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Windows 7: Have Cabled internet connection want to go wireless


27 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home premium
 
 
Have Cabled internet connection want to go wireless

I have a cabled internet connection, connect it to my laptop type URL and then it ask for username password and then i can log in

I want to make it a wireless connection, for this

1. Do i need a modem or just router would suffice

2. What specification of instrument do i require?

Please help asap

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27 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise 32 bit; Windows 7 Professional 64Bit
 
 

You will need a wireles router and a NIC card or USB device. Then it is a matter of setting up the connection. This will include creating a User and KEY. The key is to protect the router from being "hacked."
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27 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home premium
 
 

Thanks for your reply

1. Is it fine to conclude that I wont require a modem???
2. NIC card?? is it there in my laptop?? never heard about it
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27 Oct 2012   #4
4wd

W8+8.1, W7 ult+hp, XP
 
 

Quote:
is it there in my laptop??
Take a look in Control Panel > Device Manager > Network and tell what you see.


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27 Oct 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home premium
 
 

PFA

For modem??? do i require it??


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27 Oct 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home premium
 
 

Can any one please tell me whether i require a MODEM or not
and do i have a NIC card in my Laptop or not
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27 Oct 2012   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pranoymitra View Post
Thanks for your reply

1. Is it fine to conclude that I wont require a modem???
2. NIC card?? is it there in my laptop?? never heard about it
In regards to your questions;

1. To use the laptop at home, you will need a modem. If you go "out and about" and visit establishments that provide WiFi, then you will piggyback a connection through their service.

2. Most newer laptops have an internal card for wireless access.

Visit the following link for more detailed information;

http://www.ehow.com/how_4853821_set-...et-laptop.html

HTH
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27 Oct 2012   #8
4wd

W8+8.1, W7 ult+hp, XP
 
 

Your laptop has got Dell WLAN, so that's taken care of. Next, maybe do some googling and reading (example: What Is a WLAN Modem? , How Do I Set Up a Home WLAN? ) and you'll figure out what you need.
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27 Oct 2012   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

The cable that connects to your laptop, what's at the other end? Knowing what that is and what it's capable of should answer your questions?

I will assume it's a router. But I can't assume it's capable of wireless.

If the router is not wireless-capable, then look to replace it.
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27 Oct 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home premium
 
 

its some thing via which the internet service provider provides internet to different flats in my locality. Will try to know it from him. We just log in, and based on our package we get different internet speed
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