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Compaq 5000 can be used with wireless?

I am wondering if my compaq can be used with wireless or is it too old? If to old-is there any way to add product to make it able? Thanks

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I am not sure which operating system you are using but you can purchase a wireless card for it. Click on the link below for an example. Make sure the one that you do get is compatible with your operating system as well as your wireless signal (A, B, G, or N).

just some info
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/electronics-computers/computers-internet/home-networking/wireless-cards/wireless-cards-10-07/overview/wireless_cards_ov.htm

examples
http://www.nextag.com/wireless-desktop-card/compare-html

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