View Full Version : Re: Wireless access point

04-20-08, 02:25 PM
On Apr 20, 3:06*pm, Ogrish <Ogr...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> I have a desktop and a laptop, both running XP and up to date with XP
> updates. *I want set up a wireless network using a flashdrive. *I havea
> wireless adsl gateway (acts as the modem and wireless router). *But there is
> no usb port to plug in the flash drive. *Can I start the process on the
> desktop, then use the flash drive on the laptop and manually set the gateway?
> *If so, do I do that before I plug the flash drive into the laptop? *Any
> assistance will be greatly appreciated. *Thank you.

You do not need any "external" drive to set up a networ router,
including wireless access poits / routers. You could us a flash drive
in order to "copy" the settings when you have completed the first PC
that accesses the router / AP in order to compete the set up the other