Dell ALIENWARE M17X user manual

User manual for the device Dell ALIENWARE M17X

Device: Dell ALIENWARE M17X
Size: 13,84 MB
Date of adding : 2013-06-28 17:50:24
Number of pages: 118
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ALIENWARE M17x
SERVICE MANUAL
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Notes, Cautions, and Warnings NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer. CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem. The contents herein are subject to change without notice. WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. © 2010 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever witho

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CONTENTS CONTENTS CHAPTER 6: COIN-CELL BATTERY ...................................... 23 CHAPTER 1: BEFORE YOU BEGIN......................................... 6 Removing the Coin-Cell Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 . Recommended Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Replacing the Coin-Cell Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 . Turning Off Your

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CONTENTS CHAPTER 11: BRACKETS ............................................... 45 CHAPTER 16: WIRELESS MINI-CARD(S) ................................. 72 Removing the Brackets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Removing the Mini-Card(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Replacing the Brackets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Replacing the Mi

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CONTENTS CHAPTER 22: SYSTEM BOARD.......................................... 98 Removing the System Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 . Replacing the System Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 CHAPTER 23: SPEAKERS.............................................. 103 Removing the Speakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 . Replacing the Speakers . . . .

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CHAPTER 1: BEFORE YOU BEGIN This section provides procedures for removing and installing the components CHAPTER 1: BEFORE YOU BEGIN in your computer. Unless otherwise noted, each procedure assumes that the following conditions exist: CHAPTER 1: BEFORE YOU BEGIN • You have performed the steps in “Turning Off Your Computer” on page 7 and “Before Working Inside Your Computer” on page 8. • You have read the safety information that shipped with your computer. • A component can be replaced or—if p

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CHAPTER 1: BEFORE YOU BEGIN Recommended Tools Turning Off Your Computer The procedures in this document may require the following tools: CAUTION: To avoid losing data, save and close all open files and exit all open programs before you turn off your computer. • Small flat-blade screwdriver • Phillips screwdriver 1. Save and close all open files and exit all open programs. 2. Shut down the operating system; click Start , and click Shut Down. The computer turns off after the operating system sh

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CHAPTER 1: BEFORE YOU BEGIN Before Working Inside Your Computer 1. Ensure that the work surface is flat and clean to prevent the computer cover from being scratched. Use the following safety guidelines to help protect your computer from potential 2. Turn off your computer (see “Turning Off Your Computer” on page 7). damage and to help to ensure your own personal safety. CAUTION: To disconnect a network cable, first unplug the cable from WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this

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CHAPTER 2: BATTERY PACK CHAPTER 2: BATTERY PACK CHAPTER 2: BATTERY PACK 09 / 09

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CHAPTER 2: BATTERY PACK Battery Pack WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. WARNING: Before performing these procedures, turn off the computer, disconnect the AC adapter from the electrical outlet and the computer, disconnect the modem from the wall connector and the computer, and remove any oth

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CHAPTER 2: BATTERY PACK Removing the Battery Pack 1. Follow the instructions in “Before You Begin” on page 6. 4 2. Turn the computer over. 3. Slide the battery latch to the unlock position as shown. 3 4. The battery pack will pop up. 5. Remove the battery pack. 2 1 Replacing the Battery Pack 1. Follow the instructions in “Before You Begin” on page 6. 2. Align the battery pack tabs with the slots in the battery bay. 3. Slide the battery pack into the battery bay until the battery pack clicks int

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CHAPTER 3: COMPARTMENT DOOR CHAPTER 3: COMPARTMENT DOOR CHAPTER 3: COMPARTMENT DOOR 012 / 012

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CHAPTER 3: COMPARTMENT DOOR Compartment Door WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. WARNING: Before performing these procedures, turn off the computer, disconnect the AC adapter from the electrical outlet and the computer, disconnect the modem from the wall connector and the computer, and remove

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CHAPTER 3: COMPARTMENT DOOR 1 Removing the Compartment Door 2 1. Follow the instructions in “Before You Begin” on page 6. 2. Remove the battery pack (see “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 11). 3. Loosen the two captive screws and remove the compartment door. 3 Replacing the Compartment Door 1. Follow the instructions in “Before You Begin” on page 6. 2. Align the compartment door tabs with the slots on the base of the computer. 3. Place the compartment door and tighten the two captive screws.

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CHAPTER 4: HARD DRIVE(S) CHAPTER 4: HARD DRIVE(S) CHAPTER 4: HARD DRIVE(S) 015 / 015

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CHAPTER 4: HARD DRIVE(S) Hard Drive(s) WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at is not covered by your warranty. www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system

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CHAPTER 4: HARD DRIVE(S) Removing the Hard Drive(s) 6. If your computer has a secondary hard drive (HDD1): a. Loosen the four captive screws on the secondary hard drive (HDD1). 1. Follow the instructions in “Before You Begin” on page 6. b. Using the pull tab, lift the secondary hard drive (HDD1) out of the hard 2. Remove the battery pack (see “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 11). drive bay. 3. Remove the compartment door (see “Removing the Compartment Door” on page 14). 4. Loosen the four

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CHAPTER 4: HARD DRIVE(S) 7. Remove the four screws that secure the hard drive bracket to the hard drive. 9. Remove the interposer from the hard drive, if applicable. 8. Slide the hard drive out of the hard drive bracket. 1 2 2 1 3 1 interposer 2 hard drive 1 hard drive 3 screws (4) 2 hard drive bracket 018 / 018

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CHAPTER 4: HARD DRIVE(S) Replacing the Hard Drive(s) 7. Replace the compartment door (see “Replacing the Compartment Door” on page 14). 1. Follow the instructions in “Before You Begin” on page 6. 8. Replace the battery pack (see “Replacing the Battery Pack” on page 11). 2. Remove the new drive from its packaging. Save the original packaging for storing or shipping the hard drive. CAUTION: Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the co

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CHAPTER 5: PROCESSOR THERMAL FAN CHAPTER 5: PROCESSOR THERMAL FAN CHAPTER 5: PROCESSOR THERMAL FAN 020 / 020


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