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Trying to get 2nd desktop computer to connect to router which is turned on at the main computer terminal. Was told to buy a Linksys USB adapter, which we did. Then a note came on screen saying to stop installation in order to not damage the puter. On the USB adaptor, it said it was for Windows Vista, but the store said it was OK for Windows XP too. What should we do now?

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Just plug it in it will ask for the cd run the cd and you are on | stop the auto install
the browse the cd with the driver install that pops up
go to the drivers folder on the CD

pretty simple

let me know if it works

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