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Pls advice me how to connect a desktop to a wireless dsl router

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You have to install a wireless card in the desktop.

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http://www.walmart.com/search/search-ng.do?search_constraint=0&ic=48_0&search_query=Router

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A couple of questions pls:
  1. how are you connected, DSL or dial-up?
  2. if it is DSL, wireless, cable, two-wire/telephone?
  3. what is the brand of your modem?
  4. do you use a router?
  5. what is your machine, a laptop or desktop?
  6. what is your operating system?
  7. who installed the system?
  8. who is your ISP and what is your subscription/package (speed of connection)?
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You can only share a wireless connection when the line comes directly to the router and not through a pc, as the pc with the connection will have to always be on.

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