wired laptop and wired pc to router

  nissanalmera 18:43 02 Apr 2010
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Hi,Is it possible to have wired laptop and wired pc with another wireless laptop to same router? I am considering buying desktop replacement laptop but keeping desktop in order to run printer/scanner off it.Thanks

  rdave13 20:56 02 Apr 2010

Yes. My router supplies wired connections up to four PCs and wireless connections.

  nissanalmera 09:35 03 Apr 2010

HI and thanks for response.Sorry for delay but out last night.You have given me the answer I was looking for.Many thanks again Ian

  robin_x 01:25 04 Apr 2010

Note: A 100W power consumption average Desktop costs about £2.50 per week in electric.

(24/7 on)

I have the configuration you are suggesting.
(Laptop/modem/router downstairs, desktop/printer upstairs)

Normally upstairs PC is on standby.
I go and wake it up to print (bit of a pain, but I don't print much)

Also has a TV card which I use with the HDD as an extra PVR.

That wakes it up for a scheduled recording and can be set to go back into standby after.

I did try Wake-on-LAN, but it didnt work easily for me. It starts getting bit complicated.
That project is "on hold"

I found I hardly ever need my desktop except for print and TV card.

Consider a Network ready or Wireless Printer, and the desktop can stay off.
Printers dont take hardly any power when not printing.

It all adds up in these energy conscious/rip off times.

  robin_x 01:25 04 Apr 2010

Note: A 100W power consumption average Desktop costs about £2.50 per week in electric.

(24/7 on)

I have the configuration you are suggesting.
(Laptop/modem/router downstairs, desktop/printer upstairs)

Normally upstairs PC is on standby.
I go and wake it up to print (bit of a pain, but I don't print much)

Also has a TV card which I use with the HDD as an extra PVR.

That wakes it up for a scheduled recording and can be set to go back into standby after.

I did try Wake-on-LAN, but it didnt work easily for me. It starts getting bit complicated.
That project is "on hold"

I found I hardly ever need my desktop except for print and TV card.

Consider a Network ready or Wireless Printer, and the desktop can stay off.
Printers dont take hardly any power when not printing.

It all adds up in these energy conscious/rip off times.

  robin_x 01:27 04 Apr 2010

Sorry for double post

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