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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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Can I have two separate wifi routers connected to separate internet providers in the same house?

I have a slow internet connection. (most likely due to the 6 other people connected to the same wifi in my house) And I would Like to know if it’s wise to have another internet provider, and ...
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Diagnose restarting router

I recently moved, and since then, my router (Nighthawk X6 R7900, firmware version V1.0.2.10_10.0.29) keeps restarting randomly. Some details: A day before I moved, the router still worked in another ...
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2nd wifi long way from main one

I have cable internet and WiFi at my house. When I moved in I asked the provider tech what I needed to get WiFi to my workshop about 240 feet away. He said to get direct burial coax cable (I forget ...
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Advice regarding optimal setup of Home Network

I thought I'd give it a go since most of you are network experts. Attached you will find a schematic of my home network, and I would like some advices on the following points: I want to set up a ...
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Wireless router used as access point: WAN port

I'm a bit confused. I apologise. I have a new ADSL router and I would like to use my old one as access point. Therefore I disabled DHCP server and assigned it a static IP on the same subnet. I have ...
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Triple Latency closest to the Wifi source?

I discovered a weird phenomenon. Since I use IPTV on wireless connected televisions, it led me to do some latency related debugging at different points in the house since I was already getting 300ms ...
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Evil Twin Access Point? Am I being hacked? Two identical wifi routers

I have noticed that when I go to connect to my wifi on my home network, a new Wifi appeared with identical signal strength but with the addition of the number 2 in the wifi name. Both are encrypted ...
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How to set up WiFi Access Point by connecting to another WiFi?

My apartment provide us Internet access through WiFi, not Ethernet cable. Their WiFi has an annoying sign-on system that require me to record each of my devices' MAC periodcally. I want to use a ...
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TP-Link MR3020 doesn`t start wifi after openWRT firmware

I wanted to download OpenWRT on my tp-link MR3020, so I downloaded this file openwrt-15.05.1-ar71xx-generic-tl-mr3020-v1-squashfs-factory.bin but it did not accept it so I changed its name to openwrt-...
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WDS Bridge estabilish connection between Router and AP

I want to estabilish connection between my router Asus DSL-N55U-B Dual-Band and AP D-Link DAP-2230, but I am not sure if I understand how to do it. AP should act like wireless only receiver with LAN ...
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Access external network devices from router's internal network

When I am connected to my broadband (PPPoE network e.g. Network A) via Ethernet cable, I can access any device connected to my Network A as normal. But when I am connected to a Router (configured to ...
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How to limit certain MAC address or IP range using QoS - ZTE 931 VII

I tried setting up some basic rules for my home router's QoS, but I haven't been successful so far. What I want to do is to give certain MAC addresses a "privilege", and limit all the other ...
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Can't use router over powerline (homeplug) link but Mac direct works

I'm trying to set up a powerline network between a cottage and a main house. I don't normally have access in the house so I'm trying to put as much as possible in the cottage. Here is the setup: ...
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Using network extender to connect to WiFi network that also requires user name

To connect to my university WiFi, eduroam, I need to type my user name and password into Windows' network configuration app (system tray, no web GUI). The WiFi signal is however weak from my current ...
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Unable to login to AC1200MS router config page

I recently acquired the AC1200MS router from ReadyNet Solutions and have been unable to login to the router's configuration page through my browser. I am able to access the internet and I'm able to ...
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How to set up a router to auto-logout a user after a given time is over

I have a hotel where customers can use the WiFi while eating, the problem is that people who had connected to my WiFi earlier at the hotel can still access my WiFi outside the hotel. How can I set up ...
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How to fix internet disconnection between wireless adapter and access point?

The setup: Laptop (Acer S5-371T) Windows 10 (Home) Qualcomm Atheros (QCA61x4A) wireless adapater Netgear (D1500) router with ADSL connection Distance between router and device about 5 metres ...
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OpenWrt and Raspberry Pi Wi-Fi

I want to use my Raspberry Pi to connect via Wi-Fi to a signal of a mobile hotspot. Then the data should be routed through a firewall. Finally, the clients ought to connect via Wi-Fi and LAN. How do ...
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Connect to Chromecast Ultra, Ethernet connected to Wireless Router, using devices that are connected to a different Wireless Access Points?

Connect to Chromecast Ultra, Ethernet connected to Wireless Router, using devices that are connected to a different Wireless Access Points? I've installed a Chromecast Ultra to my television using ...
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How can I DMZ 2 routers at the same time under 1 router?

I have my ISP modem which is connected to Router A. I have 2 more routers: Router B and Router C. Router A is set as DMZ Host for Router B How can I set both Router B and Router C to get connections ...
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Slow Download - fast upload on cable and wifi

So I'm having this issue with the really slow download speed and very fast download speed over cable and wifi. The network topology is the following: Provider router and FO media converter (PON-TECH ...
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Is it possible that a lower level network can provide IP addresses for the higher level network? And how to prevent that?

Sorry for my obscure title, I don't have much knowledge about networking. So today I got a really strange problem with my network, it's like this: My network: From Internet → my Wi-Fi router → "black ...
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Operate 2 wlan systems on windows 10

I have buildt my own IOT Hub like application. There are a multitude of ESP microcontrolers, which are sending sensor data to a server. This server is taking the data and storing it to a database. So ...
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MAC address filtering not working through range extender

I have TP-Link TL-ER604W router wih MAC filtering enabled, allowing only clients from the list. I also have a TP-Link TL-WA850RE range extender in WDS mode. The trouble is, when a client connects to ...
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How to configure network for seamless access between two access points

So hopefully someone can tell me what I need to do for this setup. We had our house wired, and while that's been great there's been a niggling problem with our Plex server and our desktops. Our ...
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home network wifi packet monitoring solution

My goal is to be able to capture all packets on my home network. Every packet generated by a local machine or received from the Internet. (No, I'm not trying to spy on anyone. This is my home network ...
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Route to internet via secondary wireless network?

Is there any consumer wireless routers that would support the following: Main router, which I connect servers to via wire and provides wireless access. It is connected, by wire, to another router, ...
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How do I choose a wireless card? [closed]

I'm experiencing disconnects from my wireless network which my administrator claims is due to a poor wireless card in my laptop (currently a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG if relevant). My laptop is ...
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I cannot ping from my laptop to my desktop and vice-versa but can ping my smartphone

I have a router Netgear Nighthawk Model # R7000. Its web interface gives me this information: In the "Internet Setup" of router: Internet IP Address is Get Dynamically from ISP Domain Name Server (...
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How to bridge 802.1x wifi network with a router that provides WPA2 Personal WiFI AP?

I work in an environment that uses 802.1x WiFi network that uses client certificates. I am looking for a creative solution that makes this WiFi network accessible to devices that can understand WPA2 ...
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Will a legacy device slow down a MU-MIMO network?

We've recently upgraded our router to the Asus RT-AC86U, which supports MU-MIMO on the 5GHz band. With our previous SU-MIMO router, it was my understanding that one slow device (e.g. an old iPhone) ...
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how to achieve gigabit speeds on LAN + WIFI at home?

I recently upgraded internet in my small apartment (approx 750 square feet) to 1 gigabit down / 1 gigabit up service with Verizon FIOS. I currently have an ASUS RT-AC66R router with about 10 clients, ...
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Can I transform this VoIP box to become a wireless extender?

(I was redirected from Network Engineering) I have recently cancelled my internet phone and was wondering if it would be possible to turn the router, into a booster for my current LAN. It is already ...
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Changing the antennas on a consumer grade WiFi extender [duplicate]

I have a spare (e.g. 'expendable') Netgear EX6130 WiFi Extender and I have put it in my garage so I can get internet when I'm working out there. I've configured it the way I want and that all works ...
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How to see WAN password in GPON Home Gateway?

i have new Alcatel-Lucent router, which is installed by man from my ISP. When i see WAN settings, there is username and password stored there. I want to know that password. Can i reveal that ...
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Changing Wireless Mac Address

I have a tp-link wr1043nd wireless router and i just moved to a new location, and my router's address is still my old address. I understand that its Google's SSID mapping thing, but i tried this ...
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Wifi drops again after ‎2017-‎12-‎16 Windows 10 update

So, I installed Windows 10 update KB4054517, 2017-12-12 and Windows 10 update KB4058043, 2017-12-16 (which I suspect may be the culprit but I don't know) and at about that time Wi-Fi started dropping ...
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Connecting to a modem in bridged mode wireless

I've got a DSL modem configured in "bridged mode" with a wireless router initiating the login through the modem. The router's "Internet" port is wired to the modem's "LAN1" port. Is it possible to ...
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Proper search terms? hardwiring two wireless routers together, look like same network to devices

I have a wireless router at point of entry, on a property that has hardwired ethernet. I tried to configure some older wireless routers to appear like they are the same network so that devices wouldn'...
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How to create fake 8TB USB drive to test router [duplicate]

How to create fake capacity 8TB USB drive (fat32 ext4 or ntfs) to test router, if it does support external hdd with this capacity? My router is Xiaomi Router 3G. Using guide in post How is the ...
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WIFI protocol mismatch on 5GHz

Hardware involved: FritzBox 5490 and a Lumia 950XL smartphone (with Qualcomm Atheros AR6320) While beeing connected on the 5GHz band the router' webinterface reports using 802.11ac for the connection ...
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Connect to dual band 802.11ac in Windows

I have a TP-Link Archer C7 router that claims: Simultaneous 2.4GHz 450Mbps and 5GHz 1300Mbps connections for 1.75Gbps of total available bandwidth. I have a Roswell RNX-AC1300PCE wireless card ...
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Access a second router from a first one

I have a first router which is connected to the line and receives the internet signals then I have cables (RJ45) to connect to other computers, a switch as well as wifi. I have a second router ...
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Home Router Network Connectivity Issues

I'm not entirely sure whether my question here is appropriate for this Stack Exchange site, but if there's one that's more appropriate, please let me know how to put my question there as well. So, ...
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Mobile devices getting external ip on wifi network

I have the following network configuration (I've simplified the network for pratical means): A cable modem with 2 wireless routers on cascade, sharing the same dhcp server (from router #1). Network ...
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Does one side with a strong WLan antenna help both clients?

In my appartment I don't have WiFi access in my bedroom. I don't want to setup further devices to increase my WiFi signal. Instead I was wondering if it would help to use a strong antenna + booster on ...
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Which router do I want to mimic or have the same feature as the Mobile Hotspot on Windows 10?

I'm in the UK using Public BT WiFi. I have many WiFi enabled devices which do not work with this WiFi because it uses a login page. My workaround is to connect my laptop to the BT WiFi, log in through ...
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Can a mobile broadband box (example link inside) be used as a network extender or a router?

For example, ones like these: https://shop.ee.co.uk/dongles/pay-monthly-mobile-broadband/gallery# Specifically, I want to the mobile broadband box to connect to a Public Wi-Fi and then create a ...
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Advice required for network setup including web server, air printer and external devices

I'm wondering if anyone can tell me if the following network setup will work as required, and if there are any watchouts/red flags to address. To start with, the requirements: 1) a main device ...
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Understanding router specs correctly?

I'm trying to better understand router specs. Let's say a user has 100Mbps speed from their ISP. If they have 2 devices attached via WiFi 802.11ac, it seems like AC1200 is more than adequate to meet ...