Wireless adapters compatible with Windows® 7
What is a wireless adapter?
A wireless adapter refers to a computing device that is needed for joining a wireless LAN. Wireless adapters are usually present in a laptop and some of them come as a USB device. Wireless adapters are mainly needed for sending wireless signals to a wireless access point and thus they help gain access to a network. A wireless adapter provides convenience in networking with its high-speed network connectivity features. The wireless adapter that you use in your computer must be compatible with your operating system; otherwise, it will create issues. Many wireless adapters are compatible with the Windows 7 operating system. These include Cisco-Linksys Range Plus Wireless USB Compact Adapter, NETGEAR N300 Wireless USB Adapter, D-Link Wireless N USB Adapter etc.
Here are some notes on the different wireless adapters that are compatible with the Windows 7 operating system:
- Cisco-Linksys Range Plus Wireless USB Compact Adapter
- NETGEAR N300 Wireless USB Adapter
- D-Link Wireless N USB Adapter
Cisco-Linksys Range Plus Wireless USB Compact Adapter
The Cisco-Linksys Range Plus Wireless USB Compact Adapter is the latest wireless adapter which is compatible with the Windows 7 operating system. The adapter provides high-speed network connectivity with support for long-range connections. You can use the adapter for connecting both notebook and desktop computers wirelessly. It has been added with a MIMO antenna technology that can capture weak signals for extended range and reduce dead spots. The adapter can work with both Wireless-G and -B devices. It has been provided with Wi-Fi Protected Access and it can provide up to 256-bit encryption.
NETGEAR N300 Wireless USB Adapter
Another wireless adapter that is compatible with the Windows 7 operating system is the NETGEAR N300 Wireless USB Adapter. The adapter comes with many new features and it can be thus used for fast networking. The adapter provides Wireless-N speed and can thus be used for faster downloads and on-line gaming purposes. The adapter can be easily used with desktop with the help of Cradle that is added to it. The adapter also offers a safe wireless Internet connection with the 'Push N Connect' button.
Another Windows 7-compatible wireless adapter is the D-Link Wireless N USB Adapter. This adapter would offer good wireless signal to your computer. With the help of this adapter, you can perform activities like transferring data, browsing, and downloading files easily and efficiently. It allows transmitting multiple streams of data with the Intelligent Antenna technology that is included in it. Thus, you can receive wireless signals in the farthest corners of your home. This helps extend the wireless range of your laptop. The adapter can also work with 802.11g wireless routers and access points.
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