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Introduction

This guide will give step by step instructions on how to remove and replace a WLAN Module in an HP Pavilion g7-1365dx. Use this guide if you are having trouble with the WLAN Module.

  1. To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is powered off before removing the battery.
    • To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is powered off before removing the battery.

    • Flip the laptop so that it is upside down and opens away from you. This exposes the battery, it will be centered at the bottom of the laptop .

    • Push the switch above the battery towards the center of the laptop .

  2. While pushing the switch, lift the battery by the side closest to the switch up and away from the laptop.
    • While pushing the switch, lift the battery by the side closest to the switch up and away from the laptop.

  3. Using a Phillips size 0 screwdriver, unscrew the 2 Phillips screws. Use the opening tool around the edges of the service door to loosen it and remove it.
    • Using a Phillips size 0 screwdriver, unscrew the 2 Phillips screws.

    • Use the opening tool around the edges of the service door to loosen it and remove it.

  4. Gently pull the black and gray coaxial connectors vertically up off of the module.
    • Gently pull the black and gray coaxial connectors vertically up off of the module.

    • Make sure to remember which wire was connected to which terminal.

  5. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to take out the 4.7mm screw holding the module.
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to take out the 4.7mm screw holding the module.

    • The module is on a spring and will pop out once the screw is taken out.

  6. Use your fingers to pull out the WLAN module as shown.
    • Use your fingers to pull out the WLAN module as shown.

Conclusion

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

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