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Installing new wireless lan card upgrade

I am trying to install a new wireless lan into my laptop but i cant find where the old one is do i have to take the entire thing apart?

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You could have a built-in wireless card or it may be a module that can be removed (it could be under a panel on the bottom of the laptop. If not you should be able to disable the onboard wireless from your BIOS.

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