There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Again, a word of advice: Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. I expected to find that the Linksys software had over-ridden the built in Windows network manager with its own proprietary network management tool, as some reviewers have described, but this was not the case. This card detected both of the wireless routers and asked which one I would like to link up to. Thirty seconds after I inserted the CD on request, I was finished and advised of wireless networks available via a balloon pop-up out of the tray. But with using Windows XP network manager it works perfectly.

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One last piece of advice, if you run into a problem when doing your install, only call Linksys as a last, desperate resort. I don’t think I’ve seen anyone write up the solution I found, so Emp54gs going to give it a try here, hopefully it’ll help reduce stress wmo54gs at least a few other users This is exactly what had occurred when I had installed wp54gs Linksys PCMIA card in that old notebook, making the set up somewhat problematic and time consuming while I had to play with its unfamiliar settings.

Windows 7 linksts the card and the card recognized my router and the two made the connection easily. Do NOT interrupt the installation program, even if it seems to hang before completing. I powered the computer back on, booted up, and held my breath, hoping it would work, but also kind of expecting it to give me a problem of the kind described by other reviewers. And yes, I realize that is probably some kind of user error or settings error that I just couldn’t figure out.


Once we got the channels synced up, both PCI cards synced up right away I then tested the speed and reliability of the connection at the Charter testing site with the following results: There is a Windows XP update to add this capability to the operating system, which you’ll need to install.

But before doing anything else I simply put in my key once more and tried again. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I don’t care that there are numerous dire warnings in the instructions and packaging that the software should be installed first.

I installed it on a relatively new 6 months old Dell XP desktop. Signal strength is better than my laptop.

I don’t recommend using the Windows network wizard, or whatever the thing is called. Since I was closer to the Airport I chose that one, clicked on it, and I was up and running in seconds. I had a PC hardwired to linksyw router to do this – that’s a good idea if you’re having RF problems as I was.

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It is the same model except it has been updated. I wish I read the reviews before my friend purchased it. This page works best with JavaScript. I believe wirelezs any sort of RF problem might cause a similar symptom I see no issues with the card for installation in a Windows 7 box, no issues for speed, no issues for reliability.

In general, this is a great card in so many ways. The included wired equivalent protection WEP is an outdated protocol within the As a result, the card gets all 5 stars. I could just not get connected with MAC address filtering using xxp Linksys software.


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The card is labeled as version 4. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. It showed a strong signal and the funny thing is that for the few minutes that the Linksys card was connected it was reading a weak signal from 5 feet away from the router.

It took hours to install. I haven’t tried downloading any large files or watching streaming video, so I can’t determine yet how that will go, but by and wirelfss, I am very satisfied with this card giving me internet access on this old PC without having to try to drop ethernet cable down two floors. In any event, when the computer booted the Windows network manager appeared on screen, which was a very pleasant surprise.

I ultimately decided to follow the Linksys instructions, and I’m very glad that I linksyz. Linksys gets high grades from me for its hardware, but an “F” for tech support.

I’d decided that if I didn’t get it all working today, it was all going to get boxed up and sent back tomorrow! Cd drivers worked excellent with no problems, windows 7 later suggested I install the newest drivers and they worked flawlessly as well.