Wirless Broadband

  stebinnersley 19:48 25 Jan 2005
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I am thinking of buying a laptop PC. I will want to sort a a connection to my internet, to do this i know you need a wireless router. My question is, when i ahve set up my router do i have to have my main pc switched on so that i can access the net on my laptop, or does the router enable me to use the net without having to log my pc on everytime?

  Chezdez 19:50 25 Jan 2005

routers normally have there own power supply, so no, your desktop will not need to be on :D

  GibsonSt19 22:20 25 Jan 2005

You may wish to have a look at the Simply website (click here), as I saw an offer for a Netgear DG834GT (108mbps, not 54mbps) ADSL Modem/Router, including either a free 108Mbps USB Adaptor OR a 108Mbps Notebook PC Card, which sounds ideal for you. I think (due to the speed of the modem/router), the price was £109.00 inc VAT (order no. RA94818).

If you want to call them, the number is 08707272100

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