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Using Time Capsule to Wirelessly Receive Internet and then Extend Network via Ethernet

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Nov 23, 2012 9:23 PM

Hello,

 

Our modem/router combo is located downstairs, and my computer that i want to get online is upstairs. I cannot get a ethernet from the modem to my computer to access the internet, so I wanted to try to use my Time Capsule to help me get online upstairs (not sure if this is possible...)

 

My idea was to have the Time Capsule receive the wireless signal and then connect the computer to the Time Capsule through an ethernet so that I may get the computer online. Essentially wireless connection in, wired connection out.

 

I've been playing around with the device for a while now, and can't seem to make this work. Has anyone used the Time Capsule in this fashion? Is it even possible? If not, does anyone have any suggestions on how to get my computer online?

 

Thank you very much for any help/input!!

Time Capsule 802.11n (1st Gen)

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