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BIOS card whitelist

Product Name: hp pavillon 15-n249sl
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Hi,

I'dl like to upgrade my laptop internal wireless card with a  combo wifi+bluetooth card, but i know that the BIOS has a card white list. Which card have I to buy to properly work with my laptop?

My current configuration is:

BIOS version : F.67

WLAN FCC ID : TX2-RTL8188EE

thanks in advance,

Marco

 

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Re: BIOS card whitelist

Hi,

According to the service manual for your PC these are the supported wifi modules:

 

● Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi adapter (with single antenna)

● Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi adapter (with single antenna)

● Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 802.11 bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 combo adapter (with single antenna), no support for Ubuntu Linux

● AQualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi adapter

● Ralink RT3290LE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter

 

Hope it helps,

David

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Re: BIOS card whitelist

Hi Marco


Page 22, 23: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04438537

WLAN + bluetooth cards are listed

There is no BIOS whitelist in this model

Your laptop came with single antenna wireless card from factory, so I'll suggest you to go for similar combo cards unless you can take it apart and check if 2 antennas are there on WLAN card

Manual shows single antenna cards


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Visruth
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