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Asus WL-167g

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Asus WL-167g

The WL-167g is a USB Wi-Fi adapter from Asus that works with wireless networks using the 802.11g networking standard. This “key-type” wireless adapter is also backwards compatible with 802.11b networks. Compact and thumb-sized, the WL-167g measures in at approximately 0.9 x 0.4 x 3.0 inches (W x H x L) and weighs 1.4 ounces. It is compatible with desktop and notebook computers with a USB 2.0 or 1.1 port and running on the following operating systems: Microsoft’s Windows 98 SE, Windows…

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Asus WL-167g

The WL-167g is a USB Wi-Fi adapter from Asus that works with wireless networks using the 802.11g networking standard. This “key-type” wireless adapter is also backwards compatible with 802.11b networks. Compact and thumb-sized, the WL-167g measures in at approximately 0.9 x 0.4 x 3.0 inches (W x H x L) and weighs 1.4 ounces. It is compatible with desktop and notebook computers with a USB 2.0 or 1.1 port and running on the following operating systems: Microsoft’s Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows 2000 and Windows XP as well as Linux Redhat version 7.1 or later. On Windows XP, the WL-167g provides native support for built-in wireless networking utilities such as Media Sense and Zeroconfig.

The Asus WL-167g is compatible with the 802.11g wireless networking standard which offers wireless speeds of up to 54 Mbps. 802.11g networks are up to 5 times faster than older 802.11b networks. When used on 802.11b networks, wireless speeds are limited to a maximum of 11 Mbps. The WL-167g claims a best-in-class wireless reception at 130 feet indoors and up to 1,000 feet outdoors (Line-of-Sight).

In addition to its use as a wireless client, the WL-167g can also be used to make the user’s computer a wireless Access Point with its support for software AP with NAT and WDS.

For wireless communications security, the WL-167g offers support for 64 bit and 128 bit WEP encryption as well as Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) encryption.

The WL-167g offers several utilities and functions that make managing wireless networks easier. These include auto-switching between multiple profiles, online troubleshooting of settings, site survey and a mobile control center and manager.

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