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Wireless/RJ45 combo

by gtifeld / September 18, 2005 1:51 PM PDT

Hi everyone,

I looked and looked and haven't seen this addressed anywhere else, so thought I'd ask...

I have seen many USB ethernet (RJ45) adapters for connecting to the internet on the fly. I also know there are USB Wireless adapters as well. My question is: Is there such a thing as a single adapter for BOTH wireless and RJ45 connections in one? I have a friend with a laptop where the PCMCIA slot and built in LAN port have been damaged. As an alternative to having the system board replaced (laptop is about 2 years old and no longer covered), I was looking into the USB adapters solution. But I was wondering if there was single device for this as opposed to 2 separate adapters. I haven't been able to find any online. Anybody know?

Thanks in advance.

Regards,

--- Gary

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