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How to configure tplink repeater (WA850RE) ? My doubt is, I have to broadcast the same network with the same password as the original network or I can create another network with another password ?
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You can find lots of details on the support site for that unit:
http://www.tp-link.com/en/download/TL-WA850RE.html

If you are using it as a repeater then you'll likely program it for that mode and give it the credentials for the existing WiFi.
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It looks as if you can just press the WPS button on your existing router/access point (assuming WPS is configured) and the extender (if powered on and nearby) will connect to it and repeat it.  I looked at this manual:
http://static.tp-link.com/res/down/doc/TL-WA850RE(EU)_V2_UG.pdf
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