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How can I construct a small home wireless LAN. What are the possible components that I need and how can I connect them suppose that I have two large rooms and four fully isolated room.

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depends on what internet connection you have? as its a home network Ill assume you have cable/DSL

YOu will need either a wireless access point, or a router/swich with wireless buil in this is what I use
http://www.linksys.com/Products/product.asp?grid=33&scid=35&prid=601

Then each PC will need a wireless card (desktops need a PCI wireless card and Laptops need a PCMCIA network card)
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Everything you wanted to know about home wireless networking but were afraid to ask :)

http://www.practicallynetworked.com/networking/alternative_net_wireless.htm
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And in addition try this site (especially the networking wizard).  Of course it's trying to sell you their products but the principles apply to all hardware.  (& there's not much wrong with the Belkin range ;))
http://www.networking.belkin.com/
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do I need one access point to the whole home. I used a cable/DSL for the internet how can I also connect the my home wireless LAN to the internet.
My frind PereLong I do not understand your second comment.
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The first link I posted coveres my entire home, out to the server room in the back garden, which comment didnt you understand ?
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this I didnt understand (but were afraid to ask)
thanks.
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:) LOL No Problem :)
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ThanQ
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