Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Need computer advice

My husband just got a laptop through his job and neither of us are very knowledgeable about them. How do we connect it to our desktop. I think it has a wireless connection.

Answer Question
 
TomsMom

Asked by TomsMom at 6:28 PM on Mar. 26, 2009 in Shopping

Level 4 (55 Credits)
Answers (4)
  • I am not sure what you mean. Are you referring to networking them together? The wireless connection will only work if both computers have wireless connectivity. Aside from that, it depends on what OS both machines are using.
    ElderGothMom

    Answer by ElderGothMom at 7:27 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • If it has a wireless card built in then all you need is a wireless router and the wireless key that is on the router. You click to connect on the laptop and put in the code, check the box to have the laptop remember the code and you should be good to go.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 7:46 PM on Mar. 28, 2009

  • You won't need to connect it to the desktop. If you want to go on the internet all you need to do is buy a router and follow the directions on the CD-ROM
    Mommy2Mariah

    Answer by Mommy2Mariah at 12:07 PM on Apr. 5, 2009

  • i would suggest that you go to a pc store, ask them for a cable that can link both of them using usb...
    savingjmom

    Answer by savingjmom at 8:25 AM on Apr. 13, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN