Personally I'd go for a PCMCIA card, more for the physical practicalities
than anything else. I had a USB 802.11g dongle which was great until I
dropped the laptop, it landed on the usb dongle and buggered it. - I'm
hoping my replacement PCMCIA card is better.
That, and I'm hoping I'll not drop my laptop so often. :-)
On 5/11/06, David <david.jamison1 at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Ive acquired a Compaq Presario 700 laptop (This is running FC5) which I
> need a wireless card for.
>> My friends on ebay just-deals ( http://stores.ebay.co.uk/justdeals-uk )
> have a heap of them but Im not sure which is which.
>> The network access point is a Netgear WG 602 v2 which I THINK is 802.11g.
>>> Current offerings are
>> Netgear WG111 802.11g USB Wireless WiFi Network Adapter
> Netgear MA521 802.11b Wireless PCMCIA Laptop PC Card
> NETGEAR WAB501 802.11A & 802.11B Wireless Notebook Card
> Netgear WPN511 RangeMax Wireless 802.11g Notebook Card
>> Am I best going for an 802.11G specific card?
> Any views on the card versus the USB key. The presario is USB1 and I
> have no preference over card or usb as I will not be using any other
> perpherals with the pc
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