Introduction

The wireless module allows your computer to connect to the internet via WiFi.

Please ensure that the laptop is turned off before beginning.
  • Please ensure that the laptop is turned off before beginning.

  • Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, remove the eleven 1/4" screws from the back of the laptop.

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Gently lift off the back cover.
  • Gently lift off the back cover.

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Locate the wireless module above the battery in the top left corner of the computer.
  • Locate the wireless module above the battery in the top left corner of the computer.

  • Using a spudger, disconnect the two metal connectors by popping the metal piece up from the wireless module.

As noted in the techdad guide to the same operation, remember that the black wire goes on the 'MAIN' connector and the white one goes the 'AUX' connector. Or just take a picture before any disassembly.

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Remove the one 1/16” screw using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the one 1/16” screw using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Slide the wireless module towards the battery and lift out of the laptop. Slide the wireless module towards the battery and lift out of the laptop.
  • Slide the wireless module towards the battery and lift out of the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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Great info on this

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