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

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MacBook cannot reach the router after a few minutes

I have one Windows PC, three Macs and some iPhone and Android phone devices. However, only one MacBook Pro starts to have Wi-Fi problems after few minutes of connectivity. The Wi-Fi symbol in menu ...
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Why does my wifi access point keep cutting out every few days?

We've got the following network set up in the office (I don't know all the details, but this is what I know): A SonicWall Wifi router acts as a the gateway between the network and the internet ...
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Update or reinstall dd-wrt firmware

Good day, I have a Linksys E3000 router. I had previously installed DD-WRT firmware (or at least i thought i did) on it a few months ago but my web interface never changed. The only change i noticed ...
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Power failure while upgrading firmware on TP-Link WR940N, router is bricked. How do I fix it?

I was upgrading my wireless router TP-Link WR940N, while then, the device faced a sudden power outage. Anyway, the machine never started working properly again. All the lights of WAN and WLAN and SYS ...
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Two PCs through one WiFi bridge, cannot be on simultaneously

I recently purchased a TP-link WiFi extender, which I mostly use as a WiFi bridge for the wired devices in my bedroom since the other solutions I tried (such as homeplugs) simply weren't appropriate ...
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Router in client mode - Remote access?

I have router A which is my internet wireless distributor. Now I have router B which I've connected to a TV so to stream content to it. B is configured as Client of A. No matter what I cannot ...
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Increasing speed of WiFi Local LAN

I have Tp-Link router to which I connect my laptop (Dell XPS 15, Core i7, 12 GB RAM, Windows 8.1) and mobile (Nexus 6). I get torrent download speed at least 2 Mbps. So downloading a file say 600MB ...
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Can you suggest a more reliable Wi-Fi setup for use on a Yacht?

I have a friend with a yacht who is having networking issues trying to get devices connected on his boat. He regularly sails between marinas and needs to basically 'repeat' their Wi-fi connection. ...
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multiple router setup (Double NAT issue)

I am attempting to set-up a network on a larger compound. The goal is to have two (2) individual wireless networks and a server connected to the first layer modem/router. The modem receives internet ...
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View network devices on different subnet

I have my main router (192.168.1.1) connected to another router (second router) via ethernet (used as an access point 192.168.1.2) to extend my coverage. Other network devices are also connected to my ...
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What is the relationship between WiFi strength , the bandwidth, and the Internet speed?

My school has a very low WiFi strength, -70dBm, but I have no problem downloading or streaming (the Internet speed test is 22/15 Mbps). At home, the WiFi strength fluctuate a lot; when it's above -50 ...
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Reset Router - Old SSID Still Showing Up Even After Forgetting the Network

I was experiencing very slow WiFi speeds for a couple of days, so I reset my router to its factory settings via the router's settings in my browser. I noticed that after I did this, my network was ...
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what happens when connected to two networks at same time,using two different wireless network connections?

what happens when connected to two networks at same time,using two different wireless network connections? and/or two different wireless network adapters? conflict? or does the stronger connection ...
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How transmit power affects power consumption of Wi-Fi router?

I wonder how Transmit Power affects power consumption and heating of my home wireless router. Below you can see a screenshot from router control panel. I can easily set it to 50% and on Windows 8 ...
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Network setup issue

I have two internet connection - one broadband connection of 8 Mbps and a lease line of 4 Mbps and CISCO 24 port switch, new dlink 600L router. Currently both this sources are plugged in Sonic fire ...
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Disabled DHCP server on secondary routers, cannot access setup page anymore on those

I have the following network configuration in my home: The Telsey DSL modem+router is provided by my ISP and setup configuration page is password protected from them (not default one, I tried brute ...
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Router “Wi-Fi module” lagging with no logical cause

For some time now, my router has been giving endless issues, especially lagging. Router: Netgear DGN2200v2 Devices Connected: Wi-Fi - Android Device, 1 Windows PC LAN - 1 Windows PC No similar ...
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WiFi router speed drop on wired and wireless connections

I have a Linksys E900 router and I also upgraded my internet to a 100Mbps connection from 30Mbps but when I'm on WiFi I'm getting a maximum speed of 37Mbps just 4-5 feet away from the router. I have ...
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ADSL WiFi Router : Make clients see each other

I have a wireless ADSL router (TP-LINK TD-W8901N) which I'm using to connect two computers to the internet (using the wlan interface). Now I want my two computers to be able to discover each other and ...
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router automatically disables wifi and enables after 2-3min

Router: Netgear DGN2200v2 Problem: THe router disables the wifi network automatically(with no human interference what so ever), thus all pc's disconnect and have no network access(as if the router ...
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Which WiFi channel and Channel Width can support more distance?

I am far away from the modem router and have a very weak signal. There is no other wifi signal, so could you please tell me which Channel Width (20mhz or 40mhz) and channel (2.412ghz or 2.484ghz) is ...
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Is there a way to stop websites on an Apache localhost web development server from accessing the Internet?

I am using Uniserver for PHP web development and I am running windows 8.1 and have Kaspersky installed on system. Most of my work involves working on WordPress websites. Wordpress core files and ...
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My WiFi internet stalls when Laptop A is shut down

My WiFi internet stops working when a particular laptop is shut down or is not connected to the WiFi router. My internet setup is like this: There is a Wimax device which provides internet ...
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Moved to the 5 GHz band but my old devices don't see it

With the 2.4 GHz band totally cluttered and delivering worst speeds, I went ahead and bought a (5 GHz) dual band router. But the problem is that my older devices like a Vizio TV and an Android TV box ...
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Router changed SSID on 2.4GHz frequency only, 5GHz stayed the same

We have an ASUS Black Knight Router RT-N66U with firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_720. It was running with dual bands in two frequencies, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, each with the same SSID. However, one of the ...
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Wireless home router redirects

I've got this problem: sometimes when I try to visit webpage, my router redirects me to 192.168.0.101(which is my default gateway) and wants to enter in router with username and password(default admin ...
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Will my internet speed decrease if I connect two routers together?

I have ethernet connection and its connected to a router and then to my computer using the LAN port of the router . Everything is fine but the router is kept on another floor and thus , I cannot use ...
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vpn and hotspot client connectivity

I would like to have vpn connection running on an android device, then using android hotspot, allow a workstation pc to connect to one of the vpn's computer. So far i managed to establish the vpn ...
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Networking two computers for homegroup

I have a wireless high speed Internet connection, using a wireless network adapter on my PC (Windows 8.1 x64), that I want to share with other computers and laptops in my home (also Windows 8.1). I ...
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Would these differences in wireless vs. wired internet speeds warrant a new router?

In our home we have a wireless router (802.11g, pretty old) that connects to quite a few devices (~10). I noticed that we weren't getting the internet speeds I expected us to get based on what we were ...
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How to configure Netgear WGR614v9 as a Wireless Repeater (without a physical cable)

I have a Binatone wifi router acting as my base station: Model: Binatone WR1500N2 LAN Port MAC Address 0C:D2:B6:37:02:F6 IP Address 192.168.0.1 DHCP ON IP Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 I have a ...
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I'm benchmarking various DNS servers and one of the adresses shown seems like my router, how to check it?

I'm using DNS Bench to test 10th's of DNS servers, and two addresses in the list appear to be from my router: 192.168.0.1 Non-routable local internet address 192.168.1.20 Non-routable ...
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Is it possible to get a router’s IP address from a Wi-Fi signal?

Is it possible to get a router’s IP address from a Wi-Fi signal without having to connect in, given that it's broadcasting Wi-Fi, but requires a WPA password?
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connect wireless router to 4g modem /router

I spent the whole day configuring the routers but no luck, my case as follow: I access internet through 4g huawi modem /router I want to connect wireless tp-link which connects two printers, I want to ...
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How do I connect my D-Link DIR-605L wireless router to my TP-Link TL-SG2424P PoE switch?

We connect to the Internet via our D-Link DIR-605L wireless router. We just bought a TP-Link TL-SG2424P PoE switch to power our new VoIP phones and connect them together. (Our wireless router will ...
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How can I offer internet for some users and only an intranet for others using a Router wifi?

My Problem I have to offer, to visitors, a small intranet (which I have on a localserver) through a router that offers too internet for staff. The visitors should have only access to the intranet ...
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How can wireless speed be higher than router's WAN port?

I was looking at new routers to buy and didn't understand how speed exactly works. This router has 300 mbps wireless, but wan/lan port only supports 100 mbps. So the ethernet cable that comes from my ...
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Should I connect my laptop through an ethernet cable instead of wifi?

Im currently running Internet through everything in my house (two laptops, one desktop, 4 phones, a couple iPods) through WiFi through my 2.4GHz router. My laptop is pretty much always sitting very ...
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How to access HDD connected to Apple AirPort Extreme router while connect to my home OpenVPN Server

I basically have a HDD connected to my Apple AirPort Extreme router via USB. When I am on my home network I can access this HDD. I have set up a OpenVPN server at home that I can connect to from ...
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Have to reboot router to make it work properly on specific devices

I have a Linksys router (WRT610N ver 2.0) that I never hard problem with in the last 2-3 years, until 2 days ago. Sometimes(often after a reboot or a wake up) my laptop wont connect at all, or connect ...
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Connecting two routers to create two home networks causes issues

My cable provider provided us with a gateway modem that has it's own built in router. I need to set up two local networks, one for guest and one for admins. The reason is because I have a Western ...
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Ping between pc and wifi router is fluctuating

So a heaving troubles when playing online with my PS3 by wifi. I have a ADSL Internet, a D-Link DSL-2730B as modem/router (wifi is off) and D-Link DIR-803 wifi router. Both are with default ...
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Wireless router error 'cable unplugged'

I bought a wireless router and set it up, it worked the first time, but I forgot the admin password so I had to hard-reset the router. After that it's unable to connect to my ISP again, it keep says ...
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D-link DWR 710 not working

DWR 710 router is not working at all. Its switching on but I m unable to detect any wi-fi signal. I m also unable to connect it to my PC via USB. it shows 'device driver software was not successfully ...
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Haywire laptop WiFi seems to cause router+modem unit to *also* lose *internet* connection…how?

This is a theoretical question about router+modem units, not a troubleshooting question per se. I have repeated the following observation several times now, at different times of day, between ...
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Can ActionTec routers (e.g. FiOS MI424WR) be tweaked?

Every site that I've looked for info on customizing a LAN connected to FiOS has offered variations of this: configure the ActionTec as a WAN bridge. buy a different router and customize that. ...
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Port forwarding issue when using three routers in the middle

I would like to do port forwarding, so that I can access my home server from the Internet. The layout looks as the attached image. I have a public ip and when ever a request for certain ports comes ...
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Calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi-router

Is there a way to calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi router if it should cover area of radius N meters? Supposing area is without any barriers.
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Is there such a thing as a double ethernet cable?

I have a cable modem in the living room. I have ethernet running out of the cable modem to an Apple Airplay, then back out of the Airplay to a 4 port switch so that I can hardwire all my consoles. I ...
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If select “connect even if the network is not broadcasting”, if router is malfunctioning, will that slow down internet?

I rent a cottage on land, we all share internet via same router. (wireless) But often, router blinks off, been long-term problem. Sometimes stays off a couple days. So, I'm wondering whether to check ...