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What to i need to upgrade my dell 2400 to be wireless and wifi

What to i need to upgrade my dell2400 to be wireless and wifi

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WiFi -- As for the WiFi card that is literally plug and play, particularly if you have the XP service pack w/ the wireless networking utility.

What you want to do is purchace a PCI wifi card. I usually get my parts from tigerdirect.com or newegg.com. Once you get it in, you will need to remove the screws holding on the side of the computer(usually the left pannel) and you will then see 3 small empty slots on the motherboard. you will slide in the wifi card untill the two hooks on the side of the slot click into place. (Make sure you are as grounded as possible before taking out the wifi card from the static free bag.) When you buy the wifi card, it will probally come with a cd with drivers on it. install those before installing the actual card.

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    the easier option is just to buy a usb adapter for one of your usb ports in the back of the computer. These are not expensive and are available at most local computer shops.

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You will need to but a wireless PCI adapter card and router to set up a home wi-fi network, Your local computer store will have those devices and they are relitavely easy to install and set-up.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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    Tekmekanik Mar 06, 2009

    If you need further help setting up your wireless network, just post the make and model of the adapter card and router, I will be more than willing to help.

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