Introduction

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

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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Conclusion

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

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