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Here's my ioreg attached.
Can you pls help me find out which wifi card is installed on my laptop and also let me know if there's even a minor chance to get it working under 10.14.6.
Thank you.
 

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Here's my ioreg attached.
Can you pls help me find out which wifi card is installed on my laptop and also let me know if there's even a minor chance to get it working under 10.14.6.
Thank you.
check in windows device manager, or create a usb linux stick

or take the laptop apart and check the actual device
 

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The Bluetooth module in your IOReg is a Realtek device. I assume the WiFi and Bluetooth card are a combo card, so your WiFi will also be a Realtek device.

Screenshot 2021-06-13 at 20.51.17.png Bluetooth module on HS06 USB port

Unfortunately, Realtek WiFi/BT cards are not supported in macOS, so you will not be able to get it working in Mojave or any other version of macOS.

You need to swap the WiFi/BT card for a macOS compatible card. In the past this meant you had to use a Broadcom WiFi/BT card. There have been some development with Intel WiFi/BT cards, which give alternative options for laptop users. See this post for Intel WiFi options - https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/success-working-intel-wifi-drivers-for-7265ac-on-catalina.292207/

I have installed Broadcom BCM94352HMB, AzureWave AW-CE123H and Dell DW1550 cards in a number of laptops. These replacement WiFi/BT cards are available from eBay and other online retailers. Just check that your Laptop doesn't have a Whitelist. As that could mean you are only able to swap the current WiFi/BT card for a small number of specified cards. Older HP laptops are often set with a Whitelist.
 
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The Bluetooth module in your IOReg is a Realtek device. I assume the WiFi and Bluetooth card are a combo card, so your WiFi will also be a Realtek device.

View attachment 521684 Bluetooth module on HS06 USB port

Unfortunately, Realtek WiFi/BT cards are not supported in macOS, so you will not be able to get it working in Mojave or any other version of macOS.

You need to swap the WiFi/BT card for a macOS compatible card. In the past this meant you had to use a Broadcom WiFi/BT card. There have been some development with Intel WiFi/BT cards, which give alternative options for laptop users. See this post for Intel WiFi options - https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/success-working-intel-wifi-drivers-for-7265ac-on-catalina.292207/

I have installed Broadcom BCM94352HMB, AzureWave AW-CE123H and Dell DW1550 cards in a number of laptops. These replacement WiFi/BT cards are available from eBay and other online retailers. Just check that your Laptop doesn't have a Whitelist. As that could mean you are only able to swap the current WiFi/BT card for a small number of specified cards. Older HP laptops are often set with a Whitelist.
Great explanation. Thanks a lot.
Checked on windows and you were right it's a combo Realtek card.
Any idea where to start to know whether there's a whitelist or not?
 

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Laptop Service manual usually states which cards can be used to upgrade or replace the one provided when the laptop was sold. Well it does on HP laptops, as they are renown for Whitelisting devices.

The Lenovo forums being the most likely place you will find an answer.
 
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