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This guide will show you how to locate and remove the WLAN (WiFi) module.

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  1. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module, Battery Removal: step 1, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module, Battery Removal: step 1, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module, Battery Removal: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Flip laptop over and locate the battery release button

    • Push release button to the left to release battery and gently pull battery from the laptop

  2. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module, Keyboard: step 2, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module, Keyboard: step 2, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module, Keyboard: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Loosen the three Phillips 2.5×9.0 captive screws that secure the keyboard to the laptop

    • Turn the laptop so the keyboard is facing up and locate the 4 retention tabs along the back edge of the keyboard

    • Slide the retention clips toward the keyboard to release the keyboard

  3. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module: step 3, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module: step 3, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Use a plastic pry tool to lift the rear edge of the keyboard.

    • Pull the keyboard slightly towards the display to disengage the tabs along the front of the keyboard from the laptop palm rest.

    • Lift the keyboard up to reveal the ribbon connectors

  4. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module: step 4, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module: step 4, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Release the larger ribbon cable by flipping the brown retainer up so it is parallel with the ribbon cable

    • Release the smaller ribbon cable by lifting up the white retainer

    • I found it easier to reinstall both cables with the new keyboard resting on the back edge

  5. Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module, WLAN (WiFi) Module: step 5, image 1 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module, WLAN (WiFi) Module: step 5, image 2 of 3 Removing the HP Elitebook 6930p WLAN Module, WLAN (WiFi) Module: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Locate the WLAN module

    • Use a plastic spugder or similar to carefully remove the 3 antenna wires from the WLAN module.

    • The antenna wires are colour coded tabs on them for easy reinstallation so be sure to take note of the correct order. there are coloured tabs on the wires!

    • Remove the 2 M2.5×4.0 screws that secure the WLAN module into the laptop

    • With the screws removed the right hand end of the WLAN module will pop up. You may now simply remove the module from the edge connector.

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

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