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How to convert a Wireless B router into a switch?
Feb 2, 2009, 3:15 AM
So I have a linksys wireless B router sitting here doing nothing. My friend needs a switch, He has 5 PC's to plug into a 4 port router. Thus the need for a switch.
I'm pretty sure you can disable something on the wireless B router to just use its switching capability, and allow the first router to do the DHCP work.
I would appreciate it if someone could confirm this and give me a little guidance on how to achieve all this.
Feb 2, 2009
convert wireless router switch
Feb 2, 2009, 10:17 AM
Disable DHCP & Wireless, change the IP address to be in the same range as the current router (ie: 192.168.1.2) and only use the LAN ports.
Feb 2, 2009, 9:35 PM
aight nice. thanks ^^ dude.
I knew saving that thing would be worthwhile
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