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I have the above desk top computer is there anything I can buy that would make it wireless and to use a wireless keyboard I have a Linky g router
 
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What operating system are you running on it?

A Bluetooth dongle like this one:

https://www.amazon.com/Medialink-Blu.../dp/B004LNXO28

may do what you want. It plugs into a USB port and allows Bluetooth keyboards, mice, etc, to work wirelessly over short distances.

But you have make sure the dongle will work with the OS you are running.

[edit:] And also that it is compatible with your older USB ports. That's probably less of an issue than the OS
 
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and to use a wireless keyboard
Wireless key boards come with a USB receiver. Logitech KBs come with what they call a unified receiver that works with both the KB and the mouse if both are Logitech. You can get USB Wifi plug in adapters. Example: https://www.netgear.com/home/product...etgear_organic
 
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The bluetooth will work for the keyboard & mouse, but if you also want the machine itself to be wireless you'll need a wifi adapter.

Here's the one I use. Works great.
https://www.amazon.com/Adapter-Wirel.../dp/B019SRBUNG
 
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I am running windows vista
 
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This is from the page Rick referenced above in post #4. You can see Vista is supported. So you should be OK.

Support Operation System:Window 2000/XP/Vista/WinCE/Win7/Win8/Win8.1/Win10/Mac OS10.6-10.12/Linux
 
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