Wireless

  sootey 13:20 01 Jan 2006
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I am changing to BT Broadband this month and would like to know about Wireless. I am with Tiscali Broadband at the moment.
But I want to know about Wireless.
sootey

  Forum Editor 13:24 01 Jan 2006

you've posted this in the wrong forum area. I'll move it to the Networking forum, and respond there.

  Forum Editor 13:26 01 Jan 2006

we need to know a couple of things.

1. How many computers are involved?

2. Is one of them a laptop?

Answer those points, and I'll tell you what you want to know - or someone else will.

  sootey 13:36 01 Jan 2006

I have one computer just a decktop

sootey

  Forum Editor 15:01 01 Jan 2006

Forgive me, but why are you thinking of a wireless connection if you just have the one machine?

You can use the broadband service on any phone extension in the house, simply by plugging in a microfilter to the socket, and then plugging your modem into the microfilter.

It's obviously for you to decide, but a wireless router and network card for your PC will set you back a reasonable sum, and with one computer you might not be gaining anything - the wireless connection will run slightly slower that a conventional modem system.

If you do go ahead you'll need to buy:-

1. A wireless modem/router combination, or (if you want to keep using your ADSL modem) a wireless router.

2. A wireless PCI card adapter for your desktop machine. Alternatively you can use a USB adapter if you're not keen on opening the computer's case.

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