Updated:- video and photo: Two ways to find external wifi card on windows 10 ( alfa wireless card or other)






If you are using windows 10 and tried to use external wifi USB card like rtl ALFA wirelesss card or any external wifi card, you will not find
it easily as you can find it with previous windows 7 or 8 beside the internal wifi card of your laptop.

So in windows 10 you will need to do some extra clicks until you can find your external wifi card and use it to connect to wifi network.
 On this topic and it's related video I will try to show you how you can make access to it easily either by making shorcut to it or from configuration  program which came with rtl alfa wifi card.

1- First you must install latest and compatible driver for your wifi card.

2- Connect your external wifi card to your computer vis usb port.

 Firest methoud:
1- Right click on wifi icon of network and chose  (open network and sharing center) from options.




2- Chose ( change adapter setting ) from option on left side corner.





3- Right click on your external wifi card  and select connect/disconnect option which will appear with number to differentiate  between it and internal wifi cards (for me it take nomber 8 which will differ from  what your external  wifi card will take).
note: you can access to it from setting menu by clicking on notification icon then>all setting>network&internet, wifi, flight mode, vpn).





4 - You will see available networks on both internal and external wifi cards. Select your wifi network and  connect to it.



 (To know how you can make shortcut to easily access to your external wifi card see video on link below )

Second method (depend on type of your wifi card).
   First you must manually install driver of your external wifi card becsuse it has an utility tool which help you connect to internet.
From notification panel select wifi icon of your external wifi card and from available network option sellect your wifi network and connect to it.










Update: this problem was resolved recently by first major update of windows 10 by microsoft as showed below.








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