Can't "turn off" wireless adapter

Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by ramarco1, Nov 26, 2006.

  1. ramarco1

    ramarco1 LI Guru Member

    I sometimes use a WUSB54GC on an older system that has limited RAM that can't be increased. WUSB54GC.EXE loads and consumes RAM even when I don't have the adapter plugged in. I use Task Manager to end the process but it immediately reloads.

    Can anyone tell me how to turn this off when not in use? I'll keep looking and if I find an answer I'll report back here.

  2. SteelersFANinMA

    SteelersFANinMA Network Guru Member

    Just a guess. If you use WinXP, in the run box, type "services.msc" without the quotes and see if there is a service for it. If so, double click on it and change it from Automatic to Manual or Disabled, click Apply, then stop the service and click OK. Again, this is just a guess as I have no experience with this particular adapter. Also, you may need to check your services in a different manner depending on your OS.
  3. ramarco1

    ramarco1 LI Guru Member

    Yep, that works. Thanks a lot! Seems like Linksys would have built in an easier method of doing this but. . .

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