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Intel Centrino Advanced N 6235

I have a Dell inspiron n7010 with an intel i5 M460 that came with intel Centrino N 1030, would it be okay if I upgrade to the intel Centrino N 6235? I hate to damage the laptop. Thank you

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Hello cooldeli,

 

 

You will need to check with your computer manufacturer, as only they can tell you which wireless adapters have been certified to work in your system.

 

 

- http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/000005687.html Regulatory Information Regarding Wireless Hardware Installation or Upgrade.

 

- http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/000005846.html Why Doesn't My Laptop Recognize My New Intel® Wireless Adapter?

 

 

Please keep in mind that the Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030 is a PCIe Half MiniCard (HMC) adapter. The Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235 on the other hand can come in either HMC or M.2. If Dell* says this adapter will be ok, you will need to make sure the replacement comes in the same form factor as your original model.

 

 

Best regards,

 

Carlos A.
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