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dumb question.. i have a lynksys router connected to my PC and its connected wireless to my laptop.. if i wanted to get rid of my desktop and get a mac instead --- could my laptop still be connected by the router -- even though its connected to a mac and it's a pc? does that make sense.. i hope so
It makes perfect sense. You router is not Operating system specific. It communictas with the Ethernet not with window MAC or Linux. You use TCP/IP to communicate with the computer/router/ internet. The computer translates the incoming data so that operating system can understand it.
Does that may sense? In short NO it does ot matter what OS you use for the router.
Hello mandybojengles. Yes, you can connect any other computer to your router, as long as it fulfills the requirements, a compatible network adapter and TCP/IP protocol installed and configurated, without affecting your other computers.
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