Go Back   Web User Forums > Internet Access > Networking and Wi-Fi


Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 13-05-18, 08:12
fossewayfella's Avatar
fossewayfella fossewayfella is offline
Highly valued member
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 2,790
Default Router info 2018


Some info from UK PC World mag that might be of use. (Dated April 2018)

Reply With Quote
Old 13-05-18, 10:31
pete.i pete.i is offline
Enthusiastic contributor
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 729
Default Re: Router info 2018

Unless, of course, you are with Sky (I am) who resolutely refuse to make their router information accessable to their paying subscribers thus making it exceedingly difficult to use any routers other than what they supply, which are junk.
Reply With Quote
Old 28-06-18, 15:29
MeesterChris's Avatar
MeesterChris MeesterChris is offline
Established member
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Arctic Station 5
Posts: 202
Talking Re: Router info 2018

You can turn the router into a modem only, simple switch when you log into the router (they have instructions for that)

Then use an ordinary but powerful router with wi-fi, an Ethernet cable between the two, usually from the #1 port and the new wi-fi router can take over the more powerful wireless transmissions. It will transmit on 5Mhz if newish, so you get both bands.

Not only that - but you can then move the newer router to a better placement with a longer cable. I've done it, works fine. Netgear Nighthawk works.


Meester Chris
Don't all shout at once
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:11.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Dennis Publishing 2010, All rights reserved