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This guide will show the user how to replace a broken touch pad that is not functioning properly on a Dell Alienware 13 laptop.

  1. Dell Alienware 13 Touch pad Replacement, Base Panel: passo 1, immagine 1 di 1
    • 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.

    • 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.

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    • Disconnect the battery cable from the battery cable terminal.

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    • Remove (4) 6 mm Phillips head screws from the solid-state metal drive bracket, using a Phillips # 1 screwdriver.

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    • Grab the pull tab to pivot the solid-state drive bracket upwards. Remove the bracket from the computer base.

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    • Using the pull tab, disconnect the black solid-state drive cable from the system board.

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    • Remove (2) 3 mm Phillips head screws, using a Phillips # 0 screwdriver, that connect the solid-state drive assembly to the computer base.

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    • Lift up on the solid-state drive assembly to remove it from the computer base.

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    • Locate two cables labeled, "KB Backlight" (orange) and "KB Membrane" (black). Lift up on the latches to disconnect the cables from the system board.

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    • Remove (8) 9 mm Phillips head screws using a Phillips # 1 screwdriver, that secures the palm-rest assembly to the computer base.

    • Remove (4) 8 mm Phillips head screws using a Phillips # 1 screwdriver.

    • Remove (2) 7 mm Phillips head screws using a Phillips # 1 screwdriver.

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

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

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

    • Gently lift the palm-rest assembly.

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    • Lift the connector latch and disconnect the power-button board cable from the system board. Identified as a cable with a blue tab.

    • Lift the palm-rest assembly off the computer base.

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    • Disconnect the touch pad cable from the touch pad.

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    • Remove (4) 3 mm Phillips head screws securing the touch pad to the palm rest assembly using a Phillips # 0 screwdriver.

    • Lift up and remove the touch pad from the palm rest assembly.

Conclusione

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

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