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Windows 7: Can I take out my wireless card from my netbook and put into desktop

07 Aug 2012   #1
The Peanut

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Can I take out my wireless card from my netbook and put into desktop


I was wondering if I would be able to take the wireless card out of my netbook and use it in my desktop pc as my current one is becoming faulty due to age, and my netbook one has a better connection speed even though I'm in the same room...?

If this is possible could you please tell me how I would do this? As I rarely ever take my pc apart.



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07 Aug 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

I am going to most likely no.
The wireless cards I have seen in laptops and netbooks attach to the machine with a specialized slot that is not in a desktop machine. And the antenna is usually incorporated into the laptops housing.

USB wireless adapters are relatively cheap so I would go that route.
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08 Aug 2012   #3
The Peanut

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Oh, okay, thanks for the reply, I will see about getting a better USB one then, thank you!
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