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We have a dillema.

There are four-five of us living on campus, basically we want to share an internet connection rather then pay ~$40 each a month. The interface is wireless and requires login through a web interface.

Basically am I able to get a repeater to do just this? It would be great! smile.gif
 
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You would need to ask the netowrk admins, if it is ment to be one user per account and you ae havinf more than one user its fraud >_<<br />
if the interface is wireless anyway why yould you need a repeater?

edit :-

see here
http://www.overclock.net/t/1137936/university-internet-problem/0_100#post_15248143
Edited by Ulquiorra - 5/14/13 at 11:55am
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Originally Posted by Ulquiorra View Post

You would need to ask the netowrk admins, if it is ment to be one user per account and you ae havinf more than one user its fraud >_<<br />
if the interface is wireless anyway why yould you need a repeater?

edit :-

see here
http://www.overclock.net/t/1137936/university-internet-problem/0_100#post_15248143

Of course I'd ask the admins first, just wanting to know if it's plausible before I go sounding stupid tongue.gif

EDIT: I have a better idea now anyway.. smile.gif
 
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Sounds like you don't know what a repeater actually does.
    
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post #5 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Oedipus View Post

Sounds like you don't know what a repeater actually does.

Point, when I made this thread I wasn't too sure on what I wanted.. The best thing I could do is have a "server" aka old computer constantly running then just share the connection.

So If I had a wi-fi card I could technically be able to setup so I can run the ethernet cable into a wireless router? I have an "Access point" that will work for just 1-2 PC's to test my theory out on either way..
 
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post #6 of 9
You want a desktop with an ethernet port and any type of wireless adapter.
Login first with the desktop and get the internet to work. Next share the internet connection by creating a ad hoc network through windows or osx.

To properly set up an ad hoc network, you need to nics, whether they wireless or not.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by darksideleader View Post

You want a desktop with an ethernet port and any type of wireless adapter.
Login first with the desktop and get the internet to work. Next share the internet connection by creating a ad hoc network through windows or osx.

To properly set up an ad hoc network, you need to nics, whether they wireless or not.

Yeah thought so! I'll be trying this in the upcoming weeks and then grabbing a N450 or N600 device to share the internet.. thumb.gif
 
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If your school's network admins aren't asleep at the wheel, the router will not work either.
    
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post #9 of 9
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If your school's network admins aren't asleep at the wheel, the router will not work either.

It's not the school, it's a third party company..

I'll test it on my desktop later, I've got a wi-fi card so if I can share internet through LAN it'll work in theory smile.gif
 
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