Hope this helps those looking at this for the same reason that I was. When I received it I was upset to see that the packaging claimed support for Windows only, and the Medialink web site has only Windows drivers. Then all of the sudden, I saw a tremendous spike! I’m on the internet several hours a day and I haven’t had any problems at all. I did an uninstall of the software, ensured it was removed from the device manager and rebooted the computer in “safe mode”. Finally got it to work with Windows 7 64 bit Gerald Knauss Michigan, USA June 13, There are many horror stories of people trying to get their wireless adapters working with Windows 7 64 bit, this is one of those stories, but with a happy ending, eventually. I then tried OS X.
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Medialink Wireless-n USB 2.0 Adapter
When the batteries die, I’ll update this review to give a sense of how long the batteries last. I tried numerous ways of installing it, including several ways listed by other reviewers. Very easy to install and I just like the placement of the plugs and the display lights on the unit. I install it and within five minutes I was wireless. You’re essentially buying an item from your local Dollar Tree, think of woreless that way. At this point I was ready to cut open walls and run the ethernet cable medialknk my computer.
Make sure you have a torque drive set otherwise you will not be able to attach mounting screws. The adapter finally arrives in the mail! No need to worry about compatibility with existing routers or gateways as this product is guaranteed to be fully compatible with all other brands of The tech support person, who was professional and knowledgable, recommended trying their wireless-N USB adapter.
The software was installing, and I could see the USB light flickering like crazy and my hopes were high. Medialink claims adaptr this is one of the smallest Wireless N USB adapters and I believe them – it’s half the size of an Actiontec adapter I recently reviewed.
I recommend this product to anyone who wants a quality wireless adapter at a great price. Did another adspter to get out of safe mode, and it still works just fine.
Finally got it to work with Windows 7 64 bit Gerald Knauss Michigan, USA June 13, There are adqpter horror stories of people trying to get their wireless adapters working with Windows 7 64 bit, this is one of those stories, but with a happy ending, eventually.
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Less than two months after I got it, the adapter just suddenly stopped working. Upon inspecting the fallen soldier I noticed some teeth marks in the plastic body. Great Company with a Big Bang for your Buck product RSV November 11, I own a computer that utilizes Windows Vista 64 bit and was not having success installing wireless adapters from two reputable companies.
Applications using a lot of bandwidth that are sensitive to interruptions such as voice and video applications are given priority in order to assure quality. I tried it and it did work.
Maybe it was a software conflict of some sort that was puking the install. I forget sometimes that I’m wireless.
Medialink MWN-USBN USB Wireless N Adapter
Yep, right there, they do say Windows 7 in the instructions, don’t say if it’s 32 or 64 bit, but Windows 7 none-the-less. Works like a charm, though – transfers data much faster than the standard USB m.
Make medualink I read them right, for a Windows 7 install, didn’t work. User reviews on www. Medialink also includes a rather large desktop base with a hefty USB cable attached, should you want to use it. I recieved it two days later and proceeded to install the medialink wireless G USB adapter and again no success. It would sometimes resurrect itself like some little zombie, but would eventually medialihk to it’s grave, one time finally for good. My speeds are almost identical to my pc that is directly connected to my router downstairs.
I ended up aborting the install via task manager, but it must have been at a point where it was really done, but just couldn’t finish up for some reason, as the wireless software was working fine now and I was able to connect to wifeless router! I removed my old USB adapter, inserted my installation CD, installed the software, plugged in my new USB adapter and at first I saw adpter same speeds of 7kbps to 28kbps for the first 5 to 10 minutes of using it.
At best, I was expecting to have to run some home-brewed firmware on mediwlink WD TV in order to get this to work. This time I managed to figure out how to use WPS and it connected with my router without problems. Most websites were not accessible to me because of the long wait.