Category: Network & Modems
Caution Level: Safe
Operating System: Windows Vista, XP and 2000
The D-Link RangeBooster N USB Adapter is a 802.11n device used to deliver fast wireless performance to Personal Computers. The device is easily upgradeable and one can easily add another RangeBooster adapter to improve the speed of accessing network and internet connections. By accessing local networks or the World Wide Web, one can easily share files, photos, or video with other people. In addition, people within the same local network can share a printer or storage devices. The USB adapter is attached to the PC through external USB ports. More to this, the device transfers data for up to 300 Mbps. It operates on a 2.4 GHz frequency band, while the interface standards require one to use Hi-speed USB interface. The Data link protocol takes three forms, which are the IEEE approved 802.11n protocol (draft), 802.11b protocol and 802.11g. The device comes with a quick installation guide on purchase.
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
The driver for the D-Link RangeBooster N USB Adapter is usually provided on an installation CD by the manufacturer. The same can be downloaded from the official D-link website. The benefits of downloading the driver is that the manufacturer website usually provide the most recent and updated drivers for use on the device. After installation, the user is able to access wireless connection from the desktop or notebook to a wireless network. The device provides better connection quality than most 802.11g devices and is backward compatible with the 802.11g networks. It is compatible with a wide range of wireless gadgets. Privacy of one's data is ensured with WEP, WPA2 and WPA encryption. The set up in this device is quick and easy, which eliminates the need for the user to hire a networking expert. An addition feature in this device allows the user to track the most visited networks. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and D-Link RangeBooster N USB Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.