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I want to get broadband on to my upstairs computer can anyone tell me want i will need please?
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gd 99 welcome.. im going to suggest you go to our networking forum. those folks will glad to give you a hand over there thanks. :whistling:
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Welcome,

You can do one of three things. you can either

1. run a cable up to the computer, but it sounds like you dont want to do this

or for these other two, you will need a wireless router

2. get a wireless router and send a wireless signal throughout the house and then get a wireless card and install it in the computer which will capture the wireless internet and allow you to go on the net

3. get a wireless router and also get a wireless bridge then set it up so the bridge will capture the wireless internet then it will convert it to wired internet and all you have to do is plug in an ethernet cable

currently i am using option 3 in my home which is very helpful since i have a few devices that i need wireless internet to.

options 2 and three are about the same price and whichever you choose someone will be glad to help you. if you want a more in depth explanation on your options, let me know and i will expand on them.
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Thanks will try it.
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I brought a Wireless g pci adapter wificard but can not get it to work on my computer it want's a network card?

Do i need two of these Netgear FA311 PCI 10/100 Network Interface Card one for each computer?

Edited by gd99, 11 June 2007 - 02:10 PM.

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you can go wireless with every computer in your house in about 10 minutes. im goting to give you the netgear part numbers the install c d comes with step by step instructions start off with a dgb 111g router. next if you have a desk top and want it wireless get the get the wg111 usb 2.0 adapter. get the wireless p c card for your laptop wg511. the cable that runs from your broadband modem to the desk top. un plug it. install the netgear soft ware on all the computers. plug the the broadband cable that once was in your desk top into the neatgear router put the usb adapter into the desk top. plug your wireless pc card into your lap top. bingo your wireless from laptop to desk top. you can install a wireless print server in the same router i run 4 pc's 3 desktops and a lap top plus wireless printing from that router with not one bit of problems for over a year.
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I got no cd with the adapter got it from ebay any ideal want else i can do?
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go to net gears web site support
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