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Wait a sec... How the f*** will my PC have WiFi?

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10 months ago#1
I just built a new PC... i didn't think about how iy would connect w/ my wifi. I thought the mobo internally took care of that. What do??
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10 months ago#2
I don't have your specs memorized.
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10 months ago#3
You'll probably have to get a wifi card for around $20ish.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&Description=wifi+card&N=-1&isNodeId=1
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10 months ago#4
You have to buy a Wi-Fi PCI card with an antenna.

Or you can consider buying an Ethernet cable and stringing it to your router if it's nearby. It's more reliable than a Wi Fi connection for gaming.
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10 months ago#5
If you're having trouble, there's two possibilities:

1) For some reason, the drivers haven't been installed, but more likely
2) Your motherboard doesn't have built-in Wi-Fi.

You can either install a Wi-Fi card, or just get a USB adapter. If you have the option, I'd also recommend just using ethernet.
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10 months ago#6
I use a USB adapter and it works just fine. I plug an ethernet cord in for a direct connection when playing competitive games online though.
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10 months ago#7
If it's a cheap board it most likely doesn't have it. One of the main reasons I went for the Asus deluxe is it comes with all that.
10 months ago#8
Most motherboards only come with built-in ethernet.
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10 months ago#9
The only reason I can see someone wanting to use Wi-Fi on a PC is to steal the neighbors internet.
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10 months ago#10
Garage_Man posted...
If it's a cheap board it most likely doesn't have it. One of the main reasons I went for the Asus deluxe is it comes with all that.


Same
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