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Using a Belkin Brand router as a wireless bridge with a D-Link router

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This is a job I'm doing as a favour for my parents, and something I've been promising on my past visits. I'm not much of a networking guy, I mainly use switches at home for my stuff to keep things simple. Usually I like to figure stuff out my self, but I'm limited for time on this one.

What I'm trying to do here is a use a newly purchased wireless router (a Belkin F5D8236-4) as a wireless bridge in the middle of their house to extend the signal of their base router (a D-Link DIR 655.)

Is such a thing possible, and do I need to install a firewire such as DD-WRT to allow this?
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http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Supported_Devices#Belkin

unfortunately, i don't see your Belkin router under supported although the F5D8235 is supported tongue.gif

if it doesn't have a repeater option then you have to buy a cheap router that is supported. IIRC Buffalo sells routers that already has a form of DD WRT on it with fewer features.
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