Ok this is the basics my wireless broadband internet works however each time i turn my computer on it can take up to a min and half to connect because it searches through the channels in numerical order.
My connection is on channel 11 so it occurs to me if i can somehow make it channel 1 the connection will be alot quicker.
It is usually preferable to use no 3rd-party software, something that many of us have said in many threads in this section. When any product manual tells you to use a particular piece of software, question why. It is not always necessary.
<<< I don't like microsoft very much so when i get the opportunity to use a 3rd parties software i tend to. However i will try using Microsoft if all else fails >>>
I have three Belkin adapters - PCI, PCMCIA & USB - and a Linksys USB adapter. Each has completely different Wireless software and by using Windows' built-in Wireless Networking software, I can have the same interface for all. Quite honestly, the Windows software is the best of the lot!