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Old 08-19-2004, 08:59 AM   #1
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I just got a new laptop and am clueless as to how to set up a network. MY main issue is internet access. My family has a desktop computer that is connected to the internet via cable. I want to have access to the internet on my laptop by using the cable connection that they are already using. I was looking at getting the Linksys Wireless G Broadband Router - WRT54G, but am unsure if that what I need. I read that some people had to buy the Linksys Wireless - G notebook Adaptor as well but since my computer comes with Dell Wireless 1350 (802.11 b/g) Internal Wireless would I still have to buy the wireless adaptor? Basically im clueless and any adive would be greatly appriecaiated.
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Old 08-19-2004, 07:22 PM   #2
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well you would need the router.... and dell nic would work fine since they both use the same standard and chipset. both broadcomm. contact linksys for help.
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Old 08-19-2004, 07:50 PM   #3
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contect linksys instead of dell since dell dont support thier wirless since it is not made by dell... and plus linksys will help you better. defiantly!
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Thanks alot, I went ahead an bought the router and I will try and set it all up today.
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cool!! hope it all works!!! if not you know who to ask
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Everything worked perfectly, installed it in like 2 minutes. Thanks again.
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You're very welcome!! let me know if thiers anything else I can assist you with!
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Lol; wow. That sorted out a couple of sillies I had too
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uhhh what??
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Your description sorted out some sillies I had with Networking too.
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