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CAN NOT FIND SOFTWARE TO INSTALL HARDWARE

Hi Just purchased buffalo wireless-g broadband modem router [model WBMR-54 ] with usb adapter [WLI-U2-KG54]when installing the usb adapter i select install wireless drivers from cd then plug the adapter in to usb port then found new hardware wizard window opens then click next a window opens which says can not install hardware because wizard can not find software needed to install device can you tell me what i am doing wrong THANK YOU

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    im using dwa 132 b1 wireless usb adapter and after i install the usb driver everything i download from the internet became corrupt and i cant installed anything

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Here, read this - you should use an ethernet cable to install the router - it is alot easier but here is the manual that will tell you exactly what to do - http://www.buffalo-technology.com/support/getfile/?WBMR-G54+Manual.pdf

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Things You'll Need
Broadband modem
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Internal or external wireless network adapter
Phillips screwdriver
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  1. Prepare the Network
  • Purchase and setup a wireless broadband router by interfacing it with your wired computer. Choose a router that is compatible with your broadband modem and that supports the wireless network type you desire.
  • Enable WPA or WPA-2 security, and change your router's default password. Give your SSID or wireless network a memorable name.
  • Connect your modem to the WAN (wide area network) port on your router.

  1. Install an Internal Card
  • Purchase a wireless network card that is compatible with the router you purchased and with your computer. For example, if you bought a 802.11 b/g router, do not purchase an 802.11 n adapter.
  • Shut down your computer. Remove all cables and peripheral devices.
  • Remove the left side panel while facing the front of the case. You may need to remove screws or to manipulate latches and notches. Consult your case or computer manufacturer's documentation if you are unsure of how to remove the panel.
  • Clip the metal part of the anti-static wrist bracelet to a metal object, and ******** the bracelet.
  • Locate an available PCI or PCI-Express slot. Unscrew the screw that secures the slot cover that corresponds with the slot, then remove the slot cover.
  • Line up the wireless adapter's pins with the slot. Insert the card until it clicks into place. Do not force the card into the slot, or you may damage the card's connectors. If you feel resistance, remove the card, line up the card with the slot again, and reinsert.
  • Secure the card with the slot cover screw. Reattach the side panel, and replace any screws you removed earlier.
  • Reinsert all cables, and plug in all peripherals. Boot the computer.
  • Allow Windows the opportunity to detect the card. It should automatically install the drivers for the card. If you have updated drivers, insert the disk and install according to on-screen instructions.
  1. Install an External Card
  • Boot up your computer.
  • Insert your external wireless adapter into the appropriate slot. For example, if you purchased a USB slot, insert it into a USB port.
  • Allow Windows the opportunity to detect the card. It should automatically install the drivers for the card. If you have updated drivers, insert the disk and install according to on-screen instructions
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  • Double-click the network icon in the task bar.
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I've had a new laptop but require my security key, model WBMR-G54 to access the security enabled network, from my old laptop.


If you've forgotten the wireless security key you entered when you set up the router you can reset it by connecting to the router directly with an ethernet cable instead of the wi-fi. Plug a cable into the router and then laptop and access the setup page for the router. See the manual (or download one from the buffalo site) for setup instructions.

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Hello I have just the other day purchased a Linsky broadband router(model WRT300N) with it I purchased 2 USB keys model no WUSB54GC-EU,on my seconary pc(next door)I have susessfully installed the software...


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Im a computer dummy ive just bought a wbmr-g54 and i havent a clue what to do


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3.Set up Internet Security, and Firewall.
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I have cable modem along with the Linksys wireless - G Broadband Router. Added another PC to my home. Purchased Linksys compact wireless-G USB adapter. Installation went fine and able to connect to the...


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How to connect wireless router, Netgear WGR614, to my computer?


4 steps to set up your home wireless network
1.
Choose your wireless equipment
The first step is to make sure that you have the equipment you need. As you're looking for products in stores or on the Internet, you might notice that you can choose equipment that supports three different wireless networking technologies: 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g. We recommend 802.11g, because it offers excellent performance and is compatible with almost everything.
Shopping list
• Broadband Internet connection
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Network adapters wirelessly connect your computer to your wireless router. If you have a newer computer you may already have wireless capabilities built in. If this is the case, then you will not need a wireless network adapter. If you need to purchase an adapter for a desktop computer, buy a USB wireless network adapter. If you have a laptop, buy a PC card-based network adapter. Make sure that you have one adapter for every computer on your network.
Note: To make setup easy, choose a network adapter made by the same vendor that made your wireless router. For example, if you find a good price on a Linksys router, choose a Linksys network adapter to go with it. To make shopping even easier, buy a bundle, such as those available from D-Link, Netgear, Linksys, Microsoft, and Buffalo. If you have a desktop computer, make sure that you have an available USB port to plug the wireless network adapter into. If you don't have any open USB ports, buy a hub to add additional ports.
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Since you'll be temporarily disconnected from the Internet, print these instructions before you go any further.
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