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Hi,

We have a Netgear wireless router here, but BT have sent us a "Home Hub" to go with the 8Mb link they have provided for free.

So can I leave the Netgear upstairs with the desktop plugged in, AND put the new router downstairs so that we get a better wireless signal downstairs ?

They are both on the same phone number if that makes a difference.

If that's a dumb question then I apologise in advance.

Cheers
Phill
 

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Nigel Hewitt
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So can I leave the Netgear upstairs with the desktop plugged in, AND put the new router downstairs so that we get a better wireless signal downstairs ?
You can't have two systems on the same line.
I have a Netgear ADSL wireless router in the cellar and you get plenty of signal in the attic.
 

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Driving my truck with my high-heels on...
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I agree with NigelH.

I went through this very process at Christmas. As the BT Home Hub will be able to manage the 8mb connection and the Netgear can't, stick the netgear on eBay.
Interesting ,as I have Sky broadband & they supply the netgear hub for their 8mb connections :confused:
 
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