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Connectiing a windows Xp to a wireless router in another room Answered

I have a Windows XP professional, that is not hooked to anything - I have a windows 7 in the living room running off an internet modem. There is a router hooked to the modem, I'm running a Vista off the wireless router -  I would like to know what I have to buy, and do to hook the windows xp - up to the wirless router to run it,  in the bedroom, Please can you help me - thanks Silver

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Quercus austrina
Quercus austrina

11 years ago

There's another option if you don't wish to run cable to connect your computer. You can use a USB Wireless Network Adaptor. These are plug and play, and drivers are available should you need to install them if XP doesn't recognize them. Take a look at the link to NewEgg.com: www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx. You should be able to find one for less than you can buy the run of cable you would need. Just be sure to get one that matches your standard, ie. 802.11b/g/n.

I prefer cable for desktops, but wireless is just so darned easy and clean. :)

Qa

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Re-design
Re-design

11 years ago

If it's close, most wireless routers have an eithernet connection or 4.  If your xp computer has an eithernet socket it if very easy to just connect with a patch cable.

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orksecurity
orksecurity

Answer 11 years ago

That works too.

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orksecurity
orksecurity

11 years ago

Buy a network adapter card that has XP drivers (most do). Install and configure it as per its directions. Done.