Selecting the network adapter for a combination network
After you have connected the computers that are in close proximity to the router using Ethernet cables, you will use wireless network adapters to connect your remote computers. It is much easier to connect computers in other rooms or notebook computers using wireless adapters.
Install a Westell wireless USB network adapter in each desktop computer you're connecting to your home network. A USB cable connects the wireless adapter to an available USB port on your computer.
If you're connecting a laptop computer to your home network, you have two options for wireless network adapters.