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Making my old desktop wireless

I just purchased a new dell desktop with vista and I have a wireless-G linkeys router model wrt54g hooked up to it so as to provide internet service for my laptop. What I would like to do is set up my old desktop and make it a part of my network.My old pc is a dell 4300 dimension desktop. What would I need to make my old pc work on my network, what type of adapter or whatever else I would need to make it a part of my network. Thank You Mike Templin email mbtemplin@yahoo.com

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You should just be able to use a USB Wireless adapter. Personally, I like "Linksys" brand the best.

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