> Well after about 2 days of research I have finally found this site
> hope that someone out there may be able to part the mists that cloud
> TOPIC: Wireless network within home to enable wireless broadband > access
> My broadband supplier will be ntl so I have worked out that I will
> to ensure that I have an ethernet output when it is installed in a
> days time. I will then need to invest in a wireless cable router
> will be connected to my modem/set top box via ethernet. Am I right
> I have a 3 day old HP Pavilion 3155EA laptop which has both
> 10/100 LAN Ethernet and Intel® Pro/Wireless 2200 802.11b/g Integrated
> Wireless LAN. OS is XP SP2 (laptop spec can be found he
> Does this mean that I will not need to purchase a seperate PCMIA
> network card for the laptop???
> Finally, I live in a shared house but will be paying for the
> myself. In the event that any of my housemates decide to invest in a
> PC/laptop, can anyone recommend a router that will enable me to set
> addresses to prevent them using my subscription?
> Apologies if this question has been answered before but I have looked
> an cannot seem to find the answer myself.
> Thanks in advance :-)
> You seem to have a pretty good idea of what is required. Be sure that
> when you set up the wireless router, you enable security and
> That, and a password will enable you to prevent use by others.
> The laptop you mention should work fine with a 'wireless-g' router. >
> Ron Hunter firstname.lastname@example.org
Great Ron, thanks for the reassurance (nice to know that I have at
least progressed from no clue at all to some kind of clue :-)
Just to check though, do you think I will need to purchase a network
card for the laptop or am I understanding correctly that it is wireless
ready as the kit is integrated already????