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HP Pavilion G6-1d16dx Wireless Card Replacement

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  1. HP Pavilion G6-1d16dx Wireless Card Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Flip the computer so that the bottom side is facing up, and locate the battery above the screen hinges.

  2. HP Pavilion G6-1d16dx Wireless Card Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the switch under the battery compartment to release the battery.

  3. HP Pavilion G6-1d16dx Wireless Card Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery.

    • The battery will have popped out of the compartment when it was released.

  4. HP Pavilion G6-1d16dx Wireless Card Replacement, Wireless Card: step 4, image 1 of 2 HP Pavilion G6-1d16dx Wireless Card Replacement, Wireless Card: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Unscrew the two captive screws using the Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • The screws will not come all the way out; stop when you hear them click.

    • Unsnap the protective cover off of the device.

    • Locate the wireless card.

  5. HP Pavilion G6-1d16dx Wireless Card Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 HP Pavilion G6-1d16dx Wireless Card Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two screws located on the corners of the wireless card, using the Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Slide the Wi-Fi card out of the socket.

  6. HP Pavilion G6-1d16dx Wireless Card Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Using your fingers, unsnap the coaxial cable wires from the wireless card.

    • Connect them to the new card based on the attachment points.

    • These points are indicated by numbered tabs. For example, wire #1 connects to #1 on the wireless card.

Conclusion

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

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