Wifi extender

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Everybody in my.house has wifi service.I am.stuck in a back room with no service.for a month so I buy a wifi extender I do everything it tells me and the wps wont sync with I also used a laptop and tried it online it wont find the router im going crazy I just spent money on something that doesnt work now is it the router it self or my extender
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Donald Ross

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Michael McDowell

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Try setting up the extender or laptop close to the router then moving it further away if you get it to connect.
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Donald Ross

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I wasnt.expecting a.response that quick lol but I.tried that as well my phone and.xbox has no problem picking.up the router so I called tp link and they said I have to call exede because its not.finding.router
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You may need to set up the repeater using an Ethernet cable connected to the Exede modem and enter the security settings manually.  It should store the settings long enough to plug it in at it's destination.  If the repeater can't find the Exede modem from it's desired location it may be it is just too far away.  Have you considered powerline adapters|?  They have a great range especially if both units are plugged into the same 110V circuit branch at the breaker box.
 
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Donald Ross

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They are kissing each other and no signal guna.have to.call exede or.find out how to get into the router system and see whats going.on because my dad and brother messed with it
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Donald Ross

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It.has one.yes every device.in.house.picks up.router my phone.dont.and this.expander dont.im.sitting.next to.it and.nothing
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Even the cheap $15 ones on eBay need to be set up using a wired connection because maybe they don't have remote configuration enabled by default or it doesn't exist.  The WPS should not be needed in repeater mode.
 
When you do connect it using a wired connection, it should go without saying but here goes anyway, make sure the mode is set to repeater as many of them can do different things (such as Access Point, router, WISP client, etc.) Some of the other modes will need security set up identical to the Exede modem.

One more thing...  The repeater does not need to be in your room, just as close to the Exede modem as needs be to get it to relay to you.  Maybe the thing has enough power to make it from an adjacent room or hallway.
 
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Waldemar Rivera

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I switched to Hughesnet and got rid of all problems that I had with Exede.
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Bradley

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Nice. Go troll their forums now and the transition will be complete.
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Yes. Best of luck with your Hughesnet.