Airport Extreme acting funny

Hello

My Airport Extreme began to behave badly. I'll GET noisy fan, the orange indicator light starts to Flash and then all stops and light turns green. Repeat this every so often. Anyone out there have any ideas?

Thank you

Rex

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    For more context, I have a time capsule airport connected to my modem fiber. Time capsule does a great job of the town house with wifi coverage. However, I have a couple of components in my home theater, who are not able WiFi (DVD player, older game system, etc.). I got to have an AirPort Extreme, so my hope is to use an Internet for these components. I would have preferred that she not also "extend" the wireless network and contract my all along (I know this isn't the end of the world, I just useless expansion of the range so there is no reason for me to enter the equation or more wifi signals bouncing around the House).

    I searched a bit and encoder table extend network via wifi or the creation of a network of travelling, but I have not found a way to have the extreme put in place to receive the rebroadcasting wifi without her signal. It's something I can do?  In the circumstances, any other suggestions for setting this up that doesn't involve running one cable Ethernet or the purchase of additional equipment?

    Thanks in advance!

    I would use an AirPort Extreme as a wifi adapter WITHOUT using it as wireless access point. I really just want to access my wireless internet and distribute the connection via Ethernet.

    This would work... IF... the AirPort Extreme has been implemented to extend wireless network provided another router from Apple. Which would mean that the AirPort Extreme also would act as a point of access Wi - Fi.

    It does NOT at all if you try to connect to a third-party router wireless AirPort Extreme wirelessly.

    Ironically, an AirPort Express can be configured to do exactly what you want using either a router from Apple or a third-party router as the "primary" router If two ports Ethernet on the Express are too few in number, you can add an Ethernet switch to create more connections.

  • WAG160N and an Apple Airport extreme

    I recently bought an Apple Airport extreme, and in order to use the guest account, I need to disable DHCP and NAT on my WAG160N settings and allow extreme settings. Otherwise the extreme is in bridge mode and therefore doesn't let me create a guest account.

    Could someone tell me please what settings I need to change in the WAG160N so that it acts as a modem only and not a router.

    Thank you

    You can't disable NAT on the WAG unless you go to fashion of the bridges, which means that it becomes a simple modem. You cannot use the wireless on the WAG, nor anything else. In bridged mode, you configure Airport Extreme as main router connecting to PPPoE (or whether you need from your ISP).

    Switch mode bridge on the main configuration page.

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