Linksys 54G Wireless PC Card for Laptop

  Giggle n' Bits 15:08 30 Oct 2004
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Trying to get my head around how this works.
Ok say you use Broadband AOL on a laptop.

Comet say you don't need to use the BroadBand USB Modem supplied by AOL as this Wireless device connects you to the internet. Is this correct Please ?

I just don't see how it can connect to the internet without a modem.

I thought that its used to link up 2 comptuers say a Laptop with the modem and a Computer/Laptop together so only 1 Modem is needed. Am I right on this please.

  mrdsgs 15:35 30 Oct 2004

your suspicions are right

you need an adsl broadband modfem connected to the pc and then a wireless access point also connected to that "sever" pc to transmit the broadband to the laptop.

Alternatively, you would be better with an all-in one broadband modem/router/network switch/wireless aceess point.

Both your pc and laptop can then connect to this wirelessly, to access broadband and to share files and printeres etc.

Belkin/Linksys/D-Link?netgear all make them £70-£100 plus wireless card for laptop etc.

mrdsgs

  Giggle n' Bits 22:02 30 Oct 2004

As I thought mrdsgs and thanks for the confirmation.

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