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    Got issues with slow speeds using the existing b/g card in our netbooks, is changing the mini pci-e card to an n version possible/worth while or would just getting a usb micro wifi adaptor be just the simplest option?

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    I've had one of these for a few years now: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Edimax-EW-78...+wi-fi+card%5D
    It's been a lifesaver at times and for less than 10 is well worth the pennies, and there are cheaper ones out there as well!
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    Yes thats one I have looked at and I am waiting for it to arrive to do some testing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechSupp View Post
    Got issues with slow speeds using the existing b/g card in our netbooks, is changing the mini pci-e card to an n version possible/worth while or would just getting a usb micro wifi adaptor be just the simplest option?
    Simplest, and they work well, but I can't help thinking that there's lot of potential for them to get detached from the machine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    I've had one of these for a few years now: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Edimax-EW-78...+wi-fi+card%5D
    It's been a lifesaver at times and for less than 10 is well worth the pennies, and there are cheaper ones out there as well!
    Looking to get one with the same chipset for testing after finding the Realtek chipset so far out performs others I have tried.

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