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Can I upgrade my W700 wifi 5300 AGN to Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300

2010-05-16, 7:01 AM

upgrade my W700 wifi 5300 AGN to Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 (FRU: 60Y3233),  doable?

 

Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 is one of the wifi options in W701, I don't know if I can use the same wifi card in my w700.

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Re: Can I upgrade my W700 wifi 5300 AGN to Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300

2010-05-16, 7:03 AM

you would need to hack the bios to make this upgrade possible. 

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Re: Can I upgrade my W700 wifi 5300 AGN to Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300

2010-05-16, 7:09 AM

How ro hack the bios? can you give me more details?

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Re: Can I upgrade my W700 wifi 5300 AGN to Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300

2010-05-17, 2:16 AM

I did it, so easy to do that.

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This helped me too

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Re: Can I upgrade my W700 wifi 5300 AGN to Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300

2010-05-18, 14:04 PM

Is everything working as expected? Can you share with us how you did it? I'd like to upgrade the 5300 on my W700, too!

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Re: Can I upgrade my W700 wifi 5300 AGN to Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300

2011-07-28, 14:43 PM
I'm actually sitting here with my Edge13 0217-3BG model, and there was an realtek RTL8188CE wifi card in it, don't really understand why the realtek card. but I bought a intel centrino Ultimate N 6300 and it says unauthorized card hhmm, disabled the realtek boot agent, in BIOS but didn't work. so any suggestions would be greatly appreciated

Kind regards mikedk
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Re: Can I upgrade my W700 wifi 5300 AGN to Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300

2011-07-28, 15:09 PM
you would need a modified bios, which i don't think exists for the Edge 13. There is a whitelist in the bios that prevents you from using aftermarket wireless card or wireless cards not listed in the whitelist.
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Re: Can I upgrade my W700 wifi 5300 AGN to Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300

2011-07-28, 18:08 PM

Check the MyDigitalLife forums, if they don't already have a hacked BIOS for that machine you can request it and someone will do it for you.

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