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Dell T7400 Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Dell T7400

We have 3 Dell T7400 manuals available for free PDF download: Quick Reference Manual, User's Manual, Specification

  • Dell T7400 Quick Reference Manual (380 pages)

    Dell workstation quick reference guide

    Table of contents
    Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
    Finding Information5................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting Up Your Computer9................................................................................................................................................................
    Changing Between Tower and Desktop Orientations9................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing Your Computer in an Enclosure10................................................................................................................................................................
    Transferring Information to a New Computer13................................................................................................................................................................
    Power Protection Devices16................................................................................................................................................................
    About Your Computer18................................................................................................................................................................
    Front View (Tower Orientation)18................................................................................................................................................................
    Back View (Tower Orientation)20................................................................................................................................................................
    Back Panel Connectors21................................................................................................................................................................
    Cleaning Your Computer23................................................................................................................................................................
    Computer, Keyboard, and Monitor23................................................................................................................................................................
    Mouse (Non-Optical)23................................................................................................................................................................
    Floppy Drive24................................................................................................................................................................
    CDs and DVDs24................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting Tools24................................................................................................................................................................
    Power Lights24................................................................................................................................................................
    Diagnostic Lights26................................................................................................................................................................
    Beep Codes30................................................................................................................................................................
    System Messages31................................................................................................................................................................
    Hardware Troubleshooter32................................................................................................................................................................
    Dell Diagnostics33................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting37................................................................................................................................................................
    Index53................................................................................................................................................................
  • Dell T7400 User's Manual (307 pages)

    Dell workstation user's guide

    Table of contents
    Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
    Finding Information13................................................................................................................................................................
    About Your Computer21................................................................................................................................................................
    Front View of the Computer21................................................................................................................................................................
    Back View of the Computer23................................................................................................................................................................
    Back Panel Connectors24................................................................................................................................................................
    Inside View26................................................................................................................................................................
    System Board Components27................................................................................................................................................................
    Specifications29................................................................................................................................................................
    Advanced Features35................................................................................................................................................................
    LegacySelect Technology Control35................................................................................................................................................................
    Manageability35................................................................................................................................................................
    Alert Standard Format35................................................................................................................................................................
    Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation37................................................................................................................................................................
    Power Management37................................................................................................................................................................
    About RAID Configurations39................................................................................................................................................................
    RAID Level 040................................................................................................................................................................
    RAID Level 141................................................................................................................................................................
    RAID Level 541................................................................................................................................................................
    RAID Level 1043................................................................................................................................................................
    Configuring Your Computer for RAID44................................................................................................................................................................
    RAID Configuration Utility44................................................................................................................................................................
    Entering the RAID Configuration Utility44................................................................................................................................................................
    Navigating Within the Configuration Utility44................................................................................................................................................................
    RAID Configuration and Management44................................................................................................................................................................
    Exit Screen45................................................................................................................................................................
    Performing Configuration Tasks45................................................................................................................................................................
    Creating a RAID Level 0 Configuration45................................................................................................................................................................
    Creating a RAID Level 1 Configuration46................................................................................................................................................................
    Creating a Second RAID Volume47................................................................................................................................................................
    Viewing RAID Volume Properties47................................................................................................................................................................
    Synchronizing a RAID Volume (Virtual Disk)48................................................................................................................................................................
    Activating a RAID Volume48................................................................................................................................................................
    Deleting a RAID Volume48................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing and Rebuilding a Degraded RAID Volume49................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting Up Your Computer51................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing Your Computer in an Enclosure51................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting to the Internet53................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting Up Your Internet Connection54................................................................................................................................................................
    Transferring Information to a New Computer55................................................................................................................................................................
    Surge Protectors60................................................................................................................................................................
    Securing Your Computer61................................................................................................................................................................
    Chassis Intrusion Detection61................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing the Chassis Intrusion Switch61................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the Chassis Intrusion Switch62................................................................................................................................................................
    Resetting the Chassis Intrusion Detector62................................................................................................................................................................
    Security Cable Lock63................................................................................................................................................................
    Passwords64................................................................................................................................................................
    About Passwords64................................................................................................................................................................
    Using a Primary (or System) Password65................................................................................................................................................................
    Using an Administrator Password68................................................................................................................................................................
    Disabling a Forgotten Password and Setting a New Password70................................................................................................................................................................
    Trusted Platform Module (TPM)71................................................................................................................................................................
    Enabling the TPM Feature71................................................................................................................................................................
    Security Management Software72................................................................................................................................................................
    Activating the Security Management Software72................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Security Management Software72................................................................................................................................................................
    Computer Tracking Software72................................................................................................................................................................
    If Your Computer Is Lost or Stolen73................................................................................................................................................................
    System Setup75................................................................................................................................................................
    Overview75................................................................................................................................................................
    Entering System Setup75................................................................................................................................................................
    System Setup Options75................................................................................................................................................................
    Boot Menu84................................................................................................................................................................
    Option Settings84................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting the Boot Device for the Current Boot84................................................................................................................................................................
    Changing Boot Sequence for Future Boots85................................................................................................................................................................
    Booting to a USB Device85................................................................................................................................................................
    Clearing Forgotten Passwords87................................................................................................................................................................
    Clearing CMOS Settings89................................................................................................................................................................
    Flashing the BIOS89................................................................................................................................................................
    Cleaning Your Computer91................................................................................................................................................................
    Computer, Keyboard, and Monitor91................................................................................................................................................................
    Floppy Drive91................................................................................................................................................................
    CDs and DVDs91................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting93................................................................................................................................................................
    Solving Problems93................................................................................................................................................................
    Battery Problems93................................................................................................................................................................
    Drive Problems93................................................................................................................................................................
    E-Mail and Internet Problems95................................................................................................................................................................
    Keyboard Problems96................................................................................................................................................................
    Lockups and Software Problems96................................................................................................................................................................
    Memory Problems98................................................................................................................................................................
    Mouse Problems99................................................................................................................................................................
    Network Problems99................................................................................................................................................................
    Power Problems100................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer Problems101................................................................................................................................................................
    Scanner Problems102................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting Tools105................................................................................................................................................................
    Diagnostic Lights105................................................................................................................................................................
    Diagnostic Light Codes Before POST105................................................................................................................................................................
    Diagnostic Light Codes During POST108................................................................................................................................................................
    Power Lights113................................................................................................................................................................
    Beep Codes115................................................................................................................................................................
    Error Messages116................................................................................................................................................................
    Dell Diagnostics123................................................................................................................................................................
    When to Use the Dell Diagnostics123................................................................................................................................................................
    Starting the Dell Diagnostics From Your Hard Drive124................................................................................................................................................................
    Starting the Dell Diagnostics From the Drivers and Utilities Media124................................................................................................................................................................
    Dell Diagnostics Main Menu125................................................................................................................................................................
    Reinstalling Software129................................................................................................................................................................
    Drivers129................................................................................................................................................................
    What Is a Driver129................................................................................................................................................................
    Identifying Drivers129................................................................................................................................................................
    Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities130................................................................................................................................................................
    Restoring Your Operating System132................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Microsoft Windows System Restore132................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Operating System Disc137................................................................................................................................................................
    Adding and Replacing Parts139................................................................................................................................................................
    Before You Begin139................................................................................................................................................................
    Recommended Tools139................................................................................................................................................................
    Turning Off Your Computer139................................................................................................................................................................
    Before Working Inside Your Computer140................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing the Computer Cover and Front Panel141................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing the Computer Cover141................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing the Front Panel143................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the Front Panel and Computer Cover144................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the Front Panel144................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the Computer Cover145................................................................................................................................................................
    I/O Panel146................................................................................................................................................................
    I/O-Panel Components147................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing the I/O Panel148................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the I/O Panel149................................................................................................................................................................
    Processor150................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing the Processor150................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing the Processor154................................................................................................................................................................
    Power Supply160................................................................................................................................................................
    DC Connector Pin Assignments160................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the Power Supply169................................................................................................................................................................
    Battery169................................................................................................................................................................
    About the Battery169................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing the Battery170................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the Battery171................................................................................................................................................................
    Memory172................................................................................................................................................................
    Fully Buffered DIMM (FBD) Memory Overview173................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing Memory Without Memory Riser Cards175................................................................................................................................................................
    Memory Installation (With Optional Memory Riser Cards)179................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing Memory (With Optional Memory Riser Cards)180................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing Memory (With Optional Memory Riser Cards)187................................................................................................................................................................
    Cards194................................................................................................................................................................
    Expansion Card Support194................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing an Expansion Card195................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing an Expansion Card202................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing a PCI Express Graphics Card from an SLI Configuration208................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing PCI Express Graphics Cards in a Dual Configuration212................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the Optional Graphics Riser Card225................................................................................................................................................................
    Drives225................................................................................................................................................................
    General Drive Installation Guidelines227................................................................................................................................................................
    Controller Card Data Cable Connectors230................................................................................................................................................................
    Hard Drive230................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing a Hard Drive (Hard Drive Bays 1-4)230................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing a Hard Drive (Hard Drive Bays 1-4)235................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing a Fifth SATA Hard Drive (Optional)239................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing a Fifth SATA Hard Drive (Optional)242................................................................................................................................................................
    Drive Panels246................................................................................................................................................................
    Removing a Drive-Panel Insert247................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing a Drive-Panel Insert249................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the Drive Panel249................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing a Floppy Drive254................................................................................................................................................................
    Media Card Reader258................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing a Media Card Reader261................................................................................................................................................................
    Optical Drive265................................................................................................................................................................
    System Board271................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the System Board277................................................................................................................................................................
    Obtaining Assistance281................................................................................................................................................................
    Technical Support and Customer Service282................................................................................................................................................................
    Online Services282................................................................................................................................................................
    AutoTech Service283................................................................................................................................................................
    Automated Order-Status Service283................................................................................................................................................................
    Problems With Your Order283................................................................................................................................................................
    Product Information283................................................................................................................................................................
    Returning Items for Warranty Repair or Credit284................................................................................................................................................................
    Before You Call284................................................................................................................................................................
    Contacting Dell287................................................................................................................................................................
    Appendix289................................................................................................................................................................
    FCC Notice (U.S. Only)289................................................................................................................................................................
    Glossary291................................................................................................................................................................
  • Dell T7400 Specification (1 page)

    Airborne contaminants specification tech sheet