Fenvi Dual Band USB 3.0 WiFi 6 Adaptor

Nicely, I used to be performing some 4G testing (coated elsewhere within the weblog) and once I realised that my Home windows 11 Beelink Mini-PC was not selecting up a really quick sign from the 4G router, I took under consideration that my WiFi adaptor is an previous 2.4Ghz-only USB 2.0 model (I don’t usually use WiFi on the PC however I had good cause, so off I went to AliExpress for one thing extra trendy.

The beautiful field arrived in fast order containing the adaptor and a mini-CD. Does anybody REALLY nonetheless use CDs? I’ve not had a PC ready to make use of these for years – actually not this decade.

Adaptors before inserting the new Fenfv WiFi 6 adaptor - Windows 11 PC (64 bit)

I inserted the adaptor – nothing, no new adaptor, so I reset my PC and tried once more. A semi-enthusiastic ring from the PC. No change – nonetheless no new adaptor. However maintain on – management panel appears to find out about it.. see beneath..

The Fenvi WiFi 6 adaptor

What have I finished? “Cumulative Home windows 11 accessible – 1%” – is that this going to take all day?

Nope – no distinction – the brand new adaptor exhibits in units however not in WiFi – simply my previous adaptor.

However then – beneath management panel – community and Web – community connection there it was, disabled. I ensured my previous WIFI was turned off, turned off my Ethernet, enabled the brand new WiFi adaptor and… it confirmed it accessible connections – and specifically my nearest 5Ghz entry level, a number of metres away.. “linked – secured” Not as quick as my 70-120Mbps hardwired connection however loads quicker than the previous adaptor… SpeedTest.web gave me 65Mbps down, 23Mbps up…. I then added in my telephone – USB tethering to the router (I’ve blogged about utilizing a secondary supply elsewhere within the weblog)… and – nicely, this isn’t new for my PC however CERTAINLY a file for WIFI on my PC… 140Mbps obtain, 38Mbps add.