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M15x alienware internal network card

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Last response: in Components
February 20, 2012 12:24:40 AM

I have an M15x alienware laptop that I bought a couple years ago. The internal wireless network adaption is starting to become flaky, and I'm looking to find a way to replace it. It's an Intel WiFi Link 5300 AGN. Anyone have an idea of where I could get one? I talked with dell support and they're out of stock. I'm hoping I can replace this myself - I'd rather not have to ship the laptop anywhere for repairs or pay an exorbitant amount.

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February 20, 2012 12:40:05 AM

if you really are having trouble finding one
have you thought about PCMCIA wireless card
less than $50 USD
and sometimes better than the one that came with the laptop

also is USA Ebay available for you?
February 20, 2012 12:44:45 AM

That's my backup plan. I have an expresscard slot that I can put a wireless adapter in, if needed. My preference would be to find an internal one. The laptop's bulky enough as it is - I'm trying to avoid adding to that (even if it's only an inch or so).

USA Ebay is available. Didn't think to check there, though - I'll take a look.