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Old 10-21-2009, 07:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, Could anyone advise me on what speed wireless USB adaptor I would need for playing games over the internet?
I have a desktop PC that has no wi-fi but have a router that is & would prefer not to use ethernet cable for it. Ohh and is it safe to bank on-line using wireless?


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Depends upon your router. If it supports N protocol (108) you can get that although your isp speed will determine your online speed as it will be slower than G protocol of 54.

If you will transfer files around computers than the faster N protocol adapter would be nice if your router supports it. If not you will be fine with a G.

As for banking if you use wpa (or preferably wpa2) encryption you will be relatively safe from neighborhood hackers.

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And as its a desktop, try and get one with an actual antenna, so its not smooshed in behind the toewer... it'll ensure proper connections.
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