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How to use a wireless router as a switch

By FauxITperson ·
We have a netopia wireless DSL router with four computers hardwired and two wireless. Add port are taken on the netopia. I would like to add two additional hardwired computers to the network (we are a non-profit with no funds to purchase wireless PCI options). We have a netgear rangemax wireless router just lying around. How can I add the netgear wpn824N as a switch/hub, with the two computers hardwired, without it interfering with the existing wireless configuration.

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Turn off any WAN/DHCP services on the Netgear

by Bapster In reply to How to use a wireless rou ...

and connect it via one of the Netgear Ethernet ports (not the WAN/Internet port) to the Netopia and you should have a SWITCH.

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