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Wi-Fi is actually a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance that has certified products that belong to WLAN (wide local area network). So Wi-Fi actually certifies wireless routers

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Is connecting the Wii to the internet the same thing as connecting it to wifi?

Strictly NO, but in effect YES. Connecting to wifi means connecting to a wireless router - IF the router is connected to the Internet (it does not have to be), then connecting to it will also give you a an Internet connection.


How do you boost your WiFi on your Xbox 360 slim?

You cant really burst the wifi in your xbox 360. However, you can improve the routers wifi. Move the router around, make sure it isnt near a wireless phone. Make sure the router is near the middle of the house for the best result. Also, check if there is any other people with the same provider has you (for example; sky). They will have ether the same or similar router as you, this will cause your wifi to drop. To solve this, change the channel of your router. You can google this for many tutorials.


What is a WEP key word on psp?

The WEP key is the same one your PC or laptop uses to access your wireless router. If you don't have a wireless router, then you're looking at someone else's, the WEP key is actually there to stop unauthorised people like you from accessing it.


How do you connect two Xbox's together?

1. With an ethernet cable. 2. If you have a wireless router, and both XBOX's have wireless transmitters, have them book hook up to the same network, and voila!


What does WEP mean on PSP?

WEP stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy - it is a form of wireless encryption which stops unauthorised people accessing a router or encrypted data. On the PSP, the WEP key is the decryption key for a specific router - so you'd use the same WEP key your PC or laptop uses to connect to your wireless router, then the PSP can use it too.

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Is connecting the Wii to the internet the same thing as connecting it to wifi?

Strictly NO, but in effect YES. Connecting to wifi means connecting to a wireless router - IF the router is connected to the Internet (it does not have to be), then connecting to it will also give you a an Internet connection.


What is the main purpose for a usb wireless router?

A wireless router allows users to connect wirelessly to the Internet when they are within a specific range. A USB wireless router does the same thing except it uses the USB port of the computer to connect to the wireless router an Internet.


Do you need bluetooth on a laptop to connect with a wireless router?

No - you use a Wifi card or USB Wifi adapter to access the router. Bluetooth operates on the same frequency as Wifi (2.4Ghz), however the transmission protocol is different and at a lower power.


Whats the differnce between wifi and wireless access?

Wireless means something that you dont have to plug in and is considerd wifi. Its really the same thing and there are no need to makes the difference when they are similar.


How do you get to your router from your computer?

Typically, one of three ways: An ethernet cable, which is the most common. Merely connect an ethernet cable to your computer and the router. A USB cable, less common. Same connection. A Wireless system (WiFi), becoming widespread. Requires WiFi antennas on both the router and the computer.


Where can I get wifi installed on my desktop computer for home use?

Well, if you purchase a router, any computer in the same household would be able to connect to the internet connection wireless. There might have be an installation CD that comes with the purchase of the router to set up wifi on the computers.


How do you boost your WiFi on your Xbox 360 slim?

You cant really burst the wifi in your xbox 360. However, you can improve the routers wifi. Move the router around, make sure it isnt near a wireless phone. Make sure the router is near the middle of the house for the best result. Also, check if there is any other people with the same provider has you (for example; sky). They will have ether the same or similar router as you, this will cause your wifi to drop. To solve this, change the channel of your router. You can google this for many tutorials.


What device can act as a router switch and wireless access point in one package?

Nowadays virtually any wireless router. When you get a router you usually have about 4 lan ports (switch) and wireless router in the same box.


Can you hook up a wireless router to another wireless router that is connected to the internet to setup up something like a dvr or gaming system?

im trying the same thing so far no luck


What performance will you get with a wireless G card and an N router?

The same as with wireless G card and G router.


What are wireless n routers and what are they used for?

They are used for computers and laptops for internet, and other things. Wireless N routers are pretty much the same thing as a regular wireless router.


How do you put the internet on your dsi?

you need to get a wireless router and get it plugged in. I too have a dsi and used to wonder the same thing. :)