Category: Network and Modem
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 2 MB
Operating System: Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.3 / 07/28/2008
The D-Link DWA-542 RangeBooster N Desktop Adapter device is also called the DWA 542. This wireless client that is 802.11n compliant is capable of delivering up to a maximum 12 times faster speeds and 4 times farther range as opposed to an 802.11g network. It is also fully backward compatible with networks of 802.11g. Once set up and running, users can share devices such as printers, music, files, photos, and Internet connection among many others. This wireless desktop adapter is powered by the technology RangeBooster N to deliver exceptional wireless performance in office or home environments. It can be connected to a router powered by the RangeBooster N, the DIR 625, for optimum performance. With this combination, users can enjoy higher wireless coverage in offices and bigger homes, improved audio streaming, quicker file transfers, safe Web surfing, lag-free network gaming, and VoIP (Voice over IP) or Internet phone calls. The D-Link DWA-542 RangeBooster N Desktop Adapter device supports the encryption protocols WPA2 and WPA that enable users to securely connect to wireless network.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
This RangeBooster N powered device also comes with a Quick Adapter Setup Wizard that can aid users in installing the device. The D-Link DWA-542 RangeBooster N Desktop Adapter device’s actual data throughput varies. Environmental factors and network conditions such as the network traffic’s volume, building construction and materials, as well as overhead of the network may result to a decreased rate of actual data throughput. Environmental factors are actually capable of directly and adversely affecting the range of wireless signals. Speed rates, as well as wireless range are relative performance measurements by D-Link and are measured in accordance with the speed rates and wireless range of standard Wireless G devices manufactured by D-Link. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and D-Link DWA-542 RangeBooster N Desktop Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.