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Where can I purchase software that will work with both Windows and Linux for controlled access to wireless network. Solicit payment via credit card or a special password

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What you are discussing here is called a "WiFi Hotspot" and isn't platform specific for people wishing to connect (so from the point of view of people connecting to your wireless network, it doesn't matter if you're running Windows or Linux).

A quick google search reveals a number of vendors, including http://www.hotspotsystem.com/ who have a variety of types of software for creating wifi hotspots.

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We just got a new computer and reloaded Linksys router, we have an desk top down stairs that we put the Netgear Wireless in one of the ports but will not read it. Prior to reloading Linksys we were able to get wireless from the desk top down stairs but was unsecure line. So we reload Linksys router disk. We also have a wireless lap top and that is fine, it is able to pick up the router. How can we get the desk top down stairs using Negear Wirelss USB 2.0 adapter WPN111 to be read.

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