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Solved can i setup a staticip address on a wtreless computer

August 28, 2012 at 03:41:35
Specs: Windows 7
I want to setup a static ip address for a h.264 network dvr ,however my desktop computer is out of order, that is connected direct to router,is it possible to use my wireless laptop to setup the router,or will I have to connect the eithernet cable to the laptop.Thanks Dan

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August 28, 2012 at 06:08:22
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To change any settings in your router's configuration utility, particularly wireless settings, you should always use a computer that is connected to the router by ethernet cable.

If you were to use a wireless connection to change any router wireless settings, you may lose the wireless connection to the router, in which case you would then have to go on a computer with an ethernet connection to re-establish the wireless connection.

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August 28, 2012 at 07:44:43
If you are going to change the settings that will not affect your wireless network connection, then you can connect your laptop to network wirelessly and configure the settings on wireless router management page.

Hope this helps.

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August 28, 2012 at 13:52:48
Thank you PHIL22, I am very grateful for your assistance.Madra

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August 28, 2012 at 13:58:01
thank you Picohat for that information its very kind of you MADRA

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