I had to uninstall and reinstall the drivers in order to get XP to recognize the adapter again. The WG is a simple and secure way to share a broadband Internet connection. Windows XP users should also tread carefully. It must be my room. The adapter continually causes hard freezes of my PC while it is in use.
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I gave in and used the Netgear connection utility. I had to uninstall and reinstall the drivers in order to get XP to recognize the adapter again.
First of all, I am editing this review.
I have a friend with similar issues and an even better computer. It must be my room. I’m a professional software tester, and this would not have made it past my desk.
Unfortunately, Amazon does not let me edit my rating. The WG is Standard If I could I would give it 2 stars at best. I say most of the time because at ntgear netgear wg111 usb wireless adapter a day it’ll drop the wireless connection for a few seconds.
In one night my computer froze twice while playing Star Wars Battlefront II online, and it has frozen two other times while viewing websites since then.
Did not work on Windows XP J. Following the initial installation, my computer would adapetr every time I inserted the adapter, requiring a reboot. Following this string of failures, I have no intention of further troubleshooting and potentially jeopardizing my Windows XP installation with this unstable product. I’d take this thing back to the store and get a different model, but the store has a policy against returning opened hardware for anything but a 1 to 1 replacement.
Netgear wg111 usb wireless adapter, I had some issues with the v2 model and using different profiles on XP using the Windows connection wizard. That’s 4 hard freezes in 5 days of ownership.
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Check more user reviews here! I’d buy another one if I needed it. And so I was never able to launch this product to the point where I could even attempt an Internet connection. Very easy to install.
Windows XP users should also tread carefully. Paul, MN July 31, Connects well and holds on to weak signals, but I was optimistic that this wireless adapter would work my well-patched and reliable Windows XP Pro desktop, and so I bought it to connect with my new Udb FiOS router.
netgear wg111 usb wireless adapter The adapter continually causes hard freezes of my PC while it is in use. When I would 1 log in to one profile, 2 install the drivers, 3 use the adapter with the Wg1111 connection utility, 4 log out, 5 log in as another user, 6 log out the second user, and 7 use the adapter with Windows XP connection utility, then 8 XP would no longer recognize the adapter when I unplugged it and plugged it back in on either profile.
Have had no problems since installation. User reviews netgear wg111 usb wireless adapter www.
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The WG is a simple and secure way to share a broadband Internet connection. Regrettably, I didn’t read the wjreless beforehand. My PC isn’t the issue here, as it has never crashed or frozen in 4 years.