Adding Wireless acess point to existing network.

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Shawn, Oct 17, 2004.

  1. Shawn

    Shawn Guest

    Hi there,

    I have a home network setup of 5 windows xp pc's. one shares the cable
    modem using ics. i have added a Wireless Acess point to the machine
    that shares the internet connection, when connecting to the AP from my
    laptop it connects, but doesnt assign an ip adress so i dont get ics
    or network access through the AP. The software for the AP is very
    limited and there doesnt seem to be any support on thier website. Am i
    dong something wrong ?
    Any Help will be appreciated.

    Shawn, Oct 17, 2004
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  2. Shawn

    Jack Guest


    You have to change the IP of the AP so it would fit the IP assignment to
    ICS, and disable the AP's DHCP.

    However 5 computers and Wireless really Shouting: "Please Get us a Wireless
    Cable/DSL Router".

    The page above was written by me ages ago. You might ignore the prices and
    Brand recommendations. The principles however are still the same.

    Basic Options for Internet Connection Sharing -

    Hubs, routers, switches, DSL, LANs, WANs...? -

    What do I need for wireless Networking? -

    Connection Diagram With Cable/DSL Router:

    Wireless - Basic Configuration:

    Wireless - BasicSecurity:

    Jack (MVP-Networking).
    Jack, Oct 17, 2004
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