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2 routers, workgroup doesnt display all computers connected to them

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2 routers, workgroup doesnt display all computers connected to them

babel19
I run on a workgroup and recently we installed 2 routers to run all the computers off, 1 is strictly for LAN computers and the other is for wireless laptops.

But unfortunately ive come accross a problem in that when we look on the workgroup bit (which we use to share files) it only displays the computers/laptops connected to that router. E.g. lan router doesnt display wireless latops.

I have come accross a way to fix that by connected the 2 routers together via a cable but this has made the internet so slow that its not possible to use.

Any help? Would be appreciated thanks
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    tintoman

    What ype of router you are using, but it seems to me that your 2 routers are each issuing IP addresses in a different range. You should disable the DHCP server facility on the wireless router and use it as an access point to the other router.

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    gdb758

    You need to understand Router Concepts. Each router is responsible for it's OWN network. So, the laptops on one router are on a different Network than the Laptops on the Other router. You need to connect them somehow and add each other's network to the other for access.

    Jerry

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    tintoman

    What ype of router you are using, but it seems to me that your 2 routers are each issuing IP addresses in a different range. You should disable the DHCP server facility on the wireless router and use it as an access point to the other router.

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    gdb758

    You need to understand Router Concepts. Each router is responsible for it's OWN network. So, the laptops on one router are on a different Network than the Laptops on the Other router. You need to connect them somehow and add each other's network to the other for access.

    Jerry