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Topic # 99802 27-Mar-2012 19:49 Send private message

Hi everyone. Yesterday i have installed and set-up Windows Server 2008. I had a spare wireless router laying around and decided to find a way to set up a wireless connecton so i may access the spare Hard drive on that computer/server. I cannot get internet access on the server at all unless i use my adapter for it but then i don't have access to the router etc. I am wanting to know if there is a way so i may use the adapter i have currently to be able to send somehow the internet/wireless waves and then be able to use it through my router set up for the server. Say, i was to access the router on my laptop, i do not get internet access, which is a pain because i want both access to the internet and the server at the same time. Hope this isn't too confusing guys. Thanks in advance 

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  Reply # 600942 27-Mar-2012 19:55 Send private message

Are you using STATIC or DHCP when you have the spare wireless router connected?



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  Reply # 600946 27-Mar-2012 19:59 Send private message

How do i find that out? I had found a site that said to use the settings on the router for a virtual server via wireless. Also the router is a Dlink DIR-615, in case that helps.

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