wireless card

  the kopite 04:39 30 Jun 2005
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Hello everyone I am new to networking so this question may sound stupid but having aquired a new computer that came with a thompson speedtouch 530 router and wireless card installed I wish to network do I have to buy the same make of card that is in the pc I have just brought or will any 805 11.b card be ok to fit in the second computer Thank you kopite

  mgmcc 09:22 30 Jun 2005

While using wireless kit from the same stable will obviously minimise the risk of compatibility problems, all 802.11b and 802.11g *should* be compatible.

Connections using an 802.11b WiFi adapter will, of course, only run at 11Mbps compared to 54Mbps with 802.11g

  the kopite 09:26 30 Jun 2005

Thanks mgmcc for your quick response advice noted and taken kopite

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