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question about wireless and speed

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by cassie69emt, Feb 5, 2007.

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  1. cassie69emt

    cassie69emt Thread Starter

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    I am looking into buying a laptop and have dialup for internet connection . I f I do a wireless network with the desktop will I get a lower connection as far as speed of things .
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    Cassie:confused:
     
  2. Triple6

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    Sharing a dial-up is going to be slow, at times you may have both computers downloading and that will slow down the internet. Plus you'll need a wireless card for the desktop or a wireless router. Can't get DSL or Cable?
     
  3. telegramsam

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    No, even a wireless b at 11mpbs is WAY faster than a 56kbps dial up connection.

    Wireless routers are faster than high speed connections. You shouldn't have any trouble. You can get bottlenecking from big downloads on both machines, however
     
  4. jackdw

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    Just in case you get comfused by telegramsam's post. The network might connect at 11mbps, 54mbps or 100mbps but that does not mean your internet is. I have 54mbps wireless and a 100mbps wired computer for instance. The internet speed doesn't differ on each because the network is quicker than the internet connection.
     
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