Introduction

In this replacement guide, you will remove and install a wireless (wifi) card.

  1. Flip your Chromebook over so the bottom is facing up.
    • Flip your Chromebook over so the bottom is facing up.

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  2. Locate the 6 mm Phillips #00 screw that holds the back cover together. Use your driver with the PH00 bit attached to unscrew it.
    • Locate the 6 mm Phillips #00 screw that holds the back cover together. Use your driver with the PH00 bit attached to unscrew it.

    • Once completely unscrewed, carefully lift the cover off.

    • Place the cover and screw safely to the side for now.

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    • Now take your anti-static wrist strap and place it tightly on your wrist.

    • Attach the alligator clamp of the wrist strap to something that will ground yourself to avoid possible electric zaps.

    • The location chosen in the picture is recommended.

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    • Locate the 3 mm Phillips #00 screw on the wireless card port.

    • Unscrew the screw and place it aside for now.

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    • Safely remove the wireless card by pulling it out of the bottom of the port.

    • Lastly, disconnect the two white and black wire connectors attached to the wireless card.

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Conclusion

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

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Replaced the original wifi card, how do you get Chrome OS to recognize, or find and download driver for Intel AC 7260 wifi card?

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