I bet many of you were just like me and you had your house a mess with cables running and and there to keep you on line and connected with issues around the globe. Well there is hope that you will once again have a less cluttered home, well with regards to less wires that is. The Linksys WUSB54GC compact Wireless-G USB adapter is the perfect item to instantly change your wired computer into a wireless machine OR change your old style laptop into a wireless one. The item works with you computers Plug-and-play operation so as soon as you connect the Adapter into your computer via the USB port it will automatically detect it and start you setting it up for use. As it stands this adapter work is Windoes XP, 2000, ME and 98SE so pretty much all the most recent operating systems will allow for use of it. The adapter also gets its power through the USB port so you don't have to worry about making room on the old trusted powerstrip for an oversized power cord. The adapter does come with a 2' long cord which if using a desktop or laptop with little room to fit this item into your USB port you can use the extension cord and have the adapter placed a nice distance away from you machine. This is a quick and easy fix to get online wirelessly without have to instal a card into your computer.