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I don't think that this would be the main reason for the card to be undetected.
The antenna connectors will not affect detection of the card.
Soldering them is a bad idea.

You need to connect the USB cable and to configure your USB ports correctly.
 

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They do look and feel a little bizarre and they won't stick. However, I don't think that this would be the main reason for the card to be undetected.

If anything, I could solder these to the module?

Looks like you got a card that has wrong connectors on the pigtail antennas... I believe BCM94360CS2 uses MHF4.

That being said, the antenna should not cause your Wi-Fi/Bluetooth card to not be detected.

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Thank you very much, this is very helpful.

I have connected the USB header, and now Bluetooth works - but not the Wi-Fi.

I will try to configure the USB ports and will report back then.
 

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Thank you very much, this is very helpful.

I have connected the USB header, and now Bluetooth works - but not the Wi-Fi.

I will try to configure the USB ports and will report back then.

Try using AirportBrcmFixup. Maybe support for your card was dropped in macOS.
 

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Thank you!
Unfortunately, it's already been loaded with no effect.

You need to make sure the kext is configured correctly. I think you need to disable AirPortBrcmNIC for your card.
 
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Thanks for all your help!

I tried loading with bootargs brcmfx-driver=2 brcmfxdbg. I also tried brcmfx-driver=0 and 1. No changes.

My Bluetooth is visible. However, Hackintool won't see any Wi-Fi signs under PCI devices. Log attached.

Your pointers would be absolutely appreciated... Thanks!
 

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Thanks for all your help!

I tried loading with bootargs brcmfx-driver=2 brcmfxdbg. I also tried brcmfx-driver=0 and 1. No changes.

My Bluetooth is visible. However, Hackintool won't see any Wi-Fi signs under PCI devices. Log attached.

Your pointers would be absolutely appreciated... Thanks!

If it's not showing up as a PCI device, maybe the card or the adaptor is defective.

Does it appear in Windows or Linux?
 

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I would second pastrychef's opinion that the WiFi card or PCIe adapter may be defective.

Alternatively one or the other is not installed correctly, in the PCIe slot or on the adapter card.

The Card is definitely not showing up in the PCIe Device list.
 
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Bluetooth working, but wifi in same card is not working
  1. Description of WiFi/Bluetooth problem:
    I had Catalina running with everything more or less functional, but wanted to optimize my build so I did a clean install of latest OC with Big Sur. I have a BCM94360CS2, which was running in M2 slot previously, but I moved it to PCIe x1 because I use internal graphics and was having heat issues due to location of M2. Bluetooth still fully operational (USB mapped correctly), but wifi is not working at all. OS acts like it's looking for networks but can't toggle wifi on/off or add a network (I get the following error). I removed the unsupported injector from the Airport Broadcom fixup kext, but no dice.
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  2. OS X version/motherboard model/BIOS version/processor/graphics:
    1. Big Sur 11.6 (20G165)
    2. Gigabyte Z390i Aorus Pro Wifi (itx)
    3. Bios f8i (latest)
    4. i5 9400
    5. Integrated UHD 630
  3. Procedure/Guide used
    1. Dortania's OpenCore Install Guide
  4. Copy of IOReg - IOReg_v2.1/File/Save a Copy As…, verify file (III. Tools 2.)
    1. In zip
  5. Screenshots in zip
    • DPCIManager/Status (III. Tools 3.)
    • System Information/Hardware/Network/WiFi
    • System Information/Hardware/Bluetooth
    • System Information/Hardware/USB (Select Bluetooth device)
  6. Clover (if installed)
    • OC plist and log in zip
  7. Put all files in a folder, compress and attach post on this thread
 

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