How to extend range of Wireless Network using DD-WRT and another router for free

Wireless LAN networks have a limited range. If you are a home user with a single internet connection, you can go wireless with one router. However, you may not get the wireless signal across your home. To make it work across a wider area, you need to extend your wireless network. You can extend the . . . → Read More: How to extend range of Wireless Network using DD-WRT and another router for free

How to boost the wireless range of your WRT54G2 router

It is possible to safely boost the wireless range using the DD-WRT firmware. After you install the firmware, visit this link to figure out how this can be done. http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Advanced_wireless_settings#TX_Power. Do not make this value very high, else you could end up with more error packets and performance degradation. A very high value could result . . . → Read More: How to boost the wireless range of your WRT54G2 router

Update Linksys WRT54G2 router to DD-WRT

The normal Cisco / Linksys provided firmware on the wireless router does not have as many features as the firmware upgrades that the DD-WRT has made.

A short list of features from the DD-WRT include:

Ability to support VPN for secure communication SSH support for managing the router over the web or a terminal Better . . . → Read More: Update Linksys WRT54G2 router to DD-WRT

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