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Old 12-23-2012, 08:09 PM   #1
Chops McGandhi
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Default Can anyone recommend a usb wi-fi adapter?

Hi,

basically I broke the wireless switch on my laptop and now can only connect through either-net and that is getting too inconvenient.

Can someone give me some recommendations for wi-fi usb adapters? Any good brands?
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Old 12-23-2012, 11:28 PM   #2
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I don't have experience with this adapter, but it cheap and has good reviews on both Amazon and Newegg. Why I recommend it is due to it's size, so it won't have to be removed every time you put the laptop away.

EDIMAX EW-7811Un at Newegg

EDIMAX EW-7811Un at Amazon
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:06 AM   #3
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Any cheap adapter will do. They all perform nearly the same, it's just a receiver. Don't let the marketing fool you, and snag one for a buck or two on ebay.
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Old 12-24-2012, 06:09 PM   #4
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What the reasons are for the large price differences btwn certain brands/models, I don't know.

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Any cheap adapter will do. They all perform nearly the same, it's just a receiver. Don't let the marketing fool you, and snag one for a buck or two on ebay.
Its a transmitter as well otherwise it won't be useful at all.
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