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Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the wireless card from a Panasonic Toughbook CF-29

  1. Locate the bay door for the battery on the left side of the laptop.
    • Locate the bay door for the battery on the left side of the laptop.

  2. Slide the latch to the right and then down to unlock it. Pull out the battery.
    • Slide the latch to the right and then down to unlock it.

    • Pull out the battery.

  3. Begin by turning the laptop upside down with the handle towards you.
    • Begin by turning the laptop upside down with the handle towards you.

    • Use a Phillips size 0 screwdriver to remove the 4 screws holding down the ram cover.

  4. Remove the panel and set it aside.
    • Remove the panel and set it aside.

    • Use a Phillips size 0 screwdriver to remove these 8 small screws.

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  6. Use a Phillips size 1 screwdriver to remove the remaining 8 screws.
    • Use a Phillips size 1 screwdriver to remove the remaining 8 screws.

  7. Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive. Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive.

  8. Be careful when lifting the cover as you may damage some connections.
    • Be careful when lifting the cover as you may damage some connections.

    • Slowly lift the cover so that you can disconnect the red and white wires connecting the speaker to the sound card.

  9. Now the back cover should be off and you can access the inside of the casing.
    • Now the back cover should be off and you can access the inside of the casing.

  10. Remove the black and white wires attached to the wireless card by simply pulling up.
    • Remove the black and white wires attached to the wireless card by simply pulling up.

  11. Peel back the black cover to expose the clips holding in the wireless card.
    • Peel back the black cover to expose the clips holding in the wireless card.

  12. Using a pair of plastic opening tools, push the two metal tabs away from the card.
    • Using a pair of plastic opening tools, push the two metal tabs away from the card.

  13. The wireless card should now easily disengage from the motherboard. Pull the card horizontally away from you to remove it from its housing.
    • The wireless card should now easily disengage from the motherboard.

    • Pull the card horizontally away from you to remove it from its housing.

Conclusion

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

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what about the heatsinks of the processors? You don't fix the contact surface to the cover?

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