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Dude are you sure about this? I mean I, oh hi. Today we're going to teach you how to make a desktop computer wireless. (What? How to make a desktop computer wireless. Well, it's quite complicated actually, you've got an ad in the eight, 0, two, nine, eleven peripheral component innovation to the mother board.) Now, look it's not quite that easy. But, it's not quite that complicated either. Now, folks in this day and age, there's really only about five different ways that you can do it. If you're lucky, it's probably going to be built in. For quick and easy, you can't beat the USB wireless adapter, you plug it in, and you're wireless baby. The second, and probably the most preferred way of making your desktop computer wireless is a PCI card with a little antenna sticking out. Now, that takes a little bit of effort on your part, but it's relatively inexpensive and easy to do. You'll open up your computer, you'll find the associated open PCI slot and simply plug the card right in. Sometimes you've got to install the software as well. Third method is not always an option, for everybody. It would be an air card or a PC card, or sometimes their called a PCMCIA card. Last method for making your desktop computer wireless may be the most expensive, but it's probably the strongest, the most robust and the best signal and it's actually probably the easiest. That would be the access point. An access point is actually a small little box that you plug into the ethernet connection or the network connection on the back of your computer, and it acts as a wireless transceiver, or transmitter and receiver directly to your wireless router or your wireless modem. Some access points can even be mounted with a cable outside your house giving you a range of up to three hundred meters, that's three football fields. There you have it. there's several ways to make your desktop computer wireless, if it's not already built in. But, hey, don't take my word for it, read the flipping manual.