Make sure that the Broadcom driver that you are using for your adapter is version 5 or higher. In device manager, there is no option to select a region which I’ve seen a few times. There are two hardware versions of this card: These bugs make these adapters unusable for any serious network monitoring and analysis. If at all possible avoid any channel that has an overlapping network near it like if someone’s using 4, avoid 1 and 6, if someone’s using 13 avoid 11, etc. Considering these limitations, these adapters should not be used for professional network monitoring and analysis.

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Please remember that the list of officially supported adapters includes dozens of adapter models, most of which are fully functional and have no limitations; so if you currently are using an adapter with limited functionality and the limitations listed for your adapter are critical to you, you always can purchase a different, fully-functional adapter supported wif CommView for WiFi.

It is recommended that you install the driver for the adapter by using the automatic Windows update feature, i. The fommview below are applicable only to the version 2 of this adapter.

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If you still want to experiment, use a USB 2. Post as a guest Inyel. I tried this, but the adapter still couldn’t see my router which had to operate at channel 13 to avoid collision with my neighbors’ AP’s. For example, a packet with a rate of Mbps might appear with a rate of 1 Mbps or 9 Mbps.


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To check what version you have, look at the side of the adapter. No inte, driver installation is needed when using these adapters; use the driver supplied by the vendor.

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Considering these limitations, these adapters should not be intfl for professional network monitoring and analysis. In reality, Wi-Fi exploded and it just caused Wi-Fi users thinking a different channel is better like you to trash the band.

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Make sure that the driver that you are using for your adapter is version 5. Please consider testing the hardware before purchase or use a recommended USB adapter. Everything you need for site surveys and spectrum analysis in a super bundle! For Dell,you may want to use this direct link to the driver download page. Alternatively, you can download it here.

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Packet injection using Packet Generator may generate duplicate packets. Packet injection using Packet Generator is limited to only one send rate, 1 Mbps. Note that the driver version There are two hardware versions of this card: To identify your adapter, look at the side of your adapter. The details we really need are related to his laptop, but the only way will be is if his wireless network card can be updated with an international version of the firmware.


Larssend 2, 2 18 If you want them fixed, please contact the driver manufacturer and yes, Ralink will ignore you.

If you see “WN”, then it’s v1. It was idiotic to ever have Problem is, he can’t connect to our WiFi network. However due to channel 13 being disallowed in the USA while being allowed in the rest of the world the laptop can’t see the WiFi. He will probably need to just buy a wireless network card over there, and use that one.

The laptop is a Sony Vaio PCG4L1L but since fo an american-only model europe has slightly different version numbers I don’t think a firmware update is available. You might get away by installing the WIFI drivers for the current region – however changing the channel is usually much much simpler.

The sets of the adapters being sold in other parts of the world might be different. Sadly, I don’t have a solution other than to say the same card will connect to infrastructure, but not Coommview, on 12, 13 in Ubuntu with generic regulatory domain – least common denominator settings.