Wireless Router Query

  dyl003 19:57 02 Feb 07
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Hi,

I have purchased a laptop with wireless card built in.
I have just signed up to an ISP and wish to use the net.
Can I purchase a Netgear DG834G Wireless Router and have it connected downstairs at my phone point and use my laptop upstairs wirelessly?
I know its wireless but I wasnt too sure if you require one comp hard wired and then any others can be run wirelessly.

Thanks

  PaulB2005 20:31 02 Feb 07

You can as long as that model is an ADSL Modem Router - which i believe it is.

You'll need to connect it with a cable initially (an Ethernet is provided with the router normally) Once set up and secured you can remove the cable and connect wirelessly.

  dyl003 20:42 02 Feb 07

Thanks Paul.

I just noticed this router comes with a USB2 dongle. Do I need to use this in my laptop if it already has built in wireless?

  Strawballs 20:54 02 Feb 07

No not if already wireless enabled.

  Strawballs 20:56 02 Feb 07

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