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connecting a bluetooth device to a non bluetooth device


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totallyspecced

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Greetings Geeks :whistling:

Question here as I'm not sure. My iMac has an ethernet port that no longer works so I want to get a wireless usb adapter to get the internet. I however, see bluetooth usb adapters but none that are NOT bluetooth related. Question is, my router is NOT a bluetooth device, so... if I were to get a usb adapter that was bluetooth, would I be able to connect to my non bluetooth wireless router? I really want the internet on my iMac, so my only other option is to get a wireless usb adapter. BUT, there's bluetooth and non bluetooth and I am really confused as to what would happen.

Edited by totallyspecced, 30 May 2007 - 10:28 AM.

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Do you have a wireless router, or wireless access point that can connect you to the internet?

If so, then there is no need for bluetooth. There you can just get a usb to wireless card and be all set. Depends on what you use to connect to the internet.
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Yes I have a wireless router with a wireless access point. So if I went with a bluetooth one, I'd have problems. I need to get one with 802.11 g standards as the same as my router then?

Edited by totallyspecced, 30 May 2007 - 10:53 AM.

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Exactly. Get a g usb wireless card and you should be all set.
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