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Wireless routers

Joined
Feb 21, 2008
Messages
5
#1
Hi all,

I have just signed up for Talk Talk's free broadband service. I have recieved the router although the service is not active yet, whilst reading through the documentation a thought occurred and i hope someone can help.

We have a desktop PC and a laptop, the documentation seems to say that you can connect via an ethernet cable OR wirelessly, not both at the same time. This would mean i would have to buy a USB wireless adaptor for my desktop, which i don't want to do as although its only a small expense, it is an expense never the less.

I intended to connect the desktop via a cable and the laptop wirelessly, should this be possible?

Many thanks

Nick
 
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Wolfeymole

#2
You can indeed Nick as my lad does exactly that.
Hard wire the main pc (desktop) and have the laptop as wireless as you suggested.

However he has a BT Home Hub so I'm unsure if yours will support doing that.
 

Sparx

FPCH Member
Joined
Feb 23, 2008
Messages
29
PC Experience
Some Experience
Operating System
Windows XP - Home Edition
#5
Yeah you will be able to do that, I recently bought a new router and i currently have my pc and xbox 360 hard wired and my wii going wireless and it works like a charm. :eek:)