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#1 anthony341

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 07:53 AM

I have a Gateway GT5656 that doesn't have wireless capabilities. What is the most cost efficient and practical way

to do this?


I just bought the Linksys E-2000 for my router.

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 12:28 PM

You have to buy wireless PCI card, or wireless USB dongle.

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 12:40 PM

I would suggest this one if you don't want to open the case. This one doesn't have a big foot print on the back you your computer and it is relatively inexpensive.

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Posted 27 March 2011 - 11:19 PM

Before just throwing your Wireless Router to the wolves you must learn how to secure that router.

Know what SSID is, setup some kind of security (WPA1/2), etc.

http://www.practicallynetworked.com/support/wireless_secure.htm

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Posted 28 March 2011 - 04:33 AM

If you can get an adapter which also has an cable option - then you may be able to position the aerial for a good connection to the wireless - often with USB or PCI cards on desktops the aerial will be at the back and not in a good position

http://www.edimax.co.uk/en/produce_detail.php?pd_id=243&pl1_id=1&pl2_id=44
http://www.edimax.co.uk/en/produce_detail.php?pd_id=332&pl1_id=1&pl2_id=44
http://www.edimax.co.uk/en/produce_detail.php?pd_id=333&pl1_id=1&pl2_id=44
http://www.edimax.co.uk/en/produce_detail.php?pd_id=340&pl1_id=1&pl2_id=44

Edited by etaf, 28 March 2011 - 04:33 AM.

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