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Configuring a wireless router adapter and making it work on Win 7

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Last Modified: 2013-11-09
I have a new Windows 7 computer, and an old Belkin G wireless router that works fine.

The USB adapter that goes into the computer to receive the router signal from my old machine doesn't work in Win 7.  Same for 2 other brands that I have tried new.  I finally found a place that says the Rosewill adapter will work on Win 7, so I have that now.

I installed the drivers for this new adapter, and all appears fine.  Then it brings up a window asking me to give it a lot of technical information -- information that I have no idea what it means or where to find it.

I have a router "name" and password for the connection, but none of this other stuff.  The instruction manual says things like "enter your SSID in the SSID box" (really helpful).  It doesn't have a clue what an SSID is or where I find it.  I'm hoping someone here can help.

I've attached a screenshot of the configuration windows, and I just need to know what to enter and where to get it.


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