USB Wireless dongle

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by dukebound85, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. dukebound85 macrumors P6

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    Does anyone know of a good relatively cheap wireless usb dongle that also works for osx in addition to windows?
     
  2. panzer06 macrumors 68030

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    For bluetooth or wifi? n or g? More details please.

    Cheers,
     
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    I am looking for wifi. Ideally rated for at least n
     
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    I am running Lion up to date
     
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    I have an older mbp whose wifi card no longer works
     
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    You can replace the internal WiFi card, just check eBay and use your model ID to figure out which one you need. Since pretty much every Mac has an internal WiFi card I can't see any manufactuer being bothered with building an OSX driver for a USB WiFi card with no actual market.

    iFixIt.com can show you how to replace the WiFi card, often including the part number.

    This link may offer a solution.
    http://tonymacx86.com/viewtopic.php?f=169&t=28845&start=10
     
  9. dukebound85 thread starter macrumors P6

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    I should say I would like a USB one as I also have a windows box that does not have a wireless card so if I can merely swap between the two machines when needed, great.
     
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    Here you go:

    http://eshop.macsales.com/item/NewerTech/MXP2802NU2C/

    Cheers,
     
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