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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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Troubleshoot ping DUP! (duplications) with wifi over extender

I have a wifi router and an extender in my home and I believe that there might be some misconfiguration in the extender. I often have high latency or lower than expected throughput when connecting to ...
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Share Internet Access through Mikrotik AP

I have some issues configuring a Mikrotik Metal 2SHPN device. Here is a diagram with the network setup: A) : A home router from the ISP, having IP:192.168.1.3, dhcp server running and WIFI Disabled. ...
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Wired connection between extender and router

We have a router which is Huawei HG635 and an extender which is NETGEAR WN3000RPv3. We would like to use the extender as a hotspot instead of using it as a signal repeater. Huawei HG635: NETGEAR: ...
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Wifi UDP Broadcasting on Verizon Router

I have Espressif ESP32 modules properly broadcasting Wifi UDP packets to all the nodes (255.255.255.255) connected to either the mobile hotspot on my Verizon smartphone or a TP-LINK Nano router TL-...
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Firefox speedport.ip webpage not found

I've the following problem, I installed an Telekom Speedport Router as access point via LAN in my current network. It is connected to my first FritzBox Router. In the settings of my Telekom Speedport ...
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Tp-Link IP configuration failure

I tried to setup my WiFi router (Tp-Link TL-WR841N) as a repeater via following the way described here:How to configure WDS function on TP-Link Wireless Routers(green UI). It works temporarily however ...
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Does a Wireless Access Point (WAP) connect to a router or to a modem?

Please note that I have read a similar question on the site, but the answer provided did not address my confusion, and I'd just like to clarify some of the terminology. I understand that a Wireless ...
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How does my Windows 10 laptop kick all other devices from my home Wi-Fi?

My laptop is an un-modified, Windows 10 Pro, Inspiron i7559. When I connect to my home Wi-Fi AC router, all other devices connected experience interruptions and are disconnected. However, my laptop ...
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How to “deauth” a router WiFi client connection?

As the admin/owner of a D-Link router eg DIR-655, is there a way to temporarily disconnect a WiFi client, without rebooting the router and thereby interrupting other client connections? In question D-...
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Ping high and internet slow when one computer is connected via wifi

I have a PC that, when connected to wifi, slows down the entire network but when it is connected to the router via cable it is perfectly fine. I have these images to illustrate. "PC1" is the PC in ...
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Configuring second router with first router network range

I have a router at home (which I'm calling Router A) that has some port forwarding configured to a specific IP. This was the only way I found to guarantee that my 3DS could reach Nintendo Network for ...
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Connecting one 505N router to another to extend range

I am based in Canada and my service provider gave the SmartRG505N for my internet connection. I furthermore purchased another 505N off the service provider so that I could extend the range of my ...
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Are there any concerns relating to connecting a router to a combo modem/router?

Shaw (an ISP) recently decided to switch from supplying a basic modem, to supplying a combination modem/router, the Hitrom CGNM-2250. The problem is, the router aspect of it is terrible. The admin UI ...
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Why does 802.11ac TX speed on my Mac drop dramatically until I disconnect and reconnect

I've recently got a new wireless router (TP-Link Archer VR400, latest firmware) which supports 802.11ac 5GHz 80MHz. I am literally 3 meters away from the router with perfect line of sight, and I live ...
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Websocket connection timeout problems over wifi routers

I have a HTTP and Websocket server running on laptop1 (on ports 8070 and 8080 respectively, serving a web app via HTTP which then connects to the WS server to get state updates) and I’m connecting to ...
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How to add a second router that provides wifi but keep Ethernet ports enabled on both [duplicate]

By router I mean consumer grade that combines router/switch/wireless ap etc. I have a primary router that from the ISP. I want to connect a second router to it via Ethernet cable. The second is to ...
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Two routers are slowing down the internet?

I have 2 routers with 2 different internet providers, each wifi of them on a different channel. Router A - 200 MBPS Down, channel 1 Router B - 50 MBPS Down, channel 6 So I have 2 questions: If I ...
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WiFi AP intermittently blocks internet access from clients

I am baffled by some LAN behavior. A place I volunteer at has had for years an ADSL modem/router in Spain, a Telefonica AW4062. This has worked fine (though slow) for staff since before the first ...
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802.11ac Router and Adapter Use 802.11n

I have a Linksys WRT1200AC running OpenWRT in 5GHz mode (the 2.4GHz one has a different SSID) with 80MHz width and a TP-LINK Archer T8E AC1750 which connects my computer to the router. They're both in ...
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How does Windows decide the name of Ethernet LAN?

I have two WLAN SSIDs. One is operating at 2.4GHz frequency, and the SSID is "stratus24". Other is operating at 5GHz frequency, and the SSID is "stratus50". Both of these WLANs are bridged to the same ...
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Wifi is slow and disconnects all the time while LAN works fine

I have a problem with my Asus UX303LA Notebook that runs Windows 10. The internet is really slow when connected via wifi, sometimes with page load times of 30 seconds in Chrome where it seems to wait ...
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DNs not editable after setting parent router in bridge mode

After I enabled bridged mode on the provider router the dns of my router is not editable, why is that? Internet Provider Router (Bridge mode enabled = true) -> My Router The setup of my router ...
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2 mobile having same mac addresses are connecting to wifi [closed]

I have tp link router, and I have set wireless password on it, and also I have set Mac Filtering, so that only selected devices can connect to my router, but I don't know how someone is hacking into ...
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“Can't connect to this network” troubleshooting

After much research and testing of other answers found on SuperUser and online I cannot resolve: All the devices that I'm connecting to my router are connecting/working normally, except one PC. These ...
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Designing a specific home network

I'm about to redesign my home network and due to a two meter (six foot) thick load-bearing wall running straight through, I need some assistance in what kind of configuration I need to make it work. ...
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How to set up DMZ?

I have two routers (one generic ZTE mobile router from my ISP and TP-Link Archer C7 that I use as an access point). My computer is connected throught ethernet to my second router (Archer C7) and all ...
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Connecting two routers wirelessly

So I'm trying to connect two routers wirelessly. My main router (Archer D7) connects directly to the Internet, whereas my secondary router (MR-3420) needs to connect to main router through WDS. I've ...
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Can I Block Android Application on Router?

How do I Block Android Application on Router? Example: IMO App. Block means, I do not want to allow this application to access my internet. Router: TP-Link Can anyone help me, please?
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Why do WiFi routers do such a bad job of channel selection?

Wi-Fi congestion, especially in the 2.4GHz range, is a serious problem in some areas. It is widespread enough that there are many guides to choosing a less congested channel. E.g. https://www....
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Wireless problems in large building; do I need Mesh Networking? Can I use existing Routers?

I've got a $100-150 Asus Router that was doing fine in a 3 bedroom townhouse a few years ago. I now live in a 5000 sq ft space across three floors, wherein the network is as follows: 1Gb/s Modem from ...
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Can a product stabilize my network, or is my setup the issue? (WLAN)

My wireless router and I have never gotten along 100%, but lately, our relationship is becoming more strained. First, the current setup: My current router is an Asus RT-AC56 series that I bought a ...
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Second modem router set up as the first

OK. Here goes. I have a Netgear CG3100D connected to the internet via high speed cable. I run 4 cat 6 cables from this unit to various points in the house. I also run it as a wireless access point,...
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How to share a WiFi network between two WiFi routers?

Following an upgrade by the ISP, My parents now have a new modem/router providing a new WiFi network in the upper floor of my their home. (This device is labeled Sagemcom F@ST 3184). In their lower ...
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DNS Enforcement Policies

I'm using a D-LINK DLS 2750 U, and have set DNS on the router. How do I enforce all clients to use this DNS?
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Connect a router to pc to share pc's wireless (kind of repeater)

I have a wireless internet connection on my laptop I want to share with others. I tried the hotspot, but that didt work. So I thought I could connect a wireless router (DLINK) to my pc lan port and ...
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Wired router in front of a wireless router?

I have an AC3200, R8000 Wifi router. I want to have a wired-only router with at least 4 (preferably more) ethernet outlets in front of this at the modem and then feed the wireless router from the ...
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ASUS static route not working

Configuration I have an ASUS RT-ACRH13 router (latest firmware as I write this: 3.0.0.4.380_8228-g3af35f9) and DSL service (CenturyLink, PPPoE). The DSL modem is configured in "transparent bridge" ...
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Why is my AC router maxing out at 100 Mbps wireless with 500 Mbps connection

I'm in the process of switching over from a cable connection to fibre. Both are 500 Mbps download. From the cable router I'm getting ~250Mbps wireless to my laptop, so I know it's not a laptop issue. ...
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Should WiFi routers be set to a channel or choose automatically?

This question is about scenarios where many other independent routers are nearby, like in apartment buildings etc. There are many articles online (like this one on lifewire) showing how to manually ...
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Web requests work fine for 10 seconds after bootup, but few minutes after that some don't respond

Within those few minutes, I can ping some websites but not others. Discord works fine. Anything in the browser just keeps on loading. Every thing is fine after those few minutes, though. I'm using a ...
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Where is this web pages located/ hosted?

when I type 192.168.154.154 (some 192.168.0.1, 192.168.1.1) on my browser, it gives me some web pages that (sort of) controls the setting/ options on my router. Now my questions are: Where is this ...
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How to change ethernet local area network name in dlink n300? [closed]

I am using D-LINK VDSL2 N300 Wireless Router. My desk top OS is Win7. I personlised Wireless LAN SSID to AVA LAN. I connected my desktop in LAN port 1. I expected to show LAN Name as AVA LAN in ...
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Connecting router through (potentially) multiple celluar hot spots

I am having an issue (both technical and customer-service-oriented) with my ADSL ISP, and I'm now considering just dropping them and moving up to unlimited cellular plans for my wife and me. The cost ...
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connect switch to cable modem

Can I run a splitter(switch) from Cable modem to switch to router? I want to place my wireless router in a different room from my modem but connect my desktop and printer in the same room as my modem....
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Weird behavior with router and WiFi

We have a TP-Link TL-MR3020 router that is connected to a switch containing 4 computers. We also have one computer connected to the router's WiFi. The TP-Link uses a Huawei 4G modem to connect to the ...
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What's the best way of controlling Wifi routers and access points?

I want to add support for controlling Wifi routers/access points on the local network. The first device I plan to add support for uses OpenWRT and from the question Can I remotely control multiple ...
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only one antenna working on two antenna wifi adapter

I have a 2 antenna wifi adapter (tp-link wn8200nd). when I connect only one antenna, one port is working fine and the signal increases. but when I connect the same antenna to the other port nothing ...
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Can two devices on different WiFi bands connect to each other through the ASUS RT-AC66U?

If I would have a setup where I have one or more devices on the 2.4GHz network and one or more devices on the 5GHz network, can they talk to each other if I'm using a ASUS RT-AC66U router? For ...
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Setting up a server over an SBG6782-AC Router

I need to set up a web-accessible server as part of a capstone project for my senior year. I've looked around for tutorials but seem to be stuck due to the diversity of router software. I've been ...
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What is the `802.11n Mode` setting in wireless driver for?

My Wireless-N 2230 network card supports the b/g/n radio types. I read on some forums, that my card does not support dual band. But in the "Advanced" tab of my wireless driver I can see a 802.11n ...