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

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Devices connecting to WAP can only get self-assigned IP

My router, a Netgear DGND3300 from Costco years ago, won't issue valid IP addresses when being used as a WAP in my home network. Devices used are running either iOS or OS X. The network consists of ...
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Should I Use AP mode in my router?

My ISP gave me a very old Arris modem/router with very bad WiFi. So I bought a NETGEAR AC1750 router. Now I have it connected it to the firstmodem/router to give better wifi to my devices in my house. ...
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Port-forwarding in router ZTE ZXHN F660: hidden settings

In my company, we have a ZTE ZXHN F660 router, and we need to do a port-forwarding to access a DB allocated in one of our machines through public IP. We have login into router admin page (visit ...
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Configuring router(s) for point to point link with users only on one side

Our home is on an island about 3 miles offshore. We use a wireless point-to-point link for Internet access. Our ISP supplied all-in-one cable modem/router resides in an electrical box on the shore. ...
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Router vs access point

I'm trying to expand my home Wi-Fi as the wireless router my ISP provided is quite weak and my house is too big for it, so the Wi-Fi won't get to the living room. I already have some holes in the ...
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Cannot connect to second router wireless

I am trying to set up two routers on my network (secondary to be VPN router). I have the secondary router at 192.168.2.1 and the primary at 192.168.1.1. I've disabled DHCP from the secondary router ...
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modem/router > switch > multiple routers?

I have my house wired with cat 5 running to 7 rooms from the electrical panel the ISP will come and install their modem which has a built in wireless router and wired ports (4 ports) by the ...
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Setting up TP-Link TD-W8980 as access point

I'm having issues with getting my TP-Link TD-W8980 to work as an access point. The situation is that I've recently upgraded to fibre broadband, but don't have an openreach modem to connect my ADSL2+ ...
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Connecting wireless router to a switch

Is it possible to connect my cable modem to a 5port gigabit switch and a wireless router to said switch. I have tried this way already but although I get connectivity hard wired to the switch, the ...
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Guest zone in D-Link DIR-615 wireless router

I have D Link DIR-615 wireless router. In my home network, I have MyBook fileserver and my pcs and mac, iphones etc. Is it possible to configure the router so that guests do not have access to my ...
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Share a server and a printer to different routers?

I have 2 different internet provider (#1, #2), both are connected to routers. On the router from provider #1 i got 1 server and 1 printer connected and i have acess to both (server, printer) since ...
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Will the TP Link WDS-3600 work with a 9V 0.6A AC adapter?

I just bought this router and on the back it says it consumes 12V 1.5A current and in the package I got 9V 0.6A adapter. Is it good for it and will it work on this power adapter? I bought the router ...
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Why can't I connect to my wireless router with my wireless adapter (Edimax EW‑7811Un)?

This has me stumped. I simply want to use my Edimax EW‑7811Un (which I've used in multiple PCs) to connect to my wireless internet. If I have initial problems, I usually uninstall and reinstall ...
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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect to ...
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Troubleshooting wireless with OpenWrt?

Update: I'm an idiot and completely missed the big DEBUGGING WIRELESS on their FAQ. I'll either delete this or update when I actually have a better question. A friend recently gave me an old router ...
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Does it make sense to keep different SSIDs for 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless networks?

My router can have different SSIDs for 2.4 and 5 GHz and I'm not sure if it's better to have the same SSID or not. Initially I put the same network but I got confused when the MacBook Pro displayed ...
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Bridge two router

I have two router and I want to extend my WiFi range. First router: TP-Link AC1750 directly connected to cable modem (192.168.11.1) SSID is main_router DHCP is enabled Second router: TP-Link ...
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How to use my Belkin Router as a Range Extender

I have a Binatone Modem+Router 2-in-1 which provides my main internet connection. It has an IP Address of 192.168.1.1 and I wish to extend its network coverage to a larger area, by using my old Belkin ...
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Routing Andoid with two routers

I have a network with 2 wireless routers (tplink tl-wr841n) with the same SSID in channels 6 and 11 and connected to the ISP through wan port. They are configured as primary and secondary routers ...
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D-link blinking orange light and cannot access router IP

I've never had this issue before, but just recently I had to get a new Ethernet cable, because my old one had broken. So I bought a new one, and now when I connect my modem and router to gain Wi-Fi, ...
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RT-N66U trying to connect to VPN after server removal

A while ago, I set up my Asus RT-N66U itself as an OpenVPN client, effectively tunneling every client's traffic through the VPN. Now, I have disabled the VPN client option (I removed the server's ...
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Setup 3 Routers at home

The wireless signal cannot transmit through floor. So I decided to have 3 routers setup at home. Here is my plan to setup. Please let me know if it make sense. SMC. It is a modern with router. It ...
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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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Resolving host for long time when first connect to home router

I just moved into a new house and when I open my laptop after being closed for a while, my web browser won't connect to any sites for about 3 minutes or so. Any web request says, "resolving host" and ...
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How to deal with WiFi signal noise?

I am not sure, if this is the right place where to ask such a question. Short version: When connected to my WiFi router, the response is very slow. Long version: In my house, I have a WiFi router ...
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limited connectivity from one computer, internet access on others

I have a computer where the WLAN says limited connectivity. The Wireless USB WLAN adaptor says limited connectivity, and the internal wifi also (though I haven't tested the internal wifi for a while ...
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How to make my cam work from the network? [closed]

I have a 3com router manual. I have bought a wireless camera, and made it work. It is transmitting perfectly when connected to the router, as well as when acting on it's wireless mode. I am now ...
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Cannot access advanced administration options with NetGear router

Background: We live in a rural area, so we have to use a wireless connection to a cell tower. Bell provided us with a NetGear router as part of their setup package. Because of their expensive prices, ...
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Netgear r8000 - 5Ghz network dropped

I've just purchased a Netgear R8000 router. First thing I did is to upgrade its firmware to the latest version. I have turned on the two 5 GHz networks and enabled the SmartConnect functionality. I ...
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Universal repeater mode with WWAN failover

I like to create a local WiFi network for a bunch of devices, that connects to the internet via another Wifi AP or UMTS WWAN, if the WiFi connection fails. As there are many devices in the local WiFi ...
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Netgear D7000 compatible with centurylink fiber optic internet?

I have Centurylink fiber optic internet into my house, currently I am using the hardware provided by Centurylink (Technicolor C2000T). I purchased the Netgear D7000 modem/router combo but now ...
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ipkg not working properly in dd-wrt

I first tried to install httping, so I can ping websites. I got this error: ERROR: File not found: //usr/local/lib/ipkg/lists/whiterussian You probably want to run `ipkg update' ERROR: File ...
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Netgear DGN 2200M compatibility issue with Huawei EC315

I have NETGEAR DGN 2200M router and later bought a Huawei EC315 Wi-Fi data card of a local service provider (TATA DOCOMO from India). I want to use this Data dongle to work with my Netgear router for ...
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Router Config IP Rejected

I'm currently using a D-Link DIR-601 router, and up until now, I have had very few problems with it. I've connected to the router control panel before using the IP 192.168.0.1. However, sometimes I ...
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Two Routers, Different Internet connections, Same LAN, internal network redirection

I 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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Wireless 802.11/ac not working Netgear Nighthawk D700

I have a Netgear Nighthawk D7000 thats about 30ft away and behind two walls. In my desktop, I have a TP-LINK Archer T9E AC1900. I am connected to the D7000's 5G network via centurylink's GPON fiber ...
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How do I prevent Wireless devices showing up as Wired devices on a 2-router-network?

I have 2 Netgear Routers: Netgear ADSL Modem + Router with Genie Netgear WGR614 N-150 I have the internet connected to my home network devices via the modem, and WGR614(LAN). The WGR614 is ...
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Use two routers without daisy chaining (use like WLAN card)

My WLAN card recently started losing quality but I just got a new router (and kept the old one). The problem is that the router is down one floor and we don’t have Ethernet going through the house. ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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How to monitor traffic statistics on my wireless modem router?

How can I monitor the network traffic statistics for all connected computers to my wireless modem router? Something like what Network Meter does for a single PC. EDIT: My modem router is: TP-LINK ...
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Use TP-Link Archer C7 as extra switch and wireless AP

I am definitely not an expert when it comes to home networking. The current wireless setup in my home is as follows: I have one device from the internet provider in the house that acts as router, ...
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TP-Link TL-WR740N stops recognizing the WAN connection

I'm trying to install the TP-Link TL-WR740N to route a Motorola SBV5122 modem. So, after I setup the cables, all the lights are ok. When I start the installation wizard, the WAN light turns off on ...
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Why is only one device being allowed on the Internet through my Asus router?

Only one specific device (always the same one laptop) is able to connect to the internet. I did a factory reset but the problem still happens. The other devices (Android, Symbian, another laptop) can ...
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No default gateway in Engenius router. Cannot configure Access point

I am trying to setup my Engenius router. This you can do by connecting the Ethernet cable from your laptop to the router. When you're setting up your Acces Point you need to set, according to the ...
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Linksys EA6500 and Android DHCP

Situation: I have a Linksys EA6500 v2 Wireless-N router. About 2 months ago, I had to perform a factory reset because my ISP refused to accept that my router wasn't the issue with my Internet access. ...
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Sharing connectivity from Netgear A6210 to office using Netgear N300 router. Possible?

Context: Windows 10 Home; small office I have been trying quite unsuccessfully to share the connectivity from a Netgear A6210 around the office. I had thought that I could connect it to a spare pc ...
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Two Routers - 1 Port Straight to First Router

At my house we have two Wifi routers one's connected directly to the modem and the other is plugged in down stairs as a second network(Directly connected to the first router) Is there a way that I ...
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How do I implement the following home network architecture?

I'm trying to get my home network to look something like this: The dotted lines denote wireless connections, and the solid lines denote wired connections. In case the diagram isn't clear, I want the ...
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TomatoUSB Shibby repeater can't connect to main router

I have been trying to setup a TomatoUSB by Shibby router as a repeater for the past few hours with no luck. This is my setup: Main Router: Linksys E3200 running Tomato Firmware 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-116 ...
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Am I experiencing a router overload or is it just a bad router?

I have the following setup at my house for over a year without any problems. Motorola Modem SB6141, hardwired to Linksys WRT1900AC, then hardwired to Linksys SE-3024 switch. I have about 40 - 50 ...