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802.11n Hardware Question

Posted on 2014-07-24
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On my laptop, I ran on the command line:

netsh wlan show drivers

The "Radio Types Supported" say:  802.11a 802.11b 802.11g.

However, if I navigate to the Device Manager in the "Advanced" tab for my wireless card, it shows properties for 802.11n on different channels and for a 802.11n mode.  So, is it capable of handling 802.11n?  

I attached a screenshot of the device manager properties.
wiresless.PNG
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by:nick2253
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Yes, it supports 802.11n.
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Thanks. Just curious--why does the command line only say a,b, and g?
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That is probably what the device is connected to and/or working at. I have an N card right now and the connection is G because that is all I can get here.
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@saturation - Thank you and I was happy to help.
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