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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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practical disadvantages to using a computer as a wireless router?

My wireless router is an ASUS RT-N66U. It's having trouble achieving high speeds on my VPN. I'm thinking of routing all VPN traffic through my Mac Mini's ethernet via a desktop client and sharing ...
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How to control bandwidth using this modem?

I'm using this FIBERHOME AN5506-04-FG modem router in my house. I set only 5 device that can connect to the internet.But, I cannot set the speed/bandwith per device. There is QOS Control in the ...
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How can I set correct bitrate for my Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter?

As per question I just bought Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter, specifically TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 N900 - which should reach 450 Mbps. I'm running on kernel Linux scv 4.10.0-40-generic #...
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Ask a user to do an action before connecting to a Wifi router

Is there a way or a router that can ask every new user to do an action before connecting to the router, for example watching an ad video or filling a form ?
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Win10 Wifi not connecting unless 1st connecting to something else

Had a strange one, could not connect to my usual Wifi router with Win10 32bit, and although it showed the router (SSID) as having good reception, the connection was unsuccessful. However if I ...
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Can WiFi strength cause slow speed?

I have a 50Mbps connection connected to a 300Mbps N WiFi router. In Fedora Linux the place I am, this computer has a USB WiFi antenna capable of 150Mbps, most of the time I get 50% signal strength, at ...
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Use a modem to repeat wifi from a cellphone

I have a HTC cellphone which is in use as access point for internet. I want to repeat the wifi signal using a TP-Link wireless router (TL-WR740N) in order to use the lan inputs it has and to extend ...
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Convert Netgear DGN1000v3 (modem + router) as router only

Until recently my ISP gave me a DSL as input, now I changed my ISP. My new ISP gives me RJ-45 as input. After reading some pages about how to make my modem+router as a router only I "disabled the DHCP ...
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How Wifi devices can be accesses from out side

I just purchased a Nest Cam and installed the app. It works just fine and I can watch my house from out side. But always wondered, how can this device reconfigure my router to create some type of port ...
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Is it possible to have more than one WiFi e-PCI card in a single computer?

I am looking into building a network with one main server and X clients which communicate with the main server via WiFi 5Ghz. The requirements are such that each client needs to use over 1Gb/s of ...
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Calculating maximum 3G wireless-router external antenna height

I have a rural house about 5km far from the 3G cell tower located in a small town nearby and I'm experiencing pour 3g signal quality in my 3g/wifi router with an external (roof height) Yagi antenna. ...
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Linksys EA2750-EU 2,4 / 5 Ghz band speed issue

I have got a problem with wireless speed in 2,4 GHz band, and lately, since I upgraded my connection bandwidth, with the 5 Ghz too. And to be honest, have no idea how to by-pass the bottleneck. So, ...
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What network device do I need?

I am trying to set up a home network like this: Room 1 - Adsl modem & wireless router Room 2 - Wifi signal is very weak. I also need 3 wired ethernet ports in here. I have already laid a long ...
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How to use wireless router (tp-link archer c7) as Wi-Fi to ethernet adapter?

I have a wireless network in my apartment and a spare TP-Link Archer C7 wireless router. I have a few devices that have to be connected via ethernet (Hue smart light bridge, for example). Connecting ...
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ASUS RT-N18U router - firmware restore trouble

I have an ASUS RT-N18U router, which I need to have the original firmware restored. I follow the instructions of this website: https://byndthwll.com/2016/05/04/revert-back-to-stock-firmware-on-asus-...
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Borwsers only open Google and Youtube [closed]

While working this morning on my Asus Lapotop, I suddenly couldn't access any other pages except for google and youtube. My Laptop is connected with wireless through a netgear router, which is ...
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How to figure out whether existing DSL modem can connect to my ~50 Mbit/s internet connection?

Some month ago I switch from a 16 MBit/s to a 50 MBit/s internet connection and started renting a AVM FRITZ!Box 7412 which is extremely buggy in term of the web UI (random appearance of elements) and ...
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How to use two wireless routers to set up one big network in large house

So we have moved into a much larger house than before and our current wireless router (A Netgear modem/router combo circa 2015) just isn't cutting it, as we get basically no signal at all upstairs. ...
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PS4 wifi connection is very slow

Issue The wifi connection to my PS4 always results in very low bandwidth speed no matter what I do. Brief Description Having Charter internet, I was getting a rated speed of 60Mbps. My wireless ...
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After enabled repeater of router can't access WiFi

I'm using D-Link DIR 600M as repeater on Linux Mint 18.2 KDE Plasma to access my mobile data with portable WiFi hotspot instead usb tether, but problem is unable to access WiFi right after release and ...
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TL-MR3020 in WISP mode is blocked by provider

Background I have a portable router (TP-Link MR3020) with WISP mode, that use whenever I need to manage a local network, but don't admin the actual network I am using. Usually it works fine, there ...
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Super admin access to Huawei HG8247H

I have one of these boxes and the ISP set some password for the super admin account. Initially I wanted to change my DNS to OpenDNS, the feature is disabled, but now that I found out about this ...
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Use Wi-Fi hotspot as “internet input” on router

I have recently purchased and configured two Linksys Business Dual WAN Gigabit VPN Routers (LRT224) [https://www.amazon.com/Linksys-Business-Gigabit-Router-LRT224/dp/B00GK640D6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&...
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Sudden appearance of “double NAT” warning without any changes to network-?

I haven't made any changes to my network or the devices on it for well over a year. Tonight I suddenly had my network pop up with a message DOUBLE NAT and "this AirPort base station has a privateIP ...
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How to port forward passive FTP from a router

I have a TP-Link archer c7 that I use as an access point connected to my ZTE mf283 router. To my TP-Link ac I have connected a 250GB external HDD which I use as storage for my FTP server that I set up ...
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my SSID appearing as a “hidden network” to my pc but not mobiles, connects as “*” [duplicate]

For some history, I have been having hacking issues across time, various networks and devices-by time I mean years. Last ruined device was a MAC and the hack involved netbios over tcpip and active ...
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How can I route traffic between lan interface and Wlan interface of the router?

I have 2 e4200 linksys routers which are communicating with each other through their wlan(5GHz) interfaces. mesh routing protocol(OLSR) has been applied on both of them I have another Dlink router ...
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How to properly set up simmilar WiFi APs with different internet access?

Good evening. I've set up some configurations in the past which seem simmilar to the question, like setting a WiFi repeater for a WiFi AP, or connecting throuhg LAN a WiFi enabled router to another ...
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Can I achieve physically connected network speeds between two devices connected to the same wireless bridge?

I have a very large house that, unfortunately, lacks in-wall networking and I haven't dealt with it yet. My cable modem is unmovable and is in a remote part of the house. Wireless access has worked ...
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Have issue with ssh connection when connected to wireless switch

I have D-Link 2890AL and set it as wireless switch, connected to TD-LTE modem via ethernet. I have no issue except when I want to ssh to a server, I have no such issue when I'm connected to TD-LTE ...
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Network extension via wifi

We have both wired and wifi networks in our house. We want to provide wifi to a workshop in a back garage. The wifi signal is pretty good outside at that point, but inside the garage it doesn't work ...
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Why is my 1.3Gbps rated Wi-Fi speed only achieving about half of my 80Mbps ISP speed?

Here's my equipment: With my ISP (CenturyLink) I have 80Mbps down and 10Mbps up. ZyXEL C2100Z Modem/Router with AC2050 Dual Band Wi-Fi (1.7Gbps 5GHz, 300Mbps 2.4GHz). TP-Link Archer C9 with AC1900 ...
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Weird Log Messages in D-Link Router

I bought a D-Link router three years ago and have been getting these log messages ever since: I recently upgraded the firmware to the latest, hoping these would go away, but they are still there. Can ...
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Home network: Simply want to separate guest/toxic devices from the trusted ones

I want to configure my home network in a more "secure" way and can't seems to find any obvious way to do it, despite it seems to me a pretty common need. The idea is that I don't want some of the ...
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IPv6 for Dlink DIR-816

Today I purchased Dlink dir-816 dual band AC router assuming it supports IPv6. But it doesn't support IPv6 as said by support person. The man who sold me this router also doesn't want to take it back. ...
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How do you ssh into an D-Link router?

I was able to telnet into an D-Link router in the default state using admin:admin, but using the same username and password, I wasn't able to ssh into it (from the same LAN) eventhough ssh is open.
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Date and Time Information from Wi-Fi Router

I am trying to get the current date and time from a Wi-Fi router. All I can find is that Cisco IOS-based routers can provide a mechanism where the router can be configured as an NTP server. I have ...
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Should I use a second router or a WiFi repeater?

I've recently moved to a student house and my room is too far away from the router so I get a very bad WiFi signal in my room. As I do not understand much from internet networks and routers I googled ...
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Why does my Laptop Wifi not connect to router after authentication succeeds?

I have 2 routers in my office and my Laptop can connect with wifi to one, but not the other problem wifi. I can connect with other devices to both wifi connections without any problems. I see that my ...
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Can't connect to my router 192.168.1.1?

I recently changed ISPs to a better one, and the first thing I did was to log into the router page which usually has a standard address of 192.168.1.1, I saw that there was no connection so I went to ...
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Using DIR-842 as an access point

I have a D-Link DIR-842 that I'd like to use as an access point as I already have a wireless router my ISP sent me. Browsing the Web GUI I can find any setting that'd make it an access point. How do ...
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Devices under same home router cannot see each other

I have a laptop and a tablet that are both attached to a home router. Often I copy files to/from the tablet using Wifi. But sometimes it cannot make the connection. I downloaded some "lan scan" ...
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Frequent wifi disconnects on video calls with wireless router

I have a basic belkin wireless router (model number - F7D1301 v1) for my home wifi. I experience frequent video and audio disconnects during video meetings over zoom (video conferencing) when ...
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My D-Link WiFi has an annoying issue

Today, I turned my D-link 2750u router on and I have a problem with the WiFi connection. The WiFi LED light on my router turns on and off every 5 seconds (i.e, I connect to WiFi and disconnect from ...
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What kind of connector is this? From my old mobile wifi router

I found my old mobile router, and the WiFi reach is too short, so I plan on adding an external antenna for my travels. I was wondering what kind of connection this was, and I have a spare PCIE wifi ...
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Isolating server from home network - Cheapest way

The problem: Family members use the A network with their devices; I want to connect a Single board computer (SBC) to the internet, but i can not compromise the private network. If my server is taken ...
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Why does my DSL router show wireless activity when all my devices are turned off?

My DSL router constantly shows wireless activity even while all my devices are powered off. From page 5 of the instruction manual: Wireless: Flickering green. There is inbound or outbound activity. ...
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Can't connect to default gateway of WiFi router - but can connect to network?

I'm having a tiny problem: I'm using a Huawei b260a 3G router as a WiFi router. I've got the SIM card disconnected and an Ethernet (RJ-45) going into the back of it. The WiFi part of it works fine. ...
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Using a VoIP router behind a DrayTek 2760 router

I'm struggling with the following problem: I use a DrayTek Vigor 2760 as router 1 to access internet by using a VDSL line. The DrayTek behaves as a Modem and DHCP server with IP 192.168.1.1. My ...
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Is this static route configuration incorrect?

I have a server on my local network which I cannot reach when connecting wirelessly. However, it's working fine when connecting directly via the network device the server is connected to. When ...