It may or may not be fixed. But it would be better if you could get the adapter that’s built in, to work again, and by uninstalling the driver If you do choose to use a separate Wireless adapter in a USB port, the brand won’t matter at all, but you can get more speed if you are using ‘Wireless N’ with the router AND the wireless adapter. How satisfied are you with this response? My network intranet speed is roughly 3.

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Saturday, September 30, Netgear Wireless Quit working Oct 23, I do this out of the mostly mistaken idea that the same brands work better together.

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MB is eight times as fast as Mb. The adapters have a driver disk in the box, so you just follow the easy instructions to install the files for your Windows, be it XP, Vista or 7.

I have tried a few brands. Cisco bought Linksys a few years back, so they are the ar1852 company now, but I’ve always had good luck with them.

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I try to buy network adapters that match the brand and speed of my router. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into wifii for unnecessary technical support services. My wifi connection quit working. It may or may not be fixed. How satisfied are you with this response?


Wireless Internet quit working!

Much of that extra money is spent solving issues with firmware and drivers. I also go to tech school with a pretty large system and it doesn’t work here either! You can’t push your internet speed beyond what your ISP allows with any device. Hi lilkruegs7, Can’t really add much more to what Cinders has written, it does sound as if the wireless board has failed, it’s not a rare problem.

It is so simple to get going, a really well thought out design. You need to go into ‘Control Panel’ ‘Hardware’ and then ‘ Device Manager’, then look down the list for the line ‘ Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment.

Wireless Internet Stopped working Oct 14, Wireless Internet stopped working Oct 12, Yes, my password is: With overhead and other stuff, I get roughly 3. They’ll keep the laptop for a week or two and and then ship it back to you. Ok, not sure which windows version you are using, but in Device manager, click on the arrow to the left of ‘Network adapters’.


In looking at different brands I have noticed there are three different “sizes”. I don’t have the ‘ I don’t see the ‘ Yes, you’ll have to buy one of these devices.

I’d buy something ar1852 the medium price range from either Cisco or Linksys. See photo for view of the one I use.

Sorry this didn’t help. If your warranty period is greater than eighteen months you could have a warranty claim.

Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Hope that makes sense. I have the same question 1. You will get a driver disc with the adapter, which gives you the software for Windows 7, and if my experience is anything, it will give you no trouble.