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    Dell™ Inspiron™ 1428 Service Manual...

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    Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, and Inspiron are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft and Windows are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Before You Begin ....Recommended Tools ....Turning Off Your Computer .

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    Replacing the Hard Drive ....Optical Drive ..... Removing the Optical Drive .

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    11 Processor Module ....Removing the Processor Module ... . Replacing the Processor Module .

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    14 Camera Module ....Removing the Camera Module ....Replacing the Camera Module .

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    Contents...

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    Contents...

  • Page 9: Before You Begin

    • Phillips screwdriver • Plastic scribe • BIOS executable update program available at support.dell.com Turning Off Your Computer CAUTION: To avoid losing data, save and close all open files and exit all open programs before you turn off your computer.

  • Page 10: Before Working Inside Your Computer

    Hold a component such as a processor module by its edges, not by its pins. CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: When you disconnect a cable, pull on its connector or on its pull-tab, not on the cable itself.

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    6 Disconnect your computer and all attached devices from their electrical outlets. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery" on page 13) before working inside the computer. 7 Remove the battery (see "Removing the Battery" on page 13). 8 Turn the computer top-side up, open the display, and press the power button to ground the system board.

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    Before You Begin...

  • Page 13: Battery

    CAUTION: To avoid damage to the computer, use only the battery designed for this particular Dell computer. Do not use batteries designed for other Dell computers. Removing the Battery 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin"...

  • Page 14: Replacing The Battery

    battery release latch battery battery lock latch Replacing the Battery 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Slide the battery into the battery bay until it clicks into place. 3 Slide the battery lock latch to the lock position. Battery...

  • Page 15: Hinge Cover

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

  • Page 16: Replacing The Hinge Cover

    hinge cover Replacing the Hinge Cover 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Align the tabs on the hinge cover with the slots on the palm rest and snap the cover in place. 3 Replace the battery (see "Replacing the Battery" on page 14). AC Adapter Connector Cable...

  • Page 17: Keyboard

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

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    screws (2) keyboard keyboard tabs (4) CAUTION: The keycaps on the keyboard are fragile, easily dislodged, and time- consuming to replace. Be careful when removing and handling the keyboard. CAUTION: Be extremely careful when removing and handling the keyboard. Failure to do so could result in scratching the display panel. 5 Carefully lift the keyboard and slide the keyboard tabs out of the slots on the computer.

  • Page 19: Replacing The Keyboard

    keyboard connector latch keyboard cable 6 Lift the keyboard connector latch and disconnect the keyboard cable from the system board connector. 7 Lift the keyboard off the palm rest. Replacing the Keyboard 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Slide the keyboard cable into the connector on the system board and press down on the keyboard cable connector latch to secure the keyboard cable.

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    Keyboard...

  • Page 21: Hard Drive

    Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for hard drives from sources other than Dell. NOTE: If you are installing a hard drive from a source other than Dell, you need to install an operating system, drivers, and utilities on the new hard drive (see the Dell Technology Guide).

  • Page 22: Removing The Hard Drive

    Removing the Hard Drive 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Remove the battery (see "Removing the Battery" on page 13). 3 Remove the two screws that secure the hard-drive cover to the computer base. 4 Pry out the hard-drive cover using your finger.

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    pull-tab 2 hard-drive assembly screws (2) 8 Remove the four screws that secure the hard drive to the hard-drive cage. screws (4) 2 hard-drive cage Hard Drive...

  • Page 24: Replacing The Hard Drive

    11 Install the operating system for your computer, as needed (See "Restoring Your Operating System" in the Setup Guide). 12 Install the drivers and utilities for your computer, as needed. For more information, see the Dell Technology Guide. Hard Drive...

  • Page 25: Optical Drive

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

  • Page 26: Replacing The Optical Drive

    optical drive screw notch Replacing the Optical Drive 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Slide the optical drive into the optical drive bay until it is fully seated. 3 Replace the screw that secures the optical drive to the computer base. 4 Replace the battery (see "Replacing the Battery"...

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    Optical Drive...

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    Optical Drive...

  • Page 29: Memory Module(s)

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

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    screw memory-module cover memory-module cover tabs (2) 4 Lift and slide the memory-module cover off the computer base. CAUTION: To prevent damage to the memory module connector, do not use tools to spread the memory module securing clips. 5 Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory-module connector until the memory module pops up.

  • Page 31: Replacing The Memory Module(s)

    memory-module connector memory module securing clips (2) 6 Remove the memory module from the memory-module connector. Replacing the Memory Module(s) 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Align the notch in the memory module with the tab in the memory module connector.

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    notch memory-module connector CAUTION: If the memory module cover is difficult to close, remove the module and reinstall it. Forcing the cover to close may damage your computer. 4 Align the tabs on the memory module cover with the slots on the computer base and place the module cover in position.

  • Page 33: Base Cover

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

  • Page 34: Replacing The Base Cover

    screws (3) base cover base-cover tabs (2) 4 Pry the base cover up and lift it out of the computer base. Replacing the Base Cover 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Align the tabs on the base cover with the slots on the computer base and snap the base cover into place.

  • Page 35: Wireless Mini-card

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

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    screws (2) Mini-Card antenna cables (2) 6 Lift the Mini-Card out of the system board connector. CAUTION: When the Mini-Card is not in the computer, store it in protective antistatic packaging. For more information, see "Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge" in the safety information that shipped with your computer. Wireless Mini-Card...

  • Page 37: Replacing The Mini-card

    Replacing the Mini-Card 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Remove the new Mini-Card from its packaging. CAUTION: Use firm and even pressure to slide the card into place. If you use excessive force, you may damage the connector. 3 Insert the Mini-Card connector at a 45-degree angle into the system board connector.

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    9 Install the drivers and utilities for your computer, as required. For more information, see the Dell Technology Guide. NOTE: If you are installing a communication card from a source other than Dell, you must install the appropriate drivers and utilities. For more generic driver information, see the Dell Technology Guide.

  • Page 39: Processor Fan And Heat Sink Assembly

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

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    processor fan cable connector screws (3) processor fan 6 Lift the processor fan, along with the cable, off the computer. 7 In sequential order (indicated on the processor heat sink), remove the four spring screws that secure the processor heat sink to the system board. Processor Fan and Heat Sink Assembly...

  • Page 41: Replacing The Processor Fan And Heat Sink Assembly

    spring screws (4) processor heat sink 8 Lift the processor heat sink off the system board. Replacing the Processor Fan and Heat Sink Assembly NOTE: This procedure assumes that you have already removed the processor fan and heat sink assembly and are ready to replace it. NOTE: The original thermal pad can be reused if the original processor module and heat sink are reinstalled together.

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    5 Replace the three screws that secure the processor fan to the system board. 6 Connect the processor fan cable to the system board connector. 7 Replace the base cover (see "Replacing the Base Cover" on page 34). 8 Replace the battery (see "Replacing the Battery" on page 14). Processor Fan and Heat Sink Assembly...

  • Page 43: Processor Module

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

  • Page 44: Replacing The Processor Module

    processor module ZIF socket ZIF-socket cam screw CAUTION: To ensure maximum cooling for the processor module, do not touch the heat transfer areas on the processor module thermal-cooling assembly. The oils in your skin can reduce the heat transfer capability of the thermal pads. CAUTION: When removing the processor module, lift the processor module straight up.

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    NOTE: The pin-1 corner of the processor module has a triangle that aligns with the triangle on the pin-1 corner of the ZIF socket. When the processor module is properly seated, all four corners are aligned at the same height. If one or more corners of the processor module are higher than the others, the processor module is not seated properly.

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    Processor Module...

  • Page 47: Display

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

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    7 Turn the computer over and remove the hinge cover (see "Removing the Hinge Cover" on page 15). 8 Remove the keyboard (see "Removing the Keyboard" on page 17). 9 Make note of the Mini-Card antenna cable routing and carefully dislodge the antenna cables from the cable routing slot on the computer.

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    Mini-Card cable routing slot display cable connector inverter board cable camera cable connector speaker cable connectors (L&R) 12 Remove the two screws that secure the display assembly to the computer base. Display...

  • Page 50: Replacing The Display Assembly

    display assembly screws (2) 13 Lift the display assembly off the computer. Replacing the Display Assembly 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Place the display assembly in position and replace the two screws that secure the display assembly to the computer base.

  • Page 51: Display Bezel

    NOTE: Ensure that you connect the cable to the corresponding L and R connectors on the system board. 6 Route the Mini-Card antenna cables, and guide the cables to the bottom of the computer through the cable routing slot. 7 Replace the keyboard (see "Replacing the Keyboard" on page 19). 8 Replace the hinge cover (see "Replacing the Hinge Cover"...

  • Page 52: Replacing The Display Bezel

    rubber pads (4) screws (4) display bezel 4 Remove the four screws that secure the display bezel to the display assembly. 5 Using your fingertips, carefully pry up the inside edge of the display bezel. 6 Remove the display bezel. Replacing the Display Bezel 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin"...

  • Page 53: Display Panel

    CAUTION: Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to the computer. Display Panel Removing the Display Panel 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Remove the display assembly (see "Removing the Display Assembly"...

  • Page 54: Replacing The Display Panel

    Replacing the Display Panel 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Align the display panel with the display cover and replace the two screws that secure the display panel and one screw that secures the display cable to the display cover.

  • Page 55: Replacing The Display-panel Bracket

    display-panel brackets (2) screws (8) 6 Remove the eight screws (four on each side) that secure the display-panel brackets to the display panel. 7 Remove the display-panel brackets off the display panel. Replacing the Display-Panel Bracket 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Replace the display-panel brackets.

  • Page 56: Display-panel Cable

    Display-Panel Cable Removing the Display-Panel Cable 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Remove the display assembly (see "Removing the Display Assembly" on page 47). 3 Remove the display bezel (see "Removing the Display Bezel" on page 51). 4 Remove the inverter board (see "Removing the Inverter Board"...

  • Page 57: Replacing The Display-panel Cable

    Replacing the Display-Panel Cable 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Connect the display-panel cable to the connector on the display panel. 3 Replace the display panel (see "Replacing the Display Panel" on page 54). 4 Replace the display bezel (see "Replacing the Display Bezel"...

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    Display...

  • Page 59: Inverter Board

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

  • Page 60: Replacing The Inverter Board

    inverter board cable connectors (2) screw inverter board 6 Turn the inverter board over and disconnect the inverter board cables from the connectors on the inverter board. 7 Lift the inverter board off the display cover. Replacing the Inverter Board 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin"...

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    CAUTION: Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to the computer. Inverter Board...

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    Inverter Board...

  • Page 63: Camera Module

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

  • Page 64: Replacing The Camera Module

    11 Turn the camera module over and disconnect the camera cable from the connector on the camera module. screws (2) camera module 12 Remove the camera module. Replacing the Camera Module 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Connect the camera cable to the connector on the camera module.

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    8 Replace the display assembly (see "Replacing the Display Assembly" on page 50). 9 Replace the keyboard (see "Replacing the Keyboard" on page 19). 10 Replace the hinge cover (see "Replacing the Hinge Cover" on page 16). 11 Replace the battery (see "Replacing the Battery" on page 14). Camera Module...

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    Camera Module...

  • Page 67: Palm Rest Assembly

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

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    8 Turn the computer top side up and disconnect the touch pad cable, speaker cable, and power board cable from their connectors on the system board. Palm Rest Assembly...

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    power board cable connector touch pad cable connector speaker cable connector CAUTION: Carefully separate the palm rest from the computer base to avoid damage to the palm rest. 9 Using your fingers carefully lift the palm rest assembly along the rear edge and then ease the palm rest assembly from the computer base.

  • Page 70: Replacing The Palm Rest Assembly

    palm rest assembly 10 Lift the palm rest assembly off the computer base. Replacing the Palm Rest Assembly 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Align the palm rest assembly on the computer base and gently snap the palm rest into place.

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    10 Replace the battery (see "Replacing the Battery" on page 14). Palm Rest Assembly...

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    Palm Rest Assembly...

  • Page 73: System Board

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

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    8 Remove the optical drive (see "Removing the Optical Drive" on page 25). 9 Remove the hard drive (see "Removing the Hard Drive" on page 22). 10 Remove the memory module(s) (see "Removing the Memory Module(s)" on page 29). 11 Remove the Mini-Card (see "Removing the Mini-Card" on page 35). 12 Disconnect the AC adapter connector cable from the connector on the system board.

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    screws (2) I/O board cable connector audio board cable connector 17 Lift the system board at an angle toward the side of the computer and out of the computer base. 18 Turn the system board over. 19 Remove the coin-cell battery (see "Removing the Coin-Cell Battery" on page 79).

  • Page 76: Replacing The System Board

    Replacing the System Board 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Replace the coin-cell battery (see "Replacing the Coin-Cell Battery" on page 80). 3 Turn the system board over. 4 Align the connectors on the system board with the slots on the computer base and place the system board on the computer base.

  • Page 77: Entering The Service Tag In The Bios

    9 Replace the processor fan and heat sink assembly (see "Replacing the Processor Fan and Heat Sink Assembly" on page 41). 10 Replace the Mini-Card (see "Replacing the Mini-Card" on page 37). 11 Replace the memory modules (see "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 31).

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    System Board...

  • Page 79: Coin-cell Battery

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ is not covered by your warranty. CAUTION: To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see "Removing the Battery"...

  • Page 80: Replacing The Coin-cell Battery

    plastic scribe coin-cell battery Replacing the Coin-Cell Battery 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 9. 2 Hold the coin-cell battery with the positive (+) side facing upwards. 3 Slide the coin-cell battery into the slot and gently press until it snaps into place.

  • Page 81: Flashing The Bios

    Flashing the BIOS 1 Turn on the computer. 2 Go to support.dell.com. 3 Click Drivers & DownloadsSelect Model. 4 Locate the BIOS update file for your computer: NOTE: The Service Tag for your computer is located at the bottom of the computer.

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    Flashing the BIOS...

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