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so i have my gaming computer (down low are my specs)

and my mother who has a regular dell desktop, wanted the internet in her room

so i installed the modem, and router into her desktop in her room

now i am left here in my room with no internet and wanted to know how do i get internet in my room on my desktop? any way like wireless or something?

i play black ops online and several other games, and now i cant and i need to fix it now!
any questions just ask, help is appreciated (:
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post #2 of 14
Put the modem and router back to your room, and run wired for it...

Then put a cheap wireless N(or G) PCI Card on your moms computer...

Or buy a USB Wireless Wi-Fi Dongle..
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post #3 of 14
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whats the difference?

wireless N:
http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?LH_Aucti...&_sop=15&_sc=1

usb wireless:
http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trk...Wi-Fi%20Dongle


they both would be able to connect at the maximum speed of my internet right?
which is like 200kbs download speeds.
i believe (i no slow)
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post #5 of 14
Yes, but don't expect killer speeds.
Do what speedster said. Put the modem and router in your room, connect your computer through an Ethernet, and make your mom use the wireless.
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post #6 of 14
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ok i will

will my mom be able to get maximum speeds on her wireless tho?

or is it only a fraction?

all she will do is watch videos and surf the web, no intense gaming or cpu usage goes on in that computer
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by rawrjaay View Post
whats the difference?

wireless N:
http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?LH_Aucti...&_sop=15&_sc=1

usb wireless:
http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trk...Wi-Fi%20Dongle


they both would be able to connect at the maximum speed of my internet right?
which is like 200kbs download speeds.
i believe (i no slow)

No diff(well mostly)

If you don't have any PCI slot(or 1x PCI-E for some cards) in the computer use a USB, and vise versa.
Quote:
Originally Posted by rawrjaay View Post
Yeah that would
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post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by rawrjaay View Post
ok i will

will my mom be able to get maximum speeds on her wireless tho?

or is it only a fraction?

all she will do is watch videos and surf the web, no intense gaming or cpu usage goes on in that computer
Yeah she will, not sure on the USB dongle, but yeah she should.

Whats your Internet speed connection?

Test it here

Edit: You can also run a RJ-45 cable from your router to your moms room..
Edited by Speedster159 - 4/18/11 at 12:09pm
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Try to match up the brands of the router and usb adapter, I heard there is less chance of "failure, and lower speeds" when they are by the same company.
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i have a netgear router

u guys no if they have netgear wireless adapters? or pci slots? or anything?
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