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    What’s the difference between a wireless network and a wired one?

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    • In a word, wires. With wireless, you don’t need them. So you can get online anywhere in your house – from your loft to your back garden.

       

      A wired connection is faster, though. So if you’re downloading or sharing really large files, it might be worth plugging your computer straight into your wireless box, using the yellow Ethernet cable.

       

      Also, wireless signals are open to interference – from cordless phones, or even your neighbour’s Wi-Fi. So if you’re not getting a strong signal by wireless, try plugging in.

       

      View our interactive guide to get more support setting up and going wireless


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