Although seemed that it was ready use, wireless security protocols have changed in the ten years since its production. Customers also viewed these items. But at that point I was thinking, oh oh, here’s a problem. I ultimately decided to follow the Linksys instructions, and I’m very glad that I did. Signal strength has also fluctuated between “low,” “good,” and “very good.

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You would expect that if the card and router were on different channels especially wiireless far apart as 6 and 11that the network would not be visible from the cards, but that’s not the case!

Sure I installed it on a desktop that isn’t going anywhere, but hey – one less wire under my feet I shut down the computer, unplugged it and quickly installed the card into one of the available PCI slots. Do NOT interrupt the installation program, even if it seems to hang before completing. I cannot explain the problems that so many have lniksys of in their reviews, wm5p4gs I suspect that they themselves MAY have been the cause of the problems.

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It took two attempts before the card was able to connect to the network. The first one is a version 1. Please try again later.

I powered the computer back on, booted up, and held my breath, hoping it would work, but also kind of expecting it to give me a problem of the kind described by other reviewers.


Wirelses Linksys network management software overrides and disables the Windows network manager. When it immediately connected to my network and the signal strength remained within an acceptable range, I decided that the Linksys WMP54G Wireless-G card might just be the answer for the desktop.

WPA was not available as a selection witeless the wirless network setup. Once I got all the channels synced up, it was fine. As a result, the card gets all 5 stars.

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One last piece of advice, if you run into a problem when doing your install, only call Linksys as a last, desperate resort. I don’t recommend using the Windows network wizard, or whatever the thing is called. In any event, when the computer booted the Windows network manager appeared on screen, which was a very pleasant surprise.

There was a problem loading comments right now. Finally the install completed and you were instructed to shut off your computer and install the card, setup would continue after you restarted.

I would enable, disable MAC filtering on my wireless modem, restart the modem, restart the computer, enable, disable, try again, different combinations etc. Add to Wish List.

Now if I could just get my stupid Dell to find and share my printer with my Mac Learn more about Amazon Prime. I left the card installed, then uninstalled the Linksys software, then windows found new hardware on a reboot, then I put the linksys disc in my drive and windows picked up the hardware driver off of the disc without installing the Linksys network management software.


I had a PC hardwired to the router to do this – that’s a good idea if you’re having RF problems as I was. Some posters stated that this is actually the solution that Linksys Tech Support staff offered when called about installation problems. It’s all working reliably now. So Lihksys took the notebook to the exact location in the basement where wirekess desktop was going to be placed and turned it on.

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Linksys WMP54G Wireless-G PCI Adapter Driver for Windows XP

You got a quick flash and no software ran using XP. In this configuration, the network Lonksys was visible to the client systems, but would NOT connect – at least not usually – they actually connected once or twice briefly with the channels mismatched, but with everything in close proximity.

Everything worked fine with encryption turned off. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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