Introduction

This guide will show the user how to replace a cracked, broken, or damaged base panel on the Dell Alienware 13 laptop.

Image 1/1: Close the device and turn the device over.
  • 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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Image 1/1: The (2) screws are attached to the base panel with retaining clips and won't completely detach from the panel.
  • 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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Conclusion

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

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