Introduction

The wireless card is what allows you to connect to the internet. It is a small component, but is still very important. This guide will show you how to replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

Press and hold the release switch, and then slide the battery out. Insert the new battery into the slot and you're done! Press and hold the release switch, and then slide the battery out. Insert the new battery into the slot and you're done! Press and hold the release switch, and then slide the battery out. Insert the new battery into the slot and you're done!
  • Press and hold the release switch, and then slide the battery out. Insert the new battery into the slot and you're done!

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In the battery compartment, find the phillips screw that is holding the rear panel onto the computer. Unscrew it. With the battery compartment closest to you, push the panel away from you. Once it slides back until it stops, gently lift it and put it to the side. Please note that this particular screw does not completely come out, it stays with the rear panel and that is ok.
  • In the battery compartment, find the phillips screw that is holding the rear panel onto the computer. Unscrew it.

  • With the battery compartment closest to you, push the panel away from you. Once it slides back until it stops, gently lift it and put it to the side.

  • Please note that this particular screw does not completely come out, it stays with the rear panel and that is ok.

When putting the cover back in, make sure that the hard drive cable is not in the way.

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Undo the two clips attached to the wifi chip by pulling up gently with a pair of tweezers. Unscrew the 9mm phillips screw holding the wifi chip in place. Gently remove the wifi chip from its socket and place it to the side.
  • Undo the two clips attached to the wifi chip by pulling up gently with a pair of tweezers.

  • Unscrew the 9mm phillips screw holding the wifi chip in place.

  • Gently remove the wifi chip from its socket and place it to the side.

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Conclusion

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

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