Question about Hawking HWREG1 Repeater
I have connected the repeater to the router and power source as instructed to do so from the menu. Then I ran the CD-ROM to start installation.
I followed the on-screen instructions, got to the assigning IP address, checked the option for Manually Asigning IP Address, leaving everything as it is, at the next stage, I tried identifying the SSID, my computer just won't pick up the repeater signal. Nothing in the box for me to select.
I have been scratching my head, and I just don't understand what do I need to do...it says very easy to setup. I'm using Windows Vista and there's no driver to download for this repeater, anyone knows whether this is the problem?
HI all, A couple months have passed since I posted this problem. I found my own answer after weeks of asking for help. The hawking Reg 1 repeater. Here's the answer. THE REG1 REPEATER ONLY WORKS WORKS WITH ROUTERS THAT OPERATE IN WDS MODE. Not all routers can. Check to seeif the router you are extending is capable of this mode. I tried 2 differnet routers, neither worked. Finally when I got one that spoke WDS. It worked like a dream. Why did the directions not say that!!!!!
Posted on Oct 03, 2008
SSID is user communicate with your pc to wireless device,
SSID is unthing but password.
I can tell configuration trie to configure,
start---control panel----network connection------wireless Lancard---enable---properties--- Tcp\ip----double click----assign the ip address 192.168.1.2 press tab u cansee the sub netmask 255.255.255.0
gateway is 192.168.1.1------ok---ok-- go to internet explore----type the 192.168.1.1
give username & password login, there u can see the SSID, type the whatwhere u want give the password [ex in SSID place]
Posted on May 18, 2008
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The reason why people use a Encore wireless repeater is because some wireless remote client computers are out of range from the main network's access point (wireless router), or the wireless client is in the dead spot or the device you want to share to the network have no wireless interface card.
The function of a wireless repeater is basically to extend the wireless signal coverage. Wireless repeater does not authenticate, screen, secure, connect to the internet, give IP address to clients, broadcast names, etc., these are the wireless router's job. Repeater only repeats what the main wireless router does to the wireless clients.
1. Hooking up hardware connections:
As of this moment your repeater is not connected to any router or network. It has to be configured further to be able to be connected to your current network and access point router.
3. Connecting your Repeater to your existing network access point or router:
If you are using Windows 7 and your existing access point security wireless is set to WPA2 (AES), make sure your Windows 7 wireless security type properties is set to WPA2-Personal. To check go to Windows 7 Wireless Network Connection, look for your REPEATER router, right-click on it then click Properties, check the settings in the "Security" tab.>
When checking the wireless site survey, you may see two routers with the same SSID (names), these are your Access Point and the REPEATER tied together. This also means you are within the reachable range of both Access point and REPEATER.
5. To check the Repeaters user interface
At this moment, the Repeater is invisible to any client. The client's IP address is drawn from the DHCP server most likely to be also your wireless router. Therefore the IP address of the repeater is also invisible to the clients. Follow steps below:
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