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    Tutorial Installing a AX210 Windows 10 Driver that works

    Can you provide me a trustable link on Amazon please (or we you bought it)? I did look around but only found out some "only-1-review"/no name sellers or one with $$$ ($50+). My appreciation.
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    Tutorial Installing a AX210 Windows 10 Driver that works

    A bit off topic, but where can i buy this card in US, and what is the expected price?
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    Voxel To unregistered readers of SNB forums

    A bit off topic here, but has anyone here consider going open source like Merlin, unless it is somehow restricted by Netgear? Or maybe you already did, I don't know. I believe it would receive more public reception. For certain, I know free software isn't FOSS. I also knows there are free...
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    What's bad about this setup?

    The following setup is for home network. It's just a theoretical one, a case study I create myself for my (near) future network upgrade. For now, I will not go into detail of my goals and reasons for the setup, but in general, I want it to be as secure as possible, and devices/clients must be...
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    Is there anything 1 level above pfSense?

    Much appreciate for all the advice here. I have a background in Software Engineering so I also have some level of knowledge in term of networking, albeit no where near a Network Engineer. Although I did ask the question, I've just recently learned to use pfSense setup and there is still a long...
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    Is there anything 1 level above pfSense?

    As this is my DIY hobby, letting the other do it would be out of my consideration :)
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    Is there anything 1 level above pfSense?

    Maybe many of you have experienced this before. From integrated modem provided by ISP, you move on to a separate router. From a router, you learn about third-party firmware (Voxel, Merlin, etc) and so on. For me, it's like this: ISP integrated modem -> ISP modem + dedicated router ->...
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    Asus RP-AC55 is driving me nuts!

    An Asus name of functionality which uses 1 band for fronthaul, 1 for backhaul to avoid 50% lost in retransmission. I just got this and with its out-of-box firmware (already has AI mesh, this version is not on the site though), there are only repeater mode, ap mode, bridge mode, and mesh mode...
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    Asus RP-AC55 is driving me nuts!

    In the lastest firmware, does Asus remove express way mode? If not, how to enable it?
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    NAS vs directly plugin drive to router.

    Great, it is much clear now, thank you! Putting performance reduction aside, is there anyway to encrypt router-attached drive, either using plug-in or third party software? Assuming the scenario is when a drive attaches to the router, a router is connected to a client PC via ethernet.
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    NAS vs directly plugin drive to router.

    Thanks for your answer, but can you explain in more detail what you just said for me please? English isn't my native language so what you said is a bit unclear to me.
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    NAS vs directly plugin drive to router.

    I have another related question so I want to ask it here too. In case I use an attached drive to router (usb, hard drive, etc) as a local server, how can I control access to it (E.g: password lock, designated user access, etc)? I believe it can be done via router GUI, thing is, it seems like my...
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    Internet plan in US?

    Thanks for the response, it's great to know. Now let say I limit the area down to Washington state, does anyone know the average price there? Or is it impossible to know unless the exact address is provided (which I obviously won't do because it's his personal information).
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    Internet plan in US?

    Hi all, Just out of curiosity, how is the Internet price in US supposed to be? My friend's plan is by Xfinity, around $60-80 per month for approximately 90-100Mbps download, 5 Mbps upload, cable connection. He isn't tech-savvy so he isn't sure about the detail of his Internet plan, so I don't...
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    NAS vs directly plugin drive to router.

    Very detailed answer, I appreciate @Trip Can I think it as this way? NAS is basically a computer (has its own CPU, RAM, etc), however, it is specialized in storage-and-transferring stuff. Connecting a NAS to local storage, via router for example, is like connecting a computer to local storage...
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