Just insert the adapter into an available USB port (windows will be able to find the drivers instantly), no need to reboot. The Adapter powers itself from the USB port.
Wireless USB Adapter gives you the opportunity to install a PC or Laptop in the most convenient location.
Its auto-sensing capability allows high packet transfer up to 54Mbps for maximum throughput, or dynamic range shifting to lower speeds due to distance or operating limitations in an environment with a lot of electromagnetic interference.
It can also interoperate with all the 11Mbps wireless (802.11b) products. Your wireless communications are protected by up to 128-bit encryption, so your data stays secure.
Supports WPA data security, TKIP/AES encryption, 64/128-Bit WEP encryption.
Works with both IEEE 802.11b and IEEE 802.11g products.
High-speed data transfer rate - up to 54Mbps
Wireless LAN 11g USB Adapter
IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g: 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54Mbps
Supports USB 1.0, 1.1 2.0 interface
PC compatible computer
CPU speed of 200MHz or above
Memory: 64MB or above, 128MB recommended
Microsoft Windows 98SE / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7
1 x 54Mbps Wireless USB adapter
1 x CD includes driver and utility
1 x English Instructions