Model A1181 / 1.83, 2, 2.1, 2.13, 2.16, 2.2, or 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Will not boot after Airport card upgrade

The airport card on my daughter's MacBook died (would no connect, did not show up in System Profiler) so I decided to replace it. I also decided to get the upgraded 802.11n card so she could take advantage of faster networks. I ordered the MacBook 802.11n Airport Extreme card from this website and followed the excellent instructions to install the card. I ran into a bit of a problem because the MacBook had 3 antenna wires and the new card only took two, so I left the middle (blue) one disconnected. When I put everything back together and tried to boot the laptop, it wouldn't boot. The power LED came on and I could here the optical drive spinning (there was a DVD in it) but no chime and the screen remained blank.

I opened the case back up and rechecked everything, but it still would not boot. I finally put the old card back in and now it boots and everything is working like before (with the old dead Airport card.)

Did I get a bad card or is it just not compatible with my MacBook?

I've got OSX 10.5.8 installed.

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Would you please list the last three figures of your serial number ( found in the battery compartment) and also the part number of the airport card you got. Thanks

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Airport part #: 185-038-1

Last 3 digits/characters in serial #: Z5W

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Apple MacBook "Core 2 Duo" 2.16 13" (White) Specs

Identifiers: Mid-2007 - MB062LL/A - MacBook2,1 - A1181 - 2139

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Here's the card that the book says goes in your machine, IF 185-057-1, Apple part # 661-4058

MacBook Core 2 Duo 802.11n Airport Extreme Card

iFixit is out of stock on this card so do a web search for the 661-4058 #

Here's the card you say you have and it is not listed as working in your machine: MacBook 802.11n Airport Extreme Card

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Thanks for your help.

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