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how do i know if my computer can use wireless internet


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here are the specs of my computer

# 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q6600
# 3GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory (expandable to 8GB)
# 400GB 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive
# Super Multi DVD Burner with LightScribe technology 16x DVD+RW, 6X DVD-RW, 8x DVD+R DL, 8x DVD-R DL, 12x DVD-RAM, 16x DVD-ROM, 40x CDR, 32x CDRW, 40x CD-ROM
# Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100 with 128MB dedicated graphics memory and up to 287MB total graphics memory
# Integrated 10/100/1000Mbps network interface
# 56K Modem
# Ports: 15-in-1 memory card reader, 6 USB 2.0 ports, 2 FireWire, Headphone, Microphone, 2PS/2, Digital Audio In/Out, LAN, Microphone/Line-in/Line-out, Rear-Speaker-out, Side-speaker out, Centre sub-woofer
# HP multimedia keyboard and scroller mouse
# Windows Vista Home Premium
# Software Included: Symantec Norton Internet Security 2008 (60 days complimentary live update); HP Photosmart Essential, Muvee AutoProducer Basic, Cyberlink DVD Suite Deluxe, Microsoft Works 9, Microsoft Office 2007 Home and Student Edition (60-day trial version), Adobe Reader 8.0, HP Total Care Advisor
# 16.28”L x 6.89"W x 15.24”H
# Weight: 22lbs unpackaged


I currently have a wireless internet router and my laptop works with it but now I want to use it on my desktop PC. how do I know if my desktop PC can use it?
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If you don't see a small antenna attached in the back of your computer to a card, then you do not have wireless capabilities on the desktop. You just need to buy a compatible wireless card and install it. Set up the driver and run the Wireless Wizard and you should be ready to go.

Ron

Edited by Major Payne, 28 June 2008 - 08:09 PM.

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