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New PC--adding Netgear

by wendigdwl / January 14, 2009 11:41 PM PST

I just purchased a new PC to replace the old dinosaur in the basement. Netgear was loaded on the old computer and I had the desktop and my laptop networked so I could access files from both no matter where I was. I have the new PC connected and the wireless router is working for internet access, however, I would like to have both computers networked again. Do I need to reinstall Netgear onto my downstairs computer again?? (when I attempted to install it, it had me re-doing all the wiring so I stopped as I was afraid of losing the internet access) Any help would be appreciated (don't feel like paying Geek Squad another $180 to do this.

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Run the Network Setup Wizard . . .
by Coryphaeus / January 14, 2009 11:47 PM PST
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and it will turn on File and Printer Sharing.

Netgear is the name of a device. Same as Ford or Buick. Netgear makes routers and Network Interface Cards (NIC).

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Do I....
by wendigdwl / January 14, 2009 11:52 PM PST

need to do all the unplugging and plugging in of wires that it instructs as it goes along, or just bypass that??? (thanks!!)

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I do not think there is understanding
by lacsr / January 15, 2009 9:03 PM PST
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