Introduction

A defective Wifi card will prevent you from accessing the internet wirelessly. This guide will help replace it to fix this problem. Manipulating wires are necessary so be sure to remember where the wires are unplugged from.

Make sure the computer is turned off.
  • Make sure the computer is turned off.

  • Flip the device over so that the back cover is facing you.

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Using a Phillips #1 Screwdriver, remove the four 5 mm screws from the top part of the laptop,  the two 6 mm screws from the sides and the four 2 mm screws from the bottom of the laptop.
  • Using a Phillips #1 Screwdriver, remove the four 5 mm screws from the top part of the laptop, the two 6 mm screws from the sides and the four 2 mm screws from the bottom of the laptop.

  • Be sure not to lose or strip any of the screws and remember which screws go where.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry the bottom of the laptop up. Slowly slide it along the edges, twisting it every so often to pop the bottom of the laptop out of the clips holding it in place.

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  • Lift off the cover and remove the back cover from the device.

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  • Unplug the two small cords connected to the wifi card.

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  • Using a Phillips #1 Screwdriver unscrew the 2 mm screw holding the wifi card in place.

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  • Unplug the Wi-Fi card from the motherboard and remove it from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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