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    Need Help to Force clients to 5Ghz w/ AC86U SmartConnect & AIMesh

    I myself use Smart Connect, but no AiMesh (1 router). Between the sheer number of other networks and the less than ideal wifi "acoustics" of my apartment, it took me a while to get things squared away to keep everyone where I wanted them. I live in an 800sq foot, 117yr old 4 tenant building...
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    Compatible USB 3.0 Hub for Asuswrt-Merlin 384.19 on Asus RT-AC66U_B1 (Linux 2.6 Kernel)

    A few years ago I had experimented with a hub on an AC-RT68P, similar specs to what you have IIRC. Now I had 5 USB-2 powered external hunks of rust hanging off a Rocketfish 7 port USB-3 hub (powered) for mass storage and do back ups. It did ok, not great by any stretch but ok. But when you...
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    Router temperatures

    While I applaud peoples desire to crack open a router to diddle with the internals, I find that a bit excessive. I find a $10-15 desk fan and a swath of the missus's pantyhose (swapped weekly) for a filter does the trick. It may not be the most elegant nor the quietest solution, the results...
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    Asus routers: Bluetooth and Dexcom Continous Glucose Monitoring System

    My wife has a Dexcom CGMS and Omnipod Insulin pumps for her Diabetes. The Dexcom receiver has recently been losing it's Bluetooth connection to the the Dexcom sensor. The sensor itself is still doing it's job, but it is the receiver which is what tells her what her glucose levels are. Now there...
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    Rt ac86u constantly disconnect internet

    1. Do you have a bunch of other networks choking the WIFI channels? Y/N? If yes, then the above advice is a good start. If it's a no...go to step 2. 2. Can you get a solid connection via ethernet on that computer? Y/N? If yes, I would be looking at hardware as the possible culprit. Early...
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    erasing a nas drive permanently?

    I would love to see somebody rig up a shredder so every time something is thrown in you would hear Cookie Monster making commentary. COOOOOOKIEEEEEE!!!!!
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    RT-AC86U Upgrade to 384.17 Fails

    I had to re download the 384.17 firmware 3 or 4 times before it took. The prior copies kept failing out, they got corrupted during the dl somehow. The last copy worked...humpf, a case of FM (Freakin' Magic) as my old man would say.
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    AC86U bad WiFi performance

    OP, 1. Sounds like an interference issue of some sort. 2. You are less than 10 feet from the router. Why not do a hard line? 3. If the distance from the router was increased, is the problem still there?
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    Rt ac86u constantly disconnect internet

    I had that type of an issue back Oct-Dec time frame. Drove me nuts. The problem was the ethernet cable (came with the router) between the modem and the router went bad. Swapped it out and things have been rock solid since.
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    Is the grass greener on the ASUS side?

    It really boils down to what works for you. One person can have setup xyz and it works beautifully for them and the next guy with a similar setup...not so much. He is going prematurely bald and his doctor is telling him to start popping Lipitor like tic tacs, all because the router/network is...
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    erasing a nas drive permanently?

    LOL, gives a new meaning to "spinning rust".
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    erasing a nas drive permanently?

    While dropping drives usually works on rust, I prefer more aggressive tactics. I put on some gloves and goggles, grab a piece of plywood and stick the drives on it. Then I whip out my trusty 5lb sledge named "Malice" and proceed to turn them drives into cyberpunk maracas. A round robin of...
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