I write this review to answer the question that I had before buying this network adaptor. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. In fact, I have had this card for more than 2 years, which tells you just how long ago that was. It took about 3 minutes and I was on line. This card might be worth looking into if you can get it on sale and need an extra one for an older laptop.

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Once you’re connected, you can keep in touch with your e-mail, access the Internet, and share files and other resources such as printers and network storage with other computers on the network, wherever you wander.

Your wireless connection is protected by industrial-strength bit encryption. Second, the firmware AND software for this product initially were each very buggy.

Linksys Wireless-N WPCN Notebook Adapter

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. First and foremost, this card was created when the Wireless-N standard was still in draft form. I’m going to discuss Windows XP and Vista separately, since I bought the card a long time ago and have used it on both.

At home, you can surf the web or use instant messaging to chat with friends while sitting out on the patio. Vista took one look at them, turned up its nose and stated that the installed drivers were newer and won’t even consider using the ones you downloaded. Check more user reviews here!


This limitation was not clear to me. Unlike ordinary wireless networking technologies that are confused by signal reflections, MIMO actually uses these reflections to increase the range and reduce “dead spots” in the wireless coverage area. So if you’re not techy, this can be a drag.

Vista doesn’t like the install and tells you that there are compatability issues see wlc300n of my other reviews and stops the install. That’s because this is still a 2. If you are a Windows Vista user, only get this if you need a spare card for backup machines or multi-card setups. In the end, the GUI configuration tool is very limited in explicitly give you the information you need to know whether you are getting a faster connection with this device.

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I use an Apple Airport Extreme If you’re one of those, plan on downloading and updating your driver software and firmware before even testing this card. Select type of offense: If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Use wpc00n, you can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment.

Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. My understanding is that Advertisements or commercial links. It works great with standard Wireless-G and -B equipment, but when both ends of the wireless link are Wireless-N, the throughput can be increased even more by using twice as much radio band, yielding speeds up to 12 times as fast as standard Wireless-G.


So I downloaded the latest Vista drivers from Linksys and tried using those. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content.

My Wireless G router is in the basement and I started working on wpc3000n second floor but kept losing the signal. The included Setup Wizard will walk you through configuring the adapter to your network’s settings, step by step.

You are logged in as. But this only really works if your access point is configured that way too.

Linksys Wireless-N Notebook Adapter WPC300N Free Driver Download

There’s nothing wrong with that, just be aware that there are several limits in this card. I like Cisco products, and have been using Linksys equipment for years. In fact, I have had this card for more than 2 years, which tells you just how long ago that was. With Wireless-N, the farther away you are, the more speed advantage you get. I unplugged the hard line and have not experienced any issues.