Which Wireless Networking Adapter is Installed in Your Dell Computer

Which Wireless Networking Adapter is Installed in Your Dell Computer


To determine which wireless network adapter is installed in your computer, refer to the section that matches the Operating System on your computer and follow the instructions.
  1. In the Search box, type change wi-fi settings.
  2. Touch or click Change Wi-Fi settings (System settings).
  3. Touch or click Hardware properties.
  4. Look at the Manufacture: listing to see the brand of the wireless adapter installed in your computer.
    Note: Make note of the Manufacture and Description. The description is how the wireless adapter will be listed in Device Manager.
  1. Press and hold the Windows (Windows Button) key, and then press the q key.
  2. In the Search box type settings.
  3. Touch or click PC settings.
  4. Touch or click Control Panel (located in the lower left-hand corner).
  5. In the search box (located in the upper right-hand corner), type adapter.
  6. Under Networking and Sharing Center, click View network connections.
  7. All the network adapters installed on your notebook will be listed.
  8. Look at the Wi-Fi adapter listed.
  9. Hover your cursor over the listing to see the brand and model number of the wireless adapter installed in your computer.
  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. In the search box (upper right-hand corner), type adapter.
  4. Under Networking and Sharing Center, click View network connections.
  5. All the network adapters installed on your notebook will be listed.
  6. Look at the Wireless Network Connection adapter listed.
  7. Hover your cursor over the listing to see the brand and model number of the wireless adapter installed in your computer.
  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Double click Network Connections.
  4. All the network adapters installed on your notebook will be listed.
  5. Look at the Wireless Network Connection adapter listed.
  6. Hover your cursor over the listing to see the brand and model number of the wireless adapter installed in your computer.


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Article ID: SLN129650

Last Date Modified: 01/24/2019 06:30 AM


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