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Old 14-03-2012, 13:52   #1
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Wireless Adapter: Win 7

Hi

I've just inherited a PC running Win7 from work and want to connect it to my home hub wirelessly.

Just having a browse on Amazon - it seems there's no real consensus on the availability of a plug and play Win7 compatible wireless adapter.

Can anyone recommend one before I spend forever researching this?

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Old 14-03-2012, 14:12   #2
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I bought this one 2 months ago - worked instantly and perfectly !

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Cheers - that's what I wanted to hear
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I haven't found any hardware that has required a driver download in Win7 yet.
I'm not saying there aren't any but the default driver database appears to cover nearly everything.
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i've got that one (or one that looks identical, at least) but i got mine off eBay for about a fiver.

connects to my sky router fine when i plug it in after the pc has booted, but occasionally/quite often have issues with it crashing the whole wi-fi side of the router if left in for w7 to try to connect on booting. (have to reset the router when that happens). seems to be the same issue when using a pcie adapter so i tend towards it being a w7 or router issue, rather than this adapter.
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connects to my sky router fine when i plug it in after the pc has booted, but occasionally/quite often have issues with it crashing the whole wi-fi side of the router if left in for w7 to try to connect on booting. (have to reset the router when that happens). seems to be the same issue when using a pcie adapter so i tend towards it being a w7 or router issue, rather than this adapter.
I have not had a single problem with mine .....
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