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CommView for WiFi is a tool for monitoring wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac networks. To use this product, you must have a compatible wireless adapter. To enable the monitoring features of your wireless adapter, you will need to use a special driver that comes with this product.

Alternatively, you may want to consider using the standard, non-wireless CommView edition that will allow you to capture your own inbound and outbound wireless network packets, without capturing the traffic generated by other wireless stations.

If your card is not on the list, please click here for the technical information, or take advantage of our special offer and get a compatible adapter free of charge!

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The following adapters have been tested and are compatible with CommView for WiFi:

802.11ac Adapters

Adapter  802.11 Bands  Form Factor  Supported OS  Limitations or Comments  Sensitivity on a 1-5 scale 
Belkin F9L1109 v1 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher Recommended
See tech. notes
4
Buffalo AC866 (WI-U2-866D) 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher See tech. notes 4
D-Link DWA-180 rev A1 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher See tech. notes 4
D-Link DWA-182 rev A1 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher See tech. notes 4
D-Link DWA-182 rev C1 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher Recommended
See tech. notes
5
Edimax EW-7822UACThe best choice
2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher Recommended
See tech. notes
5
EnGenius EUB1200AC 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher See tech. notes 3
Intel AC 7260 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Integrated Windows 7 or higher Recommended
See tech. notes
Not rated *
Linksys WUSB6300The best choice
2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher Recommended
See tech. notes
4
NETGEAR A6200 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher See tech. notes 4
TRENDnet TEW-805UB 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher See tech. notes 3
ZyXEL AC240The best choice
2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher Recommended
See tech. notes
5

802.11n Adapters

Adapter  802.11 Bands  Form Factor  Supported OS  Limitations or Comments  Sensitivity on a 1-5 scale 
Atheros AR5008, AR5009, AR92xx 2.4 GHz or 2.4/5 GHz Integrated XP or higher See tech. notes Not rated *
Atheros AR9380, AR9382, AR9390 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Integrated Windows 7 or higher Recommended Not rated *
Atheros AR9485 2.4 GHz only Integrated Windows 7 or higher Not rated *
Atheros AR9462 (aka WB222, AR5BMD222) 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Integrated Windows 7 or higher Recommended Not rated *
Atheros AR958x 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Integrated Windows 7 or higher Recommended Not rated *
Broadcom 802.11n 2.4 GHz or 2.4/5 GHz Integrated Vista or higher See tech. notes Not rated *
D-Link DWA-160 v.A1 and v.A2 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB XP or higher 4
D-Link DWA-160 v.B2 and v.C1The best choice
2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher Recommended 5
D-Link DWA-643 2.4 GHz only ExpressCard XP or higher 3
Dell Wireless 1505, 1510, 1515, 1520, 1530, 1540 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Integrated Vista or higher See tech. notes 4
Dell Wireless 1702 2.4 GHz only Integrated XP or higher 4
Edimax EW-7733UnDThe best choice
2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher Recommended 4
Intel 1000 2.4 GHz only Integrated Vista or higher See tech. notes 4
Intel 4965 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Integrated Vista or Windows 7 See tech. notes 5
Intel 5100, 5150, 5300, 5350 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Integrated Vista or higher See tech. notes 5
Intel 6200, 6250, 6300, 6350 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Integrated Vista or higher See tech. notes 5
Linksys AE2500 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Vista or higher See tech. notes 5
Linksys AE3000 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher 4
Linksys WEC600N 2.4 GHz/5 GHz ExpressCard Vista or higher See tech. notes 4
Linksys WUSB600N 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Vista or higher See tech. notes 3
NETGEAR WN111 v2 2.4 GHz only USB XP or higher See tech. notes 5
NETGEAR WNDA3100 v1 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB XP or higher 4
NETGEAR WNDA3100 v2 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Vista or higher See tech. notes 4
Proxim ORiNOCO 8494 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB XP or higher Recommended 5
SMC Networks SMCWUSB-N2 2.4 GHz only USB XP or higher 5
Sony UWA-BR100 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher See tech. notes 4
TP-Link TL-WDN3200The best choice
2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB Windows 7 or higher Recommended 5
TP-Link TL-WN721N and WN722N 2.4 GHz only USB Windows 7 or higher See tech. notes 4
TP-Link TL-WN821N v1 and v2 2.4 GHz only USB XP or higher 5
TP-Link TL-WN821N v3 2.4 GHz only USB Windows 7 or higher See tech. notes 4
TP-Link TL-WN822N v1 2.4 GHz only USB XP or higher 5
TP-Link TL-WN822N v2 2.4 GHz only USB Windows 7 or higher See tech. notes 4
Ubiquiti SR71X 2.4 GHz/5 GHz ExpressCard XP or higher 5
Ubiquiti SR71-USB 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB XP or higher 5
CACE AirPcap Nx USB 2.4 GHz/5 GHz USB XP or higher See tech. notes 4

* There are a number of different adapters with the same name; sensitivity varies and cannot be estimated.

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