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I have a packard bell iconnect how do i connect to my router.as the pc has no ethernet port

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  • deepal_vyas Nov 07, 2008

    i have recently bought a wireless d link

    however there is no ethernet port on my packard bell comupter

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Hi chris - if you're sure it doesn't a ethernet port you have to purchase a NIC card ( Network Interface Card) You can buy these at any computer store for about $15. Make sure you get a 10/100 fast ethernet card. If you need help with how to install let me know and I'll be happy to assist. If this answered your question PLEASE rate this as fixed. Please don't rate as helpful as it hurts my eatings. If you need more help just add a comment and let me know. Thanks.

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You need to purchase a PCI ethernet port, available at walmart for $15 or on the web for under $8. Install it into your computer, load the drivers if necessary, and there you go.

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