Question about ASUS WL-500B Wireless Router
The router automatically disconnects at the most random times, mainly when I try to download a bigger file (ISO) or try to listen to an internet radio stream, but many other times, too.
I didn't change anything about its original settings, and I see no reason for the disconnection. I have to use the "quick setup" option over and over again to make it work. :-S
Is it a standard Router from ISP? they are usually of lower quality.. I don't use them massive difference all around with connectivity if you use Cisco Tp link etc.. When I changed mine I had permanent connection at 40 mbps down and 9 mbps up, old router from ISP 32 mbps down 1.3 mbps up..
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
My advice and personal experiences with both wired and wireless connectivity, is if you wish to share files and internet connection, purchase a combined Modem/Router and not a seperate router to work along side your original modem. Your modem will send your router an ip address in turn your pc is sent one from your router and can get complicated; keep it simple! These are much easier to set up and control as one unit and if there are ever any connection problems you will know it's either a setting or a modem/router problem and not have to wonder ; is it the modem?; Router? settings? etc. As there are frequent loss of connections both internet and LAN it makes sense have one peice of equipment to maintain.
Posted on Dec 22, 2006
1, connect your wireless router with cable to your laptop,
2. Login into your Asus-WL520gu and setup your wireless how you want it to run." do not bother with putting your username settings in there"
3. In your Asus-WL-520gu after setting up your wireless turn the DHCP off in it.
4. Now connect the cable that you have connected to your laptop to your router instead of your laptop.
""You should now be able to connect to the wireless with your settings. and connect anything ells you want to the other 4 ports on the back of you wireless router"" note: do not connect anything to the WAN port as it is used for DSL modems; and not Routers with ADSL modem.
when connecting a router to a router - the one that is connecting you to the internet needs DHCP turned on because it is the one that will be giving you IPs and Gateway settings - the other router such as wireless router after setting it up needs its DHCP turned off - other wise you will have 2 routers trying to do the same thing with ip's and gateways. And you should never connect a modem router to the WAN port as it is a modem router and NOT just a DSL-modem. The WAN port is intended for DSL-modems only. Not only consumers but also many technicians make that mistake
Posted on Aug 23, 2009
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