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Old 09-20-2006, 12:21 PM   #1
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Suggestions for non-pci wireless adapter

I need to get a wireless adapter for a PC that I am building. I don't want to take up a PCI slot, so it has to be USB or ethernet. I was looking into using a second linksys router as a wireless adapter, but I'm not sure if it is possible. Anyone have something like this set up and working?
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Have a look through the HCL and see what USB wireless cards others have had luck with.

As for using a second router as a wireless adapter, yes it is possible. I'm assuming you already have a router in place, in which case you would plug the wireless router into one of the LAN ports on your original router. In general, it will probably work better if you turn off the wireless routers routing functions and let the original router handle the DHCP fucntions.
Old 09-21-2006, 07:40 AM   #3
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I think I am going to get a linksys WUSB54G. It's cheap, has good reviews in the HCL, and is USB.


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