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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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Netgear NightHawk Dual Band Unable to Connect to Android Box

Purchased an Android Box for Streaming TV and using a Netgear Nighthawk for connectivity. I wanted the Android box to connect to 5GHz instead of 2.4GHz. It connects w/o a problem to 2.4Ghz but ONLY ...
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How do I have one OpenWRT router use the DHCP server of another OpenWRT router?

I want one router to be able to access the devices connected to the other router. However one router is connected to the internet modem by ethernet, and the other router is connected to it by wireless ...
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Internet access dies on one of the computers in a home LAN a few minutes after rebooting the router

There is a desktop computer on my network that is giving me headaches right now. I have a fiber/LAN broadband access with a dedicated LAN port outlet in the wall. From there I have a Ethernet cable ...
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How to get rid of DOS attack: RST Scan?

I have a Netgear Wnr1000v2 router. I have set my NAT to secure mode ( I don't know if that helps). Many times when I see my router's log I see lots of DoS attack: RST Scan. I think that these only ...
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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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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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Moving wireless client from one to another access point

Since Access Point of my primary router (D-Link DSR250N) does not cover the whole appartment, I have bought secondary router (PixLink) to be an additional Access Point, and bound them together LAN to ...
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Openwrt doesn't work dhcp

I have my ISP Modem connect to my TP-Link (AC1750 v2). And have bridge connection between LAN and WAN (ISP Modem). This is working fine, but I have to manually setup the IP and the gateway, for ...
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WPAD.dat not setting proxy server automatically

We noticed this problem when a few users could not access the interenet while they connected to VPN. We had the user try a different connection, such a hotspot from their phone, then connect to the ...
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How to create enought traffic to bring my router down?

In our office we have a TP Link TL-ER604W router. Sometimes the router runs into problems and nothing in the network works anymore, also not the connection to the router itself. The only possibility ...
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Fast WiFi. Fast Internet over Ethernet. Slow Internet over WiFi

I have a 100 Mbps internet connection which I have successfully tested with Speedtest.net to be 100 Mbps when connected using an Ethernet cable to my Windows 10 machine. Unfortunately, the maximum ...
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How can I debug WiFi connection problems, when a device temporarily refuses to connect?

When a windows or android device intermittently cannot connect to a wireless network, despite showing it as available; or when the device claims to be connected to the network but cannot ping the ...
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Using OpenWRT to share Eduroam (802.1x) Wlan internet over the LAN plug

) Have here rather conceptual questions regards a hypothetical wisle idea: Take the eduroam Wlan Network (a 802.1x authentication one) and connect with a router (guess i have to flash openWRT) to it. ...
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I have a router running DD-WRT, plus a modem/router running OpenWAG. How can I automatically send a request every time my external IP address changes?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL with DD-WRT installed, and Linksys WAG200G with OpenWAG. I want to send a wget request to a specific server that will automatically update my ip in their records, every-time ...
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Internet speed stutters—even Ethernet connected devices—when Wi-Fi is enabled on a D-Link DSL-2750U ADSL Wi-Fi router

At my workplace, we have a D-Link DSL-2750U ADSL Wi-Fi Router which is connected to a 24-port D-Link Ethernet switch. It is a very small setup. About 20 clients connect to the network (including ...
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Everytime I restart router, i have to plug in ethernet cable again in wan port. Why?

I have an ADSL+2 modem to which I have connected to a TP-LINK WR740N wifi router with a 100 feet Cat6 Ethernet cable. Every time I turn on the router , i have to plug in the Ethernet cable again in ...
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Convert ADSL wireless router to AP, not able to connect to internet wirelessly

I have a Zyxel P-660HW-T1 v3 ADSL2+ Wireless Router. I have a PPPoE broadband connection. There is a CPE on the rooftop. An RJ45 cable comes down from the CPE to my house. I need to have wireless ...
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Wifi Neighbor Triangulation

Is it possible to discover signal strength between two devices that are connected to the same network? Devices    A. Cell Phone WiFi    B. WiFi enabled device  &...
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Router shows mysterious DHCP client that does not exist

I am having trouble with the access control of my router. It is a DSL-2730R ADSL Router. In the 'Status - DHCP Clients section' there is always an unknown peer called Nicolas-PC. Changing the ...
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Traffic shaping advice

I've been searching the topic I'm looking for for a quite some time, then I decide to ask my own question because I'm so confused right now. First thing first, here is the background information you ...
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Why did my router randomly assign wireless devices to br0 interface?

So I have a WRT54GL router with Tomato firmware on. I have few wireless devices on my network. Most of the time they work fine, but occasionally, some devices that were previously on router's eth1 ...
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My computer connects to the more distant of my 2 routers by default

I'm running two routers in my home because one isn't enough to get signal from one side of my apartment to the other. So I have the main NetGear dual-band router in my living room connected to my ...
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Sharing static IP address

I want to share the one static IP address my office has (small office). My boss has the DSL coming into an IP telephony box/router, with one Ethernet port coming out. ipconfig shows the gateway to be ...
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How to configure a wireless router on a wired PEAP network

I tried plugging in a wireless router to a wired PEAP network to allow devices without ethernet ports to connect, but it doesn't work. Is a special type of wireless router required and are there any ...
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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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Connecting secondary router rises ping of whole network

I have a simple internet setup with 150 Mb/s and 10-20 ping when working correctly, but when connecting a specific secondary router, the ping rises to 100-120 ms. Download/upload speeds aren't badly ...
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Network Discovery is Turned Off, But still visible from other computer

I'm connected to the Wifi here in our office so my laptop is visible on the network of the other computers and I wanted to be hidden that is why I turned-off all the stuffs in the advanced sharing ...
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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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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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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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Printer & Roku facing trouble connecting to ARRIS SURFboard SBG6580-2

I recently moved to a new place and had to buy a new cable based modem-router as this new place supports only xfinity. I bought the following modem: https://www.amazon.com/ARRIS-SURFboard-SBG6580-2-...
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Will my WPA2 device be able to make use of WPA3 features?

A few days ago, the Wi-Fi Alliance released WPA3, a new security standard which will replace WPA2. My question is, will it be possible for my existing devices to make use of WPA3 features (see this ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Desktop Randomly Disconnects from Wireless Internet

Perplexing problem that's been bugging me for week - recently my desktop computer has been randomly disconnecting from the wifi. All the other devices in the apartment are working fine with no problem ...
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WR841HP v1 Like AP, not routing from LAN Ethernet ports, but routing from WIFI

I was updating my WR841HP v1 to 3.15.2 Build 150519 Rel.64477n, and the procedure says "Default Settings" to take effects. Previously my router was working like Access Point, the WAN port unplogged. ...
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How to connect wireless printer to dd-wrt AP with WPS?

I recently updated the firmware of my router (Netgear WNDR4500) to dd-wrt. I am not sure about the version I have, but everything is working flawlessly, and since I did it the day before yesterday (21....
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Slow AC Wireless Speeds

I am experiencing poor wireless speeds and am looking for help tracking down the culprit. My router is a Netgear C7000 configured for 5GHz with 80MHz channels (clean air). Computers on the network ...
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Multi-point WiFi configuration options

I have a property which contains a significant amount of metal structure between the floors, but not between rooms on each floor. Currently because of this to achieve a decent WiFi signal throughout ...
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Wifi AP/Router used as Repeater won't connect after replacing modem

At a loss and this product has absolutely no support options. I have a Seaidea 300 Mbps Wifi router (Wireless-N) being used to boost wifi signal to the upstairs rooms. One fun day, the main router ...