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Checking if the Wireless Adapter is Properly Installed

The Linksys Wireless Network Monitor is a software used by the Linksys Wireless Adapter to connect to the network.  This can also be used to check if your wireless adapter is properly installed in the computer.

NOTE:  If the Linksys Wireless Network Monitor is not installed on your computer, you can check if the adapter is properly installed through the Device Manager.  For instructions, click here.

Step 1:
Double-click the Wireless Network Monitor icon   at the bottom right corner of your screen.


Step 2:
On the Wireless Network Monitor, check the bottom right corner of the program.  It should indicate Adapter is Active.

NOTE:  If the Wireless Network Monitor indicates that the Adapter is Inactive, it can be that the adapter is not working properly.  To resolve this issue, click here.


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Installing a Wireless PCI Adapter on Windows XP
Installing a wireless USB Adapter on a computer with Windows XP operating system
Resolving an inactive wireless network adapter
Connecting to a wireless network using the Linksys Wireless Network Monitor

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