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I bougth a router for my comp. it is a window vista seems to be fine when i loaded it. then i bougth a usb adapter with speed booster-g. now do i put this one in my sons comp. and what is the cable that came with it for? where do I put it and also my sons comp. is window xp.the usb i bougth says it also works on windows xp.Do i disconnect the phoneline from my sons comp. The reason I'm asking these dumb questons is because the frist one i bougth wouldn't load. sorry. janell

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If it's a USB adapter, the cable is just a USB extension cable, so that you can move the adapter around for best signal strength without having to move the whole computer.

Remove the phone line, because he no longer needs it to connect to the internet.

Just let Windows load the drivers it needs for the adapter (use the CD that came with it if the computer asks for it).

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