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Introduction

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

  1. Unlock the battery latch on the right. Unlock the battery lock on the left. Remove the battery pack from its slot.
    • Unlock the battery latch on the right.

    • Unlock the battery lock on the left.

    • Remove the battery pack from its slot.

  2. 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.
    • 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.

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  4. Then appear the other components of the Laptop.
    • Then appear the other components of the Laptop.

  5. Here is the WLAN Chipset / Bluetooth Gently unplug the MAIN and AUX antennas. Unscrew the fixing screw with Philips # 0 screwdriver.
    • Here is the WLAN Chipset / Bluetooth

    • Gently unplug the MAIN and AUX antennas.

    • Unscrew the fixing screw with Philips # 0 screwdriver.

  6. Slightly lift the chipset and remove it from the mSATA connector. Here is the chipset outside of its location.
    • 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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