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As me and many others do have problems with wifi cards and Windows 7 x64 (I can't get my card working on my Win7x64), what is the best option for wifi card for that OS?

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External USB Wi-Fi card could be an option or even PCMCIA.

You can find a lot on Tigerdirect or ebay. Site that sells IT stuff.

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There is no problems using WIFI in Windows 7. Problems, if there are any, will lie with the hardware - or more likely with the drivers for the hardware. Either way the problem lies with the hardware manufacturer.

Virtually any USB adapter will work - but check first that the model is compatible with x64 OS's. There are PIC/PCIe/PCMCIA alternatives depending on your hardware, but USB is often the best, simply through simplicity and ease of installation.

Not knowing where you are makes it difficult to make a recommendation, but go to any major on-line store and they will have a dozen alternatives available to you. If you want to play safe, stick to a recognised brand: Netgear, Belkin, Linksys, Buffalo, D-Link etc... I particularly like Netgear stuff... historically it just always been reliable.

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My girlfriend has a Dell Inspiron 1525 with an Intel wireless card (Internal) and it was a piece of crap. I called Dell, sent me another one with 3 connectors on it and now, it's wonderfull. So Windows 7 isn't the issue, it's the card itself. –  r0ca Oct 8 '10 at 14:08
    
@r0ca - I'm glad the problem is solved. –  CJM Oct 11 '10 at 15:09

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