Hi. We made it. Having difficulty figuring out how to connect my Mac to my stepfather's wireless network. None of us have a clue. Stay tuned. All is well.
UPDATE: So, by positioning my laptop at exactly the right angle on the hutch in the dining room while standing on one leg holding a wire coat hanger I managed to get just enough of a signal to get online. Does anyone know how to boost the signal from a D-Link Wireless Router?