Turn secondary router into wireless router

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  1. kingcoolryan

    kingcoolryan Member

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    Hey i was wondering if it was possible to turn a router into a wireless adapter. I have a old computer that im doing up and i want to put it in my room. Problem is that the wireless router ( netcomm) is downstairs. I would try running a cable from it but it is just to annoying and complex. So i have a old router ( speedstream) that no one uses. And i was wondering if it was possible to turn it into a wireless adapter?
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    it MIGHT be possible...please give us model nr. and manufacturer and (firmware version) of the router

    the keywords to look/google for are "wireless bridge" you use the router as a bridge (=equal to wireless card):

    that is possible but depends on the router model+firmware - the best would be a router that supports any WRT software (custom linux on router)

    /EDIT: info http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless_Bridge
    http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Image:Standard_bridge_large.jpg
    http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Client_Bridged
  3. kingcoolryan

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    hmm thanks i might attempt it. First i have to get windows 7 to get my pc out of its blue screen. Thanks for the confirmation

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