Wireless router and Ethernet cable

  nilefish 16:15 10 Dec 2008
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Hi,
My children just got 2 laptops wireless ready, I'm going to purchase Netgear Wireless ADSL G DG834PN from talktalk, my question is can I connect my Dreambox receiver with an Ethernet cable to this router ?without having the headache of setting the wireless network? I have no problem with connecting my box to wired router.

Thanks

  brundle 17:01 10 Dec 2008

Yes wireless routers have standard ethernet sockets too. 4 on the Netgear you're getting.

  nilefish 17:59 10 Dec 2008

IC that means you can connect a wireless router as a wireless and wired router at the same time?

  brundle 21:03 10 Dec 2008

Yes

  iscanut 21:18 10 Dec 2008

Yes..My main desktop is wired to the router ( Netgear) but I have 2 other laptops that connect to the router from elsewhere in the house wirelessly.

  nilefish 18:20 11 Dec 2008

Thanks alot

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