Introduction

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

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

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Gently remove the 2 cables clips to avoid damage. Remove the 3mm screw holding the Wi-Fi module using a Phillips #0 screwdriver. 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. Gently pull the module out of the slot.
  • 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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