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Did I buy the right wireless device?

Linksys wusb11 wirless network adapter.
I bought this in hopes of connecting to the internet thru my wireless Linksys router wtg54.
Is what I bought just for computer to computer communication? Should I expect to be able to connect to the internet via my router with this network adapter?
Am I really as dumb as I know I am?
Computer #2 is a Dell dimension v350 350mhz processor, 320mb system memory.

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I have a WUSB11 too.

In reply to: Did I buy the right wireless device?

It's not used as much anymore since it's the older 802.11b speed, but it does work.

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Did it give you a connection to the net?

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I can do everything but connect to the net. It recognizes the access point (router) and I swear I have tried everythingat least 10 times to get a net connection. Even manually configured Ip's-subnet's- gateway's, even followed everything offered at the linksys site and STILL cannot connect to the internet!

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It works on Windows 98se, but not on 98.

In reply to: Did it give you a connection to the net?

Go figure?

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Formatted drive C.....

In reply to: It works on Windows 98se, but not on 98.

got rid of 98 and did a clean install of 98se. I suppose I'll get it all figured out one day!

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More work I fear.

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Microsoft doesn't include motherboard drivers so you must update those yourself. No button (click click) will do this in Windows.

Bob

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It works on Windows 98SE

In reply to: It works on Windows 98se, but not on 98.

Yep, there are driver and other issues between the two releases. Stepping up to Win98SE or higher makes life a bit easier sometimes.

I have one laptop that was running Win98 and it would not work with the wireless system. I up'd to Win98SE and it works with the wireless system. It does not though support fancy things like the higher level of security or MAC addressing or Belkin's Pre-n system.

I purchased the Belkin's Pre-n system and left the Win98SE system on the old Belkin 54g and moved the other laptops to the Pre-n system.

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