Ok. I found what was wrong. It is all because of COVID-19 (Partially, but still).
As @harrymc suggested I disabled all virtual network adapters (I work on many virtual machines). It the "main" virtual adapter I had my internal work DNS setup. It was unreachable from home (this is part where COVID-19 takes place, I was forced to work from home).
I simply ...
Looks like I was able to resolve the issue. When I would unplug the ethernet cable to my sleeping PC from the router, I could access the router interface and internet with my other connected devices. As soon as I plugged it back in, I could not.
In the end, I determined I had an IP conflict on my network. I was assigning static IP and DNS addresses on the ...
CheeseConQueso As PER YOUR QUESTION :-
I'm trying to set up a Linksys WRT160N wireless router as an access point in order to extend the effective range of a working Belkin wireless router that has internet access.
It means you want to use it as an EXTENDER/REPEATOR ...If i am not wrong you want to catch Belkin WiFi signals and extend it to other rooms.
For everyone finding this in Google, here's how to make a WRT160N work as an access point, straight from Linksys themselves: https://www.linksys.com/us/support-article?articleNum=135179
Those are good clear instructions that worked for my unit (v1 or 1.1), but in case they disappear, the steps are:
Physically connect your computer to one of the router's ...
Update your Mac if there is an update available. You can check that
by going to the Apple menu > About This Mac > Software Update.
Disable Wi-Fi (you can do so by clicking the Wi-Fi icon and
selecting ‘Turn Wi-Fi Off’ in the menu bar) and wait a few seconds
and then re-enable it.
Restart your Mac by going to the Apple menu and Restart ...