Question about Linksys EtherFast EZXS55W 5x10/100 Mbps Networking Switch
Wireless Ethernet (802.11a or b or g) does not get the bandwidth you would get through a cabled connection. My guess is that you have an 802.11g network card in your computer and 54 Mbps is the top theoretical speed for that type of Wireless adapter. Cabled connections will give you the theoretical throughput of 100 Mbps. Also, since this Linksys device is not a Wireless access point but simply a switch, your computer doesn't actually connect to it. Most likely you are connecting to your cable or DSL modem. Most of these have a wireless radio built in.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Click Download to download the latest driver file.
NOTE: If you are using Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Internet Explorer, you may see a Pop-up blocked message in your browser Information Bar. If so, click the bar and select Temporarily Allow Pop-ups then click Download again.
Click Save when the File Download dialog box appears. In the Save As dialog box, choose a location for the file like the Desktop and click Save. When the download is complete, click Close, if prompted.
Double-click the .zip file and extract its contents to a single folder or to the Desktop. After downloading the drivers then update the drivers. For instructions, follow the steps below.
HOW TO UPDATE DRIVER?
Right-click My Computer then click Properties.
Click the Hardware tab then click Device Manager.
Click Network adapters. A list of network adapters will appear. Right-click Linksys Wireless-B PCI Adapter then click Update Driver.
The Hardware Update Wizard window will immediately appear. Click Install from a list or specific location (Advanced) then click Next.
Click Search for the best driver in these locations. Check Include this location in the search then Browse.
Browse to the location where the driver files were extracted and click the folder. When the folder is selected, click OK.
Click Next to update the drivers of your Linksys Wireless-B PCI network adapter.
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