Laptop won't boot with new wireless card installed

The indicator lights and fan start up but the display does nothing. I replaced my old Realtek RTL8188CE with an Intel 6230 (supports A signals and Bluetooth).

I've switched them out 3 times now and it boots fine with the old one in but still doesn't respond with the Intel one in.

It's an AMD based system (A8-3500M) so maybe that has something to do with it... I really don't know much about wireless cards, but I figured if you could use a Radeon GPU with an Intel motherboard then it would be no different.

Maybe it's the motherboard. The laptop's a Toshiba L775D-S704 (though I've upgraded the processor and RAM) and it runs Win 7 x64

I've pretty much given up on making it work. Just wondering if somebody can tell me what would cause this.





Realtek on the left, Intel on the right
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  1. if its bluetooth you are after this one might work

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/RealTek-RTL8188CE-Hlaf-mini-pci-e-Wireless-WLAN-WIFI-Bluetooth-BT-HS-Combo-card-/250913258704

    most likely it due to a different pin out on the connector
  2. Emerald said:
    if its bluetooth you are after this one might work

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/RealTek-RTL8188CE-Hlaf-mini-pci-e-Wireless-WLAN-WIFI-Bluetooth-BT-HS-Combo-card-/250913258704

    most likely it due to a different pin out on the connector


    probably getting a little warmer... but i'd like one that receives A signals too.
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