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
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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.Read other 1 answers
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.
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
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
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 dayRead other 1 answers
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
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.Read other 3 answers
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?Read other answers
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.
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?Read other answers
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.Read other answers
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!
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.Read other 3 answers
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!Read other answers
I was wondering if anyone is having the same issue I am having. I have a HP Envy m7-n101dx notebook with an Intel ac 7265 dual band wireless adapter running 64bit Windows 10. The wifi speed is very poor. I have an arris surfboard 6900ac modem/router. I have 300 mb/s internet service. Wired the modem gets about 350 mb/s. On wifi on the 5gz band I have a macbook that regulary gets 180-240 mb/s speeds. I also have a 5 plus year old macbook that gets 150-180 mb/s speeds. Our phones get 100-150 mb/s speeds. But this computer usually only gets about 50-80 mb/s speeds. Often it can dip below those speeds. If I open my router to 8 channels, the speeds will drop to about 8 mb/s. Very rarely will it get upto 100 mb/s speeds. But it never gets close to the speeds it is rated to get. I was wondering if anyone was having the same problem and if they have a solution? I have updated drivers, rolled drivers back, dowloaded directly from the intel site, and deleted and reinstalled the network adapter. Nothing has worked.Read other answers
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.Read other answers
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?
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 REORead other 1 answers
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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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'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.
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..Read other answers
I got a new d-link wireless N router the other day which solved most of my slow internet problems. It is a dual band router and supports 5ghz but my current network card is only 2.4ghz. I'm in an apartment complex so I figure if I run it on the 5ghz band I will get much less interference from other people's wifi. Only problem is I cant really find a dual band pci card??? The only one i've found is a Linksys WMP600N. I was hoping there were some more options out there. Anyone have any suggestions?
Linksys by Cisco Wireless-N PCI Adapter with Dual-Band WMP600N
Sorry, but like you this is the only one that I could find with a PCI interface. They are a reputable manufacturer though.
My school has now only got 5ghz wireless and now my laptop doesn't see the wireless network as a result. To fix this I need to upgrade my laptops wireless single band WirelessN card to a dual band AC card with bluetooth preferrably. I don't care if it is an original HP card so long as it fits properly and works. My laptop has an I7 quad core in it, 1 gig DDR5 graphics, 4gig RAM, 15.6" screen.Read other answers
Is there a dual band network card suitable for the Probook 450 G2?
Yes it is new enough not to have the whitelist so you can install any wireless card with the right form factor. Here is the Service Manual: Manual See p. 45. HP offered this one which is the top of the line: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 802.11 ac 2x2 WiFi + Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 BT 4.0 combo adapter 756753-001 Available on Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/710661-001-Intel-Wireless-ac-7260-Pci-express/dp/B00PDLCFL8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1470826413&sr=8-1&keywords=756753-001 This is a drop-in plug and play replacement. You would want to get the driver files on the hard drive (like maybe the desktop) and have them available before you make the swap to be sure the card will work once you reboot Windows. Pick your OS from the drop-down menu here: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=6943827&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4059 You need the Intel wireless and Intel bluetooth drivers. If you need more help post back. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.Read other 10 answers
Hi, What dual band wifi cards are approved for the S410p? I tested a random Intel card and got the following message: 104-Unsupported wireless network device detected. System Halted. Is the whitelist available online somewhere? I couldn't find it. Thanks, BM
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Hello and welcome,
The best source I know is the parts list in the Hardware Maintenance Manual - IdeaPad S410p, S410p Touch, S510p, S510p Touch . WLAN cards are on page 80. I don't see any that are dual band from the description - but I haven't checked each one individually.
As you probably know, to pass the BIOS whitelist check a card must be an approved model and have a Lenovo FRU number (firmware modified for Lenovo).
I was wondering if it is possible to change my network or WiFi card to a card that supports dual band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands? And if so, what cards will work? Direct link will help. My card is a 1x1 wifi card.
Hi mate i would say go for intel 7260 dual band wireless lan card but do check if it's a full size card or micro but for to make it work you got open the laptop and install the card and install the drivers. If this helped you out please drop a kudos point thanks.
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?Read other answers
I have a dual band wireless router with 2.4ghz and 5.0ghz using the N standard. I am purchasing a laptop soon. What kind of wireless card will I need to access the the 5.0ghz frequencies? Do I need to have a dual band wireless card or will just a N standard wireless card suffice to see the 5.0 ghz? My work laptop with a "G" wireless card recognizes the 2.4ghz band only, which makes sense.
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Hi, Is there a dual band wireless adapter I can put in my Pavilion dv6 (product # A3E86AAR#ABA)? The current adapter installed (Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11b|g|n WiFi Adapter) doesn't work very good and is not compatible with 5 GHz. If there is one available how do I make sure I buy the correct/compatible model/part number? Thanks,BradRead other answers
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
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.Read other 9 answers
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?
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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!
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.
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
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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.Read other answers
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
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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 !
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.Read other 2 answers
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
File & printer sharing
W7, Vista, XP Home & XP Pro
Thanks for your opinion.
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I would like to upgrade the network card in my laptop and understand some hardware is more comptable than others. Can you please tell me what cards I can put in my computer? Computer:HP Envy TouchSmart m7-j010dx Notebook PCWindows 10 X64 Pro (came with Windows 8.1 home from factory) Factory network card:Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230Network Card model #: 2230BNHMW
Hi, Your machine was built before mid 2014 therefore it is very tricky to replace the wireless card. Please only use card from the following list (with part number at the end of each item): Broadcom BCM4352 802.11ac 2×2 Wi-Fi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter 724935-001Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 WLAN module 670290-001Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 802.11ac 1×1 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter 710662-001Intel Wireless-N 7260BN 802.11b/g/n 2×2 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter 717384-001Mediatek MT7630E 802.11b/g/n 1×1 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter 710418-001Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter 733476-001Qualcomm Atheros AR9485GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 Wi-Fi Combo Adapter 675794-001Ralink RT3290LE 802.11b/g/n 1×1 Wi-Fi Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter 690020-001Realtek RTL 8188EE 802.11b/g/n 1×1 Wi-Fi Combo Adapter 709848-001Regards.Read other 3 answers
Hi, im looking to upgrade the wifi card on the HP ENVY m6-1205sa to a wifi card that has ac. I have read that some of the older HP models has a whitelist in the BIOS that restricts the wifi card you can use. Was wondering if its the case with the HP ENVY m6-1205sa and if anyone can suggest a wifi card that has ac as well. Much appreciated for any information
Hi, From its manual on the following link: http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-ENVY-m6-Notebook-PC-series/5330543/model/5350131/manuals Your machine was built early in 2013 therefore the chance to upgrade the wireless card is very slim to none. There is a compatible list on page 6 of the Maintenance and Service Guide (the first one n the above link) but none of them has ac. Regards.Read other 1 answers
Hello again! I am wondering if it is possible to upgrade the WiFi card in my HP Envy 15t-ae116tx to the AC compatible version. I need your inputs regarding the possibility of upgrade and if yes, what brand (and spec) should I consider. Thank you in advance, guys!
Yes you absolutely can. See page 38 of the Manual: Manual See p. 38 for instructions on replacement There is no whitelist. There are two possible 802.11ac comatible wifi cards listed in the Manual: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 802.11 ac 2x2 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter (non vPRO) 793840-005Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter 806723-005 I seem to recall advising someone once before the get the 7265 card since it is dual channel (2 x 2) and it would not work in his laptop. The HP 7265 card will apparently only work in non-VPro computers. Since yours is high end I suspect it may be VPro. However, you do not have any whitelist blocking the wireless card so if you get a non-HP version of the 7265 you should be OK. This is the form factor you need: This would work: https://www.amazon.com/Intel-Wireless-3160ngw-bluetooth-Elitebook/dp/B00SFIPM8E/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_3?ie=...Read other 1 answers
I want to change my network card to one which supports new WiFi 5Ghz tehnology. I understand that HP has white cards list which my laptop will support. But I cannot find any information of models.
Hi: None of that information is available to the public (us). Your notebook should not have a BIOS whitelist, and since your model has an Intel processor and chipset, you can put in any dual band card you want. If you want to go with a dual band N card, get the Intel dual band 7260 with bluetooth. If you want to go with a dual band AC card, bet the Intel dual band 7260 with bluetooth. Here is the service manual for your notebook, where you can find the part number for the 7260N card. Chapter 3, page 26. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03922401 The 3160 AC card was also an option for your notebook, but the 7260 AC card will work. If you want to get the 7260 AC card, let me know and I will look up the HP part number for that one.Read other 1 answers
My laptop is currently using 792608-005 Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi and BluteTooth 4.0 M.2 combination WLAN adapter There's intermitent wifi connectivity problem on Windows 10 so I'm thinking of changing to other card, and at the same time that offers 5ghz AC connectivity. One of the options that I'm considering is Intel AC 7265 (HP part no 793840-005) which comes standard in other Envy 13's variant sold elsewhere. The other newer model that I'm keen on is Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (8260NGW) NGFF. Can anyone advise if there's whitelist concern on whether these cards above would work on my laptop? If I'm getting the AC7265, must I get the specific part from HP itself or the one from Intel will do? Thanks in advance guys!Hugo
You can safely assume any HP laptop with a 4th generation Intel Core processor or newer has no wireless whitelist and yours is 6th generation so you are safely past the whitelist issue. However, you real problem comes from another HP wireless issue: the single antenna module that is installed now in many HP laptops. Most of the b/g/n 1 x 1 modules only have a single antenna which makes it impossible to upgrade to anything that operates in the 5ghz band. Here is the Service Manual: Manual See p. 31. The Manual shows 2 antennae and I hope that is right but the only way to be sure is to open it up and just look. If you see a single wireless antenna, I would close it up and look for a usb dongle that is 802.11ac compliant. Or prepare yourself for a complete tear-down to add a second antenna. The AC 7265 is plenty good if you have the two antennae to support it. You also might as well get the HP variant as HP has a big enough market share that there are always plenty of these around and they cost no more: http://www.ebay.com/itm/793840-005-Hp-M7-n014dx-Wifi-Wireless-Card-Grade-A-/152185328469?hash=item23... Here is the AC 8260 just in case: http://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-840-G3-Intel-8260NGW-Dual-Band-Wireless-AC-NGFF-867Mbps-WIFI-Card-806722-... I do not think that one is bluetooth, but this one is: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-8260AC-NGW-Dual-Band-2x2-Wireless-AC-Bluetooth-4-0-M2-HP-806721-001-82... If t... Read moreRead other 1 answers
Hi All, I am looking at replacing the wifi card in my HP Envy 17-j113tx; its currently got a Intel Wireless-N 7260 (single band) card. I want to upgrade to a decent dual band, preferably AC card. If it doesn't have a whitelist, great... If it does have a whitelist, can anyone please let me know where to find the whitelisted cards, or let me know what they are? Thanks in advance!Jason
Hi, Jason: As far as we know, that model series does not have a BIOS whitelist, and if you want to install the 7260 dual band-AC card it should also work just fine. If you want to try ordering a model made for HP by searching by the part number on Amazon or eBay, this is the one you need... Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 802.11 ac 2x2 WiFi + BT 4.0 HP Part # 710661-001Read other 1 answers
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.Read other answers
Hi, I have a HP 250 G3 laptop and I'd like to upgrade the N wifi card on it to a Dual AC wifi card. There are quite a few options available on Amazon but I don't know which one to pick up. Vendors and Users have conflicting ideas. Where can I get sound information about the right AC wifi card? Thanks for your time, Aaron
Your notebook has a 1x1 antenna. It would have to have a 2x2 antenna setup to use 802.11ac. Unfortunately, That means that an 802.11ac wifi adapter won't broadcast or receive any signal broadcast by an SSID using 802.11ac protocol. I suggest that you save your money and purchase a notebook that already has the capability of using an 802.11ac adapter. This is the list of optionally installed adapters that could be in your notebook now.Read other 3 answers
Can someone explain in layman's terms how a dual band wireless router works? I've spent months reading various articles and websites, and I still just don't get it. I read on one site (can't remember which) that dual band routers require special wireless adapters, but I've never seen a dual band wireless adapter, so I doubt the validity of that. Is a dual band wireless router good for splitting video streaming from regular web surfing?
If someone knows of a good website that offers a clear and accurate explanation, please post a link. Don't post links from random Google searches. I've read most of them. If they helped, I wouldn't be posting here.
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HI there - in Australia, looking to purchase a new toshiba settallite laptop with one of the main cons, accoridng to reviews, being that it has on single band wifi as opposed to dual band wifi. Just wondering what the deal with this is and if this is going to be a problem, and what kind, in having only sinlge band wifi?
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I have just bought a D-Link DWA-160 A2 network adapter and it is really slow.
I have been using a D-Link DWA-125 N 150 A2 for a while now and it is faster, getting a higher signal.
My new network adapter is suppose to be faster.
The only thing I can think of is that the software coming with the adapter never installed. I get an error: Wireless adapter not found! Please insert the adapter now.
Thing is, the driver is installed and I can surf the internet.
I did some speedtest net tests and I see that my DWA-125 A2 is faster. How can this be possible?
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