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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for wireless adapters.

A wireless network is convenient and allows you to connect your devices to the Internet almost anywhere in your home. With the right adapter, you can share files, stream music or video from one device to another and do other things wirelessly. Browse the top-ranked list of wireless adapters below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 Adapter - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Netgear Nighthawk USB wireless adapter...I tried a variety of wifi adapters in the past but they all had problems with a weak/dropped signal. "

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    Product Description

    Instantly upgrade to faster Wi-Fi 6 technology. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 adapter is engineered to provide faster uploading and downloading, more reliable connections, and smoother streaming to your older Windows 10/11 PCs and notebooks. Experience better overall performance for your HD streaming, video conferences, gaming, work, and online learning. Just plug the adapter into the USB port on your PC or notebook for an easy upgrade. Maximize the signal strength where you need it with the state-of-the-art flexible antenna. Enjoy cutting-edge Wi-Fi security with the advanced WPA3 security protocol. Compatible with any Wi-Fi 5 or Wi-Fi 6 router and works best with the NETGEAR Nighthawk Ecosystem and Orbi mesh products (sold separately). Works with all standard Wi-Fi networks.
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    Top comment

    "Netgear Nighthawk USB wireless adapter...I tried a variety of wifi adapters in the past but they all had problems with a weak/dropped signal. "

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    Instantly upgrade to faster Wi-Fi 6 technology. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 adapter is engineered to provide faster uploading and downloading, more reliable connections, and smoother streaming to your older Windows 10/11 PCs and notebooks. Experience better overall performance for your HD streaming, video conferences, gaming, work, and online learning. Just plug the adapter into the USB port on your PC or notebook for an easy upgrade. Maximize the signal strength where you need it with the state-of-the-art flexible antenna. Enjoy cutting-edge Wi-Fi security with the advanced WPA3 security protocol. Compatible with any Wi-Fi 5 or Wi-Fi 6 router and works best with the NETGEAR Nighthawk Ecosystem and Orbi mesh products (sold separately). Works with all standard Wi-Fi networks.
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  2. TP-Link - AX1800 Nano Wi-Fi 6 Wireless USB Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Getting doubled wifi speeds from my old ac wifi 5 adapter."

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    Boost your PC's Wi-Fi with the TP-Link TX1800U Nano, a tiny dual-band Wi-Fi 6 adapter with incredible performance. Experience blazing-fast speeds, buffer-free streaming, and lag-free gaming. MU-MIMO technology ensures smooth performance on busy networks, while OFDMA eliminates lag in video and online gaming. Plus, WPA3, the latest Wi-Fi security protocol, shields your network and data. Its nano size and pre-loaded setup software make it easy to take the Archer TX1800U Nano with you wherever you go.
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    Top comment

    "Getting doubled wifi speeds from my old ac wifi 5 adapter."

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    Product Description

    Boost your PC's Wi-Fi with the TP-Link TX1800U Nano, a tiny dual-band Wi-Fi 6 adapter with incredible performance. Experience blazing-fast speeds, buffer-free streaming, and lag-free gaming. MU-MIMO technology ensures smooth performance on busy networks, while OFDMA eliminates lag in video and online gaming. Plus, WPA3, the latest Wi-Fi security protocol, shields your network and data. Its nano size and pre-loaded setup software make it easy to take the Archer TX1800U Nano with you wherever you go.
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  3. TP-Link - AXE5400 Wi-Fi 6E High Gain Wireless USB Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom

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    Upgrade your PC to Wi-Fi 6E with the Archer TXE5400UH Wi-Fi 6 Tri-Band USB Adapter! This powerful adapter features Wi-Fi 6E technology, the new 6 GHz band, and a multi-angled high-gain antenna, unlocking blazing-fast speeds and wider coverage. Experience interference-free signals and minimal speed drops with 7 additional 160 MHz channels exclusive to Wi-Fi 6E devices. Plus, WPA3, the latest Wi-Fi security protocol, shields your network and data. The 3.9FT cable offers flexible placement within your workspace, while its detachable design ensures portable connectivity on the go. Elevate your PC Wi-Fi and level up with the Archer TXE5400UH today.
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    Product Description

    Upgrade your PC to Wi-Fi 6E with the Archer TXE5400UH Wi-Fi 6 Tri-Band USB Adapter! This powerful adapter features Wi-Fi 6E technology, the new 6 GHz band, and a multi-angled high-gain antenna, unlocking blazing-fast speeds and wider coverage. Experience interference-free signals and minimal speed drops with 7 additional 160 MHz channels exclusive to Wi-Fi 6E devices. Plus, WPA3, the latest Wi-Fi security protocol, shields your network and data. The 3.9FT cable offers flexible placement within your workspace, while its detachable design ensures portable connectivity on the go. Elevate your PC Wi-Fi and level up with the Archer TXE5400UH today.
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  4. ASUS - Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 AX1800 USB Network Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "External Wireless Adapter...I had problems with my laptops internal wireless card and this was a great fix...Asia wireless adapter...It was a great wireless adapter. This network card has excellent coverage and can be easily connected to the access point for a long distance."

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    Product Description

    Achieve 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.
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    Top comment

    "External Wireless Adapter...I had problems with my laptops internal wireless card and this was a great fix...Asia wireless adapter...It was a great wireless adapter. This network card has excellent coverage and can be easily connected to the access point for a long distance."

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    Achieve 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.
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  5. TP-Link - Dual-Band AC1300 USB Network Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Fine Wireless Adapter...Connected to TP-Link Archer A2300: 5 ft away: 122Mbps/6Mbps with my Lenovo built-in wireless, and got 80Mbps/6Mbps with the T4U wireless adapter. 10 ft away: 122Mbps/6Mbps with my Lenovo built-in wireless, and got 72Mbps/5.5Mbps with the T4U wireless adapter. 35 ft away (line of sight): 122Mbps/6Mbps with Lenovo built-in wireless, and 38Mbps/6Mbps with the T4U wireless adapter. "

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    Product Description

    The 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.
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    Top comment

    "Fine Wireless Adapter...Connected to TP-Link Archer A2300: 5 ft away: 122Mbps/6Mbps with my Lenovo built-in wireless, and got 80Mbps/6Mbps with the T4U wireless adapter. 10 ft away: 122Mbps/6Mbps with my Lenovo built-in wireless, and got 72Mbps/5.5Mbps with the T4U wireless adapter. 35 ft away (line of sight): 122Mbps/6Mbps with Lenovo built-in wireless, and 38Mbps/6Mbps with the T4U wireless adapter. "

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    Product Description

    The 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.
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  6. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AXE3000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great wireless adapter....This is a big upgrade from my previous wireless adapter....Awesome Wireless adapter...One of the best wireless adapters I've ever tried."

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    Product Description

    Get high-speed wireless connectivity with this NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 adapter. The flip-open antenna design adjusts easily to find optimal signal coverage for your device, while backward compatibility with legacy Wi-Fi technologies, including 802.11a/b/g/n, offers flexibility. This NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 adapter supports WPA3 encryption for reliable security.
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    Top comment

    "Great wireless adapter....This is a big upgrade from my previous wireless adapter....Awesome Wireless adapter...One of the best wireless adapters I've ever tried."

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    Product Description

    Get high-speed wireless connectivity with this NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 adapter. The flip-open antenna design adjusts easily to find optimal signal coverage for your device, while backward compatibility with legacy Wi-Fi technologies, including 802.11a/b/g/n, offers flexibility. This NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 adapter supports WPA3 encryption for reliable security.
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  7. NETGEAR - Dual-Band Wireless-AC USB Network Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great little adapter...This wireless network adapter works great. I've used other small adapters in the past but they didn't seem to work as strong as this one. ...Netgear USB Wireless Adapter...The Netgear wireless adapter was very easy to configure. Once configured, the wireless connection was great!!"

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    Product Description

    Upgrade home or office networks with this NETGEAR smart router. It delivers high-speed dual-band Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet connections for enhanced gaming and video streaming, and the external antennas improve coverage for larger spaces. This NETGEAR smart router works with the Nighthawk app for effortless operation and control via smartphones.
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    Top comment

    "Great little adapter...This wireless network adapter works great. I've used other small adapters in the past but they didn't seem to work as strong as this one. ...Netgear USB Wireless Adapter...The Netgear wireless adapter was very easy to configure. Once configured, the wireless connection was great!!"

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    Product Description

    Upgrade home or office networks with this NETGEAR smart router. It delivers high-speed dual-band Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet connections for enhanced gaming and video streaming, and the external antennas improve coverage for larger spaces. This NETGEAR smart router works with the Nighthawk app for effortless operation and control via smartphones.
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  8. ASUS - Dual-Band AC1200 USB Network Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Perfect wireless adapter...Very helpful staff gave me pros and cons of the adapters on shelf and geared me to this one. Easy use of adapter. ...Awesome adapter...I have used about 5 or 6 different usb wireless adapters and this is hands down the best."

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    Product Description

    ASUS USB-AC53 Nano USB Wifi Adapter delivers an instant Plug and Play providing 802.11ac Wifi standard for desktops and laptops. The dual-band wireless AC1200 USB adapter features 2.4GHz and 5GHz connectivity coupled with MU-MIMO technology.
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    "Perfect wireless adapter...Very helpful staff gave me pros and cons of the adapters on shelf and geared me to this one. Easy use of adapter. ...Awesome adapter...I have used about 5 or 6 different usb wireless adapters and this is hands down the best."

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    Product Description

    ASUS USB-AC53 Nano USB Wifi Adapter delivers an instant Plug and Play providing 802.11ac Wifi standard for desktops and laptops. The dual-band wireless AC1200 USB adapter features 2.4GHz and 5GHz connectivity coupled with MU-MIMO technology.
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  9. TP-Link - Archer TX20UH AX1800 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 Adapter - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great Wireless adapter, seamless to install! Highly recommend this one! ...It’s a much stronger signal & way faster than my AC wireless adapter. Well worth it imho!"

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    Product Description

    The 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.
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    Top comment

    "Great Wireless adapter, seamless to install! Highly recommend this one! ...It’s a much stronger signal & way faster than my AC wireless adapter. Well worth it imho!"

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    Product Description

    The 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.
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  10. Linksys - AC1200 Dual-Band USB 3.0 Adapter - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "linksys - wireless adapters...These USB wireless adapters are a good price and work as advertised....Solid adapter, Linksys quality and reliability....Motherboard-mounted changing it wasn't really an option so I looked up USB wireless adapters. Having used other Linksys adapters, I chose this one for its wireless protocol compatibility. "

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    Product Description

    This Linksys WUSB6300 USB 3.0 adapter enables you to connect your computer to a wireless-AC network, so you can easily stream high-definition video and enjoy high-speed gaming. The WPA-TKIP, WPA2, and WEP protocols help keep data private.
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    "linksys - wireless adapters...These USB wireless adapters are a good price and work as advertised....Solid adapter, Linksys quality and reliability....Motherboard-mounted changing it wasn't really an option so I looked up USB wireless adapters. Having used other Linksys adapters, I chose this one for its wireless protocol compatibility. "

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    Product Description

    This Linksys WUSB6300 USB 3.0 adapter enables you to connect your computer to a wireless-AC network, so you can easily stream high-definition video and enjoy high-speed gaming. The WPA-TKIP, WPA2, and WEP protocols help keep data private.
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