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HP G62-234DX Wi-Fi Card Replacement

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    • Make sure the computer is turned off and disconnected from a charger.

    • Place your laptop on a clean, flat surface with the bottom facing up.

    • Slide the battery lock to the left.

    • Slide the battery out from the laptop while holding the lock to the left.

    • Remove the battery.

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    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the three 6.0 mm screws.

    • The screws that are attached to the panel do not need to be removed completely.

    • Remove the back panel to access the Wi-Fi card.

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    • Slide a thin, ESD-safe pry tool or tweezers under the wire until it's snug against the connector, and pry straight up from the board to disconnect the coaxial cables from the Wi-Fi card.

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    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the 3.0 mm screw from the Wi-Fi card.

    • When the screw is removed the card will pop up at a 45-degree angle.

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    • Remove the Wi-Fi card by sliding it out from the socket.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. Make sure to be careful when attaching the wires back into the Wi-Fi card, they can be very fragile.

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