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Hooking up a desktop computer to a wireless router

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  • Configuration
  • Wireless Router
  • Desktops
  • Computers
  • Wireless Networking
Last response: in Wireless Networking
March 16, 2012 3:54:49 AM

What do I need and and what ports etc. do I put them in?

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March 16, 2012 6:41:16 AM


Hello and welcome to Tom's Hardware Forums.

To connect wirelessly, you need a wireless adapter which can either be in the form of a card that fits one of your PCI slots on the motherboard or, and more simple to fit, a USB dongle which plugs into a USB port - preferably on the front of the machine.

Whichever you choose, aim for a Wireless N standard - that will future proof you for a year or so until the next big thing comes along.

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