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Old 05-01-2006, 12:24 AM   #21
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So you want to be able to connect to your other computer? If they're close to each other like in the same room, you can use a crossover serial cable.

If they're in separate rooms or somewhere in the house and you want to share printer and files, then you'll need a wireless access point. You should be able to use a regular wireless router, just don't use the WAN port. Just plug the ethernet cable from one PC to Port 1 and have the other PC hooked up with a wireless USB adapter. I think that should do it. I never done this before using a wireless router. Will this even work? They do make a dedicated Access Point. Netgear and Linksys have these:

LINKSYS WAP54G Wireless-G 54Mbps Access Point - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833124012

Then get wireless USB adapters for your PCs. THis is what I have. The exact same model and it works great:

Free shipping promotion, ends 5/1/06
D-Link DWL-G122 IEEE 802.11b/g USB 2.0 Wireless Adapter up to 54Mbps Data Rates 64/128-Bit WEP, 802.1x, WPA - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833127151

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Old 05-01-2006, 12:45 AM   #22
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well, i dont wanna slave the hd so i want to net work them. and i have 2 routers so im okay about thst. but iwas thinking direct connct if possible
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Old 05-01-2006, 07:31 AM   #23
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833128010

This ain't one, but god, that's fast
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833324004
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Old 05-01-2006, 07:36 AM   #24
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^^^ MMM that is fast, but it will not work in 99% of computers due to the fact it's PCI-X.

Anyways out of all the network cards on that page, the D-Link 530TX is slightly more expensive, but it's a rather slow but really reliable card, and their virtually indestructuable. I have only seen like 2 break out of 50 or so

Also don't expect to get more than 20 meg out of any of those cards. 100 meg is the max speed, cheap cards are much much slower.
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Old 05-01-2006, 10:17 PM   #25
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Wow, thats fast. And.. That page turned zero results it said.

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We have found 0 items that match your search criteria "33-128".
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