Installing 802.11 n USB Wireless Network Wifi Adapter
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‘Driver for Windows 7 64 bit:
To use the adapter:
There are many software for using the wifi adapter.
For example: Virtual Router – Wifi Hot Spot for Windows 8, Windows 7 and 2008 R2
Or Asus software:
Using the AP Mode for transmitting wifi signal as hotspot.
AP mode allows you to set your system as an access point for another wireless-enabled devices.To use AP mode, click AP Mode on the Wi-Fi Engine menu.
- If you have Asus motherboard, you can use this link: https://www.asus.com/nl/Motherboards/P8Z77V_PRO/HelpDesk_Download/
Choose your PC operation system and download the ASUS AI Suite II V2.01.01, from under ‘Utility’ section. For example the ‘ASUS AI Suite II V2.01.01 Install Program for Windows XP/7/8 32bit & 64bit.
- Open Asus AI suite program. Via the icon on the task bar below or via programs.
1. Click to go back to previous screen
2. Click to select a network
3. Key in a network name
4. Key in your password
5. Key in your password for confirmation
6. Click to disable AP mode
7. Click to enable AP mode
More info about the adapter:
Product Name:USB Wireless Lan 802.11N with antenna
Model No.: SY-1506N
Interface USB 2.0 Standards IEEE 802.11b/g/n Data Transfer Rates 11/54/135/150Mbps Antenna Type on board Antenna
Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter allows you to connect your laptop or desktop to any Wireless-N networks in your home or office. The Wireless-N (802.11n) USB 2.0 Adapter is great for those who want to upgrade older computers to be able to access the internet over a Wireless-N network.
At 5 times faster than traditional Wireless-G (802.11b) networks, Wireless-N networks allow for high speed data transfers, online gaming, and lightning fast downloads. The Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter gives you access to all the high-speed features of Wireless-N networks on older and newer computers. Its simple and easy setup means you’ll be surfing the internet, downloading movies, and e-mail in no time.
IEEE 802.11n (draft)
High speed USB2.0/1.1 interface
802.11n: up to 150Mbps (downlink) and 150Mbps (uplink)
802.11g: 54 / 48 / 36 / 24 / 18/ 12 / 9 / 6 Mbps auto fallback
802.11b: 11 / 5.5 / 2 / 1 Mbps auto fallback
2.4GHz ISM (Industrial Scientific Medical) Band
2412 ~ 2462 MHz (North America)
2412 ~ 2472 MHz (Europe)
2412 ~ 2484 MHz (Japan)
1 ~ 14 channels (Universal Domain Selection)
Up to 3 times farther range than 802.11g
Full mobility and seamless roaming from cell to cell
RF Output Power
13 ~17 dBm (Typical)
11n: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM with OFDM
11g: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, OFDM
11b: DQPSK, DBPSK, DSSS, CCK
64/128-bit WEP Encryption
WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, WPA2-PSK. TKIP/AES
Auto-switch to use 802.11n or 802.11g or 802.11b mode
Supports Ad-Hoc, Infrastructure WLAN network
Data rate auto fall-back under noisy environment or longer range distance
Site Survey with Profile function
Configuration & Management
Plug-and-Play setup and installation
Management Utility supports 2000 / XP/ Vista
Media Access Control
CSMA/CA with ACK
Link/Active ( Green )
Windows 2000, XP 32/64-bit, Vista 32/64-bit，
Linux and MAC OS X
Operating Temperature: 0oC to 40oC
Storage Temperature: -20oC to 75oC
Operating Humidity: 10% ~ 90% (Non Condensing)
Storage Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (Non Condensing)
CE Mark (Europe)
Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Win7, Linux and MAC OS X
Available USB 2.0 port
Seamlessly compatible with 802.11b/g/n devices
Equipped with an elegant and stylish USB Cradle for flexible deployment
To install a 802.11n USB wireless network adapter, you will need to follow these steps:
Insert the adapter into an available USB port on your computer.
Wait for the device to be recognized by the operating system. This may take a few minutes.
If the device is not recognized automatically, you may need to install the driver software that came with the adapter. This can usually be done by inserting the installation CD or downloading the drivers from the manufacturer’s website.
Once the drivers are installed, you should be able to see the wireless adapter listed in the Network Connections control panel or in the system tray.
Connect to a wireless network by clicking on the wireless icon in the system tray and selecting the network you want to join. If the network is password-protected, you will need to enter the password to connect.
If you encounter any issues during the installation process, you may want to refer to the documentation that came with the adapter or contact the manufacturer for assistance.
IEEE 802.11n is a wireless networking standard that was designed to improve upon the previous 802.11 standards by providing higher data rates and longer range. It operates in the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands and uses multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) technology, which utilizes multiple antennas to improve signal strength and reliability.
802.11n was introduced in 2007 and has since become the most widely used wireless networking standard, providing faster and more reliable wireless connections than its predecessor, 802.11g. It has a maximum data rate of up to 600 megabits per second (Mbps), which is much faster than the 54 Mbps maximum rate of 802.11g.
Although 802.11n has been succeeded by newer standards such as 802.11ac and 802.11ax, it is still widely used and supported by many devices. If you have a device that supports 802.11n, you should be able to connect to wireless networks that use this standard and enjoy faster and more reliable wireless connectivity.
- Connect the adapter: Insert the 802.11 USB wireless network Wi-Fi adapter into an available USB port on your computer. Ensure a secure connection.
- Install drivers: Depending on your operating system, the drivers may be automatically installed or require manual installation.
- Windows: Windows will typically detect the adapter and attempt to install the drivers automatically. If it fails to do so, use the installation disc provided with the adapter or visit the manufacturer’s website to download the latest drivers. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
- macOS: macOS usually has built-in drivers for many popular Wi-Fi adapters. Connect the adapter and check if it is detected and activated. If not, visit the manufacturer’s website to download the necessary drivers or software. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for installation.
- Linux: Linux distributions often have extensive driver support. If the adapter is not natively supported, search online for Linux drivers specific to your adapter model. Community forums and online assistance can also help you find compatible drivers and installation instructions.
- Configure the adapter: Once the drivers are installed, you may need to configure the adapter settings. This typically involves connecting to an available Wi-Fi network by entering the network name (SSID) and password. Access the adapter’s settings through the operating system’s network settings or dedicated software provided by the manufacturer.
- Test the connection: After configuring the adapter, test the connection to ensure it is working properly. Try accessing websites or performing other network-related tasks to verify that the Wi-Fi adapter is functioning correctly.
Note: The installation process may vary depending on your adapter’s make and model. Refer to the product documentation or the manufacturer’s website for detailed, adapter-specific instructions.
Keep your adapter’s drivers and software up to date by regularly checking for updates from the manufacturer. Updates can improve performance and address any issues that may arise.