Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the wireless adapter chip in your VivoBook.

Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove nine Phillips screws from the back of the laptop (four 7mm from the top hinge, four 5mm from the bottom hinge, and one 10mm screw from the center). Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove nine Phillips screws from the back of the laptop (four 7mm from the top hinge, four 5mm from the bottom hinge, and one 10mm screw from the center).
  • Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove nine Phillips screws from the back of the laptop (four 7mm from the top hinge, four 5mm from the bottom hinge, and one 10mm screw from the center).

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Use a plastic opening tool to pry the back panel off.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the back panel off.

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Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove the eight 5mm Phillips screws holding the battery in place. Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove the eight 5mm Phillips screws holding the battery in place.
  • Use a Phillips 0 screwdriver to remove the eight 5mm Phillips screws holding the battery in place.

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Remove the ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers. Remove the ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers.
  • Remove the ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers.

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Lift and remove the battery.
  • Lift and remove the battery.

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Remove one 5mm screw using a PH0 Philips screwdriver. Remove one 5mm screw using a PH0 Philips screwdriver.
  • Remove one 5mm screw using a PH0 Philips screwdriver.

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Remove the cable by lifting upwards with a pair of tweezers.
  • Remove the cable by lifting upwards with a pair of tweezers.

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Remove the WLAN chip by pulling out parallel to the surface.
  • Remove the WLAN chip by pulling out parallel to the surface.

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Conclusion

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

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