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WiFi & Blue-tooth mini PCI card replacement. To change the Wifi card on this model you must to remove the upper case of the laptop. This is not a good engineering designee. We will show you how to do this.


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Video Overview

Switch off the laptop and remove the battery.
  • Switch off the laptop and remove the battery.

  • The keyboard is held by 4x locking clips.

  • By using cutter, carefully lift up the one side of the keyboard and start opening the locking clips.

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Disconnect the keyboard cable and remove the keyboard.
  • Disconnect the keyboard cable and remove the keyboard.

  • Remove the access door screw and the access door

  • Remove the screw securing the optical drive, and remove the optical drive

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  • Remove all the screws

  • Pry the upper plastic casing off of the laptop

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Is the bios whitelist free?, I want to put an intel AC wifi card

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Conclusion

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

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Great, cogent step by step. You alleviated the need to watch a video while including all of the key steps. Nicely done. I replaced a hard drive last year and I would have preferred this format.

Robert Gemkow - Reply

Hi, do you know if there is a whitelist for wifi adapters in this notebook?

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