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The wireless local area network (WLAN) card, or Wi-Fi card, is an essential component for laptops to establish and maintain wireless connectivity for internet access. The following symptoms can be signs of a failing or faulty Wi-Fi card:

  • Can’t connect to the internet
  • Connected to the router but no internet
  • My Wi-Fi address won’t show up
  • Wi-Fi connection keeps dropping

If your Lenovo ThinkPad T450 is experiencing any of the above symptoms, it may be time to replace the Wi-Fi card in your laptop. When you remove the back cover of the laptop to expose the inner components, the Wi-Fi card is typically fastened onto the motherboard by a single screw. Follow these simple instructions to replace the Wi-Fi card in your device.

  1. Using your hands, slide the two locking tabs away from each other to release the battery. Slide the battery up and out of the device. Slide the battery up and out of the device.
    • Using your hands, slide the two locking tabs away from each other to release the battery.

    • Slide the battery up and out of the device.

  2. Using the JIS #00 screwdriver, unscrew seven screws from the back cover.
    • Using the JIS #00 screwdriver, unscrew seven screws from the back cover.

    • These screws are not removable and will remain in the back cover.

    • Use the JIS #00 screwdriver to remove the single 2.8 mm screw from the back cover.

  3. Insert a plastic opening tool into the edges of the laptop and work your way around the edges to pry off the back cover from the device. Remove the back cover from the device. Remove the back cover from the device.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool into the edges of the laptop and work your way around the edges to pry off the back cover from the device.

    • Remove the back cover from the device.

  4. Lift and remove the black piece of plastic to expose the Wi-Fi card.
    • Lift and remove the black piece of plastic to expose the Wi-Fi card.

  5. Using the plastic opening tool, disconnect the two cables from the Wi-Fi card.
    • Using the plastic opening tool, disconnect the two cables from the Wi-Fi card.

  6. Using the JIS #00 screwdriver, remove the single 2.8 mm screw.
    • Using the JIS #00 screwdriver, remove the single 2.8 mm screw.

    • After removing the screw, the Wi-Fi card should pop up on its own.

  7. Lift the Wi-Fi card out of the slot and remove it from the device. Lift the Wi-Fi card out of the slot and remove it from the device.
    • Lift the Wi-Fi card out of the slot and remove it from the device.

结论

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

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