Good Value and Performance
The RT3070 single chip Wifi works well. Good Rx sensitivity. I found using the RALINK configuration utility allows a connection to the wireless network, but prevents the further connection to the internet (it probably disables a required Windows service). So I avoided using the RALINK utility to configure the radio. Instead during the install, choose "driver & utility", but in the next window choose WZC (not the RALINK utiltiy) to configure the radio. The RALINK utility installs, but only to monitor the radio (not control it). Its nice to be able to monitor signal strength in % or db. Use WZC (the usual Windows wireless configuration tool) to configure. Works very nice and easy to switch back to the old built-in laptop WiFi by disabling the RALINK, then click repair on the old WiFi icon in Network Connections.
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