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What Wi-Fi Adapter Mode Matches my Router or Access Point Settings?

The table below shows different results obtained via various IEEE* 802.11 mode combinations between the Wi-Fi adapter and router or access point (AP).

Adapter

Router/ Access Point

Results

802.11 a

802.11 b

802.11 g

802.11 n

802.11 a only
(Intel® PRO/Wireless 2100A)

802.11 a

yes

no

no

no

802.11 b

no

no

no

no

802.11 a/g

yes

no

no

no

802.11 b/g

no

no

no

no

802.11 a/g/n

yes

no

no

no

802.11 b/g/n

no

no

no

no

802.11 b only
(Intel® PRO/Wireless 2100B)

802.11 a

no

no

no

no

802.11 b

no

yes

no

no

802.11 a/g

no

no

no

no

802.11 b/g

no

yes

no

no

802.11 a/g/n

no

no

no

no

802.11 b/g/n

no

yes

no

no

802.11 b/g
(Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG)

802.11 a

no

no

no

no

802.11 b

no

yes

no

no

802.11 a/g

no

no

yes

no

802.11 b/g

no

yes

yes

no

802.11 a/g/n

no

no

yes

no

802.11 b/g/n

no

yes

yes

no

802.11 a/b/g
(Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG)

802.11 a

yes

no

no

no

802.11 b

no

yes

no

no

802.11 a/g

yes

no

yes

no

802.11 b/g

no

yes

yes

no

802.11 a/g/n

yes

no

yes

no

802.11 b/g/n

no

yes

yes

no

802.11 a/g/n
(Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN)

802.11 a

yes

no

no

no

802.11 b

no

yes

no

no

802.11 a/g

yes

no

yes

no

802.11 b/g

no

yes

yes

no

802.11 a/g/n

yes

no

yes

yes

802.11 b/g/n

no

yes

yes

yes

Operating System:

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*, Windows Vista Starter, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Basic, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Premium, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Business, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Enterprise, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Ultimate, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Basic, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Premium, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Business, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Enterprise, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Ultimate, 64-bit version*, Windows XP Starter Edition*, Windows XP 64-Bit Edition*, Windows XP Professional*, Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*

This applies to:

Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Intel® WiFi Link 5300 and Intel® WiFi Link 5100 products
Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 and Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 products
Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

Solution ID: CS-029830
Last Modified: 27-Oct-2014
Date Created: 13-Oct-2008
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