Introduzione

This guide will show you how to replace the wireless adapter.

  1. Start by flipping the device over so that you see the screws.
    • Start by flipping the device over so that you see the screws.

    • Remove 7 Torx T5 short screws.

    • Remove 3 Torx T5 long screws.

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    • starting from the USB port use your opening tool to gently pry up the case.

      • Make sure you are prying on the cover itself, not the metal shield around the USB port.

    • Pry along the laptop in the orders the arrows show.

      • Do NOT pry along the top side, or you risk damaging the casing. Stay with the arrows.

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    • Lift the case from the bottom side. NOT the side with the hinges.

      • When you feel resistance, do NOT keep lifting or you will damage the housing.

    • Once you feel resistance, gently pull the case towards you. (away from the hinges.)

    • Remove the case.

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    • This is the battery. For guides that are for other parts, the battery is removed for the reason of it being a pain to connect or disconnect while screwed in.

      • Be careful not to short anything on the motherboard, as the battery cannot be disconnected before removal.

    • Remove 4 J1 Philips screws.

    • Remove 1 J1 philips screw

      • Do not mix these screws up, as if you put the longer screw where the shorter screw belongs, you will damage the shield around the keyboard.

    • slightly lift the battery using your plastic opening tool.

      • Do not lift the battery out all the way, as it is still connected to the motherboard.

      • Do NOT puncture or deform the battery or it may catch fire or even explode.

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    • Pull the battery towards you until the wire is accessible.

    • gently tug and wiggle on the wire until it pops out.

    • Remove the battery.

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    • This is the wireless adapter.

    • Using tweezers, remove the fuzzy tape.

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    • Remove the white and black antenna cables using a spudger.

      • Move any cables in the way out of the way.

    • Remove one JIS1 screw holding the wireless card in place.

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    • Gently pull out the wireless card.

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Conclusione

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

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