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HP Pavilion 15-au063nr, hardware upgrades for wifi adapter and ethernet adapter

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HP Pavilion 15-au063nr
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

HP Pavilion 15-au063nr.

I am not happy with the download speeds in this laptop wired or wireless. Don't understand why HP, put such low-speed adapters on this computer. I am mad at myself for not catching that this laptop has slow ethernet and wireless capabilities.

Can the Integrated 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN be replaced with something that is 10/100/1000?

Is there a replacement wifi adapter 802.11b/g/n (1x1) and Bluetooth® 4.0 combo wifi card/adapter (Realtek RTL8723BE wireless card) that can be installed into this laptop to increased the speed. Otherwise, would It be easier/better to just switch to a 1200AC Dual-band USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter?

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The ethernet adapter is an integral part of the motherboard, and cannot be upgraded.


Suggest you buy a USB to RJ-45 gigabit ethernet adapter, plug that into a USB 3 port and you should get close to a 1 GB ethernet connection.


Wifi:  Your notebook only has one antenna cable connected to the wifi card in there now, severely limiting upgrade possibilities.


The only wifi card you can upgrade to would give you a max throughput of 433 MBPS on the 5.0 GHz wifi band with an AC router, would be this one...


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


You can buy one new from the HP parts store...$16.50


or on eBay...


Below is the link to the service manual...

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