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Would appreciate advice on a problem, which will occur in a

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would appreciate advice on a problem, which will occur in a few months time when I move house.I currently have a Mac Mini2.5,which meets my computing needs and is directly plugged in to my Virgin Media Router. The property I will be moving to currently has a BT router sited in the hallway, which is not convenient for me as I wish to use my computer in the room directly above. My question is can a device be fitted to the Mac mini so it does not have to be plugged direct into the router. VirginMedia does not have a cable system in the location of the new property. My printer is wifi so assume will still operate though not next to the router which is the current position
JA: Are you able to connect using an ethernet cable?
Customer: I will not be able to at the new property
JA: Which lights are colored and/or blinking on your router?
Customer: White
JA: Anything else you want the Network Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no

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To answer your question ->

You can purchase a wifi adaptor that you plug into the Mac and then that should catch the Virgin media router

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thanks for the advice. Should the WiFi adapts be a specific Apple product or is there a more generic one on the market, which is likely to be cheaper?

You can get a generic one from any brand, they are all universal

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Category: Networking
Satisfied Customers: 12046
Experience: Senior IT Support Specialist at Brookfield Asset Management
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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thanks very much

Welcome to Just Answer tech support! Divy here. I will be pleased to work with you. My responses may not be immediate. I thank you for your patience.

  • I would like to inform you that Mac Mini (Late 2012) supports WiFi connection.
  • You should be able to connect your Mac Mini wirelessly to a WiFi modem without the need of a WiFi adapter.

Thank you.