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    Any suggestions on what I should be looking for? I have used up all my Ethernet ports on my router so the only way to connect my second PC is through wireless. What should I be looking for in terms of a wireless adapter, any specific technical feature?

    And also, is 54mbps fast enough for a USB adapter?
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    You could always get a cheap network switch: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/D-Link-5-Port-...d=p3286.c0.m14

    Run one port on your router to it with a cable and then connect two devices to the switch using cables.
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    (Original post by [email protected])
    You could always get a cheap network switch: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/D-Link-5-Port-...d=p3286.c0.m14

    Run one port on your router to it with a cable and then connect two devices to the switch using cables.

    More or less what I was going to say XDD get a switch unless you want your computer wireless. If you do then I suggest getting a LAN card instead of a USB wifi adapter.
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    http://www.amazon.co.uk/TeckNet-802-...5379710&sr=1-4

    Any good? Is the 54mbps fast enough?
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    Actually I had another look at my router and there ARE ports left lol, so I'll just get an ethernet cable.

    Stupid question maybe, but ethernet cable is faster than wireless on the whole right?
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    yes and more stable
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    and more secure.
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    OK thanks It's also costing me a LOT cheaper lol, only £3.70 for a 20m cable
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    You may not notice the speed difference that much if all you're doing is browsing the internet as you'll be limited by the speed the router connects to you exchange / isp.

    I personally prefer wired connections when I can use them as they tend to have fewer issues setting them up and are more stable.
 
 
 
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