Internet Help!

  jordanb 22:20 18 Aug 2006
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Hi Lads/Ladies,
i have a laptop and really need to get wireless internet set up. I hear you can buy something called a router. Can anyone tell me exactly what i need to do in simple instructions to get my laptop running with wireless internet.

Cheers, much appreciated,
Jordan.

  VoG II 22:23 18 Aug 2006

Is it a wireless enabled laptop?

What is your current set-up for internet access?

  jordanb 22:27 18 Aug 2006

Hi, yes it is a wireless enabled laptop. I currently use BT Broadband basic from my computer desktop.

  VoG II 22:35 18 Aug 2006

Then you need a wireless router. Believe it or not they come wioth instructions.

  jordanb 22:41 18 Aug 2006

Is that basically it then mate?

  De Marcus™ 22:45 18 Aug 2006

You need an adsl wireless router, this should come with a ethernet cable but if it doesn't they're cheap enough at only a couple of squid. You'll need the cable to setup the router initially as doing so via wireless will crash the router and you'll be locked out.

  De Marcus™ 22:45 18 Aug 2006

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  wky 22:45 18 Aug 2006

You need a adsl wireless router, not a cable modem type, you can buy them with built in modem or not. Check out your local computer store. That's basically all you need including the built in wireless on your laptop. Just follow the instructions which come with your router.

  wky 22:46 18 Aug 2006

hmm, we submitted at the same time De Marcus

  De Marcus™ 22:46 18 Aug 2006

;-)

  jordanb 22:49 18 Aug 2006

Cheers lads much apreciated. One more question is it easy enough to set up?

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