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Error when connecting usb wireless adapter

On inserting usb wireless adapter my laptop screen changed to a page telling me there was an error & to remove any hardware~~when I did, all was working fine~~inserted it again~~same thing happened~~I have windows Vista & a Siemens Gigaset SE587 4 port wireless router.

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Hi there, windows vista, as we all know is more focused on to the security... but it becomes very difficult if it detects other devices as an error...

With vista you can try to run the installation CD for the router, so that the vista knows that there is a driver for that router, without that it will not recognize the router and will keep detecting as an error...

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Can not get to wifi


Wi-Fi technology enables wireless Internet and network access through public and private hot spots.


These hot spots are widely located in homes, restaurants, bookstores, coffee shops and other businesses, so you can keep connected wherever you may travel.


To connect to Wi-Fi, you must have an enabled wireless adapter on your computer.


Most modern laptops and many desktops have this adapter built into the system, but many lack such capabilities.


However, a wireless adapter is easily installed via USB, which allows you to connect to available networks through Windows 7.


Enable your wireless adapter. Most laptops have a hot key labeled with a radio antenna.

Hold the "Fn" key and press this key to toggle wireless on or off.


Desktops likely have a physical antenna on the back of your computer that is typically always on. If you don't see such a hot key or antenna, you need to acquire a USB wireless adapter.


Attach the USB wireless adapter to an available USB port on your computer.

Windows 7 will automatically install the necessary drivers for most adapters.


If it does not, insert the CD that came with the USB wireless adapter into your drive and choose to install their drivers.


Restart your computer if you do not see a wireless icon in your Windows 7 notification area.

Click the wireless icon in the Windows 7 notification area and click the network name to which you want to connect.


If this is your home network, the correct network will likely be the one with the strongest signal.


Click "Connect" and enter the wireless security passphrase, if required.

Only secured networks will ask for a passphrase, but some public networks will require browser authentication instead.


Open your browser and navigate to any website.

If the hot spot requires browser authentication, your website request is redirected to an information page.


Follow the instructions on this page to get Wi-Fi.

This may entail clicking "Accept," entering a given password or entering a cell phone number.


After authentication, attempt your website again to verify accessibility.


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2) Plug in and turn on the printer. Then, insert the drivers CD that came with the printer into the CD drive of the computer. If you've misplaced the CD, the drivers can be downloaded from the website of the printer's manufacturer.


3) Configure the network adapter. Once the drivers installation has loaded, select "Using a wireless network" and then select "Next". Usually, there is a User Agreement at this point, to which you will agree and press "Next".


4) Connect the laptop to the printer using a USB cable. Connect one end into the USB port on the back of the printer and the other end to a free USB port on the computer.


5) Finish configuring the network adapter. After connecting the laptop and printer with the USB cable, select "Create or modify the printer's wireless settings" and then click "Next".


6) Connect the printer to a wireless network. The wireless setup utility will automatically open after the adapter has been configured. Find your wireless network in the "Wireless networks found in your area" and select "Next". Then verify this information on the next screen.


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The Linksys AE1000 Wireless USB Adapter helps you connect your computer to a wireless network for quick Internet access. Installing the Linksys AE1000 is fairly easy. Just follow the steps below in setting up the Linksys AE1000 on your computer or laptop.

Minimum system requirements
- A computer with 1 GHz or faster processor.
- 512MB or more RAM.
- An available USB port.

NOTE: The Linksys AE1000 is supported for Windows 7, Vista SP1 and XP SP3 but NOT for Mac.

Step 1:
Insert the Setup CD into your CD-ROM drive.

Step 2:
Click Set up your Linksys Adapter. Proceed to Step 4.

If you do not see this, click Start on your computer and click Computer. Double-click on your CD-ROM drive. Continue to Step 3.

NOTE: For Windows XP, the file may be known as Setup.exe.

Step 3:
Read the License Agreement and click Next.

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Step 4:
Insert the Wireless USB Adapter into a USB port on your computer or laptop.

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Alternatively, you can also use the USB Extension Base to connect the Wireless USB Adapter. Plug the Wireless USB Adapter into the USB Extension Base and connect the Base to a USB port on your computer or laptop.

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Step 5:
If you have an Easy Setup key, select Yes, I have an Easy Setup Key and click Next. Proceed to Step 8.

Otherwise, select No, I don't have an Easy Setup Key and click Next. Proceed to Step 6.

NOTE: For more information on Easy Setup Key, click here.

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Step 6:
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Step 7:
If prompted, enter the wireless password for your network. Proceed to Step 10.

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Step 8:
Follow the on-screen instructions. Click Next once you have completed the on-screen instructions.

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Step 9:
The installation is complete when you see the screen below. Click OK.

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Step 10:
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A. Install the software.

Note: Firewall and anti-spyware need to be disabled. They sometimes treat software installation as a behavior of a spyware and therefore will prevent installation.

Windows XP:

1. Please power on your computer. Allow the operating system to boot up completely and log in as needed.
2. Insert the NETGEAR adapter Resource CD into your CD-ROM drive. The CD main page shown at the right will then load.
3. Click the Install Driver & Utility.
4. Please make sure that you follow the Install Shield Wizard steps. Click Finish when done and turn off your computer.

Windows 2000/ME/Win98SE:

Note: Windows 2000 may require you to be logged on with administrator rights.

1. Please power on your computer. Allow the operating system to boot up completely and log in as needed.
2. Insert the NETGEAR adapter resource CD into your CD-ROM drive. The setup page will then load.
3. Afterwards, click on the Install Driver & Utility link.
4. Make sure to follow the Install Shield Wizard steps, and click Finish when done to restart your computer.

B. Install the adapter.

Windows XP:

1. Please make sure that you shut down the PC first and then remove the power cord.
2. Please insert the NETGEAR adapter into the available expansion slot.

Note: If you have PCI adapter, connect the antenna to the adapter, making sure the antenna is in the upright position.

3. Reconnect the power cord and reboot the computer.
4. When the Found New Hardware Wizard displays, please click on Next and then follow the prompt. If you are prompted with a Windows XP Logo testing message, just click on Continue Anyway.
5. After the installation completes, click Finish to close the wizard.

Windows 2000/ME/Win98SE:

1. Please make sure that you shut down the PC first and then remove the power cord.
2. Insert the NETGEAR adapter into the available expansion slot.

Note: If you have PCI adapter, connect the antenna to the adapter, making sure the antenna is in the upright position.

3. Reconnect the power cord and reboot the computer.
4. On the Found New Hardware Wizard, click on Next, then follow the prompt to proceed.
5. After the installation completes, click Finish to close the wizard. Please make sure that you can see the NETGEAR icon located at the lower right portion of your computer screen.

Note: If Windows displays Digital Signature Not Found warning, click Yes to continue.

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1. Please Double click on the NETGEAR icon on the right lower end portion of your computer.

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2. Click on the Networks tab.
3. Click on the Scan button.
4. Select the Network Name or SSID of your wireless network.
5. Click on the Connect button.
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8. The Network Name (SSID) will be the same with your wireless network.
9. Make sure that the Network Type is set to Access Point (Infrastructure).
10. Select the Security that you are using on your wireless router.
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12. Click on the Apply button.

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