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johnpike
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connecting directly to internet

How do I connect my Y530 to the internet without using wireless?  [taking laptop to another house just with cable]
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Re: connecting directly to internet

You use an ethernet cable. Connect one end to the laptop and the other end to the router [either wireless or wired router].

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johnpike
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Re: connecting directly to internet

Thank you. Is a router the same as a modem?
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Re: connecting directly to internet

As in cable or DSL modem? If a router is integrated with the cable/DSL modem, than it would be possible to connect with the ethernet cable.

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Re: connecting directly to internet

Need to find out more on differences.   The desktop is connected to the wall cable through a box.

I don't know if it as a router or a modem.  It is not wireless.

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Re: connecting directly to internet

First, let me ask you......does your friend have broadband internet? Such as cable internet or DSL?


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Re: connecting directly to internet

Thanks again.   My daughter's house has a wall cable connection.

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