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extra linksys wireless g router use

extra linksys wireless g router use

extra linksys wireless g router use

I have 2 pcs and 2 linksys wireless g broadband routers.  Is there anyway I can use the second router as a wireless access point for my second pc or will I need to buy the Linksys Wireless Desktop Adapter (WMP54G). It's shame to waste it.


RE: extra linksys wireless g router use

What is the best way to use a second router?  Can I set up a pc upstairs with the router and increase the range throughout my house.  Only thing is that would I need to buy a new cable modem?  

RE: extra linksys wireless g router use

You cannot have two cable modems on your connection.

You have choices about the extra router:

. Use it in client mode as suggested earlier.  This makes it not only a big wireless adapter, but the four switch ports are also usable in the remote location for access to the router;

. Use it as a repeater.  This cuts the bandwidth in half for any client of this repeater as an access point;

. Use it as a WDS mesh AP.  This is possible with the firmware links I gave above.

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