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Got a small doubt

by Hobs Crk / December 23, 2010 5:34 PM PST

I have cable internet, and i'm planning on setting up a wifi network at home.
I only need it to use the net on my Ipod, so i've got a question, does a wireless modem connect to my pc through cable? or do i need to get a wireless nic to use the net on my pc after setting up the wifi?

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Re: cable
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 23, 2010 5:45 PM PST
In reply to: Got a small doubt

Yes, a wireless router (or a modem with that function integrated) comes with both an antenna for wireless and (usually 4) Ethernet-slots for wired connection up to 4 devices.

Be sure to use WPA2 security if you iPod supports it.


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For example.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 23, 2010 6:09 PM PST
In reply to: Re: cable

Under photo's the second one is the backside. From right to left you see the power, the reset button, the LAN-port (connects with the modem with a crossover cable) and 4 LAN-ports (connect with wired devices in your home network with a patch cable). Twe two sticks are the antenna for the wireless devices.

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by Hobs Crk / December 23, 2010 7:37 PM PST
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Thanks a lot,just what i needed

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