Powerline is a simple method to help get your computers and peripherals to communicate using the standard AC electrical wiring in your home. The Belkin Powerline Adapter uses existing 110-volt electrical wiring in your home or office to connect all of your computers together to create a network. The easy installation and setup will have you networking through your power lines in minutes. The Powerline USB Adapter links your USB-equipped computers over your existing, standard 110-volt electrical wiring, eliminating the need for you to run cabling between them. Simply plug one end of the adapter into an available wall outlet and connect the other end to any available USB port. The Adapter sets up on any laptop or desktop, with the simplicity of Plug-and-Play technology to provide you with Internet, file, and peripheral sharing. Now you can network from virtually any room in your home or office. Here are some key benefits: Avoids network disruption and PowerLine noise by using PowerPacket hopping frequencies that maintain network connections Works with all devices compliant with HomePlug 1.0 standard Fits any standard 2- or 3-prong wall outlet Offers 56-bit DES data encryption to allow for secure data transmissions Works with Windows 98 SE, 2000, Me, and XP Comes with a Belkin Lifetime Warranty and free, 24-hour technical support from Belkin The F5D4050 comes with F5D4050 Powerline USB Adapter; USB Cable; Software CD; User Manual; Quick Installation Guide Note - To network 2 devices (or more), each device requires an adapter of its own in order to function in a Powerline system.