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How to Use Your PC Computer or Laptop as a Wireless Router

Between 1986 and 1987, the network grew from 2,000 hosts to 30,000. People were now using the internet to send messages to each other, read news and swap files. After the creation of ARPANET, more networks of computers began to join the network, and the need arose for an agreed set of rules for handling data. In 1974 two American computer scientists, Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf, proposed a new method that involved sending data packets in a digital envelope or ‘datagram’. The address on the datagram can be read by any computer, but only the final host machine can open the envelope and read the message inside.

For wireless broadband you need to buy a router – or you might get one from your ISP as part of your service package. Remember, your computer or laptop must also be wireless enabled. Broadband gives you much faster access to the … Read More

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