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

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When i move Ap router to Main router then main Router not connecting in any device

My setup like i put my second router in AP mode and connect lan port to main router lan port....and give ap router ip 129.168.1.2....and both router ssid is different but password is same...and main ...
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Looking to get both wLans back broadcasting. After an attempted tweak - only Wireless Interface wlan1 [2.4 GHz] - MT7603E 802.11ac - is broadcasting

It's a NetGear R6220 with latest DD-WRT update for the model. Tooling around with my DD-WRT settings - I inadvertently shut down the Wireless Interface wlan0 [5 GHz/802.11ac] - MT7662E 802.11ac ...
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Why does my router broadcast a ghost SSID at the same frequencies and strength with my defined SSID?

With Huawei H122-373 with the latest software and the 5G Wi-Fi network, it broadcasts into two different SSIDs at the same strength, one of them my original SSID and the other with no name. Resetting ...
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How to troubleshoot Windows computer that occasionally loses Wi-Fi (WiFi) network connectivity for ~60 seconds

A friend reached out for me to help with their Windows 7 computer that is occasionally losing Wi-Fi (WiFi) network connectivity. Each time it loses Wi-Fi connectivity (reportedly about once per day), ...
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Troubleshooting AT&T Arris BGW210-700 gateway

I've read most of the other posts and numerous forum threads on this gateway and its associated issues, but while troubleshooting my in-law's network I've come across something that quite intrigued me....
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How to use a Wireless ADSL modem Router as a Access Point?

I have two modes similar this: I live on the first floor of an apartment. Also one of the mentioned modem is inside my apartment (connected to the ADSL port) and has internet as well. I connect to it ...
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wpa_supplicant: connect to mobile tethering but not to the router

Also my phone works successfully as a client of this Wi-Fi router, and even now I tether from this phone that is a client of this Wi-Fi. Wired connection (ethernet) from the same laptop to this router ...
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Setting up Tenda AC6 as a secondary router

I'm trying to set up a Tenda AC6 as a secondary router to extend Wifi signal, but can't work it out. I don't have any knowledge of networks, and I have looked for similar questions, but haven't found ...
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2 routers same network but different subnet

am I a noob in networking, how could I implement the following diagram: network diagram I want to both routers access the internet, but the router 1 network must be separated from router 2 and vice ...
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PC stopped connecting to Internet or router over WiFi

My Windows (10 1909) PC connects to the router via WiFi. Other PCs as well. Suddenly I lost Internet. I can see WiFi networks and connect to them, but cannot ping any site including the router IP. All ...
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Port forwarding suddenly stopped working on TP-Link router (Archer AX1500)

Over the last few hours or so, my ports have been timing out one by one, until as of a few minutes ago, they all stopped working. Restarting the router through various methods only seems to have made ...
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Best way to share wireless connection to multiple wired machines

In my small company (15 machines), we currently have a router which has the WAN connection. A switch is then connected to this router. And all other machines are wired to this switch. It works fine. ...
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How to convert a hotspot signal with WPA2 enterprise credentials 802.1x to normal WPA2

I'm trying to connect an IOT device to the internet using a hotpsot that supports WPA2 enterprise credentials 802.1x type of security. However the IOT device I use can only connect to networks with ...
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Disable duplicate wifi networks on a Nokia G-0425G-A GPON

A few days ago I changed my ISP and the new one does not allow using my own GPON router or media converter. The provider wants their device to be the the one, connected to the optic cable, so I ...
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Access across two local networks using a consumer grade WiFi Router

Background - Illustration - https://i.stack.imgur.com/DFSMh.png We have a embedded device(referred to as PC2 ahead), which is hosting a UI/webpage, in a Class C network(Network 2 in the diagram above)....
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Dell Latitude E7440 not picking up new router WiFi signal but other devices can connect to it

I have a new ZTE 5G router. My laptop (Dell Latitude E7440) cannot pick up the WiFi signal, yet my wife’s laptop and my phone does. My laptop does pick up my phone’s hotspot and every other signal in ...
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Wake on lan alexa skill not working with a lan-wan configuration

Hello i have this configuration routers: fiberconnection----fritzboxrouter-----redmirouter----PC Actually dhcp in on in the two routers, different ip, and connection from fritz to redmi is wan-lan i ...
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What is the exact function of a wireless router? [closed]

What does a wireless touter do? These usually are fed by an ethernet cable running from the modem that is plugged into a cable from the internet provider.
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How can I login to the Huawei router of "ClassicTech ISP"?

Basically I have a Huawei HG8245 router provided by a local ISP "ClassicTech" and the ISP has blocked the access to the router setup page ie. 192.168.254.254(Gateway) in LAN side. But the ...
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Android phone causing wifi degradation

Earlier today, while working on a laptop which is connected to the internet via WiFi, my internet connection dropped. After restarting the router, the internet worked again for a few minutes before ...
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How best to set up a single network router/extender for two use cases? One as an extender when at home, one as a router when out. (Astrophotography)

I appreciate this is a pretty low-level networking question, but I've been Googling for a few days and I have not managed to solve my issue. Perhaps it's not solvable and I need to buy a second router....
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Setup Second Netgear Device as Access Point

I bought a second netgear router to use as a Repeater or Access Point. I've never done this and its giving me a ton of trouble. Of course, routerlogin.net doesn't work because that goes to my primary ...
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How to connect IoT gateway to protected wifi network that requires extra credentials

I'm trying to connect an IoT gateway to my school's wifi network, however, the network requires a user to enter credentials when connecting: username and password, and the software on my gateway to ...
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How can I connect to my Wi-Fi AP at 1300 Mbps link speed?

I have a TP-Link Archer C80 that's advertised as a AC1900 MU-MIMO router. It doesn't support Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) but they advertise Wi-Fi speeds as: 5 GHz: 1300 Mbps (802.11ac) 2.4 GHz: 600 Mbps (802....
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Slow network speed on wifi and powerline extender

My network setup looks as shown below. Measured internet speed on various devices is indicated. On the NAS directly wired from the router I measured ~800 Mbps. But, my wifi connected devices and ...
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Is it possible to disable access to the "Router Settings" from the Wifi?

For security reasons, I would like to disable the access to the "Router Settings" from the Wifi. I already set a White-List "Accept" MAC filtering, but there is a chance that a ...
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SoHo routers not working as access point

I'm trying to connect a TP-LINK router to our main router to use an an AP. I've configured it according to the guide of the manufacturer. However, I can't reach the internet through it. The main ...
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If i connected to wifi via WPS, will my mobile show on the router?

I want to know if I connect to a wifi through Wps, will the name of my mobile show on the router. Because I want to connect to it but scard of my mobile name showing on the router
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Resolving contention of two laptops for internet connection

We have two laptops connecting by WiFi to a router. My laptop is stationary in the same room as the router (right next to it). When my wife's laptop is in the same room, both laptops can connect to ...
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Why is my wi-fi so much slower than expected?

My internet connection is gigabit AT&T Fiber via an Arris BGW210-700 residential gateway (and its admin page shows that it does achieve 900 Mbps+). From there, an ethernet cable with "gigabit&...
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How to avoid USB3.0 interference with 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi devices?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with an external HDD connected (to be precise it is an internal HDD connected with Maiwo K10435) via USB3.0. This setup is placed near my dual-band Wi-Fi router as RPI is ...
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Two separate wifi networks using two routers and one Internet

I have one LAN Internet connection and two TP-Link Archer AX1500 routers. What I'm trying to configure is two separate Wi-Fi networks (meaning there is not access to hosts in other network) but with ...
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How is my 2.4GHz Wi-Fi working with my 2.4GHz Bluetooth(pixel buds) on my phone?

I just want to know how this working for the sake of my sanity. I have a dual band D-LINK DIR-819 router (which has both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands). I am connecting my Google Pixel Buds Series A on my ...
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access point becoming the wan interface

I have a new router connected to my modem/router through ethernet. This new router is meant to be used as a “dumb” access point. Doing so I loose many of the nice new router functions it has compared ...
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Dell XPS 15 9575 Laptop not connecting to WIFI and disrupting current WIFI connections

My Dell XPS 15 9575 will not stay connected to my Netgear N750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit router. It will find it and connect for two minutes then drop the connection between router and laptop but ...
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two routers linked by LAN to LAN

I have a network with two router where everything works but, from what I’ve read, should not Situation. I have been using a modem/router (router B) on ADSL circuit and my have ISP sent me new modem/...
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Convert wifi signal to wired signal

I have a Rpi which is unable to connect to wifi, but it has Ethernet port. In which mode should I use my Tp-link device to convert my existing wifi to wired signal? I tried out the wifi extender to ...
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If there are 10 routers with the same WiFi name, can I connect to a particular one of them? [duplicate]

I was thinking about routers and WiFi networks and a question crossed my mind. If there is a WiFi network where all routers have the same WiFi name, most operating systems will only show one instance ...
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HP stream broadband connection

Due to a lack of memory I have deleted windows and am using chromium. I can connect to the internet through my phone hotspot but when trying to connect to my router (virgin media) I get a "bad ...
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Accessing a routers configuration page under another router

I have a router Asus RT-N12+ (Router mode) DHCP Enabled but Manual Assignment of IP is set. With this Router it has 5 sub routers mode connected via LAN (few connected directly with the Asus T-N12+ ...
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Can't connect to this network HP EliteBook 840 G2 [duplicate]

My HP EliteBook 840 G2 is not able to connect to the WiFi network set on TP-Link Archer C80 AC1900 router either to 2.4 GHz or 5.0 GHz SSID and getting error "Can't connect to this network" ...
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Can't ping LAN devices from Wi-Fi connected devices

I'm really struggling finding answers to my problem. I have a PC that is connected via Ethernet cable (LAN), and I have a laptop that is connected over Wi-Fi. When pinging, the two devices were not ...
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PC connected to repeater router cannot connect to DHCP server on main router

I have a home network comprising of: TP-Link Archer C2 (V1), functioning as an Access Point (Wifi and LAN internet): DHCP server is enabled IP is 192.168.0.1 TP-Link Archer C2 (V3), which is setup as ...
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Can I get the same benefit of a mesh Wi-Fi system by setting my different routers to AP mode and using the same name and password?

I have some old wireless routers that can be set to use access point (AP) mode. Is it possible to use them with roaming-like benefits that you can find with a "true" mesh Wi-Fi system?
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How do I optimise my home network for wifi calling

I'd like to use Wifi calling when I'm at home, but my phone rarely says that Wifi Calling is available, and I've never made a successful Wifi Call. Does anyone have any recommendations for settings to ...
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WIFI hidden networks and possible channel conflicts

I have been experiencing untimely WIFI bandwidth drops (down to zero bits/sec) . To be more precise, the connection itself is not dropped, just the ability to send and receive packets disappears for ...
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What type of device should I be looking for to connect WiFi to existing ethernet? [closed]

I live in a 2 story shared apartment and there's WIFI downstairs. The coverage in my room is very bad, possibly because my desk is partly metal. I have an ethernet port in my room and previously I ...
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How to extend college WiFi using another router?

My college hostel provides dual band WiFi connection. We have to enter the password for the SSID to connect to the network, and are then redirected automatically to a page (something like 10.10.x.x:...
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Asus RT-N12E_B1 router: "The WAN IP is not the external IP. External IP-based services will not work."

On an Asus RT-N12E_B1 router, in the menu, I get the hint: The WAN IP is not the external IP. External IP-based services will not work. --> Change now The router gets the internet from an Inteno ...
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Debugging the low performance of home internet

Movie streaming performance on my bedtime tablet went bad recently. Last night, I even gave up on the next episode of my favorite series and tried to figure out what's wrong. Is it my home router's ...
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