Question about Computers & Internet
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.
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Posted on Mar 25, 2011
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