difference between 802.3b and 802.11b

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Tony Warburton, Nov 25, 2004.

  1. 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?
     
    Tony Warburton, Nov 25, 2004
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  2. Tony Warburton

    Jack Guest

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



    "Tony Warburton" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > 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?
    >
    >
    >
     
    Jack, Nov 25, 2004
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  3. "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/gorry/course/lan-pages/ieee.html
    Probably you're confused...

    --PA
     
    =?Utf-8?B?UGF2ZWwgQS4=?=, Nov 25, 2004
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