Manufacturer: Actiontec Electronics
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 768 KB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 30 Mar 2008
Actiontec USB 802.11b Wireless Adapter has been designed by Actiontec and is a wireless-G USB adapter that allows the user to access internet reliably. By Utilizing the USB 2.0's power, it is easy to connect at the speed of fifty four Mbps supported by the network. The operating systems that can support Actiontec USB 802.11b Wireless Adapter include Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME and Windows XP. The 64 bit and 128-bit WEB encryption that is high level hardware- based allows the user to have data communication that is secure and that shield one's network from wireless intruders without reducing the performance. Security features such as WPA-PSK, WIFI Protected Access and 802.1x are included in the performance. These are pre-configured to operate with Actiontec wireless products or link to other devices that can support the 802.11b or 802.11 standards.
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
USB 802.11b Wireless Adaptor is small and easily installed which makes it a flexible and simple way of adding wireless networking to any computer. To install Actiontec USB 802.11b Wireless Adaptor, first download its file and then unzip. Connect the wireless adaptor to the PC and then right click on ‚ÄúMy Computer‚Äù then ‚ÄúProperties.‚Äù On the ‚ÄúHardware‚Äù tab, click ‚ÄúDevice Manager.‚Äù Finding the Actiontec USB 802.11b Wireless Adapter on ‚ÄúNet category,‚Äù double click on ‚ÄúDevice‚Äù and then press ‚ÄúReinstall Driver.‚Äù Select ‚ÄúInstall from specific location‚Äù and then check ‚ÄúInclude this location‚Äù followed by a click on ‚ÄúBrowse‚Äù to choose the Actiontecdriver. To continue with the installation, click ‚ÄúNext button‚Äù and then ‚ÄúFinish‚Äù to complete the installation. The Actiontec USB 802.11b Wireless Adapter will now be visible inside the device manager. It is always important to use the latest version of any device to enable the user utilize functions of the adapter easily. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Actiontec USB 802.11b Wireless Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.