WRT610N - setup to get internet connection from nearby open wifi?

Hi, I have a WRT610N and I was wondering if I can set it up to share an open wifi network to my own internal network? Is this possible with stock firmware or maybe with modded firmware?

Thank you
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Are you wanting to use the router as a Wifi Access Point to your network? If that is the case what you do is setup the WIFI so that the SSID is the same as the other wifi (or a new one), but make it a different channel (so wifi boxes dont overlap). When you plug in the network cable, dont put it into the WAN slot, put it into another slot. You should disable DHCP too. This effectively turns your Router into a Access Point. Your internal network DHCP will provide the IPs.
darkbluegrAuthor Commented:
Not sure if my question was clear, thanks for writing back:

I have a WRT610N and two laptops connected to it. Right now there is no internet connection.

I have seen that nearby, there is an open wifi from a neighbour.

My question is - can I use the open wifi internet and share it in my network, or do I have to use a wired internet connection to put into the router?

Above is a discussion about the topic. Basically it's difficult. Another option would be to have one of the two laptops bridge their wifi and lan connection. This way the wifi card will access the open wifi and then you can have the Ethernet port connect to the router.

Windows info on bridging.

You can google around "How to bridge wifi and lan" and there will be plenty of information out there to help you out.

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