Share your thoughts with other customers. I give this adapter a perfect score, does exactly what it is supposed to, with minimal installation effort. When you say better antenna, do you mean transmit antenna from the dir or the wireless client computer receive antenna? That didn’t fare too well with slow downs. That partly explains why there are hot and cold spots on the second floor which I expected despite the router being only ft from the wireless adapters. It was easy and quick to install and no update to firmware was required. Therefore I selected channel 11 and kept it, with the bandwidth selection kept at auto Mhz.

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I’m pleasantly surprised that the DWL-G works perfectly. They are not helpful with suggestions in tweaking the settings to help out.

Sometimes owners don’t agree that’s it and won’t. When disonnected, I can’t even ping the router although curiously the network icon at the bottom right taskbar still says I am connected.

Here’s The Real Deal where they reveal no big security gain there. At 30 or 40 d-,ink The omnidirectional antenna may pick up more router signal, but may also pick up more other radio traffic theoretically!


View Cart Proceed to checkout. A very long time. Sometimes it will say network has limited connectivity. I guess I will have to wait to see, and perhaps put the MAC filter back on to see if things change.

Fwl-6132 Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. It’s been about 24 hours and I haven’t had any more disconnects.

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When you talked about recovery time of 10 secs, is that after a manual reconnect attempt? SPI is turned on by default. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. CNET’s Forum on dql-6132 and wireless is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. You are reporting the following post: With a maximum wireless signal rate of up to Mbps, quickly transfer large files or view streaming video with the DWL-G Try “up close and personal.

I know from time to time I can detect my neighbor’s router which usually is at the default channel of 6. Problem is that the two computers can be hooked up to the internet, and while browsing can suddenly lose connection.

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Downstairs I have a 5. Interesting thing is that the matching dlink n draft card DWA doesn’t seem to have much of a drop at all. That partly explains why there are hot and cold spots on the second floor which I expected despite the router being only ft from the wireless adapters. I have one laptop that has the draft N Dlink card already. Neither the D-Link website nor Amazon mention that this is not Vista compatible or at leat they didn’t when I bought it ; I found out when I called the D-Link help line.


It surely has been an educational journey for me which in a way I enjoy minus the frustrations with wireless networking. Sorry for the typo. But with the greatest of ease I was able to locate a suitable driver and get it up and running in no time flat.

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