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Windows 7: How can I set up a secondary Sky Router SR101 to boost signals?

17 Apr 2015   #1
Xanoas

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How can I set up a secondary Sky Router SR101 to boost signals?

I've recently moved houses and got a new router from sky. My signals don't go too far and I would like to use my old one as a extension, does anyone know how to set it up so that where ever my signals don't go my second router can boost them so they do?

Thank you!


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20 Apr 2015   #2
nekkidtruth

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It may not be possible. Most combination modem/routers don't have the extended features of a consumer router. You'd be better off buying a new router and either turning off your current modem's gateway functions, or connecting it as an access point rather than a router.

Personally, I'd put the modem in bridge mode and use my own router. That's mainly because over here in North America, most combination modems are horridly under-featured.
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