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

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Wi-Fi soft handoff using more antennas and long cables?

I have to organize a show in an underground car park. I have: 1 car running fast in the parking lot; 1 Android smartphone in the car; the Android smartphone has to connect with a PC in real time, ...
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DHCP and connection problems on cascade switches and routers

I have the following configuration (one switch at a building floor): The workstations are all DHCP enabled to get IP automatically. When I power up everything works fine. After some time (2 hs) I ...
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Does increasing the complexity of a PSK passphrase mitigate the risks of WPA-TKIP?

I'm responsible for configuring a small business network (50-60 devices) and we have some ancient devices that must connect wirelessly to the network. Our regular wireless accepts AES WPA and WPA2 ...
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Mikrotik hotspot login page without internet access

Good day. I created hotspot on Mikrotik device (RouterOS v. 6.27) When I plug in internet cable, everything works - any url opened by client is redirected to the login page. When logged in then no ...
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Two different Wi-Fi networks—public and private—with different SSIDs from two different routers, but using the same Internet connection

We are looking to provide public Wi-Fi in an area that currently isn’t covered by any Wi-Fi network. However, nearby there is another Wi-Fi network of ours consisting of a DHCP router—with incoming ...
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How can I retrieve the ip of my access point?

Originally I had my network as follows. I had a first router creating the 192.168.0.X network, one creating the subnetwork 192.168.1.X and another creating another subnet of 1.X, namely 2.X. The 0 ...
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Home internet: ISP-->Switch--> WiFi Router

Currently, cable internet (WAN) from ISP enters my house through a junction box and runs to the WiFi router in one of the rooms. However, I have quite a few devices (TV, Consoles) that do not have ...
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configuring port forwarding on multiple routers

Alright, so I have 2 routers. My secondary router (netis) is connected to the primary router(ZTE) (through which the internet connection is coming) via LAN. All the devices directly connect to the ...
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How to determine the DSL-speed of a wireless modem?

This seems like it should be simple. However, modem-routers don't always have their modem speeds mentioned in their specifications. For example - this TP-LINK router on Amazon. It's specifications' ...
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Why can't my second router (in DMZ) automatically find DNS settings?

I'm trying to set up my own router after the ATT modem/router combo. There is no bridge mode to bypass the ATT router. So I set up the DMZ to point to my personal router and wasn't able to get any ...
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A particular IP address stops working on the network

I have a small network with a cisco linksys E2500 series router and few Access points to help with wider wireless coverage. Recently, I notice that a particular IP adderess on my network suddenly ...
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Connect to sagemcom 3184 router with telnet or ssh

I try to connect to my router (sagemcom f@st 3184) with Putty with ssh or telnet, and it show me "Connection refused". I try to forward the port of ssh in the configuration of the router, but it ...
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Cannot ping wired network devices (other than router) from wifi connected devices

I have a D-link router DSL_2740NRU I have a network with a large number of devices - preferred IP addresses are 192.168.1.1 (router) .2 My Book Live (MBL) - cabled .3 PC - cabled .4 PC - cabled .10 ...
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Convert ADSL wireless router to AP, not able to connect to internet wirelessly

I have a Zyxel P-660HW-T1 v3 ADSL2+ Wireless Router. I have a PPPoE broadband connection. There is a CPE on the rooftop. An RJ45 cable comes down from the CPE to my house. I need to have wireless ...
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Netgear WNDR3700 WiFi-n not giving 40 MBps [duplicate]

I have a Netgear WNDR 3700 v3 WiFi router. The router is capable of A/b/g/n and the Internet connection is 40MBps When I connect over the ethernet cable and run speedtest, I get the full 40MBps ...
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Intermitent high latency caused by Cablemodem

I have 2 computers conected to my Thompson model TCW770. I have been experimenting connection problems while playing online in different games. I have some seconds every 2-5 minutes that the game is ...
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tplink wifi router not detecting WAN

I use bsnl broadband connection via an ADSL wired modem of BSNL.It works perfectly.However when i connect the ADSL connector in the WAN port of a newTPLINK wifi router which i have recently bought it ...
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setup WiFi with no password to connect but Password to Surf Internet

How to set up wifi that requires no password to connect but ask password to browse the internet? Does it require different kind of router, can it be done in a Microtech router or we need servers for ...
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Does the wireless signal affect the upload/download speed?

I have an wireless router, that share wireless but also LAN cable on my computer. My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? Giving ...
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Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better?

Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better? Why do Wi-Fi antennas have different lengths? The question is about the usual (stick-shaped) antennas used in consumer routers and adapters. I have read that the ...
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where is my port being blocked?

I'm trying to setup this software that allows me to use my laptop camera as surveillance and remotely access it via a website. I need to open a port that I can use to access the camera via a web ...
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Which type of WiFi router do I need? [closed]

The connection which will go into the router is what I currently use into the the laptop's ethernet port. I am confused between ADSL, ADSL2+ and a lot different type of modems/routers.
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PCs and printer are unable to communicate with each other even if they both can communicate with the router over wifi

both my printer and my PC are connect to the router (DLink DIR-605L) using WIFI and internet is working on my PC. My printer works only if I connect my PC to router over a ethernet cable but it ...
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WLAN: Domestic Router only handling up to 15 clients

I guess this could be a problem concerning: processor, memory or bandwidth. I have a TL WR841nd router, and I need to connect 35 tablets into it via Wireless. Just WLAN! no Internet. However, the ...
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TP-Link Router Configuration

This is the network configuration in our building.(Below Linked Image) Computer 1 , Computer 2, and Computer 3 and Wifi router D are connected to switch using wired ethernet. Laptop D1 and Laptop D2 ...
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Computer suddenly not connecting to wi-fi

I have a Compaq desktop computer that I have put a D-Link Wi-Fi PCI card into. This card was installed a while ago, and has worked without problems up until today. When I woke up this morning none ...
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Computers on the network randomly try to contact ISP DHCP not router DHCP

I've been fighting with this issue for a few weeks, but one of my clients has Cox Communications as an ISP, with their standard modem, and a Netgear Nighthawk x6 router. Originally the client had ...
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Wireless network lost internet

I'm working on a network with 6 workstations, server, Netgear 16 port switch, Netgear Router R6250 and it has been chugging along for well over a year now. Yesterday, none of the wireless devices can ...
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Change wifi router password of TPlink TD-W8951ND

Recently, I found out that someone changed my router's default password. So, I have not been able to log into the router setting of my TPlink. While opening, 192.168.1.1 , it asks for password, and ...
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How to wirelessly access DD-WRT web interface when router is in bridge repeater mode?

How do you access the DD-WRT web interface for a router that is in bridge repeater mode? When I go to 192.168.1.2 it takes me to the AP's web interface. I'm supposed to be able to access the ...
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ASUS DD-WRT router 5ghz cutting out every 30 seconds

I recently flashed the latest build of dd-wrt onto my AC87 and set it up as a bridge repeater. The 5ghz network is blazing fast, but it cuts out every 30 seconds or so. It's only for a couple of ...
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Connect to both a wireless and wired connection simultaneously in windows 7

I have a client that needs to setup a small LAN at a trade show. Where their booth is located, there is no wired jacks; there is only public wireless being broadcast. They have a total of 3 laptops ...
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Internet disconnects everytime another pc connects

I have a cisco e4200 router connected to a sb6141 modem with comcast as my IP and all setting appear fine, but whenever another pc connects to the internet the internet disconnects then reconnects ...
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Is there a way to fix a good signal—but no speed—on my long distance Wi-Fi?

I am currently using an “amplified” USB Wi-Fi Adapter. The reason I quote “amplified” is because even though I am able to connect to my neighbor’s ap from 0.4 miles away, with a good signal, the ...
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Why i can't see the router configuration web page?

my ISP is BSNL, i use wireless usb modem they provided. No question or problem related internet connection, it is working fine, i just want to open the router configuration page so that i can do some ...
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Share a NAS across two local networks

So, this is the thing, I have 2 Floors, Internet modem (Huawei hg532e) is upstairs, I needed Internet coverage on both floors, so I decided to install a Powerline network because the Wi-Fi wasn’t ...
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Can't connect to other computers on wireless network with Belkin N150

I recently switched to a Belkin N150 wireless router, and I can no longer connect to other machines on my wireless network. Whenever I try to ping or ssh to another laptop on the network, it just ...
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802.11ac, stuck at 355KibiBytes/sec - weirdly common number?

I have an ASUS RT-AC66U router (802.11ac - 2.4GHz and 5GHz) and an ASUS USB-AC56 802.11ac Wireless USB Adapter. The router firmware is updated, all the QoS nonsense is disabled, and I'm using DHCP ...
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Accessing wifi printer on a 2nd wifi network which is connected to 1st wifi network via ethernet

Ive been trying to work out the setup below (see image) where ive got a main wifi router / modem combi in one part of a house and then a ethernet cable going to another point in the house which is ...
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Can I use my Wi-Fi router to connect my desktop to a Wi-Fi Internet?

I am using windows 8.1 and a TP-Link TL-WR720N Wi-Fi Router . I was using Internet from broadband to my desktop and my laptop with this router (wired connection in desktop and wireless connection in ...
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Is it possible to use WiFi routers provided location in PC?

I am using broadband connection and my ISP’s location is about 15KM away from my home. Whenever I use some any map app to detect my current location it I think—not sure—it detects the location of my ...
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Split one Ethernet line in 2 ? Also my provider is saying some IP conflicting

I have an Ethernet line coming from my net provider.I have connected it into a TP-LINK Wi-Fi router and one line going from router LAN port to PC. Now I want to split my main line coming from net ...
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Cannot access the internet via WLAN bridge

I am having some massive problems with my network setup and was hoping that you can help me. One one side, I have my cable modem + router (AVM FRITZ!Box 6360) that is working as router and wireless ...
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Max wifi upload speed

I attached my Raspberry Pi via network cable to my router (Netgear WNR2000). When I upload files from my laptop (Wifi-Stick Fritz!WLAN Stick N 802.11n) onto the Raspi via FTP, I have a upload rate of ...
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Laptop's WiFi only works if it's connected to mobile hotspot

My laptop started acted weirdly. Its WiFi only works if I connect it to my mobile's hotspot, it doesn't connect to any other type of WiFi networks. When I turn my laptop on, it shows the networks ...
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Would wireless router speeds ≫ Internet connection’s speed be distinguishable to a user surfing the web over a home cable modem?

I want to buy a wireless router that is fast enough relative to my Internet connection speed that it won’t be a bottleneck. Looking at the specs for wireless routers in the market today, I am thrown ...
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More than 2 routers with same SSID

I would like to configure 3 or 4 routers in a way that they all have the same SSID. I saw this very helpful question + answers: How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points?, and also ...
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Router keeps resetting itself and kicks off all users

I have a Dlink-DIR-632A router that is running DD-WRT v24-sp2 and ever since I got the linksys WUSB6300 AC1200 USB 3.0 wireless adapter it has been randomly resetting and kicking off all users for ...
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Need help creating an extra access point with second router

I recently upgraded my internet to 40mb/s. This meant I had to get a new modem (I had an adsl2 modem before that), and where I live you can only get them from your Infrastructure provider. I got a new ...
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Why does my Toshiba Laptop wireless randomly drops router?

I have a Toshiba laptop (recently purchased) ... It uses Windows 8.1 Connected wirelessly in a room with router only about 20 feet away. Issue is every few days the laptop "drops" my router and I ...