If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Use , you can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment. Cons – Doesn’t give you full Wireless N capabilities only 2. You are logged in as. Unfortunately, many high expectations based upon the wireless N standard will leave a lot of people disappointed. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: So if you’re not techy, this can be a drag. At home, you can surf the web or use instant messaging to chat with friends while sitting out on the patio.

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I’m going to discuss Windows XP and Windoww separately, since I bought the card a long time ago and have used it on both. Unfortunately, many high expectations based upon the wireless N standard will leave a lot of people disappointed.

Select type of offense: Bottom line, there seems to be a lot of people clinging to XP. However, the improved range of the wireless N standard as compared to wireless G just never materialized.

My Wireless G router is in the basement and I started working on the second floor but kept losing the signal. There’s nothing wrong with that, just be aware that there are several limits in this card.

Vista doesn’t like the install and tells you that there are compatability issues see some of linkys other reviews and stops the install.


Login or create an account to post a review. In the end, the GUI configuration tool is very limited in explicitly give you the information you need to know whether you are getting a faster connection with this device. Your wireless connection is protected by industrial-strength bit encryption.

Click here to review our site terms of use. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! All of those required multiple reinstalls and driver downloads. I ordered one of these adapters and followed the directions.

Vista took one look at them, turned up its nose and stated that the installed drivers were newer and won’t even consider using the ones you downloaded.

By the way, while I was downloading the drivers, Vista used my old settings and connected to my network, without my looking.

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Second, the firmware AND software for this product initially were each very buggy. With Wireless-N, the farther away you are, the more speed advantage you get. In fact, I have had this card for more than 2 years, which tells you just how long ago that was.

Don’t follow the directions, just plug the thing lihksys and let Vista find the right drivers.

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Flaming or offending other users. Still, I can say without a doubt, that when I needed to add another wireless connection to my Vista Ultimate box, this guy worked much better. Advertisements linskys commercial links. So Windoes downloaded the latest Vista drivers from Linksys and tried using those.


Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. I first installed this product on Windows Vista and have tested it on some boxes.

The wireless security support of WPA2 is nice, and most legacy cards don’t have that. It works great with standard Wireless-G and -B equipment, but when both ends of the wireless link are Wireless-N, the throughput can be increased even more by using twice as much radio band, yielding speeds up to 12 times as fast as standard Wireless-G.

Cons – Doesn’t give you full Wireless N capabilities only 2. It gives you stronger encryption bit. Click here to get more information about this product! I like Cisco products, and have been using Linksys equipment for years. I write this review to answer the question that I had before buying this network adaptor. I now have to install the This package supports the following driver models: