Draft N Wireless Card and Netgear Modem Router

  Mad Mick 19:18 29 Feb 2008
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I am purchasing a Dell Inspiron laptop which has a draft N wireless card. The modem/router I have at present is a Netgear 834G v3. Will I be able to use the new laptop wirelessly with the present modem/router? I realise that I may have a drop in quality but I have spent most of my funds on the laptop and can't afford to replace the modem/router for a few months yet.

If I can't use it wirelessly I will connect with an ethernet cable. Any advice would be appreciated.

  Kemistri 02:02 01 Mar 2008

Yes.

Just configure the adapter's driver to run in 802.11g and you'll be fine. You may not even need to adjust it.

  Mad Mick 17:28 01 Mar 2008

Thank you Kemistri. Sorry it took so long to reply but I have had a Mother's Day party to organise on behalf of my grandchildren. Once again thanks for taking the time to respond.

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