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How To Buy A Wireless Router - 2015 Edition

Which Wireless Router to choose? Our 2015 guide to choosing a wireless router focuses on AC routers.

How We Test Router Storage Performance

How We Test Router StorageWe test router storage performance using this procedure.

How To Set Up Your Dual-WAN Router

Dual WANSetting up a dual-WAN router can be tricky. We'll show you how to get the most out of it.

A Router That Won't Become Obsolete

Edimax logoWhy throw away an old router when it can transform into something else?

How To Segment A Small LAN Using Tagged VLANs - Part 2

vlansDoug is back with more VLAN fun, this time mixing a VLAN capable router, switch and access point.

How To Segment A Small LAN Using Tagged VLANs

vlansWe show you how to segment a small LAN, with internet access for both segments, with switches that support only 802.1Q tagged VLANs.

How To Buy a Wireless Router: 2014 Edition

Which Wireless Router to choose? Our quick and easy guide to buying a router, freshly updated for 2014!

Three More Ways To Measure Network Speed

Three More Ways To Measure Network SpeedHere are three free easy-to-use tools for getting a handle on your network's performance.

How To Use A Layer 3 Switch In A Small Network

Layer 3 switchA Layer 3 switch can provide routable VLANs without having to change your router.

How To Improve Network Performance - Part 3

Tune Up Your NetworkIn the last part of our series, we'll provide the finishing touches for your tuned-up network.

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How impotant is the Hostname parameter on https://ipv6-test.com/ ?It's the only thing preventing 20/20 score.It suggests a reverse DNS record in order...
Hello,I wonder if Routers sold in China like on Aliexpress for example RT-AC86U, are the same ones sold in the EU/USA?And if Merlin works on US model ...
I'm trying to use an AC68U as a repeater. However I want to repeat the guest network from the main router (AX88U) rather than the main wireless networ...
I'm running an RT-AC5300 (with Merlin 384.14_2). On Monday morning, I booted my work laptop which complained that despite connecting to my router (gue...
I love this router but it seems every firmware update always brings a cluster#%)$ of a mess, from not allowing clone MAC addresses, faulty leds, broke...

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