Introduction

This guide will teach you how to open the laptop with a screwdriver, identify and safely remove the broken WiFi card, and replace it with a working one.

Image 1/2: Locate the two buttons next to the battery. Image 2/2: Slide the right slider to the unlocked (red) position.
  • Place the laptop face down with the battery facing away from you.

  • Locate the two buttons next to the battery.

  • Slide the right slider to the unlocked (red) position.

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Image 1/2: Slide the battery with your other hand away from you and it should disconnect. Image 2/2: Slide the battery with your other hand away from you and it should disconnect.
  • Hold the left button to the left.

  • Slide the battery with your other hand away from you and it should disconnect.

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Image 1/3: Using your finger or a plastic spudger start to carefully pry up the back planel. Image 2/3: Using your finger or a plastic spudger start to carefully pry up the back planel. Image 3/3: Using your finger or a plastic spudger start to carefully pry up the back planel.
  • Remove the five Phillips # 0 screws from the back panel.

  • Using your finger or a plastic spudger start to carefully pry up the back planel.

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  • Slide the back panel away and remove the panel.

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Image 1/2: Move the protective flap back and use a Phillips size 0  screw driver to remove the two screws. Image 2/2: Move the protective flap back and use a Phillips size 0  screw driver to remove the two screws.
  • First, find the Wi-Fi card

  • Move the protective flap back and use a Phillips size 0 screw driver to remove the two screws.

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Image 1/3: Lift the WiFi card up and remove it. Image 2/3: Lift the WiFi card up and remove it. Image 3/3: Lift the WiFi card up and remove it.
  • First remove both of the wires from the WiFi card.

  • Lift the WiFi card up and remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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