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Wireless adapter or Wireless usb dongle thing

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8y, 6m agoPosted 8 years, 6 months ago
Iam not sure which one is best, im wanting to move this old desktop to my room and was just about to buy a usb dongle thing but then wondered if an adapter would give me a better and faster signal.

please educate me
thanks
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8y, 6m agoPosted 8 years, 6 months ago
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1 Like #1
Id say there is little difference in signal strength and quality between the two BUT with a dongle you have more flexibilty as you can use it with a usb extension and position better for the signal reception say your pc is under a desk or other things that may obstruct the signal you can work around more easily.
#2
yeh and there cheaper, well on ebay anyway

thanks very much
1 Like #3
What "harlzter" says plus with the Dongle it's easier to connect it to another computer if you wanted, Plus dongles are generally cheaper.
1 Like #4
Internal cards are genrally a bit faster but most people wont notice a difference as dongles draw more power from the usb drive so its also if you are bothered with a dongle sticking out of the port and a weaker signal(since the internal ones get big aerials)
1 Like #5
I use these for my wireless pcs. these are internal and easy to install, aerials are positioned under desk and in security cupboards and they pick up the wireless signal fine.
#6
they look like the ideal solution, and not exactly xpensive. thankyou

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