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Connecting one network to another?

I have a PC on the first floor connected to a router on the second floor which is connected to a cable modem for internet access.
I will be installing a wireless (linksys) network on the first floor that needs to get to the internet modem and out on the second floor.
Using a wireless router connected to the PC on the first floor and using a different IP network, how do I get it to access the internet modem?

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This is what I would do I would connect the wireless to the internet direct and allow all PC with wireless capabilities to access the net through that wireless irrespective to where I place the wireless router.  Alternative I would link the cable on on the second floor the one you use for the PC to access the net to access the the wireless it should automatic allocate IP addresses as each machine accesses the network.  The speed of that wirless is decreased as each wireless PC comes on line.

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