Second PC on existing broadband account

  John _N 07:08 17 Dec 2006

I have been given a secondhand repuilt IBM laptop. I would like to run it on a wireless conection using my existing broadband arrangement.Will I be able to use it without extra charge?

  €dstowe 07:15 17 Dec 2006


Depending on your modem/router you can run as many computers as you like from one account.

  WonderMum 07:22 17 Dec 2006


We run 3 computers on our broadband connection using a wireless router. Two PC's are side by side so are actually wired but the 3rd is on another floor and works just fine with the wireless connection. Apart from having to buy the right equipment, it won't cost you anything else.

  John _N 07:26 17 Dec 2006

Many thanks for your very prompt reply €dstowe. Please excuse my naivite, but can I do this even with a different e-mail address?

  Gordal 16:23 17 Dec 2006

John - Yes, each computer can have its own (different) email address.

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