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I have a BT broadband at home and am connected to my computer through a USB port. I have recently bought Netgear Wireless Router (WMB521) and PC card to get my laptop connected wireless.

The Wireless router provides only telehone line connectivity and not a USB port connectivity. The store tells me that there is no solution and I need to buy a modem + router togather.

Do I need to buy a new Modem with router and all the Netgear that I have bought is a waste. I understand this a problem lot of people are facing who have bought cheaper hardware form US.

Please help
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Check out this link:
http://www.homenethelp.com/web/howto/windows-xp-bridge.asp
OR http://www.wown.com/j_helmig/wxpbrdge.htm
OR http://www.lpt.com/windowsnetworking/regusers/w2kusbrt.htm

You should be able to set up bridging on a PC that can turn the USB signal into Ethernet for the router.  
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