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How to find the network adapter’s Model and version number

You can identify your network adapter's family by referring to the text on the front or back of your adapter.  Compare it with the information below.
 

Product Family

Standard

N

N Wireless
N+
Double N+
Pre-N

G

802.11g
Wireless G
Wireless G+ MIMO
Wireless G Plus
Enhanced Wireless USB Adapter

B

802.11b
Wireless Notebook Network Card

Gigabit

E Gigabit
Wired Gigabit Ethernet

10/100

10/100BT Ethernet
USB 10/100 Ethernet Adapter

Basic

Basic Wireless USB Adapter

Surf/Share

Surf & Share Wireless USB Adapter

Play

Play Wireless USB Adapter

 
The adapter's model number and version number are printed on the back of the network adapter.  Your adapter model starts with F5D, F6D, or F7D, while the version starts with a v, as shown in the example below:

 

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NOTE:  Some version numbers have four digits.  The first digit or number signifies the version.  Also, not all network adapters have a version number on them.  For more information, you may click on the links below.

Determining the version number of the Belkin Wireless G USB Network Adapter, F5D7050
Finding the version number of the Belkin F5D7051 Wireless-G+ USB adapter

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