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If your router/network is BT and you accepted to be "a hot spot", others can access your router/wifi, but only a reserved small limit of the bandwidth, and not your password protected part. They certainly can not see or access any of your data being sent or received.
If you have not agreed to being a hot spot, or it is not BT network, it is unlikely that anyone else, with or without an extender can access your router, providing the password is strong enough. Even if they access the router via ip addresses, settings should be protected by your access admin password.

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hello!
-- what is the exact model number of your access point and router?
-- what is the ip address of your access point and router?
-- what is the operating system of your computer?
-- Is your computer directly connected to the router?
-- Do you have a wireless computer? what is the model number of the wireless adapter

if you want to configure your access point with your router you may try the ff:
Step 1: Connect the Ethernet port of the access point to one of the Ethernet ports of the router
Step 2: Make sure the power adapter is plugged to an available power outlet
Step 3: Check if the corresponding LEDs on the access point are lit
Step 4: After connecting the devices together, configure the access point’s wireless settings
Step 5: Open the access point’s web-based setup page
Step 6: When the access point’s web-based setup page opens, change the SSID, Channel, and Wireless Security.

Posted on May 02, 2008

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SOURCE: How can I extend the range of my D-Link DIR-655

You bet.

Please see the link below for an example.

http://www.pricebat.ca/D-Link-WL-DWL-G710-Wireless-Range-Extender-802-11g-54Mbps.p_10022985/

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

LaptopNomad
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SOURCE: Sitecom WL-130 Wireless Network Range Extender

For extending / repeating WIFI signals there's quite a bit of details to know about.

Read about repeating a WIFI signal with a sitecome WL-130 WIFI repeater here.

Posted on Oct 01, 2009

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SOURCE: HOW TO ACCESS DLINK WIFI ROUTER BECAUSE OF FORGOTEN PASSWORD

You reset the D-Link back to the factory default by - Press the RESET button at the back of the wireless router when it is powered up. Holt the RESET button foe at least 5 secs until the LEDs flash and then release the RESET button.
You can then configure the D-Link as follows ;-
To set-up and secure the wireless router from unauthorized access, follow these steps: -
1. Connect the wireless router to your computer with a LAN cable.
2. Start your browser and enter the router's configuration URL IP address.
3. Enter the router setup, login and password
4. Change the admin password
5. Go to the wireless settings and change the default SSID and turn off SSID broadcast.
6. Setup encryption key the strongest is WPA2 (if not then WPA).
7. For further security measures - turn on MAC address filtering and enter the MAC address of the wireless cards on the computer/s you want to connect to this wireless router.
8. Record the settings you have made and keep it in a safe place and Save the settings.
9. Configure the wireless cards on the computer/s with the SSID and encryption settings of the router.
10. Remove the LAN cable between the router and the computer then the computers should be able to connect to the router wirelessly.

Posted on Nov 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Hawking Extender- Connected to WiFi but cannot access Internet

Same thing happened to us! I researched and documented a solution at: http://hwren1.blogspot.com/ (Hope this helps you.)

Posted on Aug 08, 2015

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