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So I am staying at a hotel for about a month.

The Internet connection they have is pretty crappy. In my room theres just a outlet for me to plug my wire into and then into the laptop instead of a wireless router through the hotel.

SO my question is. Is there something cheap i can buy to plug into the wall outlet like a wireless router or something to make a wireless signal come out to connect my laptop wirelessly
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Any relatively recent wireless router should be able to do it. Just disable its own DHCP server and set it to get an IP off the network port. This turns it into a switch/wireless access point with an aerial which you can then use wired or wireless.

Remember to reverse this DHCP server setting before you disconnect the router, as otherwise you will have to reset it to factory default to get back into it.

Edited by Neil Jones, 12 January 2011 - 03:03 PM.

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