Wi-Fi: Enabled, Bridged. Can’t Modify Network Connection Settings on Windows 10

Wi-Fi Enabled Bridged

Wi-Fi: Enabled, Bridged – What Does It Mean?

If you have a wireless network card in your computer (laptops always have one) and you open the Network connections (press Win+R, type ncpa.cpl and hit Enter), you may see Enabled, Bridged under your Wi-Fi connection. Moreover, you will probably see Not connected in front of IPv4 and IPv6 protocols if you double-click it:

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Wi-Fi Network Link Speed Is 150 Mbps Instead of 300 Mbps (or 72 instead of 150)

72 Mbps Wi-Fi Link speed

The Question – How to Make a Wi-Fi Module Work in Full Duplex?

I use 300 Mbps Wi-Fi adapter on my Windows 10 PC but in connection properties it shows only 150 Mbps instead of 300 Mbps link speed. I also have another Wireless USB adapter. There is a “High-gain 150 Mbps” label on it. But when I connect it and install all necessary drivers the connection speed is 72 Mbps.

I also have several Android devices. They show the same low link speed in a wireless network properties – 72 Mbps. Why do I always have only half claimed speed? How can I speed up my Wi-Fi connection? I have a rather modern TP-Link Archer wireless router. 

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