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Registered: ‎04-13-2012
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lenovo L520 / Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 wireless card not picking up 5ghz - can anyone help?

Hi everyone

 

i bought this lenovo laptop partly because i could add the more expensive Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 which supports 2.4ghz and 5ghz wireless networks

 

i have many wireless networks in work which have 2.4ghz and 5.8ghz networks and i can only see the 2.4ghz networks

 

i have spoke to intel and lenovo and i have not had a resolve yet

 

original intel topic here http://communities.intel.com/thread/28762?tstart=0

 

 

i will give a brief

 

i have updated the drivers to the latest intel drivers 15.1

i have checked the bios version and i am usin 1.15 (new one released 1.16 i have not tried yet)

 

lenovo said i need to update drivers, i have

lenovo said i need to update bios - i have not because i personally feel this will make no difference besides i am away and do not have a cd to burn the bios too

 

lenovo said if i have done the above and it stil does not work then it is a limiation of the motherboard.

 

i said if that is the case, where does this leave me as at no point was this mentioned that a key feature to a product i bought was disabled

 

anyone else out there have this issue?

 

thanks