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Steps for Removing and Replacing the Wireless LAN Minicard

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This document provides instructions for the removal and replacement of the wireless LAN minicard for the dv6000 and V6000 series notebook PCs.
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Step 1 - Remove the battery

  1. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position.
  2. Lift the front edge of the battery and remove it from the battery bay.

Step 2 - Remove the wireless LAN Minicard

  1. Loosen the three captive P1 Phillips-head screws that secure the memory/wireless LAN Minicard cover to the bottom of the notebook.
  2. Use your finger or a flat-bladed tool to lift the edge of the memory/wireless LAN Minicard cover and remove it.
  3. Carefully disconnect the two wireless antenna cables from the wireless LAN Minicard with a small needlenose pliers or tweezers.
    CAUTION:Use care when disconnecting the wireless antenna cables from the wireless LAN Minicard. Damaged cables or connectors can degrade notebook performance.
  4. Remove the two 4 mm P1 Phillips-head screws that secure the wireless LAN Minicard to the system board and allow it to release to the spring tension position.
  5. Grasp the wireless LAN Minicard by the edges and pull gently to remove it.
  6. Place the wireless LAN Minicard in a static dissipative bag.

Step 3 - Replace the wireless LAN Minicard

  1. Remove the wireless LAN Minicard from the static dissipative bag.
  2. Locate the alignment slot and align it to the board receptacle.
  3. Grasp the wireless LAN Minicard by the edges and push gently to replace it.
  4. Press the wireless LAN Minicard down and replace the two 4 mm P1 Phillips-head screws that secure the wireless LAN Minicard to the system board.
  5. Reconnect the two wireless antenna cables to the wireless LAN Minicard.
  6. Toe the memory/wireless LAN Minicard cover into the base enclosure.
  7. Tighten the three captive P1 Phillips-head screws.

Step 4 - Replace the battery

  1. Toe the rear edge of the battery into the base enclosure.
  2. Lower the front edge of the battery and press the battery into the battery bay until the release latch clicks.
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