Introduction

Replace the wireless card in your HP Pavilion dv6000.

Lay the laptop on a flat surface, battery side up.
  • Lay the laptop on a flat surface, battery side up.

  • Remove the two screws securing the RAM shield to the lower case.

  • The screws will remain captive within the shield.

  • Lift and remove the RAM shield up from the lower case.

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Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect both antennas from their sockets on the wireless card.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect both antennas from their sockets on the wireless card.

  • Be careful to pull on the contacts and not the wires. The crimps used to hold them to the wires are delicate.

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  • Remove the two 3.7 mm Phillips screws securing the wireless card to the motherboard.

  • Upon removing the Phillips screws that secures the wireless card to the motherboard, the wireless card board should pop up from its top side.

  • Grasp the wireless card and pull it straight out of its socket on the motherboard.

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  • Wireless card remains.

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Conclusion

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

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