Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for wifi adapter for desktop computer.
If you have an older desktop computer that doesn't have built-in Wi-Fi, you can turn it into a wireless machine with a USB Wi-Fi adapter. These little devices plug into a USB port and give your computer the ability to connect to the Internet wirelessly. Here's our collection of the best Wi-Fi adapters for desktop computers.
- Model: A7000-10000SSKU: 6059000Top comment
"Bluetooth adapter...I added this to my desktop computer and had no issues...Got a new netgear adapter for my desktop computer. No wi get a great signal."See all customer reviewsSee all USB Wi-Fi Adapters
Product DescriptionNETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi USB 3.0 adapter wirelessly connects your laptop or desktop computer to the next-gen 802.11ac technology with WiFi speeds up to 1.9Gbps. Connect the adapter to a USB 3.0 port and is compatible with next generation WiFi devices and compatible with 802.11ac/n and all legacy WiFi devices.
- Model: USB-AX56 NanoSKU: 6540490Top comment
"USB Network Adapter...I talked to a Best Buy salesman who recommended trying this Network Adapter after ATT couldn't figure out why I was having WIFI problems on both desktop computers after getting a new modem, After several phone calls and a house visit, ATT gave up on my problem. ...There was no included adapter for desktop use as the description states. "See all customer reviewsSee all USB Wi-Fi Adapters
Product DescriptionAchieve blazing online speeds with this ASUS NANO wireless adapter. It offers selectable 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands for a clearer signal, and its built-in 2x2 patch antennas increase the signal's range for better network coverage. This ASUS NANO wireless adapter includes a clip to attach it to notebook computers and a cradle with a long USB cord for desktop use.
Insignia™ - Bluetooth 5.0 USB Adapter for Laptops and Desktops Compatible with Windows 8.1, 10, and 11 - BlackModel: NS-PA3BT5A2B22SKU: 6500986Top comment
"Needed BT dongle for desktop....Adapter...Works as advertised. Used on my desktop computer. I have my wireless headphones paired to it"See all customer reviewsSee all USB Wi-Fi Adapters
Product DescriptionGive your computer access to your Bluetooth devices with this Insignia NS-PA3BT5A2B22 Bluetooth 5.0 USB Adapter. Compatible with Windows 8.1, 10 and 11, a compact USB dongle easily plugs into the side of your compatible PC or laptop, ready to connect wirelessly to your Bluetooth devices. It supports data and audio transfers with data speeds up to 2Mbps, ensuring a reliable and smooth transmission. Even better, it has a low power energy mode, ensuring your battery isn’t being drained when your laptop isn’t plugged in. Ensure you have a reliable connection to your Bluetooth devices with this adapter. This adaptor can support driver automatic installation, but you need to ensure your computer’s internet connection is available and Windows Update is enabled.
- Model: Archer TX20UHSKU: 6522468Top comment
"Once installed, the TP-Link wifi adapter provided me with incredibly fast internet speeds. ...tp link wifi adapter review...this wifi adapter was easy to install and use. i basically live in a basement and have a hard time getting any kind of signal but this did the trick and works well so far."See all customer reviewsSee all USB Wi-Fi Adapters
Product DescriptionThe TP-Link AX1800 USB 3.0 Adapter with dual-band high-gain antennas provides up to 10x faster access than USB 2.0. Wirelessly connect your notebook or desktop computer to a Wi-Fi 6 speeds up to 1800 Mbps network for 8K/4K lag-free streaming, large downloads throughout your home.
- Model: NS-PA3C3ASKU: 6473492Top comment
"Great product to allow a wired mouse connection for the apple desktop computer!...A must for the Latest Laptops & Desktops!"See all customer reviewsSee all USB Cables & Adapters
Product DescriptionWhen your new computer accessory isn’t compatible with your hardware, don’t go buying all new expensive devices. Instead, give this adapter a try. The Insignia NS-PA3C3A USB-C to USB Adapter lets you connect standard USB products to your Mac, iPad and other USB-C enabled products. It supports up to 5 Gbps of high-speed data transfer between devices, saving you time. The attached, short, braided cable is both stylish and durable with a compact design that can easily go anywhere you do. Secure a compatible connection and forget about replacing devices with this Insignia adapter.
Satechi - USB-C Slim Multiport Adapter-Ethernet, 4K HDMI, 60W USB-C PD Charging, 2 USB-A, SD/Micro Card Readers for Mac & Windows - Space GrayModel: ST-UCSMA3MSKU: 6410333Top comment
"Best USB-C Adapter Out There...I’ve tried other adapters, but this is the only one that works. It’s a game changer for USB-C computers....Great interface for my Lemova Yoga computer. Able to transfer files from my desktop"See all customer reviewsSee all Docking Stations
Product DescriptionConnect additional ports to your device with this Satechi USB-C multi-port adapter. The two USB-A 3.0 ports transfer data from storage drives, while the USB-C port supports fast charging. This Satechi USB-C multi-port adapter features a compact design to seamlessly fit in your backpack, and the HDMI port connects external displays to show 4K videos.
- Model: BE-PA2CEW23SKU: 6523711Top comment
"Wifi adapter...Adapter...compact easy to use. It does the job. adapters are needed for the new laptop computers."See all customer reviewsSee all USB Cables & Adapters
Product DescriptionIt’s just another adapter—until your wireless network isn’t fast or reliable enough. The Best Buy essentials BE-PA2CEW23 USB-C to Ethernet Adapter enables high-speed internet access to USB-C devices. Up to 1 Gbps high-speed data transfers and fast connectivity are ideal for gaming and improved web browsing. Backed by Best Buy, our plug-and-play technology ensures a simple and effortless connection. And a compact design makes this adapter easy to carry and take on the go. Match it to the rest of your accessories with a white color for high-quality look. Don’t let a slow internet connection stop you from getting things done.
- Model: NS-PA3CELB23SKU: 6521726Top comment
"Transfer speeds were exactly what I expected and in line with my desktop computer that is always on a wired connection. ...Ethernet Adapter...Inexpensive way to allow use of ethernet connections vice WiFi for better security."See all customer reviewsSee all USB Cables & Adapters
Product DescriptionThere’s nothing more frustrating than slow internet. Whether you’re trying to get work done or browsing the web, your internet connection should always be seamless. The Insignia NS-PA3CELB23 USB-C to Ethernet Adapter provides high-speed internet access to USB-C devices such as computers, smartphones, tablets and more. It supports up to 1 Gbps, granting high-speed data transfer and fast connectivity, which improves your gaming or web browsing experience. Plug-and-play technology ensures a simple connection and LED indicators tell you the adapter is connected and ready to go. It’s also easy to take on-the-go, with a compact design that easily fits in your pocket or purse. Secure a fast connection and forget about slow internet with this Insignia adapter.
- Model: EJR-00002SKU: 5921303Top comment
"USB Network Adapter saves the say when WiFi fails...There are times I prefer a cable to WiFi and this is the solution...Ethernet Adapter...Adapter works great.plugged ethernet cable into adapter and I could instantly experience my full DSL speed from modem. "See all customer reviewsSee all Tablet A/V Adapters
Product DescriptionGet online by coupling your Surface Pro with this Microsoft Gigabit Ethernet adapter. It connects to the device's USB 3.0 port and can transfer data at speeds up to 1 Gbps.
- Model: Archer T4U_V2SKU: 5844812Top comment
"TP-Link USB Wi-Fi Adapter...Installed on a Desktop Computer that was located at the far end of the house from the router, where running a Interent cable was not feasible. ...I bought this to use on my desktop computer it works very well. Very easy setup."See all customer reviewsSee all USB Wi-Fi Adapters
Product DescriptionThe Archer T4U Wi-Fi adapter upgrades laptops and PC’s to fast AC1300 Wi-Fi speeds for smooth HD streaming and quick downloads. Switch between dual 5 GHz (867 Mbps) and 2.4 GHz (400 Mbps) bands to avoid crowded networks and Wi-Fi slowdowns for speed and range in any situation. Press the WPS button on both the adapter and a Wi-Fi router to easily join any network.