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

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extending wifi with TP-Link WPA4220 KIT

hope you can help. I have a home hub from my telephone company for wifi, but needed to extend the range and bought a "TP-Link" product. Followed instructions, and my laptop, phone and Ipad "see" the ...
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Router to serve content to a local network

I want to serve text based content to 300 people in room, but not allow them to access the Internet. The idea is to reflash a router and run a web server on it. These 300 people connect to the router ...
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TomatoUSB Shibby repeater can't connect to main router

I have been trying to setup a TomatoUSB by Shibby router as a repeater for the past few hours with no luck. This is my setup: Main Router: Linksys E3200 running Tomato Firmware 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-116 ...
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Router to handle 300 connections and run a web server [closed]

Is there a router that can handle 300 concurrent connections and run a lightweight web server? It seems most home routers wouldn't be able to handle that kind of load. It would be nice to be able to ...
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How to setup AirPort Extreme 802.11n to connect to my wifi and share its ports?

Is there any way to force my AP Extreme to act as an wifi client and share it´s ethernet ports? This is no problem with my AP express, but I want to utilize the gigabit ports and switch capabilities ...
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Do all devices on my 802.11ac router need to support 802.11ac?

I have purchased an iPhone 6, my first 802.11ac device. My current router supports 802.11g/n. Other devices on my network include: A few wired (100mbit ethernet) devices A few 802.11n devices One ...
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How to boost “Big Internet Company” Fiber wifi across the street? [closed]

My startup just moved into our new office. We got a great deal on rent, but unfortunately the building isn't wired for anything but DSL :(. Luckily, our city has a 1GB Fiber connection through an ...
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Cannot load router interface in Win8.1, even though ip address, DNS, etc all set correctly

Win8.1 continually frustrates me. I need help to access my router's web interface. OK, my web interface is 192.168.1.1. This is confirmed with IPCONFIG. My Internet Protocol v4 and v6 settings are ...
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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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Multiple default gateway issue on a laptop

Its been a long time but i'm back. I do have a Linksys WAG120N brand of wireless router at home which allows me share internet connection between three laptops either wired or in a wireless manner. ...
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How to use 2 D-link wireless N 300 Routers in the same Network

We have a to apartment house with the main internet in apartment A" with the main D-link router and i am in apartment "B" about 100m from the main apartment. I have use a long network cable to bring ...
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Can I use it (TP-Link TL-WR740N Wireless Router) in my mobile and laptop without connecting to laptop

I have installed TP-Link TL-WR740N Wireless Router in my laptop and after installing I am able to use WiFi/internet in mobile. But without switching ON the laptop, the internet doesn't work on my ...
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How do I configure a Router without a WAN Port to connect to the Internet?

I'm in a dorm room where they only provide us with a single Ethernet cable. I have this TP-Link Modem/Router which has no WAN ports on it and I'm wondering if there is a clever way of using it as a ...
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Can a device with a 802.11g NIC see a 802.11ac/n router?

I'm contemplating upgrading to an 802.11ac router. My current router is 802.11n/g. All the wireless devices I have only have 802.11g NICs and can not even see the 802.11n band. If I upgrade to the ...
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Cannot connect to TP-MR3220

Yesterday, I plugged in the lAN flylead between my router, the TP-MR3220, and type the IP 192.168.0.1, and was promptly asked for a password, which I had long forgotten. So, I thought a quick factory ...
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Using D-Link 2750U WIFI Router for WIFI

I am having trouble configuring the D-Link 2750U WIFI Router. I have a broadband connection with a static IP ( 192.168.1.xxx) through Ethernet cable. Now, I would like use this broadband connection to ...
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Connecting a router to a private network

I want to use a router to my hostel network so that I can connect to internet using Wifi. I heard that doing that will cause some Ip clashes and all. How is it possible?. Suppose I share the net using ...
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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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How secure it is to open home router to public?

First of all I hope this is the right place to ask the question. If it is not, feel free to close this. My housemate proposed to open our home router to outside world. He is the process of learning ...
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Improving slow wireless read/write to NAS

It would be great if you could help me out with the following. When I connect to my NAS, I get quite low speeds. Slower than my internet actually. I have looked at several of the questions posted ...
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How to access Network Computers separated by a router?

I am using Windows 7 64-bit Professional and my Desktop-PC is directly connected to a TP-Link WR841N wireless router which I mainly use to get wifi on my phone. Before I purchased the wireless ...
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Trouble Connecting with the wireless when a computer is plugged into the router directly

For some reason when I turn on my computer that is plugged into the computer via Ethernet cable, all other devices that are connected wireless to the router can no longer use the internet, they just ...
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Bridge a 3g connection with ethernet

Line-up: 1. An 3G usb dongle stuck in a laptop with ethernet port and wi-fi disabled. 2. An wi-fi router serving as dhcp server for another 3 wi-fi routers configured as access points. All those 3 ...
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why am i getting 11mbps on a wireless-n network? [duplicate]

I have a "Linksys AC1200" router which supports 802.11ac and I have a Dell Latitude (with Win7) with a "Dell Wireless 1504 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz)" network adapter. Since 802.11ac is backwards compatible ...
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How do I implement the following home network architecture?

I'm trying to get my home network to look something like this: The dotted lines denote wireless connections, and the solid lines denote wired connections. In case the diagram isn't clear, I want the ...
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Asus RT-N66U Enable SSH Access

Is the option to enable ssh access to this router not available in the stock version of the firmware? I can only see "Enable Telnet" under Administration -> System. That's kind of lame. Telnet is ...
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How to unbrick Linksys EA6900?

Recently I've got a Cisco Linksys router model EA6900, it was a gift from somebody who didn't know if it worked. When I first set it up, the Linksys LED logotype turned on but nothing happened, so I ...
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Can only access one of the router's web portal and the Internet

On both wired and wireless connections, I can only access one of 192.168.1.1 (the router web portal) and the general Internet. Which "mode" my devices are in is seemingly random. This has persisted ...
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“Unable to join network” message on iOS devices when attempting to use 5Ghz band

This issue has been occuring for a few months now. My 2.4Ghz band works with no issues. Out of the blue my iPhone disconnects with the 5Ghz network even though it show up in the wifi settings. If I ...
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Internet Speeds going crazy (wi-fi only)?

This is a 60 second average sample of my wireless speeds as of two days ago (had to post link since I have <10 rep). I'm not a basic user, and I'm wondering why this would even happen. I fear the ...
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D-link blinking orange light and cannot access router IP

I've never had this issue before, but just recently I had to get a new Ethernet cable, because my old one had broken. So I bought a new one, and now when I connect my modem and router to gain Wi-Fi, ...
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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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Can antennas be replaced on TP-LINK Archer C7?

I'm planning to buy a TP-LINK Archer C7 Router. This model has 3 fixed antennas (2.4 GHz band) and 3 external antennas (5 GHz band). Can I replace the external antennas with 8 dBi antennas? What ...
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Behavior of LAN ports on Asus RT-N56U in Access Point mode

I currently have an Asus RT-N56U WiFi router used to serve a combination of wired and wireless devices in my house. To take advantage of some recently installed ethernet lines,I need to move the ...
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3G USB modem support with TP-LINK MR3020

I am planning to purchase TP-LINK MR3020 3G/4G Wi-Fi router to use it with my Huawei E1550 3G USB Stick. But the problem is my usb stick is not present in the compatibility list of this router here. ...
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Can't access DD-WRT router (E3000) set up as wireless AP

I have a Time Warner Cable modem/router; I attached a Linksys E3000 with DD-WRT as a wireless AP by following this guide: http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless_Access_Point Everything works, ...
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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 ...