New to wireless

  realist 18:40 03 Oct 2008

My desktop pc has a wired connection to a speedtouch 585 v6 router.
Can I connect a new laptop to the router wirelessly, and if so, is that all I need to do to go online from the laptop?
Please excuse ignorance.

Many Thanks

  cream. 18:46 03 Oct 2008

If the laptop is wireless, then yes.

You will have to configure the laptop to the router. i.e. make it see the router and input any security codes it has. You may have to enable the wireless aspect in the router and setup security.

  realist 18:49 03 Oct 2008

Many thanks for your advice.

  tullie 18:49 03 Oct 2008

Turn the wireless on,on laptop and plug into router,once its found your net work,go wireless

  woodchip 19:15 03 Oct 2008

But router needs Encryption enabling so no one can steal you bandwidth or allowance

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