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My WiFi is not showing in my device manager

I have a compaq V6000 for near to 2 years. Now the problem is that the wifi isnt showing in my device manager. I have opened up the laptop and checked the wires connecting to the Wifi device and also taken out the wifi from the slot. But no change... So I sent it to the service center and they said i have to change the motherboard since there is a problem with that part (which I found it little strange) so I would like the expert opnion of others into the matter

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My neighbor with the v2000. Same story.

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I helped him help by popping in a 20 buck WIFI PC-Card. I'm sure there are those that will pay for the privilege of the internal card but we're cheap.

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USB or if you have

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Express or PC card slots work just as good as internal cards. I own a USB and a PC card wireless card.

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