Can I search for internet connections on my desktop through my wireless router?

Question by historybuff2009: Can I search for internet connections on my desktop through my wireless router?
I am going to buy a Netgear rangemax 802.11g for my desktop. Can I search for open wi-fi thru my router? My router is hardwired to my desktop thru an ethernet cable.
Do I need to get a wireless pc card?
So should I search for connections on my laptop, obtain the SSID and connect to it thru my router? How is that done?

Best answer:

Answer by shadow_rules_your_world
You might want to… But I am not sure… Hell, I can’t even get my computer to recognize when it has Cable internet…

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