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

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Internet intermittent on one laptop, only on wifi at one house.

so I just got a new asus laptop, shouldn't matter. anyway after booting it up it immediately had problems with the wifi at my parents house. sometimes (rarely) it would load fine, other times it would ...
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How do I have one OpenWRT router use the DHCP server of another OpenWRT router?

I want one router to be able to access the devices connected to the other router. However one router is connected to the internet modem by ethernet, and the other router is connected to it by wireless ...
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Unable to ping Computers connected to two different Access Points of the same router

I have a D-Link wireless router with four ethernet ports. I have two Wireless Access Points enabled on my router. If I connect say PC1 and PC2 to two of the ethernet ports it can ping each other. If ...
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How do I prevent Wireless devices showing up as Wired devices on a 2-router-network?

I have 2 Netgear Routers: Netgear ADSL Modem + Router with Genie Netgear WGR614 N-150 I have the internet connected to my home network devices via the modem, and WGR614(LAN). The WGR614 is ...
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will upgrading my ADSL Modem fix my wireless connectivity [closed]

Here is my problem: I have a DSL-2730U ADSL Modem/Router and just bought two D-link DWA-548 Wireless N300 PCI Express Desktop Adapters. my problem is that one of my Wi-Fi Adapters is far away and ...
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Shared Network Works For Some But Not Others

Ok, so my house has 4 devices that connect to the internet. 3 wireless and 1 wired. I own the wired device and 1 wireless device. The other 2 wireless devices can connect to the internet just fine but ...
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Sharing Internet access with neighbor - What do I need?

My neighbor has an Internet access and a modem/router provided by the ISP. His WiFi signal is strong even in my house, so we want to share the connection. I need to connect to his signal and create a ...
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Accessing router from another router/modem

I have a Wi-Fi router connected to my Wi-Fi modem through a LAN cable. I have designated a static IP address to the router inside the modem configuration. Therefore the IPs are: Modem: 192.168.1.1 ...
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ip conflict on user pc and bad address shown on DHCP server after installing Wireless router

Our office has around 250 users and DHCP server (192.168.1.1 /24) and primary DNS server(192.168.1.2 /24) installed at office. I just configured linksys Wireless router(192.168.2.1 /24) for mobile ...
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Does signal strength deteriorate from router to router?

This is the situation, at my friend’s restaurant is a really old router (Fast FW150R; let’s call it A), connected to a modem, connected to A is also 3 other wireless surveillance cameras. The video ...
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How to access a Router that has DHCP turned off and IP address unknown?

I have 2 Netgear Routers: A DGND4000 Netgear Router + Modem, and A Netgear 150-N Router. My Netgear DGND4000 Router works fine, and is accessible over the internet via LAN IP. My Netgear 150-N is ...
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My Router is timing out

My router is timing out from time to time. I can see it when I ping its address/gateway and sometimes huge latency up to 3k ms and I cant access the router page. I thought my old router is dying and ...
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Windows 8 dropping wifi for a short time

Previously, my laptop connects to wifi well. However, I just moved to a new place, and now it will sometimes drop wifi connection (lose connection and can't see the wifi for a while, ~ 2 min). I ...
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Sniff packets from router

So I have TP-Link router and I want to sniff all the packets going through the router. I'm using Wireshark right now but not able to get the packets which passes through my router. So What I've tried ...
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How to figure out company's network topology?

I can figure out: 1. 3 floors(A, B, C), there is a WIFI AP with same APN but different BSSID in each floor. 2. Will get different IP different subnet if I connect to different WIFI AP 3. the router's ...
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Why there is proxy in front of Router (or between PC and Router)?

Our company's router is 192.168.135.254 with traceroute, I got this: traceroute to 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets 1 192.168.0.162 (192.168.0.162) 1.903 ms 0.839 ms 0.699 ms 2 ...
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Slow network speeds

Given the following network setup: Cable Model --(wired)--> Router --(wireless)--> Ethernet Bridge --(wired)--> PC Testing download speeds: From Internet to Cable Modem = 100 mbit From ...
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Extremely slow & fluctuating Wi-Fi speeds (in KB/s) when transferring files

Here's my home network set up: TP-Link W8968 router (dual antennae, max 300 Mbps, supports 802.11n) Lenovo SL400 laptop, Intel WiFi AGN 5100 card (supports till 802.11 draft-n) HP Pavilion 15 laptop ...
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No connection to NAS with a Router

I have following Network Devices InternetBox: VDSL Modem+Router 2in1 (4x LAN + WLAN) IP (192.168.1.1) - Located in Basement Router: Netgear WNDR3700v5 Router (4x LAN + 1WAN + WLAN) IP ...
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What is best to do? Buy a dual band router & hard wire it into the existing modem/router or buy a wifi signal booster/extender?

I just upgraded to a dual band gigabit modem/router via my cable provider. I have 2 rooms that need a faster & more reliable signal. I want to receive the fastest download speed. What is best to ...
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Weird 5ghz network issue - can't connect to some websites

I have installed a 'wifi repeater' to extend my 5ghz network because the range was too low. First of all when I logged in to my 5ghz network, I couldn't get on any site at all so I changed the ...
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Connect a WiFi Repeater with a Tomato Router

I recently bought a repeater (http://en.avm.de/products/fritzwlan/fritzwlan-repeater-1750e/) to extend the range of my wifi, but I'm not able to make it work with my router (ASUS RT-68AC) which runs ...
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Using OpenWRT to share Eduroam (802.1x) Wlan internet over the LAN plug

) Have here rather conceptual questions regards a hypothetical wisle idea: Take the eduroam Wlan Network (a 802.1x authentication one) and connect with a router (guess i have to flash openWRT) to it. ...
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Wi-Fi quit working on all of our routers, hardwired still works

We've got five separate wireless routers currently configured as access points to allow wireless access to our domain network. Last night, every single one of them lost wireless capabilities at the ...
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Difference between wifi router and access point? Which is the better choice for my network

I wanted to know what is the difference between a wifi router and an access point because I want to extend my homenetwork which is currently using 3 wireless router(configured as APs) connected via ...
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WiFi 5 GHz weak signal at lower unused channels

I've got an ASUS RT-N66U running Tomato (Shibby) with three 9 dBi antennas. My adapters on three systems are ASUS USB-N53's. I have my router on 161 @ 40 MHz. Some new neighbors moved in on ...
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Each restart on Windows 10 causes limited connectivity in WiFi

I have a Lenovo Windows 10 with Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265. It was working with Windows 8.1, but the following happened after upgrade: After coming from vacation, I tried to use our WiFi and ...
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Can an Open WIFI Hotspot be created to connect to a Password Protected Wifi

I'm using an old device that can't connect to my WPA2-AES protected router. I know I can change the router settings to use WEP and the device will work, but seems like a rather unsafe way of doing it. ...
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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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Netgear D7000 compatible with centurylink fiber optic internet?

I have Centurylink fiber optic internet into my house, currently I am using the hardware provided by Centurylink (Technicolor C2000T). I purchased the Netgear D7000 modem/router combo but now ...
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Redirecting the users on the network to a default page. (Wireless Router)

I have a cable modem connected to wireless router (Asus RT-N10 D1) that lets me and my neighbor connect to the Internet. We agreed to share the cost of Internet together since the Internet is ...
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No Accounting packets from DD-WRT router running WPA2-Enterprise and RADIUS server in WAN

I am running a TP-LINK WR740N router with DD-WRT. I have successfully set up WPA2-Enterprise which relies on a freeRADIUS v2.2 server in WAN. Authentication goes well. But DD-WRT just sends ACCT ...
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Bandwidth control rule in TP Link WiFi router TL-WR740N affects my own computer

In my home wifi network, I have listed some devices to allocate the bandwidth. I am using TP Link WiFi router of model number TL-WR740N. Under Bandwidth Control -> Rules List, I have a couple of ...
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modem and two routers configuration

I'm struggling with my new network setup. My configuration is: Modem router1 (dlink 645) connected to the modem through WAN port router2 (dlink 655) connected to the router 1 LAN to LAN Both ...
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Asus RT-N16 + LinkSys E1000v1 network bridge (AP+WDS) for Guest Network

I am trying to extend my Guest Network on my wifi router Asus RT-N16 by adding LinkSys E1000v1 in the far area of the house. However, I cannot make LinkSys work and I am not sure how to trobleshoot ...
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Configure router to send a request everytime IP changes

I have a Linksys WRT54GL with dd-wrt installed, and Linksys WAG200G with OpenWAG. I want to send a wget request to a specific server that will automatically update my ip in their records, every-time ...
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Someone is branching wireless connection off my router

I setup my new internet service few weeks ago in the new apartment and starting this last week the internet speed seemed much lower than normal; you could espeacially tell when streaming videos. Now ...
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How to measure an antenna strength?

I am testing two consumer grade WiFi AP and if I believed specifications AP1 should be more powerful than AP2, but from the first tests I made that is not true. Unfortunately both the AP manufacturer ...
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Am I experiencing a router overload or is it just a bad router?

I have the following setup at my house for over a year without any problems. Motorola Modem SB6141, hardwired to Linksys WRT1900AC, then hardwired to Linksys SE-3024 switch. I have about 40 - 50 ...
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WiFi signal amplifier

I am able to access the Internet over WiFi, but the signals are too weak, signal strength remains "fair" or "poor". I cannot relocate, I cannot use hard-wired LAN, nor I can do any kind of ...
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Network issue - client on Android device not connecting to server on my laptop

I have a server app running on my windows 7 laptop and I have a client app running on my Android phone. Both, laptop and phone when connected to my work WIFI can communicate. I can log it into my ...
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Work Network Admin refuses to give me a 2nd IP address so I have to add extra router [closed]

At work I am given only a single IP address (198.168.10.106) to be used on a single computer on the network. Problem is that I want to use 2 computers at my office and share the only single given IP ...
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Setting up router plus WiFi access point (same SSID) - roaming problems

Network: Internet <-> Router 1 (DHCP, WiFi) <-> PowerPlug <-> Router 2 in access point mode Both WiFi networks are configured with the same SSID. If a device (i.e. laptop or ...
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Best way to create a multirouter wireless network with my current hardware

I'm new to IT side of computers, and while I'm starting to grasp the basics, I keep getting into trouble when I try to utilize it in real life. The Scenario: a 3 floor, 12 bedroom apartment. 10 ...
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Wi-Fi speed inexplicably drops after usage on an Aspire Aspire v17 Nitro

I have a relatively new Aspire Aspire v17 Nitro. I’m running Windows 8.1 and have a Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 wireless network adapter and Bluetooth is disabled. After turning it on, my Wi-Fi speed is ...
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How to setup wired network with wireless that can be turned on and off

I'd like to have a network in which I can do the following -- have a wired network up at all times, and a wireless network powered up only as needed. My setup is as follows: ARRIS Touchstone Cable ...
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Will wireless repeater slow internet speed

When using a wireless repeater, I understand that the total network bandwidth will be halved as answered here 'Does a wireless repeater slow things down for everyone?' Consider the following ...
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How to connect my wifi with command or some software on my debian8?

There are two computers in my room. A is connected to wireless router +adsl modem ,gateway is 192.168.1.1 ,localhost is 192.168.1.100.Security Options is none The pci wifi receiver was installed on ...
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How to split Ethernet Internet data through a router equally to different devices?

Five of us live in a flat. We have an Internet connection with a 75GB per month plan. Is there a way to split the 75GB to 5 different devices so that everyone can use the Internet equally?
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Slow Speeds over Wi-Fi

I have cable Internet that averages about 35 MB/sec down and 7MB/sec up, but been having intermittent Wi-Fi problems for several months now. I’ve changed my router a couple times to no avail. I’m ...