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Multiple router/access point in network

by GREGPD / January 23, 2006 10:43 AM PST

I've been using a Linksys wireless g broadband router, which works good depending on my location in the house, as good as one would expect. I also have connected devices (PVR's) at different points in my house that are connected via the 4 ports of the router. I recently came upon a spare wireless b access point, linksys as well, that I was planning to connect to the network through one of the cat 5s that was being used by a PVR. Is this possible ? I did try connecting it, and the signal is excellent in that area, but I do not have internet access with that connection. (it's listed as a seperate possible connection point) Might it be because the 1st wireless device has WEP? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Greg Hribal
gregpd@aol.com

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disable dhcp on your old wireless b access point
by Melati Hitam / January 23, 2006 3:33 PM PST

and configure it with the same IP range.. and use it as repeater/range expander.. place it in between your main AP and your PC location.

But, as you said it is a B type.. so you will get the B speed (11mbps).

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