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Resolving HP Notebook PC WiFi Card Error 104 Detected

In this article, I will discuss how to resolve the HP Notebook PC WiFi Card Error 104 Detected.

Update or Reset BIOS Methods

To update or reset the BIOS on your HP Notebook PC to resolve WiFi Card Error 104, follow these steps:

1. Update BIOS: Visit the HP website and download the latest BIOS update for your specific model. Follow the instructions provided on the website to install the update. This can often resolve compatibility issues causing the WiFi Card Error 104.

2. Reset BIOS: If updating the BIOS does not resolve the issue, you may need to reset the BIOS settings to default. To do this, restart your HP Notebook PC and press the designated key (usually F10, F2, or Del) to enter the BIOS setup utility. Look for the option to reset BIOS settings to default or load optimized defaults and follow the on-screen instructions.

3. Clear CMOS: If resetting the BIOS settings does not work, you can try clearing the CMOS memory. This involves locating the CMOS battery on your motherboard and removing it for a few minutes before putting it back in. Refer to your HP Notebook PC’s manual for specific instructions on how to clear the CMOS memory.

Remember to save any changes made in the BIOS setup utility before exiting. After updating or resetting the BIOS, restart your HP Notebook PC and check if the WiFi Card Error 104 has been resolved.

If the issue persists, it may be a hardware problem with the WiFi card itself. In that case, consider contacting HP support for further assistance or replacing the WiFi card if necessary.

Removing the WiFi Card

To remove the WiFi card from your HP Notebook PC, follow these steps:

1. Power off your laptop and disconnect any cables or peripherals.

2. Flip your laptop over and locate the panel covering the WiFi card.

3. Use a screwdriver to remove the screws holding the panel in place.

4. Carefully lift the panel to reveal the WiFi card.

5. Gently disconnect the antennas attached to the WiFi card.

6. Unscrew the screws holding the WiFi card in place.

7. Carefully remove the WiFi card from its slot.

8. If you are replacing the WiFi card, insert the new card into the slot and secure it with screws.

9. Reconnect the antennas to the new WiFi card.

10. Replace the panel and secure it with screws.

11. Power on your laptop and check if the WiFi card error 104 has been resolved.

Removing the WiFi card may help resolve any connectivity issues you are experiencing with your HP Notebook PC.

Guide for Installing Compatible MiniPCI Cards

HP Notebook PC WiFi card and MiniPCI card compatibility guide.

  • Check for compatibility with the HP Notebook PC model
  • Ensure the MiniPCI card is fully seated in the slot
  • Install the correct drivers for the MiniPCI card
  • Update the BIOS to the latest version
  • Check for any firmware updates for the MiniPCI card
  • Consult the HP Notebook PC’s user manual for specific installation instructions


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