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#1 Plumber

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Posted 11 October 2014 - 08:55 AM

I have charter internet with a direct cable connection for my desktop.Is there anyway

or program that I can get wifi for my wifes laptop.Of course I want this to be legal,just

wondering if this is possible.Thank-you.



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Posted 11 October 2014 - 09:32 AM

Can you not just get a wireless router and contect it to your cable modem


Edited by JohnWJ, 11 October 2014 - 09:36 AM.

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Posted 11 October 2014 - 09:32 AM

Plugging in a router with wireless capability to the modem is one solution that is most common.

Once you have the wireless router you will be able to plug in the desktop directly to the router and

your wife's laptop will be able to access the router without using a cable connection....wireless.

 

A few examples of wireless routers: Routers: Amazon.com


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Posted 11 October 2014 - 10:17 AM

Thanks guys for the response,I never thought of a wireless router,probably should have googled for an answer.

Will give it a try.



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Posted 11 October 2014 - 11:03 AM

Once you have a router, you will want to secure it. Make sure the router's firewall is active and

create your own password...replace the generic one for the router.

 

One source: 5 Ways to Secure Your Wireless Router | PCMag.com

Another:  How to secure your home wireless network router.


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Posted 11 October 2014 - 11:47 AM

Thank-you,will do.






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