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    Will my wireless dongle work with The sky Router?

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      Will my wireless dongle work with The sky Router?

      Hi Skyusers,
      I'm defecting from Virgin due to the slowness of their service and all they seem to want me to do is go to BTs site which seem to almsot always be down.
      Anyway I have my mac code and will be calling Sky in the morning to start the ball rolling.

      I would like to know if my current Dlink USB dongle will work with Sky's router as I dont have a Network card in my PC. I would have preferred to keep my Dlink but As Sky requires theirs to be used, I dont have much choice.
      Wish me luck.. i hope everything goes smoothly because i sometimes work from home and can't afford to have my service go down. I hope I'm making the right choice

      cheers,


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      Re: Will my wireless dongle work with The sky Router?

      As far as I know, you can use your own USB dongle to connect to the SKY router. It's just that you should only use the SKY-provided router.

      However, if you do want the dongle SKY sends out, then it's the Netgear WG111T model (108mbps) and you can order it from them directly for 20.

      I hope your move goes well!
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      Re: Will my wireless dongle work with The sky Router?

      Clar 30 Just to be on the safe side make sure you have an ethernet cable at home to connect wired as well, then you should not have nay problems.
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      Re: Will my wireless dongle work with The sky Router?

      thanks for the reply guys,
      i hope it works because my phone point is actually downstairs so i wont be able to connect via ethernet and when you speak to customer service, they are so clueless about the setup of things and what equipment goes with what...

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      Re: Will my wireless dongle work with The sky Router?

      At work our entire office is ethernet about one lead is around 305 metres long and works a treat!!
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