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Connecting an old computer to a wireless network


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thr33d

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Hi. I have an old desktop computer with no wireless capability. I recently got Xfinity and it has a wireless router so I can connect all of my devices to the internet. What do I have to do to connect my old computer? I'm thinking I have to buy some kind of adapter, but I'm unsure what to get. Thanks in advance for your help.


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A bunch of questions, such as: Which Operating System is it running? How old is the computer? Does it have USB ports? Does it have any open expansion slots on the motherboard? If so, what type?

 

If it's not too ancient, a USB WiFi Adapter will work.

 

You can also get WiFi adapters that plug into an expansion slot on the motherboard.


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