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TNiem
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WiGig Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18265

I have 3 questions to the Intel Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18265:

1. Should it work with 8th Generation I7 CPUs?

2. Should it work with the Gigabit Antenna-M 10041R?

3. What is the difference between the Gigabit Antenna-M 10041R and the Gigabit Antenna-M 10101R?

Thanks

Tom

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idata
Community Manager
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Hello Tomison,

 

 

We understand you have some questions regarding the Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18265.

 

 

While you may be already be aware, I feel it's important for us to mention that the 802.11ad module in these adapters is intended to work with paired with a WiGig docking station. The docking station in turn will allow for Ethernet connectivity.

 

 

For wireless Internet access, the adapter will function using the 802.11ac WiFi module in the adapter.

 

 

Keep in mind our support for custom wireless integrations or upgrades is limited. We always recommend working with your motherboard or computer manufacturer for approval and hardware validation.

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

Now, back to your questions:
  1. Yes, aside from the gigabit antenna, the requirements for the 18265 are the similar to the https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000024942/network-and-i-o/wireless-networki... Requirements for the Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 Desktop Kit.
  2. (and 3.) These Gigabit antennas are designed with a specific adapter in mind:
    1. Intel® Gigabit Antenna-M 10041R -> Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265.
    2. Intel® Gigabit Antenna-M 10101R -> Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18265.

 

We hope this information helps.

Best regards,

 

Carlos A.
TNiem
Beginner
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Hello Carlos,

do you know the diference between the 2 Antenna modules? I have the Intel® Gigabit Antenna-M 10041R from the 18260 adapter and will use these antenna with the 18265 adapter. Do you know if this could work?

Kind regards

Tom

idata
Community Manager
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Hello Tomison,

Since our support for these type of integrations is limited, we're unable to provide much detail in regard to the Gigabit antenna's specifications

The main difference I can see is the antenna's dimensions, although they use the same connector to the wireless adapter. This is probably an important factor for an OEM designing a laptop, but may not be as relevant in your particular scenario.

Intel Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265's Gigabit Module:

Intel Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18265's Gigabit Module:

 

In short, I believe it should work, but we are unable to confirm.

Best regards,

 

Carlos A.
TNiem
Beginner
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Now I have installed the 18265 module and the antenna. But I have a problem with the driver installation under Windows 10 64bit. The installation says there was no compatible hardware. The WIFI works very well on this module. I have the same problem with a 18260 module. What could I do?

idata
Community Manager
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Hello Tomison,

 

 

You will need to install the following packages for our Tri-Band adapters:

 

 

WiFi: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27750 Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for Windows® 10

 

Bluetooth®: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27760 Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® for Windows® 10

 

Dock Manager: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27490 Intel® Wireless Dock Manager Software

 

 

Are you getting this error while attempting to install the Wi-Fi drivers and software? If so, please share a screenshot of the error, as well as an Intel® System Support Utility report:

 

 

1. Download the latest https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/25293 Intel® SSU

 

2. While connected to your WiFi network, run the scan for "everything."

 

3. Save and name the report.

 

 

Best regards,

 

Carlos A.
idata
Community Manager
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Hello Tomison,

 

 

We haven't heard back from you in a while. Please let us know if you require further assistance.

 

 

Best regards,

 

Carlos A.
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