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    Trying to get Merlin on my RT-AC87U !?

    Hi all, I hope someone can help, Im new to customising the firmware on routers so I may be missing something simple, I have a RT-AC87U with the latest Asus Firmware 3.0.0.4.382_50702, and im trying to put on the latest Merlin Custom firmware...
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    [RT-AC86u] Not Booting - stuck on WLAN / Power Lights

    After a power failure last night, everything else has come back up except for the RT-AC86u router which is gets stuck on WLAN + Power lights then no further sign of activity. No LAN or WAN lights etc. WLAN is not detected on my phone either. Router is plugged in to a surge protector and...
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    Asus RT-AC88U AC3100 component level board repair

    Hello, Thanks in advance for your help. I've been using this router since 2016, then as of recently it is no longer receiving power. There are no lights. I've tried 2 power adapters, and tested their voltage; the power adapters are not the issue. The unit had a 2 year warranty, and it's...
  4. TanyaC

    Cannot access router admin page & some websites

    Two days ago I added a MAC address to my WiFi whitelist, everything was fine Today I go to log in to my router (An RT-AC88u on 384.7.2 IIRC), and I cannot access it. I can access the login page. After typing credentials, I get either a blank browser page, or a partial display of some of the...
  5. jonkul

    Gbit QoS, router choice

    Hi! Anyone happen to know of a router that can handle full gbit speeds with QoS enabled? Mikrotik, Ubiquiti, Asus newer routers even? Thanks!
  6. Jurgen

    How to access ROUTER when RESET is already made and default usernames and passwords doesn't work?

    I have an old router if i can say, that is made already reset to it and default usernames and passwords doesn't work. It has been functional somewhere else before but I haven't used before in my house and my internet. I have tried a lot of combinations, I don't have the manual of the router, the...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    EnGenius Now Shipping Budget-Priced Dual-Band Mesh Router

    With an MSRP of $69.99, EnGenius’ new ESR530 is a dual-band wireless AC router that can grow up to an 8-node wireless mesh network. Powered by Qualcomm, the new mesh product was designed for the consumer market and includes seamless roaming and self-healing - functions typically found in...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Value Priced Archer A Series of Wi-Fi 5 Routers

    TP-Link is introducing a six-product Wi-Fi 5 Archer A wireless router family. Marketed as being priced 20% to 30% less than their competitors’ routers, the Archer A Series wireless routers range from $39.99 to $199.99 each. Maximum link rates, interfaces, pricing and highlighted features for...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Releases $200 Nighthawk Gaming Router

    Powered by NetDuma’s DumaOS, a dual-core 1 GHz processor, and 128 MB Flash and 512 MB RAM, NETGEAR’s new dual-band Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR300 Wi-Fi Router includes several features catering to improve customers' overall gaming experience. Features designed to minimize lag include a...
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    Router with VPN and bandwidth throttling.

    Hello best snbforums! I would like to ask if you guys can recommend me a kinda easy to use router under 200 USD (non-computer). Requirments: *Possibility to set two different VPN on different ports Example nordvpn port1, expressvpn port2. *Thorottling down bandwidth on specific ports...
  11. SirChris93

    Is it possible to backup/restore to a different router

    I currently have the the RT-N66U router, a friend gave me the RT-AC68U router. I currently have Merlin on the N66U router. I tried looking everywhere but can't find anything. I know you can backup the router, but I'm not sure if it's possible to backup/restore if the routers are different...
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    change subnet mask in network - change everywhere?

    Hi, I changed my subnet mask on my gateway to 255.255.252.0. I have a couple of managed switches as well devices with static IPs. Do I have to change the subnet mask to 252 in every switch and every device? Here is where I am stuck right now (all Asus on Merlin 384.9): I have change my WAN...
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    RT-AC68U: Windows 7 Network Map

    I'm encountering a strange issue, and I'm inquiring whether anyone knows what's going on. I utilize an Asus RT-AC68U Router as my network gateway, and one of my computers is running Windows 7. Now, Windows 7 has a Network Mapping function within Network and Sharing Center. Most of the time it...
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    Replace failing 60m catV cable with d'link DIR655, belkin... Ap/bridge

    First post, sorry if I've missed existing info on the forum. I did spend an hour search and browsing and found useful info but think best to put my situation... Sorry this is going to be long... Office in garden, about 120ft from house, semi-rural so not a lot of visible wifi signals. For last...
  15. sfx2000

    Shorewall - The end of the road...

    Thought I would mention this... I think one of the poignant points here... I hope at age 70+ that I have the opportunity to thank people for using contributions I might have made. I wish Tom well, and deeply thank him for his efforts. We only have so many turns around the sun to make a...
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    Possible bug in 02-02-2019 release for AC-RT68U

    I was trying to link a new Denon AVR S740H to my QNAP TS212 NAS. Just to be on the safe side, I installed the newest AsusMerlin firmware on my ASUS router. But I just couldn't get the Denon receiver to recognize the NAS. In fact, the Qfinder couldn't find the QNAP either. It was even worse - I...
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    [ASUS RT-AC85P] - Any information?

    Hey guys, I'm new around here :) love the forums! I have just come across the RT-AC85P and cannot find any information on it other than the official site and some e-tailers selling it. My questions are... Is this a new device? Is it a replacement for RT-AC68U? Will it be supported in Merlin...
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    DHCP fixed IP on IoT devices as additional security measurement

    I have isolated all my IoT devices on a separate wired guest network and on a separate wireless guest network. DHCP is turned on for those guest networks. Does it make sense to now, as an additional security measurement, log in to each IoT device and make its IP static and to set to the IP it...
  19. NeeWii

    Router recommendations for QoS, Packet Prioritisation & uPnP? (Plex Server & Gaming)

    Hi, I'm in the market for a new router but could use some assistance in identifying a router/firmware combination that meets my needs. I've been using a NetDuma router for quite a while (the old R1 hardware), but recently I've found it to be buggy and is capping my 300Mbps download speeds at...
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    Cascading Routers...

    Hello all. I had purchased a new TP-Link TE-ER6020 Router and Switch for VLAN purposes, but then I realized that the Router didn't support my ExpressVPN (anonymity only). I am using DSL, so I have my modem setup in pass-through mode and have my router logging in via PPoE. So, not sure whether...
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