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Installing Hardware: Install PC Card Adapter

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  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 3:14
  • Media: Video/mp4
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  • Access Period: 360 Days
  • Download: MP4 (iPod compatible)
  • Size: 28 MB
  • Posted: 03/16/2009

This lesson is part of the following series:

PC Network - Install, Connect, Configure, Share (16 lessons, $19.80)
PC Network - Installation (4 lessons, $5.94)

This video is part of a broader set of videos that cover all aspects of home network setup and configuration. This particular lesson comes from section 2, which covers Home Networking Hardware Installation. Other sections include lessons that cover the topics of Networking Hardware Selection, Networking Hardware Configuration, Connecting PCs to Home Networks and Setting up File Sharing and Printer Sharing.

The lessons in this section are:
Installing the Router - www.mindbites.com/lesson/1789
Installing the USB Adapter - www.mindbites.com/lesson/1790
Installing the PCI Card Adapter - www.mindbites.com/lesson/1791
Installing the PC Card Adapter - This Lesson

In this lesson take our notebook out back (it was a nice day) and insert the PC Card wireless network adapter into a open PC Card slot. Just like in the previous two lessons we show how to install the configuration software that came with the adapter. We will get the computer connected to the router and on the Internet in Section 4.

This lesson goes on to cover:
*Installing the PC Card Wireless Adapter Software
*Removing the place holder in the PC Card slot
*Inserting the PC Card network adapter
*Showing Windows detecting the wireless adapter

That's the end of Section 2. In Section 3 we will take a look at the routers configuration and get it ready for all of our computers to connect.

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Michael Cooper
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Hello everyone my name is Michael Cooper & I have been in the computer industry for over 15 years. For the past 8 years I have been making instructional videos showing the average computer user how to build their own computer. I am A+ Certified and a member of the Better Business Bureau.

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