Introduction

This guide will require removal of 1x3mm screws on the bluetooth and wireless card.

Image 1/2: Flip the laptop  such that the base of the laptop should face you. Remove the rubber covering with help of any sharp pointed object and then unscrew the screw. Image 2/2: Flip the laptop  such that the base of the laptop should face you. Remove the rubber covering with help of any sharp pointed object and then unscrew the screw.
  • The yellow circle represents the rubber covering that protects the screw. And the red circle represents the screws.

  • Flip the laptop such that the base of the laptop should face you. Remove the rubber covering with help of any sharp pointed object and then unscrew the screw.

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Image 1/3: Gently lower the keyboard towards you to expose the wires attached beneath. Image 2/3: Gently lower the keyboard towards you to expose the wires attached beneath. Image 3/3: Gently lower the keyboard towards you to expose the wires attached beneath.
  • Using a plastic opening tool or the spudger to separate the keyboard from the frame of the laptop.

  • Gently lower the keyboard towards you to expose the wires attached beneath.

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Image 1/3: Lift the white flap in the right black rectangle and pull the blue ribbon towards you until it is disconnected. Image 2/3: Lift the white flap in the right black rectangle and pull the blue ribbon towards you until it is disconnected. Image 3/3: Lift the white flap in the right black rectangle and pull the blue ribbon towards you until it is disconnected.
  • Lift the black flap in the left black rectangle and pull the blue ribbon gently towards you until it is disconnected.

  • Lift the white flap in the right black rectangle and pull the blue ribbon towards you until it is disconnected.

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  • Lift keyboard slightly and remove the strip gently so is not damaging any parts . The tape has no function other than to keep the wire tucked away.

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  • Keyboard is now detached from the laptop and can be placed to the side.

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  • Using a spudger, remove the white and black cables from the card as indicated by the red circles in the pictures.

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  • Remove screw from card.

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  • Gently remove card at the angle it is resting at.

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Conclusion

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

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