Solved how do I add wireless router to my hard wired

August 12, 2011 at 17:10:53
Specs: Windows Vista
We have three hard wired computers and use a Syswan Duolinks SW24 Series Router. I just purchased an HP Tablet, which requires a wireless connection. Is there any way to make this work?

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August 14, 2011 at 11:29:52
You need to buy a "wireless" router and use that instead of the Syswan router.

The wireless router allows you to connect to the internet both wired and wirelessly.

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August 14, 2011 at 11:36:46
Thanks, but we are very committed to the Syswan router. We will be getting a wireless router we can add to it instead of replacing it.

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August 15, 2011 at 07:16:22
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You can either buy a wireless access point (AP) or another router that's wireless capable.

I would go with whichever is less expensive. In either case, you would plug the AP or router into a LAN port on your existing router.

If you go with the router, you might find it's less expensive and you can get one with 4 LAN ports to ensure you have enough of those for wired connections, you'll want to click on my name above in this response and read my “how-to” guide titled, “Add a second Router to your LAN

It will explain how to correctly add a second router to your existing one. You'll want to use the version where you connect the two routers LAN port to LAN port and keep everything in a single subnet.

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