Can I have wireless with 56k dial-up?

  hallamj 16:43 27 May 2006
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May sound like a daft question but can you get wireless routers that allow me to use 56k dialup, or are they just for broadband?

  mgmcc 16:54 27 May 2006

Routers - "No", wireless 56k dialup modems - "Yes".

BT On-Air 56K Wireless modem click here

I'm sure I also saw a "wireless" dialup modem on the shelves at PC World last time I was in. They certainly had a Bluetooth modem in the laptop section.

  ade.h 16:54 27 May 2006

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  ed-0 16:57 27 May 2006

yes you can, look at the wiflyer here. click here click here click here

  GRFT 09:20 28 May 2006

I've been using a BT(Sagem) On-Air Wireless modem with my dial-up for some time now. It's about 5 metres from the PC and works fine. It sure was a relief to get rid of that trailing wire.
click here

  hallamj 14:05 28 May 2006

Thanks everyone. I think the BT solution is the best and i see they are going really cheap right now. But apparently they don't work with XP SP2, or "it depends on the SP2 installation" whatever that means. So I'm in a bit of a dilemma right now.

  GRFT 07:22 02 Jun 2006

I use XP SP2 and the BT modem works fine.

  dms05 08:11 02 Jun 2006

hallamj - I suggest it won't work unless you have SP2 installed. SP2 introduced WiFI control to XP.

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