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Set up i currently moved and the cable company set up my main station in my family room where my router is located. i do not want to set up my main PC in this room. How do i get the router hooked up so that I can have internet in the other room with the router in a different room. I also have a laptop i need to use throughout the house?????? please help:) i am a computer dumby... the router used to be set up on my main pc in my old house but now it is not. thanks a million

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You have to install a wireless network card in your main PC, and then you can put the router anywhere that you want it.

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