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using netgear router WNR614 as repeater for base dlink DSL 2750U


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#1 gabbar1986

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Posted 27 September 2015 - 06:22 AM

Greetings,

 

i have a very technically unsound isp and because their router was bleep i bought a new router modem.... a dlink 2750u. i also thought Id use my old roter as an extender (a netgear wnr614). i am somewhat of a novice in computers and cant seem to wrap my head around what to do from all the videos and directions online. i just need to use the netgear router as a repeater without an ethernet and i need help setting it up as both the tech supports dont know anything about the other companys router.....please help



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#2 jhayz

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Posted 28 September 2015 - 01:37 AM

If the netgear router has the repeater mode option, yes you can use it but if not, then you may need to buy a wireless repeater instead.


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Posted 28 September 2015 - 10:06 AM

There is the method of connecting is via network cable.  You use the lan port not the wan port and disable its dhcp server.  It becomes a glorified wifi switch.

 

If you need the how to let us know.  You may also be able to flash it with a dd-wrt version that supports wireless bridging.






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