access point

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  1. S

    [SOLVED] new Access Point causes Router (and then Access Point) to lose internet connection - ip address issue?

    I have a Speedefy Router and am installing a new Alfa N2S wireless Access Point as an AP Router. I've only installed one other access point (EAP 110) that was plug and play, so don't have real experience. After configuring and rebooting the Router and Access Point, both the Router and Access...
  2. D

    Question Not sure if I should get switch/wireless access point or router

    So I just moved into a building that forces me to use a certain ISP. Turns out they have an ONT in the building and the only thing I have access to is a managed switch in the wall of my closet that then has cables running to ethernet ports in my walls but they only activated one port and want to...
  3. RapidJosh

    Question Spectrum internet freezes but doesn't disconnect, happens for 10-20 seconds and keeps me from playing games reliably.

    Hello, hoping I can find an answer here. My internet, provided by spectrum keeps me from having a consistent gaming experience because of it dropping/freezing every so often. I have tried almost everything at this point to try and fix it. I have had them come out and give us a new modem...
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    Question I have a doubt about adquiring an access point

    I have a doubt about adquiring an access point So my internet modem is located in a hallway in my house and i can't move it and my PC is currently connected to it thanks to a WiFi doungle that i bought but it isn't the most stable internet. So i've been thinking of buying an wireless AP for my...
  5. Youssef Tanahy

    Question Hello,I got a question about Access points

    Recently I found a router and decided to make it an access point,I will connect it to the main router by an Ethernet cable in lan 1 input ,so can I connect my pc to that access point by another Ethernet cable in another input (2,3,etc..) Thanks
  6. A

    [SOLVED] Which one is more favourable - Extender or Access Point?

    I hope this finds you in the best of health and spirit. :D So I was planning to purchase a TP-Link AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender RE200 for use in my parent's office. However, I was wondering which one of the above-mentioned options would be suitable in order to utilize the device to it's fullest...
  7. imadarshkmr

    [SOLVED] Stuck at Obtaining IP Address, Not able to assign an IP address to my access point

    I have 11 router setups configured at my home as it is a multi-floor building. All my secondary routers (10 ) are configured as AP ( DHCP off and Static IP is given to each router ) which are then connected to a single Giga switch and the switch is connected to the main router. I have around...
  8. tburke89

    [SOLVED] Need Help Setting Up Home Network

    So, I am building a home network and have encountered more difficulties than I had planned for. I wanted to have a router dedicated to the computers and phones where there is sensitive data (router A) and a separate network for all of the IoT devices (router B) that we have in the house. I...
  9. N

    Question Patch Panel - Second Router Recently Stopped Working

    I have researched this to the death so will ultimately end up confusing the situation. I have literally no idea, total noob. My apartment has a patch panel with 2 ethernet ports in each room, I'm upstairs so had a friend set an old Netgear CVG824G as... I'm not even sure tbh whether it was...
  10. nohemon

    [SOLVED] How can I create a wireless link between two Soft Access Points?

    I have two Wavlink AP/Repeaters https://www.wavlink.com/en_us/product/WL-WN570HA1.html Each of them is connected through Ethernet to a PC (with the appropriate IP). So I technically have two wired networks. I need to create a wireless link between those two networks. In other words, I want to...
  11. Rogue Leader

    [SOLVED] Lag spike issues with Engenius WAPs and PoE Switch

    I'm losing my mind chasing this issue. First off the hardware: Dlink DSR-250 Router https://us.dlink.com/en/products/dsr-250-8-port-gigabit-vpn-router Engenius EWS7928Pv2 PoE+ Switch https://www.engeniustech.com/engenius-products/managed-poe-network-switch-ews7928p/ 4 Engenius EWS357APv3...
  12. dolokhov

    [SOLVED] Can I set up my C7 archer as an access point for my ISP modem?

    My ISP modem/router is a CODA-4589. I ran a cable to my basement for an Archer 7 router I have sitting around, and I would like to plug my TV and PlayStation into it. I would also like it to broadcast WIFI. Right now, if I plug modem>Archer 7, it broadcasts the old WIFI network. Is there a way...
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    [SOLVED] Access Point Problems

    I'm working for a school as the IT guy, and they previously had their wifi set up about 8 years before I got here. All of the access points they have are starting to die, and they need to be replaced. I bought an access point from Ubiquiti (I'll post a link at the bottom) and I've gotten it set...
  14. Hugo_falcao

    [SOLVED] Gigabit router HELP

    Since my apartment (about 140m² ) has lots of thick walls and several mirrors I have lots of trouble getting wifi to work well everywhere at decent speeds. So over a year ago decided to get two basic routers (besides the one my ISP already gave me, so 3 in total), and spread them across the...
  15. lam13

    [SOLVED] Extend Wireless network

    Hello everybody, i really need your help if it's possible, i need to deploy wifi into 4 restaurants located in the same street in Paris, two restaurants in each side of the street, two of them are separated by a hotel. Currently there is an internet box in each restaurant, but the problem is...
  16. Brick90

    [SOLVED] Access point internet connection through ethernet wall port?

    Hi everyone, Does access point need to be connected directly to the router or would it also work if I connect it to an ethernet port in the wall? The reason I'm asking is because the router is downstairs in the house I live in, but the wifi connection is very poor in my upstairs room. I have...
  17. R

    [SOLVED] Best inexpensive Wireless Routers for LONG Range Wireless - Repeater / Client mode.

    Hello. First of all, i really have my doubts that i'm going to find an answer that's gonna fit my needs, but still would wanna give it a shot, who knows, maybe one knowledgeable dude finds my post and might be able to help haha. As the title says, shortly put, i am looking for Wireless...
  18. K

    [SOLVED] Home networking setup help

    Hello guys, I am not entirely sure how to do this, so would appreciate help. My family just renovated our home, and I made sure there's LAN connection in every room. Still, for some devices you need wifi. We have an internet connection coming into home in a place, where it would be pointless to...
  19. gareththegiant

    [SOLVED] Which AP to buy

    Hi, I have an Asus RT-3200 running as my router in the downstairs of my house however I would like to increase the signal in the upstairs of my house as such I would like to install an AP. The cable is already run so that is not an issue. The router is running Tri-Band Smart Connect (I know...
  20. MrSandstorm

    Question Abnormal access point behavior

    Hi! I've recently noticed stability and throughput issues on otherwise reliable wi-fi network and managed to track them down to the 2.4GHz signal from an access point. Problem is, this is likely not the usual "2.4GHz is just bad" issue. On one access point I can get 150~200mbps within line of...
  21. K

    [SOLVED] Extending range of mobile WiFi hotspot.

    I'm assisting a friend trying to improve the coverage of the WiFi at their house emanating from a Huawei E5577c mobile wifi hotspot. The device is fixed to a wall as it is hardwired to an antennae (remote location). They have a TP-LInk router (wr841n) that I was hoping to use as an access point...
  22. Phantom74

    [SOLVED] Need help on setting up connection for a TiVo requiring an Ethernet connection using old router as wireless bridge. Or is there a better option?

    I am trying to use a TiVo in a room without a wired Ethernet connection. It is a TiVo premiere which requires an Ethernet connection or a TiVo specific wireless adapter. Which I do not have nor do I want to purchase. Is the best route to go the one I am currently trying to do? Which is turning...
  23. N

    [SOLVED] Set up

    So many options to choose from. I admit I am a beginner, can you please tell me if this is a good set up. We are renovating our house. TP-Link EAP225-Wall Omada AC1200 Wireless MU-MIMO Wall-Plate Access Point TP-Link TL-SG1008P 8-Port Gigabit PoE Ethernet Switch (4 PoE Ports, 55 Watt Budget...
  24. brahmsPC

    [SOLVED] Using old router with new one

    Hi. Im newbie in this stuff. I have a modem/router from my new ISP which is setup in my living room. now i a have another modem/router from my old ISP, I accessed the old modem thru 192.168.100.1 using my laptop and disable the DHCP server in settings. Then i Connect the new modem with the old...
  25. KarimKhattab

    [SOLVED] Ethernet cable works for PS & not access point

    Ok so I'm trying to connect an access point (TL-WR840N ) through a WAN cable. The problem I'm getting is: "WAN Port is unplugged" Router is connected to internet and works fine Long Cat6 cable I want to use works fine when I connect PS (I don't have a network port on my computer) Access Point...
  26. S

    [SOLVED] Does the ethernet and wifi get different bandwidths in a router?

    I have a Netis WF2411 150 Mbps Wireless router. The router is placed in my bathroom. The signal strength is very good in every case. I tested some scenarios for the best possible speed for my PC. Case 1: Connected the PC through ethernet and no other device was connected to the Wifi. Case 2...
  27. S

    Question Connecting routers lan to lan

    I have 4G LTE wifi router (Huawei b310s-925)[Router A] has only one LAN port. and another router Prolink H5004NK, that I want to cnnect to router A, lan to lan(connected both routers using LAN ports on both devices), and use the internet on both routers and increase the wifi coverage, I tried...
  28. computerwiz2531

    [SOLVED] Can't share VPN with Windows 10 hotspot?

    Hello, I'm trying to share my VPN connection from OpenVPN on my Windows 10 computer to my phone. I can make a hotspot in the settings and connect my device although when I attempt to change the adapter settings to connect the VPN, the hotspot adapter doesn't show up in the sharing drop down box...
  29. M

    [SOLVED] Hardwired access point - does the router matter?

    Hey everyone. I live in a stacked townhouse and I'm trying to get Wi-Fi down to my garage (basically my living space is 4 floors up from the garage). Currently I have a Asus RT-AC88U router but the Wi-Fi does not get all the way down to the garage. However the internet feedpoint from the ISP is...
  30. S

    Question Exteremly low link-speed on win7 wifi hotspot

    I just setup a Wifi hotspot using CMD on my winows 7 PC with D-Link DWA-548 N300 PCI-e Card. i can see it on available wifi networks on my phone but it takes minutes to get the IP configs and super slow link-speed takes. Tried with my other PC and a different Wifi card and the same results...
  31. Sirlee

    Question Ethernet cable "daisy chain" from main router to 2nd router access point

    Hi! I had a problem with setting up my 2nd router as an access point. I am quite new to routers etc, but I managed to do so following some tutorials. Anyhow, now I face a new problem. When I connect the main router to the access point with a single direct ethernet cable, everything works fine...
  32. S

    [SOLVED] Best option for wifi coverage in house

    My modem & router are currently in the basement of a two story house. The router feeds ethernet ports on the 1st and 2nd floors. Given this setup, what is the best option to get wifi coverage throughout the house? I would like to leverage the ethernet ports for wifi coverage which should give...
  33. M

    [SOLVED] Do routers impact mesh performance?

    In about a week I will be switching to the xfinity gigabit internet connection. I informed the technician I will be using my own equipment. ( which hasn’t been ordered yet.) My question is will a good vs cheap router impact WiFi speeds for devices connected to the mesh? I plan on getting a...
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    [SOLVED] How to configure a Tp-Link Access Point?

    Hi, I just ordered a tp-link access point: Omada EAP-110. I read in it's documentation how to configure it, but I'm stucked in the first step. First of all it is powered from a PoE adapter, I could connect to it's wifi network and on the back and also the docs writes that I have to access...
  35. C

    Question Opticover Access Point Set-up

    I have an opticover wifi extender from 2018 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07GC51H3W/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and I am trying to use the access point but it says no internet. What do I need to do in order to get the internet connected when my repeater mode works but...
  36. K

    Question Wanted some insight, to see if this setup would work!

    So, I currently have 2 routers. One is a Linksys and the other is an ASUS, I don't think models really make a difference in the scenario. Basically, I want to separate these routers entirely, but I want them to run off the same connection, with different IP's and devices connected would be...
  37. L

    [SOLVED] need help for equipments

    Hi! My boss ask me to request for a quote for some Items just want to get some advice and suggestions specially with PABX Here is the list: PABX, 3COx100line Ext -MTC (2x20P) Digital LCD 20 Button Speaker Phone -PC...
  38. VetleK

    Question I need help with virtual box networking!

    I don't remember how I connect an access point to a virtual box client [windows 10]. I will be using Windows Server 2012 for my server. I will need to be able to login on to a user client side, this user is created on the server. Home folders and drive maps also need to work. IPs: Router IP...
  39. S

    Question Adding WiFi to my Network

    Hi, I have got a MikroTik Radio router antenna on the roof for my internet P2P connection and it's also my router for home devices which are connected to it via an 8 port Gigabit TP-link switch. So i need something to connect it to my switch and broadcast AC Wifi for mobile phone and laptop...
  40. W

    Question Suggestions for single SSID wifi coverage

    I've just moved into a new house that is approx 5000 sqft and I wan't to set up a wireless network that basically displays a single SSID as you would see at universities and businesses so we don't have to switch to a different network as move around the house. The upside here is that the house...