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Old 01-14-2009, 12:53 PM   #1
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Is it possible to transmit a WiFi signal from a USB device? If so what device?
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Old 01-14-2009, 01:22 PM   #2
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What kind of device are you trying to transmit from?


If a computer then yes with something like this:



http://www.amazon.com/NETGEAR-WG111-.../dp/B0001LS0ZU
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I'm sure you could use a USB device like the one shown above. You can't necessarily setup up a wireless internet network using them due to their limited range, but you can communicate from one computer to another by setting up an ad-hoc wireless network.
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Old 01-14-2009, 01:52 PM   #4
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and that will send out the signal so another computer can connect to it
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You'll need to setup Internet Connection Sharing on the host computer to share the internet connection before setting up the ad-hoc connection.

This will show you how on XP: Set up a wireless network without a router.
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Old 01-14-2009, 10:19 PM   #6
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is it possible to do say if ur a student at a school as a limited user?
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is it possible to do say if ur a student at a school as a limited user?
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at my school they only allow the students a standard account
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Old 01-14-2009, 10:24 PM   #9
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It's probably not possible...depending on how secure your network is.
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then any ideas how to send a wireless signal that i can pick up with a laptop?
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