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How do I link a netgear wireless router to a sonicwall TZ 200

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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
We recently installed a Sonicwall TZ 200 as our router for our small business.  I want to attach a netgear (our old router) to another computer on the TZ 200 network to act as a swith for 2 other computers not currently networked and as a repeater to amplify the wireless signal.  
1. Is that possible?
2.  Do I just plug the router in to the wall and then connect the other computers to it?  Or are there settings that will need to be addressed.  (ie. ip conflicts ect.)
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ok I will attempt this today.
I realize a switch would be easier but I was hoping to also boost my wireless signal since these computers are on other side of office.  This one office has 3 computers in it that a switch would work just fine if I didn't want to increase my wireless range.

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I do something similar as I have a summer house with a single cable back to my main router - in the summer house I have a netgear wirless adsl router. I don't need the ADSL part in there so I just use it as a switch with wireless access - just because I didn't want to spend money on a new switch :)
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Please bare with me a little while longer.  I have been extremely busy and I haven't had a chance to implement any of this.  I'm sure the answer is there I just haven't had a chance to do it yet.

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As I am still a novice, I don't want to tackle this right now.  I still have some learning to do and I need to have the time to do it without anyone interputing me.  Besides our network that I set up 30 days ago has not had any down time and I don't want to do anything to cause downtime.  In short I'm scared.  It seems stupid cause I should be able to do it but I won't until I have to.  I do appreciate your help and will award the points as I see fit to each of you.  I will print out the responses for when I am ready to tackle this.  Which will be over the next few weeks.  Thanks again

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I haven't implemented but based on the response I believe these are good suggestions.

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