text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation

Setting up the Linksys WUSB6100M Max-Stream™ AC600 Wi-Fi Micro USB Adapter

Setting up your Linksys WUSB6100M Max-Stream™ AC600 Wi-Fi Micro USB Adapter is quick and easy.  You can install the drivers automatically via Windows Update.
IMPORTANT:  The adapter supports Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 operating systems only.  Windows 8 is not supported.
Follow the steps below to know how:

Step 1:
Insert the Linksys WUSB6100M adapter into an available USB port on your computer.
Step 2:
On the notification area, you will see the Installing device driver software message once your computer has detected and is installing your adapter’s driver.
User-added image
Step 3:
Once the driver is installed, click the Wireless User-added image icon on the system tray of your Desktop screen and select your wireless network name.
In this example, Windows 10 operating system is used.
NOTE:  If you have a dual-band router, it is recommended to connect your adapter to the 5 GHz wireless band for higher speed.

User-added image

If you wish to connect to the network automatically upon startup, check Connect automatically.
User-added image
Step 4:
Enter your network security key or passphrase then, click Next.
User-added image

You will be asked if you want to enable network discovery between the devices in your network.
If you are setting up a home or work network, select Yes.
The wireless icon on the system tray will change to User-added image, indicating it is now connected to your network with Internet.  If there is no Internet connection, the icon displayed will be User-added image.
NOTE:  If you didn’t see any changes or messages that the adapter is being installed, check the Device Manager to see if the adapter is installed successfully.  To know how check if it is installed properly, click
Related Article:
Setting up the drivers using the Linksys Setup.exe file on your wireless adapter


Was this support article useful?

Additional Support Questions?

Search Again