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Using a router to create connection from a wireless network to a wired printer

By winkent
May 31, 2013
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  1. Help please?

    I have recently moved to a rented property and have had fibre broadband installed. The hub is next to the modem which had to be placed at the main telecom entry point to the house. This means that the hub and modem are in the sitting room. I want to have my printer upstairs but do not wish to run a cable all the way from the hub to the printer. I do have a couple of old wireless hubs - a Belkin and a 2-Wire. Would it be possible to put one of these upstairs hardwired to the printer and configure one of these to pick up the wireless signal from the new hub? Or am I mad??
     
  2. TheHawk

    TheHawk TS Enthusiast Posts: 191   +7

    Hey winkent. I see a need for more info.

    Is your "modem" a combo modem/router, and if so, is it a wireless model?
    How many pc's are being used and how do they connect, wired or wirelessly?
    Is this printer a network printer (has an Ethernet jack)?
    Are these hubs or are they switches?
     


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