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Belkin 4-Port Router

We just bought this router. The model # is F5D5231-4. I tried looking through your site for help, but the Belkin router with this same model number is NOT the one I have.
Anyways, the guy at Radioshack said that a Linksys wireless USB adapter would be compatible with the Belkin router. Strangely, or perhaps not so strangely, the computer with the USB is not detecting any wireless connection. I'm thinking that it has to do with the different frequencies. The Linksys USB frequencieas are IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
The Belkin router frequencies are IEEE 802.3 10Base-T Ethernet, IEEE 802.3u 100Base-T Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.3x Flow Control, & ANSI/IEEE 802.3 NWay auto-negotiation.

I do have Ethernet, just so you know. What would you suggest I do?

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This is because that router is a wired router not a wireless router

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