the main router in order to support older devices ...
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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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How to distribute wifi internet through router and access points

I want to make a wireless internet connection with an adsl modem which has no wifi option. So I want to connect a wireless router with the adsl modem and then I want to distribute it by connecting one ...
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Disabling SSID from command line DD-wrt

I'm trying to disable/hide my SSID broadcast programatically in order to stop devices connecting to my access point (not for security reasons). I have tried renaming the SSID and setting it to nothing ...
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Need to extend home wireless network 500ft to barn pc with wireless adapter

I have no way of drilling through my house to get a network cable to my router to then extend out to my barn. I am currently using a TP-LINK TL-WA801ND as a wireless repeater(connected wirelessly to ...
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The netgear r8000's three “separate” bands?

Does netgear's r8000 router's 3 separate bands use 3 separate ssid's, or do the two 5ghz bands work as one? Also if it was used as a repeater, is it possible to use the 3 different bands totally ...
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can i use my wireless adsl2 router+modem as modem only?

I have tenda w150D wireless router+modem. Its antenna is broken & it doesn't support dd-wrt. Now I wish to buy a router that does support dd-wrt. So can I use this current router+modem as modem ...
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Will wireless clients connect to access points with the same SSID regardless of the wired network?

In reference to How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points?, particularly this line Wireless clients just assume that all APs with the same SSID are configured similarly and are all ...