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Old 02-28-2008, 01:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently bought a new Alienware area-51 7500 model and I'm waiting for it to be built/shipped. I've used a laptop for some time, and I run on wireless. The laptop came with a wifi card built right in, and I didnt think about it before I bought my new pc. Before it gets here, I need to know does it come with wifi built in or is it just ethernet and I have to get a seperate thing that plugs into a USB port.



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Most new laptops have wifi built in and ethernet.
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Yes, but I'm asking if my new desktop will have wifi built in as well.

If it doesn't, I will have to get an extra receiver to plug into a USB port to detect my wifi signal from my router.
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Can I get any help at all with this?

All I want to know is if my Alienware desktop will come with built in wifi or not.
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Probably not. You can buy a USB stick or a PCI card.
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