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Number of computers able to connect?

This is a request before i buy a Belkin wireless router. How many computers can be accessed via the router.I am a member of a computer group which has about 12 computers, can we connect them all to the router via a usb2 adapter?

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Re: Number of computers able to connect?

Does it really have to be belkin? wel, if it has to be belkin, then the answer is yes. You can connect the rest wired to the router(meaning conencted with a wire but you can also have them all wireless) another suggestion to you is a Linksys wireless router. It can accomodate 4 wired computers and more than 12 wireless coomputers using wireless USB adapters. But other cpmputers have already built in adpaters. just make sure you check on the Pc's device manager.

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Re: Number of computers able to connect?

You set the number in the panel.

Make sure its set to DHCP, here is a screenshot of mine:

click that link ^ to see pic

Now to access your router pane ou need to get your default gateway and put that address in your browser then login.

To find ur default gateway:
start>run>type cmd> then type ipconfig/all

Good luck,

Posted on Oct 19, 2007

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