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Sharing internet from dlink 510g to linksys wap54g AP

Anyone experience to properly connect unit with internet connection sharing its internet thru dlink wirelessly to Linksys wap54g AP to another computer commonly laptop.

Is it possible to just install the driver after the PCI card has been installed and properly shares it internet connection?

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  • fougzki May 14, 2009

    The setup is this, one computer both having a built in LAN that cater the wireless broadband and also have installed Dlink 510g a wireless PCI. And I think it is the one throwing the internet(Dlink). Internet goes thru LAN and tunnel that to Dlink and throwing that to a Linksys WAP54G Access Point. And to that broadcast internet and connection to the other unit in two way.

    In its manual driver should be install first before installing the hardware. And goes thru finalization of installing.

    The thing is the tech does not jot down its settings before going to reformat it. LAN settings is easy it is automatically detected. But to the dlink PCI, setting the required parameter to communicate with WAP54g AP is the problem.

    That's why I'm inquiring, I think they just installed the driver since the PCI dlink card is already been seated in the PCI card. Is it not an issue if it is just directly installed the driver negating the manuals recommended process?




  • fougzki May 15, 2009

    I just did a test if it can be done. And yes it can be, but you should still run the process of installing the utility from the cd, wait until it say to reboot then somehow the finalization of installation.

    Negating the standard process of installing will gonna experience sudden hang up or my ps/2 mouse will not run.

    Thanks for the help.


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Yes, the manufacturer doesn't really matter as long as they are 802.11g (usually backwards compatible with a and b) so as long as the router and the adapters are installed properly NO problem

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    John Viguers May 17, 2009

    If you are having difficulties getting everybody to talk to everybody I recommend that you call Verizon or Comcast (your ISP) and have their techs take over your computer and configure your little network, it is amazing when a check mark here or there will save you several hours of searching.

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