wifi extender

Forum discussion tagged with wifi extender.
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    Question How Can I Get Reliable Ethernet Connection Without Having A Router in My Room?

    I have a computer that I use for almost everything, from gaming to homework. The router in my house is downstairs and my room is upstairs, so for right now I am using a Wifi Extender and connecting ethernet through the wifi extender into my computer. However, the connection isn't the greatest as...
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    Question What wifi extender will I need to reach from House A to B,C and D (image)

    I am going on holiday with family and the place we're staying at only has wifi at the first house ( house A on the image).What wifi extender will I need to get to get the Wi-fi to house B,C and D ? The signal does not have to be amazing just for basic phone calls and social media . Should I get...
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    [SOLVED] Wifi extender with ethernet pass through

    Hi there, I have a question I couldn't find the answer anywhere....My setup: I have a router in room A. Archer C5, latest firmware (2015). I run a cable to the nearby room B, separated by a brick wall and I connect directly to my desktop. Now I have also a console in room B in opposite corner (=...
  4. awerdas

    [SOLVED] Help for setting up a router to a repeater

    Noob to networking and need a little help about setting up my extra router as a wifi repeater (TP-Link). Since my main router can't reach devices one floor above I'm thinking of making my old router as a repeater and put it on the second floor, the thing is I don't know how to set it up. The...
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    [SOLVED] Use network switch to power wifi extender on another floor

    Hey, everyone! It's my understanding that I can use a network switch to improve wifi extender service, but I need to be clear exactly how it works and if I need a particular sort of network switch. Right now I have a wifi-capable router in my office (main floor) and an extender (TP-Link AC750)...
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    [SOLVED] New wifi extender worked for about a day. Ethernet delivers same slow speeds.

    Hi, i'm brand new to the forums, and my knowledge on computers is somewhat limited, but have been digging around for solutions for my problem on here for a while now. Unfortunately, nothing seems to work. About 3 weeks ago, I did a few internet tests on a few of the pcs in my house. All of...
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    [SOLVED] Can I plug a Router into a Switch?

    This is my internet set up so far: I have a router that we plug in to from the shop downstairs. (We live above it) I have run an ethernet cable to a switch which I then run to my TV and Desktop. However a lot of our devices are wireless and the wifi is god awful, even downstairs its hit and...
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    Question Will this product solve my wifi problems?

    Hey guys, so i have been recently having WiFi problems as my internet is on the other side of the house to where my PC is located in my room. My house isn't massive and i get a decent connection from my room when no one else is using the WiFi, but as soon as someone watches Netflix or you tube...
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    [SOLVED] Convert Sim Based 4G router to Wifi Extender/Repeater

    Hi, I have an Alcatel MW40 4G Sim router laying around at home. I need a buy Wifi extender. Wanted to know if the MW40 router can be used as a Wifi repeater/extender. Any help would be appreciated.
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    [SOLVED] Is there a reason to buy a WiFi extender with better specs than my router?

    I’m planning on buying a WiFi extender (probably TP-link’s RE650). The extender’s specs and internet speed are better than my actual router, so would the extender be able to even get to it’s high speeds or is there no point buying an extender with better specs than my router?
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    [SOLVED] New wifi 6 (ax) routers compatible with tri-band ac range extenders?

    I recently bought a new WIFI 6 enabled router (Nighthawk AX8) because I dont often buy or consider new routers and wanted to set myself up for the future and replace my current 2012 Netgear router. Since most of my devices other than our new Iphones cannot utilize the new standard, I want to buy...
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    [SOLVED] Netgear C6250 Wifi Lag

    Hey, I currently am using the Netgear C6250 Modem here. I play CSGO, and I have had ping spikes for an eternity, I know that using wireless can cause ping spikes, so I decided to get a wifi extender( I cannot use a direct ethernet cable to my modem, as I live with my family and would have to...
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    [SOLVED] Hourly Disconnects

    I am currently on a Windows 10 machine plugged into a wifi extender. Every hour on the dot I will disconnect for about 10 seconds. I think it has something to do with my DHCP lease time and idk how to fix this issue. I tried logging into my optimum router and my wifi extender, but there weren't...
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    [SOLVED] Ethernet on a wifi extender vs regular wifi

    My WiFi isn't the best, in fact recently my download speed on places like steam have dropped to below 100kb/s. I would like to use Ethernet however thanks to my provider, the modem and router is in the front room away from where my PC is and i apparently can't move it. Ethernet cables won't...
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    Question TP-Link AC1200 WI-FI Range extender no upload speed

    So I have a wireless range extender connected with ethernet to my pc as it cannot accept wifi. The router is only 8 metres away through a wall and I seriously get 0 mbps upload speed from speedtest.net and only 0.1mbps on google. My download speed is a solid 29-30mbps and my ping is at 19ms. Is...
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    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...
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    Question Repeated Ethernet Disconnects (Year Long, Minus $250)

    Alright so this is a very long-lasting problem (almost year) and will be a long post, but hopefully, someone smarter than me can help me out, because I am all out of ideas. So, it all started out with me gaming and receiving random lag spikes in any of the games I played. I would also lag in...
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    Question What is faster?

    My desktop PC has no wifi card but I can't connect an ethernet cable directly from its LAN port to the router as it is too far away. So I bought a wifi extender and my ethernet cable is plugged into that. The router is only in the room directly underneath my bedroom so its not like the router is...
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    [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...
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    Question HELP WITH WIFI COVERAGE

    Hi guys. I need your help with covering my house with WiFi signal. I've tried with powerline adapters, but that had a very poor performance and i'd often loose the signal, probably due to the bad wiring issues. What i have is a 3 storey small house, and my phone line/internet/router is placed on...
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    Question Wifi Extender vs Powerline

    Hi all. I need some help , i need to connect my pc to wifi but i have no space for pcie wifi adapters and i have a usb wifi adapter but his performance is very poor , i receive middle to strong wifi signal with the usb adapter. The question is wich would be better a wifi extender and connect...
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    Question Wi-Fi extender randomly losing connection

    Hello, so recently I bought a Wi-Fi extender by tp-link but I came across a few issues. Here's my setup: I have a wifi router 3 rooms away from mine. I have no problem connecting to that said router from my room, but my connection is poor. So I installed this wifi extender. First installation...
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    [SOLVED] Can you hook up a cantenna to a WiFi range extender?

    Hi everyone. I was wondering, can you hook up a cantenna to a WiFi range extender? The benefit of doing this would be to get a significantly stronger WiFi signal by using a cantenna while at the same time not being required to have a computer (e.g. a laptop) connected to the cantenna via a...
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    USB to Ethernet

    My lAN internet speed is around 400-500Mbps (Mega-bits). However my laptop does not have an ethernet port. Will a USB type A (USB 3.1 Gen 1 port) to ethernet connector be able to deliver the internet speed!
  25. furkan68k18

    Some usb ports turn off after waking from sleep

    Hi I have a problem with my pc where after waking from sleep some of the ports don't seem to work. I have two USB ports on the front which always work. My keyboard and wireless mouse's adaptor is plugged into the back ports which work after waking from sleep, but my headset, which is also...
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    What CPU cooler do you recommend for my 8700k build

    Im going to be building a 8700k build after launch and i was wondering what CPU cooler to get. A really expensive one will probably be and upgrade later on. The case is the p400s with max clearance of 160mm, and i am currently looking at the Cryorig H7 and use it for the first couple of months...
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    Can I connect an Xbox 360 wireless controller to an HP mouse&keyboard receiver on my pc instead of the mouse?

    I've got a wireless Xbox 360 controller but no receiver for my PC. I do however have a receiver for HP mouse and keyboard but I'm using it only for the keyboard. I'm using Windows 7 and the receiver shows up as "USB Multimedia Cordless Kit" on the devices page. I tried updating the mouse drivers...
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    Canadian- Need PSU and GPU!

    I have a 200$ budget. I need a PSU and GPU. Im canadian so olease use Neweggs Canadian site ect.