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NETGEAR WNDA3100-100NAR IEEE 802.11a/b/g, IEEE802.11n Draft USB 2.0 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Adapter Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK), Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) 64-bit, 128-bit.

  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g, IEEE802.11n Draft
  • Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates
  • 2.4GHz/5GHz
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  • newegg Dual band Dual band ensures top speeds and the greatest range while minimizing interference.
  • newegg Faster multimedia streaming The NETGEAR WNDA3100-100NAR provides Wireless-N speed for streaming HD videos, simultaneous downloads, and online gaming in addition to basic Internet applications. It is backward compatible with Wireless-G.
  • newegg Easy setup The included Smart Wizard CD offers graphical installation guide.
  • newegg Secured connection Push 'N' Connect offers a secured wireless Internet connection at the push of a button.
  • newegg Technical support NETGEAR offers expert technical support 24/7. You can contact them anytime to solve your related problems.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 90 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 90 days


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  • Spencer K.
  • 7/22/2014 12:03:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDoes exactly what you need for a fair price.

Pros: Cheap. Works. Great adapter if you want to connect to a duel band signal.

Cons: It's big. Sticks out quite a bit farther than a nub.

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  • Rod M.
  • 7/17/2014 6:01:25 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorked, nothing spectacular

Pros: Having a dual band router, I wanted to try a dual band Network adapter. I had read many reviews and knew heading in that the 5GHz range isn't as good, but gave it a try. They are right, the range isn't very good. I did connect with my router from 2nd to first floor with one to two bars, showing 54-80kbps speed.

I've purchased a LOT of the refurbed Netgear adapters, all have been the WNA3100, all have functioned as they should, and I guess this thing functions normal as well. The 2.4GHz range on this adapter was similar to that of the WNA3100. Going to move this to a PC on the first floor that is rather close to the router and see how it does.

Cons: Cable is a bit short, worked in the WNA3100 cradle just fine, which gives it a lot longer cable.

Other Thoughts: I really don't know if there is an advantage with the 5GHz range for me. I live in the country, I don't have interference, and the WNA3100 adapters I use, when in range, connect to my WNDRMAC router at 300Mbps as it is.

Considering switching to the new economical Asus AC router

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  • Tammy S.
  • 7/12/2014 4:02:41 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsIt works

Pros: It works,fast speeds, better than PCI card

Cons: Software needs to be downloaded form the internet which if you don't have this you wont have internet. so HOW are you to download the software and drivers (((facepalm)))
Also no serial number , cannot be registered

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  • Kyle D.
  • 12/30/2013 3:01:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: It worked okay.
I never had any problems with range or disconnection
It functioned well
It has good bandwidth

Cons: While it does have good bandwidth it is not the best for transferring files over wifi. I don't think I ever got that 300Mbps transfer rates that it advertised but I never really used it that often.

Other Thoughts: I eventually had to replace this because it couldn't handle constant high bandwidth usage. (Playing PC games and streaming to twitch) After about 2 hours it would disconnect on me.

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  • Mr. J.
  • 7/1/2013 5:06:53 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsRefurbished?

Pros: They came quickly

Cons: These things are refurbished. I had a hell of a time getting one to keep and hold a signal. Had I known these were refurbished I would have never purchased them. The newegg headline did not say refurbished. Copyed and pasted the header below along with what is on this page.

I am not too happy with this. I understand that mistakes happen but I am still not too happy.

Other Thoughts: the headline on the shopping page

NETGEAR WNDA3100-100NAR IEEE 802.11a/b/g, IEEE802.11n Draft USB 2.0 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Adapter Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK), Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) 64-bit, 128-bit --No Refubished notification---


what is on the rating page ***
Refurbished: NETGEAR WNDA3100-100NAR IEEE 802.11a/b/g, IEEE802.11n Draft USB 2.0 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Adapter Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK), Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) 64-bit, 128-bit. ---what is on the rating page---

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Anonymous,

We'd like to help if you are still having problems. Please contact our support team at support.netgear.com and they will be happy to help with the signal problems. Also, Newegg is a great company to work with and I'm sure they can help you exchange your refurbished model for a new one if needed.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • Christina M.
  • 6/22/2013 6:16:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorks fine but...

Pros: Works great! I really don't have much of any issue with it.

Cons: it may just be my lack of Windows knowledge (I'm a Mac person first and foremost but need a PC for work) but it continues to have a box that pops up wanting me to install the device. The device is installed and works but the box continues to appear and I have to end the box in order to get it to go away.

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  • micheal s.
  • 5/19/2013 7:13:51 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsupdate excellant way to go newegg

Pros: ok came to let you all no that after going though all the hassle with netgear that newegg has decided out of the goodness of there heart to give me a refund for this item. i have allso decide to just buy a new 1 and not a refurbished one so i will get a cd and teck support by phone for free thank you newegg

Cons: netgear falled in giveing phone support
netgear wanted to charge 39.99 for phone support
netgear falled to clean the software out the was set up fo a different computer before i bought it..
netgear needs to remember without there custermers they will be out of bussiness..
netgear allso for got about custermer satisfaction number 1 rule..

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  • micheal s.
  • 5/17/2013 8:04:11 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsnot worth the hassle

Pros: looks good,i run windows 7 and windows enterprise,failed on both windows enterprise crashed to blue screen.

Cons: these where not cleaned out and they are configuered to the last computer they where plug in to..called for teck support told me they could reconfigue it but i have to pay 39.99 for phone service.. recondition items should be new parts as well as the programing inside. and should work when you plug it in.. there is no refund on this item. my mistake for not reading all in details..

Other Thoughts: netgear needs to clean out all older software on refurbished items and reinstall new..and have free phone support for items for at least 30 days...

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Michael,

We are sorry to hear about your issues with the WNDA3100 and support, and we would like to offer our assistance. Please contact us directly at amazon@netgear.com-- provide any case numbers you received from support as well as a copy and paste of your review.

We hope to hear from you soon,

NETGEAR Team

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/22/2013 4:05:59 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat performance but large

Pros: When I purchased the WNDA3100-100NAR I was looking for a USB 802.11a/b/g/n that would provide high performance with my high performance WiFi router. The WNDA3100 provides the high data rates I was looking for. Also, this unit is dual-band and it plays nicely with my dual-band WiFi router.

Cons: For a USB device that normally plugs directly into the computer it is surprisingly large.

Other Thoughts: Thus far it's large size, when compared to current USB memory keys, hasn't been a problem. It just seems odd to me.

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  • Kevin T.
  • 4/11/2013 2:31:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot worth it

Pros: USB

Cons: Drops connection constantly. Took awhile to get drivers as the serial number is blacked out. Netgear wouldn't help -- "a refurbished product is no longer our product". Folks at tech support were super rude; save yourself the hassle and look elsewhere.

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