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TRENDnet  TEW-805UB
8.2 out of 10

TRENDnet TEW-805UB

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Reviews and Problems with TRENDnet TEW-805UB

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Overall 10
10

Performs as advertised

Andy, B&H Photo
1 February 2016
  • Excerpt: It came with software that was simple to install and, once installed, the product did what it promised to do: create a wi-fi connection for my desktop computer.
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Overall 10
10

Gr8 for the $$

toyftw, B&H Photo
8 December 2015
  • Excerpt: Does what it's supposed for a very reasonable price.
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Overall 8
8.0

So far, so good

Quoad Toad, Amazon
25 October 2015
  • Summary: The TEW-805UB is working well for me. I set it up on my Windows 7 desktop. The installation was a little more complicated than I expected. I thought this product would just be plug and play, but I had to install a program to get up and running.
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Overall 10
10

provides impressive speed increase

Erol Esen, Amazon
25 October 2015
  • Summary: I'm seeing speed increases as high as 6x compared to whatever is in a new Dell laptop computer running Windows 8. But if either if these speeds are faster than whatever the speed the Internet providers provides, they make no difference.
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Overall 6
6.0

Works fine on a desktop computer

M. Kooiman, Amazon
24 October 2015
  • Summary: I got this for my husband's desktop computer because he chose to build it without a wireless card. It sticks out of the computer quite a bit but since it's a desktop under a desk that doesn't cause any concerns.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Game

Christine Zibas, Amazon
21 October 2015
  • Summary: The TRENDnet Dual Band USB Adapter was designed to connect to a desktop or laptop, and with a simple process connect your router to a WiFi network to enable faster file transfers, such as streaming videos or games.
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Overall 2
2.0

STICKS OUT TO FAR FROM LAPTOP

Amazon Customer, Amazon
20 October 2015
  • Summary: I loaded the CD into my laptop and followed all 8 of the instructions and nothing. No WiFi connection so I'll just go back to my old modem and router, they work. Thought maybe this would be easier than that but it isn't and I really didn't like how far out away from the laptop this stuck out.
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Overall 6
6.0

Reliability issues appear fixed, but range and speed isn't

Indy Reviewer, Amazon
18 October 2015
  • Summary: There's been a lot already written about the Trendnet TEW-805UB, so just two points. The upside is that the latest PC drivers (dated September 2015) seem to have fixed most compatibility issues. The adapter installed relatively easily.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works well here, no real issues once I read the quickstart guide, but it does stick out 2.5 inches from the PC case

Kristi Gilleland, Amazon
16 October 2015
  • Summary: I've not had any problems with this product at all really, other than at times it does not 'wake' after the computer has been out of use for a while. That was easy to fix by going to Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections (win7) and right clicking 'properties' and unchecking the box...
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Overall 6
6.0

Stable but way too sluggish on my HP Win-7 PC

Jim, Amazon
16 October 2015
  • Summary: I was eager to see how this would work on an HP e9280t desktop from the last decade, that continues to run quite well except that the Wi-Fi connectivity is sometimes buggy. For example, sometimes, too often, the Wi-Fi miniport adapter stops working, especially after the PC wakes up from sleep or...
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