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I have a Cricket Broadband card modem(looks like a flash drive stick) which plugs into a USB port and a Netgear g54 wireless router with Ethernet ports only, how do i connect my modem to the router?

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I tried to find a reverse usb to ethernet adapter but I guess there is no such thing? –  Ashley Brown Aug 18 '11 at 16:53

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Unfortunately, you can't.

If you want to use a 3g dongle as your internet source, you need to buy a 3G/USB router.

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That was my experience as well although the 3g/USB router was not very expensive in the UK. –  Col Aug 18 '11 at 16:55
    
@Col yep... 3G/USB only (e.g. not dual wan) routers are about £30-£40, and/or you can get 3g modem routers (ones that you put the usim directly in to) for around £70-£90 –  William Hilsum Aug 18 '11 at 16:57
    
thank you guys so much, i will check to see where i can get one, if not i have a guy that can make a reverse usb to ethernet adapter for me i think. –  Ashley Brown Aug 18 '11 at 17:00
    
@Ashley Brown Are you sure? ... Not sure one exists :/ That would basically be a non wireless version of what I showed above - it needs to be a device capable of dialing out (a 3g stick whilst complex, is basically a modem to a machine), and I haven't seen one before that wasn't a router. –  William Hilsum Aug 18 '11 at 17:03
    
I mean just an adapter plug, like an extension, one end with a usb port and the other end to plug into an ethernet port. –  Ashley Brown Aug 18 '11 at 17:11

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