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    Connecting another sky router

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      Connecting another sky router

      Hi,

      I bought another sky netgear router off ebay so i could have 2 routers 1 upstairs and 1 downstairs cos i was getting fed up losing connection.

      I plugged it the 2nd one in and connected my laptop ok. However i can't connect to the internet.

      When they are both plugged in to the telephone connection they both lose internet connection.

      When i unplug 1 of the routers to the telephone the other router connects to the internet ok.

      Is it possible to have 2 routers connected? They seem to be conflicting with each other? Is there anyway to do this?

      Stuart


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      Re: Connecting another sky router

      Quote Originally Posted by redman101101 View Post
      Is it possible to have 2 routers connected?
      No, only one can be connected to the exchange at a time.

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      Re: Connecting another sky router

      The answer is no you can't do this.

      Likewise you can't make two separate phone calls - one from the main phone, the other from an extension - there's only one wire between you and the exchange.

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      Re: Connecting another sky router

      it doesn't stop there, you also can't have 2 routers pluged into the same line even if one of them is turned off, im guessing but its probably due to the increase in attenuation in on line
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      Re: Connecting another sky router

      you could try one of the homeplug adapters (runs on the mains, plug one next to router and one next to PC)
      i use the devolo and it works well for me

     

     

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