Introduction

This is a guide to remove the laptop's wireless card.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Flip the computer so the bottom is facing up with the battery away from you.
    • Flip the computer so the bottom is facing up with the battery away from you.

    • Turn off the computer and disconnect the charger.

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  2. Slide the battery switch to the left until the battery unlatches from the base of the laptop.
    • Slide the battery switch to the left until the battery unlatches from the base of the laptop.

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    • Lift the battery from its compartment away from the laptop.

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    • Loosen the two 5.7 mm screws on the bottom panel using a PH00 screwdriver.

    • The screws do not come out of the panel due to small washers. Do not try to remove the screws completely.

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    • Use the metal spudger all around the panel to pop it up from the base.

    • When working with electronics, it's important to choose a tool that's ESD-safe to avoid accidental damage to the device. The regular black nylon spudger or a plastic opening tool should be used whenever possible.

    • Using your finger is acceptable but not entirely recommended. Be gentle if you choose to use your hands.

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    • With your hands, lift the panel completely off the base of the laptop.

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    • Unlatch the two antenna cable connectors from the wireless card.

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    • Remove the two 2.5 mm screws in the wireless card with a PH00 screwdriver.

    • You may have to gently bend the cables away from the wireless card to remove the screws

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    • Gently disconnect the wireless card from the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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