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I have 8 computers and two 4 port wireless routers. I want to be able to have all the computers to be connected via eithernet.1 router will be in one room with a cable modem with 4 computers connected. The other will be in another room with 4 computers & no modem. how can I get the router without a modem connect wirelessly to the other router so I can get internet in the other room?

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  1. Plug the second router into the first with an Ethernet cable, connected to LAN on both ends, not WAN (that's connected to the cable modem only).
  2. If one of the WAPs supports Bridge/Repeater/Mesh mode, use that to connect it to the first. This will be less reliable than #1

Disable DHCP on the 2nd WAP.

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