Avatar of dadzlmo
dadzlmoFlag for United States of America asked on

Rookie wireless

I'm trying to set up a 2nd network with a wireless adapter on the other side of the house.  The adapter is a pci adapter.  The network will have three computers and need to access the one adapter.  Plus, be able to transfer files within the group.  I have a wireless router in place and I get a great signal, but I'm at a loss for getting the three computers to see the internet together.  At the group I have a 4 port switch.  IS there a solution?????

Thakx
Wireless HardwareWireless Networking

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
TreyH

8/22/2022 - Mon
jimbecher

  Not sure I understand the question. Do you mean your are trying to set this one computer up as an "Access Point" and have three other computers connect to it? I.E. you original wireless router won't reach the other side of the house so you are trying to extend it via this one computer?
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
TreyH

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
See how we're fighting big data
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
ASKER
dadzlmo

Thank ou for the help.  My question is do I need two devices one at each end,  the distant bridge would be hookes to a switch?

Please let me know

TreyH

You would probably need two devices. However, check the manufactures site of the existing wireless router you have now. They may make a device that will bridge to it. That way you would only have to purchase 1 device.
I started with Experts Exchange in 2004 and it's been a mainstay of my professional computing life since. It helped me launch a career as a programmer / Oracle data analyst
William Peck