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    Configuring an old router to work as a repeater

    I am trying to get an old router to function as a repeater, but I don't really know how. My current router is a TP-Link w8970, and my old router is a Netgear duo pro 300wr (those standard white ones that came from telkom way back). Anyway, I don't really know how to configure the settings...
  2. Johnatan56

    Router replacement

    Hi, Backdrop (ignore if you will): I am looking to replace a router due to three main issues. It's older (going on its sixth year), able to only support 54mbps while my extension handles 300mbps wifi, which is a major issue due to me often transferring files. Second is wifi drops, the...
  3. R

    Mweb FON routers

    Hi Guys I have a few questions regarding these FON routers MWEB are pushing, but first some backstory: My Father currently has the 4 Mbps Uncapped Premium ADSL + Line product from MWEB. Some Mweb call centre rep called him and asked him to swap to the new Mweb FON router free of charge...
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    Attention all - I m with a Yacklick provider in Dubai and it s a big rip off. They put a cap on your monthly data usage and the cap / limit is more or less reach once you have watched a movie on netflix or have been on the net for a couple of hours over a day or two. They ask me to buy a...
  5. S

    VDSL modem/router

    Hi, Since VDSL is incredibly new to me, I would like to find out what I should be looking for when I am shopping for a VDSL router please? These are my requirements: Must have WiFi Must be able to split connection across three homes Homes are about 20m apart from one another. Do I run CAT5...
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    Will this Asus vdsl router work? ...and any other advice

    My exchange is finally vdsl enabled. I'm planning on upgrading my service to 40Mbps vdsl (currently on 4mbps uncapped unshaped on mweb). My questions: 1) will this Asus router serve me better than the pace / billion / zyxer (I think that was the name) offerings...
  7. G

    Powerline network help

    Been struggling like mad these past few weeks to get WiFi coverage throughout my home. Its a large double storey house with thick walls. Unfortunately, the modem cannot be moved from where it is. I have tried wireless extenders and they just won't work. I have bought top of the range Belkin...
  8. A

    Desktop PC WI-FI dongle via USB port on PC

    Can anyone recommend a USB powered wi-fi dongle /adaptor? On-line shop essential, as we are far from any shops that may sell this type of thing. We are installing a new Desktop PC (which is not wi-fi enabled) in a place that is not close enough to our existing wi-fi router to use a cable...
  9. B

    Email Problems

    Hello I'm currently having issues with setting up and accessing my email accounts. When using wifi, I cannot setup or access any of my domain hosted email accounts. If I switch to 3G on my tablet however, I can set them up and access them without a problem. When I switch back to wifi though...
  10. Ryansr

    ASUS RT-N66U new firmware v3.

    Has anyone tried out this new firmware release from ASUS for the RT-N66U yet? Is it worth the upgrade from the previous v3. firmware from ASUS? ASUS RT-N66U new firmware v3. BTW the current firmware v3. seems to be using OpenSSL 1.0.0.b that is not...
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    I Need a New Router. Any Recommendations?

    The wireless radio on my trusty D-Link DIR-655 appears to have died. So, I'm looking for a decent router to replace it. I need: 802.11n Gigabit Ethernet. At least 3 ports. UPNP Guest Zone / Virtual Network / whatever it's called. I don't know if I need Dual Band -- both 2.4 and 5 Ghz...
  12. B

    What to look for in a wifi Router?

    I'm thinking of getting ADSL ,but I don't want Telkom's ISP just line rental So now I have to get a separate Router. What should I look for? I want to connect quite a few devices( 4 Phones, 2 Tablets, 2 Laptops, an Ipod and an Xbox.)
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    how can i connect two routers together wireless

    hi. how can I connect another tg589vn v3 to another tg589 vn v3? How if you can assist please. My main one is upstairs and I want to connect the other from downstairs wirelessly. Is that possible? Thanks
  14. A

    Telkom: ClearCom Router

    Hey peeps! We've recently installed an internet connection at home and everything works well except for one seemingly simple problem: only one of our laptops can connect to the network! The problem is certainly related to how the network accepts passwords (ah-hmm, sorry for the laymen talk)...
  15. Ryansr

    ASUS release new firmware v3. that fixes vulnerabilities

    Just found this useful piece of info for ASUS routers while searching for the latest firmware for my RT-N66U: Firmware is released : Update: After trying to update from the downloaded firmware for the above version and having the upgrade failing twice, I have decided to use...
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    Any Specs on the Free Mweb Router and Range Extender Offer?

    Does anyone know the specs of the Mweb Router and Range extender hardware? is it dualband? mbps? N+?AC? Specs would be great :) this is all i can find: Easy installation and set-up Ability to broadcast multiple WiFi Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs). Private SSID for home use and a...
  17. S

    Help with Household 2 Router Setup

    Hi, I have two routers: A Netgear DGND3700 (N600 Wireless Router). This is the primary router that connects to the ADSL line and works fine over wire and WiFi. D-Link DSL-2750U (N300 Wireless Router). The main router can't connect through the whole house so I would like to use the second...
  18. R

    Does router speed matter?

    Hi guys, Will a TP-Link 150mbs router give problems if a 2mb line is upgraded to a 4mb line with telkom? Any input will be appreciated, thanx :)
  19. L

    P2P using Bittorrent/Utorrent - NO PEER CONNECTION

    Hi all I am having a bit of trouble here with my torrent programs. I currently use uTorrent v3.3.2 and torrents were working fine just a few hours ago. Now I try to get something to start and all the peers seem to have an "I" as it's flag. This is pretty much where it all stops. I can not...
  20. M

    Is my router going kaput?

    I have a Billion 7300GRA router. Got it a few years ago. Over the last few days, connectivity has been erratic and I lose connectivity about every ten minutes or so. Sometimes more, sometimes less. The funny thing is that the lights on the router are on, as if everything is working, so I'm not...