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I have an encore wireless USB adapter that won't work.

I have a new e-machine W3611 and bought the Encore 801.11 USB adapter and when I try to connect I get a message that my computer radio is "turned off" Linksys support says hit the Fn and F2 buttons, but I don't have a Fn button. Gateway/ eMachines say they can't help since I have a non-Gateway wireless adapter. The link they gave for Encore somehow led me to you.

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Re: I have an encore wireless USB adapter that won't...

Hi did the usb adaptor come with software or not also have you tried letting you computer scan for hardware devices.
As its usb it should be plug and play
Is the adaptor for sending data from things like phone etc via bluetooth they are usuall plug and play and reqiure no setup try reinstalling software and if still dont work try scanning for hardware devices and then let it search for the software for you.
Let me know how you get on ok

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