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Combining wired and wireless home network

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Everything currently works well with a home network, with a Netgear router 10/100 and a number of hubs hanging off the end.

I want to add some wireless capability, but I don't want to replace the netgear router.

I picked up a Belkin 802.11b w/l router for $10 (lots of good rebates).  Can I plug this into one of the downstream hubs and pick up wireless capability that way?

Or does this wireless router need to replace the Netgear wired router?  I don't want to do this because the Netgear is faster than the cheaper Belkin

thanks
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The Belkin works by copying (spoofing) the Mac address of whats plugged into it so in YOUR situation (with a small LAN) the answer is YOU NEED to put the wireless router in INSTEAD of the netgear, sory if this is bad news =(

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