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Oct 2, 2012

I want to save energy. How can I turn off the Linksys N300 range extender at  night. Can just unplug or will this screw things up.Is there a button

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Oct 21, 2012

I have decided to buy belkin n600 router. my question is can i connect Belkin wireless range extender n300 to belkin n 600 for beater coverage. is this possible ? if possible how many extender i can connect to the router and also can i connect extender with wire and wireless.

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Dec 28, 2012

I have a N300 router I would like to put in another part of my house to repeat the signal from my N600 at the other end of the house. Is this possible? If so, how do I set up the N300?

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Jun 10, 2013

I have a Belkin N300 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender but the signal light is always amber and I have difficulty connecting to the N300 wi-fi. Can I use a wired Ethernet cable to connect to it rather than it picking up the existing weak Wi-Fi signal?

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Jan 17, 2013

Can I put more than one N300 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender on my home network?

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May 1, 2012

I first want to say I "think" I might be posting in the wrong forums for this question, but because I'm not really sure what the proper terminology for this is, I thought it best to ask here.
I have recently upgraded my router for my home network from an old Linksys WRT54GS G router, to a new E2500 N router.  I have heard/read that it is possible to reconfiqure my old router to act as a range extender for my network but I am unclear how to do so.  I think this may be the same thing as an access point, but all the FAQ's I've found seem to have this work as a solo device, not as a device on existing network.  I have my e2500 setup with the modem in my study and broadcasting from there, and would like to use my old G router set up as a range extender to be located in the front living room area and picking up the network signal and rebroadcasting from there without a modem or computer attached. 

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Dec 26, 2012

I have a WRT120N that doesn't provide a great signal in one corner of my house.  I wanted to setup a Range Extender to allow it to reach that area better.  I have tried looking around on here but am not having any luck finding one that says it will be compatible or how to set it up. 

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Oct 11, 2012

Can I use the WIRELESS 150 ROUTER DIR-600 as repeater or WLAN range extender?

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Feb 1, 2013

My main router is connected to the modem and is an E4500 (upstairs on one end of house). It has a wired connection to the E2500 (downstairs on the other end of the house). I want the same SSID transmitted from both routers.
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Apr 10, 2012

I'm using the e4200 in a big old house with lots of walls, including rooms separated with brick.   Wiring access points would be difficult given the problem of pulling wires.  I do have lots of kids and devices connected including DirecTv, iphones, ipads, laptops, and PS3. Is there a range extender? Do I care if an extender only supports 2.4Mhz if I use the same SSID anyway?

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Aug 26, 2012

I recently upgraded from E1500 to EA4500.Can I utilize my E1500 as a wireless range extender for the EA4500?I would like to setup my E1500 in my back bedroom to repeat the signal of the EA4500 in my living room.Can this be done wirelessly without connecting an ethernet cable between the two routers?

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Aug 26, 2011

I have 8mbs down/1 mbs up service through a cable modem (WOW).  We've been using a WRT320N wireless router with great success.  I haven't checked true transfer rates, but when I do a speed test (url...), I pretty consistently get the speeds we are paying for.  There's a room I wanted to use as an office but the signal didn't reach there.  I just set up a WRE54G range expander.  It is talking to the router and my compter.  I have internet access but the speeds are considerably slower (<1mbs down/<0.4 mbs up) than what I get on the other computer that's talking directly to the router.  I've looked for specs on data rates on the WRE54G and can't find them, but I can't image they're that slow.  Can this be because I'm using a G expander with an N router?

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Jun 16, 2012

I started out with a wireless router/modem that my ISP provides as its default modem. It was and still is working fine. We will call this router A. My uncle who is living with me wasn't receiving the wifi signal in his room so he went and bought a different router that is supposed to have more range. Also, I believe it is capable of providing higher speeds wirelessly, but that is really irrelevant I think. We can call this new router B. I currently have router B running through router A with an ethernet cable into a LAN port- LAN port to LAN port. I basically want B to be a wireless range extender.My question is quite simple actually. I have everything up and running just fine, but it seems as if the wireless signal may still be coming from the old router A.

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Jun 14, 2012

Can I use netgear WGR 614 as range extender of another wireless router?I already using a model with wireless router, i have a spare netgear WGR 614. I want this router to pick up wireless signal from the first wireless router then share the internet on ethernet port only.

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Aug 16, 2011

I have a wireless modem but its a sucky one. It was one of those free ones from verizon. Anyways, I don't get good signal in certain places in my house, so i am interested in knowing which would be better a wifi range extender or a good wireless modem.

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Aug 20, 2011

I'm a bit confused about what a wireless range extender gives me. I have bought a Sitecom Wireless Range Extender 300N. This extends the wireless range of your router to parts of the house that have a weak signal or none atall.

It is setup correctly and is working fine, however, the SSID is different from the Router.

Essentially, I want to extend the range of my router to parts of the house that have a low signal. This range extender seems to be the correct product to do this. However, I want my clients to switch to the appropriate wireless access point (either the range extender or my router) depending on the strongest signal, how can this be configured?

When a client is the overlap area (the area where both the router and the range extender can be sensed) I want the client to switch to the strongest signal.

In my case My Router is in the loft and the range extender downstairs. You can still get a low signal from the router when you are downstairs but the range extender give a full signal. However, I dont understand what makes a laptop 'switch' from router to extender when its downstairs.

Because the extender has a different SSID a laptop that can still get a low signal from the router when downstairs doesn't automatically attach to the extender to get a strongest signal.

If I set the extender to have the same SSID as the router

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Mar 26, 2013

I have a Netgear N300 and am using a linksys wrtg54g flashed with dd-wrt as an extender. I would like to setup my wireless network to limit various devices (laptops, iPod touch, etc) to certain times of the day.

How do I configure both devices to limit connectivity? I've got it down pretty much on the NetGear using a MAC address filter and scheduling the services, but I am not sure how to get the extender to do the same.

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Jan 1, 2011

I just got a new hawking N range extender to run on our network. My parents just got a new Internet Ready TV for the holidays but the wireless doesn't reach to their room. I ordered this range extender to boost the signal from our Linksys E2000 router. I was having a hell of a time setting it up last night. I was hoping that I could have them both use the same SSID so they would basically be the same network with all of our laptops/iPhones/iPads seamlessly switching to the strongest signal. (Router is in basement, extender is on the main floor). Unfortunately just setting them up with the same name and WPA key doesn't work as easy as I thought it would. So as of right now I have the extender set up as a different network name and it is working great. (router SSID = name, extender SSID = nameE) I just want to know if there is a way to make it work with the same SSID. I've been trying to research and have come across forums saying they need to have ALL the info the same (SSID, PassKey, Channel) and others saying the channels need to be different.

Right now I left the extender setup with the default IP and made it static so I could access the web interface again because the CD installation that came with it is absolute garbage (you can't change the broadcast channel with it). I can get into the settings easily by using but I am weary to try to change things around again because I already have set up and reset this guy at least 5 times.

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Sep 12, 2012

Little info on my setup as is: Comcast ISP Internet Modem with the wireless gateway built in. I live in a faily large house and am out in my garage a lot where the signal is sub-par, id also like to have internet out in my yard without it sucking.

I have an extra linksys wrt45g sitting in my garage...could I use that someway to extend the range of my wifi? The signal from my main gateway is wireless N.

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Aug 31, 2012

I currently have a Belkin router and a Belkin range extender. I have the router downstairs and the extender upstairs. Right now the router operates as <SSID> and the extender is <SSID> Alt. I would like to use them both as <SSID>, and have them work together. For example, I use the Wifi downstairs on my laptop, I walk upstairs, and I don't have to change over to the other network. It would switch automatically to the stronger signal.

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Jan 22, 2011

Will a Wi-Fi range extender affect (i.e., reduce) the signal of the router? How does the throughput signal compare between where it originates and where it ends?

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Dec 2, 2011

I have a E4200 fw 1.0.03 my pc, laptop connect to E4200 is OK but have a problem with my iphone 3Gs iPhone 3Gs connect to E4200 at day is OK althought sometime loss packet but at night (after 17:30) iPhone can't connect to E4200, althought I don't config anything.This is my E4200 configure fw: 1.0.03 No set schedule access internet

At Day This is a log DHCP when iPhone(MAC: 00:26:bb:fb:29:a0) connect to e4200 at Day Sun, 04 Dec 2011 07:11:00 received REQUEST from 00:26:bb:fb:29:a0        Sun, 04 Dec 2011 07:11:00 sending ACK to  get IP very fast ping packets at day (loss some packets):
But at Night everything change althought I don't config anything on e4200This is a log DHCP when iPhone(MAC: 00:26:bb:fb:29:a0) connect to e4200 at Night  Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:20 received REQUEST from 00:26:bb:fb:29:a0      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:22 received REQUEST from 00:26:bb:fb:29:a0      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:27 received DISCOVER from 00:26:bb:fb:29:a0      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:28 sending OFFER to with      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:28 received DISCOVER from 00:26:bb:fb:29:a0      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:28 sending OFFER to with      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:31 received REQUEST from 00:26:bb:fb:29:a0      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:31 sending ACK to      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:32 received REQUEST from 00:26:bb:fb:29:a0      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:32 sending ACK to      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:34 received REQUEST from 00:26:bb:fb:29:a0      Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:11:34 sending ACK to
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Mar 8, 2013

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May 16, 2013

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May 7, 2011

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