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difference between 802.3b and 802.11b

 
 
Tony Warburton
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      11-25-2004
I have a NetGear 802.11b wireless router but a laptop with a 802.3b card.
Will it work? I try to read the info but everything says I need
compatability accross the network. Is the 802.11b router backward
compatable, albeit a drop in speed, with the 802.3b card?



 
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Jack
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      11-25-2004
Hi
May be this can Help.
Wireless hardware: http://www.ezlan.net/Wireless_Hardware.html
Jack (MVP-Networking).



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> I have a NetGear 802.11b wireless router but a laptop with a 802.3b card.
> Will it work? I try to read the info but everything says I need
> compatability accross the network. Is the 802.11b router backward
> compatable, albeit a drop in speed, with the 802.3b card?
>
>
>



 
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      11-25-2004
"Tony Warburton" wrote:
> I have a NetGear 802.11b wireless router but a laptop with a 802.3b card.
> Will it work? I try to read the info but everything says I need
> compatability accross the network. Is the 802.11b router backward
> compatable, albeit a drop in speed, with the 802.3b card?


802.3b is a wired ethernet thru a broadband cable :
http://www.erg.abdn.ac.uk/users/gorr...ages/ieee.html
Probably you're confused...

--PA

 
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