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Upgrade Wifi Module to a new Dual band module

Q: Upgrade Wifi Module to a new Dual band module

Hello , Product : HP ENVY Ultrabook 4-1046txCurrent Wifi Module : Broadcom 802.11 b/g/n I need to upgrade my wifi module to a new dual band module preferably the Intel one.http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/dual-band-wireless-ac-7260-bluetooth.htmlCould anyone confirm that whether my laptop is Whitelist or not ? Thanks in Advance !

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A: Upgrade Wifi Module to a new Dual band module

Hi, Your machine was built long way before mid 2014. The chance to change wireless card is from slim to none. Do you know the whitelist story don't you ? Regards.

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Does anyone know of a dual band WLAN module that works with a United States hp Pavilion g6 (g6-1b59wm) laptop? I've searched the forums and found a little background info, but was never really able to come to a conclusion on my question. I loooked over the hp Pavilion G6 Notebook PC Maintenance and Service Guide (http://h20565.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c02829479) and it appears to list two compatible dual band WLAN modules: 1.) Atheros AR9285 802.11 a/b/g/n 2x2 WiFi adapter - hp Spare Part # 580101-0012.) Realtek 8188BC8 802.11a/b/g/n 2x2 WiFi and Bluetooth 3.0+HS Combo Adapter - hp Spare Part # 602993-001 However, when I search the hp parts website for those two part numbers, they both show up as single band WLAN modules. I know there's a BIOS whitelist for my particular hp laptop that only allows hp approved WLAN modules to be used with the laptop. I know I could go the route of getting a USB dual band capable wifi adapter, but I'd prefer to keep the USB ports on my laptop freed up I'm getting the feeling that there aren't any dual band WLAN modules available for my hp laptop. Any help or clarification would be greatly appreciated.













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A:hp Pavilion g6 Dual Band WLAN Module Availability

Hi: Looking at the service manual for your notebook I see a few mistakes... The Atheros and Realtek cards are definitely mislabeled in the manual as dual band (a/b/g/n) cards. They are only single band cards. But the Intel WiFi Link 5100 should be a dual band card, so i think that is mislabled and should be an a/b/g/n card. http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/product-briefs/wifi-link-5100-brief.pdf Unfortunately, the Intel Wifi Link 5100 wlan card will not work in your particular model because it has AMD hardware. The Intel cards will only work in notebooks with an Intel processor and chipset. So, as I see it, you cannot install an internal dual band wlan card in your notebook because of the BIOS whitelist.

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Hi!My short storry here: I have Ideapad 700 15ISK nb. and Lenovo P2 smartphone. I vant mirroring the P2 screen to the notebook, but it was wrong - "Error happened on connecting! Try again to connect to <notebook name>..."So, it's possible, notebook wifi card( Intel dual Band AC 3165) not compatible my smartphone wifi?I ask hungarian Lenovo community, they said, it's android problem (Android 6.0.1).Otherwise the phone is able to connect other Lenovo nb. modell and other.Is it the reason why I would like change the nb. wifi module.Please, help me choose the best wifi module or find the solution to connection. Best regards: telex00

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Hello,
I have brand new Dell Inspiron 11 3158 2-in-1 .So far loving it.But I hate that I've got the 1x1:1 802.11n adapter, which tops out at 150Mbps and 2.4Ghz only. I want 5Ghz, preferably 802.11ac. Single stream or dual stream if possible.
Any recommendation what card will supported on my Inspiron? Where I can order it? Do Dell offer the modules directly for upgrade?
Current card is Dell Wireless 1810 with new M.2/NGFF Connection (not mini PCI-ex socket), which use mediocre realtek chipset inside.
and, by upgrading this part, do I lose my warranty?
Currently living in Indonesia.

Thankyou before.

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Hello,My laptop has HP lt4114 LTE 4G Module for WWAN.So, I wonder what kind of LTE Band and frequency supported with this module, HP lt4114 LTE 4G Module.I could not find any specifications of this module for supporting LTE Bands or frequencies.Please let me know the information about it.Thanks in advance 

A:Support LTE Band or frequency of HP lt4114 LTE 4G Module

Robin515 wrote:Hello,My laptop has HP lt4114 LTE 4G Module for WWAN.So, I wonder what kind of LTE Band and frequency supported with this module, HP lt4114 LTE 4G Module.I could not find any specifications of this module for supporting LTE Bands or frequencies.Please let me know the information about it.Thanks in advance You need to contact your mobile provider on this HP has nothing to do with WWAN connections.

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have a centrino 11230bnhmw on my pavilion dv72CE2061PJW want to upgrade to a dual band 3.0/4.0 wifi card, need to  replace the failed oneknow what card 

A:wifi card,dvd A1l71AV want to upgrade to 3.0/4.0/ dual band

Hello @apaege, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I read your post about the WLAN Module, and wanted to assist you! To start, can you provide me with the Product Number of the notebook?  Here is a link you can use that will help you find your Model and Product Number:How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? Once I have that information, I can provide you with information about the upgrade options.  Looking forward to your reply. Have a great day

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I have an EliteBook 840 G1 when booting up shows the message, "The system has detected that a wireless module installed in the system is not supported and disabled it".  WWAN Module ID (703).  This message just started coming up recently every time the laptop is booted up.    The laptop was purchased new 2 years ago and no additional hardware has been installed.  I have looked online for solutions but everything I have read refers to new hardware being installed.  I installed the newest bios to see if that would fix the problem, but i still get the same message at startup.  Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Wifi stays on orange will not turn on to blue. Have tried to power off by holding on/off switch down then removing battery. Still msg wireless module (701) not found.This has happened a couple of months ago and it started working again after a few reboots. No luck this time ???Any advise???

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I was given a HP Pavillion g7 LZ881AV laptop running Windows 7 Home with an intel core i3 processor, the laptop came without a wifi card.  So, I pulled up the Maintenance and Service guide from the HP website to see the reccomended cards.  I had read about HP whitelisting, so I wanted to make sure I got a compatible card.  I purchased a  Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230card from amazon and installed.  Everthign seemd to be going fine until I turned the laptop on and got an error  "Wireless Module not supported The system has detected a Wireless module installed in the system is not supported.  System halted. Please remove device and restart. WLAN Module ID (702) For more information, please visit www.hp.com/go/techcenter/startup" I don't understand, I thought I purchased the correct card. I removed the card, updated the bios to  Relase Feb 28, 2013, Version F.66. reinstalled the wifi card and got the same message. Needless to say I am frustrated, and any help would be greatly apprecaited.  Thank you. 

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Hello. I want to change my wifi adapter in a notebook. Now, I have Ralink 3290. Can you recommend some wifi modules for my notebook. It could be Intel, Atheros or Broadcom.

A:Replace Wifi module in 350 G1

Hi: Does your 350 G1 have two antennas currently connected to the wireless card? If so, I put an Intel 7260 dual band wireless N card in my 350 G1.  Works great. Or if you have an AC router, go for the Intel 7260 dual band wireless AC card.

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Hi, I have an HP Pavilion 15-E033TX laptop with me for last 2 years. My WiFi module is Ralink RT3290 and it is behaving randomly now a days. It detects my home WiFi network but it dosent detect my office WiFI network. Whereas my mobile detects all of them. The problem is with all WiFi networks. Detects some and dosent detect others. I have tested these all with my iphone and it detects all of these WiFi networks. I have no idea what is going on with my laptop WiFI module. Few details of my laptop are as follows: Processor: Intel Core i7 4702MQ 2.2GHzRAM: 12 GB DDR3Hard Disk: 750GB ToshibaDisplay: Intel HD 4600 and AMD Radeon 8670MWired Network: Realtek PCIe FE Family ControllerWiFI Module: Raink RT3290 802.11bgn WiFI Adaptor Now i want to change the WiFi module of my laptop. I want to know if it is possible for my laptop model or not? A reply / help in this regard will be much appreciated. regards

A:Replacement of Laptop WiFi Module

Here is the Service Manual: Manual See p. 51 for "how-to" on removing the wireless card. Your model does not have a "whitelist" problem but there is perhaps another equally troubling issue. There possibly is only one antenna attached to the module and available. If that is the case, your options are terribly limited and there is no way to tell if there is 1 or 2 antenna leads without opening it up and looking.  You definitely need to get rid of that Ralink adapter. It is not a good piece of hardware even if working and if it has failed it is actually a good opportunity to install something good.  This is the best card for you, but requires 2 antennae: https://www.amazon.com/Intel-7260-HMWG-R-Wireless-AC-Bluetooth-Mounting/dp/B00MY9S692/ref=sr_1_1?ie=... Post back if you need any more help. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Hello guys, I want to update my computer to have a Bluetooth 4.0 connection, i've tryed some PCI-e boards but It was not compatible...Do you know any PCI-e board wifi and Bluetooth 4.0 that is compatible with Pavilion G6? Thank you

A:Wifi and Bluetooth module for Pavilion G6

Need exact model and the big question is whether it is in the "whitelist" era. Generally anything with a 4th gen Intel Core or newer is past the whitelist and you can install any wireless or wifi-bluetooth card of the same form factor as long as you have at least 2 antennae which I believe the G6 models do. 

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Hi all,

I looked online and I'm still a bit confused whether I should get dual or single band wifi for a laptop that I would like to purchase. Can someone explain to offer a suggestion as to which one is best?

Thank you in advance.
 

A:dual band wifi card vs single band wifi card

I should get dual or single band wifi for a laptop that I would like to purchaseClick to expand...

do you mean a router
or as part of the laptop spec ?

what router do you have and does it work in dual band simultaneously

the advantage of the 5ghz signal is if you are in a crowded 2.4ghz environment then 5ghz helps avoid interference - also the coverage is wider - although the 5ghz router i have linksys - does not seem to be

if your current router only works in 2.4ghz , then no advantage in the short term

some routers are advertised as dual band - but you have to choose between 2.4 or 5 ghz and so ALL devices will need to support 5ghz
 

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Hi to all seven forum.
please guide me on this issue. I have a dell inspiron 14 n4050. and it had 2gb ddr3 ram. and I want to upgrade the ram to 4gb. but here is a little confusion. some system information softwares shows that the ram installed on this pc is 667mhz bus. and I want to upgrade the 4gb ram of 1333mhz. I attached those softwares snapshot, check them and guide me that is it really 667mhz or what.? if this is 667mhz then another 1333mhz 2gb ram would not compatible with it and I must purchased the exact same bus ram, either 4gb single or pair of 2gb with exact model and bus.
also tell me the ram model that which model is installed on this laptop.

A:How do I know the exact RAM module for upgrade.

If unsure you can unscrew side panel of machine and there should be a sticker on ram module(s) stating make model speed etc you shouldnt need to remove the ram to see sticker

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Hello Windows Vista Forums,

I would like to upgrade my Random Access Memory (RAM). I am thinking to put 2GB RAM cards into my machine. I have a small problem though. I don't know what type of memory my I should put into my machine. I own a Alienware Area 51 7500. Here are the system specs:

System Manufacturer/Model Number Alienware
OS Vista Ultimate x64
CPU Area 51 7500
Motherboard MB-EVGA122CKNF68B1
Memory 8GB ElPIDA DDR2 PC2-6400 U-DIMM 800MHZ
Graphics Card(s) NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS
Sound Card EAX3
Monitor(s) Displays SAMSUNG 23" GAMERS CHOICE
Screen Resolution Primary 1680 X 1050, Secondary 1920 X 1080
Hard Drives ST3250410AS
Model: ST3250410AS
Size: 250GB
PSU CoolerMaster 1000
Case Alienware Black Head Chasis
Cooling Noctua NH-U12P x 1x120mm fan, 6x120mm case fans
Keyboard Alienware M51 Standard Keyboard
Mouse Alienware M5 Standard Size Mouse
Internet Speed 54.0 MBPS
Other Info Bought in October of 2007 from Alienware.

If anyone can reccomend a type of RAM for machine and where to purchase for a good reliable price, that would be fantastic! All help is appreciated! Thanks!

Regards,
alienware

A:RAM Memory Module Upgrade

Pretty sure you'll be good with 240 pin DDR2 modules. Best to install in pairs, so keep that in mind. While newegg isn't guaranteed to give you the best price, they've always been reliable wherever I am in the world when it comes to shipping.

Newegg.com - Computer Hardware,Memory,Desktop Memory,240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM

Those are the modules for your board sorted by rating. I personally have Mushkin brand in my tower, but I'm not partial to any brand. Check out the reviews. Maybe someone else here has the same mobo as you and can offer some first hand experience on what you should get. Good luck.

Also for future reference

http://www.crucial.com/

You can go there and find the proper ram size/timings and then use that info to do a search on newegg or your favorite shopping site.

According to them here's the ram you need (http://www.crucial.com/store/listpar...AREA-51%207500)

Package: 240-pin DIMM
Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300

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Hello, I am currently experiecing connection drops with my AC7260. I tried changing all the advanced options but looks like my card is already faulty. Yup it's only a year old and it is already faulty. Since my warranty is out already, I just want to know if the new HP Omen-15 is compatible with the new AC8260NGW. Been looking for information everywhere if the laptop has whitelist. No luck so I have no choice but to ask haha. Thank you,Maurice

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Hi, I upgrade my EliteBook with 8 GB RAM (1 Module) and my laptop keeps restarting on Windows 10 Logo, all test (Except hard drive) failed and reboot my laptop again. Memory RAM SpecSize: 8 GBPC3-10600CL9 204 pinSO-DIMM Kingston KVR1333D3S9/8G Any advice? Thanks you

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Hi, I upgrade my EliteBook with 8 GB RAM (1 Module) and my laptop keeps restarting on Windows 10 Logo, all test (Except hard drive) failed and reboot my laptop again. Memory RAM SpecSize: 8 GBPC3-10600CL9 204 pinSO-DIMM Kingston KVR1333D3S9/8G Any advice? Thanks you

A:Windows keeps restarting after memory upgrade (Module 8 GB)

Hi: You can only install 2 x 4 GB of memory in your notebook.  An 8 GB module will not work. There is very specific memory you have to install.  Just going by the specs won't work. See this discussion, and any links posted within. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/RAM-memory-modules-that-actuall...  

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  If I upgrade Avast program through its upgrade function, it generates a dll missing error which can only be fixed by complete uninstall, reinstall, and reConfigure from square one.
Does anyone know how to get offline installs of Avast Pro Anti-Virus?  I think if I simply install the latest greatest, my settings will be saved [I hope!] and I will avoid the dll missing error.
 
My Avira Anti-Virus Pro's Firewall module is uninstalled, go figure.  Does anyone know how I can reinstall just that Firewall module, or, do I need to reinstall the offline EXE?
 
  I have three computers, each one has its own stuff.
 

A:Avast upgrade & Avira Firewall module not installed

Avast! Professional Antivirus direct download <- offline installeravast 2016 Offline Installers (direct download Links)

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I have a Dell Inspiron 5521 Laptop having 4 GB RAM. I am planning to add additional 8GB RAM.
So, the Total RAM would be 4+8= 12 GB.

I found the following information in Dell Specifications User Guide:

Memory
Connectors:
Inspiron 5521 Two internally-accessible DDR3 SODIMM connectors
Inspiron 5537 Two internally-accessible DDR3L SODIMM connectors
Capacity Up to 16 GB
Type:
Inspiron 5521 Dual channel DDR3
Inspiron 5537 Dual channel DDR3L
Speed Up to 1600 MHz
Configurations supported 2 GB, 4 GB, 6 GB, 8 GB, and 16 GB

I found the following Memory Module information by running Command on my Laptop: 
Total Width: 64 bits

Data Width: 64 bits

Size: 4096 MB

Form Factor: SODIMM

Set: None

Locator: JDIMM2

Bank Locator: Not Specified

Type: DDR3

Type Detail: Synchronous

Speed: 1600 MHz



Question 1: Is it possible to add 4+8= 12GB configuration in this Laptop?
Question 2: Should i use DDR3 instead of DDR3L RAM in this Laptop?
Question 3: Which RAM is best supported with this Laptop, Kingston or CORSAIR Vengeance?

Note: I am using Ubuntu on this Machine.

A:Dell Inspiron 5521 | RAM Upgrade | Memory Module

1. Yes, albeit at a performance penalty.  It's designed for a pair of matched modules.
2.  Either will work by itself.  Don't mix DDR3 and DDR3L though -- if you have DDR3, use that; if L, use that if you're adding a module.
3.  Crucial is hard to beat particularly given its compatibility guarantee when purchased through its memory configurator.  Anything else- ask the vendor about compatibility guarantees (or be sure you understand the possible restocking charge if a return is required).

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I live in a neighborhood with lots of 2.4GHz Wifi (and other) activity, and would like to swap out the wireless card in my Lenovo Z570 so I can use the 5GHz band as well.  Is there an official upgrade I can purchase from Lenovo for this?  If not, can I get an Intel Wifi card to replace it, or possibly get a Thinkpad-certified card if that is necessary?  I understand that the BIOS may prevent non-approved cards from being recognized and used in my system. Thanks in advance for your help! Alan











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A:Upgrading Z570 to dual-band wifi

From the Z570 hardware maintenance manual, the Intel Centrino Wireless-N 6250 agn + WiMax will work fine. You can purchase the Lenovo version of it here Make sure the FRU P/N is 60Y3195. Here's the ebay link: http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2047675.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0&_nkw=60Y3195&_sacat=0&_from=R40 Hope this works for your Z570.




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I currently have a Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi Adapter and want to upgrade to a dual band card that supports 5G.  Which card will work the best with my computer?  I saw a post on your website with this option noted below but want to make sure it works with my computer before I buy it.  Below is what I found on one of the forums on your website.  However, I am not sure if this will work since it says it will not work with HP and my computer is an HP. Bplus: Intel Network 7260.HMWG WiFi Wireless-AC 7260 H/T Dual Band 2x2 AC+Bluetooth HMCPartner; Bluetooth half Size Module       Please know that this card is the universal version, it will work on all the laptops except Thinkpads/ Lenovo and HP For half size mini pci-e slot, Not for IBM Lenovo and HP machines.Wi-Fi Alliance Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* for 802.11ac, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* a/b/g, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* n, WMM*, WPA*, WPA2*, and WPS, WPS 2.0, Protected Management Frames, Wi-Fi Direct* for peer to peer device connectionsIEEE WLAN Standard IEEE 802.11abgn, 802.11ac, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11i, 802.11h, 802.11wBluetooth Dual Mode Bluetooth* 2.1, 2.1+EDR, 3.0, 3.0+HS, 4.0 (BLE)Authentication WPA and WPA2, 802.1X (EAP-TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST), EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA Authentication Protocols PAP, CHAP, TLS, GTC, MS-CHAP*, MS-CHAPv2 Encryption 64-bit and 128-bit WEP, AES-CCMP, TKIPKind regards,Tracy              &n... Read more

A:hp envy 17, need a dual band wifi card for 2.4 and 5G

Hi, What is your HP Envy 17 Laptop ?  Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108 From my understanding, the chance to upgrade wifi card for laptops built before mid 2014 is very slim to none, higher for after mid-2014 laptops.Regards.

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AT&T recently upgraded my Uverse service and I ended up with a gateway (router) that provides both a 2.4 and a 5.0 Mpbs network.  Is there an internal adapter, compatible with the ProBook 4540s (product # C9K70UT#ABA), that I can purchase that will be dual band and allow me to connect to both available networks in my home?

A:Dual band internal wifi adapter

Neil. Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235   P/N   670292-001 http://ark.intel.com/products/66890/Intel-Centrino-Advanced-N-6235-Dual-Band Your manual here. http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03758231.pdf HP ProBook 4540s Notebook PC - Remove/Replace videos here http://h20464.www2.hp.com/results.htm?SID=5229455&MEID=0B16F6F9-A9BB-4275-8FB4-57CCA3816318 REO 

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I've downloaded the driver and i click setup but then it comes up with this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action pleases install a program or,if one is already installed,create a association in the default programs control panel.
 

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I have a Lenovo N586 that has the single band wireless N adapter.  I attempted to install a new, dual-band adapter, however the computer stopped boot at a black screen that stated my card was not approved.  What dual-band WIFI adapters are approved to upgrade this computer with? Thank you.

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HiLooking for the part number to replace wireless card in notebook.I need a dual band 2.4ghz and 5ghz card.Current part is HP p/n 709505-001 sps#709848-001ThanksGlenn

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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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My wife got a HP17-g121 laptop and when trying to connect to our 5g dual band router I realized the adapter does not work with 5g and I want to replace it, what make and model will work best in doing so? Also, for some reason the 2.4g band will barely get me 25Mps download speeds where on my HP the 5g gets me closer to the 150Mps I am suppose to be getting, any reason for that?

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Hello,
Does anyone know which model & size of WiFi card that used on Inspiron 7459? I purchased this All in one from BH and it only came with one band 2.5Ghz G/N WiFi card and this card getting weak signal lately, so looking for a dual band to replace it. 
Thanks!

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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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Hello, I currently have a wireless WRT54G router in my home. I have a laptop wirelessly connected, one computer wired, and three more wirelessly connected, all with G adapters ATM. So that is a total of 5 computers wireless and one wired.

I was thinking about as a Christmas present for myself upgrading to the new N networking. However, I would keep all the G adapters, except for one, which I would put into the laptop. Do you think I would see an increase in speed in the N laptop?

Also, I am using Comcast High Speed Internet. Do you think I should get the Dual-Band N Wireless Router, or the Ultra RangePlus Wireless N Router? I am not sure how the 5 gig band works, or what it is exactly, but I thought it would be nice to have for the future? IDK? Also what about the 310N router? Just a thought. Thanks!

What do you think I should do in my situation? Thanks. Please feel free to ask me any questions!
 

A:Should I upgrade to N Dual-Band? Which N router should I get if so?

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Hello, I have a HP Pavilion Model 14-n014nr with Atheros Model AR5B125 and i wanted to upgrade my wifi card to pick up the 5ghz frequency band on my dual band router. Am i able to upgrade to any notebook wifi card that supports AC?

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This computer came with a single band wireless adapter. I need to upgrade to a Dual Band 5Ghz wireless adapter. I searched the "PartSurfer" as well as the "Maintenance and Service Guide", Model and Product numbers of the laptop matched and the suggestion was to go with the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi and BlueTooth 4.0 combination WLAN adapter 710662-005. So I carefully ordered that exact module, installed it, nothing, tried different drivers and software from Intel, nothing, checked the HP support assist for updates, nothing, put the old single band card back in, works as it did previously. Why doesn't this card work when both the manual and part surfer specify this card? Please help. Thank You HP Envy 17Windows 10Model: 17t-k000P/N: G0U21AV 

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bought a great computer with 32GB Ram and 2 Terabyte HD but it came with a cheap single band Wireless adapter. Couldn't believe it. My adapter is a RAlink RT3290 802.11 bgn Wi-fi adapter. I want to upgrade it to a compatible dual band AC capable adapter. Anybody have any ideas as to what to get as a Wireless Adapter upgrade to replace my OEM Adapter?

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Is it possible to upgrade wifi single band card originally installed on my laptop to dual band for picking up 5G. If YES, what the model?Thanks.

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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 am planning to purcahse an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 mini-PCI card for my Lenovo Z710. My Z710 recently does have an Intel Wireless-N 7260 wifi card which is non-dual therefore does not cooperate with my router on 5.0 GHz (only 2.4 MHz). My concern is that according to some comments on the Internet Lenovo blocks the 5.0 GHz option of the Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260. Can you confirm or deny? I would appreciate any comments on that issue. Thanks. Zoltan 

A:Upgrade Lenovo Z710 with an Intel Dual Band Wirele...

Looks like someone found an AC card for the Z710. https://www.reddit.com/r/Lenovo/comments/4gx2gw/lenovo_z710_wireless_ac_upgrade/

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I would like to know if this model is compatible with the following card:http://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-Ralink-RT3090BC4-802-11b-g-n-WiFi-N-BT-Bluetooth-PCI-e-Card-SPS-602992-00... If not, then what kind of dual band + bluetooth card CAN I get? Also, is my system eligible for Win 10 upgrade? It says upgrade now or later but I have friends with the upgrade making their system freeze, corrupt recovery partitions and refuse to restore. Any help I would LOVE! Oh! Also, How would one partition part of their HDD to be used as RAM and is that even a good idea? I'm learning.

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Will I damage the RF output circuit of a dual band wi-fi router if I attach an antenna that is only designed for the 2.4 gHz? band?
 

A:Attaching single band external antenna to dual band wi-fi router.

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OK, this is my first time being a part of or using a tech related forum so here it goes:

I'm trying to help save a neighbor some money by fixing their wireless network.

WNDR3700 Dual band Netgear router.

2.4ghz wireless b/g/n with enabled SSID broadcast, channel=auto, mode set to 130Mbps
WPA-TKIP + WPA2-AES. wireless isolation is not enabled.

5Ghz wireless a/n enabled SSID broadcast, channel = 44, Mode is up to 300Mbps
No security encription. (i know...bad, but the lady has lots of kids and family members coming
and going from the house so she doesn't want one encripted). Video network enabled

Both Radio frequencies are enabled, fragment and CTS/RTS set to max

WPS settings = keep existing.

IPv6 not enabled, No repeating is enabled, No guest networks are enabled(however ssid broadcast is enabled for guest profile 1)
The problem, and reason for fixing the problem is that the 2.4 Ghz band light on the router is ON however the SSID is not being seen by any client in the house. the netgear interface says it is on and working. the neighbor needs the 2.4ghz band to work because the printer is wireless and will only recognize 2.4Ghz SSIDs. Also they have older nintendo DS clients they would like to use on the network.

During the day the 5 Ghz band works with very seldom (1-2) disconnects while the 2.4 Ghz band wont be visible to any device. in the evening both bands will come online, and very often will every computer get disconnected from either, the 5Ghz band wi... Read more

A:Dual band broadcasting problem, only 1 band works at a time.

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Hi there!

So about 2 months ago, I purchased the AC53 when I moved in to a house share.
We have Virgin Media SuperHub that does both 2.4ghz and 5ghz.
When I installed it, it worked fine and connected excellently to the 5G band, a few days ago however the 5G connection disappeared off my list and now it always connects me to the 2.4ghz band.

Tried resetting my SuperHub and re-installing the drivers and software utility for the AC53 but alas it doesn't show. My phone however can find and connect to the 5G band.

I'm a bit confused as where to go from here!

Any help would be much appreciated!
 

A:ASUS USB-AC53 Dual Band - Can't detect 5Ghz band

After re-installing you can't connect at all or just only connect to 2.4?

Can you run ipconfig /all and post back the results.
Click Start, in the search box type cmd, under programs right click on cmd and select "Run as Administrator".
In the command prompt window type ipconfig /all and press enter.
Next right click within the command prompt and select "Select All" press enter.
Paste the results back in this thread.
 

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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400.

I am trying to get a signal out in my garage at the opposite end of my router location. I am getting 1 bar and "poor" signal. I downloaded inSSIDer to analyse my signal and I notice that my "Wireless Network (5GHz a/n)" is not broadcasting anything. The checkbox for "Enable SSID Broadcast" is checked.

I have very limited knowledge of this stuff but it seems to me that if it is a dual band that I should be seeing 2 different signals, right?

All I see is this: Wireless Network (2.4GHz b/g/n)

I have attached screenshot of my settings

Can someone help me out with this? Thanks, Joe
 

A:Netgear Router WNDR3400 Dual Band only getting 1 band??

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My Billion BiPAC 7800VDOX Dual Band Wireless VoIP ADSL2+ Router has two bands:  2.4GHz and 5GHz.  and is wirelessly connected to my laptop OMEN by HP Laptop PC  17-w007tx.  It always shows as connected via 5GHz band only.  My laptop also shows 5GHz band only in the list of available networks;  2.4GH does not show up in the list of available networks.  It is not so in my other laptop which is also connected to the same router and that laptop shows both the bands in the list of available networks.  Thus, I can choose to connect to any of the two bands as per my choice. I have tested the router and it is working perfectly; there is nothing wrong with it.I wonder what can possibly be wrong in my OMEN laptop that it does not show both the bands which it should. At times, when I click to open the list of available networks, 2.4GHz may appear momentarily only and then disappears; thus I can not choose it for connection. I would appreciate any help to resolve this issue so that my OMEN laptop shows both the bands in the list of available networks so as to choose either one for connection.

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I would like YOUR Recommendation / Opinion on whether I need single band or dual band.

Currently, I have an 802.11b / g single band.

ISP is cable; high speed, sort of; > 10 MBPS; < 80 MBPS

Home network

No gaming

File & printer sharing

W7, Vista, XP Home & XP Pro

Thanks for your opinion.

RF123
 

A:single band vs dual band 802.11 N

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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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