How to convert a Wireless B router into a switch? Tags: Routers Wireless Switch Networking Last response: February 2, 2009 9:35 PM in Networking Share nowwhatnapster February 2, 2009 3:15:12 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. More about : convert wireless router switch Anonymous a b F Wireless February 2, 2009 10:17:21 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. Grumpy nowwhatnapster February 2, 2009 9:35:11 PM aight nice. thanks ^^ dude. I knew saving that thing would be worthwhile Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to convert Westell 7500 into a router-switch Forum SolvedHow to connect a wireless router to an ethernet switch Forum How does changing Network Mode in Router to "Wireless B/G only" affect my connection to other devices in home Network? Forum How to uplink a dlink wireless router to a switch Forum SolvedConnecting Wireless Router to Switch? Forum How to connect wireless-b broadband router befw11s4 Forum Solved2nd Wireless router no-convert to wireless AP per sticky post. Forum SolvedWhat does changing router settings from "Mixed Mode" in Network Manager to " Wireless B/G only" affect? Forum SolvedNeed to connect a wireless router to a Cisco Switch Forum SolvedProblem using a DGL 4500 Wireless router w/ TP Link switch Forum SolvedConnecting a wired hub to a Router/Switch via a wireless connection Forum SolvedCable Modem to Wireless Router to Switch Forum SolvedHow to use a pair of speakers for both sets on an A/B switch/zone Forum SolvedWireless router before or after unmanaged switch? Forum Using a switch to convert college wireless to wired? Forum SolvedHow to connect wifi router to an existing switch? Forum SolvedWireless router with Unmanaged switch? Forum Wireless Router To Unmanaged Switch Forum SolvedWireless router to switch to another wireless router? Forum Media network-3 wireless router and 24 port switch Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !