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im recently looking to connect my 2 desktop computers with a router and adapter

we have decided on the Linksys® Wireless 802.11G Broadband Router and need to settle on a adapter for the other pc. i want to get a usb port adapter and recently came across the Bluetooth USB Adapter USBBT100

i was wondering if this combination would work to setup a connection for sharing the internet, gaming, files, and a printer

would it also setup a strong connection, (the second pc is 1 room away from being directly above the 1st pc)
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im sry i just realized that the blue tooth would not be any help to be a adapter, do any of you have a solution to a wireless adapter for a desktop, preferable usb, but if not will take other ideas
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hi
here is a site to help you on what you need for networking.
Help on networking
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Any 802.11G USB adaptor will work. <_<

i was wondering if this combination would work to setup a connection for sharing the internet, gaming, files, and a printer. Would it also setup a strong connection, (the second pc is 1 room away from being directly above the 1st pc)

Yes!
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it will work best if you use like hardware, try the linksys wusb54gp usb adapter, i have this and the range on it is amazing
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I would reccomend an Internal Wireless NIC with an external antenna as these are more reliable in maintaining better connectivity. You can purchase these for Desktop Pc's or PCMIA Slots on laptops.

PCMIA for laptop
http://www.buy.com/r...omp&dcaid=17260

NIC for Desktop
http://www.amatterof...D...]HA\JMQGYQG


Just like Todd said you want to stay within the same family... Linksys router works best with linksys Network adapter.

But if your heart is content I would reccomend this one for the USB wireless (which i might mention can be a pain in the rear loading drivers for, if your a novice, and the OS is Windows 98 FE or SE):
http://www.buy.com/r...101&hdwt=0&sp=1
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space cowboy, not to disagree but i had that model, only it was the wusb54gs with "speedbooster" a little more expensive and it sucked, i ended up taking it back. i ended up with this

http://www.jr.com/JR...AW.campaignname

which for usb is the best one i have seen
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The one i mentioned is on my sons Pc and has been very reliable (no speedbooster on it though)... the kids haven't complained yet. but if they ever do i will definatley give that one a try..

Dont worry about critisizing or disagreeing with me... it's very hard to hurt my feelings :tazz:
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