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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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How do I connect to the internet (newly reformatted laptop)?

After my laptop was reformatted(Win7) it could no longer connect to wireless. Do I need to setup anything? When I use the ipconfig command in cmd this shows: Ethernet adapter local area ...
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Wireless router for mac, pc, linux and learning

I have a macbook pro, some old windows laptops, some of which I plan to put linux on, mostly to play around with. I'd like to get a wireless router to use with all of these and maybe also to try ...
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Routers from different ISPs

Are routers from different ISPs interchangeable?
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Connect PC and Printer to wireless network

I have a wireless router downstairs in my house, and a PC and printer upstairs. Unfortunately he PC (or printer) does not have wireless, only an Ethernet port. What would be the best product or ...
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What just happened to my internet connection?

I had 3 computers on a network and my friend decided to download something. All of a sudden, no one was able to access the internet and resolve any host until after he finished his download. What ...
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Intranet, no Internet after switch to static IP on OS X

I have a Linksys WRT54GS and have two machines on my network connecting wirelessly. DHCP is enabled, and is granting IP addresses in the .100-120 range. The one machine is a laptop running Ubuntu 10....
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How to give out the internet from PC(win xp) via wireless-router(dlink dir320)?

I have a dlink dir320 router(dd-wrt firmware) and a PC(winxp) that have the internet connection via usb modem. How to install it to give the internet on a few wi-fi devises?
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What are the ways to monitor and limit the internet connection speed that individual computers are getting from my wireless router? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reduce bandwidth of a computer in LAN? My neighbors are planning to connect to the internet through my home wi-fi hence I will have to give them the WPA/WPA2 key. ...
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Linksys Router Problem

I have a Linksys WRT54G V8 router. I connected it to my PC today. The Power LED does not light up but the Internet and Node ones do light up. But the router does not seem to be working. I put in the ...
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Allowing port-forwarding on a Belkin wireless router

Not sure on the exact model, but I have a Belkin wireless G router. I would like to be able to ssh (amongst other activities) to my home machines from outside my home network. I have DNS entries ...
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Old router problem Can't enter setup

I have an old router. When I try going into settings by going to 192.168.1.1 .Then I enter my user-name and password and click on OK and it asks for credentials again and then again and nothing else ...
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Connecting USB devices to wireless network

I had been using a Desktop computer at home to connect USB devices at home to. I am looking to just buy a wireless router that will let me connect a printer and hard drives to it. I should be able ...
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Can I connect a router to another router to extend my connection?

I recently purchased a WHR-HP-300N, and have a question about connecting it to a WHR-G300N. I have a computer that's about 20-30 feet from the router. I have a wireless USB adapter but it doesn't ...
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How do I disable my Cisco wireless router's guest account?

I just got a Cisco wireless router, set it up, connected my laptop to it, and afterward looked at "Network and Sharing Center" on it, and it showed my network name, then a connection right below it ...
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How can I find out who is connected to my wireless router? (Linksys WRT54g)

This seems like it would be obvious, but I can't find it anywhere on the screens provided when I log into my wireless router. Maybe I'm just missing something obvious here, but I thought I'd take the ...
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Wireless Connection not maxed out but “slow”

I just got a 20MBit cable connection at home and tried to measure the bandwidth from this with my laptop. After a few tries (5), I could see I was getting 14/1 Mbps (down/up) speeds from speedtest.net ...
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Network wireless USB dongle

Here in Panama City, Panama they have a telephone company which sells wireless USB adapters for laptops and desktops. Can other computers use the same connection with a wireless router and a USB ...
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Can't connect to network in Windows 7, but can in Ubuntu

I just got an internet connection at home with a wireless router. For some reason, I cannot connect to this network on Windows 7. My phone (samsung corby pro) can connect to it and I can surf. I can ...
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Cannot access SMC8014WG-SI provided by TimeWarner/RoadRunner administrative interface

I just received installation of RoadRunner internet/TV/Voice and I was given a wi-fi router from the TimeWarner folks. The model is a SMC SMC8014WG-SI. Unfortunately, the password it uses is WEP and ...
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Setting up wireless router without Internet connection

I've recently purchased a Netgear wireless router and would like to set it up at home to connect my computers via wireless with each other. When I access the wireless router the first time to ...
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Could not find DHCP daemon to get information on Belkin G Wifi Router

I am using a Belkin G Wireless Router F5D7234, and i have a DSL connection with only a ethernet cable. So i connected the cable to the Modem port and allowed it to use Dyanmic IP, it worked ...
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Uploading kill internet connection

In my house I have 2 relevant computers, one wireless and one wired, connected to a wireless G router (Belkin G F5d7234-4 V5), which is connected to my internet modem. My internet is Insight BB 10.0 (...
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Hack a consumer router or DIY/Custom Kit for a kick ass router

So I am currently running a old school hacked Linksys WRT54G and have played around with some of the hacks and currently running Tomato on it and I am pretty happy (tho the lack of OpenVPN Server suck)...
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How to detect device type from device connected to router?

I have a att router and there is an unknown device connected to my network. I can't seem to kick it off because of how att's router settings are created which is kind of dumb. I am able to see its ...
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Tomato vs X-Wrt Wireless Router Firmware - which is better? [closed]

A few years ago, I've switched over from DD-WRT to Tomato and I haven't looked back since. Before I did, I poked around with OpenWRT but found it too confusing or annoying to use (and I'm a CS major ...
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Recomended home ADSL wireless routers [closed]

I'm going to buy a new ADSL wireles broadband router, but i'm not sure what might be a good one. I want it to have some form of QOS on it, and SNMP support so i can see my port usage over MRGT. I've ...
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Can't find newer DLINK Router DIR-400 firmware

If you're here, it means you also have a Dlink 400 router. I asked DLINK but they didn't answer my question. I asked DLINK support again, but this time no answer (2 weeks later). In DLINK FTP site ...
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How to tell if my router has been hacked?

I've noticed that my home broadband speed seems to be a bit slow in recent days. I noticed, last night, that my Wireless Router had given a DHCP lease to a public IP address with an odd formation; ...
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I forgot my wireless router password. What do I do?

I have a Linksys wireless router but I can't figure out what the password is. I just got a new laptop and I can't connect via wireless. My old laptop seems to have the password set in the security ...
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Wireless Router will not allow connection

I am working with a RangeMax(TM) Wireless Router WPN824 v2, and it will not allow a wireless connection nor a wired connection. I am at an actual lost, with no way into the router I cannot test ...
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Install wireless router with cable modem - need authentication server? [closed]

I've bought a wireless router which I'm installing with a Telstra BigPond cable modem for a friend. As part of the setup I've got to a screen requesting username / password / authentication server ...
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Netgear router not initializing properly upon setup (two year old router)

I have an old Netgear wifi router (model WNR834Bv2) which I am trying to reinitialize. A recent storm knocked out my internet, and when it came back on, the router was not functioning properly (I have ...
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Home router blocking secure imap?

I'm using thunderbird on my laptop to access my work email over imap (we're an MS Exchange shop but the server is configured for imap as well). This works fine when I'm at work, but for some reason, ...
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Problems with Linksys WiFi Router

I have a Linksys WRT110 that I'm trying to hook up at home and it's giving me issues: It seems to be acting as a hub and assigning the public IP from my ISP to my laptop's ethernet adapter. It is not ...
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Netgear router missing wireless configuration menu link

I have a Netgear WiFi router DG834G v3. On it it says it's a WiFi, ADSL 2+ modem, switch, etc. There is an antenna on the back and a WiFi indicator on the front. However, when I connect to it via the ...
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How to reset a bricked Belkin Router model F5D7230

We have recently purchased a brand new Belkin wireless/g router model F5D7230-9. Version 9000zh. After getting it configured and having it run successfully for about a month it crashed (DHCP, Wifi ...