can the dell dimension 8250 be hooked up to b

October 31, 2011 at 12:20:03
Specs: Windows XP
The cable tech hooked up broadband for my laptop and he ran an ethernet cord to my Dell desktop(Dimension8250) and stated that the codes must be entered same as my laptopDell Insprion).On the desktop was dial up and I can't figure how to switch internal modem from wired to wireless.Help.

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October 31, 2011 at 12:32:31
Your post is a bit confusing. If he ran an ethernet cable from the router to your desktop, then why are you trying to configure for wireless? If you do have a network cable running to your desktop, you don't need to enter a security code. That is only for a wireless connection.

I assume you have a wireless router since you mentioned having to enter codes and you only do that for wireless.

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November 1, 2011 at 07:31:55
How do I get my desktop up and going.Cable is connected;message on screen is as follows,connection problem- local area connection A network cable is unpluged.Broadband works great on laptop,I would like to get my Dell Dimension 8250 w/WindowsXP to work off this router(RCA by Thomsom model #DCW725).Thanks for any help offered.

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