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Dual Router Setup


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Windows7Lover

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Well I've already gotten my home network set up. We've got a Netgear WNR1000 router for a satellite internet hookup that allows all the computers (and believe me, they are many!) to connect to the internet and when needed, to each other. The only problem is, the router is in the upstairs and one of the computers is barely pulling in any signal. So I was thinking, we have an old Belkin G+ Mimo router (F5D9231-4 v.1) whose wireless just up and died on us, could I use that old router to connect 1 PC wired as well as the Internet WAN and then run a 100 foot ethernet to the new router and use that one for the wireless?

On the old one that we had to replace the wireless died, but the ethernet works fine and dandy. And if it is possible, how would I go about using the DCHP server? Would that have to be on the router connected to the WAN or can it be from the one that we'd actually connect via WiFi? Thanks for any suggestions.
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'Fraid not. You can use only one router per network setup.

However, you can add an extender to the network. Like one of these:
http://www.broadband...?CategoryID=259
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