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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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Many routers behind main router cause slow internet?

I don't know if this is the correct place to ask, but here I go. We live with 10 people in 10 rooms in a 3 floor student house. Every room has an Ethernet connection. When I do a Speedtest I get an ...
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Archer C3200 not routing between LAN ports

I am wondering if anyone has a solution for this issue. I am using a TP-LINK Archer C3200 WiFi router as an Access Point, like this: Internet-------wan:mainrouter:lan-------lan:Archer_C3200 ))))) (((...
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Cascading two routers into the same subnet

There are two routers opeating in my house, the first is ASUS RT-87U, which is the primary router, and the second is D-Link DIR model, which is the secondary router. It is connected to the primary ...
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My router lets me log in to it via SSH - why? [closed]

I was playing around in my WiFi router's settings, and noticed an option for allowing SSH access. When I log in to it via SSH, I am greeted with a very limited machine. The only binary present seems ...
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Device connecting to root router cannot access other devices connected via WDS bridge router

We have a WDS bridge setup for our network, the root router (#1) is a TP-Link TD-W9980 (Dual-band N with built-in VDSL2 modem) and the extending router (#2) is a TP-Link Archer C7 (WDS is enabled for ...
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Wifi much slower than the specification of hardware would suggest

I am based in Germany. I have recently got a new 100 Mbit/s internet connection. My new Router is a Fritz!Box 7490, with Wifi speed 1300 + 450 Mbit/s in 2.4 and 5 GHz. My wireless network card in ...
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How to setup TP LINK repeater with Mikrotik Router Board 951

Would like to know how to go about setting up my TP-Link as a repeater wirelessly with my Mikrotik router board. I have tried going through the quick set up, I select repeater, and then i was asked to ...
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How to configure this network: multiple wireless access points acting as routers

I want to create a WLAN where I have 3 separate WiFi access points (connected to each other via Ethernet cable) and where all the clients attached to these WAPs can communicate with each other while ...
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Router Broadcasting Hidden Network Along Side Normal Network, Any way to disable?

My home router seems to be broadcasting a hidden SSID alongside the regular network on my 2.4GHz channel. I discovered this when I noticed that both my regular (named) network and a network marked "...
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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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Possible to forward Ethernet to WiFi network using a WiFi router

I have a router that I want to use to take Ethernet input and output a WiFi network, to make a kind of virtual network so that computers on the virtual network cannot access the computers on the main ...
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Wireless network adapter only connects to a network if it is broadcasting connection as a hotspot at the same time

So I'm facing a problem I've never seen before. I have a PC that doesn't have a WiFi adapter integrated, so I bought a one. My motherboard is ASRock H110M-HDS, I have Windows 10 Pro, and the network ...
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How to diagnose weak Wi-Fi PC-->router signal?

My friend's network consists of a Wi-Fi router/access point and about 10 wireless devices. Wireless client devices show good strength signal but the router's internal diagnostics indicates very poor ...
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How to support more than 500 users at one time on a WiFi network

What I want to achieve is to serve an HTTL server on a LAN. Let's call it a server and give it the address 192.168.0.2. I would like to let people access this server via the browser on their mobile ...
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2.4GHz Wifi keeps dropping 5GHz not - Three different routers

about a month ago (after six months of trouble free operation) devices in my house started dropping wifi connection to my BT Hub 6 router. This would also disable wired devices (PC, TV). The light on ...
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Forwarded port is timing out

I have hosted a website on my computer and have verified that it is accessible internally. I am using a Prima Tel Router and have set up forwarding for exposing the website publicly (Snapshot of the ...
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How to configure router TP-LINK TL-WR802N as access point ? (NOT AS REPEATER)

My system is Xubuntu 16.04 and I installed a second router in my house to boost the wifi signal. This second router is a TP-LINK TL-WR802N and it is set as a REPEATER and works with no problem. I ...
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Bridge external WiFi (internet) to local LAN/WiFi

I have a slightly weird situation. I have internet access in my house via corporate WiFi. I want to set up a LAN with local WiFi in the house, bridging to the corporate WiFi for internet access. So ...
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Which WiFi channel to use?

I have a Linksys WRT1900ACS V1 with DD-WRT installed and want to choose the optimal WiFi channels since we just moved. I'm using both the 2.4 GHz and the 5 GHz networks (the 2.4 GHz is mostly for our ...
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Does toggling the WLAN button on a Huawei HG659 router survive a reboot?

Does toggling the WLAN button on a Huawei HG659 router survive a reboot? For example, if I instructed someone on how to permanently disable their WLAN connection will this do the trick?
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Secondary router unable to connect to the internet

The wireless network in my home was set up by a third party with a main wireless router (Router 1) connected to the modem, and two secondary routers (Routers 2 and 3) located in the bedroom connected ...
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Create Wifi from LAN cable using Router/Repeater/Bridge?

In my house there are many floors with existing LAN cables, which provide internet. Now I would like to create a Wifi network from these, what do I need? Routers usually have WAN input, correct? Do ...
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How to connect to WiFi without using password?

In case, i forget my WiFi Password, then except from changing password from Localhost address, there is any other way to connect to WiFi?
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Router not automatically connecting to Internet via PPPoE

I'm having a D-Link Wireless AC750 Dual Band Router connected to a cable modem using a network cable. The ISP connection is coming via an Optical fiber cable. The problem is that the router is not ...
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Webpage load time greatly increase to around 35 seconds when files are uploaded on 2nd router

I have two routers connected together via ethernet cable to provide better WiFi coverage over my house. I have two Mac desktop computers connected via ethernet to the primary router, and various ...
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Printer & Roku facing trouble connecting to ARRIS SURFboard SBG6580-2

I recently moved to a new place and had to buy a new cable based modem-router as this new place supports only xfinity. I bought the following modem: https://www.amazon.com/ARRIS-SURFboard-SBG6580-2-...
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Is it possible to use the Hootoo HT-TM05 as a wireless adapter (not a wireless AP or router)

I have a Hootoo HT-TM05 that I bought a while back. I never seem to need it as a wireless router, but I would much rather it be used as a wireless adapter. As an example. I have a bunch of ...
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Does all wifi traffic go through the router?

Say I have two laptops connected to a wireless network through a standard wireless AP/router. The laptops are both right next to each other,but the router is far away. If laptopA sends some ip packets ...
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Static IP address of 255.255.255.255

I live in a house with a couple of housemates and I manage our internet connection. When looking in the admin panel of the router I saw that one device has set its IP mode to static and the console ...
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Wireless networked device not receiving packets

I'm using create_ap (based on hostapd) to use an old desktop Linux computer as a wireless router. This works fine for my Android smartphone, but not for my two Linux laptops. The connection will stop ...
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OpenWRT DDNS setup - can't access from outside of LAN

I'm trying to access my local network from the internet. My setup: ISP adsl modem with internet connection, default firmware (192.168.1.1) TP-Link OpenWRT Wifi router behind ISP modem to share ...
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Strange WiFi Antenna connection

Home Network Setup: I have a virgin SH8 router downstairs and a Netgear WiFi extender upstairs. The extender is connected with the VM router. My pc is connected through Ethernet from the extender. ...
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Wi-Fi works fine on phone but not on laptop

My Wi-Fi works fine on my phone without any issues, but if I try to connect the same Wi-Fi on my laptop it says "No Internet Connection". And if I open HotSpot from my phone which is connected to the ...
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how to diagnose highly variable wifi performance from different devices all in the same room all to the same router?

I installed fiber optic internet service last week, and installed the wifi router the provider-installer had with him because I didn't have another one handy. The router is a TOTO LINK 300Mbps ...
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Why does D-Link's site not have firmware for the DIR-615 M1 router?

I'm on a network with a D-Link 615 router, with hardware version M1, firmware revision 1.0.0. I wanted to update the router to a new firmware revision, so I visited the official page for DIR-615 on D-...
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How do I extend WiFi connection for 25 meters maintaining full speed [closed]

Can you please help me what is the right device for this setup? Can a WiFi extender achieve my goal? Or should I just use cat5 cable? Below is screenshot from google maps. The green is the estimated ...
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DHCP not functioning after wireless router firmware update

I own an ASUS RT AC1200 wireless router that has been working wonderfully for 1.5 years. Last night I was fiddling with the settings via the control panel (accessible through http://router.asus.com) ...
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Is it possible to create an IPv6 subnet when my router have /64 prefix?

My ISP gives me a Zhone Router with an IPv6 address using /64 prefix. The wireless of the Zhone router sucks badly, so I bought a new router with IPv6 capabilities to amplify the range of wireless in ...
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Router intrusion messages in activity log. What do they mean?

I have these lines in my router's activity log: Intrusion _> IN=ppp0.1 OUT= SRC=94.139.999.999 DST= Masked.xxx.xxx.xx9 PROTO=TCP SPT=49454 DPT=85 There is a new log every second. The numbers ...
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Connecting ethernet cable to TP-W8901G breaks 192.168.1.1 web page

I'm experiencing a strange problem and would really appreciate some help from you. I recently moved into a new apartment that has a very outdated internet setup: 20 MBit connection with a TP-Link TP-...
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Arris Gateway only allowing 1 device internet access on 2.4Ghz network, but 5ghz seems fine

I've got an Arris TG2472G combo unit from the ISP. I was having issues with it and a Netgear router in bridge mode. Long story short, I ended up removing the Netgear router for now and did a hard ...
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Access point with different SSID doesn't work

I live in a small apartment building, and each room has a LAN port. For wireless access, I connected an iptime router to the port. Right now, it's configured with DHCP. Apparently, the LAN port in my ...
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Unable to access JIRA and BitBucket from NetGear Wifi Router

I installed and configured JIRA and BitBucket on one of my desktop PCs. I want my developers to be able to access JIRA and BitBucket (hosted using tomcat server) from their laptops. The problem is ...
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Device to act as intermediary step to strengthen wireless signal to other building

I live in a guest house on my landlord's property and use his wireless network. The problem is that while the signal is fairly strong if I'm standing right outside of his house on the patio, the guest ...
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Benefits of 802.11ac routers for home networks

I have an old (2008) router for domestic networks which supports the 802.11g standard. It continues working quite well even if the number of devices in my network increased consistently recently (...
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Windows 7 laptop, SSID is not shown within the available wireless networks

Windows 7 laptop, new Wifi router. Router broadcast on 2.4Ghz, the 5Ghz channels disabled. Recently I noticed that my network SSID is not shown anymore in available wireless networks list, so connect ...
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Why does Wi-Fi interference often affect only a few devices, while others work fine? [closed]

In supporting Wi-Fi networking adapters, I see it all the time - a user will say they can't connect to their access point, or they experience lots of disconnects. I get them to send me a diagnostic ...
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Is possible to bridge a LAN connection that requires EAP authentication to a separate wireless network?

I'm attempting to create my own private network in my school's dorm rooms in order to connect several devices that do no support WPA2-enterprise networks such as a Google Home and a Google Chromecast. ...
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Can't edit some text fields on Alcatel (Nokia) router G-240W-A

I have a G-240W-A router. I login and can edit lots of things, such as port fowarding, etc. However, I can't edit anything on LAN. The text fields are blocked and I can't modify them. I don't know ...
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Android client is able to connect to My OpenVPN server in azure but unable to connect from my asus router (RT-AC88U)

I setup OpenVPN Access Server 2.5.0 in Azure VM (BYOD Free license) using the guide here. I'm able to connect from Android client. But my router (ASUS RT-AC88U) is not able to connect using same .ovpn ...