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#233448 16-Apr-2018 20:36
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I've got my old Vodafone HG659 router which I want to plug into my lounge and use as a wifi extender.

 

I've read this (https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=66&topicid=201932)

 

What i've done so far is 

 

Installed New router and have Ethernet and wifi working.

 

Plugged HG659 into lounge via ethernat cable. Wall LAN socket to LAN socket in HG659.

 

What else do I need to do to get internet and make it WIFI?

 

I'm getting a wifi signal but 'No Internet'


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  #1997294 16-Apr-2018 20:41
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make sure the Hg659 is set to obtain an IP address automatically from your router, or assign it a static IP address, and then turn the DHCP server off on it..




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  #1997298 16-Apr-2018 20:47
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how do I do this first part?

 

I've turned DHCP off under the LAN interface


 
 
 
 




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  #1997443 17-Apr-2018 08:02
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When i plug a laptop into the HG659 im having to use the IP 192.168.1.1 to access the interface, im also disconnecting wifi it cant connect to my primary router as it uses the same IP.

When i try change the IP of the HG659 i cant reconnect without doing a restore and using 192.168.1.1

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  #1997736 17-Apr-2018 12:24
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disconnect the HG659 from everything else, connect it to a computer thats not on any network then login to it and change what you need to change, then connect it back up to your router




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  #1999085 19-Apr-2018 08:41
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Might be an obvious and easy question but how do I do give this hardware it's own unique IP?

 

 

 

I've put airline mode on, plugged it into the router via Ethernet cable. Logged into the console via 192.168.1.1 and got the right HG659 router




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  #1999152 19-Apr-2018 09:51
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okay got a new IP address and can connect fine. 

 

I get "Secured No Internet"

 

Any ideas?


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