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Bridge a wireless network?

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I am looking to find out if I can bridge a wireless network with a second router, specifically a Linksys WRT54G. I already have a stable network set up in my home but the range is very poor, even though the router is situated in the center of the house. Where I like to work is not far from it all but still has slow speeds and often I have to reload a page for it to be displayed. With this I was wondering if I would be able to set up the second router half way and have it bridge the connection, if that's possible.
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Most routers these days can be used as switches and/or wireless access points.

All you'd do is set the internet on one router, then run a network cable from that router to the second one which is configured to get an IP address from the first router, effectively turning it into a switch.
You then connect to the second router wired or wireless which sends it through to the first router.

If this is possible it'll be discussed in the manual.
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