Introduction

Use this guide to help you replace the Wireless Mini-Card in a Dell Inspiron 1525.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.
    • Locate the battery release switch on the bottom of the laptop.

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  2. Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol until you hear the battery click.
    • Slide the battery release switch away from the lock symbol until you hear the battery click.

    • Slide the battery towards the back of the laptop until it comes free.

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    • Remove/loosen the eight 4.80 mm Phillips #1 screws securing the bottom panel.

      • The screws may only need to be loosened, as they are generally retained by plastic washers.

    • Remove the bottom panel.

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    • Use the flat end of a spudger to gently pry the black and white antenna connectors off the Wireless Mini-Card.

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    • Remove the 3.70 mm Phillips #1 screw securing the card to the laptop.

      • The card will tilt up when you remove the screw.

    • Slide the card straight out.

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Conclusion

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

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