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

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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 ...
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Cisco DPC3925 I don't remember my wifi passwd

How can I reestablish the factory configurations? I have the Cisco Router in my posession but I don't even remember the admin router pass, (I've tried with the default and it's not) @EDIT: I've ...
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How to connect 2 Routers to share files but not internet?

I've looked everywhere for how to do this but I can't really find a full answer. My neighbor and I share a lot of files between each other, Videos, Music, game saves, etc. What I'd like to do is be ...
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How can I access my ISP's server

I am using a Broadband Cable Internet connection. My ISP give me a LAN cable that I can connect to my PC's lan port or Laptop lan port. Also, My ISP's have a Local server, that I can use for Movie, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Why is there high packet loss when transferring across wireless network?

Normal internet browsing behavior does not trigger packet loss, but when I am doing a significant, sustained wireless to wireless transfers[0], packet loss increases to 30-50%. Wired devices are ...
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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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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 ...
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Can a consumer wireless router act as both a wireless client and access point?

I'm going to be moving in the future, and integrating my home network into that of my landlord. I wish to maintain an isolated network while using his internet connection, so I'm planning on cascading ...
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Linksys router cannot change default password

My wireless internet suddenly stopped working today. I have Windows 7 and Lindsys WRT54G router. I tried to log into the Linksys setup router page by typing in www.192.168.1.1 into firefox and it ...
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How do I make my desktop computer wireless? [duplicate]

I want to make my desktop computer wireless, how exactly can I do this? Do I have to install a wireless card in my PC? Is there another way? I've read I can use a usb wireless adaptor. Are these ...
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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 ...
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Modify .htm files on wireless router

What am I trying to do? I am attempting to access the .htm files on my wireless router to modify the look and feel of the Netgear GENIE webpage(s). What have I done? I've read several articles on ...
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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 ...
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Static IP isn't accessible outside of the home network

I have Windows 2012 server with HTTP server enabled through the firewall. I mapped my static IP to my local IIS using the router's port forwarding. Everything worked fine for awhile. All of a ...
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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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E3000 as repeater (bridge?) for Motorola DOCSIS cable modem

I'm trying to use my E3000 as a bridge/repeater to extend the range of my cable modem (Motorola DOCSIS 3.0). To that end, I flashed it with DD-WRT firmware. I'm not clear if I want "Repeater" or ...
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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?
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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 ...
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Configuring two nearby WLANs: should I use the same ssid? [duplicate]

I'm configuring a home network for basic internet use (ie don't really need connectivity between workstations on the network). My brick walls mean a single wireless router doesn't provide good ...
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Wireless WLAN Transmitter for Desktop Computer? [closed]

I would like to know whether I can buy a Wireless WLAN Transmitter for my desktop computer in order to not use a internet cable to connect to the internet but rather via my router's wireless WLAN ...
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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 ...
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DD-WRT (Linksys) slow local file transfer over WiFi

I have the following setup - a modem/router... it is a device that converts fibreoptic to standard LAN. Then I have my main router/DHCP server/ WiFi. I use another router with DD-WRT as an accesspoint ...
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What hardware is necessary to provide WiFi for an outdoor business?

My in-laws own a campground and are looking to provide free WiFi for their guests. They are a small operation and are on a budget, so I have decided to help look into this. Here are some basic ...
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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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Linksys AE1200 stops detecting hotspots

I have a Linksys E1200 router and Linksys AE1200 USB adapter, and am running Windows 7 x64. Periodically my connection drops and I have to either use the Windows 7 troubleshooter, or unplug/replug ...
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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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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 ...
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Laptop won't connect to wireless network after trying to install Chromecast with it

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that was working perfectly fine up until tonight. I went out and bought a Chromecast so I could be a bit more productive in my coding (cast the web page with the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Router keep advertising itself on ipv6

I keep receiving the following router advertisement every few seconds from my router on ipv6 despite disabling my wireless ipv6 connection: # tcpdump -vv 'ip6 and icmp6' tcpdump: listening on wlth0, ...
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Redirect to default homepage in a Wifi Network

Is there a way to set a default homepage for a Wifi Network, maybe tweaking the router configuration? My router is TP-Link TL-WR541G. I mean, when someone just connects to the wifi and first open the ...
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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 ...
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wifi usb adapter can connect to one, but can't connect to another wifi network

On the desktop computer I'm connecting to a wifi using usb wifi adapter. I have two available networks, my home network and the one from the neighbor. When I want to connect to my wifi network, it ...
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How to configure OpenDNS for Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter in Windows7?

I have created a wifi adapter & can connect. But I would like to enable OpenDNS settings. If I enable it for LAN, when accessing through wifi it does not use OpenDNS server. I also tried it on ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Two Routers— one ISP — seperate networks — seperate password and SSID --usage/traffic 2nd router

5) I need to have 2nd netgear wifi router after the frst one so that I can view the usage/traffic data of only the 2nd router each month. 4) I have the following hardware configuration: Satelite ...
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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 ...
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How to monitor traffic statistics on my wireless modem router?

How can I monitor the network traffic statistics for all connected computers to my wireless modem router? Something like what Network Meter does for a single PC. EDIT: My modem router is: TP-LINK ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Router and PC IP Address Differ

OK, I have a router that is my central hub. I have a DHCP reservation set up to keep IP addresses constant across the network but when it comes to my main PC, the router shows the PC to be reserved ...
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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 ...