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

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How do I fix a slow wi-fi router speed when I have a fast internet connection?

My internet speed as measured on speedtest.net is 10 Mbps from my desktop computer, which is connected via ethernet to the router. When I measure my speed from my laptop (Surface Pro) when on the WiFi ...
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Attack report on router log and slow internet. What's happening?

I have a new D-Link DIR 600L router sharing a PPPoE connection. After using several days, I am getting continuous IpSpoof, IcmpSmurf, UdpEchoChargen and some other attack report on router log. And I ...
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DD-WRT bridging mode

I have my Ubuntu Server, providing internet to home LAN. I want to connect DD-WRT router to my server in bridging mode, so wireless devices can get IP from server. Basically I want DD-WRT router to ...
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Why do my access points get disconnected randomly

I have a main wireless router which is provided by my broadband company. It had no problem but as the wireless could not cover the whole house I added two new routers which are connected by cable to ...
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Any benefit to switching to Wireless N?

I'm subscribed to BrightHouse "High Speed Online" service. I've measured the speed of the connection here. It is 9.57 Mbps downstream and 2.73 Mbps upstream. Is there any benefit to upgrading my ...
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Using wireless network as WAN

I'm going to be in a position shortly where I need to provide a router to run a small wireless network, local networked file storage and internet access to a small group (10 people or so). I've ...
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How to setup a router to use a 10MBps dialup connection

I have a broadband connection from a lesser-known ISP. Probably this is a problem with the ISP, but here it goes. The ISP just gives a Cat 5 2 pair wire cable that comes into my home. When I connect ...
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IPs on home network

I have a Linksys router and a Belkin wireless router at home. The Linksys router is connected to cable modem and two computers, as well as to the Belkin wireless router. A 3rd computer is connected ...
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Is it possible to sync specific router settings across multiple routers?

I recently purchased a second Linksys wireless routers set up on the other side of my home and I am wondering if it is possible to somehow sync particular settings between the two? For instance what ...
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Override speed limit per PC of a public wifi in Windows

I have a public wifi in my hostel but it never provide download speed more 1mbps. I am sure it has a speed limit of 1mbps per P.C because it always give download speed of 1mbps. If I connect two or ...
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Set up ethernet connection to one router while connected wirelessly to another

This is probably a very simple problem but I have little/no networking experience. I have a wireless internet connection that I want to keep as my default gateway for internet access, I want to be ...
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vpn for my smart TV

I am looking to connect my Samsung smart tv into a VPN connection in order to get American tv porgrams on netflix. Unfortunately there is no app on the TV for VPN. On my laptop I use HMA which ...
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Cannot access my routers username/ password login box?

When i enter my router's default gateway in any of my browser ( Firefox , IE , and Chrome) i get a "Login Incorrect" page but i cannot get the login box to enter the user name and password. My all ...
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Wireless is connected but no internet when PC Turns on

I have a PC that is connected to ADSL Modem router or 'gateway' (linksys WAG54g2) directly via Ethernet cable And a laptop and also other devices such as another laptops and smarth phones. However ...
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Two (Netgear) access points - how to properly configure?

We have in our network wireless access point NETGEAR WNDAP350. It works well, but even with external antennas it does not cover the whole are we need. We have a room, where the NETGEAR WNDAP350 has a ...
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Do WiFi Range Extenders still require LAN cables?

After some Googling I still couldn't verify if WiFi range extenders can extend WiFi connections without the use of LAN cables. How do they usually receive the signal (that they are suppose to ...
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Assigning 2 IP addresses from my ISP for gaming and web hosting

I have a Windows Server 2003 that I want to use to host my company's website and a game server for MineCraft. I have a few links bookmarked in regards to setting up the web and game server but no idea ...
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Setting up a WPA-PSK network card to connect to a WPA2 network

I'm currently doing a spare-parts build to put a media computer in the living room, and having a devil of a time getting my Rosewill RNX-6300 wireless card to connect to my network. I'm trying to set ...
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Limited Connection and Security unsecure [closed]

My laptop got disconnected, and now when I try to reconnect it says. Limited Connection and Security insecure. I am not able to get on the internet with my laptop, but am able with my PC. I set up a ...
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Is there a switch that will connect directly to my modem and allow my router to serve only as a WiFi connection?

Details Devices Internets -50Mbps Cable Internet Modem - Motorola Surfboard Extreme Router - Netgear WNDR3700v3 Switch - D-Link DGS-1008G Wired Ethernet Cable - Cat6_24Awg_ Device Configuration - ...
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Does decreasing transmit power of wireless router decrease the bandwidth?

I have a very simple wireless router (without a lot of settings to change). I want to limit the speed for the devices that connect directly to my router via WiFi -- so that my PC which is connected to ...
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How to connect a router with cables to a PC in order to stream data from the PC to wireless clients? [closed]

My setup includes: Cisco router An i-7 PC running windows A laptop with high speed wifi nic, which I want to check its throughput. I would like to run an FTP server on the PC. I would like to have ...
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Wifi channel interference [duplicate]

In my neighbourhood there are: 11 wifi signals on channel 1 2 wifi signals on channel 4 (including mine at the mo) 8 on channel 6 6 on channel 11 According to the diagram on wikipedia Mine on ...
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Weird Network Behavior of Home Router

First of all I would like to apologize because what you are going to read will be long and confusing but I am fighting this issue for 3 days now and am out of ideas. At home I have the following ...
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Issue with Linksys router connection

I bought a linksys router one week ago. It worked well but then it fell and I cannot get any connection. I tried resetting but it showed connection until i tried connecting to the net it failed. ...
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My Router is fast when i reset it but slows down seconds later

I have a Belkin N wireless router which until recently worked perfectly fine. Now i have to reset the router every few minutes, otherwise it slows down to a crawl. What can I do? I have tried ...
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I keep losing wireless connection

I have a WRT54GL v1.1 wireless router and a WUSB54G v4 wireless adapter, both made by Linksys. The router is in the living room by the TV and the my computer is in the bedroom. My ISP is Brighthouse. ...
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How to set up Asus RT-N66U in bridge mode with wired connection to main router?

I have a wired router (TP-Link RT-860) in the basement where the cable service comes in. Eight wired ethernet connections span two buildings. I currently have a Linksys wireless router set up in ...
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Can TP-Link router make phone calls?

I have a TP-Link router TL-WR340G (54Mbps Wireless Router) with DSL service provided by a local company which serves it over the landline phone. My landline cord is plugged into an ethernet router ...
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How does scanning for routers work?

When a wifi enabled device like a laptop scans the area for wireless routers, it sends out some sort of electromagnetic wave (or listens for electromagnetic waves, possibly), and then a list of nearby ...
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is it good to have or difference between ADSL Modem+WiFi Router and Separate ADSL Modem & Wi-Fi Router? [closed]

I have ADSL2 Modem which I got from my service provider, now I want to setup wireless(Wi-Fi) in my home. I went to shop, where I came to know that there are routers which come up with modem also but ...
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Configuration of a nested router

There have been several questions regarding setting up wireless access points or bridges, but none that I can find which plainly describe how to set up a "nested network" in a residential setting. I ...
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Modem -> Firewall -> Switch -> Wireless?

I'm setting up a home network for the first time. The best solution for setup that I've come up with is to have 1 wireless router serve as the firewall between the modem and switch, and another serve ...
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Join WIFI network with connected client LAN network

Here is the home network plan: Router/modem, provided by ISP. Set on: 192.168.1.1. Connected to my ISP, provides internet. WIFI router (Linksys E900). Connected to (1) with LAN cable (plugged in WAN ...
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Cant get access to Internet on some PCs connected to network

we have a router(AP) in out flat that is connected to other router and that router is connected to internet. Everything was fine but suddenly, only some PCs are able to get access to the Internet, ...
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airmon-ng can't find any interface

I'm new to backtrack 5 r3-linux and I installed it on vmware . but after using airmon-ng no result's comes out ! it can not find interface , chipset , or driver . my usb wireless is D-link DWA-123 ...
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Why is my public my IP change based on whether I'm using my modem solo or using my modem through my router?

When I am using my cable modem through my router to my PC, I have one IP address. When I skip my router and go from modem directly to PC, I get another IP address. When I go back through the router ...
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Wireless router disconnect when I turn on my cellphone's wifi

Before, I had different cellphones and computers (win7, vista and ubuntu as OS) connected with my router, but when I try to connect with my new cellphone (Alcatel Idol), the router disconnects and any ...
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how to connect ADSL Modem with USB type B with a router which has RJ45 port. Is there a cable for that?

I have a modem which has USB 2 port. I was using it directly in my laptop by installing driver. But now I want to use wireless connection. So I bought a router but now how can I use my existing modem ...
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Do cheap routers overload easily when there are many devices connected to it, and how do I fix it?

Here in the UK, everytime you sign up to an ISP they will provide you with a router to connect at home. These are usually cheap netgear home routers (the one I'm using is a DGN-1000SP) with a basic ...
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Are there any IEEE 802.11s wireless adapters in the market? [closed]

It's been more than one year since the IEEE 802.11s amendment has been released for mesh networking, however none of the existing wireless adapters in the market or Wi-Fi.org include the logo and ...
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WiFi Slow Download speed, fast upload. Affects only one device

I am having a speed issue with my wireless connection - only on my laptop. All other devices are fine. Network configuration CISCO DPC3825 Cable Modem in bridge mode ASUS N56U Dual Band Router. ...
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LAN conflict prevents my router from joining

I have a Belkin Connect N150, plugged into a hub, which is plugged on a Speedtouch modem. The hub have many other nodes connected to, possibly with wireless routers too. I only have access to my ...
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Second router in a home network

I have a wireless router (Huawei EchoLife HG521), given by the ISP which isn't quite powerful. In two rooms away the signal drops significantly and it's rather hard to connect wirelessly. I have ...
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Unable to connect to the Internet due to new router not having an RJ11 port

My Internet supplier, AT&T, provides a standard phone line to connect to the Internet. My new Trendnet AC1750 router only has gigabit Ethernet ports, which are not compatible with the standard ...
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Router and WAP use same WiFi channel

I have a WiFi network setup with a router (with WiFi) and a WAP (Wireless Access Point). Specifically I use an ASUS-AC66U as router and as WAP I have an ASUS RT-N56U. As modern devices do, they ...
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IP Conflicts via DHCP on Home Network & Multiple Router Setup

I currently have a Netgear ADSL modem/router connected to the telephone master socket, which has DHCP enabled. I then have a wired connection to an Apple Time Capsule in Bridge Mode, which is a ...
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Use Motorola NVG510 as wireless router only

I recently switched from AT&T DSL to Comcast cable, and I have a leftover Motorola NVG510 modem/router from AT&T. I bought a new modem for Comcast, and I want to use the NVG510 as a router ...
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Wireless router range vs wireless adapter range

Is there any point to buying a really powerful router with huge antennas and a great range, if the wireless adapter on my laptop is weak and can not broadcast it's signal very far? So basically I ...
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What speeds can I expect on my LAN?

I just replace my old router with an ASUS RT-N66U. The router says it supports up to 450Mbit/s on 2.4GHz and 5GHz. I know I cannot expect to exactly reach that speed because of overhead and ...