I have a linksys wireless router connected to my dsl and wanted to extend its wireless connection to another far place outside my house. So i bought another linksys wireless router to connect it to the first wireless router.
What shall I do in terms of IP address, etc (all technical things which I am not very familiar with) so that I can connect to the second wireless router. On the first, I can connect using OBTAIN in the IP address option. I can browse the net in the process. On the second, I cannot. I tried connecting a cross over cable from wifi1 port1 to wifi2 WAN port. Then I also tried connecting cross over from wifi1 port1 to wifi2 port1. This time it worked bu intermittently, after my friend entered IP addresses. But he is not here anymore.
How do I set up the 2 wifi routers so I can extend the connection?
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As a wi-fi technician, it is not recommended to extend the wireless signal using another wireless router. Having 2 wireless routers will just cause conflict to your wireless network. If you still have time, please replace the router with a Wireless Access Point (WAP54G). WAP is easy to setup. Just plug it to one of the ethernet port on the back of your router and run the setup CD that came with it, that's it. It'll extend your signal.
If your main concern is just extending your wireless signal to another far place outside your house, Wireless Range Expander (WRE54G) can also be used. It is a similar device like an Access Point but its signal extending capability is more powerful than Access Point. Its also easy to setup, just the setup CD that came with it.
You can also contact the Linksys toll free tech support # at 1800-3267114 if you wanna resolve the issue over the phone. Hope that helps.
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Hi I understood that , you need to connect router with DSL modem . 1- connect router with pc by cable 2- change your IP address to be DHCP, 3- open internet explorer and type the default IP for the router , usually be 192.168.1.1 4 -it ask you about used ID and Password insert the default one usually be : admin and password : admin or password 5-choose from left menu wlan, and insert your user name and password ,chose the type of connection ppeo broadband . to this step it must work correctly if you click connect
The WRT54GS does not have a jack to connect a phone/DSL line to, so in order to use this router with a DSL connection, you'd have to connect the DSL line to a modem and then connect the modem to the router, or connect the DSL line to a computer if you have an internal modem, and then connect that computer to the router.
Ethernet cable out of DSL modem, to current router (if you have one).
Ethernet cable out of current router (if you have one) to new Wireless N router.
If you currently have a wireless G router, keep it, or, use the new Wireless G/N router alone. You will need to set up all security settings again if you remove your current router, and if the new router is N only, you will need to make sure all your wireless connecting computers have wireless N cards in them.
Hi Susie With related to your particular issue it seems like that your broadband modem is not configured for the router. There are basically 2 types of connection. DSL and Cable modem. Verizon, ATT are DSL and comcast other providers give you a normal cable broadband connection. If its comcast make sure the cable from the comcast modem is going to the internet port in the linksys router and also make sure that there is a system connection the linksys router and the cable from the system goes to any of LAN 1, 2, 3 and 4 ports. Then reset your cable modem by using a pin and inserting to the reset hole in the modem. You could use the same step to reset your linksys router as well .If its a verizon or dsl connection you need to put normally your username and password in the router page. here is the link to how to configure linksys for your internet modem. Here is a video as well on it? http://in.youtube.com/watch?v=vSAXMO7aNzg http://tinyurl.com/5tqqhl
Also post the linksys router model. your ISP modem model number and also information on how many systems are wired to the router and wireless and let me know if you need more help.
lets get the picture right. laptop connects to a wireless router. then u want to plug into laptop ethernet wan port of linksys ? you have to set router manual settings to gateway which is ip of toshiba... this is a fun topic. ive connected xbox360 to laptop this way.. never tried router. "fun times ahead!"
I suggests you to go for Linksys. It's a good product when it comes to wireless internet. Linksys router must be plugged in to the modem. On the back of the router, you can plug the vista on port number 1 then your win XP machine can go wireless at the same time.
unplug your DSL modem. Wait 30 seconds and plug it back in.
Make sure the router is connected to a DSL modem. Lately I have seen DSL modems connected to offices that are really routers. If thats the case it may not be talking because the DSL is address the gateway with the same address as the router.
The best way to test this is to see what happens when you disconnect your linksys router and type in http://192.168.0.1
in internet explorer.
If the DSL modem screen appears, it's configured as a router.
Then you will have to take the linksys router and turn it into a switch with a wireless access point. I