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Running LAN and wireless network on one computer

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March 29, 2012 8:49:12 AM

Hello,My name is Duke. Pls, I'm using a wireless router which will not browse unless i disable LAN. How can I have the LAN connected and Wi-fi router connected at the same time?
a b X LAN
March 29, 2012 8:56:46 PM

it sounds like you have two separate networks.

what are you trying to accomplish?
April 7, 2012 10:16:20 AM

Tnx, Emerald for responding. I have 5 PC's connected to the internet through a wireless router using a TP Link wi-fi receiver. I also have the same 5 PC's connected on a LAN using a TP Link 16 port switch. I want to be able to connect to the internet and at the same time be able to access the PC's on a LAN network so as to be able to see each other and share resources (printers, etc.) while still browsing.
a b X LAN
April 7, 2012 3:28:51 PM

to accomplish that you need to assign a Static IP, matching the IPs of the LAN network, to the computer's LAN card but NO Gateway and DNS

the network mask should be filled in automatically
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