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GGuin
Beginner
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How disable Intel Wireless-AC 3165 Wireless adapter in BIOS ?

Hi,

I have a NUC NUC5CPYH.

My version of BIOS is 62.

I search a checkbox or other way to disable M2 slot or directly Intel Wireless-AC 3165 Wireless adapter.

I need to disable this device but i must keep it in position.

Please help.

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idata
Community Manager
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Hello pistolgui,

As far as I'm aware, there is no BIOS setting for this. However, you may need to check with our team over at the /community/tech/nuc Intel® NUC support community for more information.

We can suggest disabling your wireless adapter from within your OS.

If you're using Windows*, this can be done through Device Manager:

If you're using Linux* OS, this may change depending on your distribution. We can suggest contacting your distribution's support community for the exact steps. Here's an example from Ubuntu*: https://askubuntu.com/questions/707964/how-to-disable-a-wifi-adapter. https://askubuntu.com/questions/707964/how-to-disable-a-wifi-adapter.

NOTE: Any links provided for third party tools or sites are offered for your convenience and should not be viewed as an endorsement by Intel® of the content, products, or services offered there. We do not offer support for any third party tool mentioned here.

Best regards,

 

Carlos A.
GGuin
Beginner
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Hello,

Thanks for the answer and informations.

Disabling the wifi adapter in BIOS is a term of security imposed by my company.

I've post my question at the /community/tech/nuc Intel® NUC support community.

Best regards,

Pistolgui

idata
Community Manager
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Hello pistolgui,

 

 

Thanks for the update. Hope you're able to receive the solution you're looking for from our NUC team.

 

 

Best regards,

 

Carlos A.
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