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  • I am looking for some kind of tutorial on what type of router to purchase and how to set it up. 

    I am going to add a laptop with my home desktop and need to learn the basics for setting up a home network. While I am also interested in data transfer between the two, my primary focus is how to get both computers on the internet (I have a cable modem and am not a gamer). 

    Although I am a dummy, I am not a moron; ignorant, but not stupid.  Any advice will be appreciated and mostly understood, mostly.

    Sunday, April 10, 2011 1:38 AM

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  • Hi,

    The following page is fairly good and give the basic information needed to understand where you need to go with wireless setup etc

    http://www.homeandlearn.co.uk/bc/bcs6p3.html

    Cheers,

    Cathal


    Cathal O'Brien BSc, PgDip, PhD . Techsmart|Laptop Repairs|PC Repair | IT Support
    • Marked as answer by Oscar Nelsen Tuesday, April 12, 2011 12:28 AM
    Monday, April 11, 2011 5:46 PM
  • Thanks to you both.  That is exactly the kind of info I was looking for.  I am no longer a dummy, just slightly(?) ignorant.

    Keep a hairy eyeball on this site for when I try to hook up my lttle network and it does not work.  Thanks in advance.

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011 12:34 AM