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    Anybody else having disconnect problems?   (10 Answers)

    My 5G wifi connections are always fast and stable but for some reason regular N connection keeps disconnecting then connects every 10 minutes about. Anyone else having that problem?

    By Anonymous January 19, 2016.

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      I've had this issue with every Asus router I've ever had. It's currently happening to me on my 3100. There only thing i can get anyone to tell me is that it's faulty hardware and the band is burning out. I can understand that once but over all my owned asus routers it's happened to all of them at some point in their life. First time it happened it was off warranty so I was out of luck, lately it's been shorter so I just take it back and exchange it. My problem is I paid an extra 200 for this router thinking their high end wouldn't have this issue but no it happened one of the fastest out of them all.

      By Sanctus April 9, 2016.

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      Is this Asus router the same with RT-AC88U (8 LAN ports) ?   (11 Answers)

      Is this Asus router the same with RT-AC88U (8 LAN ports) ?

      By Anonymous November 29, 2015.

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        The RT-AC3100 is essentially the same hardware (minus the 8 lan ports). The AC3100 has 4 lan ports and 1 wan.

        By Tech20 January 15, 2016.

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        Can you connect this router to a VPN?   (5 Answers)

        By lhodge June 15, 2017.

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          Yes, a VPN can be used with this router.

          By CommunityAnswer June 16, 2017.

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          A sale person adviced me to buy AUS-AC3100 to replace Fios router. However Fios uses coaxial cable while this router use ethernet cable. FIOS does not use modem. Any suggestion to use AUS-AC3100 with FIOS?   (10 Answers)

          By Ben May 30, 2016.

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            Let FIOS replace the existing router, far less grief and pretty decent equipment. There is a password log in that comes with the new router. No they don't use a modem and the cable used is fiber optic not coaxial. This unit would be a nice extender for that system if you are still having range problems.

            By Justthedriver August 13, 2016.

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            WHERE TO FIND PASSWORD SO I CAN STREAM TO TV AND IPHONE?   (5 Answers)

            By RICHARD CRADIUM February 24, 2016.

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              The default password for the router login is Username "admin" and Password "password". Your wifi router key can be found by logging into your router (Typically http://192.168.1.1) through the web browser and clicking on Wireless on the left side. Your key is listed under the WPA Pre-Shared Key. If you cannot get into any of it there is a reset button on the back of the router. By holding it for about 10 seconds it will reset to factory defaults and then you can reconfigure the router from scratch. I would result to that as a last resort though.

              By Jason123456 April 1, 2016.

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              Does this work with xfinity?   (10 Answers)

              By Luxuraus April 29, 2016.

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                Routers have no issues working with internet, it's your cable modem that needs to be working with Xfinity or any other ISP provider that allows your cable modem to have access to the internet. I have Xfinity and I have this router and i have absolutely no issues of any kind. If you are using an Xfinity cable modem from them or their all in one cable modem with phone, you can end of with issues because they do control how you access the internet. i have an Arris Cable modem from best buy no wifi built in, it's the newest one that has 32download streams SB6190. i have 10 times more devices on it and using the internet and i have nothing that slows down. i also am downloading at 800 plus megs without having to upgrade any internet package.

                By AaronW June 18, 2016.

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                Does this router support vpn?   (5 Answers)

                By Brick June 23, 2017.

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                  yes it does. When you go into the router settings, there is a tab to turn VPN on

                  By john June 23, 2017.

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                How much is monthly bill ?   (10 Answers)

                By Jordan February 29, 2016.

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                  No monthly bill for router, unless you use c/c.

                  By Harleyguy07 March 4, 2016.

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                  Is the dsl modem built in on ASUS RT-AC88U router   (11 Answers)

                  I'm on Centurylink DSL. I need a router with much more range than my Netgear. I'm considering an ASUS RT-AC88U. But I can't find any information if the modem is included for DSL like my Netgear.

                  By Anonymous November 22, 2015.

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                    If you wanna save $30 and dont need all 8 ethernet ports then grab the RT-AC3100, its the identical router as the 88U but it has 4 ethernet ports instead of the 88U's 8. But to answer your question, the 88U is just a router, you need a separate modem. If your with century link, I'd recommend the Arris SB6141, it has the speed and the price is very competitive.

                    By Routerman February 21, 2016.

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                    Hi. I would like to know if this is the Dual-Band ADSL/VDSL Gigabit Wi-Fi Modem Router (see link https://www.asus.com/Networking/DSL-AC88U/overview/ ) or the Asus AC3100 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Gigabit Router (https://www.asus.com/Networking/RT-AC88U/)   (5 Answers)

                    By Anonymous March 2, 2017.

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                      Yes, essentially same device.

                      By WaldoBaldo April 23, 2017.

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