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There, back again, as you can see by my past questions

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Hi There,
back again, as you can see by my past questions I am not in the least computer literate, so bear with me, I have a bt home hub downstairs, I know I can pick up the wireless signal if I take my laptop upstairs, my son got a Compaq proper computer, can this be picked up by wireless, as I have no phone connections upstairs , and if it can what do you do
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Hi,
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
My name is***** am sorry to hear that you have this issue, I look forward to assisting you today with your question and providing the best answer possiblePlease save this page to favorites( ctrl + d) so that you can use to rejoin session till question gets closed
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Could you share Compaq computer model, please?
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
(If Compaq computer has wireless adapter and is located in proper wireless range, you will able to connect machine to wireless HUB )
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Please reply
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

How can I tell if it has wireless adapter

Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
hi
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Are you there
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

yes

Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
ok
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Can you get me the Compaq machine model, so that i could check it has wireless support?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

you don't seem to be getting this message, label on computer says

agency series PD1067P

INPUT 50-60

A 2.7

V 100-240

D5 1S /2PA/20/K/128C UK

SERIAL 6531KN9ZHOFV

Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Thanks
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Please wait
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Is it a bed type machine
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Is it a Pentium 4 machine
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
It seems a bit old PC
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Are you there
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Can you do this activity on compaq machine.. It will let us know if it has a wireless adapter Please let me know when you are ready
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

ready

Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
ok
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Do this on compaq machine 1: Click Start > type devmgmt.msc press enter key This opens device manager windows2: On Device Manager window, Double click > Network Adapters section Tell me the devices that shows under it
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
(If system has wireless adapter it shows wireless adapter name, from that we can come come to a conclusion)
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
If you have trouble performing procedure, please let me know
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

INTEL(R) PRO/100 VM NETWORK CONNECTION

Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Nop, That's LAN adapter
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

OK THANKS

Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Only thatIf so, then system doesn't have wireless adapter hence you can't use it to connect wireless hub
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
Hey, this doesn't mean that you can't use wireless on this machine.. If you puchase a wireless adapter, you could use to connect wireless hub
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
I hope wireless adapter/dongle won't cost much
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
If you are interested to buy, you could check in ebay or other eCommerce sites.If you want me to check, please let me know when you are from
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Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
sir,If you are satisfied with my assistance please rate me before you disconnect this sessionIf you still have query, please feel free to ask, i am happy to assistRegards,Fiyaz
Expert:  arsufi2002 replied 2 years ago.
fiyaz