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impega

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Ok well I'd like to use my amazing paint illustration techniques to show you my problem:

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Everything can connect to the internet fine, but I can't manage to connect my 2nd PC to my laptop for file sharing.

I've turned "Use Router As DHCP Server" off on the 2nd router, because I read that somewhere, but I don't know what that does =/
When I ping 192.168.1.1/3/4 from computer 2 I get live hosts, but I can't access anything, and when I ping 192.168.0.1/2/3 from my laptop I get nothing

I've looked at some other topics and quickly get confused...

ANy help would be much appreciated :)
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Sorry, after abit more research I realsied what to do

I just needed to put the cable from the wireless router into a LAN not a WAN port

Works great now =D
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I don't see why you need two routers.
You can quite easily run all that off one wireless router and run the XBox through one of the computers's own connections as well if it can't be wired straight in.
With all due respect, from what I'm looking at, you seem to be making a mountain out of a molehill.
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indeed...glad you got it to work...but you're the exception to the rule....9 out of 10 dual router setups just don't work....especially with home routers
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I need two routers because I don't have the cabling to cover my whole house; with this I only need one long cable to go from my wireless router to my room instead of two

This setup also means I don't have to buy anything, I'm using what I have

Edited by impega, 15 September 2008 - 03:04 PM.

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