Dell Alienware 17 R2 (P43F001) Hot Keys Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Hot Keys on your Alienware 17 R2 (P43F001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 5 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Alienware 17 R2 (P43F001) Hot Keys.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Alienware 17 R2 (P43F001) Hot Keys

Unscrew and remove Access Door (Captive screws).

Step 1

Unscrew and remove Access Door (Captive screws).Unscrew and remove Access Door (Captive screws).
Disconnect battery cable.

Step 2

  • Disconnect battery cable.
Disconnect cables from motherboard.

Step 3

  • Disconnect cables from motherboard.
  • Remove palmrest screws (2 X 2.5mm x 18mm) (6 X 2.5mm x 10mm) (8 x M2.5 x 8mm)
Disconnect cables from motherboard.Remove palmrest screws (2 X 2.5mm x 18mm) (6 X 2.5mm x 10mm) (8 x M2.5 x 8mm)Disconnect cables from motherboard.Disconnect cables from motherboard.
Separate and turn over palmrest.

Step 4

  • Separate and turn over palmrest.
  • Disconnect and remove Palmrest.
Separate and turn over palmrest.Disconnect and remove Palmrest.Separate and turn over palmrest.
Unscrew and remove Hot Keys (1 x

Step 5

Unscrew and remove Hot Keys (1 x Unscrew and remove Hot Keys (1 x

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