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Old 03-20-2019, 12:25 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: slow wifi / no 5ghz

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Originally Posted by Joe C View Post
Check the specs on your laptop because the majority of laptops have a locked bios that will not let you upgrade your wireless card (bios has to recognize the upgraded card), unless you get a custom bios installed to accept other wireless cards.

This Lenovo support link may help (even thought it's for a different laptop)
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-...t/td-p/4060474
I've never heard of this before, is it just a Lenovo thing? I've upgraded countless wireless cards on different brand laptops but haven't touched a Lenovo in a long time. Even HP which loves to lock **** down.
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