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my Apple card 943602CS work for the first time install (both Macos 10.12.6 and Windows 10) but after a while the Wifi failed (icon appear but can not turn on on Mac and can not find available wifi on Win)
I try several times but the result the same. is the problem with the bios setting? My mobo is Asus H110-E. Should I update to the latest bios?
thanks for your help
 
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not quite get it, im using
Card Type: AirPort Extreme (0x14E4, 0x8E)

Firmware Version: Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (5.106.98.102.30)

and the internet is working fine, do I need to do anything?
 
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Hello

I have problem I buy BCM94331CD and Wif+BT work OBB but AirDrop and Handoff only work if I set SMBIOS to 13.2.

Any chance to get to work on SMBIOS 14.2?
 
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i have been reading a lot about handoff and continuity and i would like to test this on my system so i have been looking for a board that will give me BT/WIFI and i found this card https://www.ebay.ca/itm/112645985234?ul_noapp=true
if someone can help me here before i purchase the board if this will be ok and if i need to do anything else like adding a patch or kexts.
thanks in advance
 

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Hi Toleda,

Nice to see that you created a new up-to-date guide on this subject.

Just thought i'd let you know that I have had very good success with BCM43602 (DW1830) ... however on some laptops it may not work OTB or suffer from poor wifi performance after sleep/wake.

DW1830 - WiFi or BT Not working

On a some laptops the WiFi and/or BT may not work OTB after installing the required kext's and patches ... in this instance the device will not been seen on the PCI (or USB) bus and will not be isolated to just MacOS but any OS that you have installed, and no its not because or a white or black list (at least in my case).

For me the issue seems to lie in the BIOS logic for controlling the WiFi & BT enable lines on the M.2 card (pins 54 & 56) and can be resolved by taping/masking these pins.

I wrote about my findings in the following post :-

https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/...7-7500u-kaby-lake.213327/page-17#post-1609866


DW1830 - Poor WiFi performance after sleep/wake

On my HP Spectre X360 the DW1830 WiFi suffers from poor wifi performance after sleep/wake which is not related to Wake on Lan. Its possible that this issue is either specific to a select few laptops or the firmware flashed into the clone DW1830 cards bought on eBay. After a lot of experimenting I was able to find a workaround for the problem which i wrote about in the following post :-

https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/...ith-bcm943602baed-dw1830.236009/#post-1617689

Just thought i'd share these two links in this thread for anyone who might encounter similar issues ... feel free to add the links to your guide if you want.

Cheers
Jay
 
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