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How can I communicate between 802.11ac and 802.11g within the same home network?

I am sure this is a very simple, tedious question. Apologies. I have a tri-band router with one 802.11g network and two 802.11ac. My PC is connected to one 802.11ac, when I try to SSH to any device ...
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WMM/WME(802.11e) not working properly in 802.11n?

I'm performing some tests regarding 802.11e (WMM/WME) performance and when doing up-link it isn't working properly. Im using an Lynksys 1200ac with OpenWrt/LEDE as AP, and two PCs lets say PC1 and ...
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Can I force my WI-FI card to be restricted to 802.11g, on Mac OS X?

I have had persistent problems with the Wi-Fi card in my iMac (early 2013). I have contacted Apple many times about it, and haven't found an adequate solution, even after discussing with an engineer. ...
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How to configure Cisco 3750 for Inter-Vlan Communication

I have a router that has 4 VLANs configured, with an interface on each vlan, the router serves as a gateway and provides internet access. VLAN | Interface | Function --------------------------...
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Is it possible to allow clients of the same VLAN to see each other even if they connect to different SSIDs with the same name?

My home wireless access point is a Buffalo AirStation Pro (WAPS-APG600H), which is a "Concurrent Dual Band Wireless Access Point". It has two bands, labelled 11g and 11a, with an ability to set up ...
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How to calculate “interference weight” between 20MHz, 40MHz and 11ac 80MHz APs?

I want to know how to calculate the "interference weight" in the combination of APs running on different channel frequencies. Lets say I have 10 APs in different operating modes, such as 11a, 11a/n ...
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Will setting an access point to 802.11n mode only restrict the ability of 802.11g devices to connect?

I have an access point that allows for 802.11n and 802.11b/g/n modes. If the AP is set to 802.11n mode in the 2.4Ghz spectrum, are 802.11g clients able to connect?
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Can a device with a 802.11g NIC see a 802.11ac/n router?

I'm contemplating upgrading to an 802.11ac router. My current router is 802.11n/g. All the wireless devices I have only have 802.11g NICs and can not even see the 802.11n band. If I upgrade to the ...
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Laptop adapter using 802.11g radio protocol instead of 802.11n

I have a HP Pavilion 15-p007tx Notebook PC which has a IEEE 802.11b/g/n wifi adapter. The speed of the connection is 50Mbps on the home network and the router supports 802.11n protocol. The laptops ...
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Can't connect to wireless network

I have HP Elitepad running Windows 8.1 which I am trying to connect to my wireless network (Linksys wrt54gl). When I try to connect, it takes a few minutes and then I get the message "Can't connect to ...
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Is that possible that 802.11b is better in crowded environment than 802.11g?

I've changed my AP operational mode to 802.11b+g (mixed) from 802.11b. Both the RTT and bandwidth dropped heavily. When I've switched back to 802.11b on my AP, the connection was much better. Is that ...
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Why does Windows Vista only use around 5% of 802.11g bandwidth copying a file?

Copying files from one computer to another across my home WiFi seems really slow. My WiFi connection signal is decent, but the actual speed as reported by "Wireless Network Connection Status" seems ...
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Does a wireless-N (802.11n) network have poor performance when in b/g “mixed” mode?

It seems to be an "old" wives tale that, when using a wireless-N router in "mixed mode" to support legacy 802.11b or 802.11g devices, the performance of 802.11n clients will suffer. Some places claim ...
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802.11 - g and n clients on the same network, different access points

I'm running a network in my house with a single-band router, but have both 802.11n and g devices. As such, as far as I can tell, my network drops down to g speeds (54Mbps) whenever I use a g device on ...
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How can I diagnose poor 802.11b wireless range?

I have a Billion 7401VGP-R3. This supports 802.11g and 802.11b. According to the wikipedia article on IEEE 802.11 the expected indoor range is 70m and 35m respectively. This should cover my house ...
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Windows 7 Professional: won't associate to the closer of two APs

In my office, the network administrator has configured two separate 802.11g/n APs with the same SSID on the same channel (6) but about 50 metres apart*. The two APs are not configured as a WDS as far ...
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802.11n router and 802.11g network card

I have a D-link DIR-524 802.11n router. My PC is having 802.11a/b/g. The issues is that I'm unable to connect to the router when 802.11n is turned on. As soon as I disable 802.11n feature. I can ...
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What's the advantage of 802.11n if 802.11g is still faster than your ISP's connection?

802.11g has a max speed of 54 Mbps, and even at half that, is still faster than my FiOS download speed of 25 Mbps. Therefore, my local hardware is not the bottleneck. So, for the purpose of internet ...
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What's the maximum actual bit rate of an 802.11g connection?

Using a wired connection, I get a 38 Mbit/s download speed. When I switch to wireless one (Linksys WRT54GL router with Tomato firmware), the speed drops to 23 Mbit/s even if the distance between the ...
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External Antenna on wireless router

I have a "Linksys WRVS4400N wireless N router" that i'm thinking about relocating out of the high traffic area of my home. When I move it with the other networking equipment in the basement, my ...
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MacMini transmit rate stuck at 11, every other device can connect at full 54Mbit/s?

I have a MacMini circa 2007 that's getting very low transmit rates via wifi, 8-11. I have other devices that are getting full 54, including a MacBook Air. With everything else off, the MacMini doesn't ...
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Why is my 802.11n wireless bridge (WAY) slower than my 802.11g wireless bridge?

I bought a ZyXEL WAP3205 Wireless N Ethernet Bridge to replace my Buffalo Airstation WLI-TX4-G54HP Wireless G Ethernet Bridge. I have a Linksys WRT610N Wireless N Router. With the Buffalo bridge, I ...
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Need to extend my 802.11 G signal

I have a cable modem hooked to a D-Link DIR-628 that we use as a wireless router for a mix of Apple Macintosh and HP Windows 7 computers in our home. The home is over 5000 square feet and the D-Link ...
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Issue connecting Vista Toshiba laptop to Airport Extreme Wifi - but a Windows 7 Dell connects fine

I have a Toshiba L355D-S7815 laptop. I also have a Dell Latitude E6400. The Toshiba is running Windows Vista Home Edition and has all current patches applied. The Dell is running Windows 7 ...
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Why is my 802.11g wireless LAN so slow?

I have a Netgear DG834G ADSL modem/802.11g router at home. My notebook and media centre PC (both (K)ubuntu 10.04) both connect at a reported speed of 54 Mbit/s, yet copying files between the two ...
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Network displays 802.11g instead of n, and I can't log in with the correct key

I just bought a Linksys Wireless-N PCI Adapter with Dual-Band, and I tried to log into the usual 2.4GHz 802.11n network with the usual pass key. Only now, the list says it's a 802.11g network and my ...
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Will a wireless n and a wireless g router interfere with each other?

I would like to buy a new wireless n router but keep my wireless g router for the sake of supporting older wifi-enabled devices. Can i put these 2 routers next to each other and configure them so they ...