Summary: I purchased this adapter to use on an older Dell laptop so that my family would have two computers to choose from, we have a newer desktop and thought it would be a waste to get rid of the laptop so we installed this wireless card and set up our wirless home network and it works great, had to call Linksys for support and they walked me thru it, otherwise I would not have figured it out on my own how to connect this card to the network, but overall it is a great product...
Summary: I have the Linksys, AND the trendnet draft N bard; Linksys is PCMIA and the Trendnet is webepresss adapter; they both work very well. The Linksys is a bit larger I have two of them; and they are cheaper than the Webexpress card both ddraft "N"; however, the Linkdyd's GUI is superior; it remembers your pass code, and is more sophisticated than the Express format of the Trendnet adater card which is a PCMIA format card.
Summary: I bought one of these a few years ago and having recently got round to buying an N router, opened the box and plugged it into my laptop replacing its G predecessor (which I completely uninstalled.) I can't get it to work at greater than 54MBps and it keeps seeing the network as a Wireless-G. All my TP-Link adapters work at 150MBps to the N router so why not the Linksys... which says on the box Wireless-N Adapter 4x Range 12X Speed of a normal G adapter. Aye, right.
Works within minutes, much better than Belkin equivalent.
Matthew Wood, Amazon
26 July 2012
Summary: Installation is simple enough that you don't need to look at the instructions. It only took 2 minutes on my stone age laptop so I reckon it'd take about 30 seconds on a modern one. Once installed, you will be able to see all the available wireless networks in the Linsys software immediately and should be able to connect to one.
Summary: Bought to replace Belkin N1 adapter. A bit faster although software does interfer with XP trying to control connections. Work ok on BT and TalkTalk broadband. Can handle switching between them if you are patient.
Summary: This product appeared to be manufactured in 2007; it came with French language only software. Followed all the instructions (I read French) but got repeated error message - the thing never worked. I tried to return the item for exchange or refund but the seller would not respond via email or letter - dead loss and would never buy anything from them again.
Excerpt: Firstly - the basics. The card fits into your PC Card Slot (sometimes referred to as PCMCIA). Most laptops will have at least one of these, and some of the bulkier machines will have 2. This is preferrable to me using this slot as I only have one USB slot on my laptop and that is USB1.0 (not the newer quicker USB2.0). Shape and size The card will "stick out" from the laptop PC slot by about 6cm, meaning it is not too obvious, however I have seen smaller alternatives.