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My refurbished desktop didn't come with a wifi card...


trent

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    Windows 8

my2cents

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So I looked up the NT-WGHU specs and I see two possible issues:

1- It is not 802.11n capable, it only support 802.11G (and possibly B)
2- I do not see where Windows 8 is supported (only up to Win 7)

You can download the users guide from this page:

Sabrent USA

Good luck.

Oh, and of course, this is intended to work with your existing wireless router.
 

My Computer

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  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    Intel G2020
    Motherboard
    ASRock B75M-DGS R2.0
    Memory
    8GBs @ 1333 MHz
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    Samsung 840 EVO
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    400w
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    57/11

my2cents

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    Intel G2020
    Motherboard
    ASRock B75M-DGS R2.0
    Memory
    8GBs @ 1333 MHz
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 840 EVO
    PSU
    400w
    Internet Speed
    57/11

trent

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Sorry what I'm trying to say is that my new desktop computer has absolutely no wifi capabilities, and this product seems to just be a wifi extender. Suppose everything is compatible, would this Sabrent device give my computer wifi capability? I can't tell if this product just extends wifi range or gives my computer wifi.

And in case you're wondering, I have a router and everything. That's what this laptop I'm posting from is connected to.
 

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    Windows 8

my2cents

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I have never used it personally but if you download the users guide and read it, that guide indicates you can use it in place of an internal wifi card so it appears to be more than just a range extender. Also, see my 2nd post underlined in red. More importantly, did you read my Win 8 compatibility warning? However, if you are looking for someone who is actively using this on Win 8, then I am not that person. Good luck to you.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    Intel G2020
    Motherboard
    ASRock B75M-DGS R2.0
    Memory
    8GBs @ 1333 MHz
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 840 EVO
    PSU
    400w
    Internet Speed
    57/11

my2cents

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OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. I only read your first post. Sorry about that. :) Thanks for the help.
You are quite welcome and good luck.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    Intel G2020
    Motherboard
    ASRock B75M-DGS R2.0
    Memory
    8GBs @ 1333 MHz
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 840 EVO
    PSU
    400w
    Internet Speed
    57/11