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#1 dobber1978

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 11:25 AM

Does anybody have a wireless card suggestions for an older Dell Laptop that is currently running 98.

It's a P3, don't have the machine in front of me so I don't know the specs, most cards I have seen say they are compatible for XP but nothing before.

Guess my only other option is to load this machine with a Unix OS and get a card that's compatible with Unix.

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 12:08 PM

98 or 98SE
Any card using the Orinoco chipset should work or
16 bit pcmcia wireless network cards

I just found and old Netgear in my drawer that used to work with an old Thinkpad that I upgraded to W2k
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Posted 08 May 2009 - 08:14 PM

If you are looking for a PCMCIA type card (not USB),
this is the one I have. Box claims Win 98 support, but
I can not confirm it. It does work great with Linux.
Buffalo WLI2-CB-G54L
http://www.oninocomputing.co.uk/wireless_a..._802_11g_b.html

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