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Using hotel's wifi on business

Discussion in 'Networking' started by redhairedfury, Nov 5, 2007.

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  1. redhairedfury

    redhairedfury Thread Starter

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    My dad is taking his old brick windows 2000 laptop on a business trip. Note that it is not for his work, just to check his email and do finances. He has 2000 as I just said, and a old network card that looks like it is missing an antenna.
    I have messed with it, but I can't even get it to connect to our home wifi. Is 2000 even compatible with current technology? Or am I being stupid and he just needs a new card? Or does he need a decent laptop?
     
  2. jmwills

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    He only needs a new card and some refresher courses on internet security while traveling.
     
  3. Squashman

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    I take a very old laptop with me when I travel. Compaq Armada 1750 with an up2date WiFi card. Wouldn't hurt to put a Software firewall on there for him as well.
     
  4. redhairedfury

    redhairedfury Thread Starter

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    Ok thanks. That is what I had thought.
    I will definitely put some security on it (firewall etc).
     
  5. jmwills

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    I recently started using Comodo Firewall becasue of my location and find it very user friendly and FREE!!
     
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