Wireless Router

Forum discussion tagged with Wireless Router.
  1. G

    I boughtght Netgear 18 wireless router, on connecting, it asks me for a password, how can I resolve this?

    I bought a Netgear 18 wireless router, trying to connect it asks for a password, how can I solve this problem?
  2. G

    A Port-Forwarding Primer

    What port forwarding is, how it can help your home network and how to do it yourself. A Port-Forwarding Primer : Read more
  3. G

    How to Hard Reset wireless router

    I have TP LINK wireless router model MR-3220. Reset button is not working & there is permanent lock symbol on the display, There is no way to communicate with the router & cant open the web page. There are only two lights on the display, ie. power & lock symbol. I read somewhere in the forum...
  4. Paul Wagenseil

    Most Routers Have Terrible Security, But There’s One That Doesn’t Suck

    Not one of 28 widely used home Wi-Fi routers have anything close to acceptable security, a new report finds. Most Routers Have Terrible Security, But There’s One That Doesn’t Suck : Read more
  5. L

    How do I get a second smart tv to connect to the wireless router? It ask me for my password but wont accept it . Im entering t

    How do I get a second smart tv to connect to the wireless router ? I was asked for the password which is on the router itself but it wont accept it.
  6. Paul Wagenseil

    How to Factory-Reset Your Router

    The Russian VPNFilter malware infects many home Wi-Fi routers. Here are reset instructions for the most popular router brands. How to Factory-Reset Your Router : Read more
  7. G

    Netgear Nighthawk X6S EX8000 Review: The Wi-Fi Extender to Beat

    Bigger can be better when it comes to filling in the gaps in your home's Wi-Fi network. Netgear's Nighthawk X6S tri-band Wi-Fi mesh extender has the power to blast data farther and fill pesky dead zones. It's expensive but potentially more than worth it. Netgear Nighthawk X6S EX8000 Review: The...
  8. Roshen

    Connect PC to Android via WLAN?

    Hi! I've been using Shareit for few months now. And while I'm transferring data to my phone, it goes from 'Connected' to 'Connected, but no internet'. Since the router is in a different room, data transfer isn't that fast either (Haven't reached 1MBps yet). Is there any way I can connect my PC...
  9. Paul Wagenseil

    FBI Is Wrong: All Routers Need to Be Reset, Here's What to Do

    Reset your router, because it may have been infected by Russian hackers. We've got instructions on how to do this. FBI Is Wrong: All Routers Need to Be Reset, Here's What to Do : Read more
  10. W

    Wireless connection issues

    My Samsung Smart TV can see my Netgear wireless router, but is unable to see my windows 8.1 PC where all my media files are stored. It worked perfectly until I had a computer problem that forced me to reload my OS windows 8.1. Any ideas on how to get my 2.4 and 5 connections to my PC back?
  11. henrytcasey

    Apple Kills AirPort Routers: What to Do Now

    After years of ignoring its Wi-Fi router hardware, Apple has made it official: the company is discontinuing its AirPort line of products. Apple Kills AirPort Routers: What to Do Now : Read more
  12. D

    Authentication error occurred

    I recently purchased TL-WR940N wireless router and have successfully connected my desktop to the internet but when I try to connect my android tablet, I get an authentication error. How do I resolve this? I have done the modem and router reset but still get the error
  13. G

    Netgear Nighthawk X6S Review: Custom Gaming Performance

    Looking for the best of everything in a router? Netgear's Nighthawk X6S delivers tri-band technology, speed and a slew of features. Netgear Nighthawk X6S Review: Custom Gaming Performance : Read more
  14. G

    Linksys EA8300 Max Stream: Great Performance for the Price

    Despite having short range, the Linksys EA8300 Max Stream delivers excellent speed at a good price. Linksys EA8300 Max Stream: Great Performance for the Price : Read more
  15. N

    Slow WiFi but only on Laptop, perfect on other devices

    Hello, I bought new WiFi adapter- TP- Link AC 1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router Archer C7. Internet speed is going really slow on my HP laptop but fast on other devices like phones other laptops and TV. I check it here: http://www.speedtest.net/ I tried literally everything.. My router...
  16. B

    Looking for Long Distance Wireless Router

    I am in a stuation in which my business is located about 300' from the local cafeteria/pool hall, where I spend a fair amount of time. I'm looking for a wireless router that will send my signal that distance, allowing me to conduct business while at that location. I know such is possible, as...
  17. G

    Linksys WRT 32X Review: Router Makes Gaming a Priority

    With a design aimed at reducing the network lag for gamers, the Linksys WRT 32X combines a Killer Prioritization engine to apportion a home's bandwidth with a quick setup and an excellent interface. Alas, this yields mediocre performance. Linksys WRT 32X Review: Router Makes Gaming a Priority...
  18. G

    Norton Core Router Review

    Not only is the Norton Core a high-performance router that pumps out the data, but it inspects every data packet entering your network. Norton Core Router Review : Read more
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    recommended wi-fi mode on home network

    My wireless router is an older model (AT&T branded) Netgear Versalink 7550 model B90 It provides options for the below-listed wi-fi modes: 1) 11b only 2) 11g only 3) mixed 11b and 11g 4) 11n only 5) mixed 11b, 11g & 11n My Toshiba S55 C-5274 uses an Intel AC 7265 wireless adapter. It may set to...
  20. M

    how often does a 'turned off' smart tv ping the wireless router

    I was recently told by a provider that the reason I was a getting 3-4 Mbps wireless signal on my testbed laptop when I was right next to the router but a 10.7 Mbps signal when wired to the laptop. I received some dubious answers, but one of the answers I've tried to dig into with no luck is...
  21. G

    Portal WiFi Review

    Ignition Design Labs' Portal WiFi is the rare piece of networking gear that combines easy setup with good performance at an inexpensive price. Portal WiFi Review : Read more
  22. Marshall Honorof

    How to Update Your Router's Firmware

    These instructions should help you update your router, which is vital to securing every internet-connected device in your home. How to Update Your Router's Firmware : Read more
  23. R

    can I use my SONY XBR-43X830C as a wireless monitor

    CAN I USE MY SONY XBR-43X830C AS A WIRELESS monitor IF SO CAN SOMEONE PLEASE TELL ME HOW TO DO THIS THANKS SO MUCH
  24. G

    Netgear Orbi RBK40 Review: Great Mesh Router for the Price

    Netgear's second-generation Orbi mesh-router system is smaller and cheaper than the original, but nearly as powerful and just as reliable. Netgear Orbi RBK40 Review: Great Mesh Router for the Price : Read more
  25. T

    Best Way To Transfer Files Between Android Device and Windows10 PC Wirelessly

    Hello Everyone I am using Windows 10 With Wireless router AC1900 R7000 Netgear i want to transfer files wirelessly over my wifi and androi device from PC to android or vice versa which is best way and the fastest one to transfer files do i have to use 3rd party Software for this
  26. A

    using a wireless router

    I have a wireless router and a blu ray a sony blu ray player and a analog tv; hmdi converter is incapable, so how can I make my blu ray player work with my analog tv?
  27. E

    Somebody has remote access to my computer, please help!

    Somebody got hold of all the details of my router (everything you can think of) and has since been able to see everything I do and type. They are also able to remotely control my computer, and control devices. I believe they may be using MAC or ARP spoofing. I ran XARP and it detected an ARP...
  28. T

    Smart TV Connecting to Wifi

    Hi, I have a Samsung Smart TV that just stopped connecting to the wireless router and I have been on the phone with Samsung several times and nothing they have me doing is working. I am giving up on finding a solution to get the TV to connect and was wondering if I could just buy a Roku stick...
  29. J

    How to connect my pn64d8000 (Samsung Smart TV) to wifi?

    I have been trying to connect my Smart TV to the internet, but sometimes it says it connects to the router but not to the internet.
  30. M

    Laptop can access internet, but all other devices cant...

    Hey! I usually don't come here when I need help but today is different. Yesterday I reset my modem and router to factory settings. I can access the SSID on my devices perfectly fine but I can't access the internet on all of the them except my laptop. I'm not sure what to do now. In case you guys...
  31. Marshall Honorof

    Security Alert: Turn Off Your Netgear Router Now

    A huge, unpatched flaw exists in many of Netgear's top-end Wi-Fi routers. There's no fix yet; you may want to unplug your router. Security Alert: Turn Off Your Netgear Router Now : Read more
  32. C

    my inspiron n5030 windows 7 will not connect to internert via wireless

    It says to reset wireless router, network adapter (wireless), and access point. I don't know where any of them are.
  33. L

    Wi-Fi keeps glitching

    Hello guys. So i have a problem. The problem is that when i turn on my laptop, laptop connects to Wi-Fi without any problems, but after like 30 minutes it disconnects and when i try connect it says: "Can't connect to network" I have Qualcomm Atheros AR956x Wireless Network Adapter, i updated...
  34. G

    AmpliFi HD Router Review: Reliably Fill Your Home with Wi-Fi

    It may not be the fastest or cheapest mesh networking kit around, but the Ubiquiti Networks AmpliFi HD Home WiFi System is one of the easiest ways to reliably fill a home with Wi-Fi. AmpliFi HD Router Review: Reliably Fill Your Home with Wi-Fi : Read more
  35. G

    Luma Router Review: Fill Your Entire Home With Wi-Fi

    Expensive and with midrange performance, the Luma routers are small, easy to use and let you set up a mesh network in your home for greater coverage, but the devices don't let you customize much of anything. Luma Router Review: Fill Your Entire Home With Wi-Fi : Read more
  36. R

    Need A New Router Please Help

    About to buy 2 of these https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015PRO512/ref=crt_ewc_title_srh_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER , And want to know what router to pair with them. I live in a 10k Square ft house, so It is necessary to choose a good one. Under 200 please. I have an archer c7 now.
  37. G

    Trendnet TEW-827DRU Review: High-End Features Deliver the Data

    With high-end features like MU-MIMO for efficiently managing data and four independent data channels, the Trendnet TEW-827DRU can fill a home with data. Trendnet TEW-827DRU Review: High-End Features Deliver the Data : Read more
  38. R

    PIA or Nord VPN

    I can't decide between getting Nord VPN or Private Internet Access. I've got a Home Windows 7 desktop system (with a wireless router) & looking to get my first VPN. Any recommendations would help.
  39. M

    Limit number of connections over wifi

    IDM is evil! it creates up to 16 or 32 connections downloading at same time. So (you know!) others cant even open google page... Is there any way to limit the number of connections that client make? (just using wireless router options, not within the IDM or the application itself) Im also...
  40. G

    Starry Station Router Review: Easy Controls, Uneven Performance

    Get the Starry Station if you prize looks and simple touch-screen controls. However, you can get more consistent performance from other routers that cost far less than $350. Starry Station Router Review: Easy Controls, Uneven Performance : Read more
  41. V

    Connected, No Internet

    Ok so my WiFi has suddenly stopped working. This is both on my laptop AND my phone AND any other phones/tablets in the house. It says Connected, but no Internet. Since this is a problem on all devices, I'm assuming the problem is with the router/ my ISP? I'm in India and ISPs offer terrible...
  42. T

    Laptop Wifi Loses Internet Access After Some Time

    Hi, So my problem is that my laptop loses its access to the internet (it's still connected to my wifi connection but it says "no internet access") after some time. I regain my access to the internet every time I restart but it's lost again after a while (this can be as quick as a minute or as...
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    Router transmitting in a building

    I live in a 100 year old apartment building that has very thick stucco walls and lath board. My place of dwelling is 120 feet as you walk through the building to a bedroom where I would like to pick up an internet signal. I have purchased a signal booster for the wireless router I have but it...
  44. G

    Linksys WRT1900ACS Review

    The WRT1900ACS blows other routers away with its performance while giving networking experts plenty of ways to configure the device. Linksys WRT1900ACS Review : Read more
  45. S

    PC BluRay to TV via wireless router?

    Basically, I would like to watch movies that I have from other regions on my tv. I can already watch them on my pc, but what will I need to do to be able to "stream" them to my tv? Ripping them from disc to a hard drive (or thumb drive) was one possibility I had thought of, but I don't know what...
  46. G

    TP-Link Archer C7 Review: Decent Performance for a Low Price

    TP-Link's Archer C7 delivers a lot of router for the money, with reasonable performance and the ability to connect peripherals. TP-Link Archer C7 Review: Decent Performance for a Low Price : Read more
  47. G

    Netgear R6220: Strong Performance for the Price

    Netgear's R6220 combines good 802.11ac performance, useful parental controls and excellent software for an affordable price. Netgear R6220: Strong Performance for the Price : Read more
  48. A

    Can't connect my phone to my router's Wi-Fi network while can be connected in PC.

    I cannot connect other devices on my Wi-Fi network, the computer which is connect connected to router through the cable can connect to the internet while my phones cannot. i tried several phones to see if there is a problem in it but it doesn't.Is there any solution?
  49. J

    None of my browsers can login to any https:// sites (e.g. Amazon); page never loads

    Use FF 41.0.1 mostly, but this applies to when I try to use Chrome and IE as well. Started a month ago. I attempt to go to a site (Amazon and Snapfish for example) and immediately I am forced to the https version. For Amazon that looks like. https://www.amazon.com/gp/gw/ajax/s.html I attempt...
  50. D

    New Wireless Router Question

    So I just managed to buy a Netgear R8000 from Target for $89.98! They have a bunch of other ones on clearance also. Now I am second guessing my purchase and considering selling it and buying something else. These are the prices that I can buy them for: Netgear X6 - $299.99 - $89.98 Linksys...
  51. Paul Wagenseil

    Google's Wi-Fi Router Could Make Your Home Smarter

    Google will sell a $200 home wireless router that's meant to be secure and simple to use. Google's Wi-Fi Router Could Make Your Home Smarter : Read more
  52. L

    Hardware VPN Firewall

    Hello: I have a wireless router and a unmanaged switch at home and I would like to add a small VPN firewall on top. My budget is within $100. Any suggestion?
  53. L

    hookup without cable provider

    how do i connect samsung smart tv using wireless router but no cable provider
  54. M

    poor wireless network

    Hi guys, quick question. I'm using a dlink wireless router and it's network reception is bad. It was fantastic before I moved houses but since moving to a ground-floor apartment the network has been really bad. Same case applies to my phone signal. My neighbour on the third floor has a similar...
  55. N

    My lap top cannot connect to wireless lan

    I tied to connect the laptop to the wireless router but i cannot find the option that leads me to connect with the wlan.
  56. M

    Dropped signals randomly while gaming.

    I Am having issues with my connection. It has been going on for quite some time now and it's gotten to the point where I need to find a fix. I bought a Netgear Nighthawk x6 AC3200 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router recently to see if that'll fix the problem but I Am still getting dropped signals from time...
  57. G

    how do i connect my series 5 samsung tv to my wireless router

    I have had internet access forever on my TV. I got a new modem and router and lost the connection. When I go t settings on the tv menu there is no work network and I don't know what to do. HELP!!
  58. A

    My laptop is connected to the router but does not have internet

    My laptop (Asus G73J) is connected to my router, however, has limited access. All other wireless devices in the house are able to connected to the router with internet, including another laptop. I have also already contacted my internet provider and my router provider to no avail. I looked at...
  59. A

    how to hook up a wireless router to a TV

    i have a sony hd tv, well its not a internet tv. can anyone please tell me how to do it
  60. J

    Can some wireless routers log or detect cell phones?

    My home was recently burglarized while I was away. Can some wireless routers detect cell phones trying to connect by WiFi in the vicinity and log information that can identify the specific cell phone? If that's possible, I think it'll help in catching the burglars.