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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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Unbrick Tenda W1801R router

I have been running Tomato v132 on my Tenda W1801R router and few days ago, I decided to update to the latest firmware. After flashed with v140, it worked fine for a few days. Then all of a sudden, ...
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Secondary D-Link DIR 600 Connects via Ethernet, but not via Wireless

I'm running an old D-Link DIR 600 v. B2 as a secondary router for a VPN connection. I'm in the Philippines and my primary router is a cellular router called a SmartBro LTE Home. It has a single ...
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How to fix a Wifi Hotspot connection type?

I am using my android phone as wifi hotspot. Each day when I start my wifi hotspot in my mobile, it creates a new connection and then it connects with my laptop's wifi connection. Each day I need to ...
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WLAN not connecting to internet on laptop but works with mobile [closed]

I have installed a WLAN router, which works out of the box, connecting to the internet and was able to access the internet through Wifi over the mobile phone. When connecting to the WLAN from the ...
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Turning on DHCP when main router goes down

Our shared internet network goes down when our friend who pays for a unlimited LTE plan leaves. His phone is essentially the main router. However, recently we decided to create a local network aswell. ...
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Can my ISP see what I'm downloading off my second router?

I have a second router(one I purchased from best buy) attached to the ISP's default router (one they provided) Can the ISP see what I download off of the second router? Or can they only directly see ...
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Connecting to wrong router using SSID

I have 2 networks in my house and for some reason I keep connecting to the wrong router. So if here’s my information below: Internet Provider - Provider 1 SSID - Network 1 Network Router IP - 192.168....
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Can ISP see name resolution when i use OpenDNS or Cloudflare DNS?

I used OpenVPN tunneling for privacy from my ISP for a long time now. But recently ive run into an issue where my DNS over the VPN goes to the wrong internal IP. So I've decided to not block outside ...
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Comcast Modem (10.1. xx ) ip address to WIFI Pro Router (Router gets 10.1xx ) ip address issue

I have a comcast business internet service (comcast modem/router) with static IP with 10.xx series. For better coverage we have WIFI pro router connected to comcast and the router gets an IP address ...
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How to configure 3 Routers on the same LAN

A am curious if i can setup a network with the following topology: home network R1 - 192.168.0.1 R2 - 192.168.0.2 R3 - 192.168.0.3 How a network like this can be done?
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Dual band routers

I’ll keep it short and simple. I have a dual band router. I want to know if having both the bands on reduces the network speed? As in if I switch the 5GHz network off... will I get a better speed on ...
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How to setup a network at home containing two WiFi router?

I have a standard internet broadband connection from BT. On the network I have a Synology device that I want to use for backing up my MacBook Pro. The Synology is connected to the network via cable (...
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No response when access web administration page of wireless router using popular browser, is it a phenomenon of hardware failure?

We have an entry level enterprise wireless router TP-Link TL-WVR1300G (Chinese page) in city B, and we have two physical servers located in city A and city B, and we setup a VoIP (SIP) trunk through ...
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Netgear R7000 WAN connection 10Mbps

Just got 100Mbps internet service and pulled a Netgear R7000 out of retirement to connect to it. The router started with AdvancedTomato firmware. I noticed my speeds were peaking at 10Mbps. Looking at ...
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TP-Link WDS Setup drops connections

I have a rather ordinary network topology where I have my main router- a tp-link C1200 connect to the WAN while I have an older tp-link Archer C20i/ AC750 configured as a WDS AP with an HP MFD ...
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Wireless network speed is much slower than wired network

I have a 100Mbps internet connection at home. When I connect my laptop direct to internet ethernet port, I get around 90-95Mbps download speed on speedtest. When I place a wireless router(Belkin N ...
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How to tell if a wireless router is simultaneous or selectable dual band?

How to tell if a wireless router is simultaneous or selectable dual band ? Reading the promotional literature manufacturers like to tout that their product is dual band but not specify if it is ...
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Can you hack a Wi-Fi modem/router from a webpage?

Alright, so I have done a very brief and slightly aggravating google search trying to answer my question of can a Wi-Fi modem/router be hacked from a webpage. I have visited a couple sites and ...
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How to use your own router with externally available Wi-Fi? (smart home, wireless printing etc.)

I have a WiFi password for my neighbor's router. I can access the internet on any device. However, my IKEA Tradfri gateway needs to be connected to a router using an Ethernet cable. I can't use my ...
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What devices are connected to a given Access Point?

How can I list what devices are connected to a given Access Point? I have a central router for DHCP and gateway, and an AP that does not do these. So, most diagnostics do not recognize the ...
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How to enter router configuration webpage

I have a Wifi router Tp-Link TL-WR740N I need it to work as bridge, so I plugged the WAN to a common LAN port, and disabled the router DHCP Before disabling it, I configured the Wifi network(SSID, ...
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Unable to connect to Lan port when system connects to wifi router on different subnet

So I have PC1 which connects to router through LAN for internet as follows, while its WiFi adapter remains disabled. PC1 LAN Adapter: Static IP : 192.168.1.20 Subnet : 255.255.255.0 ...
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Getting 'Access Denied' on multiple websites

As the title says, I am getting an 'Access Denied' message on multiple websites. The exact message is: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "website name" on this server. The ...
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ISP Blocking Access to Router's (Huawei Echolife HG8546M) Admin Page

ISP has blocked access to router's admin page, which otherwise was accessible thorugh http://192.168.100.1. I have even disconnected the optical fibre cable connected to the router, and tried to ...
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WiFi repeater using batman-adv

Is batman-adv an appropriate solution to create a wifi repeater? Here is a diagram of what I would like to accomplish diagram I have a single wifi router to which I connect to with my Android phone....
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Dlink Dir-859 firmware upgrade bricked my router

I went to hook up my Dlink AC1750 Dir-859 router to my modem today to setup my wireless. Everything was fine, then I went to upgrade the router with the provided firmware from http://dlinkrouter.local....
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Home WiFi problems with downstream routers on the same SSID and DHCP off

This is probably a very basic question, and I apologize, but I'm really not sure where to turn for networking help, and it's driving me nuts. At home I have a cable modem attached to a router - call ...
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If I disable the 5GHz radio on my router will it improve my 2.4GHz performance or range?

I have an ASUS RT-AC53 dual-band router having 3 antennas. Currently, it is emitting both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi radios. I am just curious if I disable the 5GHz radio will it anyway improve the ...
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Wireless adapter not able to detect wifi signal

I have an MStick wireless adapter for my desktop (bought from amazon). (Driver available here.) And I have an Airtel Router for internet, which is a modem cum wireless-router. All laptops are able to ...
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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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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?