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Desktop needs wireless upgrade - from wg111

by BoilerHorn / December 27, 2007 4:55 AM PST

As noted in a message about 4 weeks ago, I was getting random BSODs due to driver problems w/ a wg111 wireless USB adapter I am using on my desktop. I have version 2, and am unable to upgrade to the latest drivers, for whatever reason.

The Stop Errors (BSODs) have intermittently persisted, so I am entertaining a change. Less expense is always preferred, but I would trade a couple of bucks for something that works all the time.

Any recommendations? I do not desire to use another USB solution, as I am now a bit shy, given my recent experiences...

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I bought a NO DRIVER solution and was so happy I
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 27, 2007 5:07 AM PST
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Tthanks!
by BoilerHorn / December 27, 2007 5:10 AM PST

Saw that reference in another reply.

Thanks so much, Bob.

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Dumb question about this product...
by BoilerHorn / December 28, 2007 11:07 AM PST
In reply to: Tthanks!

My network setup is quite strange...

Cable Modem -> HW VPN -> Wireless AP -> several PCs

The HW VPN also serves as a DHCP server/router that filters appropriate traffic to my employer and other traffic to the internet. In that end, my IP addresses are not in the 192.168.0.*** range. They might be 192.168.NN.100-115 or something like that. Will be a problem for this product, esp. if I only want to use it as a bridge for my desktop -> wireless (via desktop's NIC).

Thanks

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I think it will be fine.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 28, 2007 12:43 PM PST

The IP range is not set by the 606...

Bob

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Great Help, as always!
by BoilerHorn / January 5, 2008 4:22 AM PST

Bob - mine came in the mail yesterday and took about 5 mins to install as a wireless bridge. It would have taken 2 mins, but I needed to find the IP address of the wgps606 on the web Wink

Thanks again for your help!

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As one owner to another...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 5, 2008 5:45 AM PST
In reply to: Great Help, as always!

All I can write is "Isn't that one cool device?"

I mean, no drivers, just a little crappy on the documentation but I can see why they were returned. I now have 2 of them.

Bob

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Another related question...
by BoilerHorn / July 5, 2008 3:58 AM PDT

Can a low-cost wireless router converted to behave as an AP be used in a similar fashion? I already have one wgps606 and need another, but do not want to spend $80 if I do not have to do so.

Essentially, I would like a wireless solution for another desktop computer that will allow me to use the internal HW NIC and not a USB solution, as I have had troubles w/ USB wireless solutions in the past.

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Fast tip.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 5, 2008 4:04 AM PDT

See post 17 (currently) in our forum sticky.

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