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

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Want to know the mac id's currently connected with my binatone router?

I want to know in my binatone router how many systems are currently connected and mac address. In that router I want to restrict the internet connections for android mobile devices.
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Implications of using 192.168.1.255 for second access point

Here is the situation. I recentely got a second wireless router that I connected to my original wireless router via an ethernet cable in order to extend the reach of my wireless network across my ...
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What to look for when looking for router which can support many wireless and wired devices?

As someone who does a lot of stuff wirelessly over my home network - I was trying to come up with information to replace my old worn out router. My roommates and I do gaming on it simultaneously both ...
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Limited wireless connection on Windows 8.1

I have a PPPoE connection and I wanted to set up a router. I have followed the steps (at least I think I have) - connected the cable to router (internet blue port) then another cable from router ...
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How to use wifi router as PoE?

Is it possible to use wifi router as PoE? This is a picture of my network connectivity. My PoE is not working properly. So I am thinking of connecting the Ethernet cable(which is the cable from ...
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Wi-fi slows down at times on laptop

I have a Lenovo T540p laptop with a Intel Dual Band AC wireless card running windows 8.1 and a TP-Link WR841N wireless router. The wireless works ok for a time but then it randomly starts to break ...
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Improve network stability throughout house

I am having trouble maintaining a stable wireless connection in the basement of my house. Our router is on the first floor of the house (Comcast modem/router combination). I am getting around 2/5 bars ...
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Are there routers that dynamically use both 2.4 and 5 GHz for connected clients?

Are there routers that dynamically use both 2.4 and 5 GHz for connected clients, that is, rather than having a client pick one or the other frequency band, allow a client to connect to both and ...
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What properties does a new antenna change in a router/access point?

If I buy new antennas for my wireless router or for an access point what properties can I expect to be improved and worsen? I expect the antenna's range to be improved but does the antenna itself has ...
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How to configure Switch Router and Two Different Computer with one single Internet Connection?

I think this is quite a bit confusing for me. I have an internet connection that can only be accessed from Computer-A. But then,... I have one Switch WIFI Router TD-W8915ND, and another computer, ...
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How do I setup a Netgear N150 access point to connect to my gateway wirelessly?

Currently, I have a ARRIS-C452 Gateway. I can connect computers that have built-in WiFi. The problem I have is that I have a desktop in another room, and I don't want to run an Ethernet cable from the ...
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what devices are required to setup wireless internet with dsl? [closed]

i'm new in these things. what devices are required to setup wireless internet fully. I mean from device that search for signal to DSL router. I've seen people install some kind of device on their roof ...
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Network Adapter in AC Mode

Not a networking expert here. Just upgraded and installed the ASUS RT-AC68U router. Installation was smooth with no issue. I have the T440s laptop running Windows 8.1 with the "Intel Dual Band ...
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My laptop and my phone top out at 40 Mbps on my home WiFi

So I recently got myself a 50 Mbps down / 5 Mbps up internet connection. I'm very happy with it, except both my MacBook Air and my iPhone 5S top out at about 40-42 Mbps down speed. My PC which has a ...
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How to enable PPPoE Passthrough in DS-Link WR151DN

My ISP provides the internet via PPPoE and if I enter the user name and password in its connection wizard, it can't connect to the ISP server. As I learned, it requires PPPoE Passthrough (aka PPPoE ...
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Strong wifi signal but no internet connection

My wifi router is in my living room. I can use internet fine in the living room, but when I move to my bedroom, the internet connection becomes very choppy. It frequently becomes unresponsive, then I ...
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Setup wireless repeating on Netgear WNDR3400 (N600) router

This question is different from How to configure IP forwarding on Netgear N600 WNDR3400 router I was previously using my N600 as my base station connected to a cable moden. I have a new Trendnet 812 ...
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Two home networks but devices can only connect to one?

I have the following setup: 1 router w/ modem connected downstairs to the ISP, providing both cable and wi-fi internet to the downstairs. 1 router upstairs connected to the downstairs router ...
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Create a wifi hotspot from ethernet connexion using D-Link DWA 160

How can I create a Wi-Fi in my house using the ethernet connection that I have? Right now I can connect one computer to internet via ethernet. I bought a D-Link DWA 160 B2 wireless adapter. From ...
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Slow wifi and cable speeds on router

I have 3 wireless routers (a linsys 2600, a tenda something and an asus rtn-18u). From my isp I have an internet connection of 500Mbit/s over a PPPoE connection. To note is that if I plug the wire ...
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Windows 8 pro: backup to pendrive connected to router usb

I have a Windows 8 pro pc, I'd like to connect a pendrive to my router (it supports this, the pen is seen as a network share) and use it to backup my pc with the standard MS backup tool. Will it ...
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Unable to connect to wifi

I have a Dell Latitude E6530, running Windows 8.1, with a Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter. I am able to connect to my phone's personal hotspot, but not my home wifi. The home wifi router is a ...
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Cleaning a compromised Router?

At the office I noticed malware symptoms on one of the computers. I tried cleaning it and found nothing. Then I noticed I got the same behavior on my phone and the other computer: occasional links ...
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unusable speed connection to router (ethernet and wireless)

I'm using a lenovo flex 2 laptop, my connection was fine up until this week. We got a new router (edimax br 6428ns v2), which seems to "not like" my laptop, i'll explain: My 2 roommates can connect ...
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Accessing router behind modem/router

I have a router which is located upstairs connected to the modem downstairs through a powerline adapter. I am able to access the modem which is located downstairs through the router but connecting to ...
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Using an old router as a secondary access point?

I have recently acquired a new router and wish to extend my "WiFi coverage" by utilizing my old router as another access point somewhere in the house. I have followed a number of tutorials and i'm ...
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Netgear WNCE4004 Wifi Adapter Connection Trouble - Static IP Issue?

Here's my situation: I'm in the military and live in an accommodation block where internet is provided by an unprotected wifi network (I'll call this 'service wifi'). To get internet access, I login ...
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Can I increase range for my d-link dwa-125 wifi adapter?

I have got this d-link's wifi adapter. It comes with an extension pad so I can move it around for approx 1m instead of being constantly plugged into usb port. I also have wifi antenna which I got ...
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Remove the “2” after the SSID on Windows 8.0

I am using Windows 8.0. When I am connected to my wireless router, I see "[SSID] 2" when I hover over the network icon in the desktop tray. I have used netsh wlan delete profile name="[SSID]" to no ...
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Losing network connectivity sporadically after MAC Cloning

I did MAC Cloning at my router where I basically configured the MAC address of the router to be the same as that of my desktop. Ever since I have done that, I lose network connectivity sporadically. ...
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How to diagnose random wifi outages

At my home network I'm experiencing random WiFi outages. My notebook is connected to WiFi and then all network traffic stops. The WiFi connection is fine, I have 90% signal strength (-47 dBi on ...
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Can I use a DSL Modem with built-in wireless router with a cable modem? [duplicate]

I recently moved from DSL to Cable. I have a 'dumb' cable modem, but a 'smart' DSL modem (two actually). What I would like to do is to connect the cable modem to one of the lan ports of the DSL modem ...
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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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Router Disconnects Wireless but Wired Connections are Working

Internet connectivity of all wireless connections is dropped simultaneously, with "yellow star" in the system tray icon of all machines but wired connections continue working fine without any problems ...
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Wireless network using existing network

I am trying to accomplish the following, I know its possible as I have set this same scenario up previously, but with a Aruba solution, which made it easier. I have an exsisting LAN (192.168.0.1-254) ...
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Wi-fi reconnection is impossible

My laptop is set up to automatically look for my router's connection, even if it's not publicly displayed, and connect. It usually works well but sometimes one of the following happens. I shut down ...
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Router intermittently loses signal, why?

My ADSL signal comes into my house by copper wires, reaches a tripolar socket where a filter is plugged in (the filter has a tripolar plug, a tripolar socket for the phone line and a RJ11 socket for ...
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How to retrieve the wireless password from a DIR-651 without resetting it? [duplicate]

I need to grab the wireless password from my DIR-651 router and put in my phone. I set the router up several months ago and haven't used wireless since. I have access to the DIR-651 admin page via ...
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Signal strength fluctuations and performance issues with cascading routers

I am using two home routers (Linksys WRT300N and Netgear Nighthawk AC1900)in cascade order to extend the area covered by WIFI. The signal strength and performance of the network throughout the home is ...
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I am am connected to my wireless router at home but it won’t give me an Internet connection

I have a Thinkpad running Linux Mint 17 and my connection is on wlan0 which is the Intel Wi-Fi interface. Several days ago I was connected to the Wi-Fi router at home and everything worked like a ...
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Unstable wireless speed over home router

I have cable internet service with 30mb down and 5mb up. I bought cable modem Thompson DCM467 from my provider. I wired a router Cisco/Linksys E4200 V1 to my modem, I have not installed tomato ...
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Wireless speed is erratic

I have the netgear 1600AC R6200v2. Currently I'm seeing crazy wireless speeds. My hardwired connection is showing my full speed, so it appears the issue is in the wireless. (FYI my speed is 50Mb/s ...
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Xubuntu: no internet access and all network requests to IPs in the subnet are directed to me

From my xubuntu I dont have internet access and it seems like all requests to my subnet (192.168.0.1, 192.168.0.2, . . . .etc) are directed to me. I have an apache server installed, so when I open me ...
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Routers with multiple user increasing latency by request is normal?

I guess my modem have a problem with multiples users sending packages simultaneously, in the past I shared my internet connection with others 4 devices (computers and smartphones) and I played online ...
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Network printer outside from his router not presented on network

I'm working in an office, which has a messy network built by many people before me. Just to clarify: I far not understand networks, this one either. I have a room, where arrived a new network ...
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Will cascading two routers separate both networks?

If I plug a second router with DHCP on and a different subnet, will that separate the networks and keep them from communicating with each other? One of my family members had malware recently and I ...
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PORT FORWADING TPLINK-TL-WR740N

i was up to using my local MSSQL database with my live application so that i can fetch the data from my personal pc from the web application. i am creating my web application in sailsjs. and i am ...
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Share Internet in LAN through dongle

I've one Mi-Fi data dongle (Tata Photon Wiz Wi-Fi) for an Internet connection, Netgear Wireless-N300 Modem Router, Printer, Iomega iConnect, a couple of computers (Ubuntu)/MacBook Pro, and ...
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Bad connection to router despite being 10 feet away

My router is in my living room and my laptop is in my bedroom. The distance from the two are literally 10 feet apart. I currently live on the 16th floor of an apartment building in Shanghai. Now for ...
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Bandwidth control on a router with WDS

I have a tp-link router with WDS enabled to link with an old Cisco wag120n modem; I've noticed that with WDS the bandwidth control option has no effect. Is there any firmware which allows bandwidth ...