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Topic # 32428 16-Apr-2009 21:33
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Hi guys and guyettes,  I currently run Woosh as my ISP connected to a Netgear WGR614 router. The Woosh 'modem' is cabled into the router's WAN port, and my PC cabled from one of the router's LAN ports to my PC's network card ... I also have wireless turned on for others in the household to use their laptops.  This all works fine.

My question is, instead of the Netgear unit could an ADSL modem/router be used ? 

I note that the DSL units don't stipulate as having a WAN port as such, merely labels them as "internet" or "DSL", and seems to have two wires which I assume conform to the telephone wiring, but would this port also allow the same connection I have with the Netgear unit?

 Thanks,

R.

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  Reply # 207395 16-Apr-2009 21:44
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I guess you could. You would have to disable DHCP in the ADSL router and make sure the IP range does not conflict with your existing setup.

When you diable DHCP you won't be able to access the router internface without chaning some settings on your PC.

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  Reply # 207433 17-Apr-2009 00:48
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Hi nzbnw,


  Wouldn't I still need DHCP enabled so that my ISP can allocate an IP address each time I log on?


Perhaps I didn't make it clear that I was asking about substituting the DSL modem/router for the Netgear one completely ... viz. not trying to create a "bridge" using both routers.


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  Reply # 207470 17-Apr-2009 08:48
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Arr right. Yes you would be correct then regarding DHCP. Not sure on the awnser then.

Sorry I can't be of more help.

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