Wi Fi

  bonze 15:28 07 Dec 2004

I have a Toshiba Tecra 8000 with win 2000 pro. Lap top. I also have a a normal stack running Win ME.I have broadband by onetel. Can anyone tell me what is the min I would need to connect the two by wi fi.
The lap top has infra red is that any help?
Advice please Ian

  Kegger 18:15 07 Dec 2004

Hi Bonze,
the absolute min is two usb or pcmcia wifi cards and build an ad hoc connection. (not recommended) what i would go for is 1 x air station and two x cards, you can then build a proper wi fi set up and also connect the BB connection straight into the wireless station.

  bonze 19:06 07 Dec 2004

Does that mean 1xrouter and 2x cards.

  Kegger 19:14 07 Dec 2004

yes, as the cheapest most reliable option, one x air station / router (acting as the base staion)2 x either usb or Pcmcia cards but you would need an adapter on your PC to take the card

  bonze 19:19 07 Dec 2004

Thanks Kegger I have amuch better idea of whats requiered

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