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Old 01-19-2010, 04:27 PM   #1
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Question Simple question regarding wireless networks


Just another quick question that I can use some help on.
I just moved into an apartment near school, which receives the school's wireless network.

I, however, have a couple of devices (Xbox 360, laptop) that I'd like to connect via an ethernet port. I know that wireless options ARE available, but I'd simply like to avoid these and go with a wired connection.

So now, what exactly do I need? I was under the impression that I'd need an "Access Point," but a friend of mine mentioned that a "Bridge" is actually what I am looking for.

So which exactly is it? I want to purchase something off newegg immediately and have found this:


Would this work? Do you know of any other solutions/better-cheaper products?

Thanks in advance,

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