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Internet wireless network

I havd DSL internet connection to my laptop in office and i would like to make wireless internet network to another desktop in second floor as it is difficult to make wire connection to upper floor. how can i do this

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arthurjbCommented:
Purchase a wireless router (Best Buy, Circuit City and others sell them)

Connect the router to the output of your dsl modem

Then you can conect to the router either through the ethernet (wired) ports or through the wireless conections.

This site http://www.practicallynetworked.com/  has full instructions and reviews of routers and other hardware that you may require for your hook-up
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Chris StauntonCommented:
You can change your Laptop to an AD-HOC network configuration and set an SSID that your users above will look for in their wireless network neighborhood.

Here's a link for setting this up.  Remember that you will have to enable ICS on your laptop!

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/wlan_client_configure.mspx?mfr=true



Cheers,

Chris
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rvthostCommented:
You could get any wireless broadband router, check out Linksys or Netgear for a cheap solution.  Then you add a wireless network card to the desktop.  Both your laptop and desktop communicate with the router and then goes out your DSL modem.  
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arthurjbCommented:
Lilshotter's advice is a quick work around, but remember that your laptop will have to be up and operating for the other(s) to be able to use the connection.
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EbrahimAuthor Commented:
I have the ADSL modem near my laptop on office table and it has only one input for phone line how the router can be connceted to modem in office. is it ok to place router in my office or in second floor

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rvthostCommented:
Right now, you must have an Ethernet cable plugged into your laptop, going to the ADSL modem.  With the purchase of a router, the modem will plug into the router and not your laptop.  In turn, your laptop can now be plugged into the router (or use wireless if so equipped).  Your 2nd floor desktop can utilize a wireless network card to connect to the router.  Does that make sense?
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arthurjbCommented:
The router will connect in place of your notebook, and your notebook will then connect to the router.  (I prefer wireless connections for laptops but that is just me.)  

The placement of the router will depend on the makeup of the floor between it and the other computer.  In most houses you can just move the router around until the signal reaches the destination.

The easiest way to test it is to get the laptop connection working first and the the laptop to the second floor to see if it still connects.

Placing the router on the second floor may be a good choice, but it all depends on the coverage area.

Good Luck
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arthurjbCommented:
Sorry for the second post, but I just thought of something..

If your laptop already has a wireless card, then putting the router on the second floor may be a cheaper way to solve your problem, since you would not have to buy a wireless card for the second floor computer...
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EbrahimAuthor Commented:
thanks all for help
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