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Need wireless internet, out of slots

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by obdo, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. obdo

    obdo Member

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    Hey. I'm moving into a big house with a bunch of randoms and theres a T1 connection being split between us by some wireless router. My PC (Dell Studio XPS 9100) doesn't have a wireless card and came with no free slots of any kind (only 2 PCI slots to begin with :( )

    My question is what would my best option be? For school I need a reliable connection that isn't too slow (I have to transfer many files to and from the school's servers) and I've found that the USB wireless adapters are usually pretty useless.

    I was thinking about building a small computer for just my school work that I could install a wireless card into, then I could run a wired connection from my main PC to that and still pick up the wireless but that seems like way more work than it's worth
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    there are a few pci-e wireless cards available through retailers if you dont have pci free.
     
  4. obdo

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    oh wow, thanks!
     

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