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Is Multiple Routers possible

Is Multiple Routers possible

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Contributor WeKnowMovies
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Is it possible to use two MI424WR routers on the same network?

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MVP Smith6612 MVP
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It is, although unless your network has special requirements, it is not recommended to operate more than one router as a router. The other router should operate as a Switch/Access Point.

 

What are you looking to accomplish?

Contributor WeKnowMovies
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My wifi is not strong enough to access throughout the entire house. I happen to have an extra wifi router and figured if it would work I would not have to buy anything else.

Contributor PaulGC
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You might try setting up as a bridge/repeater rather than another router so to avoid needing to do network address translation for the network behind the second router. 

 

Have a look at this link - it may help.

http://lifehacker.com/how-to-extend-your-wi-fi-network-with-an-old-router-915783308

 

 

Contributor WeKnowMovies
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I will give that a try. Thank You

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