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What is a USB wireless network adapter?

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A USB wireless network adapter is a device that allows you to connect to a wireless network as is connected to a computer via a USB port.

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There are many online shops that sell wireless USB network adapter. Amazon.com is one of online shop that sells wireless USB network adapter with any kind of models. You can visit www.amazon.com


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Yes, it can. But you have to get a wireless adapter which can be either PCI, PCIe or USB.


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for any wireless network work you need the following two things working in conjunction with eachother:1: a wireless signal (from your own wireless router, or one you "steal" from a neighbor)2: a wireless receiver (built-in, usb adapter, etc)so yes you can use the usb to get on the net, but only with a signal, probably from your own wireless router.



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A Belkin 54g wireless USB network adapter price starts from å£11 for brand new. They are rear these days but can be purchased from Amazon, PC world, Currys, eBay, to name a few.


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