Introduction

If you're experiencing problems connecting to the internet there may be issues with your wireless card. The replacement requires the flat end of a spudger and a Phillips J0 head screwdriver. The cost of a wireless card ranges between $7 to $20.

Parts

No parts required.

The tools needed are the blunt edge of the spudger and a Phillips J0 head screwdriver.
  • The tools needed are the blunt edge of the spudger and a Phillips J0 head screwdriver.

  • Ensure your device is powered off before continuing.

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Turn the laptop over to begin.
  • Turn the laptop over to begin.

  • Remove the two 40 mm screws with a Phillips J0 head screwdriver.

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  • The WiFi card is found near the bottom of the panel.

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  • Do not use the metal precision tweezers as shown.

  • Using the blunt end of the spudger, wedge the spudger beneath the connector and pull straight up to remove the white wire. Repeat to remove the black connector.

  • When reinstalling these U.FL connectors, hold the connector in place and gently push down. The connector should snap into place like a button.

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  • Remove the two 40 mm screws using a Phillips J0 head screwdriver.

  • Lift and remove the WiFi card.

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Conclusion

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

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