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FKraf
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Intel 1703 b/g/n

My unit is Dell xps 8700 currently using 1703 have the router now I want to make sure I get te right wi-fi BT adapter.

I read where some of the cards are not complete which can be noticed by the TA# . What is the right part # for my unit and where do I find it

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jbenavides
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Hello Brub,

We would like to mention that the Dell* Wireless-DW 1703 wireless adapter is not an Intel adapter. If we understood correctly, you are planing to replace the Dell Wireless-DW 1703 with an Intel Wireless Adapter; if that is the case, please consider the following aspects:

- Checking the Product Page of the http://www.dell.com/us/p/xps-8700/pd Dell* XPS 8700 Desktop, it may come from factory with the 1703, or with an Intel Wireless Adapter. In this type of cases, we strongly advise you to contact the http://www.intel.com/support/oems.htm Support from the PC manufacturer, so they can confirm which wireless adapters are supported with your computer.

The manufacturers may add customizations to the computer or to the wireless adapter, causing compatibility issues if you install a different wireless card. In some cases, replacing the wireless adapter may have legal implications, regulatory limitations, or void the warranty.

http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-011644.htm Regulatory Information Regarding Hardware Installation or Upgrade- Intel® Wi-Fi Products

http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-031167.htm Why Doesn't My Laptop Recognize My New Intel Wireless Adapter?

- For details about the features of the different Intel wireless adapters, you can check our Specifications website:

http://ark.intel.com/products/family/59484/Intel-Wi-Fi-Products http://ark.intel.com/products/family/59484/Intel-Wi-Fi-Products

- Intel manufactures a wide array of wireless adapters and most of them are meant to be installed from factory by the OEM's or by their authorized service providers. However, there are some models that can be used with regular desktops, these use standard PCIe slots, and come with external antennas:

http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/product-briefs/dual-band-wireless-ac-726... Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 for Desktop

http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/product-briefs/centrino-advanced-n-6205-... Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 for Desktop