Building your own PC can be a gratifying experience. You get to choose each part according to your specifications and make it look amazing. However, sometimes, you may end up with a motherboard that does not have Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, which can be a bummer. But don’t worry, as there’s a solution.
In this blog post, we will guide you through the steps of installing a network card to add Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to your system. You will need a network card that supports your desired speeds, and in this case, the blogger purchased one from Amazon for around $40, which supports speeds of up to 1.3 gigabits per second or 1,300 megabits per second.
The first step to building anything with your PC is to ensure that it is turned off and disconnected from the power. Make sure that you are not on carpet with socks on to avoid electrocuting yourself or frying one of your components.
Once you have taken these precautions, it’s time to open up your PC and get started. You will need to take off the front and back panels of your computer and locate the PCIe expansion slot where the network card will go. Then, line up the correct notches in place and insert the network card into the PCIe slot. Ensure that it clicks into place and screw in the shield to secure it.
Next, connect the Bluetooth to USB cord, and tuck it under the wires to hide it. Plug it into the USB port and turn on your system. The Microsoft program should auto-install the drivers, and you can test the Bluetooth by connecting it to your airpods.
In conclusion, adding Bluetooth to your PC motherboard is a relatively simple process. By following these steps, you’ll be able to future-proof your computer and have the convenience of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.