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Mini PCI removal movie - ThinkPad X30, X31, X32
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Note: Before you begin:

  1. Turn the machine off.
  2. Disconnect the AC adapter.
  3. Remove the main battery.
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  4. Remove the keyboard.
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  • This movie does not show the cover you must first lift off before removing the Mini PCI card. See Image 1 below.
  • If the system is equipped with the dual band 802.11 a/b card, the Mini PCI cover will be retained with a T7 screw to prevent the 802.11 a/b card from being removed by anyone other than an authorized servicer. See Image 2 below.
802.11 a/b sheild and screw
Image 1
Image 2

Mini PCI installation movie

Text of the audio portion of this movie

To remove a Mini PCI card:

  1. Disconnect the auxiliary antenna cable, main antenna cable, and modem cable.
  2. Release the latches, and lift the card out of the connector.
  3. Place the card on the ESD mat or anti static bag.


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Document ID : PD013122
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-50926
Last Updated : 13 Feb 2014
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