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Ethernet to USB Adapter


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#1 Nate C.

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 08:56 PM

Hi all, I have a laptop with no ethernet port. On e-Bay I find many adapters titled "USB to ethernet" but only one used one titled "ethernet to USB". I need to access the web from our home router which is supplied through ethernet cables. The two types I find seem different but I'd really appreciate clarification since I can't see a reason to go from USB to ethernet. Seems backward.

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 11:05 PM

Like the description says.

Networking Made Simple
Easily connect your computer, game console, DVR, or other device to a wired network with the USB Ethernet Adapter. Small and light, it connects to the USB port of your device and provides an Ethernet jack to connect to your network.

Something like this: LINKSYS USB300M 10/ 100Mbps USB Ethernet Adapter 1 x RJ45

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 11:52 PM

Thanks, I got it now. You've saved me a mistake.

Again thanks, Kris

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Posted 13 November 2010 - 12:20 PM

You're quite welcome. :thumbup2:

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