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Need Windows 7 (64-bit) 802.11n Wireless Adapter

Last response: in Wireless Networking
September 28, 2009 3:57:43 PM

I recently built a Windows 7 64-bit system and am unable to use my 802.11n USB wireless adapter. I was able to install and use an old G adapter, but my data transfer rate between computers and my external world book is extremely poor.

I have a NETGEAR WNR834M-100NAR IEEE802.11n router, and am looking for a Windows 7 compatible wireless setup. I would prefer to install an internal card, rather than use the external USB stick.

I am also open to getting a new router, as long as it all works with Windows 7 64. Any suggestions?

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September 30, 2009 1:46:57 PM


Microsoft does have an official Windows 7 Support Forum located here . It is supported by product specialists as well as engineers and support teams. You may want to check the threads available there for additional assistance and feedback.

Microsoft Windows Client Team

September 30, 2009 4:27:05 PM

Thanks, JessicaD. I actually got this working on Windows 7 last night (using a new version of Netgear's adapter software, exiting out of the software prior to plugging in the device, and letting Windows 7 manage the install of the actual driver).

I'll bookmark and check out the Windows 7 support forums on TechNet. Thanks!
October 1, 2009 4:41:09 PM

Spoke too soon... I experienced several random disconnects last night. I also get consistent disconnects when I sign into World of Warcraft. I'm not sure if it's Windows, my Netgear products, or WoW at this point. Will keep researching... :\