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I'm having the same issues with this wireless card, I will be replacing it ASAP once I get the BIOS unlocked and all per this post.

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I am also experiencing the same issue with wifi, sometime works great, sometimes it just looks connected but no internet available. have to disconnect and reconnect. even returned the laptop to amazon thinking it was defective but the new one was also doing it :/

now I need to test that bios whitelist... I have the AC7260 as well, which I took from my thinkpad t61p (which also had the white list issue, had to unlock bios)

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I fixed this problem by removing the Centrino Driver (in Device Manager)

You have to delete it multiple times until it uses the default Microsoft driver. Now my wifi is running perfectly!

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After updating the drivers, I havn't noticed drops as much, but I'm getting between 15-20 mbps right next to my wireless N router... this seems slow to me...So I'm going to upgrade and flash my bios too... my question is what happens if you have to send the laptop in for repair on something else? do you flash your bios back and swap the original 2230 back in?

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My new 7260 is on it's way and the BIOS is modded and ready to roll, I'll report back here and let you guys know how it goes.

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After updating the drivers, I havn't noticed drops as much, but I'm getting between 15-20 mbps right next to my wireless N router... this seems slow to me...So I'm going to upgrade and flash my bios too... my question is what happens if you have to send the laptop in for repair on something else? do you flash your bios back and swap the original 2230 back in?

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There's a bat file here that does it.

I download this tool (Fptw64_8_series) and extract zipped files.

When I run fptw64 showed me a message "the program can`t start because Pmxdll32e.dll is missing from your computer" (but Pmxdll32e.dll is in the file).

Where did I go wrong?

please help

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I download this tool (Fptw64_8_series) and extract zipped files.

When I run fptw64 showed me a message "the program can`t start because Pmxdll32e.dll is missing from your computer" (but Pmxdll32e.dll is in the file).

Where did I go wrong?

please help

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Did you open cmd with administrator right C:\Windows\System32 right click on cmd and run with administrator rights

I open cmd and manage to made backup of BIOS!

I have Windows 8 licence (Y510p) and want to flash with unlocked BIOS. Will I lose licence if I flash with unlocked BIOS?

It is important to say that the key of Windows 8 is integrated into BIOS.

Thanks for advice

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I open cmd and manage to made backup of BIOS!

I have Windows 8 licence (Y510p) and want to flash with unlocked BIOS. Will I lose licence if I flash with unlocked BIOS?

It is important to say that the key of Windows 8 is integrated into BIOS.

Thanks for advice

Well actually I do not know, because i have the 2.04 version which has not been cracked yet, I would say from the looks of it you should save your old key, but I do not know, if an unlocked version was avaliable I would love to try this for you, because I do not really care about the codes of home premium :)

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Well actually I do not know, because i have the 2.04 version which has not been cracked yet, I would say from the looks of it you should save your old key, but I do not know, if an unlocked version was avaliable I would love to try this for you, because I do not really care about the codes of home premium :)

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I just pull the trigger on the AC 7260 @ amazon.ca, better wifi? yes please.....

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Just as FYI:

Intel actually has USB, PCI express and M2 versions of the 7260 and some single band N, some double band N, with/without bluetooth. Make sure you get the right one!

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I'm on the same boat as you guys! The y510p laptop is absolutely stellar except for the wireless. Curious though - which routers / AP's are you using? I have a Netgear N6250 AC which has been excellent. First router in a while that I didn't even bother trying dd-wrt.

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the unlock tool patches your existing BIOS backup so it will still have your key in it, I can confirm it works

Great, can you confirm return to the original BIOS (before patch)?

Thanks

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Great, can you confirm return to the original BIOS (before patch)?

Thanks

I don't make it a habit of needlessly flashing the BIOS on any machine so I'm not going to do so for now. However, other people have already confirmed that in the unlock thread if I'm not mistaken.

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I'm on the same boat as you guys! The y510p laptop is absolutely stellar except for the wireless. Curious though - which routers / AP's are you using? I have a Netgear N6250 AC which has been excellent. First router in a while that I didn't even bother trying dd-wrt.

I have an Asus RT-AC66U that I'm trying out. It's pretty good so far. Just giving it a whirl. There's supposed to be some new one, but I haven't tried it. I'm still testing this router out to see if it's a keeper.

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Got my 7260 HMW today, I tried changing out the card without hacking the Bios just to see and yup error "unauthorized wireless network card is plugged in" confirmed.... I'll have to start the unlock Bios process... update after

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I have an Asus RT-AC66U that I'm trying out. It's pretty good so far. Just giving it a whirl. There's supposed to be some new one, but I haven't tried it. I'm still testing this router out to see if it's a keeper.

I'm getting about 25MB/s sustained with the laptop with the N6250 @ 5ghz AC. I know this router can do more as I've done close to 65MB/s using a Netgear A6200 USB AC adapter from further away. I'm happy with that speed (the 25MB/s on the laptop) - it's much faster than the crap that came with the y510p and on top of that, I have yet to see a wireless drop.

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