Belkin USB modem/router setup

  Sparky0138 07:09 05 Jul 2005

At the moment I have a Belkin modem (with wireless G router - all-in-one jobby) connected to a PC using an ethernet networking cable, with another PC connected using a wireless USB adapter.

It's connected to the phone line using an extension and I think this is causing the connection to drop. I'd like to plug the modem/router straight into the phone socket and what I'd like to know is if it's possible to continue networking and sharing the broadband connection between the 2 PC's if I keep it connected directly into the phone socket but instead of using an ethernet cable, use 2 USB adapters instead...or does one PC always have to be connected using an ethernet cable, meaning I'll have to invest in a longer cable?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

  retep888 15:34 05 Jul 2005

one pc always connected to the router, two usb 2 adapters will do the job nicely,but it's always advised to use the cable when configuring the router setting.

I don't think the extension is the main reason of connection dropping,I have an extension line over 80ft and I have no problem at all.

Check if there is any interference,try moving the router or pc around and change the channel.


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