Yeah. Ididmyc600 is right. Also, make sure that windows will detect the wireless network for you. While the wireless network card is plugged into the laptop: Go to Start, My Network Places, View Network Connections, and right click the wireless connection. Then click properties. Click the wireless networks tab and make sure that under "Preferred Networks" it say's automatic. When you boot up it will automatically search for the network and you are set. Good luck.