Solved can I use wireless router & still use my desktop as server?

March 19, 2012 at 09:22:07
Specs: windows 7
my son uses my computer as server-can i access a wireless router without interrupting his game with his friends?

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#1
March 19, 2012 at 10:14:53
unclear question. it would be assumed the pc is connect to the wireless router so your son can play games.

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#2
March 19, 2012 at 10:38:35
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Is the computer currently connected to the net through a hard-wired connection? If so, and you remove that cable, then you will indeed temporarily lose connectivity while you initiate the connection to the wireless router.

Just a note of caution, if this computer is a game server, I would highly recommend you don't use it for anything other than that...use another computer to surf the net, use email, banking, etc.


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#3
March 20, 2012 at 04:56:10
my son lives in a different location and has my computer (I have broadband connection for internet)set as a server for he and his friends to play an interactive game. I am in process of adding a wireless router to my home so I can use my laptop, nook, etc ...My son is almost sure that if I have the wireless router connected in my home it will cause a problem with my desktop being the "server" for their game. I am not very "smart" about these technical issues. Any help would certainly be appreciated in assisting in this decision. Regards

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