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Use Wifi Adapter as a router

by coolgie / July 26, 2008 9:31 PM PDT

Hey can i connect a wifi adapter to my pc and stream my internet connection through it.

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by Phil Crase / July 26, 2008 11:41 PM PDT

Assuming you mean a USB adapter. Yes, if you have a wireless signal present, typically from a wireless router or a nearby signal that is strong enough to read.

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by coolgie / July 27, 2008 7:51 AM PDT
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i mean send my wired internet connection through it to other devices (like a router wireless does)

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Link only.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 26, 2008 11:43 PM PDT

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