Solved add wireless access point to campus dorm cable connection

May 21, 2012 at 06:16:19
Specs: Windows 7
ok so my room has a cable that connects to my laptop which enables it to go onto the internet by hooking up to the campus internet. how can i turn this connection into wireless so that i can use multiple devices wireless like my iphone, printer etc. help much appreciated.....thanks guys

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#1
May 21, 2012 at 06:21:01
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Get a wireless access point and plug it into your ethernet LAN.

Tony


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#2
May 21, 2012 at 06:25:25
thanks tony! everytime i open my browser i have to put in my student number and password which was given to me by the university. will this be a problem with the wireless access point?

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#3
May 21, 2012 at 07:44:31
Functionally none of that will change.

Tony


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#4
May 21, 2012 at 19:36:06
Be prepared for a visit from your campus IT staff and possibly loss of your internet access.

You'd better check the policies before you even consider setting up a wireless connection or installing a switch.


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