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ba2991
8th September 2009, 08:00 PM
Hi all - I have a 2005 emac USB2 and I would like to go on line with it, I contacted Nextbyte and the boy's said get a netgear dongle, can anyone recommend witch one to purchase, I will be looking on eBay for one..
Do they come with the software, drivers
Has to be wireless
Sorry but I know absolutely nothing about wireless stuff..

Thanks in advance

milliedog
8th September 2009, 09:42 PM
Find a real Apple Airport Extreme card (normally ~$50 on eBay). Well worth the money & I guarantee it will work much better than the netgear one.

No drivers are required for this - the Netgear card will work with third party drivers (best avoided).

ba2991
8th September 2009, 09:52 PM
Thanks that sound like a good idea but I haven't a clue how to install it, the netgear is plug and play - I hope

kyncaid
8th September 2009, 10:04 PM
the emac airport card goes in behide the disc plate

eMac: How to Install or Replace an Optional AirPort Card (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2596)

http://km.support.apple.com/library/APPLE/APPLECARE_ALLGEOS/HT2596/HT2596_5.gif

ba2991
8th September 2009, 10:25 PM
Well how easy is that will have to look for a Airport card
Thanks