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Upgrade wifi card on Pavilion dm4-2180us to 802.11ac

Q: Upgrade wifi card on Pavilion dm4-2180us to 802.11ac

I have a hp pavilion dm4-2180us. I want to upgrade the wifi card from 802.11b/g/n to 802.11ac. Can I do this? I would like to know the compatible faster cards for my laptop. It would be a great help! My current adapter is Intel wifi link 100 bgn Thanks in advance.

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I have product number C2M31UA. WiFi card shows as Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn I want to upgrade to the new ac standard. My max speed tests from 15' away from WAP average ~7Mbps. In comarision, my Note4 phone (yes, in airpline mode) gets 80-90Mbps all day long. I've tried few different WAPs, in different enviroments. My laptop's O/S has been rebuild several times over the years. Different drivers, versions, etc. Results are always the same.  Can someone point me to a compatible card or way to find it?  

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Hello, I want to upgrade my current wifi card, Ralink 3290. I can't seem to get it to work with Linux. Tried with a wifi card from another laptop and everything worked fine. I faced the same problem in Win 7. I can get the Intel 6200 IEEE 802.11n relatively cheaply but I have seen posts of compatibility issues of wifi cards with laptops. So wanted to confirm whether it will work on my system before buying. Thanks and Regards 

A:HP Pavilion 14-n201tx wifi card upgrade

Hello, Please find the list of wireless card which has been tested on your unit. 1) Intel Wireless-N 7260BN 802.11 bgn 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 combo adaptor for use with computer models with Intel  processors, not supported on Ubuntu Linux 717384-0012)Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi adapter 675794-0013) Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 802.11 bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 combo 733476-0014) Ralink RT3290LE 802.11 bgn 1×1 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 combo adapter 690020-0015) Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi adapter 709848-001

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The network card I have on this machine is the Ralink RT3290. I want to replace it with a 5ghz card so I can fully utilize my wifi. Can someone help me with what to look for when shopping for a replacement? Or give me an example of a replacement card that I could install? Would be much appreciated.

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I need to upgrade my wifi card on my Pavilion g6-2210sa notebook, as it is limited to 50mbs on wifi.I googled several sites and found that a possible upgrade card might be the Intel Dual band wireless 7260- Ac-HMC card however when i installed it it enables but will not find any network or actually do anythig  despite installing the Ac adapter drivers.I have looked at page 24-25 of the manual but all the wifi cards are only single band 2.4ghz options.I don't really want to buy a new laptop. I have read that the bios might be blocking the INtel card ? I need some help and ideally a part number i can order to allow upto 200mbs speeds via wifi.thanks

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Hello, I have a customer that wants to upgrade his internal wifi card to a dual band AC card. I purchased the intel sual band wireless AC 3160 card and got the unsupported card bios error. Is there any dual band AC cards that work with this laptop? I checked the service guide and can't find anything but who knows how up to date that is.  Thanks!

A:HP Pavilion G7-1260us Wifi card upgrade question

Hello @jacob4999, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I read your post about the issue with the WLAN Module, and wanted to assist you! Based on the following guide, here are all the supported WLAN Modules for the notebook:HP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC Maintenance and Service Guide (Chapter 1, Page 4). Support for the following WLAN formats: ? Intel Centrino® Wireless-N 2230 802.11 b/g/n 2×2 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 combination adapter? Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11 b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter (select models only)? Ralink RT3290LE 802.11 b/g/n 1x1 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter (select models only)? Ralink RT5390R 802.11 b/g/n 1×1 WiFi If the WLAN Module is not listed here, then it is should not be supported on the notebook. Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Please advise if it's possible to upgrade the wireless card in my laptop to an 802.11ac card.  An 802.11b/g/n card is currently installed.My PC is an HP Pavilion 17 Notebook PC.Product Name  G6R35UAR#ABAThank you.













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A:Can I upgrade the wireless card to 802.11ac

There is no whitelist. Here is the Service manual: See p. 96 Manual You have the 17 inch model and for the 15 inch AMD models HP actually offered an AC card. This one: Broadcom BCM 4352 WLAN 802.11 AC+BT4 2x2HMC for HP Pavilion 15 AMD computer models available for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 724935-005 This is an equivalent aftermarket card sold through amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/AzureWave-Broadcom-BCM94352HMB-802-11-867Mbps/dp/B00IFYEYXC/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1453758370&sr=8-4&keywords=Broadcom+802.11ac That card would work for you but, I do have to warn that installation is no easy matter. It requires extensive disassembly and will jeopardize the warranty. You should not try to install an Intel card as they are known not to play nice with AMD computers. The Broadcom will be your best bet.  If you have questions let us know.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Hi there

This USB Wifi adapter seems to be a MEGA performer --Lovely finally to be able to THINK of getting rid of LAN cables all over the place.

I've no probs with decent HD Movie streaming from a SERVER with one of these (I unplugged the LAN and inserted the USB Wifi adapter into a USB3 slot --note this needs genuine USB3 to work at proper speed). My Home router can deliver 802.11ac so no probs there.

Brilliant piece of kit and NO MORE CABLES !!!!!!. Wifi will soon be able to deliver comparable speeds to LAN especially for HOME networks. !!!

Here's the UK Link but is available in US and Europe. In any case it's delivered (in my case) by Amazon S.A.R.L (Luxembourg) so no tax !!!. even though I ordered from UK web site --they will ship outside UK tax free.

USB-AC56 | Networking | ASUS UK


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Dear all,Please tell me where I can see the list of compatible 802.11AC mPCI-E boards for HP Pavilion 15-ab207ur ?For example, it will work Intel 7260.HMW board?Thanks in advance! 

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Hi there

trying to increase the Wifi speed -- have a decent Wifi adapter with 802.11ac capability - connected to USB 3 port. Speed should be up to 500 - 600 Mbps instead of the 133 Mbps it shows. I KNOW the cable speed via LAN is really fast - so is the built in Wifi router that the cable company have given me not up to the job for Wifi -- I really would like to get rid of loads of LAN cable around the place. That's why I don't like these boxes the ISP issues you with - there's minimal tinkering you can do with them - but you have to use their cable box as a typical Router connects via the phone -- that phone connection system has long since disappeared where I am.

Seems that the cable boxes you get hobbled with by the ISP company - while OK for LAN seem to not be built for the fastest Wifi Protocol.

Anyway round this --- any call to the cable company seems to involve my worst nightmare -- long waits on the phone to some Indian call centre where the staff at the other end haven't a clue what I'm talking about -- all they seem to mouth over and over again - Is your Internet working --YES IT IS but that's not the problem. Grrrhhhhhhh!!!!!!!



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A:Wifi speed well below thereoretical (802.11ac)

Hi Jimbo,
there are a few tweeks you can make here,
Throughput enhancement is the major amendment just depends on your adapters options.
and then theres the bandwidth 5.2 is faster.

see screenshots, notepad Advanced are mine

Roy

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Hi all, I bought a used Z510 off Ebay a couple of days ago as a small upgrade from my Z500. I have a modded whitelist removed BIOS on the Z500 and use an Intel 7260ac WLAN card. Now just learnt that modded BIOS's cannot be flashed on the Z510 without hardware programming. I'm so annoyed at Lenovo for this selfish restriction and I'd seriously consider ever buying their products again. My question is: are there any 802.11ac WLAN cards that will work on this model? I've looked in the Hardware Maintenance Manual and all I can see are BGN cards, not AC. I've seen a Broadcom AC card mentioned in a thread but the model number was not given. PS: Does anyone know if the screen brightness issue was solved if one uses a FHD screen on a Z500? I know the Intel HD4000 drivers caused the issue but this thread seems to suggest that using a FHD screen reproduces the problem.Thanks a lot!Andrew

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Hi there

Got PERFECT Wifi on 801.11AC router and receiver -- Windows shows though No Internet connection --even though it's perfect.

Using 5GHZ channel too.




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A:Oh dear W10 Wifi -- please STOP telling BIG FIBS !!!! (802.11ac)

Yeah, I get this too. Quite often I get no connection over WiFi, despite WiFi working fine on all other devices.

Back in November I posted HERE about uninstalling the WiFi Network Adapter and then letting Windows re-install it, however that only temporarily solved the problem and unfortunately the problem came back again. It's solely a Windows 10 WiFi problem as numerous other devices have no problem, but I don't know how to fix it. I can only assume it's some sort of power saving thing that isn't working properly.

EDIT: Here you go. I can literally make it happen on demand. And yet I'm posting this from another computer on the exact same network that apparently has 'No Internet'.

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Is it possible to upgrade the origional wifi card to a combo wifi / bluetooth card? Computer is a HP G72-259WMProduct Number: WQ668UA#ABA Thank You Joseph~

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Model: HP Pavilion 15 ab268ca notebook (http://h20386.www2.hp.com/CanadaStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=T0E05UA&opt=ABL&sel=NTB) Wireless card installed: 802.11b/g/n (1x1) and Bluetooth® 4.0 combo Hey guys!  I recently bought this laptop new. The wifi is always quite low on it because it has a 2.4GHz adapter installed.  I want to upgrade the wifi adapter card inside to a 5GHz wifi card with the bluetooth combo. What adapter is compatible to safely install to get 5GHz wifi + Bluetooth combo for my model? Help! Any suggestions on what will work or where to go to find out would be tremendously appreciated!











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A:HP Pavilion 15 Laptop 5GHz Wifi upgrade?

 Speed, according to Intel, 2x2 AC 7265 could reach 867 Mbps theoretical limit, while AC 3165 1x1 433 Mbps In practice that is close to "real" 5GHz is AC 7265 http://www.intel.la/content/www/xl/es/wireless-products/wireless-product-selection-guide.html http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/dual-band-wireless-ac-7265.html

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Hello, The Pavilion 27-A009 has great specs, but shipped with a single band N wifi adatpers (Believe it is a 2230 Intel).  Looking to upgrade to something like an Intel 7260 which does dual band and AC. First of all, does the Pavilion 27-A009 do bios whitelisting against wifi boards? If not, what do people recommend?  Is the Intel 7260 a good choice?  Can get one from Ebay for $20 or so. Will this void my warranty?  I have a Care Pack as well, but really would like to upgrade the wifi.  Thank you!

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Hi there

This USB Wifi adapter seems to be a MEGA performer --Lovely finally to be able to THINK of getting rid of LAN cables all over the place.

I've no probs with decent HD Movie streaming from a SERVER with one of these (I unplugged the LAN and inserted the USB Wifi adapter into a USB3 slot --note this needs genuine USB3 to work at proper speed). My Home router can deliver 802.11ac so no probs there.

Brilliant piece of kit and NO MORE CABLES !!!!!!. Wifi will soon be able to deliver comparable speeds to LAN especially for HOME networks. !!!

Here's the UK Link but is available in US and Europe. In any case it's delivered (in my case) by Amazon S.A.R.L (Luxembourg) so no tax !!!. even though I ordered from UK web site --they will ship outside UK tax free.

USB-AC56 | Networking | ASUS UK


Cheers
jimbo

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I use my X131e on a network NAS, so bandwidth for desktop expereince is very important. I upgraded the factory 2x2 a/b/g/n card with an Intel 7260HMW BT4.0 card (802.11AC). However at post it says 1802: unauthorized network card is plugged in, and it haults post with no way to continue. What gives? I love my X131e minus the fact it does not support .AC I even installed a 7200rpm 500GB/32MB HDD with my OS running off a SSD mini card. Any advice? 

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Is it possible to upgrade the wlan card in a HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab254sa to support 5Ghz The current card is a RTL8723 Eg would an  AC3165  work ? Thanks

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I am looking to upgrade my wifi card for my Hp Pavilion 17-1215dx. It currently has a RealtekRTL8188EE wifi card that only does 2.4 ghz and I want to connect to 5 ghz. Is this possible and if so what would be the part number of the new wifi card?













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A:Wifi Upgrade for Hp Pavilion 17-1215dx with Intel(R) Core(TM...

The model is actually 17-f215dx and it takes a mini-pcie.  Here's the problem. The motherboard can accept a dual channel 5ghz card BUT your model has only a single wireless antenna. See pages 3-4 of the Manual here. Manual  All wireless adapters except the Intel AC3160 have a single antenna. This will effectively block any effort to upgrade to something like the Intel 7260ac, which is what you would want, as mentioned by @visruth. The only way to do it would be to completely disassemble the laptop and string a second wireless antenna cable, which is a major chore...basically take it completely apart and rebuild.  Post back and let us know if you want to do the antenna or if you maybe want some links to usb wireless adapters.  Don't shoot the messenger here. Not my decision to build it like this just letting you know the lay of the land.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Hi I want to replace my wireless mini card for my HP Pavilion dv6-2106ea. Looking for a mordern faster card that supports 2.4ghz and 5ghz at the same time. 1) I am new at this so please just tell me which cards I can use, they have to be better than my current one and must support 2.4+5 ghz 2) I have looked into this a bit, pelase tell me if this card is compatible and better. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-WiFi-Wireless-512AN_MMW-802-11a/dp/B00K83BAWQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=... 3) If there are better compatible cards out there please link them to me or give me full name and where I can buy them from. to save anyone some time here is  manualhttp://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01860375 Thanks for the help    











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A:Need a new wifi card for Hp pavilion dv6-2106ea

This also is compatible...

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Hello I was wondering what is the wifi card of the hp pavilion 15 ab222nx. Thanks in advance.

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Does anyone know if the Intel 7260HMW 802.11ac mPCI-e card is on the whitelist for the u530. Information on this isn't just scarce... it's nonexistent. I bought this laptop with the intention of upgrading the network card and had never heard of this "whitelist" thing before until I started actively researching the process. Anyway, my system has the 7260bgn 802.11n card. It's an okay card, but I'd like to be able to upgrade eventually. Hopefully Lenovo has tested the ac version of this card already and put it on the whitelist. Does anyone know?

A:IdeaPad u530 upgrade to 802.11ac

Even though the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 isn't on the whitelist, you can purchase the Lenovo version of the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC with the FRU P/N: 04W3814 Here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-wireless-AC-7260-7260HMW-wifi-bluetooth-4-0-adapter-Lenovo-04W3814-/19...You might have a better chance of getting that card to work. No need to waste time buying the generic 7260.HMW since it won't work.




Lenovo Y470: i7-2670QM | 8 GB DDR3 1333 MHz RAM | Nvidia GeForce GT 550M | 500 GB 7200 RPM Seagate HDD | ASUS PCE-AC56 802.11ac Network Adapter | Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

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hello there, i have recently upgraded my service to 200mbs with a dual band smart router, modem and router capable of 1000mbs, after upgrade i come to find my wifi card only recieves 2.4ghz channel, its pitiful that my cell phone can get 140mbs on 5ghz and my new laptop can only get 100mbs via ethernet and less than 20mbs wireless, i took it to the local computer store and he did not want to touch the machine because this model is extremely hard to get into and i have read that if it only has One antenna i would have to disassemble the display aswell , so i am basically asking several questions, (1) can i upgrade to a card that is 2 x 2 A/b/g/n/AC 867mbs  like the intel 7260 or 8260 (2) does this machine have the required 2 antennas so i do not have to take apart the display?. i find it ludacris that this machine came out in 2016 and is not capable of reaching passed 100mbs, i would have never purchsed it, i intend to keep upgrading speed as long as my ISP keeps giving me good deals on service, i pay $60 for 200mbs.....card is realtek RTL8723benf Single band 2.4ghz 100mbs......thank you in advance

A:wifi card upgrade, cannot reach 200mbs, card is realtek RTL8...

@joseph1979 From what I have found unless you have 2 antenna cables you can not use an AC card. Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05228250 Look at page 2. You could check to see if you do have 2 antenna cables. HP Pavilion 15-au000 Notebook PC series - FRU Remove/Replace Videos https://h20574.www2.hp.com/results.htm?SID=10862158&MEID=8BC6A844-F67A-49EE-B31C-F599C8D7DFED Click on Wireless Module. REO

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I have a Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 wireless card on my HP Pavilion dv6-7101tx running windows 10 64-bit.(http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c03498484)The card is not working properly now, low range and it gets limited after some time and crashes and I have to restart the laptop to get it fixed. I want to upgrade the card but I came to know that there is some whitelist in BIOS which only allows certain devices on-board. Please refer me a list of support wifi cards for my laptop and also suggest the recommended option for upgrade.

A:Recommended WiFi Card for HP Pavilion Dv6-7101tx

Hi: See this discussion... http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/Inter-Centrino-N2230-adapter/m-p/59887...

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Hi,I've got a HP Pavilion dv7  3133er,  part WA005EA#ACB,   and it's wi-fi card is Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000, and it work only b&g wi-fi, not -n.  According to the manual (http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02842278) there are a lot of supported modules, as:For use with all computer models:Atheros 9485GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and 3012 Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter 655795-001 Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter 605560-005 Broadcom 4313 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter 593836-001Broadcom 4313 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and 2070 Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Combo adapter (BT3.0HS ready) 600370-001 Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and 20702 Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter 657325-001 Ralink RT3090BC4 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Combo adapter (BT3.0HS ready) 630705-001Ralink 5390GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter 630703-001 Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0LE Combo Adapter 656119-001For use only with computer models equipped with an Intel processor:Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 631956-001Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 802.11b/g/n 1×2 WLAN module 593530-001Intel Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150 633817-001  I tried out an Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1x1 WiFi and 20702 Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter, but unfortunately this cardis incompatible. Do you know which of the listed cards (in the manual) will work with my notebook? Best regards

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There is a lot of confusing information about updating my HP Pavilion 17-g134ds WLAN Wifi Card.  Looking at the manual it shows my choice of upgrade since this is an AMD computer and no Intel is inside is; Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 M.2 Combo Adapter 792608-005 First I want to know if this will give me a 5MHz signal. Next I need to know if I should concentrate on the HP number 792608-005 when purchasing the WiFi card because there is a different Broadcom numbers associated with the HP number.  There is  BCM943142YHN - 792608-005.  If I search for the BCM43142 then I get a different HP number - 753076-001.    I see that there is a physical difference between the two cards.  The Broadcom BCM43142 has 2 connector legs and the HP number 79608-005 has 3 connector legs.  I have not had the balls to open the computer yet so I do not know what the connector will look like.  On this laptop they have made it super difficult to make upgrades and the whole back has to come off and the MB has to be removed to even up grade the RAM. Does anyone know what the WiFi card configuration will look like for the 17-g134ds? Does anyone know if there will be two antennas when I open this up because there is no bluetooth at this time.  I assume one antenna is for bluetooth and one is for WiFi.  Of course I could be wrong, I am just guessing. Any help would be appreciated. ... Read more

A:Update my WiFi card on an HP Pavilion 17-g134ds

Hi: The Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 M.2 Combo Adapter is only a single band wlan card -- 2.4 GHz band only. Any time you see a wireless N card with a suffix ending in b/g/n, that means it is a single band (2.4 Ghz) card. Dual band wireless N cards have suffixes that end in a/b/g/n or a/g/n. (the 'a' denotes the 5.0 GHz wlreless frequency). You are going to have to open up the PC and check to see: 1. What the form factor of the current wlan card is (HMC or M.2).  2. Whether or not there are two antennas present. On dual band cards, you need two antennas for both frequencies to get the best reception for both the wireless and bluetooth. If your PC's current wlan card is the HMC form factor, then you can get this Broadcom dual band AC card. Broadcom BCM4352 802.11ac 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 combo HP Part # 724935-001  Dual Band N: Broadcom BCM943228HMB 802.11abgn 2x2 Wi-Fi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter     HP Part # 697316-001  

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I want to upgrade the Wi-Fi card on the 8470p, and I've read that HP has whitelisted certain Wi-Fi cards, so only those approved by HP can really workNow the 8470p came out in 2010/2011(?) - some time around then any way, and 802.11ac wasn't really a thing back in 2011 (At least not outside IEEE offices) I found this on the interwebs: http://forum.techinferno.com/hp-business-class-notebooks/6691-installing-wireless-card-intel-ac-7260... And that person implies that it'd be possible to bang in an 802.11ac Wi-Fi adaptor and it would just work? Thought Id ask the official HP forums, considering it's a HP product!! Thanks  EDIT: Solution is wrong. See jlong's pos











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A:Upgrade possible to Intel AC 7260 802.11ac Wi-Fi ? HP Eliteb...

No AC adapters will work. Only the wifi cards that are on the whitelist which is the ones in the Manual and only the HP Part No. versions of those.  The Intel cards are limited to HP Part No. versions contrary to the Wicki guy's statements. There are a couple 5ghz options, just not 802.11ac cards. Occasionally cards that are not in the manual will somehow work and I know there is a 7260N which a lot of people confuse for the 7260ac card. I know the 7260AC will NOT work as we have had prior posts here from people that tried it but it would not shock me if a 7260N card would work. Can't promise, though. This is largely a guessing game since the actual whitelist itself has never been made public. 

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Hi Guys. new laptop. loving it so far. Upgraded the memory from 8 to 16. So now i got myself an Intel AC 7260 card to replace the current Realtek 2.4 N card. the computer recongizes the card, but it cannot start it, even with the latest driver (bluetooth does work!) would love your advices. Thank you! Yoad.

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I want to upgrade the Wifi Card from the currently disappointing Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter to the Intel 6230 Wireless N WiFi Bluetooth BT 3.0 Half Size PCI-E Card Dual Band 2.4/5.0 GHz 802.11a/b/g/n. I have heard much about the notrorious 'whitelist'.  I have found some documentation: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04438537 but none of the listed compatible cards have 5ghz, bluetooth and ubuntu support.  Would this upgrade be possible? SOLUTION:The wifi worked and both antennas were present. The bluetooth, however, did not work until I did the following: I followed the instructions on post# #50 here https://communities.intel.com/thread/31247?start=45&tstart=0 which involved taping pin 51 (the right most pin with the card with antenea ports face up ) and it worked a treat. Apparently this is also possible with software in the HP Connection Manager but apparently it is not supported on windows 10. No driver installs were needed.













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A:Upgrading HP Pavilion Touchsmart 15-n022sa Wifi Card

Hi: HP removed the BIOS whitelists from their notebooks around 18-24 months ago, so the Intel 6230 card should work just fine. What may be a bigger issue as that many notebooks with the Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter only have 1 antenna connected to the card, instead of the normal two. I can't tell you which models do, and which ones don't, and the service manual will normally show pictures in the wireless card removal and replacement section of the card always having 2 antennas connected to it. You would have to be willing and able to take the whole notebook apart including the display panel area, to install a second antenna (should one be required). A dual band card won't work right with only one antenna connected to it.

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Ok so i have a shot in the dark question, I am not sure on what parts are avalable for this laptop. I just picked this up on a trade and so far has been a pretty decent little machine. It has stock 2.4ghz wifi, which i know is pretty standard. My question is, is there a different internal wifi card i can replace the stock on with that will give me access to both 2.4 ghz and 5.0 ghz. I have been considering going the usb adapter route for both wifi bands but would like to keep some usb ports avalable without needing to get a small hub. Any info would be Appreciated! Thanks

A:Is there a dual band wifi card for HP Pavilion g4-2235dx

Hi: Below is the link to the service manual for your notebook. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03593667 Unfortunately the 3 supported wireless cards listed in chapter 3 are all single band cards. Back when your notebook was produced, HP had a BIOS whitelist which prevents any other wlan card from working other than the ones listed in the service manual.

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I'm having problems with my pavilion 17-G192DX.  when I have the wifi on, it works for about 10 minutes, then basically shuts down my home network - TV locks up, no other computers can access the internet.  As soon as I turn the wifi off, everything goes back to normal.  HP troubleshooting can find nothing...when the thing is working, that is.  I'd like to upgradethe wifi card with a dual band unit?  I'm thinking the Intel 7260 2x2.  Will that work in this computer?  Any other options?  P/N is V0Q01UA.

A:can I put a dual band wifi card in my pavilion 17-G192DX not...

Yes you can install any wireless card of the right form factor which for your laptop is an M.2 adapter. See the Manual here: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04655191 The 7260ac is a mini-pcie card and is not compatible but you could MAYBE install an Intel 8260ac card: https://www.amazon.com/Wireless-8260AC-8260NGW-Bluetooth-Wireless/dp/B01ERMBDCK/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&q... Start on p. 31 with removal of the back cover and read through p. 39. The hesitation is that, to install a dual band card you must have 2 antennae and on some HP models with lower-end wireless cards there is only one. So if you want to do this I recommend open it first and count antennae. If two, you can install the card linked above, which will perform as well as any wireless card you can buy.  Let us know if there are other questions.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as SOlution" to help others find it. 

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 Hi I have a new HP Pavilion 15-po78sa Notebook, Product number: J5B65EA#ABU, running Windows 8.1 64-bit The Wifi card is a Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn.  I'm getting only 1 bar signal strength but all other devices in the house (laptop, ipad, nexus) have a full strength signal.  I tried a Samsung USB wifi adaptor & I'm getting full signal strength with this.  I updated the drivers for the Broadcom card but there's no difference.   

A:HP Pavilion 15 - Weak wifi signal from Broadcom card but USB...

Hi, I am having exactly the same problem.I recently bought a laptop HP Pavilion 15, product number J1Z18EA#ABZ, running Windows 8.1 64 bit with a Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn WiFi adapter. My modem is barely 3 feet away and the signal strength is 1 bar. My mobile phone (Nexus 5), the iPad and my other laptop (an old HP running Windows 7) are showing full strength (or at least 4 out of 5 bars). All the drivers are up to date and nothing changed. How can we fix this? regardsfilippo

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Hello Community, My laptop -  HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab253cl (Touch) has a 433.3 Mpbs wifi card installed.  As per the documentation, the wifi cards that can be replaced are Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 802.11 ac 2x2 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter (non vPRO) 784644-005Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi Adapter 792609-005Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter 792610-005Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter 806723-005 Only the 1st one listed is a 867 Mbps card.  Would any of you know if there are more 867 Mbps cards that are compactable with this laptop ? And if there are any experts from India in this forum, how to get them in Bangalore, India. Since i don't see high bandwidth cards here, yet. Or, if i order one from China via Aliexpress, would that be compactable.  There seems to be a lot of lockdown in HP laptops unlike Dell tha i have seen. Thanks!  

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Would it be possible to switch the wireless card to 802.11ac in hp notebook 15-ay163nr?A 802.11b/g/n card is currently installed.

A:Upgrading the wireless card to 802.11ac

Hi, There is an option for you to install Compatible with Miracast-certified devicesSupport for the following WLAN formats:? Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi + BT 4.2 Combo Regards.

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Hello, if I install a new 802.11ac (old one was 802.11n) network adapter card on my laptop will it speed up my internet connection even if I have an 802.11n router? Will I even see a partial improvement with this setup or do I need both the router and the network card to be 802.11ac? Thanks.
 

A:802.11ac Network Adapter Card

if I install a new 802.11ac (old one was 802.11n) network adapter card on my laptop will it speed up my internet connectionClick to expand...

What do you mean by "internet connection"? The "up-to" speeds advertized by your ISP? The actual measured download/upload speeds by the laptop? Something else?
 

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Please advise if it's possible to upgrade the wireless card in my laptop to an 802.11ac also add Bluetooth if possible. An 802.11b/g/n card is currently installed. I really want ac but would like to add Bluetooth if possible. Also, can you tell me some cards that will work if it possible and where I can buy them at. ThanksMy PC is an HP 15-af131dx Notebook PC.Product Name P1A95UA##ABA

A:HP 15-af Upgrading The 802.11 Wireless Card to 802.11ac

hi. Wireless Networking Integrated wireless options with single antenna (M.2): Compatible with 0iracast-certi?ed devices Support for the following WLAN formats:   Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter 792610-005 Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi Adapter 792609-005 Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 M.2 Combo Adapter 792608-005 These wireless cards would be compatible, that a combo is Wifi + Bluetooth work, will depend on the operating system, since there is no physical button to be powered unless I remember Here is how to buy at HP:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372736 Manual service:http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04653881 Regards.





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I want to upgrade my Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter with an Intel Network 7260 HMWG.R Revised Wifi Wireless-AC 7260 H/T Dual BAND 2X2+Bluetooth HMC adapter.   Is it compatible?  If not, what do you suggest to get 802.11ac?

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Hi, i have a HP Pavilion touchsmart b168ca bought in 2013 with a rt3290 bluetooth combo  i would like to upgrade to a 5ghz 2 +2   what wifi cards are compatible 

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Can i upgrade my graphic cards/ram?i think i could, but i m not sure about it, and which graphic card i should buyright now i m startng to have troubles with games that requires more than 6gb RAMD9X39EA#ABZ 

A:upgrade graphic card on hp pavilion 15?

Hi: There are no graphics 'cards' in your notebook. There is a GPU which is soldered and integrated onto the motherboard. The only way to upgrade the graphics, would be to replace the motherboard with one listed in the service manual which may have better graphics. This is normally an expensive and labor intensive project. The maximum amount of memory you can install according to chapter 1 of the service manual is 12 GB. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03939658

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Hi,I have an HP pavilion 510 p-030 and was wondering what kind of graphics card I can upgrade to. I want to be able to play many video games on this computer. Here are my specs.-Product name:                                                                      510-p030-Serial number:                                                                      CNV62103K5-Product number:                                                                  V8P12AA#ABA-Operating system:                                                               Windows 10 Home 64-bit -Microprocessor:                                                                    Intel... Read more

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I would like to be able to play battlefront.  I need a card that will both fit and not over heat.  Any suggestions?

A:upgrade video card for a Pavilion 550-126

Mathellyn, welcome to the forum. Here are the system requirements for Star Wars: Battlefront.  Your computer is only rated GD Adjusted Requirements.  So, you would have to upgrade several components to play at Recommended levels. The major problem is the power supply unit (PSU).  It is only 180W.  Most of the newer video cards require at least 400W.  Here is an examle of a card that would work, but it requires at least 400W to operate properly. Please click the "Thumbs up + button" if I have helped you and click "Accept as Solution" if your problem is solved.

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can you please tell me if it is possible to upgrade my graphics card for gaming as my present one is very jerky at times. Thanks in advance.   os.Windows 10 Home 64-bit microprocessor  AMD A10-4655M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphicssystem memory  8GBmemory slot 1  8GB Hynix 1600MHzsystem board  808B 90.41system bios  F.43  graphics device 1  AMD Radeon HD 7620Gcurrent resolution  1360 x 768refresh rate  60version  15.201.1101.0 (06/08/2015)graphics memory  4,206 MBaero status  Enabled 











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A:Can I upgrade my graphics card on my hp pavilion 15

No. Unfortunately, it is not upgradeable. The graphics is provided as an on-chip solution in the AMD Quad-Core A10-4655M APU. 

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Hello, I've wanted to upgrade my PC's GFX card for a very long time and just learned that it IS in fact possible to upgrade, but if the card is too powerful I will need to upgrade everything else as well. I have never attempted upgrading a PC before, but My dv6 has a GeForce GT 320M GPU card and I would like to upgrade because I want to play games without having a large amount of lag. Is it possible for me to upgrade to a higher GPU without having to replace everything else inside of my computer?And which of these Cards would I be able to upgrade to?(again I am very new to this): http://www.geforce.com/hardware Thank you for listening

A:HP Pavilion Dv6 Graphics Card Upgrade help

Hate to burst your bubble but no it is not possible to upgrade. Not sure where you got that information. The video chip in the laptop is soldered to the motherboard. There is no place to put a video "card". I also don't think there is a dv6 with a GT 320M or that such is a "thing". 

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I have been researching how to upgrade the network card on this laptop.  The dx5 manual shows in its list of approved wireless cards that with an intel system I need a Broadcom 4322 802.11a/b/g/n card.  I looked up this card at several sites and they all say they are for compacs or elite books.  Will this card be ok for my dv5 or is there another option?

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Please suggest a graphics card for me. I have the integrated AMD Radion R7 that came with the motherboard when I purchased the desktop a couple of years ago. Max resolution appears to be 1600x1200.  I want to upgrade my monitors (two) and the graphics card to better support my Adobe Lightfoot work.  I do not and never will do any gaming.  The desktop's power supply is 300W. I'd like to keep the card price under $100. I have not picked out monitors so I don't know what my target resolution will be, but 1600x1200 is too low. Thanks.

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