wireless adsl home network-how to set it up?

  woody_2k3 14:20 04 Sep 2004

hey, I have a computer downstairs, with aol broadband. I have a computer upstairs, which i would like to have internet on it, without having to put on the downstairs computer. Is this possible? please can you tell me every single thing i would need to buy and how to install it? thanks!

  SEASHANTY 15:25 04 Sep 2004

Checkout the Linksys support website and also their
education website for info. This link refers to a
wired router. Not as convenient as wireless but faster and cheaper click here
also note the reference to AOL Broadband.

  hellred 22:08 07 Sep 2004

Go and buy 2 wireless USB or PCI cards Install and set all Pc's to the same workgroup name and everting else to auto. On the downstairs PC set the internet connection to share. On the upstairs Pc set the connection tab on IE to connect via LAN.

Please set WEP encryption on both with the same key, that will stop others using your connection.

If you need to know more contact me direct.

  woody_2k3 10:23 11 Sep 2004

thanks guys, much appreciated

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