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

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Wifi Wireless Driver Doesn't exits

Hi Recently i've installed Openwrt in my router tp-link tl-mr3220 it is supported in openwrt website : http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-mr3420 Also i've read ...
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Why does setting a fixed wireless network speed cause hosts to lose their connection?

Why do some of the hosts on our home network drop when I change the transmission rate from auto to 130Mbps or 270Mbps? Is it because their wireless NIC can not support such rate?
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Slow wireless - downloads faster when browsing simultaneously

I've been having connection troubles in my apparent for a year. Two or three wireless routers all perform about the same. My MacBook Pro also seems to work fine on other wireless networks. I was ...
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How to set up a wired/wireless home network with 1 wired and 6 wireless routers

I am in the process of setting up my home network. Below are my router configurations: China Telecom (fiber optic) 192.168.1.1 Wired router (connected to China Telecom) 192.168.16.1 Linksys ...
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Why is my wireless so slow?

I recently bought a 300mbps wireless N card for my desktop and have set up as per instructions but am noticing some vastly different speeds whilst testing. I know that it wont operate fully at 300mbps ...
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WiFi router as firewall?

Trying to setup a wifi router, so that the wireless devices can only access a particular IP/port on the wired network. On "BT Voyager" router all the devices connected to the router can talk to each ...
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Slow wireless in my room: should I get a faster router or multiple extenders?

I recently moved into a new house and have very poor wireless in my room. I currently keep my wireless router (Linksys E1000 with DD-WRT) in the living room as this is where most of our browsing takes ...
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Any advantage to disabling or turning off network bands 802.11a / 802.11b / 802.11g

Product reference: DLink DSL-2890AL I am interested in what gains can be attained by disabling the following network bands. In particular performance and power consumption. 802.11a / 802.11b / ...
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Wireless access point won't allow more than 1 connection

We have a Netgear WGT624 set up as an access point to provide wireless access on our wired network. The wired network has one PC acting as a DHCP server and internet gateway - the WGT624 is set up ...
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Sharing two wireless networks for backup

I have two stores in two different sides of the same street, Each one has an ADSL connection with a wireless router and a different IP address. So I have two different wireless networks connected to ...
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Is there a way that I can see what direction surrounding wifi networks are coming from? [closed]

I have been messing around with inSSIDer 3 and it allows me to see the strength of surrounding wifi networks, but I was wondering if there is a program that allows me to the the actual directions the ...
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Wifi shuts down for everyone when going to another room?

I have an extremely bizarre problem with my Comcast supplied router. I have a Comcast supplied router on the main floor of the house. When I go upstairs to my room and try to use my wifi, the wifi for ...
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Adding a router to an existing wired network

I'm trying to connect a Belkin Wireless G+ MIMO Modem Router to a switch port as I don't have any other option to lay a network for two PCs. I do know that a router has in-built routing capabilities ...
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Setting up new router for optimal performance

I bought a new D-Link N300 Router today to replace my old G router. I've two computers at home: 1 Desktop (can plug directly to the router OR use a USB Wifi stick (Wireless G) to connect the ...
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How to find my computer's IP Address? [duplicate]

I'm a total noob about TCP/IP, now reading some document (Sams Teach Yourself TCP/IP in 24 hours). However, I still don't get some concepts. First of all, when I type "what's my ip address" in ...
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Wireless router lods reporting loads of DoS attack attempts

We're having intermittent connectivity issues with our ADSL at the office. We've been dealing with our ISP for weeks and they don't know how to fix our problem. What happens is that at multiple times ...
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Update router firmware without using web interface

I have a D-Link DSL-2740EL wireless router. How can i update router's firmware without using web interface ? Assume router's firmware is corrupted. so i can't log in to my router. then how can i ...
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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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For use with mobile, is 2.4 GHz (B+G+N) the right band setting for my wireless router?

I've got a wireless router. Recently I found out that my mobile is having issues with the WiFi connection. I went through the settings and found out that there is an option in the router WiFi settings ...
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I need help extending wifi signal to six buildings

Here's my situation: I'd like to extend wireless signal to a large area that encompasses 3 large buildings and 3 cabins. From the router there are wires running to three access points. Two access ...
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Computer no longer connecting wirelessly to router after Tomato clean install

I just installed Tomato firmware (details below) on my wireless-N router and everything appears to be working fine on the router's end. I can connect to the Internet properly with a wired (Ethernet) ...
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How to connect two windows PC which uses same Router for internet but one is connected via wired LAN and another is on Wi-Fi?

I use DIR-555 Dlink router for Internet for my laptops and Desktop. My laptop is on Wi-Fi but my desktop is connected to Router via wired LAN. Internet works fine on both. I want to share a Desktop ...
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Wireless signal constantly fluctuates between -30 to -95dB, is this fixable?

My current ISP recently replaced or old modem with a new one with a built in router with wireless access. Because of this I decided just connect everything on that new router using switches, because I ...
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Can a Draft N router be upgraded to a Final N router with a firmware update?

For instance, the ASUS (RT-N16) says "IEEE802.11n Draft" and can run DD-WRT. Can a firmware upgrade convert it to IEEE802.11n Final, or does that require hardware changes? If you are purchasing a ...
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setting up bridge or access point

I'm connecting to the internet through a Netgear router, model WNDR3400v2. It's located in the first floor of my three-floor row house, and the signal does not quite reach to the study, which is in ...
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How to setup multiple wireless routers to avoid slowdown from torrent

Currently everyone is connected to a Cisco E1000 wireless n router. Whenever someone uses bittorrent, accessing the internet becomes impossible to the other users. I believe this is due torrent ...
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Do different positions of the antenna on a wireless router make any difference?

Often, the antenna of a wireless router can be moved in many directions. Does it make a difference as to which way it points? Should it point toward the device(s) using it? Should multiple antennas ...
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Dlink DIR-600 significantly slowing connection speed

Mode Download speed ------------------------ Wired 1.3 Mbps DIR600 15 Kbps I don't understand this network thing well, just configured my router: I also don't think there's a channel ...
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create a wlan through existing wlan

Is there some device/setting where i go to some place where there is an existing WLAN. I would then connect some WLAN router/special device to that WLAN to gain internet access. Now i want that device ...
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connect wireless access point to wireless modem

At my office we have a wireless modem(D-Link DSL-2750U) and all the clients are connect to it wirelessly with a wireless lan card. at the next floor we have two pc(without wireless lan card) that I ...
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Using a WRT54G to provide wireless capability to an existing wired network

We have an existing 100Mbit wired network. All the PC's are WinXP. The internet comes in via a wireless modem that connects to a one of the workstation via USB. So this W/S runs with a fixed IP ...
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how to connect only ethernet and only wireless hosts together

Here is my problem. I have an android tablet that have only WiFi for network connectivity and I have a windows server that have only Ethernet ports for network connection. Now I want to telnet to my ...
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Lost Wireless Pass-code but my roommate is connected

I would like to connect to wireless-router, but my new roommates forgot the security key for it. My roommates have been using the router for a year now, they don't want to reset it. What is the ...
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Wireless Repeating with two Netgear N750 (WNDR4300)

I have a Netgear N750 as my main router, which connects to the internet via a modem. I have a second Netgear N750 which I want to use to repeat the wireless signal of the main router. I logged in to ...
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How can I fix this conflict between my wired and wireless network connections?

I have two working network connections: One connection is for a wired ethernet card adapter and the other is for a wireless usb adapter. Both connections work fine when used separately, but when ...
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5V power adapter for 12V router?

I just bought an used Linksys E4200 router (V1). On the back of the router it says 12V 2A, but the power adapter I got (model number AD 5V/2F) says 5V 2A. So the voltage is different. I tried it ...
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why would resetting the Netgear N300 router fix my Win 7 laptop's slow wifi?

In the past day the wifi download speeds of my Win 7 HP 64 bit laptop have slowed considerably. I am trying to troubleshoot the problem and to figure out whether it's hardware related (i.e., is the ...
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IP reservation on Belkin N300 router

I've been looking for it for months but I cannot find it. I have a belkin N300 router where all pc's are connected to. There is also 1 network-Printer connected (HP Photosmart B110a). The problem ...
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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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ubuntu wireless signal low on my pc

I have 2 computers both with Ubuntu. With both of them I connect to a WIFI router. The problem is that with one of them the wifi signal seems to be lower, i.e. it looks like the receiver of one ...
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Finding firmware for a wireless router

I recently bought a Tenda W368R router, and I hated the current firmware! So I decided to find a open source Linux type of firmware. My router was not supported by DD-WRT ans a few others. But if my ...
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Does giving two bands in a simultaneous dual band wireless router the same SSID double the bandwidth for a wireless connection?

I am sharing my wifi with a Linksys E2500 router, which allows you to name each frequency (2.4 GHz, 5.0 GHz) of wireless network a different name. A user told me that if each band has a different ...
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About WIFI device [duplicate]

In my office i am using NETGEAR Wi-Fi device. Some person get my wifi password and using my internet connection. I am using NETGEAR genie software. it shows the connected device MAC address & IP ...
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D-link DIR-636L wireless drops periodically

Just a few days ago, my router started acting up. We have several laptops and phones all connected fine, then I will suddenly lose internet access. The windows 7 networking icon is showing me ...
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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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Can anyone on my network see a URL (for dynamic DNS updates) I'm accessing?

I'm using a dynamic DNS service provider that gives me a URL to access, and based on the IP address accessing that URL my dynamic hostname gets updated with that IP address. This is being run from a ...
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Transfer Linksys router configuration to Asus router

I recently purchased an Asus RT-N66U wireless router to replace my old Linksys WRT160N. Since I have so many Wi-Fi enabled devices throughout my home, I don't want to bother having to set up each and ...
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Bought a new WiFi router. Now internet seems to be significantly slower

I used to have a Linksys Maximum Performance Dual-Band N900 Router (E4200 v2), and my internet speeds were great. I've since had to replace that router with a Belkin N450, which is about 1/3 the ...
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DLINK DIR-685 Rev.A shows ping flood attacks from my modem ip address

DLINK DIR-685 Rev.A shows ping flood attacks from my modem ip address This has happened with ADSL(dont remember model) and now Cable modem(Motorola SB6141). What if anything is wrong? Is this a ...