This product uses the draft version of the upcoming In farm country, forget broadband. I did not experience any significant improvement over my built-in wireless on my Dell D laptop. CNET may get a commission from these offers. Click here to get more information about this product!

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The included Setup Wizard will walk you through configuring the adapter to your network’s settings, step by step.

Linksys Wireless-N WPCN Notebook Adapter

Networking by Shara Tibken Oct 22, If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Useyou can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment. In fact, I have had this card for more than 2 years, which tells you just how long ago that was. 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.

From then on, you may use the excellent utility to manage the card and its connections. The wireless security support of WPA2 is nice, and most legacy cards don’t have that. This limitation was not clear to me. So if you’re not techy, this can be a drag.


I unplugged the hard line and have not experienced wireles issues. The Good The WPCN has some good things going for it, including adequate maximum throughput, a painless setup process, clear documentation, an excellent configuration utility, and a long warranty.

First, this card can be configured to achieve greater throughput by setting up multiple data channels. However, the improved range of the wireless N standard as compared to wireless G just never materialized.

Login or create an account to post a review. I write this review to answer the question that I had before buying this network adaptor. Both items ship on CD, which Linksys puts inside of a handy envelope. Keep in mind that to muster their maximum speeds, all of the pre-N adapters we’ve reviewed prior to this Linksys adapter must be used with their corresponding pre-N routers part of the Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s I’m going to discuss Windows XP wirelexs Vista separately, since I bought the card a long time ago and have used it on both.

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Linksys Wireless-N Notebook Adapter WPC300N – network adapter Series

Tested in CNET Labs with the Linksys WRTN routerthe adapter achieved decent maximum throughput but only middling mixed-mode throughput–and its speed at long range was downright disappointing. Advertisements or commercial links. Your message linmsys been reported and will be reviewed by our staff. Once reported, our j will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. If your network is slow or acting weird, it’s possible someone is stealing your signal and maybe more.


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This product uses the draft version of the upcoming By the way, while I was downloading the drivers, Vista used my old settings and connected to my network, without my looking. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. You are logged in as.

My understanding is that Don’t follow the directions, just plug the thing in and let Vista find the right drivers. I now have to install the