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New Dell Laptop

I just purchased a Dell Inspiron 9300 with a Intel PRO/Wireless 2200 Internal Wireless (802.11b/g, 54Mbps)and my home has a wireless router by 3Com. This is my first laptop so I have no idea how this works.

My question is--when I am traveling am I still going to need some kind of card to put in the laptop for it to work in hotels? I hope I am making sense.

Sue in Wyoming

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(NT) (NT) No. your laptop already have one.

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should work

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No other card needed. The b/g wireless network adapter should be able to connect to any b/g wireless network, including those offered in hotels, libraries, bookstores, cafes, and other "hotspots." Some hotels will only offer a wired connection, so you will have to "plug in."

Some hotspots are free, some charge.

Be aware of mischief. Google: HOTSPOT EVIL TWINS

There is a different type of Internet service that uses a cellular card. Check with your local cellular providers for EV-DO or EDGE service. It's more expensive.

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