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I just ordered a Gateway LT3119u and I dont know if I need a router or not. I have a e machine desktop and a DSL modem . Thanks

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Hi - Having your desktop machine connected directly to the DSL modem as you do now (Assuming you're using Windows) you could use the desktop as a "router" and your connection to the Internet by using Windows Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) to connect the new machine.

If you wanted to use the Gateway laptop with WiFi then you would need a wireless router.

Regardless , I would suggest you get a router (can be had for $30 or so) just to keep things a bit more secure and easy to troubleshoot should the need arise.

Happy Networking and thanks for using Fix Ya.

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