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I have an existing wired/wireless home network, and I just got a new pc for a distant room of the house. Setup is pictured below. The PC won't support a wireless card, and running an ethernet cable is out of the question. I do have a spare wireless router, however. Is there any way I can use this router as sort of an external wireless card? That is, access the existing wireless network with using this other router?


The little purple thingies are linksys WRT54G's.
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If one of the routers has bridging/repeating, then yes, otherwise no.
Hope that helps
EDIT: Actually it won't work sorry..,
Anyways how far is the second PC away from the first one?
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Im not sure but you could always try these usb wireless adapters 1, 2, 3
    
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you could flash them both with DD-WRT and use WDS

i've never done it personally, but it should work for you.
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you could flash them both with DD-WRT and use WDS

i've never done it personally, but it should work for you.
Yeah, that's what i was hoping to avoid, but lack of a single-sided firmware update forced me to. Seems to work okay. I like DD-WRT's little bandwidth monitoring graphs.
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