Do I need a router to access a wireless network?

Answer You do not need a router to connect to a wireless network. Rather, a router is one of the components that you could use to create a wireless network of your own. To connect to a wireless network, y... Read More »

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Do I need a wireless router to network my Wi-Fi laptop to my PC?

You need a wireless router if you are connecting to a network laptop and PC (desktop) wirelessly. However, if you are not using wireless, you can network the laptop and desktop together via a rout... Read More »

How do I add a wireless router to an existing wired home network router?

Disconnect Wired RouterDisconnect the wired router. Remove its power source, then pull all Ethernet wires out from the slots on the back. Keep these wires in the same order for when you connect the... Read More »

Can I use a wireless router to connect a PC (no Wireless Adapter) to a wireless network?

I understand what you are trying to do.Most routers can not be used this way.For some routers (e.g., older LinkSys WRT54G models) you can find third-party alternative firmware (e.g. DDWRT). This a... Read More »

Will a wireless n network card work with a wireless g router?

Wireless N devices are backwards compatible with G devices; therefore, a wireless N network card will work with a wireless G router. However, the transfer speed will be slowed to that of the wirele... Read More »