Introduction

If you choose to replace the module with different specifications, download the driver for the new module before replacing the wifi module.

Image 1/3: Turn off the computer and remove the charger from the charging port. Image 2/3: Turn the laptop over and slide the battery release catch to the right. The battery will pop up from its slot. Remove the battery using your fingers. Image 3/3: Turn the laptop over and slide the battery release catch to the right. The battery will pop up from its slot. Remove the battery using your fingers.
  • Ground yourself by either touching an unpainted metal surface or by using the Anti-Static wrist strap.

  • Turn off the computer and remove the charger from the charging port.

  • Turn the laptop over and slide the battery release catch to the right. The battery will pop up from its slot. Remove the battery using your fingers.

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  • Remove the 6mm screw from the cover above the battery using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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  • Pull off the bottom cover to reveal the Wi-Fi card.

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Image 1/3: Remove the 3mm screw holding the Wi-Fi module using a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Image 2/3: Remove the 3mm screw holding the Wi-Fi module using a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Image 3/3: Remove the 3mm screw holding the Wi-Fi module using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Gently remove the 2 cables clips to avoid damage.

  • Remove the 3mm screw holding the Wi-Fi module using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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  • Gently pull the module out of the slot.

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Conclusion

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

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