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Master Geek


Topic # 64692 20-Jul-2010 16:59
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Hi there i have a wireless modem router a dynalink rta1025w which i use to connect to the internet wirelessly

I am having trouble setting up another wireless router in a different location in my house so that the wifi is spread around more.

I cant connect my second wireless router to the internet i have had it plugged into the dynalink wireless modem router but it dont have internet acces only the dynalink router does

Does anyone know what the problem is and how i can make my secod router get internet access and by the way the second router is a tp-link t-wr642g 

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Master Geek


  Reply # 354057 20-Jul-2010 17:20
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Are you using DHCP? If so make sure it's turned off in the second router, it could be giving you a non-existant gateway etc. Also ensure it has an IP# that doesn't conflict with anything else (but is in the same ip range as everything else!).

How have you plugged it in - lan port to lan port? Things could get messy if you're doing something else... sorry if that's obvious but I'm not familiar with either router and too lazy to look them up!

Cheers, P.



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  Reply # 354067 20-Jul-2010 17:31
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Hey there i aint using dhcp and i hae changed the ip address to something that is in the normal rnge and i have the second router connected from the lan port on te first one to the wan port on the second one

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  Reply # 354233 20-Jul-2010 22:33
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Ok, try lan <-> lan ports Smile

Cheers, P.

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