Introduction

This guide will show the user how to remove the wireless card.

Parts

No parts required.

Removing the battery while the laptop is still on may corrupt your files. Turn the device over to expose the bottom of the device.
  • Removing the battery while the laptop is still on may corrupt your files.

  • Turn the device over to expose the bottom of the device.

  • Slide the battery release all the way to the left.

  • There will be a click and the battery will be released from its compartment.

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Carefully remove the battery from its compartment.
  • Carefully remove the battery from its compartment.

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Locate three Phillips head retaining screws which secure the compartment. Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to loosen the retaining screws.
  • Locate three Phillips head retaining screws which secure the compartment.

  • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to loosen the retaining screws.

  • Remove the panel covering the compartment.

  • Ground yourself before attempting to touch any components. To ground yourself, touch a conductive metal to eliminate any static buildup in your body, which can damage computer components.

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Use tweezers to disconnect the gray cable and the black cable from the wireless card. Use tweezers to disconnect the gray cable and the black cable from the wireless card. Use tweezers to disconnect the gray cable and the black cable from the wireless card.
  • Use tweezers to disconnect the gray cable and the black cable from the wireless card.

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Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the single 4mm screw from the corner of the wireless card.
  • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the single 4mm screw from the corner of the wireless card.

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Carefully lift and pull wireless card. It is removed!
  • Carefully lift and pull wireless card. It is removed!

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Conclusion

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

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