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How do i have a usb port run a high speed device

I am trying to set up a home wireless network but my laptop is telling me the usb port is not high-speed but the adapter is high speed also my laptop is telling me a network cable is unplugged it is a compaq presario 700 laptop and the pc card slot is no good so i have a usb adapter to connect to my desktop computer which has a wireless router

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    please explain what modem who internet is there any softwrae and does the usb port work

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The USB port in your computer is not the new high-speed USB 2.0 version, and when you plug a USB 2.0 device in you will get that message. Most USB devices will still work but not give best performance. Just close the message window.

The network cable unplugged message can be disabled through the network settings. Normally Windows is set to display that message when there is no network cable connected. You can just ignore the message.

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That message means that your USB is version 1.0, but your usb stick is 2.0. Dont worry 2.0 is also working with 1.0, but usb speed is just slower that shows up with memory stick or camera if you try copy files by usb but for wifi its not so bad problem. That second message means, that your network cable is unplugged from route, but you dont need that, if you use wireless.

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go to my computer right clik it then select properties.
then go to device manager go to network adapters.
in there u see device or devices right clik on them and enable all one bye one .
thats it
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