Category Archives: Router

How to Update Your Netgear Router

Do you have five minutes? That’s literally all the time it takes to update your router. If you are concerned with security on your computer, you need to keep your router updated on a regular basis. What I like about … Continue reading

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Netgear AC1750 (R6400)

After three years my old router finally bit the dust and so I had to make a decision on which router to install as a replacement. The Wirecutters upgrade model, the Netgear AC1750 was the router I decided to try. … Continue reading

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HooToo Tripmate Nano Review

Since I’m primarily going to use this device when I travel, that’s the functionality that I’m testing. They call this Bridge Mode. Security is hard enough when I’m at home, so I’m hoping this device will a measure of security … Continue reading

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How to Setup a Guest Network

Steve Gibson, (SN-466) suggested this configuration for a “Guest Network” or possibly a wireless system for what they call the “Internet of Things.” When asked about the Security of Wireless routers which have “Guest Networks,” he responded, “I have no … Continue reading

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Linksys Router – E2500

  Note – I really liked this router, but now after 3 months it won’t even turn on. After a bit of testing, it turns out that the power adapter is now bad. Linksys wants me to pay to ship … Continue reading

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Wired Router Backup

You should know by now that at some point your router will die, you’ll lose your internet access and you’ll be scrambling to figure out what’s going on and what next to buy. Since you don’t have an internet connection, … Continue reading

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TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Router Installation

I just installed installed this router as a replacement for a D-Link which died. I had a number of problems in the setup and thought I would document them so that this might help some other people. I installed from … Continue reading

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