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Windows 7: Can I use a Wireless Router as a Wired router

24 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Can I use a Wireless Router as a Wired router

I am having problems with my wireless adapter Cisco Router Linksys X2000, can I use it as a wired router into my network socket on the cpmputer please if so how do I achieve it Thanks

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24 Jan 2012   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer

It has 3 x 10/100 Ethernet Ports, so you can connect via Ethernet cables. Usually the first port connects from DSL. Second and third to a computer's network card.
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24 Jan 2012   #3

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1

Hi teriel9, welcome to 7F! :)

Sure! all you need is a cat5 or 6 cable, the length is up to you.

If I saw the pix right, run the cable from one of the yellow connections to your network socket on your machine.
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24 Jan 2012   #4

Windows 7 64bit

Thank you both Lemur and Anax
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