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Queston about connecting wireless via second PC ethernet to moddem?

Discussion in 'Networks & Internet Connectivity' started by sastusbulbas, 4 Oct 2009.

  1. sastusbulbas

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 26 May 2008

    Posts: 1,721

    Hi all,

    I am wondering IF I can do the following connection?

    Moddem to PC Giabyte Lan, second gigabyte lan used to output to wireless modem, wireless modem to wireless PC upstairs?

    My problem is that my internet connection is useless with my Asus router. It now seems incompatable with Virgin, so even if I hardwire my main PC to teh router I am getting very poor performance.

    As such I was wondering IF I could utilise two Lan ports in a main PC to rout a second internet connection to my Router to give me wireless internet connection elsewhere?

  2. Qu3


    Joined: 1 Jul 2009

    Posts: 457


    Yes, that setup can work, you would have to setup static ip addresses though.
  3. Duke

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 29 Jun 2003

    Posts: 33,593

    Location: Wiltshire

    I would just replace the router. I never knew Asus even made routers. Get a Netgear, Linksys, DLink, etc.
  4. sastusbulbas

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 26 May 2008

    Posts: 1,721

    Yes I am thinking I may do that, I originally bought the Asus due to it's USB ports, as I had intended to use a shared printer and external hard drive for sharing on the wireless network.