Introduzione

I will be showing you how to remove, and replace the WiFi card in your Dell latitude E6400. The entire process shouldn't take more than 10 minutes, as only 2 screws need to be removed to remove the card.

Simultaneously slide the battery latches (outlined by the red box) to the dock connector in the middle.
  • Simultaneously slide the battery latches (outlined by the red box) to the dock connector in the middle.

  • This will release the battery. Just slide the battery away from the computer.

  • Open up the computer and press and hold the power button for 5 seconds. This drains any power left inside the computer.

  • This is important, as if electricity remains in the notebook, it can shock you and damage the logic board.

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Loosen the center screw with a philips screw driver. This is the only screw that needs to be loosened.
  • Loosen the center screw with a philips screw driver. This is the only screw that needs to be loosened.

  • It can't be removed as it is captive the the bottom plate.

  • Now slide the plate away from the dock connector.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool or a spudger to remove the antennas.

  • I use my fingers, but the picture shows and iPod opening tool because most adults have bigger fingers.

    • I'm 14, so my fingers are small enough.

  • Some E6400 models have a card with three connections-a gray wire in the middle-marked appropriately.

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  • remove the one and only philips screw securing the WiFi card in place.

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  • The card should instantly pop to an angle less than 45 degrees once the screw is removed.

  • Now simply pull the card strait away from the slot.

  • Install a new card by sliding it in the direction of the arrow and pressing firmly down until it clicks.

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  • Slide the bottom plate on.

  • Slide it to the rear of the notebook. (battery compartment)

  • Tighten the screw.

  • Do not over-tighten. Doing so will strip the screw.

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  • Slide the battery in until it clicks.

  • Press the power button.

  • AND it works.

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Conclusione

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

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Why is your soundcloud linked as the wifi card site. It is really not appropriate considering how great of a job you did with the instructions for this repair.

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