I have to plug in to my desktop also i use extension usb cable for bring it out to the front but signal strength is showing as fair eve my router is only 50 ft from pc so i din't like performance
I did a little research before buying a new wireless adapter, and this one was top rated on many sites. The setup was super easy; the signal & speed are great. I'm very happy with this purchase : )
I was using a Netgear adapter and was having some problems getting and staying connected, I was connected in a couple of seconds after installing the software and plugging in the USB. Happy with it so far!
Provide wireless-N capability to your Windows desktop computers and laptops
Enjoy the flexibility of selectable dual-band wireless-N—connect to either a 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz wireless network
Set up your Adapter in a few easy steps using included Cisco Connect software
Use the included USB extension cable and Adapter base to place your Adapter in a convenient location and improve wireless connectivity—ideal for hard-to-reach USB ports
Avoid wireless freeloaders and Internet threats using customizable security settings, including WPA/WPA2 Personal and WPA/WPA2 Enterprise
Meet the Linksys AE1000
Wirelessly connect your Windows laptop or desktop computer with the incredible performance of wireless-N. The Linksys AE1000 High-Performance Wireless-N Adapter plugs into your PC's USB port, and included Cisco Connect software provides a step-by-step setup wizard that will have your computer connected wirelessly in minutes. Industrial-strength encryption helps keep your communications and information private. Easily upgrade your PCs and wired devices with this High Performance Wireless-N USB Adapter.
The AE1000's wireless-N dual-band capability offers the flexibility to connect your wired devices wirelessly in either the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz radio bands. The Adapter comes with a USB extension cable and base, allowing you to place your Adapter in a convenient location and to improve wireless connectivity, making it ideal for hard-to-reach USB ports. The Linksys AE1000 also works with wireless-G, -B and -A networks.
Quick to Install
Set up your Adapter in a few simple steps. Just insert the included Cisco Connect software CD; a step-by-step setup wizard makes it easy to get connected and to configure to your network's settings. Soon you'll be sharing your home's Internet connection with your family's other computers and devices and experiencing the incredible performance of Wireless-N.
Connect to Linksys and other wireless routers using advanced WPA/WPA2 wireless security that helps protect your data and privacy.