Internet connection for a laptop

  littlebyte 23:02 15 Nov 2007
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I have a pc with wireless broadband connection, I want internet access via a laptop but don't want to set up a network. Can I add to my present connection if so how and what cost or is there some kind of plug in for the laptop.

  brundle 23:35 15 Nov 2007

If your PC already has a wireless connection then it must be receiving a signal from a router or wireless access point. You need the encryption method (WEP 40 or 128, WPA, WPA2) and the password to join that wireless connection with your laptop, no need to set up a network as such.

  kindly 16:44 17 Nov 2007

I bought a new laptop and all I did was when it was all up and running I just did a search for available signals and found my own. Next I double clicked on the name and was asked for the encryption key. Had a copy ready, put it in and it works.
Hope this helps.

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