wireless

  mrmike99 08:59 17 Jun 06
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if i buy two wireless usb adapters for my two pcs and also buy a wirless router do i need anything else to share the internet connection?

  Diodorus Siculus 09:41 17 Jun 06

No, that is all you need if you are on broadband and have a modem. A modem / router combination is better.

If you give more details of your exact setup, we can give more helpful advice - eg do you have a PC near to the phone outlet? It will be necessary to connect one of the pcs to the modem / router with a cable first of all.

  Mavericke 10:22 17 Jun 06

Additional note:
When you are buying a wireless router, please choose a MIMO enabled wireless router. It will do you good.

  ade.h 14:16 17 Jun 06

MIMO is unnecessary in most situations. I have only encountered *one* installation in which a MIMO router proved beneficial to signal strength. In all other cases, 802.11g was/is perfectly adequate. Particularly so when set up and positioned carefully.

You *may* wish to choose a more conventional - and cheaper - boosted system (without MIMO) if you intend to stream large multimedia files. Please bear in mind that all such system are proprietary to a large extent and have only limited "pot luck" interchangeability with other boosted devices.

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