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Wired --> Wireless --> Wired

by swetooth9 / March 2, 2006 12:37 PM PST

We currently have a wireless, and wired router. We have 2 PCs 1 laptop, and a PS2 that go online. We want to move the PS2 and one of the PCs into a different room. So can we get something that converts wireless network back to wired so that we can plug in a LAN switch for the PS2, and the PC?
-Thanks

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You don't need to convert anything
by Gakada / March 2, 2006 5:52 PM PST

Just plug the switch in .. it should work..

because a Switch is only use as an additional port for device connection..

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wired-->wireless-->wired
by swetooth9 / March 2, 2006 9:25 PM PST

What I am saying is I cannot get a cable from the router to that room.

modem-----router (~~~Wireless~~~) switch---Computer
Computer_ _| (___________________) |_ _ _ PS2

This is what I'm trying to do.
(The (______) is just there to move the word PS2 under switch)

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So, what you want is to make a
by Gakada / March 2, 2006 10:36 PM PST

wireless connection from the router to the switch on the other room...?

For that, it would be easier, if you get another wireless access point router .

and configure it as repeater/range expander.

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AP or Router
by swetooth9 / March 3, 2006 11:54 AM PST

So if I got an access point, they have one port in the back right? and then I would just plug the switch into that and configure it as a range extender and it would work?

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