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Wi-fi Accessability

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#1 robfturner


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Posted 01 December 2005 - 10:22 AM

I've heard that there is a device on the market that plugs into a USB port that will give my HP pavilion laptop wi-fi capabilities. Any thoughts, pro or con, or recommendations?
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Posted 01 December 2005 - 10:52 AM


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Posted 01 December 2005 - 10:52 AM

Yes there are USB wireless NIC. I would recommend a PC-card instead. I never liked USB when a dedicated port could be used.
I look at USB as a Swiss Army knife. You can use a Swiss Army knife to cut a steak but a steak knife will do a better job. If it's all you have I guess it's OK.
That is just my personal opinion.

Here is an example of a USB wireless NIC and a PC Card wireless NIC

Edited by acklan, 01 December 2005 - 10:55 AM.

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