I'm extremely new to Linux and just built a machine for its sole use and decided to go with a USB adapter for internet. I bought a Belkin F7D2101 and it just will not install.

I've looked around, seen some kind of application to let you run Windows drives on Linux but I have no idea how to install anything. Nothing seems to work and if I double click any .exe files it fails. I honestly have no idea what I'm doing and feel overly-ambitious.

Is it even possible to use this adapter with Ubunutu? If so, how do I get this thing working? I've stared and tinkered for two hours now :S