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How to go wireless

We have two desktop pcs both with vista and my son got a laptop today (Acer with wirelss- vista) we currently have only one pc hooked up to RR through motorola cable modem provided by time warner. Can I just purchase a wireless router such as Linksys Wireless G speed booster Router and have all three computers work? Or should I call time warner and have them install wireless? The laptop will not connect via plug in modem either. It continually searches for wireless! Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Do it yourself...

In reply to: How to go wireless

If you call Time Warner Cable they will attempt to get you to rent a wireless router for an additional monthly fee and charge you for its installation. Considering you can pick up an 802.11g for under $40 and installation takes less than five minutes it is by far the cheaper and easier option, and one which is not prohibited by Time Warner Cable.

Regards,
John

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purchased router

In reply to: Do it yourself...

I purchased a wireless router for less than 40 bucks and set it up in minutes. However the older computer does not have wireless capabilities and it is too far to run a cable. The sales man was very informitive in offering a card with an antena to put in that computer. Thank you for your help.

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