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Adding a Bluetooth Card to Inspirion N4010-

Hello to all, 

I have used tis forum in the past with great success to solve issue with my Dell Inspirion 4010. This Dell is functioning well so i would like to hold on to it. I am looking to add a Bluetooth card; has anyone had any experience adding this card because i am not certain if there is a location that will allow for this card to be added in so, before i purchase this card hopefully, i can determine if whether or not this addition can happen? I realize that there is a lot of youtube covering this issue but non that addresses if hardware can be added. Thank you. Best regards to all.

 

 

 

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Re: Adding a Bluetooth Card to Inspirion N4010-

hello crcarazo,

If the system has a Bluetooth card now and is no longer working you can add one to the system. If it never had one you cannot add a Bluetooth card to it. You can click the link below to download the online manual for removing/replacing parts. Although, you could also look at getting a USB WIFI/Bluetooth card if needed.

Inspiron N4010 Drivers, Downloads and Manuals

 



 

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Re: Adding a Bluetooth Card to Inspirion N4010-

While the Dell Wireless 365 card will fit the system, the amount of disassembly needed to install or change an internal card - and the fact that this is an old card that doesn't support all the newer bluetooth features -- mean it's a better idea to just get a nano-sized bluetooth USB plug-in.


The internal card:

https://www.amazon.com/Dell-Wireless-Bluetooth-Module-0rm948/dp/B008UNROIA

Example of a newer feature set USB:

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA6PF4837790&cm_re=bluetooth_nano-_-9SIA6PF483779...

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