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    Which wireless dongle

    This is a discussion on Which wireless dongle within the Wireless / Adapters forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; My daughter is joining Sky shortly. She needs a wireless dongle for her desktop pc, which is about 4 years ...

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      Which wireless dongle

      My daughter is joining Sky shortly. She needs a wireless dongle for her desktop pc, which is about 4 years old, running XP sp3.

      I've seen this - on Amazon at a decent price -

      Edimax Ew-7711utn 11n 150Mbps Mini-size Usb Adapter

      There are a couple of negative comments about it not working with Sky, but I'm guessing they are by people who have made setup errors.

      Anyone here know if the dongle does work okay with Sky?


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      Re: Which wireless dongle

      If it is going to be used on a Desktop you would be better with a high gain one that can be extended, such as this - Edimax EW-7711UAN 11n 150mbs Wireless High Gain USB Adapter: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories My granddaughter used one of these before she changed to a laptop and was very pleased with it. She does not have Sky, however I don't see why there should be a problem. The supplied software id flakey, so you should use the Windows manager.

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      http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html/ TCPOptimiser /Test Socket

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      Re: Which wireless dongle

      Thanks for the info. I've passed it on.

     

     

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