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Can I upgrade the airport card in my mid 2010 iMac?

I downloaded mountain lion for airplay mirroring. Then i realized you need a mid 2011 or newer mac in order for airplay mirroring to work (wtf?). Spoke with a dude at apple and he told me that it is a hardware issue, in that the older iMacs do not have the wifi card (hardware) necessary to use airplay. So my only other option here is to see if I can upgrade the card to a newer one. Can somebody please help me answer this so i don't have to go buy a card just to find out.

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Hi Derrick,

Unfortunately, upgrading the Airport Card will not allow you to access that feature. While it may give you updated wireless capability, the AirPlay is also a software feature that is not coded to work on the older machines.

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