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Old 12-26-2006, 04:36 PM   #1
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I got my kiddos a new computer for xmas.I use cable internet on my computer & need to know the most simple(cheapest) way to get them online as well.
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Old 12-26-2006, 04:37 PM   #2
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wirelsss router and card. you can buy a kit
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Old 12-26-2006, 04:42 PM   #3
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one card? for two computers? Ill look for a kit. Could only find the stuff seperate & wasnt sure what i really needed.

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you already have a cable modem, right? you go from the cable modem to the wireless router, then use your existing cat5 to your system. use the wireless card for your childrens system. Won't have to be running cables that way,

Just make sure you login to the router and change the default settings so you don't let others have free internet.
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Old 12-26-2006, 04:51 PM   #5
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Just make sure you login to the router and change the default settings so you don't let others have free internet.
Ill be sure to do this...lol I can just see a neighborhood kid using my signal!!!
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If you set it up properly (should have instructions), the neighborhood kids won't be able to use your signal. Make sure to follow all of the "optional" security stuff when you are setting it up. You might want to check the new computer also, it might already have a wireless card built in.
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Rast is right, wireless is the way to go. Right now I have my home system on the hardwire and one son has a laptop and when I have to work from home I use my laptop, both wireless. I have a second system I'm gonna put in my other son's room and it'll be wireless also. We've actually had all three online and the PS2 (hardwire across the living room not always plugged in) online at once with no noticeable lag.
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I tinkered with getting everything to work for several hours last night. No bolts or grease so i really was a fish outa water....
Still cant get my computer to show a signal through the router. The other (new) computer took to the 'card' just fine.
It took me a good bit to find all the 'numbers' the router requested.Still didnt work....
The router & card is a Linksys brand that radio shack & wal-mart carry.
I finaly had to "let it be" last night,guess ill try it again after work.

Yall computer tech guys earn every dollar you charge.IMO
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Old 12-28-2006, 11:33 AM   #9
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how do you have it connected?
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Old 12-28-2006, 11:39 AM   #10
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Ethernet wire from modem to router....ethernet wire to computer.Even shows to have connection,but wont "go online".
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so you have 0 access from the router now? Or the hardline works and the wireless does not?
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Old 12-28-2006, 04:41 PM   #12
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0 access from the router...although the computer shows a connection...weird.
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Old 12-28-2006, 10:05 PM   #13
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what's the model # of the one you bought?
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what's the model # of the one you bought?
model # of the router?
WRT54G ver.6 Linksys wireless-G Broadband Router with 4 port switch
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Old 12-29-2006, 11:30 AM   #15
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Old 12-29-2006, 11:37 AM   #16
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http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp...1&TopicId=7656

http://forums.linksys.com/linksys/bo...ssage.id=18983

Is this the one you purchased?

http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/sh...ad.php?t=47125
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WOW, I got a bunk router sounds like.

The router looks like the one at the top left side of the page on the link ya sent me.
Guess im not the only person to have problems with these,I really thought it was my semi-limited comp knowledge.
I tried again last night & still had the same problem.Geuss ill go to amarillo after the storm clears & buy a D-link.

Is there anything i need to know before buying a d-link? Any model to look for?
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just google d-link wireless routers..you shoulld be able to find more than enough answers to decide on which will work best for you.
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