10-14-2013 04:27 PM - last edited on 04-20-2016 09:49 AM by OscarFuentes
G7 is a series of hundreds different models. Some models have, some models don't. What is the model of your machine ? The following links help you how to find out the model/product of your machine:
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06-17-2015 08:08 AM
I have to ask the same qs. my lap is a "hp pavilion g7-1338dx notebook pc." is this has bluetooth? i cant find bluetooth settings in device manager. what can i do to activate bluetooth?
06-19-2015 09:02 AM
Hi @tbuddhika ,
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06-19-2015 09:33 AM
You need a combo WiFi/Bluetooth card.
(22) WLAN module:
Atheros 9485GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and 3012 Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter, for
use with computer models equipped with an AMD processor or select models
equipped with an Intel processor 655795-001
Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and 20702 Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter,
for use with computer models equipped with an Intel processor or select models
equipped with an AMD processor 657325-001
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230, for use only with computer models equipped with
an Intel processor 631956-001
Ralink 5390GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter, for use with computer models
equipped with an Intel processor or select models equipped with an AMD processor 630703-001
Realtek RTL8191SE 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter, for use with computer models
equipped with an AMD processor or select models equipped with an Intel processor 640926-001
When buying the card use the HP part number ONLY.
Your Maintenance and Service Guide here.
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03-12-2016 11:34 AM
Ralink RT3090BC4 802.11b/g/n 1×1
WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Combo
Adapter (BT3.0+HS ready) (testing now)
seen in my neighbor g7-1139wm LT, Intel processor.
the BC8 verson too may work.
Ralink 5390GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 (just blew one up)
WiFi Adapter ( sans tooth)
Broadcom 4313 802.11b/g/n 1×1
WiFi and 2070 Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Combo adapter (BT3.0+HS ready)
"593836-001 Broadcom 4313 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter for use only on computer models equipped
with an AMD processor"
the tricky part is Itel and amd rule sets on these plug-ins
the service manual , has all this (free) and the correct partnumber
good advice using the HP p/n is best.
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