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grudzinski
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 is not working in x220

Hi,

 

According to this page http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds030245 my x220 should work with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 network card. Or I am wrang?

 

But I got next message "1802: Unauth... bla lba... card (8068/0082/8086/1321)"

 

I updated BIOS in my system using this: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/migr-77151

 

And I still get this f. message.

 

What else should I do to upgrade in my own laptop Wi-Fi module?

 

Thank you for strange service Lenovo.

 

Roman

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Re: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 is not working in x220

Hello and welcome,

 

That driver page you linked shows it covers a range of devices and laptops - but not necessarily at the same time.  Wifi card compatibility is determined by a BIOS whitelist.  The whitelist is included in the Hardware Maintenance Manual   and it does list the 6205.

 

However, a card has to be both the right model (6205) and have a Lenovo FRU number (60Y3253 in this case).

 

Does your card have a Lenovo FRU or is it a generic Intel product?

 

Z.


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Re: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 is not working in x220

WiFi adapter grudzinski has is for Dell laptops, probably p/n is 0X9JDY



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