Of course, this doesn't mean.5 drivers wouldn't work with.6.
's fairly agreed at most USB wireless networking adapters don't work so well on Mac's, aren't very reliable, and have weak signal strength if you finally get them to us sticking with Airport is the best solution.
I wish these USB wireless network adapters did work.
I am running OS.5.8 - It's a Macbook Pro 15".4 GHz Core 2 Duo - is there anything else I should tell you?Level 4 (1,468 points dec 11, 2011 8:09 PM in response to BDAqua, bDAqua wrote: After an hour so of searching, I find only Windows drivers for that unit.Ramón G Castañeda, dec 11, 2011 8:09 PM in response to BDAqua.2) Run Thomas' marvellously patched F5D6050Driver package.I must be particularly thick at the moment, but I can't seem to find any Realtek drivers for.6 (10.4 and.5 yes.).I've figured it out!3) Decompress "Wireless LAN t".With copious amounts of searching, I eventually found a driver and an application that was suited to my USB Dongle.
(The application is called Wireless Utility, found after searching for Realtek drivers) After restarting, and opening the network pane in System Preferences, it recognised a new Interface called Ethernet Adapter (en4).
I'd say plug it in and see what happens, I have two Macs year 10 work experience science mDD G4 and Beige G3 upgraded with a G4 Sonnet ZIF CPU) currently connected to the Ethernet with such cheap USB adapters and they all work perfectly well without any special rivers. .Preferences but the "Belkin Wireless LAN Configuration" app won't recognise it, so there's one more step.I've been searching all over the place, and I have a strong feeling there's a step I'm missing, but I can't find the solution anywhere.(from ml) p?download827 lang1 t t, the Simple Instructions: 1) Run the Belkin Installer for the Belkin F5D6050 adapter.Then I plugged in my USB and it lit up, and is responding, and all is good.I realise what you are saying with USB dongles being unreliable with macs, but if you check out my other thread you'll see I have no real other option, because my AirPort card fries every time I restart the computer (has happened twice now).So even if the USB dongle is unreliable, just getting it to work would be great so I have some sort of wireless (even if it's not great).
This is the other thread - ml Reply With", 08:03 PM #7 I am currently using NewerTech - maxpower Wireless USB.0 Stick Adapter with my Mac Pro and it seems to be working well so far.
Only once or twice have I had to disconnect/reconnect the device when the system woke from sleep.