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Old 09-11-2005, 05:19 PM   #1
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I need to buy a wireless adapter but have never used one before...can you help me find one. I don't want to psend a lot of money, it doesn't need to support high data rates, but I do want tsomething that will last at least 1 yr. Can you guys please help?

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Default Re: Need a wireless adapter...recommendations?

well you would either want a wireless B (11 mbps) or a wireless g (54 mbps). I would reccomend one from dlink, linksys or belkin, those are three of the best
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I've been looking at them and the ones with the USB interface looks like they are pretty easy to use...also how much would one of these cost/where should I buy one (i've been looking at newegg)
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yeah look at newegg. If you are not comfortable with opening up your computer and installing a pci wireless adapter, I would reccomend the usb ones. all you do is plug them in and run the install cd, and you are up and running in less than 3 min.
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Here's an example of what you can use:

LINKSYS WMP54G IEEE 802.11b/g PCI Wireless Adapter up to 54Mbps Data Rates 64/128-Bit WEP
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833124115

My desktop is wired so I'm thinking of buying that model later on to go with my Linksys router.

Here's an example of a USB powered wireless adapter for desktop computers:
LINKSYS WUSB54G IEEE 802.11b/g USB 1.1/2.0 Wireless Adapter up to 54Mbps Data Rates 64/128-Bit WEP
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833124126
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