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[PSA] Lenovo ThinkPad L520 BIOS mod for Wifi-card AR9285 remove whitelist

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My Lenovo L520 had a whitelist which stopped boot with the error:

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"1802: Unauthorized network card is plugged in - Power off and remove the miniPCI network card (1199/0218)" (or something similar)

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As the installed intel centrino wireless card did not work with OSX I bought a very cheap ( <5€ ) Atheros AR9285 mini pci card.?

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The site bios-mods.com has many solutions for problems like this. This is a link to the forum topic:

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https://www.bios-mods.com/forum/Thread-Lenovo-L420-whitelist-removal

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This link is for the file download:

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https://app.box.com/s/j4fffsagyzlohxmnvq6t

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Worked great for me, never again a whitelist. I can install any wifi or wlan card now.

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I put the files into the download section.

http://www.hackintoshosx.com/files/file/4399-thinkpad-l420-l421-l520rar/

Edited by smilee

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