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Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265NV 802.11 ac 2×2 WiFi + Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter
To prevent an unresponsive system, replace the wireless module only with a wireless module
authorized for use in the computer by the governmental agency that regulates wireless devices in your
country or region. If you replace the module and then receive a warning message, remove the module to
restore device functionality, and then contact technical support.
Before removing the WLAN module, follow these steps:
Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn
the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
Disconnect the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
Remove the two computer feet and base enclosure (see
Remove the battery (see
Remove the heat sink (see
Remove the WLAN module:
Disconnect the WLAN antenna cables (1) from the terminals on the WLAN module.
The WLAN antenna cable labeled "1" connects to the WLAN module "Main" terminal labeled "1."
The WLAN antenna cable labeled "2" connects to the WLAN module "Aux" terminal labeled "2."
Remove the Phillips screw (2) that secures the WLAN module to the base enclosure. (The WLAN module
Component replacement procedures