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Pc router Hello.. Could you tell me exactly what I need.. I am currently using broadband service in my home. I am trying to connect a second pc (windows xp) in a different room. I was told I needed a router. The pcs are pretty far apart so I do not want cords running all over the floor, etc. What do I need in order to hook up the 2nd pc without having cords running everywhere. There are so many routers out there and I have no idea which one to get. Also, I was told since I didn't want cords running everywhere, I would need to go wireless. I have heard several things, can you please help?

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Look for a "g" or "n" compatible wireless router, you should be able to find one for about 40 bucks. If your second PC doesn't already have one, your going to need a wifi receiver, also about 40 bucks. The most important part is or follow the instructions VERY carefully when setting up the router. Also, if the manual isn't that detailed, try looking on the install CD, I found a more in-depth .pdf file on my Linksys. When setting up your wireless network, make sure to use the highest encryption that your equipment can handle, preferably WPA2. One of the setup steps will be to create an SSID, this is how you (and everyone else) will find your network.
When you install the receiver in the second computer look for that SSID, remember your password, and viola, your connected.

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Well not too hard. If u don't want cords running everyone, so just buy a wireless router. It will be in Wal-mart or bestbuy, about 60 or 100 bucks. Then u install on your 1st pc, then 2nd pc is receive the link. U can use Dlink router, is that help? If not u can talk with me over messenager!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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