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Have a new desk top bought the wireless-g usb adapter wg111 to pick up my netgear range max wireless router wpn824v3. After installing the wireless-G picked up internet once but after the system was shut down and restarted could not pick up the router again, also only was able to pick up only two bars, I read that Wireless-G was compat. with the wpn824v3, the new desk top is running with the new windows 7. How can I get more bars. Could I upgrade the usb adapter? and to which one? would the wireless-N 300 or rangemax adapters be better

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I have the WPN824v3 and it can be balky finding and connecting to a network sometimes. It works best (and gets the best range) using the Netgear RangeMax Wireless USB 2.0 adapter (WPN111). The router and this adapter are (according to Netgear) specifically designed to work with each other, thereby maximizing both the range and the speed of the router.

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