|Connecting a wireless router (LAN) behind a wireless router (WAN).|
Router model: WRT310N (DHCP enabled).
1. Items connected:
Gateway desktop (direct connection to router). This computer will be moved to an upstairs room.
HP printer (wireless).
HP server (wired). (32 bit OS).
Main computer: New Dell 9000xps. Windows 7. Wireless connection.
1. This computer will take the place of the desktop computer now connected by an Ethernet cable to the WAN router.
Second computer: Gateway. Windows XP (no wireless card installed).
1. Computer previously connected to router by Ethernet cable (wired).
2. This computer will now be used in an upstairs location too far away to run any cables.
a. Need this computer because of the 32 bit OS on the HP server.
b. Need may arise to reinstall the HP server OS. Will not be able to do so with the new computer.
What wireless device is needed to connect to the second computer (old) that will give access (or be connected) to the wireless router located downstairs?
Q. If another wireless router is used, an IP address will be obtained by the router (DHCP enabled) downstairs. But the computer connected to this second router will need an an IP address as well.???