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Advice on buying a wireless router that receives its signal wirelessly, not via ethernet.

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Alan SilvermanFlag for United States of America asked on
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My client needs a wireless router that gets its signal from another router.   The modem and first router is in building #1.  Around fifty feet away is a second building.  I need a router (or whatever these are called) that can pick up the signal from router #1 and transmit that signal via both ethernet and wirelessly to computers in building #2.  

It should be well made.  The customer had a gaming adapter that did this (with only one ethernet port for output) but that recently failed.  This will replace it.  It gets hot and humid in the attic of building #2 so it should be well made and give as strong a wireless signal as possible.  It should also have a good antenna so it can pick up a strong wireless signal from the sending router.

Do you have any suggestions as to makes and models that might fit this description?  The primary computer runs Windows XP - though that's probably not relevant.

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