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Router question please help

by ojo321 / August 19, 2007 10:28 AM PDT

I am new to the wireless world and I am just wondering if I need to connect a router directly to my computer for it to work. I know I need to connect it to my pc to configure the options and sercurity but after all that can I disconnect it from my pc because my pc has a wireless card. Can my router just connect to my dsl modem alone and not to my pc?

Thank you in advance

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It should be
by PudgyOne / August 19, 2007 11:48 AM PDT

set up like this

wall > DSL Modem/router > wireless router > wired/wireless

After you setup the wireless router,

update the firmware
use WPA Personal security
use nothing else

Hope this helps.


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by ojo321 / August 19, 2007 12:05 PM PDT
In reply to: It should be

For the firmware update do i need a computer for that?


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You need a computer
by PudgyOne / August 19, 2007 3:22 PM PDT
In reply to: Firmware

to update the firmware in the router.


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