Router question

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    Pyrmon Burnin' Monkey Love

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    Hello, I'm away from my home and I have a quick question. If I have a PC connected to a wireless network that I do not have access to physically via an antenna and an old linksys router, is there a way to extend that wireless signal using the router I have? If so, how?
     
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    Magsor I am watching you

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    It is possible to extend signal via a router but not all router support this. You have to use the bridge mode. What router do you have?
     
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    Originality Chibi-neko

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    There exists a number of range extending and repeating solutions. The first question to make everything easier - are you able to run a wire from the router to a better location? Secondly, are you in the same electrical loop? Thirdly, do you have open access to the router to set this up?
     
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    Pyrmon Burnin' Monkey Love

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    I have no access to the router with the access to the internet. None whatsoever. It is in a different building. I receive the connection by an antenna attached to the PC and would like to use the free Ethernet port to hook up the second router to the network and broadcast a wireless signal that routes back to the first, functioning, network.
     
  5. blainy

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    you could try conectify, which is an app that turns your pc into a wireless hotspot..

    http://connectify.me/
     
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    Originality Chibi-neko

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    Your only hope then is the wireless bridge, which is outside my field of knowledge.
     
  7. Magsor

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    so it come back to this. What router do you have?