How To: turn your old router into a wireless adapter using dd-wrt

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  1. ToXIc

    ToXIc Well-Known Member R2R Supporter MTRCMember

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    I'm not sure I use an Apex but I believe you'll need a net module.
     

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    Reef Man Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    I configured my Linksys and it is updated with dd-wrt.
    My question is, I assume I can use it as repeater as well and use the ports too. Is that possible?

    Put my ACIII in one of the ports, get wifi signal from one antenna and put signal out with the other antenna as repeater or access point. Is that possible?

    Thanks !
     
  3. ToXIc

    ToXIc Well-Known Member R2R Supporter MTRCMember

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    If it's a dual band router you should be able to do it.
     
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    Reef Man Well-Known Member

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    Any idea? I am not really an expert on this :cry:
     
  5. madehtsobi0109

    madehtsobi0109 Well-Known Member

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    so i downloaded the GV5Flash.zip and tried to upgrade the firmware and it fails...

    i used the dd-wrt.v24-12548_newd_micro.bin file..

    any ideas?

    thanks
     
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    madehtsobi0109 Well-Known Member

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    I hope one day im able to make an upgrade like this lol
     
  8. reggaedrummin

    reggaedrummin Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the great info
     
  9. Windy

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    What will work with my Black & Decker router?
     
  10. Richard Schmidt

    Richard Schmidt Well-Known Member MTRCMember

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    Everyone keeps talking about router address being 192.168.1.1 My old router was that. My wireless router is now from my cable company and has a home address of 10.0.0.1
    Should I use this address where your instructions are stating 192.168.1.1?
    Not real computer savvy.
    Thanks
     
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    Vu337 Well-Known Member

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    i think i brick my router while trying to do this, is the router junk now?
     
  12. Windy

    Windy Well-Known Member

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    i think maybe so!
     
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    Everything was goin good till i got to 2-12. Router was rebootin and during the reboot it it said something about renewing a lease so I clicked continue and idk what happened. Not sure if it's bricked now or not. If I type in 192.168.1.2 or with the one I get nothing.
     
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    When I get to 2-12 my router reboots and displays " if u changed your routers up you must renew your clients address on the network."

    I have no idea what this means lol
     
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    hejjo Well-Known Member

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    hejjo Well-Known Member

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    Nvm figured it!!!
     
  17. seanthecity

    seanthecity Well-Known Member

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    Wow... Worth a try. Thanks
     
  18. ParadiseReef

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    dang my guy this is some good stuff . Thanks
     
  19. pmoneyt

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    nice write up.
     
  20. Fonzi42

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    Wow!!! Brilliant information!!!
     
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