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I would like to know how i can set up my computer to go wireless, i am already connected to sky broadband and have a wireless router, but i have to keep connecting the yellow cable to my laptop to get onto the internet, because the yellow lead is so small i have to set my lapton directly below my phone connection which is in my hall

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I would suggest a usb wireless adapter. These are getting less expensive and not as confining as pcmcia network cards.

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