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Wireless adaptor for desktop in a wireless city

by lindak / November 19, 2006 8:17 AM PST

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.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2006 8:55 AM PST
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linksys adapter
by nnz1204 / November 21, 2006 9:23 AM PST

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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