wireless adapter

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by randmdavis, Jan 14, 2007.

  1. randmdavis

    randmdavis OSNN Junior Addict

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    will any wireless adapter work with any router such as compaq wireless adapter with a D-link router?

    james
     
  2. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    Generally yes as long as they support the same wireless standard. B is the old one, G is the current and a lot of people have "sorta N". The N's will not work across brands because they are not to a released standard.

    Forget B it is out of date, too slow and too unsecure.

    Go for a G and anything will work together and with the older B's, but not secure and slower with the B equipemnt.

    N will work with B and G also but you won't get the speed advantage so it's wasted money since G is much cheaper.
     
  3. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Yeah, it will work with any router, on any freguency.
    But as pointed out, speed loss is inevitable if the frequencies are mixed.