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Windows 7: Bridge between wireless and wired network

17 Jan 2010   #1
flashist

Windows 7 / Vista
 
 
Bridge between wireless and wired network

I recently bought myself a new Netgear Stora MS2110 (network storage), my network situation is a bit strange. I've got my computer connected to a wireless network with internet access, and the Stora now connected to the computer by a wired LAN without internet. I just now discovered that I needed to have internet to setup the Stora, so my question is this - Can I somehow Bridge the wireless network onto the wired network through my computer? giving the Stora internet access and access to the wireless network. if so, how?


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17 Jan 2010   #2
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Hi there, please check put the cross-over cabling tut in my sig.
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17 Jan 2010   #3
flashist

Windows 7 / Vista
 
 

Not exactly what I was looking for, I need this computer which has a Wireless network connection, and a wired LAN connection which goes to a network storage device through a switch, to somehow link the wireless network into the wired network so that the storage device can access the internet.

I'm unable to set the IP settings for the Stora, when having the wired set to obtaining IP automaticly I were able to detect the device, however when making a bridge in that way it's gone, I also notice that instead of having two IPs, one for each network, I now only have one. Perhaps this is somehow messing up the connection to the Stora?
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17 Jan 2010   #4
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

My W7 is on wireless connections, the cross-over cable was to my XP laptop. I bridge the wireless & wired connections from my W7. How is that different to your setup?

Do mean your LAN to go to switch and your other device to go to that switch also?
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18 Jan 2010   #5
flashist

Windows 7 / Vista
 
 

yes, they have a switch between them, eventually they will have more computers attached, just trying to get this to work first. And another difference is I'm unable to do anything with the IP settings on the network storage as I'm unable to access it, so I can not change it like you changed the IP settings on the XP computer.
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27 Apr 2012   #6
prashanth37

windows 7
 
 
how network bridge in windows 7 will work.

I know how to enable the bridge between WLAN and ethernet and its working too but i want to know how bridge will work. Please help me.

Thanks in advance
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