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Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the base cover of your Alienware 17 R4. Removing the base cover is necessary to access the device's interior.

  1. Use a PH1 screwdriver bit to remove the six M2.5x13 screws (2.4 mm) on the back of the laptop.
    • Use a PH1 screwdriver bit to remove the six M2.5x13 screws (2.4 mm) on the back of the laptop.

    • Use a PH1 screwdriver bit to loosen the one M2x3 screw (1.9 mm).

    • The M2x3 screw (1.9 mm) does not come out completely.

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  3. Pull the base cover up to remove it. If you are having trouble, insert a plastic opening tool into the divots along the laptop's edges to loosen.
    • Pull the base cover up to remove it.

    • If you are having trouble, insert a plastic opening tool into the divots along the laptop's edges to loosen.

    • Removing the cover may require some force.

Conclusion

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

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