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

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Expanding wireless coverage: What are the differences between LAN to LAN and LAN to WAN when it comes to connecting two wireless routers?

I'm trying to link two wireless routers with an Ethernet cable in order to expand my wireless network. I'd like to know the differences between LAN to LAN and LAN to WAN connections. Both wireless ...
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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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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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Only one wireless connection allowed Internet

I have a TP-LINK TL-WR940N router connected to a cable modem. I have two computers connected via WLAN one of which is a laptop using a 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N card and a PC using TP-LINK TL-WN722N ...
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How to enter GPS coordinates in my WiFi router? [closed]

Is it possible to add GPS coordinates in my WiFi router so that it would be able to report coordinates to its users by some (unknown to me) protocol?
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combine connections from 2 ISPs , one uses caching for torrent and youtube an the other doesn't , and do arbitration accordingly while surfing

I have 2 ISPs one is cheap (since has no caching for youtube/torrent etc) other provides caching for youtube,torrent etc irrespective of of the plan i opt for(512kbps,1mbps,....etc),but is ...
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Motorola Surfboard SB6121 modem conected to 2WIREi38HG wireless router but there's no internet access

I have just switched to Comcast cable internet from AT&T Uverse and I was hoping to use the 2WIRE wireless router with the new Surfboard modem so I can have wireless access. I messed around with ...
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What does 300+300mbps on a wireless router mean?

I'm looking at a router on amazon, the netgear n600. I'm getting it for the dualband. Well one of the features say 300+300mbps. Does that mean each channel operates at 300 mbps? Does it achieve ...
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Wi-Fi signal strength in OpenWRT

Is there a way to retrieve signal strengths on all the devices connected in a wireless network in OpenWRT? I want to check signal strength of devices connected to the router. My router has OpenWRT ...
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WLAN router with some special features [on hold]

I'm currently looking for a WLAN-router that is capable of the following things: Two separate WLANs, both secured with a key (and I mean real WLANs, not one and one guest) One of them should be ...
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BT Home Hub as Wireless AP

I have recently left some accommodation where we were using a BT Home Hub 5 (Type A) Router. We've cancelled the contract with BT and they advised we don't need to sent the router back to them - ...
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Cable modem and wireless routers set up

I have cable internet, 60meg. I have just bought a Asus rt-ac56r wireless router. I also have a Linksys wrt320N. I tried to get the Linksys to be a repeater by downloading and installing dd-wrt but ...
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How can I see web surfing history a wireless router with Tomato firmware

Our old router had a page where I could see the details of recent internet traffic. I can't find the same information in our new one (wrt54gl) by looking in the Tomato web UI or by SSH-ing into the ...
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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 ...
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Can't connect to wireless routers and settings page - connection refused

1st router. I can't connect to my wireless router setting page at 192.168.1.1. in chrome it says "ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED". I didn't have this problem before. this happens to another router too. I'm ...
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How to know which wireless band I am connected to when router is running dual-band?

I have my router set up to work on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz using the same SSID in dual-band mode. Sometimes, when I am on the edge of the 5GHz range, I suspect that my very poor internet performance is ...
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Bandwidth Monitoring for Linksys E4200

I have a Linksys E4200 router with about 10 computers connecting to it. I'm looking for a way to monitor bandwidth usage in real time. I am willing to install custom firmware if it can get the job ...
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Upgrading TWC modem/router with 192.168.0.1 default address on home network with existing Trendnet wired router set to 192.168.2.1

I have a home network with a Trendnet TW100-S4W1CA wired router with a base address of 192.168.2.1, DHCP turned on with a range of 192.168.2.1 - 192.168.2.100, subnet 255.255.255.0. It is connected to ...
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Asus AC66R Wireless router won't recognized Western Digital My Passport external hard drive

I have an Asus AC66R Wireless router. It has 2 USB ports for sharing data on external hard drives. I have a Seagate Free Agent (1TB) external hard drive. The router detects it, and it works fine. I ...
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Wifi router + Modem overloaded

I am really tired of the situation I am going through. We have one connection and one Modem+Router device at home. There are over 18 devices that connect to one router at the same time. We have to ...
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Setting up a wired and wireless router

I have a little box I use as a print server now. It has a wireless card and two ethernet ports, and I'd like to use it to replace my router, as it supports ac and my current router only supports G. I ...
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Router IP address

I have a wifi router which connects to the internet. The local IP of this router (router A) is 192.168.0.1 Few years ago, I had connected another router (Router B) to router A via an ethernet cable ...
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DD-WRT and Chromecast: default WLAN to LAN bridge blocks UDP?

I have DD-WRT running in gateway mode on a DIR-615 I1. I've updated to the newest available build. Chromecast is a wireless-only device, for those unfamiliar. The device has been set up and ...
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Port Of 8 ball pool app [closed]

Which port is being used by 8 ball pool app game? Actually I want to block this port but does not know the port. And how can I block it in Tp-Link router?
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Router 1 device and Router 2 device is not in the same network, although router 1 connect to router 2 [duplicate]

My ISP provide me a moderm hg863 the modem model: http://huawei.com/en/products/fixed-access/fttx/ont/hg863/index.htm So I have attempt like this before ---> modem --> router---> notebook ...
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Use a secondary router for VPN authentication

I have the following setup: - Router1 connected to the internet - Router2 connected to Router1 - Both these routers are at home - A freeradius and a vpn servers root servers somewhere else and they ...
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Sitecom router AC-1200 (X7) keeps disconnecting my wireless

My Sitecom wireless router keeps disconnecting. Cabled internet is perfect, but wireless is flaky. It's very fast, up until a few seconds into the connection (speedtest, Youtube stream, download, ...
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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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Splitting my Ethernet signal

My modem comes into my house on the first floor and I have a Cat5 cable running from it through the walls upstairs to my wireless router. I need the router upstairs in order to get a hardline to my ...
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Long range wifi details

I was redirected to SU from network engineering because of this question: I want to build a long range wireless network. I would connect from point A (has connection with internet and router) to ...
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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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Can I use a wireless modem instead of wireless adaptor [closed]

I have 2 wireless modems at the moment. One is connected to my ADSL provider and all the wi-fi devices are connect to it currently. Second one is sitting idle at the moment. I also have a PC that ...
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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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Mystery: Can't authenticate to the wireless router; Router seems flooded; No packet transfer

Problem: I am 100% sure that I have the right password, and yet my router doesn't allow me to authenticate....sometimes. At other times, I can authenticate with the same WPA2 password just fine, but ...
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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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Linksys E2500 works as access point

I have 2 wireless routers: a Belkin ADSL router where I receive the internet from ISP via cable, and a Linksys E2500. Is there any way that I can make the Linksys router an access point? Or something ...
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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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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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How do I make a single adapter act as multiple Wi-Fi access points?

My Wi-Fi router acts as FOUR different access points. These are respectively 2.4GHz, 5GHz, 2.4GHz guest, and 5GHz guest. I am wondering how this can be implemented on my laptop. If my Wi-Fi adapter ...
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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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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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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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VDSL service from BSNL India - modem & wireless router

I'm just now ordering VDSL internet service from BSNL India, and they are not giving me much help on modems / wireless routers. They don't seem to offer any equipment for rent or sale with this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...