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Location: Raleigh, NC
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Message 11 of 12

Re: Lenovo ThinkPad X131e 3G not working

Hi again,


A colleague, Tout1108G, reminded me of the BIOS whitelist on your machine. This whitelist determines which WWAN cards are compatible with your system. The two cards that you could install are the Qualcomm Gobi 3000 and the Ericsson H5321GW. This may help you find a cheaper one somewhere on the web. Also, I found this document that lists all possible parts for your machine and their part numbers. It can found here.


Hope it helps,


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Message 12 of 12

Re: Lenovo ThinkPad X131e 3G not working

Ah ok, I did find a H5221GW though, just uncertain if that would work fine, if not I'll save a bit more money and buy it directly from Lenovo if all else fails.
Owner of: ThinkPad SL510, X131e, X230 (not fond of)
Other systems: MSI GT640, Sony Vaio PCG 709K, Dell Latitude D430,

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