help with laptop

  orrbag 09:52 10 Nov 2006

i have just purchased a compaq presario laptop for my 10 yr old son for xmas ...when i try to play dvds it says there is no dvd decoder installed ..what is this and where can i buy one ? also what is the best option for wirelessly connecting this laptop to my wireless modem which i use for my own pc? i am a bit of a computer novice !!!!

  Strawballs 11:22 10 Nov 2006
  Strawballs 11:23 10 Nov 2006

when you say wireless modem do you meen modem/router and if so what is the make and model?

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