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Wireless router as access point?

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Oct 18, 2004
Can use my Linksys wireless N router now that I have FIOS that uses it's own router? I have a basement that my sister is living in and she can't get a signal with her laptop without plugging it in to the wire I have down there.
Yes you can in fact a lot of routers have access point mode right in the web configuration. Refer to your manual for instructions.
turn off DHCP and tadda, manually set an IP on it, plug a cable into the LAN port to your router, and your wireless should go through it to getthe IP from the FIOS router.
O word yeah I read a few guides and hooked everything up but couldn't get the actiontec router to pick up my linksys router. Took a little while but realized my sisters laptop was using the same IP as the linksys router. Sorted that out and I think everything is working all gravy now. My only hitch though not a big deal is the linksys router doesn't seem to support WPA but WEP instead where the actiontec supports WPA and WEP. The linksys though does have support PSK which I read is better. I wonder if I still match up the SSID and the wireless key would it matter if they use different encryptions?


WRT150N I believe. I got everything working now thanks for the help.
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