Is it possible to install or add WiDi to a Core i5 laptop?
Question by Kelly /

I have a 5 month old Samsung Core i5 laptop running Windows Home Premium 64 bit. It did not come with WiDi (as far as I can tell). Can I add WiDi to this computer. I have seen some downloads available on Intel’s site, but not sure.



Browse other questions & answers in the category , ; tagged , , .
Join live MakeUseOf Groups on Grouvi App Join live Groups on Grouvi
Windows Hacks & Customization
Windows Hacks & Customization
445 Members
Windows_10
Windows_10
371 Members
Android OS Tips
Android OS Tips
314 Members
Windows Troubleshooting
Windows Troubleshooting
276 Members
Best Windows Software
Best Windows Software
264 Members
Cool Toys and Gadgets
Cool Toys and Gadgets
108 Members
Apple Hardware Discussion
Apple Hardware Discussion
67 Members
Wearable Tech
Wearable Tech
48 Members

Comments for this Question are closed.

Answer (1)
  • FIDELIS

    Hello, from my understanding it is only available on certain laptops models like the Toshiba E205 and Sony VAIO S.  This technology is built into the laptop, but you still need a receiver.  If your laptop has the Advanced-N 6200 Wireless card (802.11n), it might be possible for you to install the software needed to take advantage of this technology.  Who knows, maybe in a few months, it will be possible for any recent laptop.

New comment

Please login to avoid entering captcha

Log In