- Nov 24, 2012
- HP Probook 6470b
- Intel Core i5-3320M
- Intel HD 4000, 1600x900
- Classic Mac
- Mobile Phone
That sure sounds like a simple and safe solution, because putting your faith in notebooks BIOS settings, will disappoint you more often then not.@kpkp , if you Google mini pci-e pinout you will see which connectors do what.You should be able to stick a bit of tape over some of them so only the usb ones connect .
edit.... I see there are 2 vcc. connectors (supply voltage 3.5v) could it be as simple as isolating one of these? Ie. 1 supplies the wifi module and the other powers the usb device?
Anyways, I found this scheme:
This should give us an idea where to start, probably there are other options too as you say, cutting power off...
Then we only need one of this adapters to make the install solid:
I just ordered an used AR5B93, got it for 4.65 pounds so i couldn't resist the temptation, fingers crossed.