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Intel AC 7260 Dual band wi-fi card compatibility

Q: Intel AC 7260 Dual band wi-fi card compatibility

Hey guys and girls. First post in the forum here I'm about to upgrade some parts on my Pav G6 1344sa, namely replace the HDD with a SSD and replace the DVD drive with the HDD, replace the tired keyboard for a new one and upgrade the wifi card for a 5G dual band so i can untilize the speed of my newly installed fibre broadband. After a bit of research i have read there maybe issues getting the Intel AC 7260 card i just ordered to work in this notebook. Can anyone confirm if it will work? I read that some users have used a tweak of covering pin 20 and/or pin 51 with tape to make it compatible, anyone tried this or can explain how this works? Cheers

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A: Intel AC 7260 Dual band wi-fi card compatibility

No it will not work and the covering of the pins is actually a Lenovo trick that I have never seen anybody recommend for an HP. I would think it will not work since the problem is a whitelist. The card has to prove to the BIOS what it is, not hide what it is from the BIOS so stopping the identification data from being read will just cause the wifi card to be rejected by the BIOS. As stated, there is a BIOS whitelist and only the specific HP branded wifi cards originally offered with the laptop will pass and allow the system to boot past BIOS. If you want that list just post back.

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Hello, my laptop wifi signal began to fluctuate, even 1m away from router, the signal strength is on the one-point. So I decided to buy a new wifi card intel 7260.But after installing new card and its drivers, LED indication on the key F12 remains orange, unresponsive and i cannot turn it on. Can anyone help?I updated the bios and do the windows update, and using the latest drivers from Intel.Thanks in advance











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A:Intel Dual Band 7260

Hi: You can't use an Intel wireless card in a computer with AMD hardware.  That is why it doesn't work.  And there is nothing you can do to make it work. Plus your notebook has to have 2 wireless antennas or you can't upgrade the wireless card at all unless you take the whole notebook apart including the display panel to add a second antenna. If your notebook has two antennas, and if you want a dual band wireless N card, you need to get a Broadcom one. Broadcom BCM943228HMB 802.11abgn 2×2 Wi-Fi Adapter, Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter --  HP Part # 730668-001 

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I would like to upgrade the speed of my wireless network card on my Inspiron 15 7537.  Intel says wireless-ac 8265 has the same M.2 form factor.  Can I upgrade the N 7260 with this card as a simple plug and play replacement?

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I have just purchased a new HP Pavilion and  want to upgrade the wireless wlan card. This is a great PC and has a Intel Core 4 Gen i7 and so far works good when connected to my LAN via Cat6. I am having issues pulling large CAD files and in looking over the service manual the only option listed for a duel band card is a old N Intel 3160 (1X1) from 2013. I Contacted Intel and was informed that the card should work but that HP tends to Whitelist there BIOS in order to keep customers from upgraded there workstations. The issue I am having is the the Intel 7260 is not listed in my service manual BUT is currently available as a driver download on the support site listed as a Intel 7260/3160 driver. Does anyone know if this product is whitelisted on the BIOS? I have listed the part I am ordering below for reference.  INTEL DUAL BAND WIRELESS AC 7260 - (2X2 NETWORK ADAPTER PCI EXPRESS HALF MINI CARD -802.11B, 802.11A, 802.11G, 802.11N,802.11AC, BLUETOOTH 4.0 LEModel Number 7260.HMWWB.RTigerDirect Part Number: IE2-102594433List Price $29.99 As you can see the value in spending $29.99 and the return on investment this offers this is a no brainer compared to the "stock" Realtek  Wireless Card that comes standard on this computer. Also would like to point out that this computer was only $479.99 at Best Buy and came with and 4Gen i7 and was too good a deal to pass up.  No idea why HP would but such as inferio... Read more

A:Intel dual band wireless-ac 7260 Compatability

Hi: From the several posts I have read on the forum you should have no problem installing any wireless card you want in your notebook, as it appears that HP has done away with the BIOS whitelisting of wireless cards. Below is the link to the service manual for your notebook. Memory upgrade info can be found in chapter 1. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=7582630& Now, I have some bad news for you... You will void the warranty if you install a wireless card or memory yourself. Unfortunately, you have to pretty much take the whole notebook apart to get to the hard drive, memory and wireless card.  You can refer to chapters 5 and 6 of the service manual for the removal and replacement procedures.

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I just got the internal adapter Intel Wireless Dual Band AC 7260. I couldn't get it to work at ac speed, it always connects at 54mbps. I have another usb external DLink AC wireless adapter which works fine.
Just wondering if I have to do anything (config/setup) with the Intel internal wireless adapter to make it work at ac speed. I have been to device manager and check but it doesn't seem to have any option for ac mode.
Any help would be appreciated!

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My sons' ThinkPad Yoga is extremelly slow when surfing the web. Can it be that the original wireless card does not support current wireless technology standards? Is there a recommended wireless card upgrade for this model? The hard drive is almost empty, he only uses it for college work and basically uses MS Office products. No gaming applications in this box. See system specs attached. I updated all the drivers. Any ideas?

























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Hi. I recently upgraded my windows to anniversary version last week and after several hours I notice that there's something about my wifi connectivity. I am 10 meters away from the router but the wifi indicator at the right bottom show full bar but my connection still very slow and it should be only 2 bar like before. After several munites of connectivity it disconnects itself and when I tried to connect it again it says that can't connect to this network sometimes no network found. I restarted my pc to and it connects again and disconnects again after 5 minuntes. Help me do dome something about this..

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Just want to add to the compatability discussion....... I just successfully replaced stock  RTL3290 adapter in my HP Pavilion n-010dx X360 Win10 64-bit (ver.1607) with an Intel AC-7260.  I added a second antenna to inside of the laptop display chassis and the card connected to  my SonicWall TZ-217 Wireless N NSA at 300mbps without any fuss. Bluetooth 4.0 works flawlessly with my Jabra STEALTH (v.1.25.0.1) headset (headphone and microphone).  Using the stock HP BIOS (updated) and Intel drivers BT_19.10.1635_64_Win10 (64 bit) & Wireless_19.10.0_PROSet64_Win10.  Speedtest.net pulls 51.51/5.42 on my 50/5 connection. Totally screams. Have fun!

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Hi, i would like to know if its possible to install a Intel Dual Band Wireless-A?C 7260 Plus Bluetooth or other Wireless-A?C/Bluetooth on my HP Pavilion DV6-7084la. information about my BIOS:Update F.2D Rev. A - 1 de mar. de 2016Nombre de archivo: sp68425.exeDetalles de la versiónFecha de lanzamiento: 26 de ago. de 2014Versión F.2D Rev. A

A:Installing Intel Dual Band Wireless-A​C 7260 Plus Bluetooth ...

No. Sorry. That model still has the HP BIOS whitelist which will prevent the laptop from booting if anything other than officially sanctioned wireless cards are installed. None of the approved devices is an ac type receiver. Some are combination wifi/bluetooth. Post back if you are interested in locating and installing one of them. 

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Hi guys,

I have a Toshiba Satellite A660 laptop and i like to upgrade the wifi. I bought Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 wifi card, when i installed it, it didn't work. First i tried it with windows 10 default driver and later with latest official intel driver. I also tried to install the card again and it didn't work, tried to switch antena cabels still no go. Then i check the wifi card on another Asus laptop (approximately the same age model) and it worked, so the wifi card is working normally.

All the time the card is visible in the device manager and the icon is there to. The icon has the symbol for turned off wifi.

What could be the problem, what can i do?

Best regards.

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 HI!
 I need to know if the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 device is compatible with (supported by) DELL Latitude E6540.

 This is the device link: http://ark.intel.com/products/75439/Intel-Dual-Band-Wireless-AC-7260
 This is the device picture:
Anybody know? It is compatible?

Thanks,

Pedro

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What is the highest speed possible when connecting the wireless-AC wifi card to a wireless-N router? My wireless-N machines get 100Mbps speeds on my wireless-N router but the wireless-AC machine only gets 35Mbps.  I understood "AC" to be backwards compatible with "N".  Is does connect but the speed is much lower than the "N" equiped machines. Do I actually need an "AC" router?





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A:T440s Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 with wireless-N router

there are lots of problems wih the Intel 7260 card, it's not just you, issues are slow speeds, disconnects, no data transferred at all.

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My Ideapad z710 came with the Intel Wireless-N 7260 (802.11bgn) which only supports 2.4Ghz. QUESTION: Is it possible to purchase the Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260 (802.11agbn) which supports the 5GHz band as well and just download the appropriate drivers? I heard that Lenovo may have blocked the hardware for that specific laptop? or are these just rumors?

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I'm thinking about upgrading my Pavilion (Vista) and HP 15 (Win 10) to wireless network adapters to take advantage of 5ghz channel on my router I'm interested in the Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 Prior to installation, I was going to download the Intel drivers but did not find anything specific to either Visat or Windows 10 Som I thought perhaps someone out there has already been down this road and may have advice one way or the other????

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Hi,
DELL Latitude E6540 supports Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260?
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 Specifications: http://ark.intel.com/products/75439/Intel-Dual-Band-Wireless-AC-7260

Thanks,
Pedro

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I decided to get rid of my rankin wirelss card. It never worked for me the way it should have. I won't get into that, but I just replaced it with an Intel 7260 wireless card and it's not working. I have to plug in my external wireless card to get onto the internet. When the intel card is the only one on the computer, I get a red x on the networking in the bottom right corner. It recogizes the card is there, the drivers are installed, but it doesn't want to turn on. It says the radio is turned off. Device Manger recogizes it and says it's installed too. My system is a Windows 10 Pro 64 bitIntel i7-3620QMKingston HyperX 16GB DDR3L 1600 MHz RamNvidia 650M GT 2 GB DDR5Samsung 850 500GB SSDLatest Bios Driver installed 

A:Intel 7260 Compatibility

Hi, Your machine was built around 2012, sadly to say the chance to upgrade wifi card is from very slim to none due to BIOS whitlist. Noway you can get around with this. Regards.

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I'm running Hyper-v manager on my thinkpad workstation, after I've created virtual wifi switich.the internet connection keep connecting / disconnecting frequantly.once I switch off the hyper-v it is fine.I did all required troubleshooting, windows updates and drivers updates, finally I tried the same virtual machine on another toshiba laptop with normal specifications comparing with thnkpad and it is working fine

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Hello, I just got my E560 on 9/27/16. It has windows 7, 64 pro installed. I plugged in the battery and waited an hour or so before turning the system on. Everything booted ok and I entered my hidden router for my wifi. Unfortuanly, it would not connect. I finally dug out an old ethernet cable to hook up and test the system and download some software. I then unhid my router and still was not able to find it. Everyones router in the neigborhood showed up but mine. I call tech support but they claimed that it was my routers software. I have 4 other devices working just fine on the wifi and I even set my printer up for wifi while the router was hidden with no problem. I checked the Lenovo site for updates but the system said everything was up to date. I went to the Intel site and downloaded their current driver for this card. The laptop finally noticed the router while it was unhidden and I again hid the router and rebooted my Laptop. This cured the problem. However, I was displeased with Customer service they tried to tell me it was a problem with my router and not the system and all my drivers shipped from the factory were up to date. I hope this will help anyone who has a similar problem.

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Hi, I would like to upgrade this laptop Wifi Card and was wondering if it will work, the service manual seems to have to antenna connections, but I am not sure if the laptop motherboard would be compatible with this card. Thanks for your input

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Hi all - I have a DV7-7230us that I have upgraded massively since purchasing it at a great prices about three years ago - new display, maxed memory, 500GB SDD, Win10-Pro, etc. This laptop has all the capability and raw power that I need for a laptop, but one thing that bugs me is the original wireless mini-card in it - it is single-band, 2.4GHz a/b/g. I would like to replace it with the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 2x2 Networok/Bluetooth adapter (7260.HMWWB.R), but just want to ensure compatibility before I start down that path - has anyone had any success and/or advice I should consider on this? If not compatible, does someone know a compatible wireless AC dual-band card that will work? Thanks! 

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I would like to place the Intel AC 7260 card in my laptop. Now there is the Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter in.This card doesn't support 5GHz.Does the Intel card work in my laptop?Regards,Gert-Jan

A:Intel AC 7260 WIFI card

Dear Customer, Belos is the list of  compatible W/LAN Cards for your model : Atheros AR9285 802.11 a/b/g/n 2x2 WiFi adapter 580101-001Atheros AR9285 802.11 a/b/g/n 2x2 WiFi adapter 580101-002Intel WiFi Link 5100 802.11/b/g/n WLAN module 593530-001Intel WiFi Link 5100 802.11/b/g WLAN module 593531-001Broadcom 4312G 802.11 b/g WiFi adapter 582562-001Broadcom 4312G 802.11 b/g WiFi adapter 582562-002Realtek RTL8191SE 802.11b/g/n 1x1 WiFi Adapter 593533-001Ralink RT3090BC4 802.11b/g/n 1x1 WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Combo Adapter (BT3.0+HS ready)(for model 1.2 only)602992-001Intel Centrino Advanced -N + WiMAX 6250 (for model 1.2 only) 619997-001Broadcom 4313 802.11b/g/n 1x1 WiFi and 2070 Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Combo adapter (BT3.0+HSready) (for model 1.2 only)600370-001  Determine if Computer Has 5GHz Network Band Capability (Windows) 1. Search "cmd" in the Start Menu. 3. Type "netsh wlan show drivers" in the Command Prompt & Press Enter. 4. Look for the "Radio types supported" section. Determining Factor:If the network adapter supports network mode 802.11ac:The computer has 2.4 GHz and 5GHz network capability IS Dual-Band Compable.If the network adapter supports network mode 802.11n:The computer MAY OR MAY NOT have 2.4 GHz and 5GHz network capability and be Dual-Band Compable.If the network adapter does not support either of these network modes it IS NOT Dual-Band Capable.  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to... Read more

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The Linksys EA4500 Dual-Band N900 Router is really high tech.Because of this, will there be any compatibility issues with wireless devices that try to connect with it? Like laptops, ios systems, gaming systems, etc.
 

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I recently recieved an Intel Dual band 7260-Ac wireless card for my Hp Envy m4 and I'm needing help getting it to work. Does any body have any sort of suggestions for me to try to bypass the bios "white list"

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I want to change my Atheros wi-fi network card with this  Intel AC 7260. Somebody can tell my if i need to upgrade my BIOS for my model to install this card?    

A:Wireless Intel AC 7260 network card

We need the full model number but updating the BIOS will not enable the use of any additional wireless cards. HP did in the past use a whitelist which dictates that you can only use certain specific models and the relevant question is whether your laptop is pre- or post- whitelist. Generally the cutoff is around January 1, 2014 as the build date. 

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I have bought an Intel dual band wireless ac 7260hmw. I was under the impression your just needed a pcie slot in the motherboard but when i tried to insert it , it doesnt fit. I now am led to believe i need other hardware to install this hardware. Is this true? Thank you for any help!
 

A:Intel dual band wireless ac 7260hmw

is this a desktop PC ?
these are the different laptop PC connectors
http://www.machinaelectronics.com/blog/a-guide-to-mini-pci-laptop-wireless-cards/

and heres a desktop pci card
http://www.pcupgrade.co.uk/productdetails.asp?ProductID=5257&categoryid=524

just as examples - no recommendations on the above devices
 

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Hello!
This is my first post here so I'll try doing my best integrating myself here and hope you'll help me to some problems I have to Windows 10 Home edition.

I bought last week a new wonderful laptop Asus ROG G752VY-GC178T. I dislike Asus for not creating drivers for Windows 7 too (kinda not like W10 as much as W7). Anyway, it seems that everything works normally except Wi-Fi!

I got 2 routers, an Asus RT56u and a TP-Link WR841ND.

When I'm connected over wi-fi to the Asus router, I have absolutelly no problem with, but when I'm connecting to TP-Link router, it's start drop the connection after I start download something. The error is about Gateway. It's very strange because the TP-Link is good enough for other devices and I had no problem with.

I did the following:
- Updating wi-fi drivers
- Rollback (to the original ones)
- disabled AV/Firewall
- Reset Wi-fi card many times and router with no clue.

I have no ideea why it's problematic to this router to connect, all other devices has no problem while dowloading at high speed so I guess the problem is from the OS.

PS: The TP-Link router has openWRT firmware and I believe this has nothing to do with my problem like I said above, all other devices works perfectly.

My other thought was that the Intel wi-fi card is incompatible with TP-Link router? or is too good for that kind of router? I doubt that.

Sorry for my english and hope you have a solution for this..

Thanks in advance!

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Hello!
This is my first post here so I'll try doing my best integrating myself here and hope you'll help me to some problems I have to Windows 10 Home edition.

I bought last week a new wonderful laptop Asus ROG G752VY-GC178T. I dislike Asus for not creating drivers for Windows 7 too (kinda not like W10 as much as W7). Anyway, it seems that everything works normally except Wi-Fi!

I got 2 routers, an Asus RT56u and a TP-Link WR841ND.

When I'm connected over wi-fi to the Asus router, I have absolutelly no problem with, but when I'm connecting to TP-Link router, it's start drop the connection after I start download something. The error is about Gateway. It's very strange because the TP-Link is good enough for other devices and I had no problem with.

I did the following:
- Updating wi-fi drivers
- Rollback (to the original ones)
- disabled AV/Firewall
- Reset Wi-fi card many times and router with no clue.

I have no ideea why it's problematic to this router to connect, all other devices has no problem while dowloading at high speed so I guess the problem is from the OS.

PS: The TP-Link router has openWRT firmware and I believe this has nothing to do with my problem like I said above, all other devices works perfectly.

My other thought was that the Intel wi-fi card is incompatible with TP-Link router? or is too good for that kind of router? I doubt that.

Sorry for my english and hope you have a solution for this..

Thanks in advance!

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Hello. Is it possible to work this card for T440p?

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Hi I have a Lenovo G510 i7-4700MQ laptop and I want to upgrade its exisiting Wifi card with a more enhanced Wifi card, that is, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth 4.0.  Is my laptop able to support this new Wifi card and is it in its wifi whitelist. Please elaborate and help me upgrading the wifi card. I am anxiously waiting for a kind response. Thanks in advance.  

A:Lenovo G510 and Intel Wireless-AC 7260 Wifi card

hi mfniazi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
I'm afraid that the upgrade youre plannig is not an option for the system.. 
This system is limited to these WLAN and are not equip witrh Dual Band 5ghz speed.
 
WLAN, Intel 135 1x1BGN+BT Intel 135 1x1BGN+BT  20200486 PCIE HMC WLAN (G400/G410/G500/G510)18 WLAN, WiFi 1x1 BGN Cbt BCM94313HMG 1x1BGN  20200102 HMC WLAN18 WLAN, WiFi 1x1 BGN Liteon HB125 1x1BGN HMC  20200223 WLAN18 WLAN, WiFi 1x1 BGN+BT4.0 Cbt BCM943142HM 20200222 1x1BGN+BT4.0 HMC WLAN18 WLAN, WiFi 1x1 BGN+BT4.0 Liteon WB225 1x1BGN+BT4.0 HMC WLAN 20200224
 
 
Regards
Solid Cruver




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I've recently booted my laptop to windows 10 and found that all my drivers were missing and after that I tried downloading drivers on another computer and installed it on my notebook but the wireless adapter was still not working and ip config command is blank and says that media is disconnectred.I went to device manager and i found that intel(R) dual band wireless adapter 3165 is not starting i don't  know the reason please suggest me a solution for this. Thank you.

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I purchased this laptop two months ago (I wasn't using it for the two months) and just recently it restarted on its own twice while I was using it when it turned back on it was not connecting to the internet I know it's not my internet because it is working on my phone perfectly.. When I troubleshooted the problem it said the Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 adapter is experiencing driver- or hardware- related problems, please tell me how to resolve this issueThank you!

A:Intel(R) dual band wireless giving problems

@Tsnoodle? To better help you we would need the exact model number or product number of your laptop/desktop??? http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00033108 REO

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Why is my new wifi card Unautorized?When i start my notebook it says "Unautorized wifi-card detected, please remove and reboot"What can i do to make this work?

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I'm about to buy a new wifi adapter to enjoy the benefits of my dual band router.I've bin looking online and i couldn't find any known retailers in my area that offered an intel dual band N 7260 adapter but many that offer the AC version of the adapter. So my question would be is my laptop compatible with the adapter i would like to buy?Because some of the websites noted that their adapters won't work on lenovo, hp and some other systems. Thank you!











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A:Is my HP envy 17-j130eb compatible with an intel dual band A...

Hi, Yes. Please use part number on page 41 of the following manual:           http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04091762.pdf The manual also shows you how to replace it. Regards.

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I have an Inspiron 15R - 5537. It currently has the Intel N7260 b/g/n wireless card. I would like to upgrade this to the N7260 dual band card so I can take advantage of my 5G wireless network. I can get the card no problem, and the swap looks pretty easy, but what else do I need to do as far as drivers, registry in order to make it work?

A:Upgrade Intel N7260 Wireless to Dual Band - Can it be done?

Hi jdvoigt,
Yes you can upgrade from single band wireless card to dual band. Once installed on the system you may consider reinstalling the drivers for it.

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Hello,I have been having serious problems with my HP Pavilion 17 Notebook's WiFi driver. It first began with periodic disconnects when I was using Windows 8.1. When I would close the notebook it would disconnect from WiFi, and every few hours it would disconnect as well. (Connection to my router would display a yellow exclamation point, say limited, and all other networks would disappear from view).More recently, within the past week, the disconnects have become far more frequent. I'm talking every 10 minutes or so. Now it's at the point where the lap top is simply unusable.In the past I would just go into devices through the control panel, and disable then enable the Ac3160 driver and that would seem to do the trick to get me through the day. However, now that simply does not work. I am at my wit's end.Yesterday I updated to Windows 10 to see if that would alter the way the driver is behaving - nope.I have unchecked any boxes in power management settings that would disable network connection to save power.I have updated the driver.I could definitely use some help! Thank you.

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is there any video ro good instructional on how to secure the pins into the card? I bought this months ago and had to reput one prong into it after my wifi connection was horrible.I guess stressing the laptop into different positions popped it out. Any 'correct' way to do this?Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 WiFi Bluetooth Half Mini Card http://www.amazon.com/Intel-Dual-Band-Wireless-AC-Bluetooth/dp/B00E7QGHE6?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=tru...I dont have the time as a student to open my laptop like this, anyone reccomend a small, almost like the mice usb wifi dongle? I am in the next room from the router most of the time?

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I have Lenovo y700 gaming laptop. It has windows 10 home operating system. Since past few weeks wireless adapter(Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165) is showing abnormal behavior. Many times wireless/wifi available connections list becomes empty. I have tried installing latest drivers from both Lenovo and Intel website against Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 adapter. I suspect windows 10 updates has done something wrong. Sometimes after trying installing drivers again and again fix the issue but appears again after few restarts.

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Hi,I have this laptop Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab102nv with Wi-Fi Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11 bgn and want dual band wifi and bluetooth, so i bout from ebay this wifi adapter Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160NGW Bluetooth 4.0 Wifi.This card is compatible with my laptop?Please can you help me? it is possible to make it work on my laptop?I try but the laptop have one antenna cord and if put to 1 position works the wifi but not the bluetooth and if put it on position 2 works the bluetooth but not the wifi.What can i do? please any solution?

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The maximum connection speed I am getting with the AC 3165 wifi is 72mbps. I have tried all the settings and updates.I have 2 other laptops with Atheros cards that connect at 144, an old Acer and a Surface Pro (1)i.  I just returned a Dell laptop to the Microsoft store for the same issue. I believe I will be returning this laptop as well. Intel wif cards are the worst ever.

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The wirless internet keep stopping.  I have to restart computer to make it work again.  It appears to be a problem with the wifi adapter.Have a new windows 10 HP pavillion computer using windows 10 Any help would be appreciated 

A:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 windows 10 keeps failing

Hi, Please try newer driver for your computer:     http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp74001-74500/sp74163.exe More drivers:    http://support.hp.com/nz-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-15-Notebook-PC-series/8499302/model/8960... Regards.

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Have follwed all of the suggestions from HP and no matter what still have int issues, all my other devices work perfrctly well, tried with another router but still the same. Bought this as an update but wich I hadnt bothered nothing but issues. 

A:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 intermittent Connection

Hi: The only suggestion I can offer, would be to try the latest wireless card driver directly from Intel and see if that makes a difference. The 2nd file down on the left is for W10 x64. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26148/Intel-PROSet-Wireless-Software-and-Drivers-for-Windo...

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I just upgraded my laptop wireless adapter from "Broadcom BCM43142" to "Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 802.11 ac" upon confirmed that the new card is supported from service manual.  Both latest Intel wireless and bluetooth drivers are installed (18.33.0.2 and 18.1.1611.3223 respectively). AC connection works perfectly fine; however, the bluetooth seems to be having issue here.  For pairing and maintain active connection between bluetooth device and laptop, I have to put them right next to each other literally.  Any distance more than 10cm apart, the bluetooth device will be inactive and unusable.  I don't have such problem with Broadcom which I can perform pairing and maintain active connection even a meter apart.  Does anybody face the same issue before with Intel AC 3160 bluetooth?  Or is this a hardware issue with the card itself?

A:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 bluetooth issue

 Hi @cfc723, Welcome to the HP Forums! I understand from your posts that you are having an issue with your HP Pavilion 15-p041tx Notebook and the new Wireless card you installed. The only one that was compatible in the service manual for a Intel processor was the Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi adapter.  Here is a link to the service manual. Thanks.  

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I am running an HP ProBook 440 with Window 7 Pro SP1 64bit. It has an Intel Dual Band Wireless AC-8260 for Bluetooth. I am trying to stream audio from the laptop to a Bose Soundlink Bluetooth Speaker. The laptop and the speaker are connecting but audio remains on the laptop speakers. I've looked through the properties for the Bluetooth devices in the device manager. Is there, and if so, where do i find, a configuration to turn on the audio portion of the wireless device? Any help or suggestions is greatly appreciated.

A:Intel Dual Band Wireless AC-8260 - audio issue

Not sure, but it may be the Bluetooth needs to be set as the Default Playback device.
That is found in Control Panel/Hardware and Sound and finally the Sound Panel, Playback section.

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I have the same problem. I have an HP Pavilion 17Z-g000 CTO Touch running Windows 10 Pro with Intel dual-band wireless AC 3165.  The wireless connection continues to randomly drop internet connection.
When I first bought the computer it would crash Win 10 with a blue screen.  After several driver updates, it now just loses connection to the internet.  Clicking on the wireless icon, the network shows it as connected to my wireless router, but with no internet access.  After a while, wi-fi shows as being off, and can't be turned back on, and finally, wi-fi shows as disconnected with no available connections.  If I try to reboot, or shut down, the computer will hang indefinitely until I manually shut down by holding in the power key.
When I turn the computer back on, the wi-fi will show as not connected and will not show any available networks.  To restore the network connection, I have to diable the network controller in device manager, restart the computer, and re-enable the network controller.  This problem occurs both after waking from sleep and after a powerup.  The time it takes for the problem to arise can vary from a  few minutes, to a few hours after logging in.
I have tried the latest drvier from HP, 18.30.0.9, and also the latest from Intel 18.40.0.9, but the problem still persists.  HP support says this is a software problem, and since my computer is more than 90 days old, I will have to pay for support.  I told ... Read more

A:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 intermittent Connection

Hey @Bleutoo, I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post serial numbers and case details. If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, this post has instructions. Please take a moment to read HP's Privacy Policy at http//www8.hp.com/us/en/privacy/ww-privacy.html . Cheers,TechSurge.

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Hi! First of all, I'm sorry if my English is bad. My laptop is running on Windows 8.1 Single Language. I just bought this about a month ago and I'm having this weird problem.

Cases that my network adapter connects to my computer:
1.) After restart
2.) When the network adapter successfully starts and then shut the computer down then start it again

Cases that my network adapter does not connect to my computer:
1.) Turning the computer on after a few hours from the last shutdown

I have done the following things:
1.) Update the driver
2.) Not allowing the computer to turn off the network adapter
3.) Uninstall and reinstall network adapter
4.) Release and renew IPv4 address
5.) Disable Proset services
6.) Disable Bluetooth driver and services
7.) Set WLAN AutoConfig to automatically start

Is this a hardware related problem or a driver problem? Do you know how to fix this?

Thanks!

A:Network Adapter problem - Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7

Not enough information regarding which model of wireless adapter you have, what mfg & model of router/gateway. Download Speccy from piriform.com and post the URL it gives you after you run the tool.

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I'm having the same problem, really want to find a solution.

A:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 intermittent Connection

@Nathan166? What is the exact model or product number of your laptop??? What OS are you running??? If W10 did you upgrade to W10??? REO

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