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- Questionwireless range signal (10 Answers)Answers
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.
- QuestionIs this easy to set up (10 Answers)Answers
- QuestionHow does the computer receive the signal from the wireless router do I need to buy some sort of anttena (11 Answers)Answers
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.
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- QuestionI get periodic 5 minute dropping of just my wireless signal, not the wired signal. Any ideas? (9 Answers)Answers
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!!!
- QuestionIs this router good for gaming? (10 Answers)Answers
- QuestionIs the router DOCSIS 3.0 compatible? (10 Answers)Answers
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!
- QuestionIn 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)
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- QuestionCan I change pass code on router???? If yes how? Also what is the range of this router. (5 Answers)Answers
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.
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