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Do I need a wireless network card?

by Jakey11 / December 26, 2012 3:43 AM PST

Hello,

I have installed 98SE on a Compaq Evo N610C which came preinstalled with XP. I can connect to the internet with my BT cable, but I can't use wireless because I don't have the card (I've installed the driver). Can I use wireless without the card? If so, how?


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Good luck.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 26, 2012 3:47 AM PST

While it appears you installed the OS you have to hunt for drivers for said card. To use wireless without the card I've used those GAME BRIDGES (see google.)

Bob

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by Jakey11 / December 26, 2012 3:59 AM PST
In reply to: Good luck.

Google doesn't find what your looking for Bob. Could you not give me the link?

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Example bridge at link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 26, 2012 4:01 AM PST
In reply to: Good luck.
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Here's a USB wireless adapter
by itsdigger / December 26, 2012 4:07 AM PST
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by Jakey11 / December 27, 2012 3:15 AM PST

Thanks guys! I assume it's a simple plug'n'play device?

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Yep
by itsdigger / December 27, 2012 3:21 AM PST
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might have an install disc, say's it works with XP...Digger

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by Jakey11 / December 27, 2012 3:23 AM PST
In reply to: Yep

Cool! Thanks guys, especially you Bob!

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(NT) it works with 98 SE too
by itsdigger / December 27, 2012 4:09 AM PST
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