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For the vast majority of laptop users, a Wi-Fi connection is critical for accessing the internet and if the Wi-Fi card were ever to go bad in a laptop, many would simply see their laptop as unusable. This guide will walk owners of the Asus Vivobook K570UD-DS74 through the process of replacing their broken Wi-Fi card in order to give their device new life.

  1. Remove the 11 Philips #00 screws from the underside of the device.
    • Remove the 11 Philips #00 screws from the underside of the device.

    • Four 12mm screws.

    • Three 10mm screws.

    • Four 7mm screws.

  2. With the laptop open, use a opening tool to detach the keyboard from the laptops body.  Lift the keyboard up slowly as to not damage the ribbon cables that connect from the keyboard.
    • With the laptop open, use a opening tool to detach the keyboard from the laptops body. Lift the keyboard up slowly as to not damage the ribbon cables that connect from the keyboard.

  3. Carefully pull out the three ribbon connectors at the front of the device. After the three small cables are disconnected, the keyboard can be lifted up more to allow for easier access to the larger fourth ribbon cable.
    • Carefully pull out the three ribbon connectors at the front of the device.

    • After the three small cables are disconnected, the keyboard can be lifted up more to allow for easier access to the larger fourth ribbon cable.

  4. Just below the fan is the wi-fi card.  Disconnect the black and white antenna wires by applying a gentle upward force.
    • Just below the fan is the wi-fi card. Disconnect the black and white antenna wires by applying a gentle upward force.

  5. Remove the 3mm Phillips #00  screw securing the card in place.
    • Remove the 3mm Phillips #00 screw securing the card in place.

  6. Gently pull the card to the side and it will come out of its socket. The wi-fi card can now be replaced.
    • Gently pull the card to the side and it will come out of its socket. The wi-fi card can now be replaced.

Conclusion

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

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