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Thread: WiFi Bluetooth - compatible?!

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    Maximum Bitrate Psychobiker's Avatar
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    WiFi Bluetooth - compatible?!

    I'm running a WLAN in the house (can access net but some reason not other comp's files - any help would be great). But um...yeah...are WiFi and Bluethooth compatible, like will a WiFi card pick up a bluetooth signal. My WiFi card picks up the house portable phone as an available network lol

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    Variable Bitrate
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    Derbyshire, UK

    Note that the 801.11 and Bluetooth standards are incompatible with each other
    Old setup
    Epia M10k, Cubid 2699R case, 512MB, 40GB 3.5" drive
    New setup
    Optiplex 260SX (2.8GHz P4, 512MB, 30GB, DVD)
    Xenarc 700IDT, USB hub, 802.11g, bluetooth, P2140, P5V

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    Newbie thefreeauction's Avatar
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    To connect to your other computers ya need to set 'em up so they are all on the same network. Then you should be able to see & connect to them. You may also need to enable sharing too if you want to edit files. I'm not on my Windows machine right now so I can't tell ya the exact steps.
    1997 Corvette

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    May 2005
    Need to make sure all the computers you want to access have "File and Print Sharing" enabled on the network adapters.

    Chances are your IP Addresses are DHCP assigned so that will take care of them being on the same network.
    Epia M10k, 1GB RAM, 40GB HDD, 7" Touch, DVD-RW Drive, Bluetooth, GPS, GPRS, all neatly hidden away in my Audi S2

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