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So, I recently signed up for U-Verse service at my apartment.  I have signed up for the 18mbps speed.  Which I do get on my hard wired computer through a pre-existing ethernet cord that comes out of the wall in the living room.  My apartment complex uses ATT exclusively and was completely pre-wired for the service.  Which, unfortunately, puts my uverse wireless router in the bedroom closet.  This is where the problem is...  As I said, the hard wired computer gets a constant and reliable 18Mbps (give or take).  BUT, anything I connect to wirelessly gets an average of 4-5Mbps.  Ridiculous.  As most of the things I use are wireless and aren't used in my bedroom closet.  Things like mine and my girlfriends laptops, xbox 360, ps3, wii, etc.  The signal coming from a router with a reputation for having a weak strength that ALSO lies behind numerous walls just isn't cutting it.  

 

I've searched and searched and found that people setup another router as an access point to alleviate the issue.  I've viewed tutorials and numerous threads, but it is all like a foreign language to me.  

 

Is there any EASY way to fix this problem?  Can I go out and buy something that will make it work?   Is there anyone I can hire to come out and set it up?  I'm just tired of paying so much money to get unbelievably bad internet speeds!

 

Any help will be greatly appreciated. 

So, I recently signed up for U-Verse service at my apartment.  I have signed up for the 18mbps speed.  Which I do get on my hard wired computer through a pre-existing ethernet cord that comes out of the wall in the living room.  My apartment complex uses ATT exclusively and was completely pre-wired for the service.  Which, unfortunately, puts my uverse wireless router in the bedroom closet.  This is where the problem is...  As I said, the hard wired computer gets a constant and reliable 18Mbps (give or take).  BUT, anything I connect to wirelessly gets an average of 4-5Mbps.  Ridiculous.  As most of the things I use are wireless and aren't used in my bedroom closet.  Things like mine and my girlfriends laptops, xbox 360, ps3, wii, etc.  The signal coming from a router with a reputation for having a weak strength that ALSO lies behind numerous walls just isn't cutting it.  

 

I've searched and searched and found that people setup another router as an access point to alleviate the issue.  I've viewed tutorials and numerous threads, but it is all like a foreign language to me.  

 

Is there any EASY way to fix this problem?  Can I go out and buy something that will make it work?   Is there anyone I can hire to come out and set it up?  I'm just tired of paying so much money to get unbelievably bad internet speeds!

 

Any help will be greatly appreciated. 

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How far away are you from the RG in feet also how many walls are between you and the RG in reviews of different units these all affect the unit a lot of people including myself run a wireless router from another mfg

for this and various other reasons and location in the home does matter a central location works best. 

How far away are you from the RG in feet also how many walls are between you and the RG in reviews of different units these all affect the unit a lot of people including myself run a wireless router from another mfg

for this and various other reasons and location in the home does matter a central location works best. 

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I'd say any wireless devices are trying to reach the router from about 20-25 feet away and through about 2-3 different walls, as it is in my bedroom closet.  I would love to run a wireless router from a central location, but as I said it is all foreign to me and I have NO idea what to do.
I'd say any wireless devices are trying to reach the router from about 20-25 feet away and through about 2-3 different walls, as it is in my bedroom closet.  I would love to run a wireless router from a central location, but as I said it is all foreign to me and I have NO idea what to do.

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detlem wrote:

So, I recently signed up for U-Verse service at my apartment.  I have signed up for the 18mbps speed.  Which I do get on my hard wired computer through a pre-existing ethernet cord that comes out of the wall in the living room.  My apartment complex uses ATT exclusively and was completely pre-wired for the service.  Which, unfortunately, puts my uverse wireless router in the bedroom closet.  This is where the problem is...  As I said, the hard wired computer gets a constant and reliable 18Mbps (give or take).  BUT, anything I connect to wirelessly gets an average of 4-5Mbps.  Ridiculous.  As most of the things I use are wireless and aren't used in my bedroom closet.  Things like mine and my girlfriends laptops, xbox 360, ps3, wii, etc.  The signal coming from a router with a reputation for having a weak strength that ALSO lies behind numerous walls just isn't cutting it.  

 

I've searched and searched and found that people setup another router as an access point to alleviate the issue.  I've viewed tutorials and numerous threads, but it is all like a foreign language to me.  

 

Is there any EASY way to fix this problem?  Can I go out and buy something that will make it work?   Is there anyone I can hire to come out and set it up?  I'm just tired of paying so much money to get unbelievably bad internet speeds!

 

Any help will be greatly appreciated. 


If all your game consoles are near your TV/DVR, you should put an ethernet switch there and hardwire everything in.

 

Actually the radio in the Uverse router is exceptionally strong, but it is only a single antenna "G" router. The more devices connecting to it the less bandwidth each device gets. Add to that all the radio clutter you get in an aprtment complex (cordless phones, microwave ovens, other wireless routers) and your asking a lot of that simple "G" router. If you really have to have everything on wireless, your best bet is to go with your own "N" class MIMO router that uses a 5GHz radio.

 

 

 

 

 

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detlem wrote:

So, I recently signed up for U-Verse service at my apartment.  I have signed up for the 18mbps speed.  Which I do get on my hard wired computer through a pre-existing ethernet cord that comes out of the wall in the living room.  My apartment complex uses ATT exclusively and was completely pre-wired for the service.  Which, unfortunately, puts my uverse wireless router in the bedroom closet.  This is where the problem is...  As I said, the hard wired computer gets a constant and reliable 18Mbps (give or take).  BUT, anything I connect to wirelessly gets an average of 4-5Mbps.  Ridiculous.  As most of the things I use are wireless and aren't used in my bedroom closet.  Things like mine and my girlfriends laptops, xbox 360, ps3, wii, etc.  The signal coming from a router with a reputation for having a weak strength that ALSO lies behind numerous walls just isn't cutting it.  

 

I've searched and searched and found that people setup another router as an access point to alleviate the issue.  I've viewed tutorials and numerous threads, but it is all like a foreign language to me.  

 

Is there any EASY way to fix this problem?  Can I go out and buy something that will make it work?   Is there anyone I can hire to come out and set it up?  I'm just tired of paying so much money to get unbelievably bad internet speeds!

 

Any help will be greatly appreciated. 


If all your game consoles are near your TV/DVR, you should put an ethernet switch there and hardwire everything in.

 

Actually the radio in the Uverse router is exceptionally strong, but it is only a single antenna "G" router. The more devices connecting to it the less bandwidth each device gets. Add to that all the radio clutter you get in an aprtment complex (cordless phones, microwave ovens, other wireless routers) and your asking a lot of that simple "G" router. If you really have to have everything on wireless, your best bet is to go with your own "N" class MIMO router that uses a 5GHz radio.

 

 

 

 

 

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If all your game consoles are near your TV/DVR, you should put an ethernet switch there and hardwire everything in.

 

Actually the radio in the Uverse router is exceptionally strong, but it is only a single antenna "G" router. The more devices connecting to it the less bandwidth each device gets. Add to that all the radio clutter you get in an aprtment complex (cordless phones, microwave ovens, other wireless routers) and your asking a lot of that simple "G" router. If you really have to have everything on wireless, your best bet is to go with your own "N" class MIMO router that uses a 5GHz radio.

 


 
 
Hey man, thanks for the info.  That makes sense.  So, is there an "N" class MIMO router out there that I can just buy and replace my ATT issued 2WIRE router with?  

 

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If all your game consoles are near your TV/DVR, you should put an ethernet switch there and hardwire everything in.

 

Actually the radio in the Uverse router is exceptionally strong, but it is only a single antenna "G" router. The more devices connecting to it the less bandwidth each device gets. Add to that all the radio clutter you get in an aprtment complex (cordless phones, microwave ovens, other wireless routers) and your asking a lot of that simple "G" router. If you really have to have everything on wireless, your best bet is to go with your own "N" class MIMO router that uses a 5GHz radio.

 


 
 
Hey man, thanks for the info.  That makes sense.  So, is there an "N" class MIMO router out there that I can just buy and replace my ATT issued 2WIRE router with?  

 

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No you stated you have U-verse which the RG is a requirement but you can disable the wireless function and add a wireless router.
No you stated you have U-verse which the RG is a requirement but you can disable the wireless function and add a wireless router.

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No you stated you have U-verse which the RG is a requirement but you can disable the wireless function and add a wireless router.
 
Ooh.  That sounds a little easier.  Any tips on how to do that? 

 


oz wrote:
No you stated you have U-verse which the RG is a requirement but you can disable the wireless function and add a wireless router.
 
Ooh.  That sounds a little easier.  Any tips on how to do that? 

 

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Enter the address of the router and your password disable the wireless and purchase a good wireless router and follow the directions included two that I like are Linksys (Cisco) and Airport Extreme (Apple) depending

on your needs they are both reputable and somewhat easy to configure. 

Enter the address of the router and your password disable the wireless and purchase a good wireless router and follow the directions included two that I like are Linksys (Cisco) and Airport Extreme (Apple) depending

on your needs they are both reputable and somewhat easy to configure. 

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oz wrote:

Enter the address of the router and your password disable the wireless and purchase a good wireless router and follow the directions included two that I like are Linksys (Cisco) and Airport Extreme (Apple) depending

on your needs they are both reputable and somewhat easy to configure. 


 

 

So, after I disable the wireless signal on the RG, I can just plug a third party router into the RG and have it broadcast a wireless signal?  That seems a little too easy of a solution to be true.  Especially with all these technically advanced posts about solving the problem...

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oz wrote:

Enter the address of the router and your password disable the wireless and purchase a good wireless router and follow the directions included two that I like are Linksys (Cisco) and Airport Extreme (Apple) depending

on your needs they are both reputable and somewhat easy to configure. 


 

 

So, after I disable the wireless signal on the RG, I can just plug a third party router into the RG and have it broadcast a wireless signal?  That seems a little too easy of a solution to be true.  Especially with all these technically advanced posts about solving the problem...

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There will be a setup you follow but yeah its not that bad if you get stumped post what model and brand someone here will probably have the same unit the most common is the Linksys wr54g I believe.
There will be a setup you follow but yeah its not that bad if you get stumped post what model and brand someone here will probably have the same unit the most common is the Linksys wr54g I believe.

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oz wrote:
There will be a setup you follow but yeah its not that bad if you get stumped post what model and brand someone here will probably have the same unit the most common is the Linksys wr54g I believe.
 
I have a Linksys WRT54Gs I can use.  Can someone walk me step by step through the process of making this happen? 

 


oz wrote:
There will be a setup you follow but yeah its not that bad if you get stumped post what model and brand someone here will probably have the same unit the most common is the Linksys wr54g I believe.
 
I have a Linksys WRT54Gs I can use.  Can someone walk me step by step through the process of making this happen? 

 

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detlem wrote:

oz wrote:
There will be a setup you follow but yeah its not that bad if you get stumped post what model and brand someone here will probably have the same unit the most common is the Linksys wr54g I believe.
 
I have a Linksys WRT54Gs I can use.  Can someone walk me step by step through the process of making this happen? 

 


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detlem wrote:

oz wrote:
There will be a setup you follow but yeah its not that bad if you get stumped post what model and brand someone here will probably have the same unit the most common is the Linksys wr54g I believe.
 
I have a Linksys WRT54Gs I can use.  Can someone walk me step by step through the process of making this happen? 

 


               http://utalk.att.com/utalk/search?submitted=true&q=router+behind+router

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detlem wrote:

oz wrote:
There will be a setup you follow but yeah its not that bad if you get stumped post what model and brand someone here will probably have the same unit the most common is the Linksys wr54g I believe.
  
I have a Linksys WRT54Gs I can use.  Can someone walk me step by step through the process of making this happen? 

 


               http://utalk.att.com/utalk/search?submitted=true&q=router+behind+router

 
As I appreciate your extensive help and explanation, it still doesn't help me.  I know how to use a search feature.  But as I explained in my original post, everything I read is foreign to me.  I'm just trying to find an easy explanation that doesn't involve unexplained terminology.

 


randyl wrote:

detlem wrote:

oz wrote:
There will be a setup you follow but yeah its not that bad if you get stumped post what model and brand someone here will probably have the same unit the most common is the Linksys wr54g I believe.
  
I have a Linksys WRT54Gs I can use.  Can someone walk me step by step through the process of making this happen? 

 


               http://utalk.att.com/utalk/search?submitted=true&q=router+behind+router

 
As I appreciate your extensive help and explanation, it still doesn't help me.  I know how to use a search feature.  But as I explained in my original post, everything I read is foreign to me.  I'm just trying to find an easy explanation that doesn't involve unexplained terminology.

 

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detlem wrote:

randyl wrote:

detlem wrote:

oz wrote:
There will be a setup you follow but yeah its not that bad if you get stumped post what model and brand someone here will probably have the same unit the most common is the Linksys wr54g I believe.
  
I have a Linksys WRT54Gs I can use.  Can someone walk me step by step through the process of making this happen? 

 


               http://utalk.att.com/utalk/search?submitted=true&q=router+behind+router

As I appreciate your extensive help and explanation, it still doesn't help me.  I know how to use a search feature.  But as I explained in my original post, everything I read is foreign to me.  I'm just trying to find an easy explanation that doesn't involve unexplained terminology.

 


 

Well then, back to my original question. Is there a problem with hard wiring the game consoles? That should solve at least 80% of your problems, and the instructions are very simple.

 

 

Hey randy, throw in that link for the powerline adapters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Message Edited by Computer-Joe on 03-30-2009 07:24 PM

                              


detlem wrote:

randyl wrote:

detlem wrote:

oz wrote:
There will be a setup you follow but yeah its not that bad if you get stumped post what model and brand someone here will probably have the same unit the most common is the Linksys wr54g I believe.
  
I have a Linksys WRT54Gs I can use.  Can someone walk me step by step through the process of making this happen? 

 


               http://utalk.att.com/utalk/search?submitted=true&q=router+behind+router

As I appreciate your extensive help and explanation, it still doesn't help me.  I know how to use a search feature.  But as I explained in my original post, everything I read is foreign to me.  I'm just trying to find an easy explanation that doesn't involve unexplained terminology.

 


 

Well then, back to my original question. Is there a problem with hard wiring the game consoles? That should solve at least 80% of your problems, and the instructions are very simple.

 

 

Hey randy, throw in that link for the powerline adapters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Well then, back to my original question. Is there a problem with hard wiring the game consoles? That should solve at least 80% of your problems, and the instructions are very simple.

 

 

 

 

 

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I was going to wait until I got home to see...I didn't know if there was an ethernet cable running from behind my tv to the uverse box.  (I wasn't there when they setup my service.)  If so, its as easy as unplugging the cord from the Uverse box, and plugging that into a switch along with my other consoles?

 



 

Well then, back to my original question. Is there a problem with hard wiring the game consoles? That should solve at least 80% of your problems, and the instructions are very simple.

 

 

 

 

 

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I was going to wait until I got home to see...I didn't know if there was an ethernet cable running from behind my tv to the uverse box.  (I wasn't there when they setup my service.)  If so, its as easy as unplugging the cord from the Uverse box, and plugging that into a switch along with my other consoles?

 

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detlem wrote:
I was going to wait until I got home to see...I didn't know if there was an ethernet cable running from behind my tv to the uverse box.  (I wasn't there when they setup my service.)  If so, its as easy as unplugging the cord from the Uverse box, and plugging that into a switch along with my other consoles?

 


 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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detlem wrote:
I was going to wait until I got home to see...I didn't know if there was an ethernet cable running from behind my tv to the uverse box.  (I wasn't there when they setup my service.)  If so, its as easy as unplugging the cord from the Uverse box, and plugging that into a switch along with my other consoles?

 


 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Computer-Joe wrote:

detlem wrote:
I was going to wait until I got home to see...I didn't know if there was an ethernet cable running from behind my tv to the uverse box.  (I wasn't there when they setup my service.)  If so, its as easy as unplugging the cord from the Uverse box, and plugging that into a switch along with my other consoles?

 


 

Yes

 

 

 

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Alrighty then.  Thanks for the info Joe.  I'll try this when I get home.  Should this alleviate some of the slow speed problems?  I talked to my girlfriend earlier who is using the wireless on her laptop now (with nothing else on) and she did a speakeasy test and was getting 16+mbps. 

 



Computer-Joe wrote:

detlem wrote:
I was going to wait until I got home to see...I didn't know if there was an ethernet cable running from behind my tv to the uverse box.  (I wasn't there when they setup my service.)  If so, its as easy as unplugging the cord from the Uverse box, and plugging that into a switch along with my other consoles?

 


 

Yes

 

 

 

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Alrighty then.  Thanks for the info Joe.  I'll try this when I get home.  Should this alleviate some of the slow speed problems?  I talked to my girlfriend earlier who is using the wireless on her laptop now (with nothing else on) and she did a speakeasy test and was getting 16+mbps. 

 

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Yes

 

 

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UPDATE:  I went and bought a switch.  Got home, and there is NO ethernet cord whatsoever going into the back of my uverse receiver. Only an empty port for ethernet.  Is this something new?

 


Computer-Joe wrote:

Yes

 

 

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UPDATE:  I went and bought a switch.  Got home, and there is NO ethernet cord whatsoever going into the back of my uverse receiver. Only an empty port for ethernet.  Is this something new?

 

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detlem wrote:

Computer-Joe wrote:

Yes

 

 

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UPDATE:  I went and bought a switch.  Got home, and there is NO ethernet cord whatsoever going into the back of my uverse receiver. Only an empty port for ethernet.  Is this something new?

 


 

                means the stb is running on coax...  so u can use the ethernet port for a device  (1)  not a switch...

                u can run a puter or a xbox from there...  might be a big bottle neck i f u tried the switch there  imho

                but u can run one device  aka ps3 or  xbox  etc

                the coax installs let u bridge back to the rg3800 by way of the hpna... circuit

 

 

               randy

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detlem wrote:

Computer-Joe wrote:

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UPDATE:  I went and bought a switch.  Got home, and there is NO ethernet cord whatsoever going into the back of my uverse receiver. Only an empty port for ethernet.  Is this something new?

 


 

                means the stb is running on coax...  so u can use the ethernet port for a device  (1)  not a switch...

                u can run a puter or a xbox from there...  might be a big bottle neck i f u tried the switch there  imho

                but u can run one device  aka ps3 or  xbox  etc

                the coax installs let u bridge back to the rg3800 by way of the hpna... circuit

 

 

               randy

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UPDATE:  I went and bought a switch.  Got home, and there is NO ethernet cord whatsoever going into the back of my uverse receiver. Only an empty port for ethernet.  Is this something new?

 


That being the case, lets look at an alternetive solution. Is there a phone jack near your entertainment center? If there is, it might be possible to move your Uverse router there. That would depend on how they are feeding the router. When you look at the back of the router, can you describe how many and what kind of wires are connected, and to what ports?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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detlem wrote:

UPDATE:  I went and bought a switch.  Got home, and there is NO ethernet cord whatsoever going into the back of my uverse receiver. Only an empty port for ethernet.  Is this something new?

 


That being the case, lets look at an alternetive solution. Is there a phone jack near your entertainment center? If there is, it might be possible to move your Uverse router there. That would depend on how they are feeding the router. When you look at the back of the router, can you describe how many and what kind of wires are connected, and to what ports?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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