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Windows 7: Powerline adapter

04 Aug 2012   #1
mackan21

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Powerline adapter

Hi! So, i was wondering with these powerline adapters, do you NEED a router or can you just plug it in to the wall and put a ethernet cable straight to your PC?


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04 Aug 2012   #2
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Hi mackan21,

My understanding of them is, you plug one adapter in near your router and connect it to it and then the other adapter in the room where your PC is and you connect your PC straight to the adapter in that room.
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