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I am trying to install an Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 into my Levovo x301 Thinkpad. I have a half card and have the gray and black wires plugged in. I replaced the bios with a version that does not whitelist wireless cards. enter image description here Why won't Windows 8 recognize this card? Am I supposed to use the other wires instead? I replaced my old card because Intel stopped making drivers for it for Windows.

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Does it show up in Device Manager at all? Event with the wrong/no antenna attached it should still show up in DM. Are you sure it's seated fully/properly? Have you tested the adapter to ensure it works (like by inserting it into another notebook)? –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Dec 4 '12 at 19:45
    
Have you confirmed no physical WIFI control switches are toggled off? –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Dec 4 '12 at 19:50
    
It does not show up in the device manager. I do not have another notebook to test the card one. Before I redid the bios, I did get the bios error though. Wifi switch is on. –  twodayslate Dec 4 '12 at 19:51
    
I swapped wireless cards with my netbook. My netbook recognizes the 6200. The new wireless card (unlabeled) is not detected in my x301. I switched to the white cable on the AUX and the black on the MAIN –  twodayslate Dec 6 '12 at 19:40
    
Note: I can see a PCI Serial Port and PCI Simple Communications Controller in my other devices in the device manager. –  twodayslate Dec 6 '12 at 19:53

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