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Connecting Netgear Wireless Router to @Wire Wireless Router

Im in a situation right now that I have to use an old WIN98Se Computer that is not wireless. I am renting out a room and the owner of the home has AT&T and has a 2Wire Gateway Wireless Router. I brought with me a Netgear WGR614v5 wireless router. Is it possible to connect my WIN98SE station wirelessly thru the Netgear router? There is no phone line near my room. Eventually I will have to get a USB Wireless, but I cant for another 3 weeks. Help! lol

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  • an8skate Feb 11, 2009

    Its not a 2wire HomePortal® 1800HW Router, its a 2wire 2701HG-B

  • an8skate Feb 11, 2009

    I do know that, but for now, because of a recent split, I cannot afford the $30 for the USB device for another 3 or 4 weeks. Can i use the Netgear as a bridge to repeat the wireless signal from the 2wire?

  • an8skate Feb 11, 2009

    I went to that website and my version is not supported. I may still try anyway to see what happens.....

  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010

    You can load a new firmware, DDWRT, into your router, and that will allow you to set it up as an access point (not as a Gateway.).

    Full instructions on how to do this are on the DDWRT website, as well as confirming their firmware will work in your router. Once you load it, you'll never need to load the original firmware unless you just want to.

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You don't need to connect your netgear, you have only to connect your computer to the 2Wire (is wireless also) - If your computer ins not wireless Only you have to do is insert a wireless PCI card in your computer or and USB wireless device and connect to the 2Wire Wireless Router

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You have a computer (what manufacturer and model?) connected to a Netgear WGR614 wireless router (please confirm the router manufacturer and model) by wire or wireless?

If the computer is connected wireless is it with a wireless adapter built into the computer or added to the computer?

If it was added to the computer what is the manuracturer's name and model of the add-on device?

Has any other computer ever successfully connected to the internet using your router?
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