I would like to know if any can assist and elaborate how to set up 1 wireless router connected to a cable modem, and 2nd wireless router connected wirelessly in a different level of a house and be able to use it.
Here is my setup:
I have a Dlink Dir-825 connected to a cable modem in the 2nd floor of a house. main level receives internet connection wirelessly via SSID.
XBox & PS3 in basement connects wirelessly via SSID. the XBox and PS3 have random signal or connection drop, and lag
I would like the 2nd floor remain the same, and use my 2nd wireless router Dlink Dir-655 wirelessly connected to the Dlink Dir-825 and place Dir-655 on the main level.
Your help is greatly appreciated. I have dug around different post, and most give single line help. Any detail steps examples like dir-825 setup this way and dir-655 setup this way is appreciated.
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The second router needs to be a wireless bridge. I don't think the Dlink Dir-655 supports bridge mode.
What grumpy said. Most routers won't support that with factory firmware. Your best bet is to get a different D-Link router that supports a custom firmware. I did a quick search and didn't find one for the Dlink Dir-655.
Thanks Grumpy and Fusion
do you know which make & model supports bridging, and has good wireless performance? can i safely assume the Dir-825 supports and the Dir-655 does not?