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#1 glene

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 09:22 PM

I just bought my first Laptop and I did not think about the internet connection being a phone line.I have no land line all I have is a cable line.Is there a way to connect either through the phone jack on the laptop ? I am already running one computer off a router but I have no idea how to hook this one up. Thanks... glene :thumbsup:

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 08:01 AM

Do you want to connect wireless or wired to the laptop? Is the laptop brand new or just new to you?

Wired = buy a cable like the one running from your router to your PC and run the new wire from a port on the router to the LAN port on your laptop. It will look like a phone plug only bigger and normally has a little icon by it with 3 computers connected with lines.

Wireless = a router that has a wireless signal and a wireless adapter on/in the laptop

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