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You can do this with any router that supports DD-WRT. Now this firmware is a bit complicated, so do look into it before you jump right in. The idea is to use a cron job to turn one of the radios on and off on a regular basis. There are guides out there on how to do this (I don't really want to take much time trying to explain this to a newbie). You'll ...


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If you're set on having two WAP's in your house then there are a few things to consider. Network congestion: Position your access points away from obstructions and other electronic devices. Ensure there are no other wifi signals on your channel. Otherwise, you could be experiencing a high amount of collisions. When a collision occurs the devices must ...


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I'd suggest linking the Asus Router to the Cable Modem with that long Ethernet cable you have and place it in your room, leaving the Linksys out altogether. Then, the best speed you'll be able to get to any of your devices would be through Ethernet, plugged into the Asus. Speed and throughput over WIFI would be dependant on too many factors, but in any ...


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There is currently no third-party firmware for the HomeHub 5 that I'm aware of, partly because of the encrypted and secured firmware update process BT use that makes it awkwardly difficult to even get started. As for bridge mode, the LAN and wireless is always working in bridge mode anyway. To use it as an AP just turn off DHCP. Wireless bridging, e.g. WDS, ...


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1st. the problem is OS related. It's only my computer that refuses to connect to the router settings, other computers can successfully connect to 192.168.1.1. 2nd. I found what the problem was, the way router was responding to my connection request even with different devices was weird so that's how i found it. It was about Wireless MAC filtering which ...


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Set 2 different SSIDs in your router (that's my setup at home). Then test both by just using the network as you normally would. Then to force the Mac to switch, just switch networks on the wifi menu in OS X. I realize this might not be the answer you're looking for but it does cover everything you asked.


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Generally, you should have one router in such a network, at the edge. Additional layers will greatly confuse things, especially if dealing with stupidly-locked-down modems that I've heard of. This means that the TW100 needs to be configured as a bridge, so that it won't do any routing or NAT anymore. (It will become a plain Ethernet switch.) If there's no ...


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For determining whether it is using the 2.4 or 5 GHz bands, click on the wireless networking icon at the top of the screen while holding down the Option key. Further Info


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Channels 1 to 11 (higher in some regions) are in the 2.4 GHz range. Channels 36 and up are in the 5Ghz range. Channels numbers from 36 to 48 have restricted power when used with multiple antennas. If you can administer the router, try moving to a higher channel on the 5GHz range. If you can determine the channel number you can determine which band you are ...


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You need to disable routing functions on the second router and therefore it will act as a wireless access point and an Ethernet switch. This means that everything will be on the same subnet of the LAN. Can you not replace router 1 with router 2 altogether?


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To the best of my knowledge, this cannot be done with most conventional commercial routers. What you need to do is to set up a captive portal, which asks for the VPN access credentials. You will have to have the VPN connection already established on the router, and use the same credentials for access to the captive portal and to the VPN. This way, after ...


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The problem was the setting 'Hardware Accelerator'. Disabling this resulted in a 100% stable signal.


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The must haves are: * An access point and access point client (many devices can act as either), along with a couple of directional antennas. * You also need line of sight between the 2 sites (note that there should be a reasonable margin with line of site, ie you should be able to see above, below and both sides and have space to spare - look at fresnel ...


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Yes you absolutely can. Search for dd-wrt and see if your router is supported. If it is, you can install custom firmware which allows you to use your router as an adapter or a gamut of other things.


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You could use Ethernet Over Mains, and the router downstairs with the modem as well, and then not have any cat5 cable running up/down the stairs. You will then have a cable to any devices xbox included.


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If you already have a cat5e running from downstairs to upstairs, you could put the router next to the modem downstairs and use the existing cat5e to connect the router to the xbox (or to a switch in place of the router upstairs if you have more devices upstairs). That would give you ethernet ports both upstairs and downstairs without running a cable in both ...


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It's not necessary to "split" the signal from your modem in order to provide connectivity to your router upstairs and your device downstairs. In fact, it would be counterproductive to do so because only your upstairs devices would be protected by your wireless router's firewall while the downstairs device (theoretically connected directly to your modem) ...


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Option-click on the Wi-Fi Menu Extra and select Open Wireless Diagnostics…. You should follow the diagnostic assistant screens, but also check the menus for the other diagnostic tools as well.


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As of now*, you can use a single adapter to act as multiple APs on the same channel, but not simultaneously on different channels or bands. A single adapter can only be on a single channel (and thus band) at a time, and the 802.11 protocols don't provide any good way for an AP to do TDD (Time-Division Duplexing) to switch back and forth between two ...


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A couple of things... I would avoid using the WAN ports if possible. The network traffic going in or out of a WAN connection will likely have the IP addresses and ports mangled by NAT in the various connections. Instead, I would only use a WAN port where the network actually connects out to the internet, and use only the LAN ports to connect the routers ...


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Are these access points actually running on the same adapter or not? Yes they are. Most likely your router is based upon some stripped-down version of Linux, which can build virtual interfaces on a single physical interface, i.e. the physical NIC that does the actual broadcasting. Currently public documentation is scarce. The MAC address you see is ...


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After pointing my Chromecast to the new WiFi network name, the old one disappeared.


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I had a problem on my Macbook which caused me trouble for a long time, but I have solved it now. It may work for you. My problem: I had a BTHub4 and it offered 2 networks with the same name - I didn't realise it but it was a dual speed hub and the computer is supposed to automatically select the option that is best. I had set network system preferences ...


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This is far from uncommon when using cheap equipment designed for home use. It is also common for client devices to refuse to switch between the AP's Do make sure however that the SonicWall is not on auto channel. Most likely however is that the TPlink is not releasing its clients correctly and eventually uses up all it resources and gives up. This would ...


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Just check the firmware version, if you're running DD-WRT it will tell you. From what you've said so far it sounds like you only flashed your router once. You need at least two flashes for an e3000 so it's suffice to say you did it wrong. For your router you must flash it with a trailed build first, then after that you flash it again with the build of your ...


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Unfortunately, this often results in the device being bricked. The hardware is all fine, but it is left without a functioning firmware, so in a way, it is now braindead. You might be in luck, tho. Some devices have a very basic firmware that cannot be overwritten, and the sole purpose is to receive a firmware to install. This is usually done via TFTP, so ...


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When you are downloading file using torrent, every packet comes from WAN interface of your router (probably wired connection) and is sent to your computer via radio link - in this scenario every packet is sent wirelessly only once (from router to computer). When you are copying from computer to phone (or from phone to computer) every packet is sent at first ...


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Found out what was wrong. I had AP Isolation active... man this thing drove me nuts...


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It sounds like he's trying to use his AirPort base station as his DHCP server when he's at sea, but when he's in port, the Windows machine handling the Marina Wi-Fi connection must act as a NAT and DHCP server in order to share its Internet access, so the two DHCP servers conflict. If he left NAT enabled on the base station, it probably also complained of ...


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You do not need a router with two wireless aerials. One aerial can be used for a hundred networks (though that many would probably be a bad idea). You can get special routers that repeat a network but what you want is not a bridge. If you have a DD-WRT or OpenWRT compatible router you can follow these sorts of guides: ...


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It would sound to me as if you need to open up some ports so that VPN server on your secondary router is accessible from your public IP, to do that - find the pots that you ned to use, and on your main router, direct those ports to the static IP of the secondary router. For PPTP: TCP Port number=1723 For L2TP: UDP Port Number=500 UDP Port ...


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Wi-Fi is for convenience, not for speed. Also, replace anything Ethernet with Wi-Fi in the visual aids. Satellite TV has interference when it rains, the same thing can happen with Wi-Fi, when channels are over-crowded. In the Wi-Fi Analyzer app, it should tell you what the best channels are. You should be able to switch channels in your router's ...


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Within the normal range, the strength of the signal is not a problem as long as there is not another signal stronger on the same channel. There are Windows / Linux applications that can show a diagram of the way the channels of multiple signals superimpose. You have to check that and if that's the case, change your router to a less overcrowded channel.


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Simple Explanation: Your computer will be fine if you have multiple internet connections from multiple network adapters. So long as you aren't using both to connect to the same network, you should be fine. Windows will automatically determine which internet connection to send traffic to, and will typically use that same connection so long as it's ...


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Do you have an intelligent meter for your electricity consumption? They emit every day your consumption, maybe that interferes with you signal and drops the connection. Just a thought.


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You can disable access to the internet by allowing only localhost files via .htaccess file.. Try: CREATE a new file named exactly .htaccess in the htdocs or the root directory of your project. COPY-PASTE the code below to this .htaccess file... Order deny, allow Deny from all Allow from localhost That's mostly all. If you cannot create the .htaccess ...


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You mentioned firewalls -- I'd look into using iptables for this. You could easily script an online/offline mode, but if you block the traffic at the OS layer, then you don't have to worry about whether something is an artifact of the browser, the web server, or any other layer above it. Just be sure you're familiar enough with iptables; it's not difficult ...



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