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Wired (not Wi-Fi) internet connection

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I have a wifi only Acer chromebook. I also wanted an option of a wired connection when I go visit my sister who doesn't have a wifi router. I bought the "Trendnet TU2-ET 100" USB to 10/100Mbps Adapter and it works, I am using it now as I type this message. It works right out of the box, you can ignore the included setup DVD. I got it from Amazon for $17.69. TRENDnet USB to 10/100Mbps Adapter TU2-ET100: Electronics

Google's help on this says a wired (USB) connection take priority over wireless and it seems to work that way. Instead of wifi bars in the upper right corner of the screen I have an icon that looks like an Ethernet port.

Russ :D
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That's neat! That'll be handy for when/if you're in a hotel that only gives out free wired internet instead of wifi (it happens, believe me).
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