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Old 03-02-2005, 09:28 PM   #1
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I have an older Toshiba labtop, probably 1999 or 2000, and I want to buy one of those cards that will let me surf the net ANYWHERE in the range of a wireless station place. I don't know what I need, but I know there is something like it. This is mainly for home though, and at home, I have a 2Wire SBC YAHOO thing connected to my main desktop, so basically i just wanna get a card that will let me get the singal off of that, but that will also let me go to coffeeshops and use the net..


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Old 03-02-2005, 10:58 PM   #2
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what you will need is something like this
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...127-144&depa=0
but before you buy that, make sure your laptop has an open PCMCIA slot for the adapter.
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Old 03-02-2005, 11:10 PM   #3
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Go to Newegg and search "wireless pcmcia." There are many options. I have a linksys wireless pcmcia. It works great.
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Old 03-04-2005, 07:25 PM   #4
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Default Re: what should i buy???

yeah, but with these wireless pcmcia, do i have to configure anything, or can i just go to a coffee shop that supports the internet thing, and use it?

i want one that i can be able to use during work, without having to configure it.

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you will have to set up a new wireless connection for every different network you use, i.e. home you will have a connection, work and coffee shop will have diff connections too. it only takes a min to do
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what do you mean by setting up a different network for each place? what do i have to do?
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so basically if i buy that dlink, i can work at home off my dsl and go to coffeeshops right, my only question is how do u set up the different netwrks, does anyone have a link.

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