One of the reasons for this is that the average wireless network card that ships with your PC is a cheap and nasty bit of kit, and one way they keep the cost down is by fitting a 2dBi antenna. Removed the drivers, planning to update them. Your name or email address: See details for additional description. Did this solve your problem? Top power packs for phones and USB-C laptops.

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Sorry this didn’t help. The software only allows for the entry of a password, not a username so connecting to a standard password-protected Wi-Fi network should x. Once you’ve got it sited properly and fine tuned, the jump in performance for anything but an already excellent signal is truly astounding.

Don’t have an account? The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. After doing some thinking about how to legally and ethically connect to the internet without having to pay for a pricey internet plan, I realized that it was likely possible to connect to the campus Wi-Fi network via an extra strong antenna or adapter of some kind.

Hawking HWU8DD Wireless-G Dish Adapter problem

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My PC, running Windows 7, said it didn’t recognize the device. If this is the only type of connection that you need, then you should either hwuu8dd Hawking Tech before you order this product to see if they have a workaround for you or contact your IRT people to see if they do.


For a start there’s the bulk factor, at 90 x x 75mm and thanks to the odd shape it’s not exactly pocketable or portable enough for use on the go.

Best power banks It’s not all perfect of course. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Discussion topics include Wi-Fi setups, CNET’s Forum on networking and wireless is the hawkjng source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.

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Hawking Technologies HWU8DD Rev B Free Driver Download (Official)

Hawking Wireless Access Point. What to expect from January’s Consumer Electronics Show. When the installation is complete you may be prompted to restart your computer.

See all Used offers. On the Hawking website they have realeased Vista drivers for it but it comes up with Atheros I presume it shares the same hardwarebut the problem is on the actual unit the 5 lights which tell the signal strength don’t work apart from the 5th light which stays on solid, and the internet performance is terrible.


However, the campus Wi-Fi network lies just out of reach.

BobThoreson Created on September 2, Yes, my password is: The HWU8DD is equipped with a new 8dBi Directional Dish antenna that provides more distance and better speeds than other wireless adapters on the market.

Read reviews that mention signal strength works great tech support easy to install feet away access point worked well highly recommend dish adapter hawking hwu wireless adapter even though works well waste of time wireless card works hawknig cheaply made hi-gain usb make sure went from 2 bars. The bigger the dBi figure, the more powerful the signal it can receive.


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