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Q: how to connect 2 routers

hello guys,

I have a Netgear wnr2000 router in my house up and running.. I have a new xbox 360 slim but is to far from the router and doesnt have enought signal "to stream hd movies"

I have a router "lynksys"wrt160n

I would like to learn how to connect lynksys router as "repeater" to netgear router.

can you show me the way im not good with computers but i can follow instructions i look in both manuals can figure it out

Please help me???

A: how to connect 2 routers

If the Linksys WRT160n does not support Repeater or Range Extender mode you can use DD-WRT firmware unless it is version 2.0.

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I have a Netgear connecting wired and wireless to internet. I want to use a BT home hub (same as Speedtouch 7g) as USB Print server. My printer is a Brother DCP 110C. My Netgear IP's are in the range 192.168.0.x but the home hub will only accept the printer on USB if IP is 192.168.1.253.
therefore, I want to get the home hub to connect to my netgear, but dont want to change the netgear IP's as I have 2 PC, laptop and xbox already conncting through it.
All I want to do is share the printer on the network (at present, it goes through 1X PC, but means that Pc has to be switched on).
the hub firmware is 6.2.6H
any help please?
 

A:connect two routers

If the two existing PCs and the XBox are all set for DHCP, as most systems are, there is no reason you cannot change the router's subnet to 192.168.0.xxx. Just reboot the PCs and they should pick up the new IP address after making the changes on the router.
 

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Ahoy guys,
I have a network question...

I have 2 Linksys routers (WRT or something). Router A is in Room A along with the modem. Router B(collecting dust) is in Room B (upstairs) and Room B has most of my computers. The only "functional" computer in Room B is my laptop, but that's because it's Wi-Fi enabled. I would like to connect Router A to Router B, which would give computers around Router B an internet connection. I have some cat-5 cables laying around, which might help.
Any Help?
Thanks.

A:Connect 2 routers together?

hi Metamencs, and welcome to sevenforums

this tutorial may help

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JohnWill said:


You would want to bridge the 2WIRE router to eliminate it's routing function and use it as a plain modem. This will allow you to configure any port forwarding and QoS in the D-Link router.Click to expand...

Ihave the same problem. how do you do this?
my setup
first: modem/router cable motorola. i just want to use the modem function.
second: tomato flashed router. I want all functions of router to run through this one.

currently I have dhcp enabled on first and disabled on second. I want dhcp, port forwarding, etc to all be run from the second. internet is working wired/wireless through second.

On the first, do i disble dhcp and nat?
 

A:Connect two routers.

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Note: You will need to post complete details of your configuration and your specific issue in this new thread for us to help you.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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Hey! So, i want to connect a DIR-625 Wireless N ( dlink.com/products/?model=DIR-625) to a DI-524 Wireless G d-link.ca/products/?model=DI-524). I want the DIR-625 Wireless N to be the one exposed to the internet with the DI-524 Wireless G connected to the DIR-625. The reason i want to do this is because I want to have both wireless N + G running at the same time. Is that possible?

Here is the steps i have so far on how to do it. I got them from a previous post in the forum about a linksys and have adapted them to the D-Link and i want to know if they will work with the D-Link's.

1) Plug the DI-524 into a computer. Make Sure the internet is NOT connected to the DI-524.

2) Log into the router and change the Router's IP to 192.168.0.2 and disable DHCP

3) Unplug the DI-524, plug the internet into the DIR-625, and connect the DIR-625 to the same computer.

4) Set up my PPPoE settings and set up my wireless security settings.

5) Connect the DI-524 to the DIR-625 by connecting them with standard Ethernet cable. Make sure to connect them by LAN ports.

6) Plug the rest of the computers into the DIR-625 and set them up normally.
Will these adapted steps work? Can i run Wireless G + N at the same time?

Thanks in advance Everyone!
Also, for reference here is the thread i got these steps from (devhardware.com/forums/networking-34/connect-another-router-to-existing-router-71149.html)

Also Sorry I can't post links so you have to add www. to the front of them
 

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I want to have a little LAN party for 6 people. But I have a problem. I have two different routers one is newer than the other. Both are Linksys routers. The newer one has a WAN, 4 ports, and Uplink in the back. The other older version has an Internet and 4 ports. How would I set this up so 6 computers can connect to each other and play video games?
 

A:How to connect two different routers?

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I have a spare Linksys Wireless G router with speedbooster. I live in a 3 story
house and have a router on the lower floor. We will be moving to the 3rd floor
but want to keep our network setup as is. Can I connect another router which will be
on the 3rd floor? Will this cause a conflict with the lower floor router?

The router signal on the lower floor is not very strong when on the 3rd floor, the reason
I would want another Linksys device.
 

A:Can I connect two routers?

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Hi guys
I have a router connected with internet but it's does not
Cover my home so I have another router with wireless N and USB charing
So I want to connect both router together and let the router with
Wireless N to work as a repeater and re distribute the signal again

So how to do that???

A:how to connect two routers together?

Here is a tutorial on how to do it. Post back if it works or if you have any other questions.

How to Connect Two Routers on One Home Network | eHow.com

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Hi, I have a similar problem. I have a Netgear MR814V.2 Wireless/Cable/4-Port Router and a 645Series ADSL Modem. How would I set this up. They are both routers and I'm trying to config them both.
The reason I need to is because I keep on getting connection drops. Either trying to log-in to E-Mail or... just streaming music. Please... help.

I read the above but the way you put it is confusing me a bit.

Here's a screenshot of my current Config on the Netgear Router:

Router Status

LAN IP setup

Modem DSL config page

Hope this helps...
 

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I have just bought and installed a new wireless router. The problem is that I have two other computers, one of them gets the signal from the new router better, while the other computer recognize the old router's better. Is there anyway I can connect two routers together to make the two computers working at their best?
 

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I currently have a 3com router/modem which is connected to the internet. I have a D-Link that I am not using but want to use it to extend my wireless range. I also want to connect them with a wire, not wirelessly. How can I do this?

Thanks
-MMJ
 

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Hi,
i'm new in this forum, and kind of new in networking.
i will highly appreciate any help for my question.
i have 2 pc's in my office that are connected together via a router (i'll call it 1) which is connected to another router (i'll call it 2) then to a firewall then a modem to internet.
All other computers are connected to the router #2. i want to be able to connect and share files with them but i don't know how to do it.
my operating system is WinXP professional.
Thanks in advance for your help.
 

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Hi all
My Nephew has a very long house and a computer cannot get a signal from the wireless router which is at the other end of the house. He doesn't want to run RJ45 cables.
Could he use 2 routers so the second one connects wireless to the first one which is connected to his adsl phone socket by a ethernet cable. if so how would i go about setting them up, settings wise. in easy steps please.

If so would the computer also be able to talk to each other to be able to transfer files etc to each other.. (enable workgroup & sharing drives/folders) i know how to setup this bit.

A:Connect 2 Routers together Wirelessly

  
Quote: Originally Posted by nadogr4


Hi all
My Nephew has a very long house and a computer cannot get a signal from the wireless router which is at the other end of the house. He doesn't want to run RJ45 cables.
Could he use 2 routers so the second one connects wireless to the first one which is connected to his adsl phone socket by a ethernet cable. if so how would i go about setting them up, settings wise. in easy steps please.

If so would the computer also be able to talk to each other to be able to transfer files etc to each other.. (enable workgroup & sharing drives/folders) i know how to setup this bit.



It is possible.. what are the make and model of his routers... some routers are able to become APs

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Hey.
I have Vonage phone service and they sent me a router. I conntected it up and everything is fine. I connected my wireless router to one of the 4 ports. I can get to the internet over the wireless router but I can not get to the other pc's on my network. the second router is 192.168.1.XXX/255.255.255.0 and the router that is connected to my cable modem is 192.168.15.XXX/255.255.255.0.

I used to use vnc to control the pc's but it cannot see pc's on the other router. what is wrong?
 

A:connect two routers in series

You should probably only use one router, or disable DHCP on the second router (Whichever one that is plugged into the internet through the other)

It'd be more helpful if you could tell us the models of the two routers, maybe we could tell you step-by-step how to disable DHCP. But I still think that using only one router is a better idea. And I'm fairly certain that Vonage will work on any router, having set it up before on a Linksys purchased at Wal-Mart for a friend.

So, if you need wireless, then try plugging the Vonage phone and your computers into the same router, not using the one that Vonage sent you. If this works, then just keep the one they sent you as a backup in case yours breaks.

Tell me if this works, if it doesn't, then we'll just try a bit harder.
 

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Hi, i have two routers, a Dlink and a linksys. i have 2 computers upstairs, one of which connects wirelessly to the dlink, and the other wired. the dlink is connected to my cable modem. all this works, and has the internet.

my problem is i have 2 computers downstairs that dont have wireless cards, but i have a linksys router lying around. the linksys has wireless. im wondering if its possible to make the linksys connect to the dlink's network so that my two computers can have the internet. basically, they'd be wired to the linksys, and it would be networked with the dlink which is sharing the internet connection. is this possible or should i just buy wireless cards?

thanks in advance!
 

A:Trying to connect two routers wirelessly

Some wireless router will operate in bridge or AP mode, but many will only operate in gateway mode. If you don't have a bridge or AP mode in the wireless setup of the secondary router, you won't be able to bridge them wirelessly.
 

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Sorry. Figured it out.
 

A:Solved: Connect 2 routers together?

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HI guys, I reset my router (WBR-T2) a fews days ago and now I cannot connect to internet (although I can connect to the router - local only). Any solutions please? Thanks guys . Oli.
 

A:Reset routers now can't connect to net

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Hello,

I have an issue that I cannot resolve...I'm relatively novice to networking - so if possible it would be helpful if the answer is easy to understand and step by step

Here is what I'm trying to do:
I have a Belkin F5D8235 N+ Wireless router that is my primary router and is connected to my cable modem. I have this hooked up to a D-Link DHP-302 Powerline HD setup that runs my internet through the electric lines. Downstairs at the TV I have an old Linksys wrtsl54gs wireless router that I want to hook up to the Powerline setup to provide internet access to my DirecTV and PS3. Also, I would like the Linksys router to serve as an extender of my main wireless network so I can get a better signal downstairs.

I'm trying to figure out how to configure the Linksys router to hook into my current network rather than wanting to establish its own and act as a server, etc... I'm just not that advanced with network settings - I've tried to make several settings changes to the Linksys router, but it does not seem to accept my changes.

I uploaded some screen shots of the configuration utilities for each router.

Thanks so much!!
Dave
 

A:Trying to connect two Wireless Routers Together, please help!

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Hello

I have a townhouse and i have a new neighbor who setup his wireless router and now my wireless router will not connect and my other neighbor is having the same issues. motorola wireless router and also purchased a dlink wireless router and i still cannot see my ssid. I can see it when i unplug and plug back in for about 2 minutes but it will not connect I have tried open wireless then wpa and mac address no luck please help I have taken the routers to my friends house and with out changing anything they connect to 3 different laptops Thanks
 

A:2 new wireless routers and still cannot connect

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I am not able to connect my new Kindle Wi-Fi to my Linksys WRT160Nv3 802.11b/g/n or my Dell TrueMobile 1184 802.11b routers. I use WPA2 Personal security on the Linksys. I tried using N mode and mixed mode without success. I prefer not to set my router exclusively to g mode. I will *not* turn off security on the Linksys for obvious reasons.

With the Dell, I tried using both WEP and no security. No success.

With both routers I tried manually configuring the network using both DHCP and static, being careful to set the router, mask (255.255.255.0) and DNS (4.2.2.3 or 4.2.2.5) to values that work with our laptops.

Someone posted a similar issue with a Linksys WPN160N saying that after waiting *long* times on hold for tech support and no solution that they drove over to a hot spot, connected successfully, then was able to come back home and successfully connnect to their home network. I tried the same. Was able to connect at the McDonalds hot spot OK. Came back home and was not able to connect to either the Dell with no security or the Linksys with WPA2 Personal.

I'm considering returning the Kindle. Thought about getting the 3G, but I hate the idea of having to pay the extra $50 only because my Christmas gift did not work. I figure why reward Amazon for their Wi-Fi model not working by buying a 3G Wi-Fi? But that's just me.

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.
 

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Hi,

I'm trying to figure out how to setup 3+ routers in sequence, and the settings required for each router, so I can run them down a long corridor.

The Router connected to the internet is a Draytek Vigor 2800.
1 IP 192.168.1.1
Subnet: 255.255.255.0
DHCP IP range: 192.168.1.50 - 192.168.1.150

I purchased 2x TP-Link TL-MR3420
I've set IP's on both of these to
2 IP: 192.168.1.2
3 IP: 192.168.1.3
Subnets are also the same
Questions:
A: Am I right to Disable DHCP for routers 2, and 3 as IP addresses for each computer connecting to the network will be assigned by router 1?

B: I want to connect them in sequence 1-> 2-> 3, Is it correct to connect them via the Lan ports, so
Router 1, Lan Port 1
TO
Router 2, Lan Port 1
Then
Router 2, Lan Port 2
TO
Router 3, Lan Port 1

Is That correct

C: Does it matter what I call the networks, or do they all need to have the same name?

D: is there any other setting I've missed out on?

TY
 

A:Connect 3+ routers in Sequence

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I can get it to connect to the internet through a direct link to the modem, but I've tried several routers and it has the same issue every time. I see "connected" but can't get online, and each time I try to ping the gateway it times out. The routers are brand new, so I can only think that the computer just doesn't want to work with them. What might be causing the issue?

A:Computer will not connect with any routers

and welcome to the Forum

Did you powercycle when you changed from connecting to the Modem to the Router?

Lets take a peek at your network environment:

First:

Power Cycle everything . . Turn off the Modem, router and all pc's . . turn on the Modem and wait a few minutes for the lights to stabilize . . then turn on the router, then one pc at a time. See if you connect to the internet.

Then:

Remove all the stored wireless network profiles and search for the network again.

How to Remove Stored Wireless Network Profiles for XP, Vista, and Windows 7

Then: check your browser's settings, remove any proxy settings if found here's how.

Then:

with the pc connected to the router, Click on Start . . Run . . type CMD

At the > prompt type type the following command: IPCONFIG /ALL and press enter


Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter. Come back here and Paste the results in a message.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB drive, or a CD-R disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.

then please Download and run this Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector, click the Networks link on the upper left and paste a screen shot of that screen here. Note that this application requires NET Framework to run. If you get an error about a... Read more

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My desktop XP is temporarily off-line. It was connected to the Internet via a DSL router, using ethernet cabling. My portable Toshiba Satellite A20, with XP, is currently connected to the Internet through a Netgear router to a satellite internet provider via a dish. this works fine, except when we have snow or ice, which happens often in Canada.

I would like to connect both the DSL router and the satellite router to the A20, so that I can share printers and other devices with my iPad (on the DSL LAN). i want to avoid any major changes to my configuration parameters, so that I can return to the status quo ante, when my desktop is returned soon.

Advice would be appreciated.
 

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Hi,
I have a question which hopefully you can answer.

Router/Modem one is attached to the internet and transmits a wireless signal. My computer is connected to the internet via a wireless adapter, when I want to connect to my network TV HDD, printer , and home server (possibly a windows home server in the future) I just disconnect from Router one and connect to Router two. I want to know if it is possible to run a wired Ethernet cable in-between my computer and router two so I can connect to both networks. Wired to router two with the HDD and printer, and wireless to router one for internet.
Now here are the rules!!!

-I can NOT run a wire in-between router one and router two (by order of wife!)
-I can disable the wireless and/or DHCP on router two or even replace it with a switch.

If you have any good answers I would really appreciate them.
Thanks a lot,
 

A:Connect one computer to two routers

Yes. (I only saw one question.)

On the second (ethernet) connection if you use a router assign a static IP and mask and leave the Gateway and DNS server blank.
 

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Hello,
I have 2 routers on different locations with static IP addresess and I want to connect LAN`s for file sharing over internet..The routers are Netgear WGR614 and Edimax BR-6204WG..Can anyone have idea how can I do that??
Thanks
 

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I have a linksys 54g wireless broadband router and a belkin 54g wireless broadband router.

I wish to connect 2 x pcs upstairs, to one router, then have that wirelessly connect to second router.

The second router would be my dhcp server, firewall and internet connection.
The first router would just be a glorified access point.

The problem I have is that if I use the first router in 'access point' mode, it wont see the second router, my pcs lose their dhcp addresses and the whole thing falls over.

I have both routers in the same IP range, same network name, same wireless channel - and even the same room for testing purposes!
BOTH will act as routers and connect me to the net on their own - wired or wireless - but NEITHER can see each other when I try to go from one to the other to get to the net.

Do I need to make an entry into my routing table?
Do I need the internet hosting router to be the gateway and the other to just be a 'router'.............
heeeeeeeeeeeeeeelp.
 

A:Connect to the net via 2 x wireless routers?

No can do, routers only connect in gateway mode, and two routers will never talk to each other.
 

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I have a problem very similar to this but slightly different. I have moved into a new flat and share an internet connection with my flatmate - which ever room we put the router in though one of us ends up with a terrible signal.

I have my own router to use as a secondary range extender from my previous flat but it isn't practical for us to have our routers connected together physically. Can they be connected together wirelessly and then have the signal rebroadcast so we can both receive a strong signal?

I realise this would probably slow down my connection speed but I don't have a lot of money & if I could use my router instead of buying a new bridge I could sacrifice some connection speed.
 

A:Wirelessly connect routers

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Note: You will need to post complete details of your configuration and your specific issue in this new thread for us to help you.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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I have my main PC which I have moved within the house and the speed etc is all fine

My 2nd PC is downstairs and is connected wirelessly - however after moving the main PC the connection is pretty slow and frequently drops.

I have a spare router can this be plugged into either the main router to boost performance or to the 2nd PC rather than use the WIFI card

A:Can you connect two routers to one network

You should be able to plug in the 2nd router to the main one and set it up as an access point, im not sure if you could use it as a receiver.

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Hi,

I have been struggeling a little to connect 2 Routers wireless and share the internet connection Hopefully someone here might help me.

The setup i have nad wish to use is:

1X Cable router connected to a Linksys Wireless router with cable ( This is working fine as i can connect wireless and get internet and everything). Problem appears when i want to connect 2 desktops from another room and these dont have Wlan adapters - So here i connect them wired to a third Wireless Router "Billion" i had in hope that i can make the Billion and Linksys to talk together wireless and then be able to get the 2 Desktops on the internet as well.

Anyone have a clue how to set this up ?

Thanks
 

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hi there! firstly i want to thank you for accesing my thread. i hope you can help. secondly here's my problem: i have 2 routers connected wiredly - a Dlink dir-300 and a Dlink dir-615 (both of them are wireless routers). until some time ago my internet connection was basically this one: the ISP internet cable went in the internet port of an Asus normal (not wireless) router and from one of its lan ports went a cable in the in the internet port of the Dlink dir-300 which is in my room. now the Asus broke down so i bought the Dlink dir-615 to replace it. the connection is exactly the same except the Asus router which now is the dir-615. the problem is that now the dir-300 (the last router in the connection) doesn't detect the internet signal coming from the dir-615 threw the wire between them and the laptop connected to the dir-300 detects an ip conflict error. the dir-615 router (connected directly to the ISP cable) works just fine. i am open to any suggestions and thank you for showing your interest
 

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Hi Buddies,

I hope this forum may help me a lot. Can you please help me finding a solution for this issue?
I want to connect two different networks with 2 soho routers.

R#1 - 10.2.2.0/24
Router - 1 WAN port and 4 LAN ports

R#2 - 10.1.1.0/24
Router - 1 WAN port and 4 LAN ports
 

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I have one wireless router connected to the internet. I would like to use another one to connect to it on a portable piece of equipment. I would like to be able to access the network and internet on the first router from the second router.

How do I configure the second router to wirelessly connect to the first router and allow access to the internet and the other network?
 

A:Connect two wireless routers together, wirelessly

The second router has to support "range extender" mode (or whatever it may be called by the manufacturer) (most routers don't). You may have better luck with an access point - these dedicated devices usually have more wireless-specific features.
 

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Hi All,

I have a Linksys BERFS41 wired router that I use as the main distribution point from my cable modem. I have also connected a NetGear WGR614 wireless router (off of the Linksys) for my few laptops. I would like to have the Linksys set the IP addresses for all of the computers, but whenever I try to set it up, I cannot access the internet through it. I have an NAS device on my network that I use for back-up and also as a USB print server. I've tried setting the RIP on both units to level 2 (don't remember the exact phrasing) and disabling the DHCP server on the wireless router but with no luck. I'm sure I'm missing a step (or 10) here and hope you can help me solve this.

Right now, the way it's set up, it works, but I cannot access the NAS or printer (or other desktops for that matter) unless I plug the laptops into an ethernet cable

One question, if I flash the routers to the Tomato firmware (assuming it supports them both) will that help my problem?
Thanks,

Tim
 

A:Wired & wireless routers...how to connect them

Please don't post duplicate threads. If your thread is in an inappropriate forum, please report it and a moderator will move it.

Continue the problem resolution here: http://forums.techguy.org/networking/863580-wired-wireless-routers-how-connect.html
 

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Ok I have two wireless Linksys routers, one is an old Linksys WRT54G v2 the other is a brand new Linksys E1000. I want to hard wire them together with RJ45 ethernet cable in order to have wireless connectivity throughout the home. I will not be using a SSID, as I live in a very rural area and password protecting my network is not an issue. The main router will be connected to a Cable broadband modem that uses dynamic ip addressing. Anything I should know before attempting this
 

A:Please help me connect these two wireless Linksys routers

Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together.

Note: The "primary" router can be an actual router, a software gateway like Microsoft Internet Connection Sharing, or a server connection that has the capability to supply more than one IP address using DHCP server capability. No changes are made to the primary "router" configuration.

Configure the IP address of the secondary router(s) to be in the same subnet as the primary router, but out of the range of the DHCP server in the primary router. For instance DHCP server addresses 192.168.0.2 through 192.168.0.100, I'd assign the secondary router 192.168.0.254 as it's IP address, 192.168.0.253 for another router, etc.

Note: Do this first, as you will have to reboot the computer to connect to the router again for the remaining changes.

Disable the DHCP server in the secondary router.

Setup the wireless section just the way you would if it was the primary router, channels, encryption, etc. Note that you should use the same SSID and encryption key for the secondary router but a non-conflicting channel. I recommend channels 1, 6, or 11 for use for the best results.

Connect from the primary router's LAN port to one of the LAN ports on the secondary router. If there is no uplink port and neither of the routers have auto-sensing ports, use a cross-over cable. Leave the WAN port unconnected!

This procedure bypasses the routing function (NAT layer) and configures the router as a switch (o... Read more

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I've set up two routers (one a primary router and the second as an access point to extend my wifi). They are currently in the same room connected together a by 1 metre cable and everything is working fine.
However, I need to move the second router upstairs and trying to replicate the connection between the two routers. The house is wired with network points and cables which all feed into a 24 Port Planet 10/100Mbps Ethernet Switch.
I've located the wall socket/ethernet port number (No. 6) from which the primary room is located and connected and similar the second router in the upstairs room (No. 2).
As its going into an ethernet switch, I thought that should automatic connect routers on the network. However, when I try to access the second router (via WIFI), its not connecting to the internet which is likely because the two routers are no longer connected.
I tested the two sockets (No. 6 and No. 2) with one of those cable testers and I did get a signal on both ends, so not sure what is going on. To my mind, the routers should be connected.
Can anyone help?

A:Connect 2 routers via Ethernet Switch

From your description it should work.
Go back to step one with two routers connected by the 1M cable and double check you get a wifi connection to the internet.
Plug Primary router into wall socket and secondary router into other end of cable, before the switch - check connection.
Recconect switch and plug secondary router to switch with 1M cable - check connection.
Reconnect switch and try secondary router in desired location - check connection.
A bit of hassle but will identify where the connection is failing.

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I've been having issues with my Windows 8.1 laptop's wi-fi for a while now. It used to work perfectly fine and then started acting up. Basically I could see all the available access points but was not able to connect to any of them (home routers, iphone hotspot etc.). I was only able to connect via ethernet. I recently moved into a new house for uni and got Virgin wi-fi installed and suddenly my laptop could connect wirelessly no problem!

I assumed the problem had somehow been fixed but I recently took my laptop into uni and wasn't able to connect there and was still unable to connect to my phone's hotspot. I'm thinking that my laptop is able to connect to 5Ghz frequencies but not 2.4Ghz. Does anyone know why this might be and how to fix it?

Solutions I've tried:

Updated network drivers
Replaced the wireless adapter itself
Re-installed Windows 8.1 completely
Fully updated Windows

 

A:Laptop won't connect wirelessly to *most* routers

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I got A new linksys router and when i connected it, it wont go online.. the ip on Local area connection status shows as 192.168.0.100 which i thought it was weird.. because i usually see 192.168.0.1 through 6 both router have the same prob

A:2 new routers wont connect to internet.

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Hi, I am trying to connect two wireless routers together so I can use the wireless n on one and have g on the other to allow smart phones to connect to it.

I have cable internet and it is connected to my wireless n router (Linksys WRT320n) and I would like to connect another wireless router (Netgear WPN824) to it by a wire.

So far I have connected the two routers by a cable from the linksys into the wan port on the netgear. I have assigned the netgear router a ip address 192.168.2.1, which is different from the linksys 192.168.1.1
I have also turned off DHCP on the netgear.
The wireless network from the linksys is called NETWORK1 and the wireless network on the netgear is called NETWORK2

When I connect to the netgear using a cable the internet works. However I cannot get an internet connection through the netgear's wireless network.

Does anyone have any suggestions, or do I just have the wrong hardware to attempt this kind of configuration?

Thank you in advance. Will
 

A:Connect two wireless routers using a wire

have a read here

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Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together

Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together
Shamelessly stolen from a John Will Post

Note: The "primary" router can be an actual router, a software gateway like Microsoft Internet Connection Sharing, or a server connection that has the capability to supply more than one IP address using DHCP server capability. No changes are made to the primary "router" configuration.

Configure the IP address of the secondary router(s) to be in the same subnet as the primary router, but out of the range of the DHCP server in the primary router. For instance DHCP server addresses 192.168.0.2 through 192.168.0.100, I'd assign the secondary router 192.168.0.254 as it's IP address, 192.168.0.253 for another router, etc.

Note: Do this first, as you will have to reboot the computer to connect to the router again for the remaining changes.

Disable the DHCP server in the secondary router.

Setup the wireless section just the way you would if it was the primary router, channels, encryption, etc.

Connect from the primary router's LAN port to one of the LAN ports on the secondary router. If there is no uplink port and neither of the routers have auto-sensing ports, use a cross-over cable. Leave the WAN port unconnected!

This procedure bypasses the routing function (NAT layer) and configures the rout... Read more

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Hello all,
I have a Netgear DG834 PN wireless router. I have a happy network set up but thick walls mean doesn't extend v far. Is it possible for me to connect this router to a D Link DI524 wireless router to get a 2nd wirless network in another part of the house? I can run a patch cable between the routers.

If so please advise of the settings required.

Thanks in advance
Furrygirl
 

A:Trying to connect 2 wireless routers in series

Yes you can, altho you have to make sure the second router has a different ip to the other one. You can also fit larger aerials to improve signal strength!!!!
 

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I have two units for rent. Thus, I need a total of three separate networks so we don't accidentally share files. The two units, a duplex, and the main residence is about 20 meters away. I'm thinking of putting a router in each unit and have them connected wirelessly to the router in the main residence. I think they can connect to the main router in bridge mode but can them have their own network (I mean one has an ip address of something like 100.50.10.x, the other 120.60.20.x)? Thanks in advance for any help.

A:Can two routers connect to one router wirelessly and have their own ip

Hello yky, can you answer questions 2-4 from the guide below?

Basic Requirements Before Posting your Networking Thread

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Hi All,

I have a Linksys BERFS41 wired router that I use as the main distribution point from my cable modem. I have also connected a NetGear WGR614 wireless router (off of the Linksys) for my few laptops. I would like to have the Linksys set the IP addresses for all of the computers, but whenever I try to set it up, I cannot access the internet through it. I have an NAS device on my network that I use for back-up and also as a USB print server. I've tried setting the RIP on both units to level 2 (don't remember the exact phrasing) and disabling the DHCP server on the wireless router but with no luck. I'm sure I'm missing a step (or 10) here and hope you can help me solve this.

One question, if I flash the routers to the Tomato firmware (assuming it supports them both) will that help my problem?
Thanks,

Tim
 

A:Solved: Wired & wireless routers...how to connect them

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I have a T1 backbone connected to a Linksys wireless 4 port N router running 2 hubs and 1 websmart POE switch. I need to bring in another network on the same T1 backbone, keeping it separated from my current network with it's own DHCP router. I'm thinking I need to go from the T1 to a hub uplink port, then out to the ethernet port on both routers. Keeping the current setting on #1 router 192.168.1.1 and assigning an IP to the #2 Linksys router 192.168.2.1. I'm not sure if this will work, but it seems right, right?
 

A:How do I connect T1 to two DHCP routers, setup two networks

Thanks Rick

Thanks for your input Rick.
Currently I do have the T1 in the WAN port of my Linksys wireless router. This is my network DHCP server and has been working great. We have a school moving into my church building and I'm trying to provide them with their own LAN and internet. I'm not going to spend the cash for VLAN stuff, not cost effective. So I guess I'll just have to give them a router with static IP routing and their IT guy will have to assign IP's to each of their machines. My Linksys router is managing about 20 user stations and 5/8 wireless each day. This leaves me about 20 IP avail for my network. I could easly manage the school's needs without another DHCP router, but I don't want them to see my shared folders on my network. The static solution is the only one I can think of. Plus I don't want to use up my IP's.
 

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I have a Linksys WR54GS router as my main router attached to the internet. I run a Bed & Breakfast and I give my guests free access to the internet via WiFi. My problem is, I also use that network for my business and personal computers and I am afraid that a tech savvy guest could hack into my files. I thought that if I connect a second WiFi router, I could set up a second network which my guests could use to access the web thru my main router.

Does anyone have a clue if this is possible?
 

A:I want to connect 2 Wi-Fi routers to create 2 separate networks

It mostly depends on the company that is your internet provider... With their sayso, you can do it easily... just be sure the channels are widely different, and that you can control them through your client setups so the customer understands what and where.
 

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ok... i own a house right next door to my own, and i have allowed my mother to live there under a true "rent-to-own" policy, being that im the landlord, and her son, and about 50 ft from each others house, i gave her an early christmas gift of road runner internet added to her cable, since my first idea didnt work which was to let her leech off of my dsl... which I PAY FOR as well as the cable internet she has, both are under my name, just 2 different house numbers. now for some reason when im outside on the screen deck, her weak wifi signal has a higher transfer rate than my strong wifi signal on my dsl. with all the file sharing, video chatting, internet tv i sometimes watch, its a pain to be disconnected from one network when i try to connect to the other network and vise versa. i was wondering if there was a way to connect to both at the same time and just have my computer feed off of which ever one it sees with a faster transfer rate on its own without having to disconnect from the first one.

now i have seen the forum where you had to close discussions because you deemed it to be a topic of illegality, however i only touch on this topic at this time because i accually own both service providers, and was wondering if you would consider helping me if there is a solution only because unlike most, who you have already stated just want to leech off the neighbors unsecured wifi, i am the owner of both plans. if you do not wish to post anything publically because... Read more

A:is ther a way to connect to 2 wireless routers at the same time

With all due respect to you, I am having a very difficult time with what I am reading here. I am not speaking about the wifi/ Internet, either.

All that I can tell you is to check with your local Internet providers as to their policy (and legalities) of sharing a wifi signal. There is no reason in the world that if you are truly just 50' feet away from the router that is broadcasting an 802.11g wifi signal, that you should encounter any Internet connectivity trouble whatsoever - and vice-versa. A 50' distance from a router today would be welcomed by many.

It is possible to connect to two wifi signals at once from what I have seen, but it serves no purpose. Your system limits the bandwidth as well as the number of concurrent connections that you may have to the Internet at any given time.

Go into the Network and sharing Center, delete all profiles, connect to the 2 wifi profiles that you wish and select "connect to a better signal if available". While staying in hotels recently, my system would switch between wifi signals constantly - and seamlessly. It takes but a few seconds, if that, and I never knew while it was happening.

Good Luck to you.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hell, I am a new member and would like to thank you for being part of so many solutions that some have helped me solved. Can you connect an independent hard drive so that music can be shared with whole network? If so what are my options? Have a great day.
Whether I have to buy something or not, Operating system Hp sin.8

A:Using your Routers USB to connect Music Hard Drive?

Only if it is specified in the documentation that you can use the USB port for a Network Shared USB drive.

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Hi,
i have a scenerio.I have hubs that connect PCs together and routers that connects the hubs. I also need to connect the routers(approx one on each level in a ten level building)to a mainframe(fileserver). what do i use to connect them up? Do i need devices like switches??
 

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I have two wireless routers, one Linksys N and one Netgear G available in the box. My laptop is N and my wife's laptop is G. But I only have one internet connection. As far as I know the N network is degraded to G if I add her G laptop to the network. Could I activate the G router by connecting the two routers via a lan cable and assign her laptop to it? I would try that but searching and reading posts here makes me think I should avoid uneducated experiments.

Any help would be appreciated.

Jack

A:How do I connect two wireless routers to one internet connection?

Hi jborchel

Use one wireless router for both laptops.

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i successfully connected an old g-router to my Netgear DGN3300 with the help of this tutorial.

But the old router does not have guestnetwork (I do have very secure normal network, and a separate guestnetwork on the DGN 3300). If i buy a new router that has guestnetwork (even if it is the same DGN3300), will that also enable both networks on the accesspoint-router? I would think so, but want to be sure before i buy a new one.

Thanks,

Kay

A:connect 2 routers but with gues and standard network

I will have to look at the link more tomorrow but if each device is on a different subnet then yes your local network is secure. If they are the same then guest network can most likely access your local PC's.
Example.
192.168.1.2 with subnet mask 255.255.255.0
And
192.168.2.2 with subner mask 255.255.255.0 are on 2 different networks.

Then
192.168.1.2 and 192.168.1.1 with subnet mask of 255.255.255.0 are on the same network.

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I have been using one wireless router which is working fine, but i have decided to add another wireless router downstairs to better the signal by putting the internet wire into the router. But when i do this both the routers work fine for 10mins, as i am able to browse the internet etc but then everything stops working from both routers. It shows on my computer and iPad as connected as they have full signal strength but no webpage loads. Can anyone help please
 

A:Why does my internet keep dropping out when i connect two wireless routers?

Describe your network, including the brand and model of the modem, routers, switches, etc., and how they are interconnected.
 

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I am trying to connect, with permission, to my neighbor's wifi. I intend to use a Quad-4 transmitting antenna in the focal point of a parabola at his place and an additional quad-4 antenna on a parabola as receive at my house. 14 db gain should cross 1000 feet. My question is: what connections must I use at each site? My computer automatically connects to any available wifi. He will purchase a router, (Any recommendations)? to add another wifi ready laptop in another room in his house. I want to send his router wifi to my house. Will we need routers in each house? Head scratcher?...Easy?
Thanks guys...keep up the good work.
 

A:Connect 2 computers via parabolic ant, wifi routers-

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I am trying to connect two wireless routers in order to extend the range of my wifi signal. Preferably they would be connected wirelessly.

The models are the Virgin Superhub (VMDG480) - which has the internet access - and the Netgear Wireless-G Router WGR614 v9 - which is intended for use as a repeater.

Firstly, is this possible, given that the Netgear model doesn't support client mode or bridging?

Secondly, if this is possible could anyone help me configure these routers? I know about having them on seperate channels and different IP addresses but that is about all I know.

Cheers
 

A:Solved: Is it possible to connect these two routers to increase wifi range?

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Here is the situation. I have setup a wireless network (802.11b) in my wife's office at work. I used a Netgear Wireless Cable/DSL Router with the factory defaults on (NAT = on and DHCP = on). Everything works fine on this network regarding file and printer sharing as well as internet connection sharing through NAT. The other part of my wife's office wants to share the internet connection that already exists but wants their own wireless network such that either local network cannot see the other's network. The office that wants to get hooked up just purchased their own Wireless Cable/DSL Router (vendor is Linksys) and wants to know if I can use that to hook them up to share the internet connection and at the same time provide them with their own LAN with no file or print sharing with the other LAN. How can I hook up the 2nd router to do this and what configuration changes must I make? I assume that I need to turn off DHCP on the 2nd router and possible set the gateway on the second router to the IP address of the 1st router which is 192.168.0.1 by default. Let me know what to do ASAP. Thanks.
 

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Hy,
Okay so for the past week i have battled with my two routers trying to make them talk to each other.
My main router (router A) is a dlink dir-615 ver. B
My second router (router b) that im trying to make talk to router A is a dlink router dir-615 ver E1 flashed with dd-wrt custom firmware.
I have looked at every setup guide people have posted online and youtube videos to no avail.
can anyone help me make my 2 routers talk to each other?
 

A:trying to connect my 2 dlink dir615 routers in client mode to talk

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Hi, You could save my sanity here guys and gals.

Virgin media superhub was swapped for a new identical one as some users were unable to connect, but my connection was fine. When i booted my system up after it was configured by virgin I could see all connections but clicking on any "connect" button doesn't yield any form of output from the computer. Password problem? I dont get a response whenever I click "connect" on any of the other 20 wireless connections that i'm picking up, none of them being mine. When trying to add a new network from "network and sharing centre" via "set up a new connection or network" button on the mainpage or "add" button on the "manage wireless networks" tab yields the same, absolutely no reaction from the system.

Now, I only add this info for science of deduction purposes, because it is truly baffling me right now, but when i first discovered the problem and went into "devices and printers" in contr panel and "add a device" my computer paused and then BSOD'd.

I've spent a long time scouring forums to try and resolve this but haven't found anything that works.

Things I have tried:

Updated the network card drivers
Ran start up recovery - no problems detected after 20x running
Logged onto the superhub through another users system and added my mac address to allowed lists, reserved i.p. address - both on and off, all combinations
Pressed the wir... Read more

A:Solved: Swapped identical routers, cannot connect to wireless connections

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I have three home desktop computers all with windows 7 ultimate and connected to internet by ethernet cable via a Dlink n router DIR 628.

I know I can connect a printer installed to one computer and then sharing it through Windows 7's homegroup sharing. But I guess the printer can't be shared if the computer its plugged to is not ON.

The Dlink router has a usb slot at the back. Can I share the Printer on the home network thru the routers usb slot?. The printer has no ethernet port.
 

A:Solved: Can I connect a Printer to home network thru routers usb slot?

support site for that dlink http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=670 - with manual - click on "support resources"
The USB appears to be available only to setup wireless settings - so NO you cant use for printer - But you can buy print servers which will connect to the LAN connection - USB print server HUB - belkin make 2 one for just lan and one for wireless - but there others available
 

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1 modem
1 Belkin N600 router
1 Linksys E1200 router running DD-WRT

Currently, Belkin router is connected to modem. Belkin's ip is 192.168.2.1
Linksys router's IP is 192.168.1.1 and its WAN port is connected to Belkin's LAN port.. internet is working fine however my PC can only access the GUi of the Belkin router since it is conected to the LAN port of the Belkin Router. I also want my PC to access the Linksys GUI without having to plug my PC's cable to the linksys..

How do i go about doing this?

Thanks a lot
 

A:Solved: 1 modem and 2 routers conedtion access both routers GUI

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I am an IT guy, so security is constantly on my mind -- I would like feed back as well some input and opinions into this injustice done by major manufacturers. This is the fact that major manufacturers of Consumer Routers (Mostly) are building in "Default" back doors to these devices that are not documented in their manuals. The fact that they (Companies) have built in users like "User", "Admin", "Mso", "Moxi", and "Root" Not only do they have built in [users] but they also have multiple inputs to those [users] ie. "User" / administrator "User" / Michael. Most of us are aware that the "User" is there and can be changed as well as [user] ie. "Admin" / admin "Admin" / Password ==> But I recently found a vendor with the hidden user named "Root" with default "password" and also the user "Moxi" (which is a multimedia acronym) with the default password "Blank". These type of back that are not documented and pose a threat to our home routers via government or hackers and I personally think that they should stop. I did not list the names of the five most popular brands on purpose. I don't think this forum would like it much, so I left the names out. ALL are guilty of creating this type of back door with users. I learned of this when my ISP called and said I downloaded some type of illegal music. Which turned out to be... Read more

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Hello,

My stepfather who lives next door to me has a windows xp desktop and a actiontech modem with dynamic routing turned on for up to 4 computers on a dsl connection. I ran a cat 5 cable out of one of the ports and ran it to my house next door... about 175 feet roughly. I can get online next door. I am attempting to get all of the computers on the same network so we can share various resources and drives. All of the computers are apart of the same network, and I have double checked spelling... I have disabled all the firewalls, both on the machines and in the routers. If anyone can think of a step I might be missing, please let me know.

Thanks in advance!
 

A:Mulitple routers, computers on diferent routers can't see one another.

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i live in a house with 7 people. we have a cable connection and 2 routers (a linksys befsr41 and a netgear mr814). right now i have the setup as cable modem -> netgear router -> linksys router. all computers get internet but only computers hooked up to the netgear modem can see eachother, and only computers hooked to the linksys modem can see eachother. i have disabled DCHP on the linksys router. how can i see all computers in the house?
 

A:2 routers in house, internet works but not lan across routers

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For my work I am looking to create wireless capabilities to remote locations. To do this we are using a standard modem/router that is connected to an Engenius (802.11b/g) wireless outdoor radio connected to a dish antenna. We are able to go to locations (3+km) and then with a corresponding receiving antenna (using LoS), receive the Internet and connect both to computers at the transmitting point as well as to the WWW. The problem exists is that we want to employ a series of routers at the receiving end that would be able to carry the transmission to a different location (relatively close), due to the fact that some of the locations do not have line of sight to the antennas.
We are using Encore routers, model # ENHWI-N3. When we connect the radio's Ethernet into the routers WAN reciever, we can connect to the Internet with a computer. The problem exists is we want to pass that connection over to a second router (R2). This connection is done when the routers are on access points set to a WDS function with R1 having R2's mac address and vice versa. Both routers are set to channel 1. Even when the routers are seperated by distances >50m a computer plugged into R2 can see a computer plugged into R1. Files can be transferred between the 2 computers wirelessly at speed around 3 mbps. However computer 2 on R2 can not connect to the WWW. This router features a spot that lights up if it has Internet access and R1's is lit up but R2's is not. How do we transfer t... Read more

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I do not have the skill set to follow along with some of the threads on this subject at this site to rid this laptop off these HP Connect cloud things that I've read rope users into their basic service then end up charging people for the service.
This laptop is an HP Envy and it has a 1T HD. There is no need for cloud storage and besides which, my friend who now owns this laptop really can't afford to pay for those types of services anyway.
Supposedly I should be able to go to that start screen and right click on the associated icon to uninstall them from there. Didn't work. I was sent to add/remove programs and they're not listed there to uninstall.
I installed something called ZSoft uninstaller that was free hoping maybe they'd show up as programs there so I could uninstall them. They didn't appear as programs there either. I think I found them but don't quite know what to do with them. They're here- This PC> App Data> Roaming> Microsoft> Windows> Start Menu> Programs.
Would someone be in a position to talk me through getting rid of them for my friend? Please go easy on me, I'm not much more computer literate than my friend and don't know what most acronyms the members use here stand for other than the most obvious such as HP for Hewlett-Packard, OS for operating system, and PC for personal computer.

A:HP Connect Drive, Connect Music, Connect Photo- want them gone

It's possible these are Metro Apps. You can uninstall them using this guide. If  you do not see the app on the Metro UI page then search for it.
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/uninstall-an-app-in-windows-8/

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Q: Routers

Can you connect a d-link router to a rogers router
 

A:Routers

Uaually. Normally just run an ethernet from a LAN port on the Rogers to the WAN(Internet) port of the D-Link. Would have to have different subnets though. Would be a problem if both are using the same subnet.
What are you trying to do?
What are the makem/model of the Rogers, D-Link?
What is the subnet / LAN IP address of the Rogers?
 

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Q: Routers

I have a paper that I have to write for my opreating systems class. The paper is on the features and uses of routers.If anyone can help with some suggestions it would be appriciated.
 

A:Routers

Check out this article:

http://www.secinf.net/firewalls_and_VPN/Cisco_Router_Security_Overview.html

I found this by GOOGLE'ing "PC ROUTER USAGE"

Changing the search to "PC ROUTER USE"

I found better ones including:

http://www.homenethelp.com/router-guide/index.asp

Check these sites and others using the last mentioned GOOGLE criteria.
 

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I have a quick question. I have a 2WIRE Gateway Modem on a computer in my bedroom that accesses the Internet. Then i have Linksys WRT54G Router in another room where my Xbox 360 and another is in. Now my question is can I use the Linksys router to hook up my 360 wired and my 2nd computer wired and then hook up the Linksys router to the Gateway wirelessly so i can access the internet on my 360 and 2nd computer?
 

A:Using two routers

thething said:



I have a quick question. I have a 2WIRE Gateway Modem on a computer in my bedroom that accesses the Internet. Then i have Linksys WRT54G Router in another room where my Xbox 360 and another is in. Now my question is can I use the Linksys router to hook up my 360 wired and my 2nd computer wired and then hook up the Linksys router to the Gateway wirelessly so i can access the internet on my 360 and 2nd computer?Click to expand...



Hi

I had to read this a few times and i think I get it.

You want to hook the Linksys router to the gateway, on a wireless link.?

To have a working wireless link you need a wireless router and a wireless network card, I dont see how you could link 2 routers, neither of which have a wireless network card, unless they are both a wireless device, in which case you could make the linksys an access point that gets it settings from the gateway,

But I dont know if the gateway modem is a wireless device as you dont say, and I dont know.

Regards
 

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I'm a newbie to wireless, but just got an averatec tablet on a deal i could not pass by so now trying to get it talking to my desktop...

Here's the setup:
We've got one router that my desktop is hooked up to via the ethernet.
A wireless router is hooked up to the same router and my tablet connects to the wireless router.
Both computers are fine accessing internet, however I cannot get them to see each other. I've put them on the same workgroup and File/Printer sharing is turned on on both. I have marked some folders on both computers and shared.

So, looks like i've got one too many routers in the way between the two. Is this the case? Or am I still not getting something?

thanks
 

A:two routers is one too many?

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I do not have a great knowledge of networking. The extent of my knowledge is that of static IPs and port forwarding.

I have attached a LinkSys WRT310N to a Speedstream 6520 wireless router (issued by Bell Sympatico). The Speedstream is a modem/router, and I wish to use the Linksys for its superior wireless capabilities.

I have not disabled any features on either router aside from the wireless on the Speedstream. I believe the "issue" I think is present, though not currently affecting my network, is the IP assigning. I had my computer and PS3 set up with static IPs, but now I don't know how to go about assigning them. The Speedstream's IP is 192.168.2.1 and the Linksys's IP is 192.168.1.1.

I don't really know what I'm supposed to be asking. I think I just need some instructions on how to configure 2 routers.

Any help would be great.
 

A:2 routers

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Q: routers

will routers bought here(USA) work in europe (Belgium)?

jc2002
 

A:routers

I dont see why not... You will have buy a convertor for electricity but that is about it.
 

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Q: Routers

I am looking now to create a wireless network so i can access the internet in my room but dont have any idea what im looking for.

I have 512k broadband th enow through a firewall box thing (Technicall description) which then connects to the pc im using.

I need something that can still connect to this pc (its a shuttle box and doesnt really have the room to expand it anymore) but also runs a wirelss bnetwork at the same time. Is this possible. Can someone point me in the direction of a decent product that does this. I can spend roughly 80 but would like to get a network car dwith that too.

also if you feel this should be in networking then please ask a mod to move it. Sorry but seems to be a bit of both here. Thanks.
 

A:Routers

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I currently am using my pc to stream home videos to my ps3 via wireless router by using tversity. The problem is the connection is too slow, and the video playback on the ps3 pauses frequently. I have another router that I have used before using a wired connection to both devices and the speed is good. Is there a way I can use the wired configuration and still have Internet on my pc using it's wireless adapter? The router that has Internet is in a different room and can only be acsessed wirelessly.
 

A:Using two routers

Yes. I often use both wired and wireless at the same time to connect to 2 different networks.
 

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For a few years, my Netgear router DG834G ran trouble free 24/7. Unfortunately it died and was replaced a few months ago with another Netgear router DGN2000. Occassionally over the past week or so, it drops connection, resulting in the need for me to switch it off, wait 1 minute, switch it on and normal service is resumed.
My local telephone exchange is just under 5 miles from home and is not yet converted to digital, so my download speed is on average 1.5mb.
Do you have this problem when running 24/7 with yours.

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Hi Rode runner,

I use a Fritz box 7270 It has been running 24/7 for around 2 years now and it has never let me down

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Soon there will be an additional internet provider operating at a rental property. The 2 modems will be located in a closet along with their respective wireless routers, which will be Asus Black Knights. The routers will be inches apart. Will the routers interfere with each other? Not able to get a definitve answer yet.
 

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Hi,

I have a 56K connection to the internet and two PC's one 98, and one XP. Originally, I was going to have a gateway pc and a client. Unfortunately when I set the 98PC up to be a gateway pc, the internet stopped working on it. When I disable the sharing option it works again. So maybe I should get a router? Do 56k connections work on an ADSL router?

If anyone is feeling clever, maybe they have an answer to the gateway pc problem? Unfortunately the specs for the 98 pc are a bit of a mystery, as it's not mine but the girlfriends, and she's lost all the paper. I know for sure it's 64mb RAM, and no more than 600mhz - 1Ghz processor. The connection is 2 x nic's and crossover cable.

Thanks

Ben.
 

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There are routers that have dial capability, SMC sells at least one model, I have one in my closet.
 

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Hey, quick question about routers, i want a NON-wireless router to connect 2 computers to the internet and i was just wonderin if you can plug a phone into them as well to get 2 computers workin and a phone at the same time.


Thanks
 

A:Routers

Telephones generally use RJ11 connectors and can plug into a modem or walljack etc
Routers use RJ45 connectors and plug into Ethernet cards,switches etc.
If you want to use a spitter before connecting to your modem that will allow you to talk on the phone and surf the web.
 

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Please take a look at the attached sketch. It shows what I am trying to do with my home network. Router #2 and computers #2 and #3 are at a remote location from router #1 and computer #1. I need to have both computers #2 and #3 to be able to access the network and internet at the same time. My thought was that I could turn off the firewall and NAT on router #2 and basically use it as a switch, but have had no luck yet.
I can access router #2's setup screen from both computer #2 and #3, but nothing else. Neither computer #2 nor #3 can access Computer #1 or the internet. Also cannot ping any IP addresses. Computer #2 and #3 can ping themselves and the loopback address. If I disconnect router #2, and connect computer #2 or computer #3 directly to the cable from router #1 they both have connectivity.
Computer #1 and computer #2 are running XP Home and computer #3 is running 98SE. These are all wired (not wireless) connections. Both routers are Belkins. I'm trying to do this because I have all the hardware, and thought I could get this setup working without have to purchase any more stuff.
Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
 

A:2 Routers

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I know this subject might be flogged to death but a friend of mine who lives in the country has sattelite for his ISP. He is looking for a high end router to meet his current and future needs. I am suggesting either the Linksys WRT610N or the Linksys Wireless N Dual Band Router (E3200-CA) or the Asus Dual-Band Wireless-N Router (RT-N56U). His current ISP told him to not buy any Linsys routers as the IP address for the ISP and router are the same. His current needs are good coverage as he lives in the country....no cell service!!, two laptops and one old desktop. In the future he would like to hook up his laptop to his HD t.v. and do some gaming...probably NFL games. Any more suggestions would be very helpful.

Espressoguy
 

A:too many routers

The default LAN address of a router may conflict with the IP address used by the satellite receiver's LAN IP address. That should not be a big problem since most routers will allow you to set up the router address and IP range to another set of numbers. You would lose those settings if the router was reset for any reason.

Why are you mentioning no cell service. Wireless routers do not depend on any kind of cell service. The built in antennas on most routers are good for a couple of hundred feet of coverage distance. What kind of distances are you talking about between the different computers and the proposed location of the wireless router?

Most desktop computers do not come with a WiFi interface but do come with a wired Ethernet port these days. You can either use a wired connection from the desktop to the router or add a Wireless card or Wireless USB dongle for a wireless connection.

Connecting a laptop to the TV would most likely involve a direct video connection from the laptop to the TV. Trying to run real time video over a LAN may give poor results and may have too much lag for gaming.
 

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Can someone tell me what is a good reliable router?? I have a LinkSys Wireless-G 2.4 GHZ and it runs off a cable modem (roadrunner) It has been nothing but trouble since I got it. The only thing that runs wireless is my sons laptop in his bedroom upstairs. I also run 2 x-boxes, my pc and my other sons pc (all not wireless) off this router. I am constantly losing connection to everything. I have to unplug the router and restart it in order to get it to reconnect. As you may guess I do not enjoy losing the connection in the middle of a good ghost recon summit strike game....lol.
Do I need a better router? I have heard some bad things about the LinkSys router.

Thanks,
mooserny
 

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Netgear is supposed to be the top end stuff, but D-Link has never dissapointed me.
 

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Brand new to DSL use, and getting mixed signals from ISP, tech advice. Got a Speedstream 5200 ADSL modem from Alltel (local telco), #060-E242-A24,
which I believe is the latest issue. Disappointed in the download usually about 200-900 mbs and upload 45-300 mbs. My service is supposed to provide down "up to" 1.5mbs and up "up to" 384mbs. Have done all the "cleaning", configuration, and settings properly. I am told that this modem has a built in router which can be set for networking and that this will effectively bypass my computer (running) software which can slow down DSL speed. Don't really want to network at this time, only interested in getting better numbers for up and download "speed" with my one computer. I am using 98SE with a 80 gb drive (95% free) 7200 RPM-8mb cache, and 376 mb physical memory.

Was originally advised that using a "router" for use with a speedstream modem would bypass my running software, but if this (newer) speedstream modem is also a router, wouldn't that do the job if properly configured instead of using another piece of (router) hardware? Don't really trust the ISP to give me good advice, they have axes to grind and I have found they will "color" their tech advice or literally read from a script.
 

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Can Routers connect to another router like a USB adapter can?
I don't have a broadband connection, but I am in to modding, and it would be easier for me to do what I want to do to a router than a tiny USB adapter.
So can I get wireless internet from a router by connecting to another wireless AP?
 

A:Can Routers>?

yes ,but it will be slow
make the wired router a bridge or a switch
disable dhcp and use a dif ip address for 2nd router don't use the WAN link on 2nd router
not to clear as to config you plan
modem to wireless then cable to wired router???
make sure the modem is not a router in itself this will lead to config errors
 

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Q: routers

is a router a good addition for a dsl connection, will it help security? i am using windows xp and have dsl connection. i don't have much savy when it comes to computers.
 

A:routers

Hi, and welcome to the TSG forum
the router will allow you to connect a number of machines to your internet connection - some also have a firewall - however, you should have a good software firewall on your machine - you can get them for free - two examples are sygate and zonealarm
see here
http://forums.techguy.org/t110854.html

if you are worried about virus and spyware - then you need to have a virus program and spyware programs
have a read here
http://forums.techguy.org/t208517.html

I have the following (note i have more than 1 machine )
firewall - zonealarm and sygate
virus - AVG and avast
spyware
ad-aware
spybot
spywareblaster
spywareguide

TUTORIALS

some tutorials on running the above spyware programs with pictures, I know this sometimes can help:-

CWShredder:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtutorial=47

AD-Aware:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtutorial=48

SPYBOT:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtutorial=43

HIJACK THIS:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtutorial=42

SPYWAREBLASTER:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtutorial=49

SPYWAREGUARD:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtutorial=50
 

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I am trying to connect 2 computers through a router to the internet in a non-wirless enviroment. Can anyone help??
:giddy:
 

A:Help with Routers

I would want u to be more specific about the router and about the non wireless enviornment,cause if u have more than one lan ports on the router u can connect two computers and the second should directly go to the internet if one is already is onlline i.e if the router is configured for the internet.
 

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Currently, I have the D-Link 2640B router which has an ADSL modem built into it. I use it for surfing the internet and for VOIP. I have a CISCO VOIP ATA plugged into one of its Ethernet port.

I want to stream HD 720p video to my WDTV Live Media Player which is connected to a HDTV but the D-Link 2640B router doesn't do this well since the download and upload speeds are quite low. Because of this, I was thinking of buying another router that has the 802.11 N standard. Would I be able to use my D-Link 2640B router with a another router for streaming HD 720p videos at the same time? Would I be able to get Windows 7 to connect to both of the routers at the same time?

Thanks.
 

A:Using 2 Routers

In this case, you'll want to use the 802.11n router as just an access point with the router function turned off and the wireless function on the D-Link turned off. You cannot connect to two wireless access points at the same time, so the new 802.11n will be for wireless connections while the D-Link handles the Internet connection.
 

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I have been using a Speedstreem SS2624 router for my home network. I just started using Vonage for my phone service, and it came with a Linksys RT31P2 router that has the phone jack. I would like to use both routers if possible. The SpeedStream has a print server and wireless.

Is this possible?
 

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I need a new wireless router. We have four devices that would connect to it. Which one or ones would
you recommend?
 

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you have this marked solved - have you now purchased a router ?

any router would cope with 4 devices - you need to make sure its the correct type of router - are you connecting to a modem or do you want the router to replace a modem - is it DSL/ADSL or cable

often the ISP will provide a wireless router and in most cases free - certainly if you talk about changing ISPs
 

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Hello All!
Now, we live on a farm we have a computer down at the farm in the office room. The phone down there is connected to the house one too. (So if you call our home, it rings down the shed too) We are trying to get a router down there now how do we make it as the SAME connection? (or network do i say) thanks
 

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Ok, so I have a DSL modem/router, and I was wondering if I would be able to use this router and connect another router to it with an ethernet cord that would be about 70 feet long, then connect another ethernet cord to the 2nd router and make a run of about 200ft to a PS3. It has been my understanding that Cat5e is rated for about 100 meters, which would be within this 270 or so ft that im trying to run this....a small diagram of what im wanting


Ethernet wire (200ft).................................................Ethernet wire (70-80ft)
------------------------------------------------------++++--------------------------------------------------{+++}
PS3.......................................................Router 2 ..........................................................Dsl Modem/router


Would this work with this kind of wiring, and if so, do I just connect the wires and tada? Or is there some technical stuff that I need to do?
 

A:Two routers

you are spot-on.

The sole trick is to first disable DHCP in router two
(connect system directly to it and have nothing else connected;
use your browser to access the config page of that router).

Then make the connections so that the WAN port of router#2 is left empty - -
Router#1 will be in control of all connections to either one AND you can
even have WiFi active on either OR both (suggest you use different channels if Both are active).
T A D A
 

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i'm wondering who makes the best routers, and wireless routers... the two most popular ones are D-Link and LinkSys (and any subdivisions under them), but i've heard VERY good things about US Robotics Routers as well...

so, tell me who you think makes the best router products...

thanks in advance!
 

A:The Best Routers

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i need to figure out how to set up router..... forgot username and password to it.
 

A:routers

whats the make/model of the router?
 

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alright all im lookin for is a good router. thats like i ono 4 port. something simple. i dont want anything wireless. something that has a goood firewall to. price range is around 20-30 bucks. alright some links would be nice.
 

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I got a question about VPN routers... but let me explain the situation first.......
because where i work, had VPN setup before i i began working here. and im finding the VPN settings don't allow internet access (don't ask me why) but only lets the user access that locations network. So i been looking into getting a VPN router for another location so we can just make one VPN connection for the few people here. In Windows VPN setup, there is a option that is defautly selected that says "Use default gateway on remote network" and since internet access doesn't work with our VPM, I unselect that option so we use out local default gateway for internet requests.

now here is my question, in the VPN router setup, can i specify something similarly? as is that all the local PC's as this location will need to use the local gateway for requests but still have that VPn connection to our main office active.
 

A:VPN routers

Well it would help if we knew what kind of VPN router you're talking about. Also, the reason that users cannot access the Internet when you establish a VPN (I'll assume you're just using the Microsoft VPN included with your OS) is because there is no Split Tunneling. That's what allows you to connect to the Internet and the VPN at the same time. This is done by design.
 

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Ok guys, I live in a house that has three stories and a concrete floor in between each floor. My ISP set me up with a Cisco DPC3825 in the basement corner. Needless to say I do not get reception or very poor throughout the house. I have two other routers, netgear wndr3700 v2 and a netgear wnr2000v3. What I am hoping can happen is that I can somehow set up each router on its own floor and each router would be used to BOOST the signal of the Cisco. I am trying to avoid having to manually switch to the strongest signal with my phone or tablet as I move about the house. Can anyone tell me if this is possible?

Thanks very much
john
 

A:3 routers??

You would need to get access points rather than routers. Also, you would have to run an ethernet cable (CAT5/6) from the basement to the other floors for the access point to hook into. I believe to prevent changing the active connection, they would have to have the same SSID and passkey.
 

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I need to link two sites by VPN and I'm researching suitable routers. Looking at the specs for them they often list the number of tunnels they can support. For instance the TP-Link TD-W8960 boasts "Concurrent IPSec VPN tunnels: 10". This router can operate as a VPN gateway.

Can anyone explain what this actually means?

I understand that VPNs create encrypted tunnels but what is the 10 tunnel limit? Is it that it can connect to 10 other VPN gateways, or that 10 users can use the VPN link created between two of these things in gateway mode, or is that it will only allow 10 client-to-endpoint tunnels to pass through it?
 

A:VPN and routers

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