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HP Pavilion Notebook 14-ab112tx
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I would like to change my current wifi adapter 802.11b/g/n to the one that supports 5ghZ
Is it possible and any recommendation?

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Change wifi adapter

Hi:

Your model only has one antenna cable connected to the wifi card in there now.

There is only one dual band wifi/Bluetooth card that works with only one antenna cable, and that is this one.

I can't guarantee it will work in your model or not since some models have BIOS whitelists and I can't say if yours has one or not, so you would have to try it and see...

Realtek RTL8821CE 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi + Bluetooth 4.2 Combo Adapter (MU-MIMO supported)
HP Part # L17365-005.

The card has been on back order for months now on the HP parts store, but you can find them on eBay...

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=L17365-005&_sacat=0&_sop=15

If you can live without Bluetooth, you can use one of the two Intel cards listed in your notebook's service manual, chapter 3.

http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04786101

Search by the HP part number, not the model of the wifi card.

You would connect the single antenna to the Intel wifi card's Main or #1 terminal.

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