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Broadcom ExpressCard/54 solution?


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Hi all,

 

I just recently got my Qosmio X305-Q720 up and running and from searching and reading, discovered that there are no kexts for the Intel 5100AGN Wifi device and that a lot of people are using a broadcom solution due to native support.

 

My question, hopefully a simple one, is given that my laptop has an Expresscard/54 slot can anyone advise me of the broadcom model number or the recommended device to purchase in order to get Wifi working reliably on my Hackintosh?

 

Thank you kindly.

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The solution is to open the computer and remove the Intel 5100 card and replace it witha Broadcom BCM4311 card. The card is a miniPCIe card. Make sure you get the same size card because some come in half-height.

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It's not the easiest notebook to work with though and there doesn't appear to be any removable area on the back as I have seen on other laptops from google images.

 

Is there another option that I can use that doesn't involve having to access the motherboard?

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