Benq AWL400 Wireless USB Stick

  crimbo 17:33 21 Jul 2003
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I have just been reading a magazine review about this product, which is a wireless USB networking card. If i buy two of these, one for laptop, one for main PC, will they act as a wireless crossover cable, so that i'll be able to use the broadband connection on my main PC from the comfort of the sofa? And to set it up, will i need to run the network set-up wizard from within XP, or do they automatically "see" each other?

  crimbo 20:21 21 Jul 2003

Bump for evening shift

  crimbo 22:12 21 Jul 2003

Anybody?

  crimbo 06:59 22 Jul 2003

Guess that's a no then?!

  davidg_richmond 07:02 22 Jul 2003

You will need to make sure that they support 'ad-hoc' networking (basically peer to peer).

  davidg_richmond 07:04 22 Jul 2003

click here

Yes, this supports ad-hoc.

  crimbo 14:30 22 Jul 2003

Thanks for the advice, will i have to run the network setup wizard on both machines, as well as the benq set-up disc?

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