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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How to extend the range of an omnidirectional WiFi router in one direction?

I would like to extend the range of an omnidirectional WiFi router (e.g. this one) in one direction. Is it possible to connect a 2.4 GHz directional antenna (e.g. this one) to the router, by ...
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Nearby wi-fi channels - What is the level of interference? [duplicate]

Speaking of 2.4ghz networks, if my neighbor chooses channel 3, at 20mhz I know that this will also interfere with channels 1, 2, 4 and 5. What I would like to know is what is the level of interference?...
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Slow Wi-Fi connection via AP, but same wired connection is Fast

I have 500mbps internet connection from Spectrum. Their modem goes to a wireless router which has 4 ethernet output ports. From those I go to an unmanaged switch, where I connect to my pc and get the ...
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How do I properly configure my Load Balancing Router?

Setup Description I have a TP-Link TL-R470T+ Load Balancing router setup at my home. Here is a link to the entire setup along with the routers connected etc. As can be seen from the diagram, I have ...
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Bonding two wifi interfaces using NetworkManager

I've got two different adapters connecting to the same Network with different speeds. I aim to join their bandwidth since my ISP's bandwidth is far more than what they both receive. I use ...
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Connecting the old router to the main router

I have Calix 854G-2 as my main router (with IP: 192.168.1.1), and Netis WF2419, the old router that I want to connect with main router via wireless (not able to connect them with cable). In the DHCP ...
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Connect router to another router

I recently bought a router (TP-Link Archer C6) which worked great at covering my entire apartment. My ISP recently upgraded to fiber, so they provided me with their own router. Problem is, this router ...
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Failed to connect thru WIFI but able thru mobile network

Here is the issue, tested 2 connections to 119.144.14.136 at port 6902 using windows telnet telnet 119.144.14.136 6902. The first batch is through WIFI router and the second batch is through mobile ...
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How do I tell OpenWrt / hostapd to use a channel other than 1?

I have a wireless router running OpenWrt 19.07.7 r11306-c4a6851c72. It is both an access point and a client (station). /etc/config/wireless looks like this (sensitive values redacted): config wifi-...
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Cascading a router behind another router (LAN to WAN)

I am trying to cascade one router behind another router using WAN. The way my network currently is layered out is a standard consumer router connected wirelessly to a bridge. That wireless bridge is ...
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How to know MAC address of wifi router?

On my wifi router box the printed MAC address is c4:a3:xx:xx:xx:d0 when i check the mac address sometime i get different mac address c4:a3:xx:xx:xx:dc and sometime i get c4:a3:xx:xx:xx:d2 i.e. the ...
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Connected with no internet

recently I have a problem using my wifi connection: the problem isn't the slowness, but rather the fact that very often there is no internet. Even if other devices are perfectly connected to the wifi ...
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Second router not outputting right speeds

I have a 200 up and 200 down meg fibre line that I have setted up in the main house. I connected a second router in my flat and only get 100 up and down. The cables are catE6 that I used to connect ...
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2 routers, 2 ISP, 3 access points. Same Network

I have the following situation: i've got 2 WIFI routers with different ISP's their config: 1st router's IP is 192.168.1.1 | DHCP Enabled 192.168.1.2-254 | Dlink DIR 825 ACF 2nd router's IP is 192.168....
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Understanding Fiber Internet Setup - Using my WAN port router

My knowledge on this subject is very poor. I might not be using correct terms. Please excuse. My current Internet Setup ISP’s fiber cable comes to a common area in the apartment complex. There’s an ...
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Why is my Wi-fi Router speed test (sometimes) 4x faster than my laptop?

I just got a new wireless router to take advantage of faster speeds (I'm on a 200 Mbps plan) and the router has a speed test function when you login to it. When I did so, it showed the following ...
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Wifi router to maximize internal network access speed

I am looking for a solution that multiple computers can access our NAS with the highest possible bandwith. When I am looking for high-speed routers, I guess that the stated bandwidth will be shared ...
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Enable different SSID for 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz Wi-Fi on TP-Link AC1300 Router (EC230-G1)

tl;dr I have TP-Link AC1300 Router (EC230-G1) and I have trouble providing different SSIDs for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi band, because I cannot locate corresponding setting for 5 GHz bands. Does this ...
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Setting up two home routers on different subnets

I was wondering if someone can help me out. I've some networking knowledge but I seem to be having a problem connecting two routers together and using different subnets. I've a home network router ...
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Wifi required in out building same phase electricity

Can anybody help please? Ive got a good Wifi signal around my house. I would like to get the signal into an outbuilding on the same Electricity phase. I have 2 x Netgear 85 Mbps Wall plugged Ethernet ...
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Why are wireless not secure? [closed]

I would like to ask Why are wireless networks not considered secure despite the presence of some safeguards such as encryption, reliability, SSID, use VPN, and integrity? thank you.
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Can't forward port 443 on C1100T wifi router

I have the same problem as outlined in this question: How to forward port 443 on C1100T wifi router After making the changes outlined in the answer, I still get that same error message when trying to ...
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Second router/acess-point cannot access internet

I've got 2x TP-Link AX-50 router. Each of them works correctly by itself when in Router mode and connected directly to my cable modem via cable from their WAN port (R1:WAN->Internet or R2:WAN->...
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Android Mobile Unable to connect local devices or internet at some regular intervals

I bought new D-Link DIR-X1560 router. Sometimes in my mobile I lose internet connection. I can't even open router local home website (http://192.168.1.1). And this is happening to recently bought mi ...
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Can I use two routers with different SSID and passwords?

The reason for my question is because I installed a new NetGEAR nighthawk router and now only one of twp pc's will connect wirelessly to the router. The other one and my lap top can't hold the ...
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Is it possible to filter inter-client communication at a wireless access point?

I have a routed access point running on a raspberry pi and would like to filter the traffic going between devices using something similar to iptables for traffic such as: Desktop.wlan > phone.wlan ...
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Do the “clients” in the “Network Map” section of the ASUS RT-N66U wireless router administration portal mean currently connected clients?

Do the "clients" in the "Network Map" section of the ASUS RT-N66U wireless router administration portal mean currently connected clients? I sure hope not. When I click into it, I ...
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Use a gateway's ethernet switch with a different DHCP server

I have Comcast Business internet, but currently operate their gateway without its DHCP server or wifi adapter (I have my own connected via Ethernet). I would like to use the gateway's builtin ethernet ...
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How to create an SSID with 2 different router and ISP?

I am new to IT world. Not much knowledge and experience. This is my situation. Lets say there is 2 room with both have modem and router. Room A have a modem, a router, a switch and an IPP System while ...
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Major annoyance of internet access (Wi-Fi router keeps failing, possible loop or routing issue)

I am having a peculiar problem wherein my Wi-Fi connection goes down erratically. Here is my network IP range: 192.168.0.0/24 Network Wi-Fi Router: Netgear R7000 running latest firmware. DHCP Source: ...
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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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cannot access second router in different subnet

please help, i am new at networking with basic understanding in routing table... i have 2 router, main router/router A and second router/ router B. I want to access my router B from router A, router A ...
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How to avoid connecting with wrong Access Points?

Dear SuperUser experts, We would like to ask for tech support on how to avoid machines connecting with wrong Access Points. Here's the situation: We have 2 AP and 2 rooms, one in Room A (AP-A) & ...
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How to use DIR-842 as a Base Station

I have Dlink DIR-842 as well as Netgear WNR614. As the range is not enough for both of the routers for my home, am trying to make the DIR-842 as a Base/Primary router and the WNR614 as repeater. I ...
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Wireless adaptor detects the network but doesn't accept the password (Windows Vista)

I have an old HP notebook running Windows Vista 32bit. I bought an adaptor (TP-Link TL-WN823N) because of previous network problems, for which I blamed the wireless card. What happens now is that it ...
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Any problems that may happen if I give my Wi-Fi extender the same SSID (and password) as my router

I recently installed a Netgear EX3700 Wi-Fi extender. After finding a spot to install it, I changed the SSIDs to the one of my router. (Verizon Fios Quantum). No speed or interference problems. Can ...
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Why is my WiFi slow when I send a video using broadcast UDP packets on a different network (albeit sharing the same NIC)?

I have a setup where I send UDP broadcast packet for a video app. I run a VPS on my server and send UDP packets to a Jetson computer. The two are on the 10.0.2.x network. They both use my second ...
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Slow wifi using extender on only one device

I live in a two-story house and recently we moved the router from the garage to the Living room to get better wifi. It helped but weirdly enough made the signal weaker upstairs. We bought and are ...
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How to setup wireless network downstream of wireless bridge

I have been trying to extend my home network to a nearby building. My network is set up as follows: Please view image here I have my main router that's hooked up to ISP. An ethernet cable connecting ...
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How to port forward with 2 routers connected back to back

I have 2 routers and 1 model connected as follows: (Internet) --- (Modem) --- (Router 1) ---- (Router 2) Router 1 is a Google Nest Wifi, and Router 2 is my ISPs Router which is much more feature rich. ...
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Will a newer model Router/AP provide better WiFi coverage than my existing Netgear WAC104 (AC1200) dual-band AP?

Summarize the problem I'm trying to determine if a newer router/AP will help improve wifi in our house. I guess my real question is whether the newer "whole house" routers do actually ...
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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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LAN connection not working in network with two routers (WiFi works)

I have added a new Wireless router to my home network, because I was not satisfied with the coverage of the old one, but I still have to keep the old one, because it serves also as a modem. On the ...
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Router doesn't allow my internal server to be pinged by any other on the network after a certain amount of time

I have an ubuntu (20.04.2) laptop on my network hosting a Jellyfin server. For space reason, the host laptop can only connect via wifi (ethernet connection not an option). The server works great but ...
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Remotely controling my cctv server with my mobile devices.. Android

I have a cctv server 192.168.0.155 connected to my main router. I am trying to connect to it from my tablet that is connected to my network via an old wireless router that I have acting as an AP. The ...
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Disabling WMM causes Wi-Fi Speeds to drop to 14Mbps

So due to certain problems with my Android Device I decided to disable WMM in my router settings (which fixes the problem) But after disabled the total speed of the Wi-Fi is reduced to a extremely low ...
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Intermittent issues after adding router(using Tomato) and putting huawei b525 into bridge mode

I have just added a router netgear ac1700 (flashed with Advanced Tomato firmware) between my wifi mesh network (BTHomeWifi discs) and a Huawei B525 router (which uses a mobile sim to give home ...
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Unable to forward port to computer within my Mikrotik LAN

I do not have extensive background in networking and I want to achieve something simple within my LAN. I have a server running on port 8080 on my computer and I want to make it accessible through the ...
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Does the download speed account for intra-network connections?

My current internet plan is 500 mbps for download and 40 mbps for upload. My previous plan was 50 download and 50 upload. In my previous space, the wireless connection between devices would frequently ...
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Unable to browse after sleep/boot

I'm using an Alienware R17 with Windows 10. I also have a Lenovo Yoga running Windows 10 that this also happens with. Sometimes, and I haven't figured out a pattern for this yet, when I wake my laptop ...

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