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Do you mean the USB connector for the wireless router won't plug into the PC, or that you're trying to plug some kind of adapter into the router, as it sounds; though you haven't made a complete sentence.

Ask again, in your choice of category between: your exact model of wireless router or your exact model of USB adapter.

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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