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Rockyrob
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I need a WiFi 6 driver update

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HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC A6Y53UA#BA
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit)

I can't connect to my wireless router with the current driver. I was told I need the #6 driver update.

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Paul_Tikkanen
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Hi:

 

The parts list for your notebook indicates that it comes with a Realtek 8188GN PCIe Half MiniCard (HMC) WiFi adapter - 802.11b/g/n 1x1.

 

http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?searchText=A6Y53UA

 

Wifi 6 is the new generation of Intel wifi adapters, and your notebook does not support any of those.

 

The newest W7 driver for that model wifi adapter is this one...

 

1005.33.313.2012     Apr 17, 2012

 

https://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp57001-57500/sp57049.ex

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