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Dell Laptop wireless question
« on: February 26, 2018, 06:26:13 PM »
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  • Hello all smarter people on tech:

    Plugged into the wall now; given network key for roadrunner.

    Sometimes consider trying harder to figure this out because money could be possibly saved.  I was given the key unasked for by a friend.

    1. I pay Oceanic Time-Warner now Spectrum for internet service in Hawaii.  Could the key be used to entirely substitute for whatever I am paying for now (only internet - no tv, cable)?

    2. Do I need a router to access wireless?

    https://archive.codeplex.com/?p=virtualrouter
    Here an article for the version of Windows on my computer about virtual routers.

    3. Are there any disadvantages to wireless?  Main concerns - Would it not be as reliable as plug-in internet access?  Would it be powerful enough to run a forex trading platform which I am guessing is the equivalent of a gaming platform for video gamers?

    https://www.labnol.org/software/wireless-network-without-router/11494/

    It's all mystifying; plugging into the wall and paying Spectrum was automatic until I got the key.  

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