Introduction

If the user would like to replace a faulty wireless card, or one that is not powerful enough, this guide will give step by step information on how to achieve this.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Unscrew the single 3.5mm Phillips #1 screw that holds on the bottom plate of the device.
    • Unscrew the single 3.5mm Phillips #1 screw that holds on the bottom plate of the device.

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  2. Place your hands on the plate and pull it toward yourself.
    • Place your hands on the plate and pull it toward yourself.

    • The plate will pop out of place and may then be removed.

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    • The wireless card is located near the front of the device, and is the expansion card with three antennas attached to it.

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    • Remove the wires connecting the card to the laptop with a pair of tweezers.

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    • Unscrew the 4mm Phillips #1 screw that secure the card in place.

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    • After completing steps 4 & 5, the card will lift up at an angle as shown.

    • Once the card has popped out of place, it can be gently removed.

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Conclusion

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

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