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hey guys, i have a dlink router in my living room my computer in my room is wireless..i also have a 360 in my room..which i would like to connect to Live..but i dont really want to buy the $100 adapter..if i read what bridges are correctly, couldn't i just buy the bridge put it in my room, have it connect to the router then just run a cat5 cable to my computer and 360? Also if i can do that, what would be a good cheap bridge to get?

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anyone?
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Well, if you can run an ethernet cord from the router to your computer and can connect the 360 to ad-hoc computer-to-computer networks, you can share the wireless connection through your pc.

If this is possible:
Create a new wireless network and check the box at the bottom saying that it's a computer-to-computer (ad-hoc) network and put a password you can remember instead of providing one of your own.
With the LAN connection connected and enabled, go to advanced on the LAN properties and enable internet sharing.
Go to the 360 and connect it to the network, you should now have internet wirelessly to the 360 and wired to the PC.
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thats the thing, i cant run a cable from my computer to the router...would what i said work tho?
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thats the thing, i cant run a cable from my computer to the router...would what i said work tho?
Not sure, I only know how to do what i just described from messing around with one situation.
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thanks anyway man, i appreciate it

anyone else know if that would work?
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Here is an example of what i am trying to do
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A bridge is done with 2 routers. So you'll need to buy another router that supports DD-WRT firmware.

Read up on http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless_Bridge
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