Tag: router

DIR-845L vs DIR-826L

One of readers asked the difference between DIR-845L and DIR-826L. I did a lot of research online before purchasing my new Router. They have a similar shape. Not easy to distinguish them without look at the back. There are not many differences between these two router, but the difference are important. The following information are

Firmwares of Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH

I used Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH router for years. From its original firmware to DD-WRT firmware. I did flash the router from original firmware to dd-wrt v24sp2 14998 professional version and v24sp2 19484 beta version. Both are build for Buffalo, which with Buffalo logo on it. Here is the screenshot of original firmware v1.65 come with the

How to choose the right router

To choose the router or upgrade your home network, first you should know what standard you need. There are three main standards on market now. Standard Max Speed 802.11g 54Mbps 802.11n 600Mbps 802.11ac 1.3Gbps 802.11g was introduced many years ago, I wrote a post eight years ago related the wireless network. 802.11ac is still a

Fixed a strange network problem

I have three routers in house. One is provided by ISP, Telus. It is 2 in 1, including modem and router. The second router is Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH. It is placed beside Telus device. There two are connected with lan cable. Both are in the living room ground floor. The third router is located at basement.

Disable your WiFi WPS, security vulnerability found

It is a big news yesterday. WiFi WPS security vulnerability found, major router makers affected Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS; originally Wi-Fi Simple Config) is a computing standard that attempts to allow easy establishment of a secure wireless home network, but has been shown to easily fall to brute-force attacks. vi wiki The router affected including:

Home Network

We are heavily relaying on the network, or Internet. Now I would like to share how I connect all my devices in my house. Internet service is provided by Shaw. It is the only choice in my area. Connection: Coaxial cable connect the Modem from the wall. Then connect Modem and my Router A by

Buffalo Nfiniti WIRELESS-N WZR-HP-G300NH2

I have a Buffalo Nfiniti WIRELESS-N WZR-HP-G300NH which I bought about one year ago. I also flash the router to DD-WRT firmware. Now, since I moved to a townhouse, one router can not cover whole house. I need one more to extend the WiFi coverage. So, I bought another Buffalo Nfiniti WIRELESS-N WZR-HP-G300NH at about

Upgrade WZR-HP-G300NH to latest DD-WRT firmware

I have my WZR-HP-G30NH router running for more than 200 days without restart. As I mentioned I would upgrade the firmware to the latest one. I have already use DD-WRT firmware. The version on my router was v24-sp2(02/24/10) std build13977. I check the router database, the latest I can use is build14896. There are two