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Hey all,

Is it even possible to extend my wireless network using another wireless router?? So far I've only found one way, and that is to connect both routers with an ethernet cable, but that's not going to work in my situation.

Any Ideas??
    
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I did it for someone else but i forgot what i did. If i had them in front of me i could do it.

This is what i think i did.
2 Routers

First router 192.168.1.1 and got all dns info from modem. The second router i set a static IP address of 192.168.1.2 and set its gateway manually to 192.168.1.1 and dns to manually to info from router 1. It works but im not 100 percent thats what i did.
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A repeater would work.
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Yes, It would work.
I currently have a D-Link Wireless router which my current rig is plugged into. The wireless has gone bad but it still works as a router. I bought a Linksys Wireless which I plugged into the D-Link and now it serves as a WAP. However, you will have to hardwire 1 PC to the Linksys to configure it. Keep in mind that if you do this, the PC on the first router will not be able to see the other computers connected to the piggy-back.
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Easier to link in this case - http://www.wi-fiplanet.com/tutorials...le.php/3628576

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