Introduction

This guide will show step-by-step instructions to replace the bluetooth adapter in the HP Compaq 2510p. .

Parts

No parts required.

Place the laptop upside down, with the battery facing away from you. Towards the bottom-middle of the laptop, you should see a small panel with a Bluetooth symbol.
  • Place the laptop upside down, with the battery facing away from you. Towards the bottom-middle of the laptop, you should see a small panel with a Bluetooth symbol.

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There is 1 screw on the panel you located in step one. Use your Philips head screwdriver to remove the single screw.
  • There is 1 screw on the panel you located in step one. Use your Philips head screwdriver to remove the single screw.

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Remove the Bluetooth panel by pulling it with your finger.
  • Remove the Bluetooth panel by pulling it with your finger.

  • Pull gently as there is a wire connecting the laptop and the adapter.

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Pull the adapter to the left exposing its underside. Locate and remove its only screw using your Phillip's head screwdriver.
  • Pull the adapter to the left exposing its underside. Locate and remove its only screw using your Phillip's head screwdriver.

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Separate the Bluetooth adapter by pulling it from its casing.
  • Separate the Bluetooth adapter by pulling it from its casing.

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Remove the adapter by pulling on the base of the connecting wires and the adapter, in opposite directions.
  • Remove the adapter by pulling on the base of the connecting wires and the adapter, in opposite directions.

  • Use moderate force.

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Conclusion

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

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