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How to make a Verizon internet card wifi? Answered

I have a UM175VW Verizon internet card.  It plugs into our USB port in our computer.  It doesn't have WIFI and only provides us with internet for the device its plugged into.  Is there any way to make it so that we can have WiFi with it, possibly with a router?  I am not very computer savvy, so if you can do it, please provide detailed instructions.  Thanks.


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Best Answer 9 years ago

Make sure the PC has a WiFi adapter (purchase one if it doesn't already have one), configure that wifi adapter to talk to a wireless router (purchased separately), configure the PC to connect the two networks together, configure the other machines to talk to

Or make a wired connection from this PC to the above-mentioned wireless router; which would avoid the need for the first wifi hop.

Or skip wifi, and connect the two machines back-to-back with a crossover Ethernet cable.