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Belkin N Wireless ExpressCard Adapter
6.4 out of 10

Belkin N Wireless ExpressCard Adapter

The N Wireless Notebook Card connects your notebook computer to Read more

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Overall 10
10

Would buy again and Highly recomend

Jackson M., Newegg
13 April 2015
  • Summary: Great value for a sturdy reliable platform to launch anything related to the internet or networking
  • Pros: fits great and has AMAZING range and it's Lightning fast. I have done everything from gaming to video streaming/ downloading and it has yet to create a bottle neck
  • Cons: none so far
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Overall 8
8.0

Additional info re Win7 drivers

Stephen J., Newegg
9 August 2014
  • Summary: The update driver function in Win7 Device Manager said it could not find newer drivers, but the mediatek site shows a much newer update was released for the Ralink RT2860 chipset. I downloaded that installer package and it ran without issues.
  • Pros: The card installed automatically in Win7-64 Home Premium on a Compaq V6120US.upon insertion into the slot, with what seemed to be generic Win7 drivers that were dated in 2009. Those are the drivers I'd recommend.
  • Cons: I don't recommend updating the driver with the package found on the mediatek driver download site for the Ralink "PCI/ mPCI / CB(RT2860/ RT2760/ RT2890)" dated 11/29/2012!
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Overall 10
10

Near perfect for old notebook running Win7-64

Stephen J., Newegg
7 August 2014
  • Summary: This particular notebook usually has a wired mouse and keyboard attached to 2 of the 3 USB ports, so leaving the third one open for a flash drive rather than using it for a WiFi adapter was pretty much necessary.
  • Pros: Works fine, installed without issues in Compaq Presario V6120US; immediately connected at 135 mbps with good signal strength. Plug and play, no need to use driver CD with Win7-64.
  • Cons: Not the most stable in the ExpressCard slot but for $5 with promo code I am not complaining. Not worth a one-star deduction.
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Overall 10
10

Great!!

Larry L., Newegg
30 January 2014
  • Summary: The internal wireless card on my old laptop died. I ordered this on Monday, it arrived Thursday. Put in the disk, click continue a few times, it tells you to install the card, and that's it. No muss, no fuss.
  • Pros: Inexpensive, easy to install, works!
  • Cons: None.
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Overall 6
6.0

No Luck

Edith V., Newegg
27 December 2013
  • Summary: I wouldn't worry with trying this if you have anything outside of XP or Vista. Truth is I don't know if it's a dead adapter, or if it's the fact I've got Windows 8, but I'm not going to bother sending it back.
  • Pros: It was cheap, worth a try.
  • Cons: I had Windows 8 and was tinkering. It didn't work, nor did any of the lights work at any point. I tried several versions of the driver, the Medialink drivers, with and without the utility, which never opened. It didn't even show up in the Device Manager, so the computer wasn't even "seeing" it.
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Overall 10
10

Might Be Helpful

Edith V., Newegg
20 December 2013
  • Summary: Found this, ...The key to making this product work is to neither use the included installation CD nor install drivers provided by Belkin. Instead, use the reference drivers from this card's chipset maker, Ralink. Go to Ralink's web site and navigate to the support section.
  • Pros: Doing preresearch
  • Cons: Nothing yet, but found something that might be helpful to those with Windows 7 and Windows 8, which I have.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Clay C., Newegg
3 December 2013
  • Pros: Works on Windows 7
  • Cons: I can only get 72.0 MBPS, can anybody else get more than that, I'm using a Motorola SBG6580 cable modem/N router
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Overall 8
8.0

expresscard adapter

Thomas B., Newegg
27 October 2013
  • Summary: Nice alternative is your laptop is usb port poor. Doesn't need owners manual.
  • Pros: priced right, it works as advertised. Not obtrusive.
  • Cons: none at this time
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Overall 8
8.0

No joy with Ubuntu

Ralph R., Newegg
12 September 2013
  • Summary: I like that it frees up a USB space but the heat could be a problem. Would like if it worked with Ubuntu Did I say it gets very HOT....
  • Pros: Works with WinXP sp2 on a Palivion ZD 8205 US
  • Cons: Gets very HOT
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Overall 4
4.0

Not good for me

Mike D., Newegg
12 September 2013
  • Pros: Windows 7 x64 detected and installed with no problems.
  • Cons: Would only run at 150mbps and 135mbps on 2 different 300mbps routers. Youtube videos were very choppy and had a lot of video artifacts , even with the router 10 feet away.
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