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gazoll Posts 1 Registration date Saturday July 27, 2013 Status Member Last seen July 27, 2013 - Jul 27, 2013 at 02:18 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Jul 27, 2013 at 03:10 PM
First of all I am not that good in describing things.

I have got a modem which is then connected to a pc and to 2 wireless routers. One router is a TP Link and the other is a C-Net. Then I have got a laptop connected wireless to the C-Net Router. I shared a folder on the pc and everything worked fine but when I connected my Laptop to the Tp link the share folder couldn't be found. Can anyone help me about this. If you need any more info I will be willing to help.

Thanks in advance
David

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,833
Jul 27, 2013 at 03:10 PM
You can't have two routers on the same network and share files. That's because they each run DHCP to secure the traffic. The trick is to disable DHCP on one of the routers and to use the correct port when connecting them. See these instructions for a Netgear router (it will be similar for yours)

http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/965/~/using-wpn824,-wgr614,-or-wgt624-routers-as-an-access-point

Good Luck
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