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I have a wireless router connected to a modem. I'd to add a wireless router in another area of the house to use to connect other devices. Is this possible to add wireless router without connecting via cable to the 1 router coming off of the modem?

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Search for "wireless repeater" or "wireless extender"

Unlike adding a traditional access point to your network to expand wireless coverage, wireless range extenders do not need to be connected to the network by a data cable. Just put the wireless range extender within range of your main access point or wireless router, and it "bounces" the signals out to remote wireless devices.

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You can buy an access point and configure it in repeater mode. This is fairly simple just google how to configure [your access point model] in repeater mode. You can also use a wireless router (usually cheaper than an access point) to do the same. Please check this link.

I usually face a lot of problems with wireless repeaters as the connection is not that reliable specially is the distance between the routers/access points is big. It is alway better to connect the two routers/access points through an ethernet cable if at all possible.

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