dealsd-link dwa-130 wireless-n 802.11n usb adapter for…

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I bought this from another site(cost the same mine was free shipping). I mainly use it for wifi on an old desktop. But sometimes I hook it into my (5+ yr old)laptop to piggyback on the neighbors wifi. Works better than the built-in card which doesn't even pickup their signal. Great for older desktops without built in wifi.

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Does anyone know if there is a Mac driver for this one? We have a mac mini that would love to be on our network.

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I would think twice about buying refurbished stuff from gearxs. I've bought a refurbished Apple Keyboard from them and the corner was dented, I sent it back and the replacement was also dented. Buy at your own risk!

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Got one of these new, it work fine with static WEP encryption, but have problems with those network that require you to login with username and password (ie university networks)...

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@lucydog: Uhh, it is incredibly dependent on which DWA-130 you get. There's multiple revisions (viewable at http://www.wikidevi.com/wiki/D-Link_DWA-130_rev_A1 and so on) and it looks like it's had just about every chipset manufacturer's parts in it at one time or another.

I don't know why hardware companies do this -- the truth is, there's only a few reference designs and everyone slaps their own brand on them anyway; they could at least have the courtesy to use a different model number for each design. Oh well.

For a Mac, you'll probably want something with a Broadcom or Atheros chipset, but the best bet is to find something that specifically mentions support for Macs that isn't Ralink (because Ralink's software and drivers were terrible last I used them).