Dell Inspiron 17-7779 (P30E001) Keyboard Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Keyboard on your Dell Inspiron 17-7779 (P30E001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 11 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron 17-7779 (P30E001) Keyboard.

Before you begin

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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
Dell Inspiron 17-7779 (P30E001) Keyboard

Remove bottom base screws (12 x M2.5 x 7mm).

Step 1

Remove bottom base screws (12 x M2.5 x 7mm).Use fingers to separate and remove Bottom Base.Remove bottom base screws (12 x M2.5 x 7mm).
Unscrew Battery.

Step 2

Unscrew Battery.Disconnect and remove battery (4 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew Battery.
Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 3

  • Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 3mm).
  • Disconnect and loosen antenna cables.
  • Remove WLAN Card.
Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 3mm).Disconnect and loosen antenna cables.Remove WLAN Card.Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Remove circuit board screws (2 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 4

Remove circuit board screws (2 x M2 x 3mm).Disconnect and remove USB / SD Card Circuit Board.Remove circuit board screws (2 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew and remove Solid State

Step 5

Unscrew and remove Solid State Drive (1 x
Remove fan screws (2 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 6

Remove fan screws (2 x M2 x 3mm).Disconnect and remove Cooling Fan.Remove fan screws (2 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew and remove Heatsink (7 X Captive screws).

Step 7

  • Unscrew and remove Heatsink (7 X Captive screws).
Unscrew and remove Heatsink (7 X Captive screws).Unscrew and remove Heatsink (7 X Captive screws).
Remove circuit board screws (2 x M2 x 2mm wafer) (2 x

Step 8

Remove circuit board screws (2 x M2 x 2mm wafer) (2 x Disconnect and remove Graphics Daughter Board.Remove circuit board screws (2 x M2 x 2mm wafer) (2 x Remove circuit board screws (2 x M2 x 2mm wafer) (2 x
Unscrew and remove bracket (2 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 9

  • Unscrew and remove bracket (2 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew and remove bracket (2 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew and remove bracket (2 x M2 x 3mm).
Remove motherboard screws (2 x M2 x 3mm) (4 x

Step 10

Remove motherboard screws (2 x M2 x 3mm) (4 x Disconnect and remove Motherboard.Remove motherboard screws (2 x M2 x 3mm) (4 x Remove motherboard screws (2 x M2 x 3mm) (4 x
Disconnect keyboard cables.

Step 11

Disconnect keyboard cables.Unscrew and remove bracket and Keyboard (17 x Disconnect keyboard cables.Disconnect keyboard cables.

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