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Help. I have a Belkin Wireless G Router safely installed and functioning with a laptop running XP. However, I also have a Belkin Wireless G USB Network adapter that was safely running a desktop with Windows 2000. Printers were unplugged as was the network adaptor in a move round and in an intended attempt to network the printers. This was quickly abandoned but now there is no way the adapter will connect the desktop. It had lost its drivers which I have now reinstalled from the installation cd ie I uninstalled it and reinstalled it. I have set the network profile back up BUT it just says network cable unplugged which of course is rubbish as it is wireless

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Is the wireless network adapter driver installed on your pc? if its properly installed you have to reconfigure the wireless network adapter to your belkin router.
wireless usb adapter should obtain the ip address from your belkin router

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