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Netgear 54Mbps Wireless USB2.0 Adapter

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Stock:
Discontinued!
This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 16002  
Stock code: NET-NET-WG111
Manuf. code: WG111GE
Cust. Rating:   Read reviews.
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Description:

Blazing-fast 54 Mbps Wireless Internet Access with Superior Range NETGEAR's 54 Mbps Wireless USB 2.0 Adapter enables 54 Mbps wireless Internet access to either your desktop or notebook PC. New antenna technology delivers greater range so you can move extended distances without losing your connection. Setup is now made quick and easy with a new Smart Wizard install assistant. High-level WEP encryption shields your network from wireless eavesdroppers without sacrificing performance.
Faster Speeds Features a USB 2.0 interface that is up to 40 times faster than USB 1.1 allowing you to realize full 54 Mbps speed. New antenna technology provides superior range above previous-generation 802.11b adapters.
Total Moblity Supports office roaming for notebook PC users for shared broadband Internet access and resources. Gives you untethered mobility at home, the office, the airport, and other public hotspots. NETGEAR's Wireless LAN Manager lets you create profiles that reflect specific WLAN settings for each place you travel.
Easy The WG111 simply plugs into the external USB port of your PC, eliminating the need to open up your desktop PC. Gain full mobility with your notebook, or place your desktop anywhere in your home, without the need to use unsightly Ethernet cables. 802.11g standard compliance ensures interoperability with existing 802.11b and 802.11g networks. Setup is now made quick and easy with a new Smart Wizard install assistant.
Stylish & Convenient Compact, pocket-sized design can easily be carried anywhere. Included 5-ft (1.52m) USB cable lets you locate your adapter where signal is strongest.

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer netgear
Warranty Type Special Warranty Required
Manufacturer Website http://www.netgear.co.uk/rma_procedure.php
Manufacturer Phone 0870 112 1206
Warranty Start Delay (days) 14

Comments, Questions & Reviews:

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Encryption Part 2 by Auz

Yes it does ! WG111 has:
Choice of WEP (64 or 128 bit), WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK

Question  Encryption by Auz

Apart from WEP, does it have WPA, mixed, etc. ?

Question  router by Netgear 54Mbps W'less USB2.0 Adpter

Hello, can this usb stick be used when the main PC is turned off?

So I wont need a router...my main PC will be able to talk to my laptop via this usb stick??

cheers

Answer by stevenl on Tuesday, July 28, 2009
No, for this USB adapter to function, your PC must remain on.

Question  laptop by Netgear 54Mbps W'less USB2.0 Adpter

Hi, I have my main PC down stairs which is connected by my ethernet broadband cable...but I have just recently purchased a laptop...my question is would I be able to use this usb dongle to receive wireless connection on my laptop??

how reliable is it?

Could I connect my PS3 to the internet with this??

cheers

Answer by stevenl on Monday, July 27, 2009
You would be able to use this adapter with your laptop to connect to a wireless network.

As for the PS3, the PS3 is not compatible with USB wireless adapters.

OK for Vista 64 bit by Andrew Lews

Just in case you're wondering this works fine on my copy of Vista Home Premum 64bit.....for some reason Netgear seem a bit vague about this in their product info!!!!....cheers Andy

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