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Create a hardwired connection to a wifi point

Mar 21, 2020 3:22PM PDT

Hello, is it possible to plug a hardwired Ethernet cable From device then into a wifi module of sorts to make that hardwired device think that it is actually hardwired?
So Basically, module requires stable internet connection 24/7. I Cannot run a new cable from current router position to device. Want to position a new wifi connector module/router to connect via wifi to the hardwired existing router which is hardwired. Then plug Ethernet cable from device to the new wifi connected module?
What would this module be called? TIA

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Mar 21, 2020 4:07PM PDT
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yes you can
Mar 21, 2020 7:26PM PDT

I actually been doing it for years. I have a computer with linux installed and at the time, could not find a wifi adapter that would work. had an old netgear extender, set it up and ran a wire from it to my computer. never bother to replace it with an adapter.

however you also asked for a stable connection so I am assuming you do not want wifi. IMO, having direct wifi is more stable than having additional devices between the router and the computer - even if it is wire.

Post was last edited on March 21, 2020 7:28 PM PDT

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