Connecting older computer to internet

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Hello,
I have an older computer which does not have a wireless internet connection. I also have several newer computers and a Wii with wireless connection in my house. I own a router, as well as a cable modem. How do I go about connecting all computers to the internet using my router and modem?

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This is a link to a site with great info on home networking - Start there:
https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-set-up-a-network-4097198

You will need:a
1. a "wireless router" that you can connect to the cable modem
2. a wireless adapter for each desktop - either a USB type that simply plugs into the PC or an internal PCI card that you mount inside the desktop. If the old computer is running Windows 98 or Me - check twice to confirm that the hardware/software can be used on those OLD systems.


Good Luck