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Routing issues with TP-Link Archer C5 AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Router

Q: Routing issues with TP-Link Archer C5 AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Router

I recently bought a new router, the TP-LINK Archer C5 AC1200 Dualband Gigabit Router. I have been having many issues with it. When I set it up, it runs incredibly slowly for the first hour but when it is up and running it is perfect. The issue is, it doesn't stay like this for more than an hour at most.

If I try to connect to Playstation Network, Xbox Live, or the Final Fantasy XIV data centers, it refuses to connect. Same happens when I try to access random websites such as Imgur, Chemical and Engineering News at the American Chemical Society, or Netflix. My other router has zero issues with this, but has continuous DNS errors that make using it near impossible unless there are only one or two devices connected at any one point.

Could someone please help?

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A: Routing issues with TP-Link Archer C5 AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Router

you may have a faulty new router
you may have a DNS issue thats showing differently on both

can we see a ipconfig /all from a PC please
ipconfig /all

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the information above those entries

For Windows 8 or Windows 10
To open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop.
Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.​
For windows version, XP, Vista, W7
Hold the Windows key and press R

Now type CMD

Now press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):​
In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt ​
It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will now be highlighted
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

Now go back to the forum - goto the reply and then right click in the reply box and paste the results.
The results from the notepad should now appear in the forum reply.

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Recently I upgraded the OS on my desktop from XP to Win 7. With XP I had no problem accessing by LAN cable the USB HDD attached to an Archer C9 dual band router. Under Win 7 I don't seem to able to make It work, I am not very network savvy to say the least. I found thread 82659 on the TP LINK dual band forum which to me seems relevant but I don't get how the connection between the shared folder and the server is set up, even if that is what am missing. I want to be able to access all the folders/files on the C9 USB HDD. This HDD is shared successfully with all my other devices over wifi.

I some kind soul could connect the dots for me or show the way it will be much appreciated.

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Hello all!

About a year and a half ago I purchased a beast of a router to expand my internet capabilities (or something like that). When I got the thing it worked amazing! I had 0 issues with it for the longest time. But now things are a bit different.

Router: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B016EWKQAQ/ref=oh_aui...

About 4-6 months ago I moved from my previous house-(located in a subdivision within town) to a new "trailer home" located quite a ways out from town. I moved in and setup my router with no issue! It worked like a charm. Fast forward about 6 months later; the darn thing won't work! I called my ISP's and they said it's because the router is a dual band router and will not work with their services. But the thing is it was working for such a long time with no issues! I still would love to use this nice router out here but if there is nothing I can do I guess I must invest in a mediocre router.

The problem I'm having is the WAN light is lit a pink color. If I unplug the cord from modem it turns a deep RED.
Please if anyone can help, it would be much obliged. Thanks

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Will I damage the RF output circuit of a dual band wi-fi router if I attach an antenna that is only designed for the 2.4 gHz? band?

A:Attaching single band external antenna to dual band wi-fi router.

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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400.

I am trying to get a signal out in my garage at the opposite end of my router location. I am getting 1 bar and "poor" signal. I downloaded inSSIDer to analyse my signal and I notice that my "Wireless Network (5GHz a/n)" is not broadcasting anything. The checkbox for "Enable SSID Broadcast" is checked.

I have very limited knowledge of this stuff but it seems to me that if it is a dual band that I should be seeing 2 different signals, right?

All I see is this: Wireless Network (2.4GHz b/g/n)

I have attached screenshot of my settings

Can someone help me out with this? Thanks, Joe

A:Netgear Router WNDR3400 Dual Band only getting 1 band??

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My Billion BiPAC 7800VDOX Dual Band Wireless VoIP ADSL2+ Router has two bands:  2.4GHz and 5GHz.  and is wirelessly connected to my laptop OMEN by HP Laptop PC  17-w007tx.  It always shows as connected via 5GHz band only.  My laptop also shows 5GHz band only in the list of available networks;  2.4GH does not show up in the list of available networks.  It is not so in my other laptop which is also connected to the same router and that laptop shows both the bands in the list of available networks.  Thus, I can choose to connect to any of the two bands as per my choice. I have tested the router and it is working perfectly; there is nothing wrong with it.I wonder what can possibly be wrong in my OMEN laptop that it does not show both the bands which it should. At times, when I click to open the list of available networks, 2.4GHz may appear momentarily only and then disappears; thus I can not choose it for connection. I would appreciate any help to resolve this issue so that my OMEN laptop shows both the bands in the list of available networks so as to choose either one for connection.

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I have just bought a D-Link DWA-160 A2 network adapter and it is really slow.
I have been using a D-Link DWA-125 N 150 A2 for a while now and it is faster, getting a higher signal.

My new network adapter is suppose to be faster.
The only thing I can think of is that the software coming with the adapter never installed. I get an error: Wireless adapter not found! Please insert the adapter now.
Thing is, the driver is installed and I can surf the internet.

I did some speedtest net tests and I see that my DWA-125 A2 is faster. How can this be possible?

Thank you!

A:D-Link NWA-160 A2 Dual band slow

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It seems like and od question, but those anybody knows if I can connect and USB Hub to the USB port on this router and use lets say a printer and a external HDD at the same time to share on the network. Also I don't have the unit at the moment just planning to get one.
Thanks for the replies.

A:D-Link Extreme N Dual Band

Check the manual on the D Link site, and I think you'll find that they recommend against using a USB hub. I believe the USB port is meant for a single device.

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Hi, my computer used to work fine until I installed yesterday a D-Link USB wireless adapter. After the installation of the software, I received a blue screen indicating : DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL that is refering to anodlwfx.sys.

The computer restarted and windows indicated that it has recover from an unexpected shutdown which details indicated :
Problem event name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Local ID: 4105
BCCode: d1
OSVersion: 6_1_7601
Service pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

I've uninstalled everything.

Since then, the computer generate a BlueScreen afer 2-3 minutes of the reboot. I'm also able to use all softwares but it generate a BlueScreen a few seconds after.

If I boot the computer and let it idle, it get a BlueScreen after 2-3 minutes and it reboot automatically and go on like this indefinitely.

I'm using Windows 7. It is at the latest update. I'm attaching the SF .zip file to this thread. Thank you for your support.

A:BSOD after installing a D-Link Dual Band USB adapter

Hi Cplc welcome to SevenForum

Did you install using the disc ? If so uninstall the software and reinstall from the manufacture's website

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Hello Guys.

Desperate for help, I'm at my whits end!

My router stops internet access on the network even though the router says the internet is connected! It happens when my laptop, connected on the 2.4GHz network, connects to a P2P service. The only way to re-establish the internet is a router reboot. I also have a computer wired into the router and this sometimes freezes the internet on the network when in use, not doing anything in particular. The router has 4 wired connections (never all of them calling for bandwidth at the same time). Then multiple connections across the 2.4 and 5GHz wireless network.

Also when my Sky HD box (connected to the 2,4GHz network) is downloading anything, the router behaves strangely. I can be on my PS4 (wired to router) online and as soon as the Sky box begins a download I will be thrown out of party chat online but still play a game online, although very laggy.

It's just I've never had any problems with routers like this before and I'm wondering whether my router maybe faulty. It's maybe 3 or 4 months old now and there's always been problems.

I just wondered what you guys think as I have no idea where to begin with finding out what's going on.

Thank you

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Hello, I currently have a wireless WRT54G router in my home. I have a laptop wirelessly connected, one computer wired, and three more wirelessly connected, all with G adapters ATM. So that is a total of 5 computers wireless and one wired.

I was thinking about as a Christmas present for myself upgrading to the new N networking. However, I would keep all the G adapters, except for one, which I would put into the laptop. Do you think I would see an increase in speed in the N laptop?

Also, I am using Comcast High Speed Internet. Do you think I should get the Dual-Band N Wireless Router, or the Ultra RangePlus Wireless N Router? I am not sure how the 5 gig band works, or what it is exactly, but I thought it would be nice to have for the future? IDK? Also what about the 310N router? Just a thought. Thanks!

What do you think I should do in my situation? Thanks. Please feel free to ask me any questions!

A:Should I upgrade to N Dual-Band? Which N router should I get if so?

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Hi all -
I have a couple of questions if someone has some time to help.

I just purchased a new wireless router (Belkin N600) and it has dual bands 2.4 & 5.

It has the option to name each band's SSID differently. I currently have them set to the same name.

Here are my questions:
1. If the components in my house are set to pick up and log into the SSID by default, will they automatically connect to whichever on is faster or less busy, or will they just log into one?

2. Should I be naming the SSID's differently and specifying which components connect to each one?

Does it make a difference?
For reference, here's what's accessing the router:
2 TiVo's
1 Logitech Revue
1 PS3
2 Laptops
2 Tablets

Thoughts? Am I overthinking this? If everything is working fine now, should I just leave it, or can I improve performance somehow?


A:Dual Band Router Question

Surely some of those devices only have 'a' or only have b,g or n adapters, so will only connect to the corresponding network. I have no experience with dual band adapters so I don't know what options you have with those. If I did have dual bands I would probably be naming the networks differently and would tell each device to which network I wanted to connect.

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I was thinking of picking up a dual band router during the coming Black Friday sale, but really don't know which to buy or how much I really need to spend.

Right now I'm using a D-Link 655 running on a 25Mpbs connection. I game once in a while, but my main concern is streaming HD video from my main PC to my upstairs PC for my parents. I may also cut Cable at a future date and use the internet for all my TV programing.

I have look at two router so far, a higher end D-Link DIR-880L with up to 600Mbps (2.4GHz) + 1300Mbps (5GHz) speeds and a D-Link DIR-826L with 300Mbps (2.4GHz) + 300Mbps (5GHz).

Is there any benefit of getting a router with a higher transmission rate? since my connection is only 25Mbps or am I just paying extra for a whole bunch of nothing?

I am open to any brand of router, so please suggest ones you had good experiences with. I just looked at the D-Link cause the DIR-655 worked very well.


A:Help choosing a dual band router

Don't think you'll get any better internet speeds because even 802.11g is at least twice the speed of your internet connection ( 54Mbps) and 802.11n up to 600 Mbps. So, you know, "The weakest link in a chain" saying ? and "Speed of a convoy is the speed of slowest ship". 5GHz range of frequencies is also more sensitive to interference by walls and other obstructions.

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I was having issues with my old router so I got a new linksys AC1200. I have some devices that use 5.0 and they're working fine but my other devices are very sporadic and only work for maybe 30 seconds before losing connectivity then start working after another 30 seconds or so. Wired devices work fine

A:Dual band router devices work on 5 ghz but not 2.4

If you have a Windows PC with the problem ...

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with a screen shot see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows Vista or latter I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

Identify your network if it is not obvious.

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I have a dual band wireless router with 2.4ghz and 5.0ghz using the N standard. I am purchasing a laptop soon. What kind of wireless card will I need to access the the 5.0ghz frequencies? Do I need to have a dual band wireless card or will just a N standard wireless card suffice to see the 5.0 ghz? My work laptop with a "G" wireless card recognizes the 2.4ghz band only, which makes sense.

A:Dual Band Router --what type of card?

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i have tp-link WDR4300 Dual Band Router. I have installed open-wrt on it. Working perflectly for more than 10 months now.

today morning, 2.4gz network stopped working, none of my devices using this band not getting wifi. Network will show up, b devices won't be able to connect. 5gz network though, is working perfectly, one of my laptops use it.

1- please share how do I solve that.
2- one added issue is that I am unable to login into my open-wrt web interface. i found online that is the address for that, but i just get 'no page foiund' from my browser, even when connecting lpatop with wired connection to router. Any help, to connect to webUI of my OpenWRT interface?
3- in worst case, with no access to webUI of open-WRT, how do i revert back to original tp-link firmware?

thaks in advance..

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Hi Guys,
Newbie here....hello to everyone! I have an HP Pavilion g6 laptop that has a Ralink 802.11 b/g/n wifi adapter. I have a Netgear dual band router with 2 different SSID's for n and g bands. Problem is my laptop connects to g without any problem but does not 'see' the n band. Laptop will see and connect to the n band if I connect a Netgear usb wifi adapter, but I don't want to do that if possible. I checked my b/g/n/ adapter on device manager and all is ok. Any ideas??? Thanks in advance

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Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -1988 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 690929 MB, Free - 600120 MB; D: Total - 20210 MB, Free - 312 MB; E: Total - 4054 MB, Free - 1098 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 166F
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A:Solved: 802.11n laptop not connecting to dual band router

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I have a ATT/Uverse Gateway (router) and want to switch it with a better dual or 3 band router. Are all routers the same?

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The Linksys EA4500 Dual-Band N900 Router is really high tech.Because of this, will there be any compatibility issues with wireless devices that try to connect with it? Like laptops, ios systems, gaming systems, etc.

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   I meet a issue on win7 Professional(Service Pack1) as connecting to a wireless router supported dual bands(2.4G & 5G). After one SSID get PBC prompt, other can't get PBC prompt on win7.  
   But click two SSID(2.4G or 5G) can both get PBC prompt on win10.Pls help check why Only one SSID can get PBC prompt on win7 and other can't get PBC prompt on win7. Then
win10 has no this issue. Thanks<o:p></o:p>
The steps are in the following. 
1.enable 2.4G & 5G wps on wireless router
2.click "Connect" button to connect a 2.4G SSID firstly in win7's Wireless Network Connection (not choose "Connect automatically")<o:p></o:p>
3.win7 will get 2.4G PBC promt that display "You can also connect by pushing the button on the router"

4.win7 fail to get 5G PBC promt(pic1 no ""You can also connect by pushing the button on the router") if click "Connect"
button to connect a 5G SSID later<o:p></o:p>
5.Reboot win7, then click 5G SSID to try to connect 5G firstly
6.Win7 get 5G PBC prompt and fail to get 2.4G PBC prompt later if click 2.4G SSID.<o:p></o:p>
We find WIN7 client also meet this issue in following dual-band routers ( 2.4G & 5G wifi chips are same vendor)<o:p></o:p>
Netgear R8500(2.4G BCM4366+5G BCM4366)
Netgear R8000(2.4G BCM43602+5G BCM43602)
ASUS AC-1200 (2.4G MT7612EN+5G M... Read more

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So my girlfriend and I just inherited her dad's Netgear WNDR3700v3. They said the power switch on their surge protector got cycled one day and suddenly the router stopped broadcasting its SSID. After swapping out the router they still had various wireless connectivity / general internet issues, so they got their ISP out and found that specific issue was on their side... I'm not really network savi, for whatever reason, but I know that SSID broadcasting has to be on and the Wireless Radio has to be on. Both boxes are checked for both bands in the router setup and the indicator light is solid-on on the front panel of the router, yet I still can not detect the signal on our phones. What's really strange is that after putting a hardline from the router to my computer I can connect via my computer's WiFi... What could it be?

Thanks in advance.

A:NETGEAR Dual Band Wireless Router Not Broadcasting SSID (Yes! The box is checked!)

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Hello,I have been having serious problems with my HP Pavilion 17 Notebook's WiFi driver. It first began with periodic disconnects when I was using Windows 8.1. When I would close the notebook it would disconnect from WiFi, and every few hours it would disconnect as well. (Connection to my router would display a yellow exclamation point, say limited, and all other networks would disappear from view).More recently, within the past week, the disconnects have become far more frequent. I'm talking every 10 minutes or so. Now it's at the point where the lap top is simply unusable.In the past I would just go into devices through the control panel, and disable then enable the Ac3160 driver and that would seem to do the trick to get me through the day. However, now that simply does not work. I am at my wit's end.Yesterday I updated to Windows 10 to see if that would alter the way the driver is behaving - nope.I have unchecked any boxes in power management settings that would disable network connection to save power.I have updated the driver.I could definitely use some help! Thank you.

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Hello, I still have problems concerning my TP-LINK archer d-20 router. Since I bought the first one on Mars, it was losing internet configuration after a period of time, and I had to set it again in, as if it was newly bought and not configured. I changed this one with an identical one (it was in warranty) but after a period of time, the problem came again. My computers connected are not infected. Could it be a bug of the whole Archer d-20 routers group?

A:Troubles with Archer d-20 router

Have you check for firmware updates?

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Hello, I bought a new Cisco Linksys E2500, Advanced Dual-Band N Router. I am going to convert from wired ports around the house to wireless. And received a new tablet and I must go wireless now. I have not set up the new tablet as yet. The new router has a 5Ghz band and 2.4 GHz band. I gave each band it's own user name and password. However, my wireless signal can only bring up the 2.4GHz. I called Linksys and they said the 5GHz was for heavy gaming and the 2.4 was for every day wireless use. I am not a gamer. Would there be a reason to keep this split type of gigahertz? I have tried to connect to the 5GHz band but it automatically defaults to the 2.4 band. Is the speed slower on the 2.4GHz band? Thank you!

A:Cisco Linksys E2500, Advanced Dual-Band N Router (2.4GHz only works)

Hi Aurora,

It all depends on the receiver each device has. Some devices have 2.4GHz and some have 5GHz.

For example, my phone can pick up 5GHz, whilst my PC can only pick up 2.4GHz.

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Hey guys, I just upgraded the wireless card in my laptop to the Intel AC1200 7260.HMWWB. Based on my research, I thought this card would be pretty much backward compatible with every router specs... im still using a DLink DI-624. I see the available connection but.. cant connect. So it almost seems that my laptop's wireless is in worse shape now.. before it was sporadic but now with the updated and recommended card, I cant connect. Could this be an incompatibility issue with my router?

Networking is something I dont have much experience in so Im hoping someone here can assist me a bit...

A:Will Intel AC1200 (7260.HMWWB) work with D-Link 624?

Yes it's fairly typical to have compatibility problems between the newer wireless ac and older n devices.

I see these problems here all the time although it seems that some here refuse to believe it despite seeing evidence to the contrary over and over again.

I've seen the problem with some of my own hardware not to mention hundreds of similar complaints on these forums.

Updating the firmware on the router might help in this case.

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I have an M93P tiny with the intel 7260 wifi card, it is a single band with blue tooth. Searching the internet I found a 7260 HMW AN that is DUal Band and with Bluetooth. However when I installed the card I got 2 BEEPS from the speaker and no display!! I reinstalled the orignal card and all worked as it should. I have another M93P tiny with DUAL Band and BT. I checked the card WIFI card to see what the model is and it is a Intel Centrino Advanced N-6235ANHMW P/N: 04W3777. I searched EBAY and can find plenty of the same type ,m but none have the P/N 04w377?? I wonder if anyone has changed the WIFI card to upgrade to the DUAL Band with Bluetooth? If so please send the exact model numbers .ThanksRob

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Hi there!

So about 2 months ago, I purchased the AC53 when I moved in to a house share.
We have Virgin Media SuperHub that does both 2.4ghz and 5ghz.
When I installed it, it worked fine and connected excellently to the 5G band, a few days ago however the 5G connection disappeared off my list and now it always connects me to the 2.4ghz band.

Tried resetting my SuperHub and re-installing the drivers and software utility for the AC53 but alas it doesn't show. My phone however can find and connect to the 5G band.

I'm a bit confused as where to go from here!

Any help would be much appreciated!

A:ASUS USB-AC53 Dual Band - Can't detect 5Ghz band

After re-installing you can't connect at all or just only connect to 2.4?

Can you run ipconfig /all and post back the results.
Click Start, in the search box type cmd, under programs right click on cmd and select "Run as Administrator".
In the command prompt window type ipconfig /all and press enter.
Next right click within the command prompt and select "Select All" press enter.
Paste the results back in this thread.

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OK, this is my first time being a part of or using a tech related forum so here it goes:

I'm trying to help save a neighbor some money by fixing their wireless network.

WNDR3700 Dual band Netgear router.

2.4ghz wireless b/g/n with enabled SSID broadcast, channel=auto, mode set to 130Mbps
WPA-TKIP + WPA2-AES. wireless isolation is not enabled.

5Ghz wireless a/n enabled SSID broadcast, channel = 44, Mode is up to 300Mbps
No security encription. (i know...bad, but the lady has lots of kids and family members coming
and going from the house so she doesn't want one encripted). Video network enabled

Both Radio frequencies are enabled, fragment and CTS/RTS set to max

WPS settings = keep existing.

IPv6 not enabled, No repeating is enabled, No guest networks are enabled(however ssid broadcast is enabled for guest profile 1)
The problem, and reason for fixing the problem is that the 2.4 Ghz band light on the router is ON however the SSID is not being seen by any client in the house. the netgear interface says it is on and working. the neighbor needs the 2.4ghz band to work because the printer is wireless and will only recognize 2.4Ghz SSIDs. Also they have older nintendo DS clients they would like to use on the network.

During the day the 5 Ghz band works with very seldom (1-2) disconnects while the 2.4 Ghz band wont be visible to any device. in the evening both bands will come online, and very often will every computer get disconnected from either, the 5Ghz band wi... Read more

A:Dual band broadcasting problem, only 1 band works at a time.

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Running win xp on both pcs.

I need a solution to get this lan going!

I have a smc router attached to a switch from SMC GS8 with 1gbps (8 ports).

I have 2 pcs connected to the switch and this switch is comnnected to router

I have cat5e cables.

I need an ftp or something good to get the gigabit lan working with gbps transfers. I have 2 pci cards from Surecom in (one in) each computer with gbps support.

So, i know i cannot get the gbps from the windows interface... so i need another solution.

My intention is to transfer files from pc to pc, what can i do, an ftp, what?
Thanks a lot!!!!!

A:Gigabit lan with switch gigabit and router - how to transfer files

you need a working router/gateway, and the computers have to have valid IP configs (can they ping each other). then you can do the 'ol \\pcname command in your exploreer windows to brose the other pc.

My intention is to transfer files from pc to pc, what can i do, an ftp, what?Click to expand...

FTP is an acronym for file transfer protocol and is used for internet transfers. you needn't worry about this.

unless you need the extra ports on the switch, you'd be able to plug the two computers right into the router.

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Dear Tech Support Guys,

I have a Gigabit Capable Router. The Router being the NETGEAR WNR3500L Model. Which you can view from here... http://www.netgear.com/home/products/wirelessrouters/work-and-play/WNR3500L.aspx

I also have a Gigabit Capable NIC Card. The NIC Card being the TRENDnet TEG-PCITXR Model. Which you can view from here... http://www.trendnet.com/products/proddetail.asp?prod=140_TEG-PCITXR&cat=14

I also have the connection between both the NIC Card and the Router using FastEthernet Cabling (Hence: Category 5e). I am aware that Category 5e can support Gigabit connections. When both me and another one purchased the Gigabit Capable Router and NIC Card we connected to the NETWORK at 1.0 Gbps. A few months down the road, and now we both can only connect at 10.0 Mbps. We have both tried uninstalling, reinstalling, updating the drivers/software/NIC Card. We have also tried changing the cables in which connect from the NIC Card to the Router. I am aware that I will not connect to the internet at 1.0 Gbps, but I want to connect to the network at 1.0 Gbps. But what also is baffling is the fact that if we use the integrated NIC Card via the MotherBoard in which came with the computer as a whole we can connect to the network at 100.0 Mbps.

We are now aware the problem may not be the Gigabit Capable NIC Card but quite possibly the "Gigabit" Capable Router. We have QoS (Quality-Over-Service) Enabled on the Router, which should not affect the Connection Speed v... Read more

A:Not Connecting At Gigabit Speed With Gigabit Router

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What is the highest speed possible when connecting the wireless-AC wifi card to a wireless-N router? My wireless-N machines get 100Mbps speeds on my wireless-N router but the wireless-AC machine only gets 35Mbps.  I understood "AC" to be backwards compatible with "N".  Is does connect but the speed is much lower than the "N" equiped machines. Do I actually need an "AC" router?

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A:T440s Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 with wireless-N router

there are lots of problems wih the Intel 7260 card, it's not just you, issues are slow speeds, disconnects, no data transferred at all.

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i am having a problem with a new netgear AC1200 WIFI router Model R6120 and was hoping to get some help. I had a Linksys cicso WRT110 router that went bad last week. I went to Wal-Mart and bought the netgear AC1200. I hooked it up to a dell e6400 latitude running windows 7 pro and I cannot get it to connect to the internet using a DSL modem.

I can see the router when you click on the icon in the lower right corner that displays the wireless connections. I opened the network and sharing center and selected the "set up a new connection or network" and set up a home connection. I am not sure if I did this correctly.
when you open a IE browser to connect to the internet, the netgear routerlogin screen displays. it states that I did not have a connection to the internet and the netgear genie asked if it should create the connection. I responded yes and the genie started doing the work and then displayed something about a PPPoE connection and asked for my signon and password. I did not remember so I called the DSL provider and they gave it to me. I enter these credentials and the genie responded that the credentials were invalid. I contacted the netgear support and that guy was not much help. he tried some things and when it came to entering the username and password for the PPPoE connection and we received the invalid message, he said that it might be a bad router an that I should take it back and get a new one.

my question is - is there something that I am ... Read more

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Yikes! I have 12 documents to print immediately and I can't see what I'm doing wrong.

I have a MacBook Pro laptop.

My printer is a Samsung 620ND Laser Printer.

Can someone walk me through this before my meltdown has a meltdown. The documents I have to print are to receive a job offer and I can't get the damn things printed!



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I would like YOUR Recommendation / Opinion on whether I need single band or dual band.

Currently, I have an 802.11b / g single band.

ISP is cable; high speed, sort of; > 10 MBPS; < 80 MBPS

Home network

No gaming

File & printer sharing

W7, Vista, XP Home & XP Pro

Thanks for your opinion.


A:single band vs dual band 802.11 N

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From what i hear d-link routers are suppossed to be easy to set up but thats not what im finding . any way i recently bought a d-link wbr-2310 wireless router and upgraded my internet to hughes net 1 mb service, when i connect my (xp home) computer direcly to the modem the internet works fine, but through the router i will only have connection for a short period of time even if running through the ethernet port , i can always access the router even when the internet connection goes bad so what is configured wrong ?.i have gone throught the setup wizzard more times then i can count and also manually configured the connection countless times . any help would be appreciated as im at my witts end

A:D-link router issues

Reset the router and try connecting to the internet without running any setup software

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Hi all I got a TP-link Tl-WDR4900 (N900) Router that actually seems to work fine but I got a yellow triangle in control panel / devise manager see pic below, tried to update driver but it seems tp-link have stopped support for this model ??? I not had long and was ?80 quid ish, I did get email support but was rubbish advise nearly destroyed my installation of windows manage to get back to square one but still got the triangle ???

reason for wanting triangle to be fixed one it should be, two think this is why I am having trouble with an external drive im trying to format in fat 32 ...... any help advice welcome

A:TP-Link Router issues

Hello web I see you have been waiting for a while and yes I see what you mean by lack of support. I have a TP-Link modem router of a fair vintage now and I got really good support back then.
But if yours is fairly new then I would just contact them direct again - I had to when setting mine up and they were quite helpful.

Now you didn't say if the device came with any software?? The other option and I know you have just spent a bit of money on this thing is to get a modem / router the TP-Link TD-W8950N Wireless N 150 ADSL2+ out here is only $33 and this - TP-Link TD-W8970 300Mbps Wireless N Gigabit ADSL2+ Modem Router is $79 plus there is stuff in between then you have the whole show in one spot. Me I like cabled stuff and this one does both wifi and Ethernet cable.

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Hello, I just got my E560 on 9/27/16. It has windows 7, 64 pro installed. I plugged in the battery and waited an hour or so before turning the system on. Everything booted ok and I entered my hidden router for my wifi. Unfortuanly, it would not connect. I finally dug out an old ethernet cable to hook up and test the system and download some software. I then unhid my router and still was not able to find it. Everyones router in the neigborhood showed up but mine. I call tech support but they claimed that it was my routers software. I have 4 other devices working just fine on the wifi and I even set my printer up for wifi while the router was hidden with no problem. I checked the Lenovo site for updates but the system said everything was up to date. I went to the Intel site and downloaded their current driver for this card. The laptop finally noticed the router while it was unhidden and I again hid the router and rebooted my Laptop. This cured the problem. However, I was displeased with Customer service they tried to tell me it was a problem with my router and not the system and all my drivers shipped from the factory were up to date. I hope this will help anyone who has a similar problem.

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I have a D-Link WBR-1310 router and im trying to connect to tha net via Cavalier dsl but for some reason tha Router isnt getting tha info it needs.. tried calling D-link customer service but as always tha problem wasnt solved... i actually got it to work but then i had to change tha network settings so that its secure and it didnt work since and tha dsl works perfect when connected directly to tha computer (in fact im on it now writing this) so im at a lost... tried messing around with router settings... upgraded firmware so its up to date... still nothin..

after reseting router to factory settings this is what tha WAN on my status page reads:


MAC Address : 00-1e-58-f2-93-88 (after i clone my cpu MAC address this changes everything else stay tha same)
Connection : DHCP Client Disconnected (tried renewing but it always says ip timeout or somthing of that nature)
IP Address :
Subnet Mask:
Default Gateway:

tried everything yet tha router still seems to not get tha info it needs for me to connect... any suggestions

A:Solved: D-link Router Issues!!

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I just bought a Lenovo Ideapad with Windows 7. I can't get a wireless connection to work with my D-Link DI-524. Are there any methods to get this to work with Win 7 or are there compatibility issues?

A:Win7 compatibility issues with D-Link router?

Windows compatibility center - see:http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibi...x?type=Softwaresays your D-link is compatible with both 32bit and 64bit versions of Win 7.Have a look at this site and go down to the Dec16 2009 entries.

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I apologies first, I am at work and am giving detail from memory.

I got the a new D-Link DIR-655 Extreme N Gigabit Wireless Router. I set it up two weeks ago. Everything went smooth with the exception of it not "finding" the router for a few minutes during set up. Got it all working, wireless and wired connections worked fine.

Asked my friend who has a router that can also do QoS. He entered the router remotely from his house to help me set it up so I would have priority over other connections in the house. He said he was going to change it so I have a static IP so any QoS things he sets up will be for my IP, makes sense. Router restarts after changing some settings and my computer hasn't been able to connect to the internet since. We tried setting everything back to normal as it was before. Did all sorts of command prompt IP release, renew, netsh winsock reset, some others I can't remember off hand nothing helped.

Any ideas? Any other information that I should provide?

A:Solved: D-Link Router Issues or maybe my computer

Forgot to mention that I was able to access the router from my computer when I was not able to get online.

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My Windows 7 Samsung laptop can detect my wireless D-LINK router, but when I try to connect I merely get a "windows was unable to connect to dlink" message and a button to troubleshoot. I was able to connect to the router a few hours ago. Other wireless devices can still connect to the router.

A:Solved: Issues with connecting to D-LINK router

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I have a Gateway desktop computer with Windows XP. I have internet service through Comcast and my connection is strong; however, I am unable to view any web pages. I have a wireless router (D-Link WBR1310) for a second computer in the house and was working on getting that computer up and running with a USB wireless and reset my wireless router and now neither computer has access to the internet. I have reviewed all of my settings and have gone to the wireless router set-up page and have reviewed those settings. Everything seems to be fine. Can somebody please assist me quickly?

A:D-Link Wireless Router WBR1310 internet connection issues

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Hi, the router to be configured is a D-Link DIR-655. I'm trying to create a route from a VPN ip to the VPN server in my LAN. Anyhow, the D-Link does not let me create routing within the LAN. Are there any solutions or workarounds for this?

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Hi, looking for some help. I am trying to create a static route on the TP-Link TD-W8950ND router, however am a little confused about the interface I should use. The default gateway on the route is another router on the LAN. I have a choice to use interface pppoe (telstra), LAN/br01 (bridge) or no interface. I was assuming I didn't need to use any interface as this is not a bridge setup and is on the LAN, but when I select "no interface" it doesn't save the static route settings.

Also, when I select LAN/br01, the routing saves but doesn't actually work (tracert shows not going through the right router).
Any suggestions?

A:Routing on TP-Link TD-W8950ND

Just bumping

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So I have this D-Link DSL-2740B ADSL Modem/Router and I would need it to work as a router now but I just can't make it happen...
I connect the line with the internet connection to port 1 and then my computer to port 2 and the laptop to the wireless ofc.. My computer says that it has a internet connection but when I for ex ping the router or laptop 100%loss and also when i try to connect to the router via firefox (using then it times out...and then ofc when I try to get to any webpages it just times out...and all this time my computer says that it is connected to a network with internet access.

So what to do? -should I change some settings (that I just haven't found yet) or what?
P.S. when I "RTFM" (use the d-link hints and help) it just says something like "Here you can find various settings for routing." or something like that -_-

A:D-Link routing problems

I connect the line with the internet connection to port 1 and then my computer to port 2 and the laptop to the wireless ofc..Click to expand...

The phone line should go into the port marked "DSL". Everything else (computers, printer, etc.) will be connected to port 1-4 or via wireless.

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i have 12 computers running in my office,
9 at 2nd floor connected to Cisco SG200-26 port Gigabit Smart Switch
and 3 (including my file server) at the ground floor connected to Belkin 8 port gigabit unmanaged switch.

the entire connection is done using CAT-6 cables, for gigabit connection throughout...
i need to configure 4 of my pcs with link aggression (as only 4 LAGs can be created in SG200-26)
3 pcs on 2nd floor, and my file server on ground floor. the problem is

1st pc configured perfectly, (showing 2gbps connection),
and since my server is at ground level, so i pulled up 2 cat-6 cables directly from my cisco router to my server
so as to connect it in LAG, but the problem is, its only showing 200mbps connection rather then 2gbps connection...
the length per cable from cisco to server is around 21mts, so needed to know how to connect it to 2gbps connection??? am i doing something wrong or LAG doesnt work on so long cables???

help needed


A:Cisco SG200-26, Link Aggression Gigabit problem???

Quote: Originally Posted by angelTDW

i have 12 computers running in my office,
9 at 2nd floor connected to Cisco SG200-26 port Gigabit Smart Switch
and 3 (including my file server) at the ground floor connected to Belkin 8 port gigabit unmanaged switch.

the entire connection is done using CAT-6 cables, for gigabit connection throughout...
i need to configure 4 of my pcs with link aggression (as only 4 LAGs can be created in SG200-26)
3 pcs on 2nd floor, and my file server on ground floor. the problem is

1st pc configured perfectly, (showing 2gbps connection),
and since my server is at ground level, so i pulled up 2 cat-6 cables directly from my cisco router to my server
so as to connect it in LAG, but the problem is, its only showing 200mbps connection rather then 2gbps connection...
the length per cable from cisco to server is around 21mts, so needed to know how to connect it to 2gbps connection??? am i doing something wrong or LAG doesnt work on so long cables???

help needed


Are you using auto-MDIX to automatically detect the speed and duplex settings? Sometimes it can fail and default to half duplex 100Mbps speed. If you haven't done so already I would hardcode the speed and duplex settings on both sides so that you know 1000Mbps is being used. I am confident that the link aggregation is working however it is just an issue with speed.

Also, are you using the CLI to manage your switch at all? Is it running IOS? If yo... Read more

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