Introduction

This guide will take you through the process of replacing the bluetooth module in an HP Compaq nc6400 Laptop. You will need the correct replacement bluetooth module for your laptop to complete the installation.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure the laptop is turned off and unplugged.
  • Make sure the laptop is turned off and unplugged.

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Locate the battery lock  below the battery labeled 1. Make sure to slide the lock all the way to the left to release the left lock of the battery
  • Locate the battery lock below the battery labeled 1. Make sure to slide the lock all the way to the left to release the left lock of the battery

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Once the left side of the battery is unlocked, locate the lock labeled 2 at the bottom right corner below the battery. Slide and hold the lock to the left, this will completely unlock the right battery lock
  • Once the left side of the battery is unlocked, locate the lock labeled 2 at the bottom right corner below the battery. Slide and hold the lock to the left, this will completely unlock the right battery lock

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Once both the battery locks are unlocked, slide the battery out to remove.
  • Once both the battery locks are unlocked, slide the battery out to remove.

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Flip the computer top down and locate the second to-the-right 1.2 Philips #1 screw in the bottom-left corner.
  • Flip the computer top down and locate the second to-the-right 1.2 Philips #1 screw in the bottom-left corner.

  • Remove the screw.

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Lift the right side of the Bluetooth Module cover upwards. Slide the spudger under the lifted case, and slide it left towards the closed end. The case will pop open and be removed from the compartment. Slide the spudger under the lifted case, and slide it left towards the closed end. The case will pop open and be removed from the compartment.
  • Lift the right side of the Bluetooth Module cover upwards.

  • Slide the spudger under the lifted case, and slide it left towards the closed end. The case will pop open and be removed from the compartment.

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Locate the Bluetooth Module after removing the cover.
  • Locate the Bluetooth Module after removing the cover.

  • Using the spudger, push the module to the right (i.e. towards the screw hole).

  • Pull outwards and remove bluetooth module and wire from casing.

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Once the module and wire are completely outside of the casing, gently pull apart the wire from the module clip. Once the module and wire are completely outside of the casing, gently pull apart the wire from the module clip.
  • Once the module and wire are completely outside of the casing, gently pull apart the wire from the module clip.

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Conclusion

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

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