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Forum discussion tagged with router.
  1. Chris Chronos

    Question Connecting 2 separate wifi routers to one computer?

    I have a specific situation that could be solved if this is possible. I am a musician and for livestreams on stage I use multiple phone cameras as webcams (with an app called IVcam). They all connect to the laptop via the venue's wifi. The Venue's internet is good enough for livestreaming...
  2. N

    Question Need an ideal high end router... Please suggest...

    Hello everyone, My current router is nearing end of life and i need a high end router that works for my extensive use. So here is what i need exactly: I have 50-75 devices and will need to add more so i need a router than can handle that load and perform optimally. I Can only use 2.4GHz as of...
  3. M

    [SOLVED] Ethernet port not blinking anymore when comp is turned off

    Hello all, So a couple of days ago my computer was behaving a bit weirdly. I wasn't even using it but noticed that I had lost connection to Discord. When I went to check it out, it said that I had no network connection at all. I checked the System Events and saw a lot of these e1rexpress...
  4. appletatoes

    Question Router, Switch & Modem Issue

    I've been setting up a new home with fresh cabling and am at the final stages of configuring all of the settings for both the router and switch on the network. I'm having a problem where the router says "Your ISP's DHCP does not function properly." I have the modem plugged into port 24 on a 24...
  5. M

    Question Modem and Router seperate, or two-in-one?

    I'm having trouble finding out the proper answers between this question. Looking specifically at these two together: https://www.netgear.com/home/wifi/routers/rax70/ https://www.netgear.com/home/wifi/modems/cm2000/ Or just this alone: https://www.netgear.com/home/wifi/modem-routers/cax80/ Is...
  6. D

    [SOLVED] How can I print from two networks?

    So I have two routers at home. Router1 is directly from my ISP, and router2 runs off of router1. The printer is connected to router1. How should I go about getting the devices on router2 to use the printer?
  7. E

    Question Router remote access settings?

    Dear all I was looking through my Router settings, and this one confused me: https://prnt.sc/11a3iqc 1. Does it mean remote acccess to my network, or only remote access to the router? 2. The setting below, does it mean, that now everyone can get access to my network or router, from the...
  8. AzureDragon89

    Question Random Drops

    Hey all so im in a new apartment its been a solid month working with the ISP but they have given up or don't care some background info on the setup the building itself is a year old im the first person to rent this unit. the internet is included with rent it's rated at 500Mbps both ways...
  9. K

    Question Connecting to hard drive connected to router.

    I wanted to share an external hard drive among different computers at home. I bought a router with a USB port. I connected an Ethernet cable from my modem to the new router and the hard drive too. I was able to map the drive via WiFi, but what I'd like is to keep using the WiFi coming out of my...
  10. T

    Question Wi-fi 6 router good for penetrating walls in a 1050 sq ft, 2 floor home?

    I was thinking of purchasing this wifi 6 router D-Link DIR-X1870 AX1800 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router which comes with a discount promotion for the Mesh Wifi Extender. I currently have a dlink dir 867 DLINK AC1750. This router is currently situated at the corner of my house upstairs beside my modem, and I...
  11. C

    Question Troubleshooting zoom connection instability

    Greetings. For the entire pandemic, my Zoom performance at home has been excellent. Zero problems. Over the past two weeks or so, I have been having problems where the client says "your connection is unstable", the screen freezes, and the connection occasionally drops altogether. This...
  12. M

    [SOLVED] Uk Virgin wifi terrible - looking for router recommendations

    Hi currently using a virgin hub 3 and the wifi range and speeds are terrible (apparently a known issue with that Modem/router). Have had multiple phones calls/complaints to virgin but at no success. So now looking for a router to provide a better wifi connection across the house and putting the...
  13. Jimmyphet

    Question Ethernet unifentified network

    So a couple days ago it’s was storming for a lil bit later on when it stopped I hopped on my pc to see that I had no internet connection. At this point I did the typical unplugging the router and restarting it, but that didn’t work and then I went on and assumed it was the cable, come to find...
  14. J

    Question Ethernet 'Connected' but 'No Internet'

    My main connection to the internet for my PC has always been Ethernet. It has worked perfectly fine, but today, Ethernet suddenly stopped working while I was on a call. The cable is 'Connected', but there is no internet available from it. I have tried many solutions already. I have unplugged...
  15. M

    Question Is my Wired router failing?

    My router is loosing connection, while my cable modem is fully connected. The only way to get it to reconnect is by restarting my cable modem. This problem was happening with my ISP provided Ubee DDM352.1 Modem. So I replaced that with my own ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 and a new Ethernet...
  16. tburke89

    Question Changed Subnet Mask to 255.255.255.192 Now I Cannot Connect To My Router or AP - WHY?????

    I have an ASUS RT-AC87U router connected to a Motorola Surfboard modem. That has a Netgear router behind it in access point mode, with my wired network behind that. I had to do a factory reset this morning which was a huge pain in the ass, I wound up having to reset both the access point and...
  17. R

    Question Router with bandwidth control on ethernet port

    Hi, I was wondering if I can get a list of routers that can do the following: Control bandwidth on each ethernet port. Monitor the bandwidth on each ethernet port showing how much data they have used because I have an allowance of 2TB per month. Monitor the bandwidth of each device connected...
  18. I

    Question TP-Link powerline adapters randomly stop working at night

    I've had a TP-LINK (Model: TL-PA2010) for a long time connected to my xbox one. It always worked fine, until some months ago when it started randomly disconnecting always at the same time (from about 9:00pm to about midnight, italian time, always at a random time between these hours once a day)...
  19. L

    Question Strange internet connection loss on specific systems

    So, straight to the point. Basically 1-2 times a day the internet connection in my computer and my brother's computer randomly cuts off. (Randomly cuts off and comes back by itself 3-4min later) Both are connected by cable and both show that there IS a connection but there really isn't. (Every...
  20. [SOLVED] Two routers, one ISP

    Hello! I have a weird question. I live in a student home with a router i cannot access to open ports and such. However i have my own router and i was wondering if i could disconnect the main router, put a switch and connect both my router and the main router. I guess this is possible, but will...