The replacement part number will vary depending on the wireless WAN module that is being replaced. If a part is listed as “Yes” under “Requires Return” then the defective part needs to be returned to HP. Hold down the FN key and then look up at the special function keys and see which one has a picture of an antenna. In this case either the Original Spare or the Modified Spare may be shipped which will not affect performance or functionality of the unit. Align the edges of the bottom cover with the edges of the accessory bay and place the bottom cover into position.
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Probook b Wifi – is she dead, Jim? – Ars Technica OpenForum
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Any Condition Any Condition. Plus the newer one specifically mentioned “Broadcom wireless utility application” and some other crap that isn’t specifically a network driver, which wreless exactly what you’re trying to avoid. Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor.
Part numbers are subject to change. The included Intel one doesn’t work, but this one worked flawlessly, out of the box.
HP ProBook 6550b Wireless WiFi Card 582564-001
The actual driver files to run the network card should be in that directory, you can go to Device Manager and install directly without letting the rest of the installer package run and avoid the unnecessary cruft.
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Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! Minimum skill level The End User requires no hardware-specific training to replace the defective part. Carefully disconnect wireess two wireless antenna cables from the wireless WAN module by grasping the connectors with a pair of small needle nose pliers or tweezers. Sometimes, it’s a slide switch on the front left of the laptop.
Summary of instructions To view a video demonstrating the procedure for removing the wireless WAN module, click on the link below. Too tired to unpack the darned thing again and boot it up. Slide the battery into the battery bay until it is properly seated and the battery release latch clicks. Find Solutions, ask questions, and share advice with other HP product owners. Please try again shortly.
Are these not HP’s version of the driver?
SOLVED: Enable wireless on Hp probook b – Fixya
I upgraded to windows 8. Helpful 4 Not Helpful Comment Flag. Marvin Level 3 Expert Answers.
The driver files themselves tho, almost certainly are from Broadcom directly and repackaged by HP. We see this on HPs and Compaqs when we’ve accidentally installed HP’s driver instead of the wwireless driver.
Probook 6550b Wifi – is she dead, Jim?
There is a wireless button or on off switch somewhere on your laptop. In Windows, Device Manager says “This device is working properly”.
At an angle, gently insert the wireless LAN module into its slot on the system board. Helpful 13 Not Helpful 1 Comment Flag. I think should be it. Tue Aug 22, 1: Jul 1, Posts: 6505b disconnect the wireless antenna cables from the wireless WAN module by grasping the connectors with a small pair of needle nose pliers or tweezers.
Probook b Wifi – is she dead, Jim?