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ledhead2
Copper

Disassembly 4110

I need to replace the wifi device in an inspiron 4110, I have taken apart many laptops but never this model and only an older Dell. Anyone know where I can find general disassembly instrustions or have any advice on the particulars of this model?

Thanks

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ledhead2
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Re: Disassembly 4110

I should sleep more often...I meant 4010, not 4110...lol

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ejn63
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Re: Disassembly 4110

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speedstep
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Re: Disassembly 4110

Dell™ Inspiron™ M4110 Service Manual

Both exist not exactly easy. 


Removing the Palm-Rest Assembly

  1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.

  2. Remove the battery (see Removing the Battery).

  3. Remove the module cover (see Removing the Module Cover).

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  4. Follow the instructions from step 4 to step 5 in Removing the Optical Drive.

  5. Remove the ten screws from the computer base.

  6. Remove the keyboard (see Removing the Keyboard).

  1. Remove the five screws on the palm-rest assembly.

 CAUTION: Pull on the plastic tab on top of the connectors to avoid damaging the connectors.

  1. Lift the connector latches and pull the pull-tabs to disconnect the power-button cable, touch-pad cable, and hot-key board cable from the connectors on the system board.

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touch-pad cable

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power-button cable

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hot-key board cable

 CAUTION: Carefully separate the palm rest from the computer base to avoid damage to the palm rest.

  1. Using a plastic scribe, carefully pry out the palm-rest assembly along the rear edge and then ease the palm-rest assembly from the computer base.

  2. Lift the palm-rest assembly off the computer base.

  3. Turn the palm-rest assembly over.

  4. Remove the hot-key board (see Removing the Hot-Key Board).

  5. Remove the power button board (see Removing the Power Button Board).



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plastic scribe

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palm-rest assembly

Removing the Mini-Card(s)

  1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.

  2. Remove the battery (see Removing the Battery).

  3. Remove the module cover (see Removing the Module Cover).

    <ADMIN NOTE: Broken link has been removed from this post by Dell>



  4. Follow the instructions from step 4 to step 5 in Removing the Optical Drive.

  5. Remove the keyboard (see Removing the Keyboard).

  6. Remove the palm-rest assembly (see Removing the Palm-Rest Assembly).

  7. Disconnect the two antenna cables from the Mini-Card(s).

  8. Remove the screw that secures the Mini-Card(s) to the system board.

  9. Lift the Mini-Card(s) off the computer base.

Dell™ Inspiron™ M4110 Service Manual

 

Before You Begin

Top Cover

Battery

Module Cover 

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Optical Drive

Memory Module(s)

Keyboard

Palm-Rest Assembly

Hot-Key Board

Power Button Board

Wireless Mini-Card(s)

Thermal Fan

 
Display

Camera Module

Hinge Cover

VGA Connector Board

System Board

Speakers

Coin-Cell Battery

Thermal Cooling Assembly

Processor Module

Hard-Drive Assembly

I/O Board

AC-Adapter Connector

Flashing the BIOS


Notes, Cautions, and Warnings

 NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.
 CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates potential damage to hardware or loss of data if instructions are not followed.
 WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.


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