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How to use wifi from a desktop

\015 I am using a compaq presario desktop. it does not support wifi. can i install any software/external devices so that it will support wifi?\015

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Yes,you can use a pendrive like adapter which are available shops to use wifi in your pc.
Desktop computers do not have wireless cards unless the add on wireless card has been included at the time of purchase.
\015\012Depending upon the type of wireless access you require there are a number of PCI wireless cards or USB wireless devices available that work in conjunction with a wireless router and a cable or DSL modem to connect to the Internet.
\015\012OR
\015\012There are wireless USB devices that uses the mobile/cell phone network that gives you direct access to the Internet. This device can be used in locations where your ISP has cell/mobile towers coverage.
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