Well, adding/changing the wireless adapter is not supported without your laptop manufacturer's support:
And, it may not work correctly:
All that said, what operating system are you running?
Well, I doubt that this will work, but you can try it.
Aside from that, perhaps the Intel support agents have a solution.
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