Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 3.81 MB
Operating System: Windows 2003, NT, XP and 2000
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.1.1039.1050 / 2004
The Edimax EW-7119 Series wireless LAN mini USB adapter is a wireless networking device for local networks. The driver for the device is complaint with windows operating systems 98 second edition, Windows 2000 and Windows XP. The device is compliant with the IEEE 802.11b/g/n standards. As such, the device increases wireless connectivity over local networks and further extends the signal coverage of the same. The device supports point-to-bridge and point-to-point connectivity in addition to its support of the universal repeater mediums. For security purposes, the device supports the WPA2 and WPA functions. Since the device uses the 802.11n wireless standards, the user is able to access both wireless and wired client stations within a local network easily. The repeater mode function extends the signal coverage to cover the entire wireless network in a local area network. This is done through increased signal strengths.
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 device driver for the Edimax EW-7119 Series Wireless LAN mini USB adapter is usually provided by the manufacturer during product purchase. The same can be downloaded from Edimax's official website. The driver must be installed in the host machine where to enhance performance. The wireless LAN mini USB adapter supports 2.4 -2.48 GHZ frequency band and data transfer rates of 300 Mbps. Other functions supported by this device include web-based configuration, access control on Macintosh platforms, WEP data encryption and link integrity for roaming networks. The use of this device allows the user to build larger wireless networks through tapping into 8-02.11n's enormous technology potential. Under windows, the user must configure the wireless LAN adapter to use the 255.255.255.0 mask (172.16.2.1). Since the internet adapter is recognized as the primary adapter, the Wireless LAN should be identified as the secondary adapter. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Edimax EW-7119 Series Wireless LAN Mini USB Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.