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Topic # 57026 31-Jan-2010 19:13
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I use a usb network adapter for my internet access. How can I configure my computer to share the internet with the ethernet port, so that I can use my wireless router for my laptop? Its like this. I get my internet off of my neighbors wireless access point with a usb network adapter. I want to send it through a wireless router so that my other wireless devices can connect to the internet. Do I need to bridge something, or will this even work? My adapter is outside because the signal is very weak to non existing inside. Thanks in advance, Jayden

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  Reply # 295066 1-Feb-2010 02:05
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- You could purchase a standard access point and set it to repeater mode

Or your idea of relaying through a computer itself
Tell me what operating system you are using and i can give you instructions on how to set up the built in windows internet sharing - or a quick google search will help.
You will need to disable the routing, nat and dhcp features of your router, so it is a plain network hub/switch or access point to make this work.
Also the model of router you have would help to make the instructions.




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  Reply # 295070 1-Feb-2010 03:13
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I have a DLink Dl-614+.As of March 2008 manufacture support was discontinued. Someone gave it to me :) My computer is running Windows XP SP3.

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  Reply # 295096 1-Feb-2010 09:19
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ok
Next question, do you know how to get into the web interface of your router?
And what ip address is your wireless adapter given when it is connected to your neighbours network?




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Taylor Broadband (rural hawkes bay)
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There is no place like localhost
For my general guide to extending your wireless network Click Here






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  Reply # 295103 1-Feb-2010 09:36
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My ip is something like 192.168.0.1 I'm not exactly sure as I am not at home now. I will be back home the middle of February. By web interface are you talking about entering the routers default ip into your URL bar to get the router settings? I will get the correct ip when i get home.



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  Reply # 295104 1-Feb-2010 09:45
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Come to think of it I wonder if it doesn't start with 65. something but not sure

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  Reply # 295435 2-Feb-2010 16:09
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ok. Start a new thread then as this one will time out and close. :-)





Ray Taylor
Taylor Broadband (rural hawkes bay)
www.ruralkiwi.com

There is no place like localhost
For my general guide to extending your wireless network Click Here






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  Reply # 295452 2-Feb-2010 16:42
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Lol alright I'll do that.

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