Introdução

In this guide, we will be revealing on how to remove and replace the Palm Rest Replacement on the Dell Alienware 13.

Peças

Não são necessárias peças.

Working on an electrical device while plugged in can cause injury due to electrical shock. Ensure that all external power is disconnected from the device.
  • Working on an electrical device while plugged in can cause injury due to electrical shock. Ensure that all external power is disconnected from the device.

  • Close the device and turn the device over.

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Remove (2) 5 mm Phillips head screws attaching the small access panel to the base using a Phillips # 1 screwdriver.
  • Remove (2) 5 mm Phillips head screws attaching the small access panel to the base using a Phillips # 1 screwdriver.

  • The (2) screws are attached to the base panel with retaining clips and won't completely detach from the panel.

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Remove the small access panel using a heavy duty spudger. Remove the small access panel using a heavy duty spudger. Remove the small access panel using a heavy duty spudger.
  • Remove the small access panel using a heavy duty spudger.

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WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in Before Working Inside Your Computer. After working inside your computer, follow the instructions in After Working Inside Your Computer.
  • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in Before Working Inside Your Computer. After working inside your computer, follow the instructions in After Working Inside Your Computer.

  • Lift the latches and disconnect the keyboard and keyboard-backlight cables from the system board

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Remove the screws that secure the palm-rest assembly to the computer base. Remove the screws that secure the palm-rest assembly to the computer base.
  • Remove the screws that secure the palm-rest assembly to the computer base.

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Lift the computer base slightly and push the release tabs on the palm-rest assembly until it pops out.
  • Lift the computer base slightly and push the release tabs on the palm-rest assembly until it pops out.

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Turn the computer over and open the display as far as possible.
  • Turn the computer over and open the display as far as possible.

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Using a plastic scribe, pry up along the edges of the palm-rest assembly.
  • Using a plastic scribe, pry up along the edges of the palm-rest assembly.

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Gently lift the palm-rest assembly and turn it over.
  • Gently lift the palm-rest assembly and turn it over.

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Lift the connector latch and disconnect the power-button board cable from the system board. Lift the connector latch and disconnect the power-button board cable from the system board.
  • Lift the connector latch and disconnect the power-button board cable from the system board.

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  • Remove the Keyboard.

  • Remove the power-button board.

  • Remove the status-light board.

  • Remove the touchpad.

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  • Replace the touchpad.

  • Replace the status-light board.

  • Replace the power-button board.

  • Replace the keyboard.

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Connect the power-button board cable to the system board.
  • Connect the power-button board cable to the system board.

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Align the palm-rest assembly on the computer base and snap it into place.
  • Align the palm-rest assembly on the computer base and snap it into place.

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  • Close the display and turn the computer over.

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  • Replace the screws that secure the palm-rest assembly to the computer base.

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  • Connect the keyboard cable and the keyboard-backlight cable to the system board.

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Conclusão

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

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