Introduction

The wireless card allows the computer to connect to the internet or another device through Wi-Fi. Some wireless cards may also have a Bluetooth adapter.

Make sure you are grounded before starting. To ground yourself, simply touch a metal object that is in contact with the floor for a few seconds.

  1. Remove all 15 marked screws on the underside of the laptop using a #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove all 15 marked screws on the underside of the laptop using a #0 screwdriver.

    • There are three different sized screws.

    • x1 9.8mm Screw

    • x8 5.6mm Screws

    • x6 5.0mm Screws

    • Divide the screws by size and save them in a safe space for reassembly later.

  2. Remove the screw attaching the wireless card to the motherboard.
    • Remove the screw attaching the wireless card to the motherboard.

    • Save the screw in a safe place for reassembly later.

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  4. Remove the black and grey wires that are connected to the wireless card by pulling away from the card.
    • Remove the black and grey wires that are connected to the wireless card by pulling away from the card.

  5. Carefully pull the wireless card out.
    • Carefully pull the wireless card out.

Conclusion

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

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