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Trying to find a replacement mini pci wireless card

I am trying to find a mini pci wireless card with what looks to be a dc jack on it. cant seem to locate the specific part for my averatec 3250.

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That jack is 4-pins of USB and 2-pins for 3.3 volts .  The card is somewhat proprietary. EBay WM168b  it was manufactured by Airvast Tech

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I have a T40 IBM that just got the 1802 error. downloaded a bootable fix that I made to a CD. Set both startup and network to look for the CD drive first. Cannot get past the double beep on the POST test...


Hello,

To correct this issue, you will need to remove the PCI wireless card from your laptop or disable the mini PCI settings in the BIOS menu.

On IBM's, the Mini PCI card slot is usually at the back of computer.

After removing card or disabling the
mini PCI settings in the BIOS menu, boot your computer. Make sure to update your BIOS. The new BIOS version can be downloaded from the manufacturer's website.
(http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-51708.html).

This issue has been corrected in the latests BIOS updates released.

After updating the BIOS, you can reseat the PCI Wireless card or enable the mini PCI settings in the BIOS menu.

Note that once you have removed the wireless card, you will not have wireless connection until you update the bios and replace it.

Hope this helps.

May 19, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad R40 2722 Notebook

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Error Message: 104-Unsupported wireless network device detected. System Halted. Remove device and restart.


Hi,

I think you can try this steps and hope it will help you.
Try to reseat the Wireless Card in your machine.

You will need the following tools to complete the removal and replacement procedures:
-Magnetic screwdriver
-Phillips P0 screwdriver
-5.0-mm socket for system board screwlocks
-Flat-bladed screwdriver
-Tool kit-includes

Turn the machine upsidedown

Remove the battery.
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Wireless Card Removal

1. Loosen the PM2.0×5.0 screw 1 that secures the Mini PCI
compartment cover to the computer.
2. Lift the rear edge of the Mini PCI compartment cover 2, and
then swing it forward.
3. Remove the Mini PCI compartment cover.
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4. Disconnect the wireless antenna cables 1 from the Mini PCI
communications card.
5. Spread the two retaining tabs 2 that secure the Mini PCI
communications card to the communications compartment
socket. (The board rises up).
6. Remove the wireless communications card 3 by pulling the
board away from the socket at a 45-degree angle.
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**Reverse the above procedure to install a Mini PCI
communications card.


If happens that it does not work, I think you can just reinstall OS just to make sure if its Hardware or Software problem.

Thank you for choosing FixYa.

Apr 24, 2011 | HP Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook

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My gateway laptop cant connect to the internet. _When I plug a cable, the red light in the port does not respond _ The WIFI does not respond


Hello John,
It seems that: 1. Your LAN controller and the WiFi controller could be disabled in your BIOS setup.To re-enable them, if applicable,
  • Press the F1(or F2 ) key repeatedly after restarting the computer to enter the BIOS setup.
  • Navigate through your BIOS and locate the settings for LAN conroller and wireless, and select Enabled to enable them.
2. You may not have the appropriate drivers installed on your laptop for your network controllers. Upon further investigation, your laptop runs on the following network hardware:
  • ActionTec IEEE 802.11b network card installed in Mini PCI expansion slot
  • Broadcom BCM94306 IEEE802.11g network card installed in Mini PCI expansion slot
  • Broadcom BCM94300 IEEE802.11a/g network card installed in Mini PCI expansion slot
Download and install your drivers for the hardware above from: Wireless Drivers(Broadcom BCM94306) from http://www.soft32.com/download_175098.html Broadcom BCM94306 10/100Mbps LAN drivers from http://www.broadcom.com/support/ethernet_nic/downloaddrivers.php
Hope this solution helps.Good day.

Jan 14, 2011 | Gateway M305CRV Notebook

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Is the acer as5517 series laptop using a pci express card for the internal wireeless card


The Acer, as with lots of other laptops uses a smaller, card interface called "Half Size Mini PCI". This is much smaller than the desktop specification PCI or PCI Express and is specific to laptop hardware.

I looked at a spare parts website to find you a part number and came up with this. Use this information to find a similar part based on your country.

Compatible Hardware: Aspire 5517 series (AS5517-5700, AS5517-5997)
Wireless Card details: Atheros AR5B95-H half size mini PCI wireless network card (Dual mode 802.11b/g)

Nov 25, 2009 | Acer Computers & Internet

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I am looking to fit a mini pci wireless card in to my toshiba p10-382 but cannot seem to find an aerial inside the compartment, is there one fitted to the unit or do i need to obtain one, thanks.


Mini PCI wireless cards are usually equipped with internal antennas, so you don't need to worry about it unless you have an external plug in the card itself where you can attach an external antenna.

Oct 29, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Dell studio 15 , mobile broadband card


you need the DW5530, it will work with the sim card slot you have. I beleave it goes inside the pc into a mini-card slot ( mini pci express not into a usb port )

here you have a picture of it
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Dell%1A-Wireless-5530-Mobile-Broadband-HSDPA-Mini-Card_W0QQitemZ230318579931QQcmdZViewItemQQimsxZ20090110?IMSfp=TL090110114002r17902

Here is a cheaper one

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Dell-Wireless-5530-HSPA-Mini-Card--MOBILE-BROADBAND_W0QQitemZ260413286935QQcmdZViewItemQQimsxZ20090520?IMSfp=TL090520165004r8926

look around ebay, maybe theres a even cheaper one being sold.

Jun 03, 2009 | Dell Wireless 5530 Mobile Broadband...

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Driver needed


www.bioticaindia.com/bcm94306mp.html This is driver location for vista

May 12, 2009 | Broadcom BCM94306MP - IEEE 802.11b/g...

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I am a technician assisting in the repair of an A535 notebook, can't seem to get the wireles network card to work, can you assist?


Is it a built in card in a mini PCI slot? .... I had one die not long ago ... didnt show any problems in device manager ... the status light was on ..... it just didnt work.

Replacement with a new card was the only option.

Jan 02, 2009 | EliteGroup ECS A535 Notebook

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Mini pci wireless card incobatibility on HP compaq nx9020 LapT


Seems to be self-explanatory... The card is either not inserted properly, defective, or not compatible. Check that it is inserted completely and locked or screwed in the down position.

Dec 30, 2008 | HP Compaq Motherboard

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IBM R40 2722 1802 Error Message


This is due to the fact that IBM laptops have a list of accepted devices, and the pci card is not recognised in the list. On IBM - Amilo, Mini PCI card slot is usually at the back of computer. Locate and remove Mini PCI wireless card, you will not have integrated wireless after this.
Other solution is to find the option to disable mini PCI in bios settings.
Here is how mini pci wireless card looks like:

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May 28, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad R40 2722 Notebook

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