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wireless networking

by carolf / February 18, 2005 12:46 PM PST

Currently have 2 laptops both with xp, cable internet connection. How do I connect both wirelessly to internet? Both laptops have wireless cards intregrated. Now I connect either laptop via ethernet cable when inernet connection needed.

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You would get a WiFi Router.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 18, 2005 8:48 PM PST
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Widely available and documentation abounds at sites like www.linksys.com www.dlink.com and such.

Bob

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by dejola / February 19, 2005 6:43 AM PST
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Yes, get a wireless router. Follow the instructions that come with it to set it up. It usually involves connecting (with a piece of ethernet cable) the cable modem to the WAN port on the rear of the router and plugging in the router to an electric outlet.

The signals coming into your cable modem will be transmitted to the router. The router in turn will transmit the signals wirelessly. Any wireless equipped computer within, say, 100-150 feet should be able to connect to the Internet.

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