Introduction

Make sure your computer is off and battery is out before attempting to replace your wireless adaptor.

Image 1/1: Flip the laptop over to the back.
  • Turn off your computer! Taking out the battery while it's still on is dangerous!

  • Flip the laptop over to the back.

  • Using two hands, push on the tabs while gently taking out the battery.

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Image 1/2: Using a Phillips #1, unscrew the 5mm screw on the bottom of the laptop Image 2/2: Remove the back cover plate.
  • Make sure the computer is off.

  • Using a Phillips #1, unscrew the 5mm screw on the bottom of the laptop

  • Remove the back cover plate.

    • The cover has popping tabs so it might require a small amount of force to remove.

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Image 1/2: The black cable goes on the connection closer to where the cables originate, while the white cable goes on the farther connection. Image 2/2: The black cable goes on the connection closer to where the cables originate, while the white cable goes on the farther connection.
  • Using a blue plastic prying tool, gently pry off the 2 connectors.

    • The black cable goes on the connection closer to where the cables originate, while the white cable goes on the farther connection.

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Image 1/2: Adaptor is spring-loaded. Image 2/2: You can now take out the adaptor.
  • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, unscrew the 2 3mm screws.

    • Adaptor is spring-loaded.

  • You can now take out the adaptor.

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Conclusion

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

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