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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. 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.
  • 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. Remove the access door screw and the access door Remove the screw securing the optical drive, and remove the optical drive
  • 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 Pry the upper plastic casing off of the laptop
  • Remove all the screws

  • Pry the upper plastic casing off of the laptop

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Here is the Wi-Fi card Disconnect the antenna cable connectors Remove the Wi-Fi card

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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