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However, the improved range of the wireless N standard as compared to wireless G just never materialized.


That's because this is still a 2. Newer wireless N products with 5 GHz capabilities are on the market which give much better range than this. Second, the firmware AND software for this product Linksys WPC300N were each very buggy.

Linksys WPC300N (5051749363715) Wireless Adapter

I first installed this product on Windows Vista and have tested it on some boxes. All of those required multiple Linksys WPC300N and driver downloads.

In the end, the GUI configuration tool is very limited in explicitly give you the information you need to know whether you are getting a faster connection with this device. So if you're not techy, this can be a drag. The wireless security support of WPA2 is nice, and most legacy cards don't have that. It Linksys WPC300N you stronger encryption bit. But this only really works if your access point is configured that way too. Still, I can say without a doubt, that when I needed to add another wireless connection to my Vista Ultimate box, this guy Linksys WPC300N much better.

Bottom line, there seems to be a lot of people clinging to XP. If you're one of those, plan on downloading and Linksys WPC300N your driver software and firmware before even testing this card. If you are a Windows Vista user, only get this if you need Linksys WPC300N spare card for backup machines or multi-card setups. I like Cisco products, and have been using Linksys equipment for years.


I ordered one of these adapters and followed the directions. Don't follow the directions, just plug the thing in and let Vista find the right drivers. Vista doesn't like the install and tells you that there are compatability issues see some of my other reviews and stops the install. So I downloaded the latest Linksys WPC300N drivers from Linksys and tried using those. Both items ship on Linksys WPC300N, which Linksys puts inside of a handy envelope.

Linksys Wireless-N Notebook Adapter WPCN - network adapter Overview - CNET

The envelope's inside flap gets you started with a directive to insert the CD; this step spurs the wizard into action, taking you through the process of installing drivers and the included configuration utility, as well as popping in the adapter. The wizard ends by helping you make your first connection to an available network in your area. From then on, you may use Linksys WPC300N excellent utility to manage the card Linksys WPC300N its connections. In addition to allowing you to store individual profiles for the networks you access most, the utility shows every pertinent detail about the network you're currently connected to, including signal strength, link quality, MAC and IP addresses, and associated security features.

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Linksys asserts that the WPCN is theoretically capable of 12 times the speed and 4 times the range displayed by When it comes to Wi-Fi devices, theory is always different read: The device made its best showing in maximum throughput, managing to earn faster times than those of most pre-N adapters we've tested, including the Belkin Pre-N PC Card. Plug the Wireless-N Notebook Adapter WPCN into your laptop and click Next. Step Linksys WPC300N The Linksys Wireless Network Monitor should automatically appear. Wireless-N PC Adapter.

SKU WPCN User Guide PDF · Downloads / Firmware · Register Product.

Wireless-N PC Adapter. SKU WPCN. Support Toolbox.

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