Before working inside your computer, read the safety information
that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information,
see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at
Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your
computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by
To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist
grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a
connector on your computer).
To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery
(see "Removing the Battery" on page 15) before working inside the computer.
Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for Mini-Cards
from sources other than Dell.
If you ordered a wireless Mini-Card with your computer, the card is already
Your computer has one full Mini-Card slot for Wireless Wide Area Network
(WWAN) and one half Mini-Card slot for Worldwide Interoperability for
Microwave Access (WiMax/WLAN).
Depending on the configuration of the computer when it was sold, the
Mini-Card slot may or may not have a Mini-Card installed.
Removing the Mini-Card(s)
1 Follow the instructions in "Before You Begin" on page 9.
2 Remove the battery (see "Removing the Battery" on page 15).
3 If you are removing the WiMax/WWAN Mini-Card:
Remove the module cover (see "Removing the Module Cover" on