Category: Networks and Modems
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1.2 MB
Operating System: Win 95, Win 98, Win ME, Win NT, Win 2000, Win XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 15 Aug 2006
2Wire Gateway USB offers high speed 812.11g and 802.11b networking to both notebook and desktop computer users. This model is able to inter-operate with a wide range of wireless 2Wire gateways as well as both 802.11g and 802.11b products. The dimension of the 2Wire gateway USB is 2.25 inches by 3.0 inches by 0.5 inches, while its weight is approximately 50 grams. With the 2Wire Gateway USB it is not a must for users to install the wireless network adapter from the desktop. Users can simply use the cable supplied and plug the device to the computer's USB port. Once the device is plugged, run the setup CD and follow the easy steps. To provide notebooks and PC users with high data transfer speeds, the USB device utilizes advanced silicon-chip technology. With this technology the 2Wire Gateway USB adapter is able to transfer data at speeds of up to 54 Mbps.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Using the new wireless client manager utility, the 2Wire Gateway USN device can automatically detect and display all the available gateways, point that have wireless access and router networks. Users are also prompted to login via the Wireless Equivalent Privacy (WEP) or using the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA). It is also able to create detailed profiles with connectivity network. The device provides users with advanced security features with its use of the advanced WI-FI security authentication like WEP and WPA support. 2Wire Gateway USB adapter is WI-FI specialized for the 54 Mbps, WPA and 2.4 GHz at 11 Mbps. To use the device efficiently the system must have a processor with speeds of 300MHz or more, 256 MB of RAM or more and a hard disk capacity of 60 MB. To make sure the device does not conflict with other installed devices, the updated driver for the device should be installed. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 2Wire Gateway USB errors before installing any driver updates.