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    wireless range signal   (10 Answers)

    I have a fairly large house, how far can the wireless signal goes up to?

    By pat November 25, 2015.

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      I have a two floor house and have signal everywhere, even outside. It's worth noting that the 5GHz band has a shorter range and you should use this for devices that support it and are fairly close to the router. The 2.4GHz band will have a better range but may suffer from some interferences that the 5GHz band does not.

      By JOEMA November 27, 2015.

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      Is this easy to set up   (10 Answers)

      Do you have to delete old router from your computer before hooking this up

      By Anonymous February 24, 2016.

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        No you can setup the same exact network name and password on new router. And you will not have to enter in New network stuff to all your devices.

        By Ryhlen March 27, 2016.

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        How does the computer receive the signal from the wireless router do I need to buy some sort of anttena   (11 Answers)

        By Anonymous December 13, 2015.

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          The router has antenna's which "push" and "receive" data across your network to your computer and other network devices. Some routers have one antenna, some have 2, some have 6, etc. Some of them even have antenna's built inside the router so you can't see them. Your computer has a wireless card with has it's own built in antenna (which you can't see), and it communicates with the router. Together, your computer and router use their pre-existing antenna's to send data back and forth. So- the short answer to your questions is No. Unless you live in a large house (or have multiple walls/floors which can cause the signal to have trouble making it through), you do not need to buy some sort of antenna.

          By nullvoid January 12, 2016.

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          is the R6400 compatible with windows 10 microsoft edge   (10 Answers)

          By Anonymous November 2, 2015.

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            Yes. I have 3 devices running windows 10 and have not had a probelm connecting to it yet.

            By Billie November 3, 2015.

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            I get periodic 5 minute dropping of just my wireless signal, not the wired signal. Any ideas?   (9 Answers)

            By Drew January 18, 2016.

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              Do you have other wireless devices in the home? Maybe getting interference from other electronic devices even from the neighbors. If you have a cordless phone in the home operating on the 2.4ghz it could be interferring also. I recommend going into wireless setup and change the channel it is operating on. Typically the wireless channel is set to auto. If it is try channel 11, 6, or 7 and see if that helps. Not sure what best channel is for 5g band, sorry... Good Luck!!!

              By TechLover April 20, 2016.

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              Is this router good for gaming?   (10 Answers)

              By Anonymous November 26, 2015.

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                Yes it works great for gaming. My son-in-law uses it all the time when he comes over for gaming plus the grandkids watch Netflix on the other tv at the same time. No lagging or delays at all.

                By Micflen November 27, 2015.

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                Is the router DOCSIS 3.0 compatible?   (10 Answers)

                By Anonymous November 27, 2015.

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                  Routers do not interface with DOCSIS but they will be able to network with a DOCSIS modem. Modems are responsible for receiving the signals from the cable line which is needed in order to get internet from a cable internet provider such as Xfinity. Modems are the ones that use DOCSIS. Routers on the other hand, are responsible for spreading internet access across multiple devices. For example, through wireless signals. In order to connect multiple computers to the internet in a home or office you will need both a modem and a router. I hope this helps!

                  By Smalls November 30, 2015.

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                  In as practical terms as possible, what do I give up if I purchase the Netgear R6400 instead of the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk (besides the cool name)?   (8 Answers)

                  By Andy October 29, 2015.

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                    Simply put, R7000 has greater range capability than R6400.

                    By Smarti28 December 28, 2015.

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                    Is USB port 2.0 or 3.0?   (10 Answers)

                    The Product Features says "USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports", but the picture of the back of the unit shows "USB 2.0 Printer". So, which is it?

                    By Davebo November 22, 2015.

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                      It has both, the blue port on the front is 3.0, the black port on the back is 2.0.

                      By Anonymous November 24, 2015.

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                      Can I change pass code on router???? If yes how? Also what is the range of this router.   (5 Answers)

                      By Greg July 3, 2016.

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                        You should be able to change any setting either by following the instructions provided with router, or type the IP address of the router in your web browser after putting in the default pass code. Once logged in you should be able to change wireless settings.

                        By Macd2010 July 8, 2016.

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