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Replace Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi Adapter with a 5 GHz card

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HP Notebook - 15-ay081nia
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

 I want to replace the present wifi 2.4 GHz card with a 5 GHz card.
Need your advice if this is possible and if so which 5 GHz is compatible.

Thank you very much

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Hi:

 

You can upgrade the wifi card or purchase an external dual band USB wifi adapter.

 

If you want to upgrade internal wifi card this is the only dual band model that will work in your notebook...

 

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

 

You can find this model on eBay, or Ali Express,

 

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

 

Below is the link to the service manual, where you can find the wifi card removal and replacement procedure.

 

http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05087748

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