My husband just bought me a used Gateway laptop. What do I need to get an internet connection?

by AOOBA on 2012/09/03

Question by BJ: My husband just bought me a used Gateway laptop. What do I need to get an internet connection?
I have a 1 yo HP computer with windows vista.
The used laptop has Windows 2000 professional addition on it.
I have Windstream for my internet provider with an Ethernet connection.
Can I purchase "stuff" to connect the laptop to my current internet?
What is a router?
I would like to use the laptop in other rooms in the house...
I would like to be able to use the laptop while hubby is using the desktop.

Best answer:

Answer by Jeton
If you have a router, you can just hook the laptop to the router with an ethernet cable

What do you think? Answer below!

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John C April 12, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Plug the ethernet cord into the laptop!

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Jerry J April 12, 2012 at 2:00 AM

Yes add it to the wireless network

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