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Okay, I think I've tracked this one down. It isn't a problem with your iPod or iPad, it's a problem with the router itself. Its DNS has been overwritten so that it randomly (about 5% of the time) will redirect you to one of their sites. Because you're using someone else's open access point, there really isn't anything that you can do about it except to stop ...


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Yes, using the Airport Utility you can turn off the router and WiFi functionality independently of each other. Under the Wireless tab - Network Mode: select Off Under the Network tab - Router Mode: select Off At this point you can connect the Time Capsule to the wired network using the ports with a horizontal icon <-> or even use it to receive the ...


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There are LOTS of reasons for this not to work properly. First of all - don't rule out the router or the Macbook yet. They are both suspect until ruled out methodically. And we're far from ruling either of them out. :) Are you sure it's WPA-Personal? It could be WPA2. Check the router settings themselves, by plugging in to the router, and connecting to ...


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The simple answer is buy an Airport Extreme Otherwise use the internet and read reviews. Virtually any draft-N or official N spec routers will 'work'. As with anything, the only way to be absolutely sure is to try them out.


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Product description According to the datasheet, it looks like this device's share functionality does not work with Macs at all, since you need to install a driver to get USB-via-Ethernet support. From the footer of the last page of the PDF you link to: Minimum System Requirements Computer with: Windows® 76, Windows Vista®6, Windows® XP ...


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A common fix for this is to make a new location under the Network pane in System Preferences. Open System Preferences. Click on Network. In the window that loads after that, near the top, is a drop-down menu labelled "Location:" Click on the drop-down menu and choose "Edit Locations..." In the next window that slides down click the + sign. A new line will ...


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I think you would be hard pressed to find a router that won't work correctly with the products listed. However, if you are concerned get any N router (non-draft) and you will be flying. As for features, I'd go for the cheapest router that supports a USB port (for connecting printers or scanners) and a few wired connections.


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Currently there is no way to jailbreak either an Airport Extreme or a Time Capsule. Whilst they are probably in the same order of difficulty as jailbreaking as say an iOS device, no one has really spent any effort on doing so. Personally I think this is probably for the following reasons: limited target audience (low numbers of product in the world) ...


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Go with: 802.11g/n That setting covers the first generation iPad through to the latest iPad that got announced yesterday as well as the first generation iPhone through to the latest iPhone 4S. Your devices should pick the faster protocol (N) if they support it. If not, they'll use the slower protocol (G). But between G and N you've got just about all ...


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Try this... Sharing your Internet connection - http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.5/en/8156.html Your mac will basically create a WiFi network for the iPad to join and then it will share traffic from the ethernet connector/PPPoE/cable. Your mac's buit in help might be newer than the link I provided, so check there first. Also, be sure you ...


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Wireless is a complicated topic and you need to consult a speciality website like smallnetbuilder.com if you want to understand things like range, performance, and capabilities of different routers. The Apple Extreme/Express are more expensive, require an Apple utility that runs only on iOS/OS X/Windows, and are not the most feature rich. However, they are ...


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Been there, done that. I found the source to my problem, but not something that might be a general answer for all with this problem. After exhausting the other answers here, I just started trying anything. What I discovered was that I have an external HD connected by firewire, and had it running when I rebooted after installing software. With the drive ...


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Unfortunately Apple based networks cannot be extended using non-Apple devices. Even though in theory it should work without any problems, Apple has restricted using 3rd party routers to extended wireless network, and vice versa, non-Apple based wireless networks cannot be extended using Apple routers. The workaround is to connect both, your Airport Express ...


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I was about to buy that app, but I'm a long time user of LogMeIn Free were from here (Denmark) I help my mum and dad as well plenty of friends with their computer related problems back in my home country (Portugal) LogMeIn Free was a fantastic as free solution, no hassle with proxies, routers or anything as it works with port 80 (http traffic). So I bought ...


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Unfortunately this depends entirely on the configuration of the router. Perhaps the DHCP (Dynamic Host Control Protocol) server is configured with a very short lease time for clients, and a new IP address is assigned whenever a client has no network activity for only a short time. To fix the problem you will need to ask the administrator of the router to ...


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Try disconnecting all power supplies from the outlet/power source and the device. After 3 minutes hold the reset button down on the AEBS and then connect the power. Continue to hold the reset button down until the light on the front starts flashing amber fast or 5 seconds has elapsed (which ever happens first). If after the factory restore [not hard reset] ...


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Pretty much any new iOS based device, including the Apple TV etc, will happily use Wireless "n" (150Mb or even 300Mb). Practically nothing that you own will still use "b" (11Mb) - the only devices I have are Nintendo DS, and an ancient Palm organiser. Almost everything else you might have that isn't particular new, or isn't Apple kit, will support "g" ...


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It depends what you expect to get out of a router. I just use an AirPort Extreme, and at any time there are at least 7 devices connected, 3 of which are on the 5ghz band, 3 are on 2.4ghz, and the other 2 are wired. It's possibly the most reliable router I've had, and is incredibly easy to configure and maintain. I also have 2 hard drives and a printer ...


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Usually when connection timeout occurs, you can attempt the following common solutions. Turn off WiFi and turn it back on. You can try resetting the connection information for your router by "forgetting" the router information: Go to System Preferences > Network: Wifi -> Advanced. Remove your Preferred Network. Rejoin network. You can try resetting ...


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Going into keychain and deleting the entry for the wifi network solved it. Just connected to the network again and entered my credentials. There was something wrong with either the password (I doubt this) or the authentication mechanism that was somehow paired with the keychain entry. Anyway, this also means that going the manual way, as suggested by ...


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ddclient is what I use on my Linux boxes. Works really well. You can find instructions details here: http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/ddclient I think all you would need to do to get ddclient to run is to a @reboot line to your crontab and you’re set. crontab -e then add this line: @reboot /usr/sbin/ddclient -daemon 300 -syslog


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The order of your internet connections is reversed. For internet connection sharing to work it should be: "Share your connection from Ethernet" "To computers using Wi-Fi". Here are the instructions: http://mac.appstorm.net/how-to/internet-howto/sharing-your-internet-connection-via-wi-fi/


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Airport Express can be controlled from an iPad via Airport Utility. The functionality might be a bit less than the one offered by the PC/OS X version of the utility but should be good enough for a simple home network.


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Edited since I misread the question You can definitely set up and control any Apple router that supports 802.11n from an iPad only. Apple has an iOS app just for that purpose. However if you want to save some money, or possible use the existing router, that may be an option too. Almost all routers these days have web interfaces, so an iPad can manage most ...


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Do you have DHCP enabled? Your laptop might be loosing its connection to the router due to IP conflicts resulting from other devices on your network using the same IP address. Try using different broadcast channels. I think the default Linksys channel is 6. I usually use 8 or 1. How good is the signal strength? You might have to boost the antennas ...


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Without VPN-Functionality on the Router you have to rely on Software like 'LogMeIn' or 'Teamviewer' to access you Machine from outside your Home-Network. As an alternative to LogmeIn you can use "Teamviewer". You have to install 'Teamviwer Host' on the Machines you want to control from outside and the regular 'Teamviwer' on your Machine.


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When you added the NAS to the LAN did you move the router? It's possible that even a very minor shift in the position of the router or the antenna could impact the shape of the signal zone. You might try pairing up with your husband where one of you is in by the router and the other in key use-areas and recording signal strength based on the location, ...


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Possibly a little OT, but you might want to look at a router compatible with DD-WRT. I have a Linksys WRT350N, a few years old now, and AirTunes to my previous-generation AirPort Express would drop out constantly when the Linksys still had its stock firmware; when I moved last year and went to a 25Mbit cable service, the router would often freeze and ...


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Since this issue has been outstanding for months and you have done a very good job of ruling out the easy sources of slowness, you are now faced with digging in and doing some measurements as well as spending more time isolating the issue. These things are very helpful for next steps: isolating the OS as installed taking the Macs to a different router and ...


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If you have your Wireless Access Point (WAP) configured as a router, and your AirPrint printer is connected to Ethernet, then your wireless AirPrint client and the printer are on different IP subnets. Link-local broadcast discovery protocols typically do not work through routers. That may be your problem, which can be fixed by configuring the WAP as a ...



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