Replacing the IEEE wireless card

Important: Use only wireless cards designed for this notebook. Tools you need to complete this task:

Important: Use only wireless cards designed for this notebook. Tools you need to complete this task:

Phillips #0 screwdriver

Phillips #0 screwdriver

Screws removed during this task:

Locating components:

Acer Travelmate 8471 Wireless Card
Wireless bay

To replace the IEEE 802.11 wireless card:

1 Complete the steps in "Preparing the notebook" on page 55.

2 Loosen the wireless bay cover screws (these screws cannot be removed).

Screw

Screw Screw

Screw

Screw Screw

Use the thumb notch to lift the wireless bay cover, then remove it. Be careful not to break off the tabs located on the end of the cover opposite the thumb notch.

4 Unplug the antenna cables. Note which color cable is connected to each of the connectors.

Important: The number of antenna cables varies by the type of wireless network used by the notebook. IEEE 802.11N cards typically have three antenna cables. Other types of wireless network cards typically have two antenna cables.

Important: The number of antenna cables varies by the type of wireless network used by the notebook. IEEE 802.11N cards typically have three antenna cables. Other types of wireless network cards typically have two antenna cables.

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5 Remove the wireless card screws.

Screw Screw

Screw Screw

Aspire 9410 Wirelles Antena

6 Pull the card out of the slot.

Acer Aspire 5050 Wireless Antena

7 Move the antenna cables out of the way.

8 Hold the new card at a 30-degree angle and slide it into the empty slot. This card is keyed so it can only be inserted in one direction. If the card does not fit, make sure that the notch in the card lines up with the tab in the card slot.

9 Replace the screws removed in Step 5.

10 Reattach the antenna cables to the connectors.

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