A friend of mine has an old HP Touchsmart 300 all-in-one PC running Windows 7. The PC has an SSD in it and runs reasonably fast ... no need to trash the HW just yet.
Theres a NEW cable modem/router in the house and it wisely only speaks WPA2. The HP 300 has a mini-PCI card in it that only speaks WPA (and ancient WEP), not WPA2. Unfortunately, the PC cannot be moved near enough to the router to directly plug an Ethernet/RJ45 cable into it.
I have ordered a D-Link AC1200 USB adapter DWA-182 for the HP 300 to provide Wifi connectivity.
Info on the DWA-182 can be gotten by throwing the search terms below into the worlds largest search engine.
MY QUESTION IS ...
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Before installing the DWA-182 should I remove either the driver for the mini-PCI card and/or the card itself? Opening that machine up is not a problem.
Maybe I can just leave whats there in place. Whats the best way to proceed?
Edited by hamluis, 16 December 2017 - 04:03 AM.
Moved from Win 7 to Internal Hardware - Hamluis.