Introduction

If your Dell VRC100-R controller does not respond to your touchpad movements, you have come to the right place. To follow this guide, you will need a plastic opening tool and a Phillips #0 screwdriver head. You will not need to do any difficult steps, but open the ZIF connector carefully.

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Orient your controller so that the black ring is on the bottom and the buttons are facing away from yourself. Place your thumb on the small arrow that is on the controller's battery cover and firmly push upwards. Slide the cover off and separate it from the controller.
  • Orient your controller so that the black ring is on the bottom and the buttons are facing away from yourself.

  • Place your thumb on the small arrow that is on the controller's battery cover and firmly push upwards.

  • Slide the cover off and separate it from the controller.

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Remove the right battery by pushing the positive end down and pulling the battery out toward yourself. Repeat the procedure for the left battery.
  • Remove the right battery by pushing the positive end down and pulling the battery out toward yourself.

  • Repeat the procedure for the left battery.

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Hold the joystick down with your left thumb to make space for the plastic opening tool. Insert the plastic opening tool into the circle above the joystick and pry upwards to lift the front panel. Slide the plastic opening tool around the perimeter until you can lift the front panel.
  • Hold the joystick down with your left thumb to make space for the plastic opening tool.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the circle above the joystick and pry upwards to lift the front panel.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool around the perimeter until you can lift the front panel.

    • You may hear a popping noise when you pry off the front panel.

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Grab the joystick and pull away from the controller to remove it. Grab the joystick and pull away from the controller to remove it.
  • Grab the joystick and pull away from the controller to remove it.

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Remove one 6mm Phillips #0 screw. Remove one 6mm Phillips #0 screw.
  • Remove one 6mm Phillips #0 screw.

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Turn your controller over and orient it so that the thin side is on the top. Remove four 4mm Phillips #0 screws.
  • Turn your controller over and orient it so that the thin side is on the top.

  • Remove four 4mm Phillips #0 screws.

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Turn your controller 90 degrees clockwise and insert a plastic opening tool into the crease of the back panel. Push down on the end of the plastic opening tool closest to you to lift the panel up.
  • Turn your controller 90 degrees clockwise and insert a plastic opening tool into the crease of the back panel.

  • Push down on the end of the plastic opening tool closest to you to lift the panel up.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the back panel until you can remove it.

    • You may hear loud popping noises as the back panel separates from the controller.

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Remove four 4mm Phillips #0 screws. Remove four 4mm Phillips #0 screws.
  • Remove four 4mm Phillips #0 screws.

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Use the tip of a plastic opening tool or your fingernail to gently flip-up the white locking flap. Make sure to only lift the flap and not the connector socket because the socket easily breaks off. Grab the blue cable and pull away from the socket.
  • Use the tip of a plastic opening tool or your fingernail to gently flip-up the white locking flap.

    • Make sure to only lift the flap and not the connector socket because the socket easily breaks off.

  • Grab the blue cable and pull away from the socket.

  • To reinstall, insert the blue cable into the connector and close the flap on the black line.

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Place two fingers on the perimeter of the daughterboard and fold it down along the orange cable. Place two fingers on the perimeter of the daughterboard and fold it down along the orange cable.
  • Place two fingers on the perimeter of the daughterboard and fold it down along the orange cable.

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Remove two black 6mm Phillips #0 screws. Remove two black 6mm Phillips #0 screws.
  • Remove two black 6mm Phillips #0 screws.

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Pinch the black ring on the top of your controller and pull toward yourself to disconnect it. Pinch the black ring on the top of your controller and pull toward yourself to disconnect it.
  • Pinch the black ring on the top of your controller and pull toward yourself to disconnect it.

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Remove three 3mm Phillips #0 screws. Remove three 3mm Phillips #0 screws.
  • Remove three 3mm Phillips #0 screws.

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Insert your finger underneath the black plastic "V" and scoop up to remove it. Insert your finger underneath the black plastic "V" and scoop up to remove it.
  • Insert your finger underneath the black plastic "V" and scoop up to remove it.

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Place your thumb on the outer edge of the touchpad on the other side of the controller. Push toward the center of the circle to get your fingernail underneath the touchpad then scoop away from yourself. You can see the detachable black flaps underneath the touchpad along the perimeter.
  • Place your thumb on the outer edge of the touchpad on the other side of the controller.

  • Push toward the center of the circle to get your fingernail underneath the touchpad then scoop away from yourself.

    • You can see the detachable black flaps underneath the touchpad along the perimeter.

  • Turn your controller over and remove the touchpad.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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where to get the replacement for touchpad?

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