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Introduction

Replacing the Intel Centrino Wireless Chipset with a component that meets the same standard.

  1. WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 3 WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 3 WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Unlock the battery latch on the right.

    • Unlock the battery lock on the left.

    • Remove the battery pack from its slot.

  2. WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement, Access to Components 2: step 2, image 1 of 3 WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement, Access to Components 2: step 2, image 2 of 3 WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement, Access to Components 2: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Using the Philips # 0 screwdriver, unscrew the 2 screws of the top cover

    • Check the marks indicating the direction in which the cover must be removed.

    • Remove the bottom cover by removing it in the direction of the markers.

  3. WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Then appear the other components of the Laptop.

  4. WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement, WLAN / Bluetooth card: step 4, image 1 of 3 WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement, WLAN / Bluetooth card: step 4, image 2 of 3 WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement, WLAN / Bluetooth card: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Here is the WLAN Chipset / Bluetooth

    • Gently unplug the MAIN and AUX antennas.

    • Unscrew the fixing screw with Philips # 0 screwdriver.

  5. WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 WLAN / Bluetooth Card Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Slightly lift the chipset and remove it from the mSATA connector.

    • Here is the chipset outside of its location.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device follow the following instructions in reverse order

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