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#1 Linda.Christ

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Posted 10 January 2012 - 04:01 AM

I am having P4 with windows XP OS. I recently purchased Belkin Wifi Router. But i am unable to connect my desktop with the wifi router. But i am able to connect to internet through cable but not through Wifi... Do i need to install any hardware or software to connect the system through wifi?

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Posted 10 January 2012 - 06:20 AM

You need to buy a wireless card so you can connect to the wifi connection.


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Posted 10 January 2012 - 06:40 AM

troubleshoot it. if problem still exists after troubleshooting then change your router or card :clapping:

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Posted 10 January 2012 - 08:34 AM

troubleshoot it. if problem still exists after troubleshooting then change your router or card :clapping:

It is not necessary for changing the router.

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Posted 10 January 2012 - 10:56 AM

If your desktop does not have built-in Wi-Fi functionality, you will need to get a PCI or USB based Wireless Adapter for your computer to be able to connect to the wireless network.
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Posted 10 January 2012 - 01:37 PM

Unless you have to have wireless, Preference is for Wired. The first thing I did was turn off the wireless on my Router. I have a Ethernet cable running two floors up to one computer. No one can use or hack into my wireless, It is turned off.

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Posted 10 January 2012 - 08:01 PM

Unless you have to have wireless, Preference is for Wired. The first thing I did was turn off the wireless on my Router. I have a Ethernet cable running two floors up to one computer. No one can use or hack into my wireless, It is turned off.

Cheers

LOL, i can't do that since my mum doesn't want cables lying around the house :whistle:

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 10:30 AM

The house was converted from hot air heating to hot water baseboard many years ago. The old air ducts are still in the walls and make great cable chases from the basement to every room in the house.

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 11:16 PM

Nice, my lan cable which connects to my gaming desktop has to go underground of the house which is neat but we have to drill hopes in the floorboard.

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