Hi Richard, You actually helped me before. I already have setup an access point on my network so I know how to do that.
But what I want to do now is to setup another access point but I don't want anyone accessing the internet on this access point to be able to see or access any of the other devices that are on my network such as external hard drives, wireless printers and other pc's. I the person using this access point to only be able to access the internet or another device connected directly to the access point
I am going to rent out the apartment to a tennat and the broadband is already wired to the apartment from the rounter in my house via a switch. I want them to be able to access the internet via the wifi access point but to not be able to see or access the devices that are already connected to my net work via the rounter and access point that are already in place in my house.
My router is an intellinet wireless 150N 4 port Router. In case you need to know the switch is a TP Link TL-SG1005D Gigabit Switch
I want it so they cannot see my computers, external harddrives, wireless printer etc.. I don't quiet understand what you mean when you say "As they wont be able to connect to phones ect"
I also have another router Netgear Wireless-G Router WGR614 that I could use instead of the intellinet
It I was to buy the Dlink where in my network does this get connected?
As I said I have run a Cat5 cable from my house to the apartment as the WIFI range does not travel far enough
Ok I understand now. But what would happen if they connected for example their computer by cable to the access point?
My apologies for not rating you before but I tried to do so but it said it was closed and I was unable to do so. I assumed it had been closed on your side, I was unaware you needed to be rated before you were compensated if I had know I would have pursued it further with Just answer as you were very helpful to me after the idiot I had used before hand resulted in me losing a lot of my data.
I clicked on the link you sent and the same error keeps coming up. It tells me that I need to enter my credit card details, which I do (even though I am on an unlimited subscription) and then it just stays on the payment processing page but does not proceed any further
I have sent an email to customer service explaining the problem. Hopefully they will fix the problem and let me rate you
I do have a router that allows guest setup. It is a belkin wireless n router. I am currently using this as an access point
I have tried that but it would not switch on the guest wifi for some reason.
I have attached 2 pictures. The first shows the guest switched on and the second shows the home status page and it is marked as disabled.
Also I asked a question on my last response "But what would happen if they connected for example their computer by cable to the access point?"
I have contacted belkin and they have informed me that the Router cannot switch on the guest access is DHCP is disabled which is disabled when the Router is operating as an Access Point only. I asked them do they have another product that can grant guest access when operating as a access point and this was their response
"No. We do not have that feature. The concept of the Guest network is to provide wireless connection to guest users without allowing them to access your devices and files which is using the main wireless network. If the router is using 192.168.2.1 and the router will provide diffewrent IP address to restrict them on accessing the main network. And the router can't do this if DHCP Server is disabled."
This would not be very good for my privacy.
Is there anyway I can split the network? E.g. setup 2 networks. Maybe split the broadband.
Update on the laptop question. I cannot access the question without making another payment. I am currently arguing with Customer support as they are refusing to compensate you. I am on an unlimited subscription so I have asked them why they now want me to pay more money
Locking it up while possible would be a last resort. How could I setup a vlan
I am disappointed that you have felt you needed to do that. I thought I had fully explained what happened in relation to the last question and it was not my fault and I didn't know you had not been compensated. If just answer will not compensate you for answering my question last october I will be cancelling my subscription and will not use this service again.
Thanks for your help