Questions tagged [wireless-router]

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

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Wi-Fi slows down after a long connection (disconnect and connect fixes it)

I have a router with pretty much the default configuration connected to a 50 Mbps optic fiber internet link. When I connect a device to the router it gets a consistent 45-50 Mbps download speed (...
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Can a VLAN managed Switch connect via LAN to a router and establish a second isolated network? [closed]

Setup is: A main router, then a VLAN capable, manageable Switch with different LAN ports. Connecting this Switch via LAN cable to a LAN port of the main router. The Switche's goal is to establish a ...
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Can a second router connect via WAN to another Router and establish a second network? [duplicate]

Setup is: A main router, then a second router which connects from its WAN port to a LAN port of the main router. This second router's goal is to establish a separated network for guest devices. I ...
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Is 5Ghz signal overlap on channel 149 a concern?

I have a dual band ATT Default Gateway router. It offers 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz. There are two other routers also on 5Ghz on channel 149. Is this a concern for interference or jamming? If so, how and what ...
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Can my Android phone running as a mobile hotspot act as a switch — as a well as a router — when multiple devices are connected to it?

I'm using the portable hotspot of my Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T. I have 2 Linux machines - one is Ubuntu and the other is Fedora - connected and from both I can find the internal IP through ifconfig. If I ...
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How do I authenticate wired connections over my router's ethernet port?

I have an internet connection from ISP which I connect through a D-Link router. The router logs into the ISP's PPPoE connection using the credentials given by the ISP to me and I have setup a Wireless ...
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Identifying Home Wifi Bottleneck

I'm trying to understand if I've got a bottleneck in my home network setup or if my expectations are off. Here's my situation: Xfinity Comcast is my internet provider and I'm paying for a 300 Mbps ...
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Securely routing all traffic in a home network through a secondary firewall/gateway

FYI, I'm not a networking expert by way a long shot :-). I Have a plain simple home networking setup: a VDSL modem/router with home devices directly connecting to it mostly through wireless. I'd like ...
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Can you force a WiFI Router not to forward requests it can't resolve to the gateway for it's own subnet?

Setup for this question is: A main router, then a second router connected to that main router via a free WAN port. This second router's goal is to establish an additional isolated network for guests. ...
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Can I combine these two wifi antennas without hassle and get good reception from an access point about 50-60 feet away?

this is my first question on StackExchange so pardon if my formatting is a bit weird. I'm moving to the house next to my in-law and would like to avoid having to pay for service when I'm so close to ...
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Troubleshooting “no internet” on D-Link DSL-2750B

On my home network I am running a D-Link DSL-2750B gateway provided by Verizon, running firmware version 5.4.12.1.44.2.1. Every few hours (at least once or twice a day, but not at any regular ...
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How to isolate two devices from each other in same wifi network?

Is there any way to do that? For not allowing the wireless connected devices to "see" each other while connected using the same router? By isolate, I mean totally hinder connected Device ABC from ...
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How to change subnets of wifi connected devices and what to consider?

I was told one way of isolating wired LAN connected devices from W-LAN connected ones, could be to change their subnets in network adapter settings. By isolating I mean hindering the Wireless ...
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What is best way to share wifi with a building next door?

After a lot of window shopping and reading, I'm confused about how to share my WiFi with a building next door. Should my router be able to broadcast powerfully enough? Or should I invest in some kind ...
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How to check in Linux/Windows if LAN & Wireless connected PCs are in the same subnet?

If you have multiple members in a household using each their own PCs, some connected wirelessly, some via LAN cable - How can you check if all those PCs are all in the same subnet or broadcast domain? ...
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Router Configurations

my internet provider is sonic and they provided a router/ modem to use. Other than this I have an Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station along with two airport express routers and a Netgear 1600. First I ...
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Disable redirect when WAN is down for AX50

Anytime the WAN goes down, the AX50 will redirect all internet connections to itself. This is creates https certificate errors for some software and causes other issues. I can't find any way to ...
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Remote Access to Multiple Pi using Mobile Hotspot and dlink router

I have a setup which has multiple Pi's connected to dlink router on the LAN ports. I want to remotely access the Pi over internet. I cannot provide internet to my LAN ports of the router. Can I remote ...
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Intermittent, very high ping to router

I have a CBN CH6640E router. When I ping the router directly (192.168.0.1), it often exceeds 1000ms, and this can last for a few seconds, or a few minutes. It happens irregularly every few minutes. ...
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WiFi device occupying channels

I have a WiFi access point at my place. I used this App - WiFi Analyzer App to check the signal strength and the channels which I am using. While using, I had this question which google was not able ...
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Should I use my phone or a WIFI router to get WIFI? [closed]

I have a WIFI router with a SIM card and a phone where two SIM-cards can be placed. Today I put my wifi sim-card into my mobile phone and started a hotspot to watch netflix on my television, do video ...
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Can a NAS Device be used as a Router?

Is it possible for a computer being used as a NAS to also simultaneously serve as a wireless router using a wifi-chip? Can the onboard physical storage on the NAS be available over the local network ...
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Does separating router and AP improve network performance in any way?

I recently saw a friend's home network setup. What seems strange to me is that he uses a wired router to connect to the Internet via an Ethernet cable. The only device connected to the wired router (...
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How can i use my laptops WiFi and give it to a router via Ethernet

I want to make my own access point, using my laptop's WiFi as the Internet source, with a router I have on hand, but I'm not sure how to configure it. I read some posts here and found similar ...
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Asus AiMesh drops connection momentarily

I have a mesh network with an ASUS RT-AC68U as the primary router and an ASUS RT-AC1900P as the AiMesh node. The RT-AC68U connects to the ISP cable modem using ethernet cable. The systems are ...
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Periodic rupture of VPN connection

I am currently working from home. My computer is connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi. To connect to the internal network of the enterprise, I use L2TP/ipsec vpn. Problem: After a minute, the VPN ...
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Unidentified devices keep appearing in my Windows 10 network

I'm concerned because Windows 10 network page keeps showing weird devices I don't identify as mine. I want to know what they are and if they represent a security thread. I have already read this ...
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Minecraft server double port forwarding

We have a fiber optics internet connection to a default modem(/router?) in our home. The connection through that box is weak so we bought a stronger Netgear router as well as a Netgear network adapter ...
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Is it possible to bypass a Router's MAC filtering by relaying to another Router?

I forgot my Router's admin password (the default was changed), and cannot reset it because currently I don't have access to the PPPoE username/password. It seems that my router is blocking one of my ...
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Can I use lower power adapter on router?

My router uses a lower power adapter although it works, but will I have any other issues like range, connectivity, etc.
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D-Link DIR 605 L keeps dropping connection

My DIR 605L keeps getting disconnected and yellow exclamation mark is displayed on my pc. The internet guy told me to re-login the router as it keeps getting logged out and he says there is no problem ...
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Clients lose connectivity to Router when Streaming Netflix HD

Devices Setup Router 1 - TP-Link Archer C60 (Floor 1) LAN IP: 192.168.1.1 DHCP Range: 192.168.1.2 - 192.168.1.99 Channel = 11 Router 2 - TP-Link WR-840N (Floor 2) This Router is connected LAN to ...
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Can your SSID affect connectivity?

I have google fiber at home, and with working from home lately, we've started to run into some issues. Specifically, my wife's phone (samsung galaxy S9+) will intermittently disconnect, and my mac ...
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Installing DD-WRT on Dlink dir-600 rev b2

I have a problem installing dd-wrt on my router 2.17 firmware ver, i tried installing via web interface, it says image is not recognized, and i tried using room emergency too, but the weird things its ...
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Why Router works after manual rebooting?

I have TP-Link Wireless Router (Model TL-WR720N ), it stops works often, but if I manually turn off the electricity, and switch on, it starts to work again. I can't reboot the router using firmware ...
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How to force Windows to use wireless network over ethernet

I have a standard network with ethernet and wireless (both 2.4 and 5ghz) and I use an OpenWRT router with bridge configuration to give LAN to some devices in a room with no ethernet cable. One of ...
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TPlink AC2800 to Linksys WRT3200

Normally fairly good with routing and networking but this has got me stumped. I ran a LAN cable from a LAN port of my main (TPlink AC2800) router to the WAN port of the Linksys WRT3200. I changed ...
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Is it possible to merge two internet connections by using two modems and connecting them to a single router?

Our summer house is in a place where we can only get about a 50 mbps connection and since there are often 10 people in the house all using the same wifi network I was wondering whether it is possible ...
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After resetting my Binatone router i lost my wifi connectivity

When i connect to the router wifi connection it displays other wifi connection options like PEAP,TLS,TTLS,PWD and so on. Is there any way in making successful connection to the router through LAN or ...
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TP-Link Router isolates clients

I have TP-Link TL-WR841N router with approx 8 devices connected regularly. Recently I've been noticing that the router isolates connected devices from each other despite the checkbox of "Client ...
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Sudden Wi-Fi connection drops on a TP-Link TL-WR841N router with approximately 8 devices connected

I'm experiencing a strange problem on my Wi-Fi. I have TP-Link TL-WR841N router with approx 8 devices connected regularly. While using the internet, sometimes internet suddenly stops working on all ...
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Can Poor Wireless Performance at High Traffic Volume be resolved by high-end router?

I’m using two 2.4G wireless routers, Router 1 acts as a main router, whereas Router 2 is being used as a wireless repeater. Whenever I’m streaming on two devices simultaneously, I notice performance ...
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Macbook silently disconnects from Comcast home router, what is happening and how can I fix it?

I have a MacBook Pro, connected to a Comcast Router. Symptom: every page times out, can't ping anything. Computer still thinks it's connected to the internet. Can access router home at 10.0.0.1, ...
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How should I use these tools to create a seamless wifi network?

By 'seamless' I mean that a host can travel throughout the coverage area of the wifi, moving from one router or AP to the next without the connection dropping. I have: a),b) 2 routers with dd-wrt ...
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Can I use 2 routers as one wireless range extender

Ok, so, I have an old router, and I want to use it as a Wi-Fi range extender. I know that many of you will say: "It's easy, just connect them with a cable". That's the problem, I can't connect them as ...
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PfSense: Can't ping from switch connected to LAN port

I have installed PfSense recently and I connected a switch to the LAN port of PfSense (it is worth noting that PfSense is virtualised). When I connect straight to the lan port on another PC, I can ...
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ISP Router > R6400 Bridge Mode > R6080 Router

Charter/Spectrum just installed modem/router combos that are hardwired into the wall. Its like university internet where the password is name of the network then it takes me to a captive site where I ...
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Completely functional Cat 5e cable limited to 100 Mbps?

Cable in question connects two floors of a house, total length shouldn't be more than 100 feet but its path would make it extremely painful to replace, so we're investigating all other options first. ...
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Creating a private WIFI network with wireless router

Sorry if this is a dumb question, I'm completely new to this kind of thing. Let's say I have two devices, A and B. I'd like to cast a stream from device A to device B. The only way I can do this is ...
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Router Page Keeps Re-Directing to “Quick Setup”

This problem has arisen while I have been trying to assist someone remotely with a Port Forwarding on their Router. They are using a Huawei B529 LTE Router Black SL with sim and router provided by a ...

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