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Wireless network Is my dell dimension 2400 capable of wireless networking to another pc. I've been able to see the networked pc's but the dell d2400 in not allowing me to see the drives on the other pc.

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Hi there,
You will need to set the drives on the other networked PCs as "shared" before they will be visible on the network. You can do this by right clicking on the drives (while on the other computers) and going into the "sharing" tab. You must enable sharing and then set a name for the drive or folder you want to share. You can either share the entire drive or a specific folder, I recommend limiting the sharing to a specific folder instead of a whole drive for security purposes.

Happy sharing!

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As long as it has a either a wireless card in the back or a usb wireless receiver it should be able to connect wirelessly with other pcs on your network.

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Well..it will require a wireless card of some kind, usually the ones that install in the card slots on the motherboard..

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You may do a right click on the WLAN card in the network connections window
Then click on "Properties"
Then click on "Configure"
Then click on "Power Management"
There would be a check box over there "Allow the computer to turn OFF this device to save power"
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The 10/100 Integrated controller is the onboard network card

That basically mean yes it does have a network card built onto the motherboard.

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