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Old Aug 12, 2003, 10:56 AM
dodgyfeas dodgyfeas is offline
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Default A question on Wireless LAN

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I went to this company and was chatting to someone. He had the same laptop as me, but he was walking around with it whilst typing to someone on MSN.

Is this Wireless LAN and if so, what do I need to be able to do this in my house with my internet access?

Old Aug 12, 2003, 11:00 AM
gooner gooner is offline
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This is Wireless connectivity - to save me typing it all out as to what you need go [URL=***********]HERE this is a post in Comp Sec where someone else has asked what is needed for a Wireless LAN - should answer your question - if not post back
Old Aug 12, 2003, 11:14 AM
dodgyfeas dodgyfeas is offline
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Confusing stuff. Can someone explain in idiot terms.

Heres what I have. I have a standard ADSL phone line connected to my PC upstairs. What would I need to allow my laptop and my downstairs PC to use the net without being connected??

Old Aug 12, 2003, 02:23 PM
duffy90210 duffy90210 is offline
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Moving to Networking ....

What you will need is simple, either use 2 wireless adapters (one in each machine) and set up an Ad-Hoc wireless network, running ICS on the PC with ADSL connection.


Get a all-in-one modem/router/wireless unit, this will replace you existing USB modem, then each workstation will each need a wireless adapter.

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