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

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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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Back to original firmware on TP Link WR2543ND

I flashed firmware on my WR2543ND router according to these instructions. But my router no longer creates wifi, wired LAN cables don't work anymore and 95% of time I cannot even access that router on ...
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MacBook Air constanty drops wifi connection

My MacBook Air keeps dropping wifi connection on my home network. When I connect to my network, it remains connected for a few minutes, then it drops the connection. I have no idea what's the problem. ...
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Redirect to default homepage in a Wifi Network

Is there a way to set a default homepage for a Wifi Network, maybe tweaking the router configuration? My router is TP-Link TL-WR541G. I mean, when someone just connects to the wifi and first open the ...
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OpenWRT: basic network configuration

Just installed OpenWRT 12.09 in my router, but became a little confused about interfaces/bridges/vlans. After my first boot, I logged in and set my root password, so I used Luci to activate my ...
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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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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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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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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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Can long range Wi-Fi work if one end of the connection is not using a high-gain antenna?

I am trying to understand how long range Wi-Fi works. As far as I know, Wi-Fi consists of Tx and Rx. When a laptop is connected to an access point (AP), the laptop is able to receive data from the AP ...
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Cannot connect android phone to tp link router

I have TP Link TD-W8968 wireless router. I can connect my laptop to the router but not a phone since few days. I am facing a problem since a week, when I turn a wi-fi on on my android device HTC ...
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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 share files between a desktop and a laptop using WiFi? [on hold]

I want to know how to share files between a desktop and a Laptop using WiFi. I have a TP-Link router and my desktop is connected to it with an Ethernet cable and the laptop is connected wirelessly.
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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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Upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) is not working

Before this, my TP-Link router was working fine, but I wanted to try DD-WRT because I heard of wireless stability and more features. So I upgraded my TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to dd-wrt-tp-link-tl-wr841n. ...
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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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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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Trying to understand Wireless N vs Wireless AC [closed]

Whenever a new wireless standard gets approved you expect faster speeds and longer range. From everything that I've read about it, it seems that AC will only transfer over the 5GHz band and up to ...
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Wireless AC adapter indicates max speed is 54Mbps when connected to wireless AC router

The software that came with my network card indicates that my max speed is 54Mpbs when connected to my home wireless network, if I modify the Tx Power adjustments in the software I am able to get ...
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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 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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WiFi Diagnostics in Windows 8

What, if any, are the commonly used tools used in Windows 8 to check WiFi strength? Specifically, I would like something that checks the packet loss of the connection. Although the basic Network ...
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Additional wireless internet backup

My internet router at home disconnects from time to time, for 60-90 seconds. That normally wouldn't be much of a issue but I often play poker online where every second counts! I was thinking about ...
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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 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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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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How to connect 2 different networks using a Router

I have a "NETGEAR WGR614 v4" Wireless Router. It has 1 Internet Port & 4 LAN Ports. It's Default IP is : 192.168.0.1 I can access this router and change it's IP address by opening ...
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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 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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Devices losing WiFi connections around midnight

I have a 2701HG-B 2WIRE modem/router from my DSL provider (AT&T). It has worked pretty well for over a year now. Recently, it has started giving my wireless devices some trouble (iPhones and ...
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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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Networking, Creating subnets

Am having trouble trying to create a small network for my office. I have two Asus RT-N12 wireless routers, internet connection from an ADSL modem, Windows server 2012r2 which I want to be my domain ...
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Sometimes I can only connect to WiFi using TKIP (not AES) encryption

I have a Dell XPS L502X. I connect to a BT Home Hub 4. The laptop's WiFi adapter is an Intel Centrino Wireless N-1000 Some of the time, I am able to connect using AES encryption (WPA2). Although ...
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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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How to connect an adsl modem router to an unifi ap?

I have an adsl wireless modem router ( DLink 2750u ) which i want to connect to Ubiquity Unifi AP (Access Point) My broadband line directly connects to the adsl router i.e i donot have any switch. I ...
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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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Linksys E2500 5GHz not working

I have a Linksys E2500 and I have been using it in 2.4GHz/5Ghz dual mode for a long time. But as of yesterday I can't connect to, even see the 5GHz network. LAN and 2.4GHz work fine. This happened ...
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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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WiFi Repeater or Access Point? Which one reduces speed for the main router's users?

Here's my situation: My router is in my room and I am unable to place it anywhere else. People in other rooms don't get a WiFi signal, so I want make a better signal for them. I don't know if its ...
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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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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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Using dlink D2750U Wifi Modem/Router As a Router Only

I recently bought dlink D2750U WIFI ADSL modem/router, for my ADSL internet connection. But I have now changed my ISP, who provide internet via cable(not telephone line). The ISP guy provides a cable ...
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Custom filter rules for Fritz!Box?

I have a Fritz!Box 7360 WiFi Router. It is a nice device, which allows me to set priorities for a certain set of predefined services. However, I want more finely grained control. My Apple devices ...
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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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Belkin N150 Wireless Router (F9K1001) can't connect to Surfboard SB6141 modem

I'm RMAing my newest router and had an old N150 laying around. I need the router so I can have multiple computers and more importantly for my broadband home phone. I know I used this router with the ...
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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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Blocked a website in DD-WRT but it doesn't block all its subdomains, is there a way?

I blocked a site (http://exampleurl.com/) in DD-RWRT's control panel and it worked, but just for that exact URL, it didn't block the entire website (http://exampleurl.com/stuff/etc) and all other ...