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Wireless To Laptop


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#1 8rocket

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 06:21 PM

My internet connection is wireless with roof antenna and connection thru wall to my desktop computer (no router).

I also have a laptop with wireless capability. My desktop computer does not have wireless capability.
I would like to connect my laptop to my desktop via wireless to browse the internet.

What do I need and how do I setup my two computers to do this?

Aldi supermarket has a usb dongle. Would this be helpful?

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 11:04 AM

Using any NIC whether USB or PCI wil allow you to communicate with your laptop. I do not like USB but it appears to be a sound solution for many.
Once you have the NIC installed you can connect the two computer via "ad hoc" mode. This allows direct connection without a router or hub.
Use your Network Wizard to connect thru your desktop to the internet.
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