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Hi my name is Sandra, and I have the Wireless Linksys on my computer and it works fine. I am trying to see if I can put another desktop next to my computer in the same room and let my son have the ability to get on the internet.

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Yes. all you need to have is an extra ethernet cord.
just connect one end of the cable to one of the 4 ports in the back and the other end to the new computer.
The computer and linksys will automatically set all of the settings.

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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