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HP Envy DV7-7230us Dual Band Wireless Compatibility

Q: HP Envy DV7-7230us Dual Band Wireless Compatibility

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

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I'm needing to update my wifi card to a dual band AC & have been unable to find a definitive answer on the compatibilty of Intel cards (specifically the AC-7260) with AMD. Will it work? If not, where can I find the best upgrade options? Is there any type of list of compatible upgrade options anywhere? I have the U-Verse 1G & a Netgear Nighthawk AC 1900 & currenlty max out at around 45mbs down via wireless. I can consistently get around 600-650mbs down via ethernet. I tried the Netgear A6210 usb wifi adapter (dual AC) & it worked for a while (400-450mbs) but now I'm having detection issues with it (apparently pretty common) & I'm tired of having to deal with the dongle anyway. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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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.

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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

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

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

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Apparently my Envy 17 Laptop only uses a 2.4 wifi adapter.  Can I use a dual band 2.4/5 adapter?Are both antenas already in the Laptop so I can only change the card?If so what dual band adapter is recommended?

A:Will my Envy 17 Notebook take a dual band WiFi , if so what ...

Double, seehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/Will-my-Envy-17-Notebook-take-a-dual-b...

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Apparently my Envy 17 Laptop only uses a 2.4 wifi adapter.  Can I use a dual band 2.4/5 adapter?Are both antenas already in the Laptop so I can only change the card?If so what dual band adapter is recommended?

A:Will my Envy 17 Notebook take a dual band WiFi , if so what ...

Please see this thread: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/ENVY-QUAD-17T-J100-wifi-Model-E...It confirms that your laptop has no whitelist and can accommodate dual band cardBut I'll request you to check yourself whether wireless card indeed has 2 antennas before going in for upgrade, just for making sure

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

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











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

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

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Can a Seagate ST2000LM015, 2TB, 2.5? x 7mm, hard drive be used to replace the existing 1TB, 2.5? x 9.5mm Toshiba B4T68UA#ABA hard drive in an HP ENVY dv7-7230us? If so, are there esoteric caveats to be aware of?

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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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I need a user's guide, seeking to find which UDB ports are 3.0

A:HP ENVY dv7-7230us user guide

Hi, The following manual may help:           http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03591253.pdf More manuals:       http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-ENVY-dv7-Notebook-PC-series/5296050/model/5318927/manuals Regards.

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





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

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

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

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Hi there Can I upgrade the wireless network adapter on my Lenovo Yoga 700 14isk to a Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 ?. The orginal network adapter is a Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165  Kind regards

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Hi there Can I upgrade the wireless network adapter on my Lenovo Yoga 700 14isk to a Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 ?. The orginal network adapter is a Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165  Kind regards

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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?

A:Looking for a wireless N dual band PCI card.

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.

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I am needing to replace the Realtek wireless card that came in these systems with an Intel Wireless card that will support dual band.  Is there a place I can find what I can install in the following models Lenovo L530Lenovo L540

A:Dual Band wireless for L Series

Good day.
 
For the L530: https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/l530_fru_list_20130819b.xlsx.pdf
See the ADAPTERS AND SUBCARDS section.
 
For the L540: https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/l540_fru_bom_20140807.pdf
See the WIRELESS AND SUBCARDS section.
 
In both cases, you should be able to use the FRU P/Ns to determine your options.
 
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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Does anyone know what dual band adapter is compatible with an HP ProBook 6565b? I need to change my adapter for a new, for solving compatibility issues.

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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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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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Hello I have a new Toshiba A500 laptop with a Linksys 610 router, the max wireless connection is 70Mbit. Also have a Dell E5500 with Vista and have a wireless connection 150Mbit. On the Toshiba a have windows 7 64 as OS, standard on the laptop! The wireless chip is Realtek!

Thanks

Mike

A:Windows 7 64 wireless problem with dual band

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mike1970


Hello I have a new Toshiba A500 laptop with a Linksys 610 router, the max wireless connection is 70Mbit. Also have a Dell E5500 with Vista and have a wireless connection 150Mbit. On the Toshiba a have windows 7 64 as OS, standard on the laptop! The wireless chip is Realtek!

Thanks

Mike


And the problem is?

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

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

A:Intel dual band wireless ac 7260hmw

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

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

just as examples - no recommendations on the above devices
 

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

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Hello, I am looking to replace the wireless modem (631956-005) currently in my HP Folio 13-2000?  I researched a few threads but not getting a complete answer.  Some say the Intel 7260 802.11ac - 7260HMW will work.  Has anyone attempted this upgrade?  I would like a dual band option... the 2.4Ghz band is okay, but I have a dual band modem and would like to take advantage of the larger bandwidth options.  Looking for any insight and feedback.  Thanks!

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Hello. I wanted to upgrade the wireless card in my x240 to the Wireless AC 7260 but then discovered that there is a newer version out now - Wireless AC 8260. I'm sure this will work in the x240 as long as its M.2 2230 version card. Has anyone tried this newer model? http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/dual-band-wireless-ac-8260-brief.html

A:IntelĀ® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260

It's horrible, I'm trying to downgrade the Wireless-AC 8260 in my T460p with a Wireless-AC 7265

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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,Brad

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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.

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I am trying to make my desktop go to a wireless network. I inserted the usb stick into my computer and it was off and running. Couple days later I started receiving Blue screen saying error: storport.sys I've tried to locate this defualt driver but I cannot find it when i hot the windows+m keys. I am not a savoy computer person so what ever information you need I will try my best to get.

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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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I just bought a refurbished Lenovo Y40 Laptop

It is running on windows 8.1 and has a Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160

The wifi speed is significantly slower than any other phone or laptop using the same connection. I used the Intel Driver Update Utility 2.0 software to download up to date drivers.

I have tested this laptop on two different internet connections (two different houses). The wifi connection receives about 7-9 mb/sec download with 2-3 mb/sec upload.

Using a ethernet cable, I receive about 30-50 mb/sec with 10/12 mb/sec upload.

It is impossible to play any online games because my computer constantly experiences high ping spikes (400-1000ms) every 30 seconds or so.
Is there any suggestions or software you guys know of that can help determine the problem? My 4 year old Asus laptop runs 3x better than this one.

A:Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 significantly slower

Hi there,

What is your signed up bandwidth? Is the issue only happening to your own Wi-Fi network?
Is this speed coming from your own network directly plugged in to the router or modem?





Using a ethernet cable, I receive about 30-50 mb/sec with 10/12 mb/sec upload.



If it is, you might want to fiddle with your router's wireless mode a/b/g.

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HP Pavilion G7-1329wm running Windows 10, 64 bit.  I tried upgrading the wireless card to Intel 3160 Dual Band Wireless AC + Bluetooth, but got "Wireless module not supported".  Does anybody know if there is a compatible duel band wireless AC card out there? Thanks

A:Pavilion G7-1329wm dual band wireless upgrade?

HiManual: Page 21http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03538328Unfortunately no dual band card listed for your AMD model.You can try this: https://www.amazon.com/NETGEAR-AC1200-WiFi-USB-Adapter/dp/B00UA98HS8RegardsVisruth

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Laptop is appox 4-5months and all of a sudden today a BSOD followed by non-functional network. adapter I have tried reinstalling the adapter driver. No change is statusReset the OS, it worked for a while. After a restart, the network adaper stopped working.Tried the same again, no change I am continuously facing problems with is laptop in the few months that I have owned it:1. Loose Thinkpad Pen - Charging issue2. BSOD every now and then3. Now, network adapter not working Please suggest a solution as soon as possible, I have very dependent on the laptop for my studies.

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

A:Intel dual band wireless-ac 7260 Compatability

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

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

A:Intel(R) dual band wireless giving problems

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

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

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

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I need a recommendation for a internal Dual band wireless network card replacement for an HP Probook 4540s













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A:Dual Band Wireless card for HP Probook 4540s

Hi: Your notebook has a BIOS whitelist which prevents the installation of any wireless card other than those listed in the service manual. They must also have the HP part number on the card or they will not work. Looking a chapter 3, page 29, the only dual band wlan card option there is would be theIntel Centrino Advanced-N 6235, with bluetooth.         HP Part # 670292-001 http://h20628.www2.hp.com/km-ext/kmcsdirect/emr_na-c03758231-1.pdf I would check eBay for used but tested and working cards.  Query by the part number, and only buy a wlan card where you see the part number clearly listed in the photograph. It will usually be on a white sticker 'Replace with HP Spare..."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 bluetooth issue

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

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