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Topic: Anybody know how to work a Wii LAN adapter?

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Toon_Link

I'm thinking about getting one, to connect my Wii to the Internet, but I need to know if you need a computer to do it.
Thanks, in advance!

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theblackdragon

ultimately you would just need a router with an available port, but you would want a computer also hooked up to the router just in case you need to configure the thing, y'know?

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Cheezy

Dark Link, I don't think it's worth it. Like theblackdragon said, you would need a router, but if you already have one, or need one, then what's the point of getting the adapter?

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TJtheHeretic

check on ur wii if ur neighbours hav wireless (non blocked) internet and just bum off them its not illegal if they dont block it

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Toon_Link

@Cheezy
I don't have a router, all I have is this little black modem from a phone service called Embarq and I think it might work with the LAN adapter. All I needed to know was if I needed a computer to use it.

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theblackdragon

tjthebest wrote:

check on ur wii if ur neighbours hav wireless (non blocked) internet and just bum off them its not illegal if they dont block it

that's kinda crappy of you to do it without permission, though. :/

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TJtheHeretic

theblackdragon wrote:

tjthebest wrote:

check on ur wii if ur neighbours hav wireless (non blocked) internet and just bum off them its not illegal if they dont block it

that's kinda crappy of you to do it without permission, though. :/

tru but wat can u do...

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theblackdragon

tjthebest wrote:

tru but wat can u do...

how about 'not steal internet access from your neighbors'? it's not like having your Wii disconnected from the internet makes it unplayable or anything. :/

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Lzeon

I have a LAN adaptor. All you need is an ethernet cable hooked up to a modem (whether DSL or broadband) just like you would a computer. I thought it was worth it considering the Wii's wireless is not the greatest

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