Refresh your wifi Lenovo R500 Intel WiFi Link 5100 in Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
Anyone know if it is possible to upgrade your Lenovo R500 Intel WiFi Link 5100 wifi to Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260.
Reference to buy:
A reference that is inside the laptop: /
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You need a modded BIOS to be able to use this card in R500. Stock BIOS will not allow the machine start with him.
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Hello, my laptop Hp G62 b04SL 2009 can support an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 wifi card?
Have this laptop, a whitelist (or black)?
profuct key: XF299EA #ABZ
Processor: Intel Core I3 350M
motherboard: HP 1439 60.50
BIOS: version of Hewlett - Packard F.48 09/11/2011
RAM: 4 GB
Thank you all!
Yes, he absolutely has a whitelist. I do not know where to come from tips in the other 2 posts and this is a mistake. Laptop wi - fi modules are readily available on the market. I have a drawer full of them to prove it. Unfortunately, HP had about one year-10 ran to block the installation of any wi - fi (module) card but a specific group of cards specific firmware HP and identity. In other words, the ONLY cards that can be installed are the very specific listed for your model in your area in the maintenance manual. This prevented the owners of manufactured HP laptops before about Q4 2013 to upgrade to the latest wireless technology. Your laptop is longer than that if you're stuck with what is indicated in the maintenance manual.
Not my decision, just tell it like it is.
Currently, I have the HP Pavilion dv6-6121tx Entertainment Notebook PC with the configuration below.
Name: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
OS: WIN 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Processor: Interl (R) Core i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz
RAM: 6 GB DDR3
Graphics card: Radeon (TM) HD 6770 M 2 GB DDR5
My laptop has a Ralink rt5390 802.11b/g/n wifi adapter driver and I want to spend with Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260. I went through the below URL containing all compatible drivers. But I am not able to understand where the AC7260 from Intel is supported or not.
Anyone of you can guide me on this please. Thank you.
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I came across your post about WiFi drivers and wanted to help!
All the network drivers compatible for your product is listed under the tab Driver Network , the customer support of HP - page Software and Driver Downloads.
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Hi, I have a question, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 WiFi Bluetooth Half Mini Card will work on my Dell Inspiron N5110? without having any hardware compatibility problems...
I installed on my dell n5110 and it works.
I just bought a new HP Pavilion and want to upgrade the wireless LAN card. It of a great PC and has an i7 Intel Core 4 Gen and so far works fine when connected to my LAN via Cat6. I'm having issues pulling large CAD files and in looking over the repair, the only option listed for a duel card band is an old N Intel 3160 (1 X 1), from 2013. I contacted Intel and was informed that the card should work, but that HP tends to Whitelist BIOS here to prevent customers of workstations being upgraded there. The question that I have is the the 7260 Intel does not appear in my service manual, BUT is currently available for download driver on the support listed as a driver Intel 7260/3160 site. Anyone know if this product is in the white list on the BIOS? I have listed the part I'll order below for reference.
INTEL DUAL BAND WIRELESS AC 7260 - (NETWORK CARD 2 X 2
HALF OF MINI - PCI EXPRESS CARD
802. 11B, 802. 11A, 802. 11 G, 802.11N,
802.11AC, BLUETOOTH 4.0
Model number 7260.HMWWB. R
TigerDirect part number: IE2-102594433
List price $29.99
As you can see the value of spending $29.99 and the return on investment of this offer that it is obvious, from the 'stocks' Realtek Wireless Card that comes standard on this computer.
Would also like to point out that this computer was only $479.99 at Best Buy and came with and i7 4Gen and was too good to pass up. No idea why HP would be but as lower wifi card in the same workstation with an i7.
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this post and I can't wait to read your response.
Several posts, I read on the forum that you should have no problem installing any wireless card you want in your laptop, as it appears that HP has done away the white list of wireless cards BIOS.
Here is the link to the service manual for your laptop.
Info upgrade memory are in Chapter 1.
Now, I have bad news for you...
You will cancel the warranty if you install a wireless card or memory yourself.
Unfortunately, you have to pretty much disassemble the laptop everything to the hard drive, memory, and the wireless card. You can refer to chapters 5 and 6 of the repair for the removal and replacement procedures.
I need a WiFi card faster as she currently the Intel Centrino Advanced - N 6235 is the map intel Dual Band Wireless - 7260 AC will work in my computer HP ProBook 4740 s? Where can I find the list of WiFi cards compatible with my computer?
Robert (personal information)
Compatible WiFi modules are listed in Pages 3, 23, 24 in the service guide in the following link:
Intel dual band wireless AC-7260 is not listed for your class notebook business.
Model: E8B81UAR - CPU AMD - 8 G of RAM
I would like to upgrade my:
Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11bg / n 1 x 1 WiFi adapter - part number: 709848-001 (WIFI only)
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 ac 802.11 (WIFI + Bluetooth)
is this possible?
witch part number is correct? 710663 001 or 710661-001?
Thanks for any help
Thank you very much
hp chat support say that's not possible use bluetooth on my computer.
and they say that it is not possible to change my wifi card.
Thank you once again, for help.
DELL Latitude E6540 supports Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260?
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 Specifications: http://ark.intel.com/products/75439/Intel-Dual-Band-Wireless-AC-7260
Hi, Nice to hear from you. Yes it will work.
I'm writing this information for those who want to upgrade their wirelss adapter inside the Intel 7260AC card dual band.
This card functions perfectly on my Satellite P850-12 X, but you will need to cover the pin 20 with a piece of tape so that it works correctly. I installed this card in my laptop, installed the drivers etc, everything went well past shown in dev Manager without problems, but them was always a red x across wireless networks connections and nothing would show. After spending several days trying to figure out what the problem was, I came across this information I share now. I will not go, why you need to cover the pin20 which would take a whole new thread.
The intel 7260 dual band wireless card works with incredibly fast speeds and has a capacity of Widi and bluetooth and is well recommended but iff after the installation of the card that you have similar problems, as I had then you now have the soloution I saved days of reasearch. All donations most wecome :)
Thanks for sharing your experience.
I just want to add that these updates is not supported by Toshiba and these updates probably will void warranty valid. This should know any owner of the laptop and do these updates on his own risk.
With other words each of us must know this and make own decision how to handle this situation.
In any case, I m happy to know that everything went well with your upgrade. :)
I have a HP Envy 17 laptop t-j100 with 4th generation CPU i7-4700mq as well as the NIC Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160. The Wifi and Bluetooth worked well. However, Bluetooth has stopped working and has disappeared from the list of devices in Device Manager after you install Intel WiDi software.
Can Bluetooth and WiDi coexist on this map of 3160 AC? If so, how to make two of them work?
I appreciate your kind help.
Hello gyshen, welcome to the Forums of HP.
I see that you have a problem with the Bluetooth works on your laptop after installing software WiDi. I will try to help you with this.
What do you mean, by installing software WiDi? Where have you installed this from?
Deepen the question for you and to answer your questions, both can "coexist" using the map Intel AC 3160. This is confirmed here: Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160.
The processor is also supported: Intel® Core™ processor i7-4700MQ.
I'll also give you this document: Using Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) of media to your TV display as it can be useful to you.
These are the most recent provided by HP to your laptop.
Let me know if those who help at all, please post on the Forums of HP.
I installed my adapter wireless laptop 'Broadcom BCM43142"to"Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 ac 802.11"later confirmed that the new card is supported for repair. The two latest drivers for Intel wireless and bluetooth are installed (184.108.40.206 and 18.1.1611.3223 respectively).
Ca connection works perfectly well; However, the bluetooth seems to have issue here. For matching and to maintain active the connection between the device bluetooth and laptop, I put literally right next to each other. No matter how far more than 10cm of distance, the bluetooth device will be inactive and unusable.
I don't have such a problem with Broadcom, which I can perform the pairing and maintain the connection active even a meter apart.
Does anyone face the same problem before with Intel AC 3160 bluetooth? Or is it a hardware problem with the card itself?
Intel AC 3160 must antenna 2 (1 for the wifi and the other BT). I managed to install the 2nd antenna and the BT problem solved.
History: I just bought a laptop / Tablet Dell Inspiron 7347 (exchanged for another unit, see below). Problems to maintain a strong connection and when connected, it is very slow. When it is connected to the wireless router, it maintains a (slow) connection for 3-5 minutes and then craps out (restrict the connection with the yellow "!" on the WiFi in the taskbar). He then returned to the top of 1 3 minutes later. It's a coherent continuous cycle. I tried to reset the default router with no luck.
All the other devices on this router (office, phone, IPad) all hold the connection without problem at the same time, this device is not.
Notable: Before I bought this tablet/laptop I bought an Acer Aspire tablet / laptop which had exactly the same problem on my network. I returned the unit for other reasons (quality of construction etc.), but he had the same OS (Win 8.1). I don't know if she had the same network adapter.
What I tried: cycling the router - cycling the modem - router the default factory reset of small animals - U-APSD deactivation on the network card - slapping me hard - offering to the gods...
What I tried to try: tried to update the drivers for the Intel card using the Intel drivers update (adapter drivers for Win 8.1 and Intel PROset wireless), but he kept time during download because... THE NETWORK IS NOT STABLE! (ugh!)
The installation program:
Dell Inspiron 7347
OS 8.1 win that perform all updates
Network adapter: Intel dual band wireless AC 7265
Router: Linksys BEFW11S4 Wireless-B to wide band
Host name: (Required by some ISPs) Domain name: (Required by some ISPs) Firmware version: 1.45.7, October 8, 2003 LAN IP address: (Address: 00-0C-41-C6-49-B1) . . . (IP address) 255.255.255.0 255.255.255.128 255.255.255.192 255.255.255.224 255.255.255.240 255.255.255.248 255.255.255.252 (subnet mask) Wireless: (Address: 00-0C-41-C6-49-B1) EnableDisable SSID: SSID broadcast: EnableDisable Channel: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 (field: us.) WEP: MandatoryDisable
Type of Internet connection:
Obtain an IP automatically Static IP PPPoE (for users of SingTel) RAS PPTP Heart Beat Signal select the type of Internet connection that you want to use
(Enter the new password)
(Re-entry to confirm) UPnP services: EnableDisable Restoration
YESNO Host name: Firmware version: 1.45.7, October 8, 2003
IP address: 192.168.1.1 Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 DHCP server: Activated
IP address: 220.127.116.11 Subnet mask: 255.255.224.0 Default gateway: 18.104.22.168 DNS: 22.214.171.124
Time remaining of the DHCP: 22:33:53 DHCP server:
From the IP address: 192.168.1. Number of
Client lease time: minutes (0 means a day)
. . .
2: . . . 3: . . . VICTORIES: . . .
I'm puzzled. Makes me CRAZY!
FIXED! Check it out guys. I'm bothering with deactivation of all the resources of the card network, add-ins etc in the hope of this narrowing... including Bluetooth. I have a Microsoft Bluetooth mouse for the comfort sculpt ([View:www.microsoft.com/.../sculpt-comfort-mouse:550:0])
I turned off and BOOM... everything was fine. Also, I noticed when it was powered up, the speedtest would plunge drastically when I actually moved the mouse during the test. See below for the result of the test with the mouse. I can't post a with the mouse on because the test wouldn't even with it on.
Hmmmm... so it turns out that it could be a problem with a product from Ms... go figure.
I have a HP Pavilion dv7-1270us. My wireless card is an Intel WiFi Link 5100.
Running Windows Vista 64 bit, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint and Fedora Linux (various versions, all), the wireless works fine. My desktop computers to work with wireless cards to connect to the network work very well, and all computers (except mine) to connect to my home network very well; which means that it is not a problem with wireless networks, or with my network card. I try to manually connect to the network, but it can't find it. Diagnosis requires that the card is disabled, and that I should turn it on via the switch on my laptop running: fact.
During the installation of Windows 7 64 bit, I cannot see wireless networks (and therefore unable to connect). Re-formated and reinstalled again, check the wireless connectivity between each batch of Windows Update, but it has never worked.
I downloaded the latest drivers from Intel, via Microsoft Compatibility Center (version 15.2.0 driver).
There is no system restore option because he has never worked as a first step, except in all other OS, I got on the computer. Microsoft Compatibility says the map is compatible, then Device Manager shows no problems. The network adapter is active via switch on my laptop.
Happy that you guessed it sorted!
I tried upgrading the BIOS using the HP website, but this failed.
The BIOS can be updated to remove the restriction?
Or, please advise what dual band network card is approved for the DV3 2300ea? I want one that will support 5 GHz and n wireless
You are the very welcome.
For the United Kingdom, you can one of these...
Broadcom 4322AGN module WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n HP Part # 504664-002
Module WIFI 802.11a/b/g/n Intel WiFi Link 5100 part # 480985-001 HP
Check your wireless card form factor. Instantly, it shows the old style card, and on that, it shows the new style half mini-map.
You will have one or the other. Only one of form factors will work.
In addition, HP has removed this restriction of starting BIOS about a year to 15 months.
I bought a HP 350 G1 in February, and I wanted to mirror screen my PC, but does not support the wlan card, he had.
I know that many members of the forum have been install some wireless cards they want lately in their Intel based PC without problems.
So I had an Intel 6230 HMC dual band wireless card (able WIDI) lying around and it worked without problem, and I can't my smart mirror TV screen with my PC.
Now that I know it works, I just ordered the Intel Dual band 7260 card that has BT 4.0 instead of BT 3.0 a 6230.
I paid only $19.50, so why not? In addition, it is a new wireless model with WIDI adapter.
It comes on the proverbial slow boat to China. I'm in no hurry...
WiFi adapter is not started after the reboot.
I have the latest bios and drivers installed.
The w540 is new and my old w540 backup has been restored. My restored backup and from my new w540 hardware change is improved, dual band wifi.
Hope someone has a solution...
I have re-installed Win 8.1.
Now it's work.
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