Introduction

This guide requires a Phillips #00 screwdriver

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Unplug the laptop from the power adapter and turn the power off.
    • Unplug the laptop from the power adapter and turn the power off.

    • Failure to unplug laptop before proceeding could result in risk of electric shock!

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  2. Slide the battery-lock tab and hold.
    • Slide the battery-lock tab and hold.

    • Flip the battery away from the chassis to remove it.

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    • Undo the screw on the Mini-PCI card cover labeled "C"

    • This screw will remain within the panel

    • Remove the panel from the chassis.

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    • Disconnect the antenna cables from the Mini-PCI card.

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    • Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the white plastic tabs.

    • Flip the Mini-PCI card up at a 45 degree angle.

    • Remove the card from the computer by sliding out diagonally

    • Ground yourself while dealing with the card. Static shock can cause damage to the card. Store the card in anti-static bag when not in use.

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Conclusion

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

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