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07-24-2014

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Replace Realtek WiFi card with Intel card

2014-08-06, 16:21 PM

I have a Yoga 13, and I have started to experience the issue I keep finding all over the internet, the wifi keeps dropping, even though it can see the router, it won't connect, I reboot, i get connected for a few seconds then it drops again, sometimes resetting the wireless adapter helps, but again just for maybe a minute, then gone again.

 

I have tried all the suggestions about performance settings, latest drivers etc...

 

So now I would like to replace the realtek card with maybe an intel one, as I no longer have faith in the realtek one.

 

Does anyone know what one would be compatible with the yoga 13?

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01-26-2013

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Re: Replace Realtek WiFi card with Intel card

2014-08-06, 19:41 PM

Quickest way would be to pop off the back and first check if its a soldered in item.

 

If it is plug-in, then count the pins on the connector and then go find a matching card version.

 

I did that on my Acer laptop, but then, they are pretty much always a plug in thing. For compactness, they may be soldered in on the Y13.

 

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