Just upgraded to an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265

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  1. NIGHTMARE

    NIGHTMARE Notebook Consultant

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    I have 6230 in my laptop is there any other way to put.


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  2. Callum_94

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    Great, thanks for the help. Updating the drivers is simply downloaing the 8265 drivers from Intel after I've put in the 8265 card right?
     
  3. yutzybrian

    yutzybrian Notebook Consultant

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    You need a M.2 slot for the 8265, your current card is a mini PCIe. Does your laptop have any open M.2s?


    Yup. I'd go ahead and uninstall your old ones before installing the new card also
     
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    Cheers for all the help
     
  5. smokingkid

    smokingkid Notebook Guru

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    What is the better way to update the driver? Simply use Device manager and update from there or uninstall first?
     
  6. Phoenix

    Phoenix Super Tweaker

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    Just update. Make sure you uninstall the buggy Intel Wireless PRO/SET app and only install the INF driver
     
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  8. smokingkid

    smokingkid Notebook Guru

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    so how can I get only the inf driver from the Intel site? it appears that you can download only the exe that comes with the pro/set app
     
  9. Callum_94

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    I think you could just uninstall the pro/set app afterwards?
     
  10. smokingkid

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    if you uninstall the app it also uninstall the driver, at least so it seems
     
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