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Windows 7: Buying Wireless for Desktop

08 Nov 2015   #1
SevSaint

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Buying Wireless for Desktop

Got the router in my house. Son lives with me and we are about to build a computer. I have done this before so i know how to build. But was wondering about best way to add wireless to the desktop. I mean the signal dies off in the back part of the house where the desktop will be. (currently he uses laptop) So what can i do to fix that as far as good wireless parts for a computer. What about a range extender? Are those worth the investment.


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08 Nov 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Get a good Linksys wireless PCI card.

Linksys - Wireless Routers, Range Extenders and IP Cameras

Amazon.com: pci wireless card linksys

I would just run a ethernet cable to the PC, if possible.
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08 Nov 2015   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Yep and or wire to another wireless router and then wire to the desktop.
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09 Nov 2015   #4
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Don't overlook using Powerline adapters. Two devices plugged into AC outlets and using the house wiring as a Ethernet connection. You get full Ethernet performance.

I've used them several times with very good success. $35 to $60 for two depending on brand.
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