Place the laptop so the back cover is facing up.
  • Place the laptop so the back cover is facing up.

Remove the 8 screws from the back cover using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 8 screws from the back cover using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Lift off the cover.
  • Lift off the cover.

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The internal modem will be located towards the bottom right of the laptop (highlighted with a yellow square).
  • The internal modem will be located towards the bottom right of the laptop (highlighted with a yellow square).

Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew both of the screws that are holding the modem in place.
  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew both of the screws that are holding the modem in place.

Carefully pry the modem as to not damage any of the surrounding components
  • Carefully pry the modem as to not damage any of the surrounding components

Using needle nose pliers, carefully detach the wire connecting the modem, by applying pressure to the black tabs away from the modem itself.
  • Using needle nose pliers, carefully detach the wire connecting the modem, by applying pressure to the black tabs away from the modem itself.

Success! You've removed the internal modem!
  • Success! You've removed the internal modem!

Conclusion

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

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