The card I’m trying to use isn’t a wifi card, it’s a video accelerator. Message 2 of 9. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. If you install an unsupported wireless card, that is the error you get. That is because the device met it own certification requirements.
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I have not found any documentation where it states that one must use a specific wireless device with the HP part numbers on them, but I do know that the only way a wireless device can be tested and certified by HP as having met the regulatory standards is one they have slapped a HP part number on. Message 4 of 9.
The card I’m trying to use isn’t a wifi card, it’s a video accelerator. Message 9 of 9.
Broadcom Crystal HD Decoder in HP – HP Support Community –
This topic has been archived. The BIOS error you are receiving specifically pertains to an unsupported wireless card. Maybe you can do a search on the internet by the part number you need, and see if you can get it cheaper elsewhere than from HP.
See Chapter 3, page 22 for the video accelerator cards you can get for your notebook with corresponding HP part numbers. Meanwhile, any comments anyone?
I suggest you contact HP technical support. Message 1 of 9. Information and links in acceoerator thread may no longer be available or relevant.
Broadcom Crystal HD
You can use this website and change the country and input the part number: Thanks for the reply. It’s twice the size of the slot it’s supposed to fit into.
Didn’t find what you were looking for? They are the only two that will work.
OK, I did some research on the subject so now I know what a video accelerator card is. Message 6 of 9. Message 3 of 9. Now if the video accelerator is a USB device, you got me because you can install any type of USB wireless adapter in a HP notebook and it will work with no problems.
I don’t know anything about the device you are trying to install, or what a video accelerator even is.
Can’t even get into the BIOS. It is supported by HP as there are drivers for the card on the HP drivers page. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Or if you are installing it in a mini PCI slot meant for a wireless card–same-same. The drivers for the Crystal HD are on this web site for the so it should be possible!
Broadcom Crystal HD – Wikipedia
Message 8 of 9. If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board. If you install an unsupported wireless card, that is the error you get. Is there ANY way to get past this error message? Note on archived topics.