Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review. While the AC offers good performance with Buffalo’s 11ac routers, I can’t help but wonder how much better performance would be if this was a 3×3 adapter that supported USB 3. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP and bit versions are supported. It could very well be a Windows issue, though I routinely install wireless adapters on this particular Windows PC and have never had to constantly confirm files to install. Performance Testing The AC’s performance in the 2. Cons Adapter would not enable after install.

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You are logged in as. I find wireless managers that take over wireless networking settings in Windows can cause issues with the adapters and connecting to wireless networks. Get Our Best Stories!

The problem is not necessarily with Buffalo’s software. Specifications The AC is a dual-band adapter, capable of up to a theoretical Mbps at the 2.

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I prefer simply letting Windows handle Wi-Fi connection. The AC is not quite the ultimate wireless adapter for the AirStation AC, but wlam it with this router provides decent performance and range. Flaming or offending other users.

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During setup I kept receiving a pop-up alert asking me to confirm if I really 802.11h to install a file as files were being loaded to install the drivers. Subscribing to a newsletter indicates your consent to our Terms of Use and Privacy Buuffalo. This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links.

The adapter ships with a quick setup guide, USB extension cable, and a setup disc containing drivers, product manual, and a client manager utility.

Advertisements or commercial links. Once installation completed, the adapter was placed and remained in a disabled state when I viewed it in Windows network settings.

While I was glad I wasn’t forced to use Buffalo’s wireless client manager, the setup process was not without some hassle: I was only able to enable the device after reseating it my buffalp USB port.

Installing the AC The setup utility on the disc, gives the option of installing or not installing an available wireless client manager along with the drivers. More From Samara buffxlo. Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. The 50 Best iPad Games. Adapter would not enable after install.


It was a fairly lengthy installation process, so there were quite a few files to confirm. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: Promote cracked software, or other illegal content.

I’ve seen the best wireless adapter performance from adapters that 802.11h connect to USB 3.

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Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! While the AC offers good performance with Buffalk 11ac routers, I can’t help but wonder how much better performance would be if this was a 3×3 adapter that supported USB 3.

If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Useyou can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment. Login or create an account to post a review. Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be buuffalo. Good performance and range in all wireless modes. However, Buffalo’s adapter fared better in 11ac mode: