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wifi/wireless routers

How do they work exactly? What is it's purpose? What does it do?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:46 PM on Dec. 27, 2009 in Technology

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  • It makes it so you can take your laptop from room to room or outside without being plugged in. Beyond that, I haven't a clue. I just bought the Linksys thing and called Comcast and now I can wander.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:21 PM on Dec. 27, 2009

  • It is like the old rabbit ears. Instead of focusing the signal, it broadcasts it. You put a "lock" on it so others can't jump on your broadcast signal and slip into your computer.
    Whatkids

    Answer by Whatkids at 1:45 AM on Dec. 28, 2009

  • Wifi makes it so that laptops not directly connected to the internet become connected. Routers are used to help the connection.
    _Tam_

    Answer by _Tam_ at 1:04 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • What is the purpose of a wireless router?


    "The purpose of a wireless router is to be able to access the internet or a network from a specific distance without the use of wires."


     

    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 1:08 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • idk
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 11:05 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

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