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BrianR1976

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I have a computer in another part of the house that I want to get internet to. It doesnt have a wireless card and I have no idea if I could put one into it. I'm wondering if the USB wireless adapters are what I need to get a connection there? I have a wifi router and dont want to string cable 20 feet or more. If this is what I want, can anyone suggest a good one? I saw a few at Frys today around $25.
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You have not stated what brand of wireless router you have.

Ihad good luck using a Tiger Direct recertified Netgear wireless G router and some WPN 111 dongles. The router cost $40 and the dongles were $10 to $14 each. I am using 3 of the 4 i bought along with 2 wired computers in the comp room.I have had no problems so far.

Wireless G router $15
http://www.tigerdire...p;Sku=N100-1673

and Wireless dongles $8
http://www.tigerdire...p;Sku=N100-2156

There's also D-link
http://www.tigerdire...e...8&CatId=373

and Linksys
http://www.tigerdire...e...2&CatId=373

The trendnet wireless adapters are the cheapest that work with D-link and Linksys routers At $35 ea.
http://www.tigerdire...e...&CatId=2688

Also both my acer laptop and my wife's H-P laptop with built-in wireless work with my Netgear router.

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Hi sry for interrupting in the topic. I also had roughly the same problem but instead I already have a modem at home.
However when i used wireless for my laptop in my own room it is always very laggy.

Should I make use those wireless routers too?
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sorry I have a Linksys Wireless G 2.4ghz router.
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a side sorta relevant question too. could I plug one of these into my bluray player and get wifi to it?
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