In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the SD & Audio IO Board on your XPS 17-9700 laptop. These installation instructions have been made into 4 easy to follow printable steps. We have also created a video tutorial that shows you how to install your XPS 17-9700 SD & Audio IO Board.
Before you begin
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Tools needed for this laptop repair
- 1 x small Phillips head screwdriver
- 1 x T5 Torx screwdriver
- 1 x small plastic scribe
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Installation and Removal Instructions
XPS 17-9700 SD & Audio IO Board
- Before you begin: If you need help at any point, you can always contact Parts-People Repair Department for help with your diagnosis or repair.
- Unscrew the Bottom Base Cover (8 x 2.5mm x 4mm T5 Torx screws).
- Use a plastic scribe to pry apart and remove the bottom base cover.
- Disconnect the Battery.