wireless network equipment confusing...

  lelole 16:45 02 May 04


Thanks for your help on my earlier post, I now realise that I need to install a wireless network for my pc and laptop.

I definitely need one of those wireless routers with modem ( any suggestions on the most reasonable one for a basic user?).

And I know that the laptop is wireless enabled, so that's OK I think. But I'm not sure what I need for my pc. I looked under networking in control panel, and under LAN it shows a Sis 900 - based PCI fast ethernet card. Will this connect to the wireless router and the laptop, or do I need another bit of equipment?

Am royally confused sorry for asking the basics!!

Thanks in advance


  johnnyrocker 16:50 02 May 04

click here and click here should sort you.


  byfordr 17:00 02 May 04

click here should be just the ticket... recommend the DG834G with free
WG511T or WG121 (would recommend the WG121) all in for £102 (an absolutely amazing price!)
click here The WG834G is a wireless G standard router (supports wireless b and g) If not they are very cheap for other brands.



  lelole 17:04 02 May 04

Having looked at the websites things are a little clearer, but I'm still not sure if the card I mentioned that is in my PC is what is needed to connect to the wireless router?

Sorry to be so dim...

  lelole 17:05 02 May 04

Thanks sorry had sent that post at same time as you I think. Will have a little look at those things you have linked for me...:)

  lelole 17:19 02 May 04


Have got those things now, and hopefully they should work, if not, will probably be back online asking more questions!!



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