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Can I add a wireless card to a Toshiba Satellite 5505 S504?

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  • Jesse Lohse May 11, 2010

    You can purchase a PCMCIA wireless adapter or a USB WiFi adapter. See images below. You can buy these at Walmart, Best Buy, or any of your favorite electronics stores or websites. They cost between 30 to 60 dollars. I have included some pictures to help you. USB WiFi Adapter PCMCIA WiFi Card Good Luck, NOLA Tech

  • Bruce Hathcock May 11, 2010

    If it has a usb port you can add a USB wireless card however are you looking for network or a wireless mouse?

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Yes you can add one but you will need wireless driver for it too....so you download dat from the internet....although it is supposed to come with a wireless lan inbuilt

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