Introduction

This guide is for the replacement of the Wireless Module. You will need a small plastic opening tool and a standard Phillips Head 1 Screwdriver.

Flip the laptop over to expose the underside.
  • Flip the laptop over to expose the underside.

  • Remove the two grip pads with blue plastic opening tool by inserting the tool between the laptop and the pads and slowly lifting up.

  • The grip pads are tacky, remove slowly to avoid separating the adhesive.

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Remove the two 8 mm Phillips Head screws that were under the grip pads using a Phillip's Head 1 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 8 mm Phillips Head screws that were under the grip pads using a Phillip's Head 1 Screwdriver.

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  • Remove the six 5 mm Torx screws using a T5 Torx Screwdriver.

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  • Use the nylon spudger to pop off the bottom cover by inserting it into the heat vent and twisting to the left or right.

  • You may hear a slight clicking or popping, but that is normal.

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  • Use the Phillips Head 1 Screwdriver to remove the six 4 mm screws.

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  • Disconnect the battery port from the motherboard by gently lifting it on both sides with the plastic opening tool.

  • Lift up the port with the tool.

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  • Lift the battery out of the laptop with your hands.

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  • Remove the two antenna cables connected to the wireless module by wedging the small plastic opening tool between the cables and the wireless module and lifting up.

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  • Remove the 3.5 mm Phillips Head screw with the Phillip Head 1 screwdriver.

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  • Slide the wireless module towards the back of the computer to remove it.

what grapchics card can i replace ot with?

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Conclusion

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

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That thing is not a graphic card. It’s a dual band wireless module/chip.

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