Ancient HP | prairiedog71's Blog
Who says you can't use a 12 year old computer for something? I got a USB 2.0 PCI card for my old HP Pavilion desktop, so I could connect a USB Wireless adapter to it. Using the MyWiFi hotspot capability of my Intel 6235 in my Acer Aspire laptop I can get the HP to connect using wireless. Then using VNC or Remote Desktop, I can log in. Plus I can share the 40 Gb drive in the HP and store music & video there. So, the HP has become a media center of sorts. :) Now if I can find a larger IDE drive that still works, I could give it a little more space.
Amazingly, it all works pretty well except that MyWiFi insists on using channel 10 which is in use by one of my routers. :) So, I have to sometimes disable and then re-enable hotspot to get the HP to connect.
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