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Can I replace the AC-7260 adapter by a AC-7265 adapter in my Lenovo W540 laptop with S/N R9-07EC3C. The 7260 does not connect to all routers and is extremely slow.

PBenn5
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AlHill
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You need to ask Lenovo. They have a habit of blacklisting/whitelisting adapters, so check with them.

 

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PBenn5
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Lenovo declines to answer referring to the PC no longer being underwarranty - although I stessed that I am not asking for a warranty repair/swap.

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AlHill
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You must consult with Lenovo:

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000005687/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking.html

 

If you attempt this yourself, it may work, may not work, or may have other issue.

 

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