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How do you connec two wireless routers to one modem?

Hi. I want to connect two different wireless routers, having two diffferent SSIDs and Pass Keys to the single Ethernet output of the cable modem. I want to create two different wireless networks: One for myself and one for all others. Can that be done?
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  1. You can't connect both to the same modem & account. But you can connect router B to router A, and have them on different subnets.

    Neither subnet will see devices on the other.
  2. Or, depending on the modems, can make one the base and one the repeater. But, dunno if you can have different SSIDs doing it that way.
  3. USAFRet said:
    You can't connect both to the same modem & account. But you can connect router B to router A, and have them on different subnets.

    Neither subnet will see devices on the other.
  4. I was afraid of that, but still hoping. I already connected a wired router to a wireless router using the wired as a switch.
  5. Best answer
    Maybe....and likely if you pay for it.

    What you are asking for requires 2 real internet IP addresses which few ISP give for free. If you can plug 2 PC into the cable modem and they both work then you can use 2 routers.

    You could put a router between the 2 other routers and let the main router own the real IP and give out private ones to your 2 wireless routers.

    If you can live with sharing a single real IP I would use a single router that has the ablity to run multiple SSID and networks on the same router. There are a couple that let you have a guest network which is just a second ssid really. Otherwise get a router that can run dd-wrt and you can have as many ssid and networks as you like. The main downside to using a single router is all the SSID must share the same radio channel.
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