Introduction

This guide's focus is on replacing the Wi-Fi card of a wireless desktop computer. Please follow the directions below to accomplish this result.

Parts

No parts required.

Place the laptop upside down so that the bottom panel is facing upwards.
  • Place the laptop upside down so that the bottom panel is facing upwards.

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Unscrew the following 10 screws
  • Unscrew the following 10 screws

    • Eight 5 mm Phillips head screws

    • Two 10 mm Phillips head screws

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Carefully peel the panel off of the bottom of the laptop.
  • Carefully peel the panel off of the bottom of the laptop.

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Remove the one 3 mm Phillips head screw holding the Wi-Fi card in place.
  • Remove the one 3 mm Phillips head screw holding the Wi-Fi card in place.

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Carefully slide the card out of its connection port by pulling it outward.
  • Carefully slide the card out of its connection port by pulling it outward.

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Remove the black and white antenna cable connector wires by carefully pulling upwards on them.
  • Remove the black and white antenna cable connector wires by carefully pulling upwards on them.

    • Note that the black wire connects to "Main" and the white wire connects to "Aux".

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Keith Rachels

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