I thought the idea of wireless was to have no cable that connects your wireless router to your pc. my broadband point is in the living room and my pc is in the cellar, I want to connect without any cables trailing down to the cellar.
Yes, you certainly will, and whenever making subsequent changes that affect the wireless settings. if you are unable or unwilling to position the router near to a desktop, Ethernet ports on laptops come into their own for this.
<<< I would definitely need cabling one way or another connected to the pc? >>>
Yes, but only for the initial configuration. A network cable should be supplied with the router and, as you have Cable broadband, you should be able to configure the router and its wireless settings without it being connected to the Cable Modem. Place the router beside the PC, connect it and configure it, make sure your "wireless" connection is working reliably and then move the router back to beside the modem and use it wirelessly.
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