Can I use the Apple TV wireless-n card in my laptop?

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nc88keyz Offline
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This project has provided two great things for me .

Hardware offload to crystal HD for appletv boxes.

and maybe #2,

Assuming bios is not blacklisted for wifi cards.

can i use the N minipci card out of the appletv in my acer laptops since they have G cards. Would be a cheap upgrade. I may have to buy antenna leads for the third n connector i think. Not sure.

Anyone know where the drivers are for windows?
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althekiller Offline
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Don't thread-jack.
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nc88keyz Offline
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all the way to off topic .at least leave it in the appletv forum please.


Anyways.

Confirmed: Win7 picks up the appltv card as broadcom N card. No drivers required. Although the wifi power switch turns it off. So if wifi led is off. It works fine. This can probally be fixed with driver update somewhere.

Anyways , thats the answer and sorry for threadjack.
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It's not an "appletv" forum, it's an "XBMC for OSX/ATV" forum. Your post has nothing to do with XBMC, hence is off-topic.
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