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Turn wireless G USB network adapter into wi-fi hotspot

by CrimsonSoulZ / November 2, 2012 4:33 PM PDT

so a friend of mine is having trouble setting up her router and I thought a usb adapter would be a better and easier solution to getting Wi-Fi in her apartment. I realized I had an old Linksys compact wireless G usb adapter, I was wondering if there was a way to convert it into a usb wi-fi enabler so I can use the computer's wired connection as a wireless signal for other devices to connect to (ps3, cell, 3ds). the model number of the Linksys wireless adapter is: WUDB54GC version 3.0. she is running under vista while I'm on windows 7. I don't have drivers for the linkysys adapter (I use a wired conenction so I have no need for it, also have built in wifi).

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Yes. Here's the software I've used. Link follows.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 2, 2012 5:09 PM PDT
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by CrimsonSoulZ / November 3, 2012 7:25 AM PDT

Thanks, does this work on Vista?

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You may have to tinker with ICS.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 3, 2012 7:36 AM PDT
In reply to: thanks!

That's in Vista but for many reasons I only note it and don't use it.

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