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I have 2 wireless routers cascaded with each other... looks like they are having a problem because of their IP address... how do I change the IP address of the 2nd router which is not attached to a computer?

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Wired the 2nd router into another computer ( you only need the power and an ethernet cable into the #1 port of the router )

reset and power cycle the router. then type 192.168.1.1 into the address bar of your internet browser. type admin on the password field, leave the username blank.

-->if you like to setup the router as only an access point

  • on the setup page of your router, disable the DHCP server and change the LAN ip of the router to 192.168.1.5
  • go to the security tab and uncheck all the filters (don't forget to save the settings )
  • go to the wireless tab and personalize the wireless network settings
  • plug a cable into the ethernet port ( 1,2,3 or 4) of main router and plug the other end to the ethernet port on the 2nd router
  • power cycle everything and you should be good
-->if you don't want to router to act as an access point
  • just changed the ip to 10.10.10.1, save the settings
  • go to the wireless tab and personalize the wireless network settings
  • plug an ethernet cable into the ethernet port on the main router, connect the other end to the internet ( yellow ) port of the 2nd router
hope this helps

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