Wireless

  jim63 20:08 23 Jun 2007
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I have just purchased a Belkin modem wireless router but it seems I may have to get a wireless card for the desktop.Is this correct. I also have a Dell Laptop would I need a card for this as well. Have tried to connect to internet but unable too.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 20:12 23 Jun 2007

You will need a wireless card in each computer or you could buy a USB adaptor and swap between the computers....click here

Have you checked your laptop as many have wireless connections as standard?

G

  jim63 20:16 23 Jun 2007

How do I find out if laptop and desktop has card

  Strawballs 20:19 23 Jun 2007

What is the and model of the laptop?

  jim63 20:23 23 Jun 2007

It is Dell Inspiron 1300

  Mad Mick 21:23 23 Jun 2007

If you are running XP try:-
Control Panel
System
Hardware
Device Manager
Network Adapters
will show if you have a wireless card.

  Strawballs 21:36 23 Jun 2007

click here

Acording to this yes it is wireless enabled

  jim63 21:37 23 Jun 2007

Thank you. Here is what it says= Dell Wireless 1370 WLAN MINI-PCI Card

  jim63 21:42 23 Jun 2007

Will I still need a usb adaptor to be able to use desktop

  Strawballs 21:45 23 Jun 2007

Yes But will need to connect one by wire to setup the wireless and security thn can go wireless

click here

  ambra4 22:31 23 Jun 2007

It not wise to use a wireless system to configure any router leave your desktop hard wire to port 1 on router

Your desktop will connect at 100 mbps while the wireless will only connect at 54 mbps

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