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Upgrade MacBook to 802.11n

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MacBook Core Duo

MacBook Core Duo AirPort Card Replacement

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Mein Problem

MacBook with original wireless card would only connect within a few feet of an access point. I used the fixit guide to open it and make sure the antenna was correctly connected, but that did not solve the problem. So I decided to replace the wifi card with the n model.

Meine Reparatur

When the part arrived, I used the fixit guide again to install the replacement. It took about an hour and worked perfectly.

Mein Rat

I used an ice cube tray as a screw sorter. There is another MacBook in the family with a bad optical drive. I might repair it if I find a low cost replacement drive.

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Spudger

$2.99

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Phillips #00 Screwdriver

$6.99

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