Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 


547 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 674516 20-Aug-2012 12:29
Send private message

sbiddle: Most routers don't have a bridge mode setting. The easiest thing is to simply disable DHCP and plug into the LAN port. Without knowing the model however it's not possible to really say much more.



Is there any real issue with this?

1316 posts

Uber Geek


  # 674526 20-Aug-2012 12:33
Send private message

kiwis:
sbiddle: Most routers don't have a bridge mode setting. The easiest thing is to simply disable DHCP and plug into the LAN port. Without knowing the model however it's not possible to really say much more.



Is there any real issue with this?


We can't help you unless you tell us what kind of routers you have.





 
 
 
 


BDFL - Memuneh
64866 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  # 674527 20-Aug-2012 12:34
Send private message

The OP doesn't seem to know where to find/how to configure DHCP. Isn't this an issue big enough? If things are not correctly configured then it's a hard reset on the router, back to step one.

Knowing the exact model makes it a lot easier to know if it can be put in bridge mode, or if other configurations are needed.







547 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 674567 20-Aug-2012 14:10
Send private message

Hold on, the statement was this

"Most routers don't have a bridge mode setting. The easiest thing is to simply disable DHCP and plug into the LAN port."

my question was this

"Is there any real issue with this?"

"The OP doesn't seem to know where to find/how to configure DHCP. Isn't this an issue big enough? If things are not correctly configured then it's a hard reset on the router, back to step one. "

I can get the internet by turning it off. Is there any issue with this?

35 posts

Geek


  # 674606 20-Aug-2012 15:20
Send private message

kiwis: I can get the internet by turning it off. Is there any issue with this?


Nope, this is exactly what you want.
Just turn off DHCP, make sure you have a wifi password, then plug it back into the ethernet port in the wall and everything should work perfectly.

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Switch your broadband provider now - compare prices


Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft Translator understands te reo Māori
Posted 22-Nov-2019 08:46


Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted 18-Nov-2019 15:00


Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08


Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55


Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19


Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48


CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42


Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41


Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30


BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14


Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24


2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35


New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13


OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32


Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.