Introduction

Wireless card gives your laptop access to the internet, therefore it is one of the most important components for many. If your wireless card fails use this guide to replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

Before you begin taking apart the computer, make sure that it is completely powered off. Slide the release latch away from the nearest edge.
  • Before you begin taking apart the computer, make sure that it is completely powered off.

  • Slide the release latch away from the nearest edge.

  • Slide the back cover off of the computer.

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Remove the six 3.7mm Phillips screws. Slide the back cover until it clicks, then lift it straight off. Slide the back cover until it clicks, then lift it straight off.
  • Remove the six 3.7mm Phillips screws.

  • Slide the back cover until it clicks, then lift it straight off.

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Unscrew 4.5mm Phillips screw. Unplug both antenna connectors by carefully pulling them upwards. During re-assembly make sure to match numbers(1 or 2) on the antenna cable and the wireless card.
  • Unscrew 4.5mm Phillips screw.

  • Unplug both antenna connectors by carefully pulling them upwards.

    • During re-assembly make sure to match numbers(1 or 2) on the antenna cable and the wireless card.

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Pull wireless card up and away from you. Pull wireless card up and away from you. Pull wireless card up and away from you.
  • Pull wireless card up and away from you.

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Conclusion

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

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