wi-fi enabled

  peter gr 15:06 24 Aug 2009
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Some laptops are designated "wi-fi enabled". I presume this means that only these can take advantage of a wi-fi hotspot. Very few 17" laptops are so designated. Does this mean they cannot be used with a hot spot?
Specs include such terms as "built in wireless networking" not available, yet they have 802.11 b/g/n wireless networking standard.

  Clapton is God 16:39 24 Aug 2009

Very few (if any) laptops these days are NOT wireless enabled.

Those laptops which are wireless enabled can connect to wi-fi hotspots and a wireless network/router within the home.

You say "Specs include such terms as "built in wireless networking" not available, yet they have 802.11 b/g/n wireless networking standard"

That's a contradiction in terms. If a laptop has the 802.11 standard fitted (as a mini card for example), it's wireless-enabled.

  peter gr 19:38 24 Aug 2009

Thankyou for that. I was confused by the conflicting info on the websites. PC World, for example, gives only one laptop under 750 pds with a 17" screen that's wireless enabled!

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