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MODEM VDSL and wifi repeater/bridge TP-Link TL_WR702N won't work

I have a VDSL modem "model VRV9518VAC23-A-OS-AM", also I have a TPLINK702n i want to use as repeater/bridge. I tried every possible way, and I can't get it to work. Two or three times I ...
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Are special settings necessary to enable a wifi network to be discoverable by a repeater?

The situation I have is I have a wireless modem downstairs, and then I have another router upstairs, my computer is connected to this router (asus RT-AC68U) via ethernet cable. The downstairs wifi ...
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How to configure WDS for TPLink router

I am trying to configure my TPLink router as a repeater. My main router which is connected to Internet is Genexis router. I know from various tutorials that this can be done by enabling WDS. But in my ...
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My repeater doesn't work even when added to the router whitelist

When I use whitelist in my router, my repeater doesn't work even with its MAC address added to the router whitelist. Perviously (before using a whitelist), I noticed that my repeater has a different ...
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Set up static ip for operwrt relayd repeater. Cant access the gui

I set up the repeated with a static LAN IP 192.168.1.13 but when i plug in and navigate there it just hangs on the luCi splash screen.
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Need to reconfigure TPlink MR3420 using as repeater after every power shutdown

I have configured TPlink MR3420 as repeater & its working fine, but after every power cut, I have to reconfigure TPlink as repeater, its not connecting to main router automatically. Devices trying ...
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Would TP-LINK TL-WR740N used as repeater will cut bandwidth in half?

I have successfully configured TP-LINK WR740N as a repeater as instructed in this thread as well as on the official tp-link site. Root router is same model. However, when I did that, although I get ...
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False IP conflict when using TP-Link repeater

I have done a little bit of troubleshooting and hope that I can give enough information in order to find some sort of a solution here. I have a tp-link wifi repeater (tl-wa855re-v4) that does not work ...
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how to access and configure wifi repeater

My 5G signal does not penetrate through the whole house, so I figured I buy a WiFi repeater. This is installed and seems to work. However once I set up the WiFi inside the repeater it restarts and ...
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Hidden Wifi jamming 5Ghz network

I recently moved to a new flat, including a new router supporting the dual band AC standard. The flat has really thick walls (reinforced with steel) so I need to put a repeater in the middle. The ...
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Repeater with separated network

I have ASUS AC86u. I want to share the Internet connection with my neighbour. He has the wired connection from ISP. I would like to connect to his WiFi with my router. I know I can use the repeater ...
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Ethernet surge protector interrupting internet connection

I'm having a problem with connecting a security camera to the internet. The connection is as follows: Wifi repeater ethernet port -> POE injector -> ethernet surge protector -> camera. With ...
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Where's the bottle neck? (Hotspot repeater network)

Hotspot - Router (connected wireless to hotspot using wisp/repeater mode with DHCP) - wired to various APs. hotspot ))) ((( Router ---wired---- AP ))) (((wireless devices All devices are wireless N ...
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How to extend a public wifi?

So I moved in a new building which provides internet like hotels. It's a public network without password you connect to then it forwards you to a page you need to provide your username and password. ...
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Trying to setup old Wireless Modem as Repeater - Huwaei HG630a as Client

I have a old wireless modem which i would like to configure as a repeater (Model: Huawei - Home gateway HG630a). Even after configuring the parameters based on my research, its not working. My Main ...
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Access point and many repeater

I have TPLink eap 110 outdoor connected to mikrotik rb941 2nd hap lite which connected to ISP router. The speed is 50mbps shared for 8 users. They usually have 2 or 3 device so average about 18 active ...
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VPN doesn't work when I connect to my router via Repeater

I have a FritzRepeater 1750E that is connected to my router, a UPC Router EVW3226. For home-office I need to connect to my work Barracuda VPN. This works fine when connected directly to my rounter, ...
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Can I use a WIFI repeater as a local WIFI network AP

I'm trying to setup a local WIFI network, which has an additional internet connection via the repeated network. Some background: I have an EPOS WIFI printer which is controlled over HTTP. Normally, I ...
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Static IP address from DHCP server through a network repeater

My DHCP server is on a Zyxel VMG8825-B50B router which is able to manage static IP address based on devices MAC addresses. This year I introduced in my network a FRITZ!WLAN Repeater 1160, which ...
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Trying to extend WiFI using a trendnet tew-818dru AC1900Ghz router

First, I have a Comcast router on 10.0.0.1 - it's a gigabit connection and assigns IPs up to .253. I have a slightly old TrendNet tew-818dru AC1900 router that I wanted to add as a wireless AP or ...
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How to setup a wireless repeater to passively relay EAP Authentication?

I need to connect to a wireless AP with my smartphone via EAP-AKA, but the AP signal is too weak. Then I'm thinking of reconfiguring a router with DD_WRT firmware or maybe a Raspberry Pi, to act as a ...
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Channels in networking

Quick question about 2.4Ghz and 5.0Ghz freq.I do have a Modem and an AP repeater that both auto choose their channel but for some reason when i restart the modem and it chooses a diffirent channel for ...
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Using a 2nd router most effectively

Hope this question is in the right place. I have an AT&T wireless modem & router, and an Asus RT-AC68. I had been running two separate networks, one for upstairs & one for downstairs. I've ...
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How to find a WiFi repeater's IP to configure it?

I want to configure my WiFi repeater's settings. I'm connected through WiFi, as my laptop's Ethernet port broke. I searched for the repeater's manual, it says that I should be able to connect using ...
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Configuring old router as repeater?

I have been at it for about two days and let me give a detailed account of all the settings that I have set. For the sake of clarity I will call the router which as Internet connection (WAN) as the ...
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QoS: MAC-Priority for clients behind a repeater

I've setup a wireless network using a Linksys-Router (DD-WRT) as an AP and a TP-Link repeater for range extension. To manage bandwith for specific users, I've setup QoS-Rules on the AP (DD-WRT) using ...
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WiFi repeater with a fallback source?

Let's say I have 2 broadband routers from different providers, let's call them Primary and Secondary. Can I set up a repeater in such a way that if Primary router looses power and/or internet ...
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Setup Tomato router as wireless repeater

I've setup DD-WRT routers before as wireless repeaters (link), but now I need to do the same but on a Tomato router, and apparently there's some difference in the terminology and the actual setup. ...
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Setup a dd-wrt router as repeater bridge

I'm trying to setup a dd-wrt router (Linksys WRT400N, Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r36079 std (06/01/18)) as a repeater bridge. I'm following this instruction the Qualcomm Atheros section. I have my ...
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Tp-Link IP configuration failure

I tried to setup my WiFi router (Tp-Link TL-WR841N) as a repeater via following the way described here:How to configure WDS function on TP-Link Wireless Routers(green UI). It works temporarily however ...
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Cat cable switch for wifi repeater and desktop

I am on the complete top floor of the building I live in and the router is located on the groudn floor. I have one cat cable coming from the router but the wifi here is bad. So i need 2 cables for my ...
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How Do USB 3.0 Hubs And USB Extension Cables Effect Latency, If At All?

I currently have three peripherals (mouse, keyboard, Wacom tablet) all wired to an individual USB port on my computer. They also each have their own 6ft USB extension cable (passive) because the ...
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Dilink dir 600 m Wifi repeater showing no internet access

In Dlink dir 600m router wifi repeater is connected but showing no internet access i have gone through most of articles online but no solution ...Can some get best fix for it ? And some times router ...
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Wifi repeater showing two different BSSIDs

I have a wifi router plus an Edimax repeater. Problem is that the repeater seems to show two different BSSIDs. I can't for the life of me figure out how this is happening. One of the BSSIDs is great ...
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Home network infrastructure

The picture below is the infrastructure of my home network. I have one modem and one WIFI router and two WIFI repeaters. I didn't change any options in the router and repeaters (DHCP or anything else)....
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Can a wireless repeater have more devices attached than the wireless router capacity?

My current wireless router only accepts a handful of devices simultaneously but I have more than 30 smart devices around the house. I wanted to buy a couple of wireless repeaters for each room and ...
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WiFi Universal Repeater minimum range between devices

How does WiFi repeating works? When I configured my Universal Repeater I had to type WiFi SSID and MAC of main AP. Both are connected to same physical network. And what interests me most is how it ...
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C2100T Modem/Router as Repeater

I have an Asus RT-AC66U router, which is able to connect directly to the access point for my fiber internet connection. Additionally, I have a Technicolor C2100T combined modem/router that I was ...
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how connect wirelessly a device without wifi adapter

I want connect my PC which is in another room. I use a repeater with Ethernet port but I cant disable the wifi repeating. I won't connect wifi adapter to my PC. I can't find another way to do this ??
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TP-Link WA901ND: Can it be setup as a repeater AND local SSID with DHCP?

This question follows from raspberry pi fails to get IP - Repeater setup which I asked myself but hasn't any suggestion (answer) yet. So trying to find a solution myself: I have a repeater, which ...
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raspberry pi fails to get IP - Repeater setup

I have a wifi Repeater setup. The host AP is around 25m away in another house, nothing in between but the two external walls. In my house, I am running a TL-WA901ND as repeater. It actually all works ...
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Netgear AP mode without ethernet

I have D6400 and previously had a repeater WN2000RPTv2 which was damaged by lightning. I also have an old N600 (DGND3700v2) which is currently unused. The N600 supports an AP mode, but the only ...
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ZyXEL WRE2205v2 Bricked?

I have a ZyXEL WRE2205 v2 Wifi Repeater. I followed the steps from this link to transform it into an Access Point. I think the steps only work for v1 because my device is currently bricked. I does not ...
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How to extend cell signal inside

I have a wireless credit card machine that works off of cell towers (AT&T) is the carrier. I can only get a signal if I take the machine outside. How can I get a signal inside??
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WiFi repeater and hotspot has no Internet access on the connected devices

Regardless of whether I use a third-party application like Connectify, or manually add a repeater, there is no Internet access on connected devices. I created a WiFi repeater hosted network with the ...
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Wifi AP/Router used as Repeater won't connect after replacing modem

At a loss and this product has absolutely no support options. I have a Seaidea 300 Mbps Wifi router (Wireless-N) being used to boost wifi signal to the upstairs rooms. One fun day, the main router ...
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TP-Link router with quantenna firmware hacked my network

I have an TP-Link TL-WA701ND wich i used as universal repeater, a few months back i noticed that the repeater failed to repeat the wifi signal, so i entered the router configuration and i noticed that ...
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Which ip do I have to use when configuring my wireless repeater?

I want to configure a TP Link WA730 Wireless repeater, but Im having lots of trouble when assigning the correct IP address for this repeater. Main router LAN settings: And those are the default ...
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How can I set up a hotspot in my RV that rebroadcasts different WiFi signals?

Thanks for looking and I apologize for the odd question--I am not really too sure how to ask it. Background Here is my issue (#FirstWorldProblem): I have purchased a RV (camper) for my family and this ...
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how to mix 2wifi routers in one issd?

I have 2 wifi routers at home, with internet from two differents providers and need a repeater who mix that networks in one issd so if one of the connection fails always have internet connection, what ...