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Wireless adaptor for desktop in a wireless city

I recently tried a Linksys USB adaptor w/ my desktop, but it must not have had a long enough range because it could not find the wireless connection that our city has now. What wireless adaptor would you recommend for my desktop that has a significant range so that I can get access from my home?

HP Pavilion a775c
Intel Pentium 4 Processor
512 MB RAM
USB 2.0 and Firewire ports

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The only way to really get more range are at these links.

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linksys adapter

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I use a d-link and it can pick up signals from about 325 feet. if you want the model number, i can get it for you.

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