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upgrading wifi card

Pavilion G-62253 CA
Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)

Trying to find out what new 5g wifi cards will work with my bios. 

Model- G6-2253CA

Product # C2L8OUA#ABL

Centrino Wireless-N 2230 installed now.


Thanks, Marc

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upgrading wifi card

Here's the problem. Your laptop may or may not have the infamous HP "whitelist" which blocks use of any wireless card not listed in the Manual. HP abandoned it about Q42013 but 3rd generation Intel Core units like yours are right on the borderline. HP has never given a definitive accounting of which units have it and which do not. 


If it has no whitelist your laptop uses this type of wi-fi card:



This would be the best card of that type:


Newer laptops have a different kind of wi-fi card that will not fit in yours. 


Post back with any questions.


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