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

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Merging two networks connected to the server in the Office?

In my office, we use a Windows 2008 Server computer. There are two network ports at the back of the Server CPU. And we use two internet connections both of which are plugged in to those two network ...
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Too slow internet and all ISP censorships are gone when connecting to my wireless router

I have a strange issue at my place. I am experiencing very slow internet speed recently and same time I could see that all blocked contents from my ISP is unblocked from me. I first thought it's a ...
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N access point connected to G router

Any issues connecting an N access point via an ethernet cable to a G router? I currently have a wrt54gl router in one room (where it's connected by cables to various devices). I'm usually in another ...
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How can I find out what is changing my wireless encryption from AES to TKIP automatically?

I have a wireless connection using WPA2-Personal as the security type, and I've set the Encryption type to TKIP. However, without my intervention, the encryption type will change from TKIP to AES, and ...
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TP-Link WR740N Router won't reset nor provide wireless access

Last week I needed to restart my router for an unknown reason, when it rebooted there was just 2 LEDs on, which were Power and Internet connection. Just now I was trying to factory reset the router, ...
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Diagnose wifi problems

First of all sorry for any spelling errors i might have i'm using my tablet. The problem is simple my wifi connection keeps dropping. The wifi signal is full. My home wifi works great this is from ...
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LAN members Ubuntu machines can't see each other

I have LAN with three ubuntu 12.04 machines. Everyone see only itself and router: nmap -v -sP 192.168.1.2/24 | grep -v "host down" Nmap scan report for D-link.HomeGateway (192.168.1.1) Host is up ...
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Connecting Proxy server of one laptop with other laptop in Windows 7

I have two laptops at home. I connect to the net using wifi router in both. On one I have installed Squid Proxy server. And I have verified that it is working. On the other, how do I ensure that it ...
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Unable to connect to router/modem using Ethernet but can connect using Wireless

I can connect to my routers admin 192.168.1.1 using my laptops wireless connection, but I cannot connect using the LAN ports. Can this mean that the LAN ports are defective? I've tried everything from ...
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Wireless stops working when desktop powered on (wired connection still works)

Background info: Comcast cable internet and TV Regular modem Linksys WRT54G router Windows7 desktop The problem I'm seeing is that our wireless connection cuts out about 5 minutes after turning on ...
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Ping to wireless router works in bursts

The internet connection in my new apartment is very slow. A quick ping analysis revealed that the connection to the local wireless router times out for most of the time, and then suddenly a burst of ...
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Belking Wireless Router unable to connect to internet although wireless connection is working

I have a Belkin Basic N150 Wireless router. I'm trying to set up wireless connection using the wired ports my university has provided in my hostel room. Usually, when I connect my laptop using a LAN ...
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Share internet connection to modem/router

I have a computer (netbook) with an internet connection connected via wifi and another computer (notebook) which I want to use. I want to share the internet connection from the netbook to a wifi ...
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Using a Linksys Wireless- G Broadband Router for a Wireless Antenna/Adapter?

(Warning: I'm not too computer-smart). Just moved from a home where I used AT&T DSL to a home with Comcast Cable for internet. The old home had the DSL ethernet wired to my only desktop with a ...
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Prefer wired over wireless on same network (special case)

In a related post (multiple nics force routing), I asked about forcing Internet traffic to go via one specific NIC where there were multiples. In that case, the 100Mb wired network had no Internet ...
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How do I optimize my system to update my non-functioning IP address 162.?

Yesterday, my MacBook Pro connected fine, but today won't connect to the Cisco wireless router. I'm running OS 10.6.8. I don't know how this happened but I do know that my IP address is reading ...
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Sharing Internet over Wireless Router

I have a very strange question today - how do I share my dial up internet (yeah I know you are gonna say that is slow but broadband internet isn't available in my area), so dial up and 3G connection ...
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Mikrotik & Bluetooth coexistence

I'm having some issues with my bluetooth devices when wifi is running, especially when it's busy doing a backup. I solved this on my old router with a mode called "bluetooth coexistence" in tomato on ...
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802.11n router and 802.11g network card

I have a D-link DIR-524 802.11n router. My PC is having 802.11a/b/g. The issues is that I'm unable to connect to the router when 802.11n is turned on. As soon as I disable 802.11n feature. I can ...
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use Pi as internet gateway

I've got several devices connected to a Sky router (Sky Hub SR101) via wifi and Ethernet. I have a usb wifi dongle conected to my raspberry pi. And use it to connect to a 4G smartphone. (That works ...
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I want to use my ADSL Modem+ router as access point using LAN to LAN connection?

I want to use my ADSL Modem+ router as access point. I already have a wireless router which is working fine. I want is to extend my network range by using my spare ADSL Modem + router as a second ...
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How to connect wired clients of TWO routers that are connected through WDS

So I have two routers running: Router 1: ADSL Modem router (some Huawei model provided by my phone company) to which my phone line is connected. Machine A is connected to this router through wire. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Getting the fastest connection on a complex wireless network

I work in a large corporation with a complicated wireless network that includes 2.4GHz and 5GHz access points of varying speeds. All Access points use the same SSID and passwords. I connect with a ...
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Unstable wifi-bridge between two routers

So lately i have been having network stability issues with my two tp-link 8970B routers. the network is set up like this: Router1 (connected to internet) --wifi-- Router2 --lan-- pc ...
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Is it possible to connect a wired network to two separate wireless networks via a client based bridge?

I have two new robots in our lab and I’m trying to figure out the best way to connect them to our existing network. Basically, the problem is as follows: Both robots are running EdiMax wireless ...
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Extend home router Wi-Fi range using a laptop with two Wi-Fi devices

I'm running Windows 10 on a laptop which has two Wi-Fi devices, the one that comes with the laptop and a USB Wisacom WS-HP1000 (RTL8187L) which I already had. As my router Wi-Fi range is poor I'm ...
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How to Improve ASUS RT-AC68U Wireless Speeds

I recently upgraded my wireless router to an ASUS RT-AC68U. I pay for Google Fiber's gigabit speed so I think I should be able to get decent wireless speeds with this router. The problem is that I'm ...
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RT-N66U enable telnet on WAN interface

The RT-N66U Administration screen on the router's config page has an "enable telnet" option, but that seems to only allow telnet connections within the LAN (wired and wireless). I've tried connecting ...
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Can not ping device names only IP address

I have two routers at home when on one router I can ping LAN machines via their names, but when on the other router the relevant LAN computers or devices can not be ping via their names, but IP ping ...
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Printer on different subnet, can I WiFi-broadcast it?

I have problem connecting laser (Brother HL-L2365DW) to my network. If I connect it wirelessly to my router, which is quite far away, it can drop from WLAN and it's inaccessible. So I think it's best ...
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Tenda N4 Wi-Fi router not authenticating

Okay, so I have Tenda N4 router configured with WPA-PSK,AES with DHCP. It used to work fine with these same settings. But now, whenever I am providing password, it shows “Authentication problem,” in ...
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TL-WR841N router- bad signal and speed

I have bought some time ago a TP-link TL-WR841N v.8 and it worked ok. After i moved in into another apartment i had experiencing some bad signal and speed issues. I have the same internet provider and ...
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Make RDP & VNC work within home LAN network?

I just need to open up posts/ forwards/ triggers on both Routers, not sure exactly HOW: RDP: 3389 VNC: 5900 I've already tried a few googled tutorials. It's not working. The machines can access ...
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Wi-Fi network always detected by some devices, never by others, regardless of settings

I have a peculiar problem with my home Wi-Fi router. The router is always seen by: one MacBook Pro MacBook Air iPad 2 Windows laptops These devices can reliably connect to it and browse the ...
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Two Routers, Different Internet connections, Same LAN, internal network redirection

I did setup two routers using different internet connections to be in the same LAN. But I want to disable the WIFI in the second one and reroute all the torrent-traffic (or traffic on some particular ...
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TP-Link TL-WR740N wifi speed issue

My ISP gives a speed of 30mbps upload and download, I have hooked up the ethernet cable directly to my laptop and I am getting the promised speed. Now when I connect using the router (TP-Link ...
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Some devices on LAN suffer from slow Internet speeds

I have just installed a Draytek 2925n+ in our small office. We have about 10 devices (PC and Macs) hard wired into a gigabit switch, which is connected to the router. I have factory reset the switch ...
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Is it possible to create some Sort of File Sharing Server/Service/Feature For My Home /Neighbourhood Network

I want the users in the Network to be able to Share their files with one Another. I know about Port Forwarding and UPNP . I tried DC++ and its HUB server. HUB server was accessible but They ...
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WiFi Extender using Belkin and Axess-tel routers

I have a dual band Belkin N600 router. Due to it's location (which cannot be moved), it's not able to broadcast the wifi signal to our entire house. I have an axess-tel MV440 router which is from back ...
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Enabling PortFowarding with Amper

Im trying to open ports on this router (Amper) its a fiber optics internet router and tv at the same time. My problem is, I have set all these ports opens as you can see in this picture but none of ...
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Changing wireless network password

I have a cisco 1900 series router connected to a modem. I want to change the current wireless network password with which a user can access the network and connect to the internet. Is this supposed to ...
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Wi-Fi signal strength in OpenWRT

Is there a way to retrieve signal strengths on all the devices connected in a wireless network in OpenWRT? I want to check signal strength of devices connected to the router. My router has OpenWRT ...
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Can't connect to wireless routers and settings page - connection refused

1st router. I can't connect to my wireless router setting page at 192.168.1.1. in chrome it says "ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED". I didn't have this problem before. this happens to another router too. I'm ...