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Intel AC9260 install issue

My computer upgrade from windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 pro. Then I install AC9260 in my Dell Optiplex XE2.

However I couldn't install Intel AC9260 smoothly.

I try to install AC9260 in two different Optiplex XE2, both have them have the same issue. I try several driver "WiFi_20.10,WiFi_20.30,WiFi_20.40,WiFi_20.50,WiFi_20.60 Driver64_Win10".

Still couldn't make AC9260 work properly.

1. Couldn't radio on/off correctly.

2. Couldn't find any SSID.

3. wi-Fi status incorrectly.

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Hello Derekjwlai,



As we understand, you recently upgraded your PC from Windows* 7 to Windows® 10, and then you installed the AC 9260 in the computer.



It is important to mention that the only retail wireless adapters currently supported by Intel® are the Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth® for Desktop, and the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 Desktop Kit. Custom integration of other wireless adapters models is not supported. We advise you to check with the Computer Manufacturer Support if they recommend installing the AC 9260 in your PC, and what may be required to do it.



A replacement adapter may not work for several reasons, such as manufacturer limitations, PCIe* Version compatibility, Regulatory issues, or Driver Limitations. In some cases, installing adapters in an unauthorized system may be illegal.



For more information, please check the following documents: Regulatory Information Regarding Wireless Hardware Installation or Upgrade Why Doesn't My Laptop Recognize My New Intel® Wireless Adapter? Can I Purchase Wireless Adapters from Intel?



In our best effort, we recommend you to try the following:



- Make sure that the 2 antennas are properly connected and located in a suitable position.


- Try a Clean Installation of Wireless Drivers, using Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for Windows® 10 version 20.60.0.





Jonathan B.