I just installed Optic fiber at home with a new router. Now my desktop Dimension 5150 does not detect via WIFI the router. They told me it could be due to not having a card 11n.
I'd like your help to know if the Dmension 5150 has that 11N card, and in case it does not, what should I do to solve it.
The 5150 does not have a built in wireless card. However, if you are close to the router it is best to still use the Ethernet wired interface.
You have two options for wi fi, either a PCI (NOT PCIeX1) Wi Fi card or a USB connected Wi Fi interface. The USB connection would be the easiest as you wouldn't have to open the case and install a card. Get a "wireless n" type adapter as they are the fastest that are currently available. There are also "wireless g" adapters but they are slower speed.
HERE is an example of a USB device from Wal-Mart
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