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Dell Vostro 3750
Owner's Manual
Regulatory Model P13E
Regulatory Type P13E001
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  • Page 1 Dell Vostro 3750 Owner's Manual Regulatory Model P13E Regulatory Type P13E001 Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 2: Notes, Cautions, And Warnings

    Information in this publication is subject to change without notice. © 2011 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Notes, Cautions, and Warnings..............2 1 Working on Your Computer..............9 ................9 Before Working Inside Your Computer .......................11 Recommended Tools ....................11 Turning Off Your Computer ................11 After Working Inside Your Computer 2 Battery......................13 .....................13 Removing The Battery ......................14 Installing The Battery 3 Secure Digital (SD) Card.................15 .................15 Removing The Secure Digital (SD) Card...
  • Page 4 ..................30 Installing The Memory Module 8 Hard Drive....................31 ....................31 Removing The Hard Drive ....................33 Installing The Hard Drive 9 Optical Drive....................35 ....................35 Removing The Optical Drive .....................37 Installing The Optical Drive 10 Palm Rest....................39 ....................39 Removing The Palmrest ....................44 Installing The Palmrest 11 Hinge Cover.....................47 .....................47 Removing The Hinge Cover...
  • Page 5 16 Display Cable..................69 ...................69 Removing The Display Cable ....................70 Installing The Display Cable 17 Display Brackets and Hinges...............71 ..............71 Removing The Display Brackets And Hinges ..............73 Installing The Display Brackets And Hinges 18 Camera.....................75 ..................75 Removing The Camera Module ..................77 Installing The Camera Module 19 Camera Cable..................79 ..................79...
  • Page 6 ...................96 Installing The System Board 25 Heat Sink....................99 ....................99 Removing The Heatsink ....................100 Installing The Heatsink 26 PCH Heatsink..................103 ..................103 Removing The PCH Heatsink ..................104 Installing The PCH Heatsink 27 Processor....................107 ....................107 Removing The Processor ....................108 Installing The Processor 28 Coin-Cell Battery..................111 ...................111 Removing The Coin-Cell Battery ..................112...
  • Page 7 System Setup Overview .......................129 System Setup Enter ....................130 System Setup Screens ....................131 System Setup Options 34 Diagnostics....................135 ......................135 Device Status Lights .....................135 Battery Status Lights ....................135 Diagnostic Beep Codes 35 Specifications..................137 36 Contacting Dell..................147 ......................147 Contacting Dell Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
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  • Page 9: Working On Your Computer

    Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that came with the product.
  • Page 10 CAUTION: When you disconnect a cable, pull on its connector or on its pull-tab, not on the cable itself. Some cables have connectors with locking tabs; if you are disconnecting this type of cable, press in on the locking tabs before you disconnect the cable.
  • Page 11: Recommended Tools

    11. Remove any installed ExpressCards or Smart Cards from the appropriate slots. Recommended Tools The procedures in this document may require the following tools: • Small flat-blade screwdriver • #0 Phillips screwdriver • #1 Phillips screwdriver • Small plastic scribe •...
  • Page 12 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. Connect any external devices, such as a port replicator, battery slice, or media base, and replace any cards, such as an ExpressCard.
  • Page 13: Battery

    Battery Removing The Battery Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in Slide the release latches to unlock the battery. Slide the battery out of the chassis and remove it from the computer. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 14: Installing The Battery

    Installing The Battery Slide the battery into its slot until it clicks into place. After Working Inside Your Computer . Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 15: Secure Digital (Sd) Card

    Secure Digital (SD) Card Removing The Secure Digital (SD) Card Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the Press in on the SD card to release it from the computer. Remove the SD card from the computer. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 16: Installing The Secure Digital (Sd) Card

    Installing The Secure Digital (SD) Card Push the SD card into the slot until it clicks into place. battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer . Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 17: Expresscard

    ExpressCard Removing The ExpressCard Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the Press the Express dummy card and the dummy card will pop out. Take the Express dummy card out of the system. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 18: Installing The Expresscard

    Installing The ExpressCard Slide the ExpressCard into its slot until it clicks into place. battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer . Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 19: Keyboard

    Keyboard Removing The Keyboard Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the Press the keyboard down. Pry the keyboard with the use of a flat-head screwdriver towards the display to reveal the first keyboard retainer. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 20 Pry up the second keyboard retainer. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 21 Pry up the third keyboard retainer. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 22 Pry up the fourth keyboard retainer. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 23 Pull up the keyboard from the palm rest. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 24 Release the latch on the system board connector then disconnect the keyboard back-light cable. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 25 Release the latch on the system board connector and then disconnect the keyboard cable. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 26: Installing The Keyboard

    Installing The Keyboard Connect the keyboard data cable to the back of the keyboard. If your computer comes with a backlit keyboard, connect the keyboard backlight cable. Replace the adhesive tape to secure the keyboard data cable to the back of the keyboard.
  • Page 27: Memory Door

    Memory Door Removing The Memory Door Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the Loosen the screws that secure the memory door. Pry up the memory door near the screw hole, lift, and remove it. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 28: Installing The Memory Door

    Installing The Memory Door Install the memory door on the back of the computer. Install the screws securing the memory door. battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer . Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 29: Memory

    Memory Removing The Memory Module Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the memory door . Remove the Pry the retention clips away from the memory module until it pops up. Remove the memory module from its connector on the system board. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 30: Installing The Memory Module

    Installing The Memory Module Insert the memory module into the memory socket. Press down on the memory module until the retention clips secure the memory module in place. memory door . Install the battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer . Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 31: Hard Drive

    Hard Drive Removing The Hard Drive Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the memory door . Remove the Remove the screws that secure the hard-drive bracket. Slide the hard drive module in the direction shown in the image below. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 32 Remove the hard drive module from the system board. Remove the screws that secure the hard-drive bracket. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 33: Installing The Hard Drive

    Slide the hard drive from the hard-drive bracket. Installing The Hard Drive Tighten the screws to secure the hard-drive bracket assembly. memory door . Install the battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer . Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
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  • Page 35: Optical Drive

    Optical Drive Removing The Optical Drive Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the memory door . Remove the Remove the screw that secures the optical-drive bracket. Pull out the optical drive module from the computer. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 36 Remove the screws that secure the optical-drive bracket. Remove the optical-drive bracket from the optical drive module. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 37: Installing The Optical Drive

    Slide the optical-drive bracket off the optical drive module. Installing The Optical Drive Tighten the screws to secure the bracket to the back of the optical drive. Slide the optical drive into the compartment on the right side of the chassis. Tighten the screw to secure the optical drive to the computer.
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  • Page 39: Palm Rest

    Palm Rest Removing The Palmrest Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the Remove the rubbers from the bottom base. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 40 Remove the screws that secure the bottom base. Flip the computer around and remove the screws that secure the palm rest. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 41 Release the latch on the system board connector and then disconnect the power-button cable. 10. Release the latch on the system board connector and then disconnect the touch pad cable. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 42 11. Release the latch on the system board connector and then disconnect the fingerprint-reader cable. 12. Release the latch on the system board connector and then disconnect the hot-key cable. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 43 13. Pry up the right side of the palm rest. 14. Pry up the left side of the palm rest. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 44: Installing The Palmrest

    15. Pry up the sides of the palm rest and remove it. Installing The Palmrest Connect all cables to the palm rest. Tighten the captive screws to secure the palm rest in place. Tighten the screws on the bottom of the system that secure the palm rest. optical drive .
  • Page 45 battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer . Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
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  • Page 47: Hinge Cover

    Hinge Cover Removing The Hinge Cover Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the optical drive . Remove the memory door . Remove the palm rest . Remove the Remove the screws that secure the hinge cover from the battery compartment.
  • Page 48: Installing The Hinge Cover

    Flip the computer around and remove the hinge cover. Installing The Hinge Cover Tighten the screws to secure the display hinges in place. palm rest . Install the memory door . Install the optical drive . Install the keyboard . Install the battery .
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  • Page 51: Wireless Local Area Network (Wlan) Card

    Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Card Removing the Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Card Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest .
  • Page 52 Remove the screw that secures the WLAN card. 10. Pull the WLAN card straight out of its socket and remove it. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 53: Installing The Wireless Local Area Network (Wlan) Card

    Installing The Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Card Slide the WLAN card into its slot. Tighten the screw that secures the WLAN card in place. Connect the antenna cables according to the color code on the WLAN card. palm rest . Install the optical drive .
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  • Page 55: Display Assembly

    Display Assembly Removing The Display Assembly Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the hinge cover . Remove the WLAN card .
  • Page 56 11. Disconnect the camera cable from the system board. 12. Remove the screws that secure the left hinge. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 57 13. Remove the screws that secure the right hinge. 14. Lift up the display assembly and remove it from the computer. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 58: Installing The Display Assembly

    Installing The Display Assembly Attach the display assembly to the computer. Tighten the screws on the display assembly to secure it in place. Tighten the screws on the bottom of the system to secure the display assembly in place. WLAN card . Install the hinge cover .
  • Page 59: Display Bezel

    Display Bezel Removing The Display Bezel Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the hinge cover . Remove the WLAN card .
  • Page 60: Installing The Display Bezel

    12. Remove the display bezel from display hinge . Installing The Display Bezel Attach the display bezel to the display hinge. display assembly . Install the WLAN card . Install the hinge cover . Install the palm rest . Install the optical drive .
  • Page 61 memory door . Install the keyboard . Install the battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer . 10. Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
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  • Page 63: Display Panel

    Display Panel Removing The Display Panel Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the hinge cover . Remove the WLAN card .
  • Page 64 13. Remove the screw that secures the right-display bracket. 14. Remove the screws that secure the right-display bracket. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 65 15. Release the display cable from the trough as shown in the image. 16. Release the WLAN antenna cable from the trough as shown in the image below. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 66: Installing The Display Panel

    17. Lift and remove the display panel module from the display cover. Installing The Display Panel Connect the WLAN antenna cable though the trough. Align the display bracket with the display panel and tighten the screws securing the display bracket in place. display bezel .
  • Page 67 palm rest . Install the optical drive . Install the memory door . Install the keyboard . 10. Install the battery . 11. Install the After Working Inside Your Computer . 12. Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
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  • Page 69: Display Cable

    Display Cable Removing The Display Cable Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the hinge cover . Remove the WLAN card .
  • Page 70: Installing The Display Cable

    13. Disconnect the display cable from the display panel. Installing The Display Cable Connect the display cable to the display panel. Affix the tape to the display cable. display panel . Install the display bezel . Install the display assembly . Install the WLAN card .
  • Page 71: Display Brackets And Hinges

    Display Brackets and Hinges Removing The Display Brackets And Hinges Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the hinge cover .
  • Page 72 13. Remove the left-display bracket. 14. Remove the screws that secure the right-display bracket. 15. Remove the right-display bracket. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 73: Installing The Display Brackets And Hinges

    Installing The Display Brackets And Hinges Replace the screws to secure the left and the right display brackets. display panel . Install the display bezel . Install the display assembly . Install the WLAN card . Install the hinge cover . Install the palm rest .
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  • Page 75: Camera

    Camera Removing The Camera Module Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the media dummy card . Remove the ExpressCard . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest .
  • Page 76 15. Remove the tape from the camera module. 16. Disconnect the camera cable and remove the camera module. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 77: Installing The Camera Module

    Installing The Camera Module Connect the camera cable and the camera module. Affix the tape to the camera module. display panel . Install the display bezel . Install the display assembly . Install the WLAN card . Install the hinge cover . Install the palm rest .
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  • Page 79: Camera Cable

    Camera Cable Removing The Camera Cable Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the media dummy card . Remove the ExpressCard . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest .
  • Page 80: Installing The Camera Cable

    16. Remove the camera cable off the display cover. Installing The Camera Cable Install the camera cable. Attach the tape that secures the camera cable. camera module . Install the display panel . Install the display bezel . Install the display assembly .
  • Page 81 WLAN card . Install the hinge cover . Install the palm rest . Install the optical drive . 10. Install the memory door . 11. Install the keyboard . 12. Install the ExpressCard . 13. Install the media dummy card . 14.
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  • Page 83: System Fan

    System Fan Removing The System Fan Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the Disconnect the fan cable from the system board. Remove the screws that secure the system fan module.
  • Page 84: Installing The System Fan

    Remove the system fan from the bottom base module. Installing The System Fan Tighten the screws that secure the system fan module to the base of the computer. Connect the system fan cable to the system board. palm rest . Install the optical drive .
  • Page 85 battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer . Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
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  • Page 87: Expresscard Cable

    ExpressCard Cable Removing The ExpressCard Cable Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the Release the latch on the system board connector and then disconnect the ExpressCard board cable.
  • Page 88: Installing The Expresscard Cable

    Installing The ExpressCard Cable Tighten the latch on the ExpressCard board connector and then connect the ExpressCard cable. Tighten the latch on the system board connector and then connect the ExpressCard board cable. palm rest . Install the optical drive . Install the memory door .
  • Page 89: Expresscard Board

    ExpressCard Board Removing The ExpressCard Board Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the ExpressCard cable . Remove the Remove the screws that secure the ExpressCard board.
  • Page 90: Installing The Expresscard Board

    Installing The ExpressCard Board Install the screws securing the ExpressCard board to the computer. ExpressCard cable . Install the palm rest . Install the optical drive . Install the memory door . Install the keyboard . Install the battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer .
  • Page 91: Led Board

    LED Board Removing The LED Board Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the Release the latch on system board connector and then disconnect the LED cable.
  • Page 92: Installing The Led Board

    Installing The LED Board Align the LED board to the chassis. Connect the LED cable to the system board connector. palm rest . Install the optical drive . Install the memory door . Install the keyboard . Install the battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer .
  • Page 93: System Board

    System Board Removing The System Board Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the media dummy card . Remove the ExpressCard . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest .
  • Page 94 15. Disconnect the speaker cable from the system board. 16. Disconnect the sub-woofer cable from the system board. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 95 17. Remove the screws that secure the system board. 18. Disconnect the system board connector from the Input/Output (I/O) panel. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 96: Installing The System Board

    19. Lift and remove the system board from the chassis. Installing The System Board Install all the cables to the system board. Install the screws securing the system board to the base of the computer. Replace the speaker cable and the sub-woofer cables. ExpressCard cable .
  • Page 97 WLAN card . Install the hinge cover . Install the palm rest . Install the optical drive . 10. Install the memory door . 11. Install the keyboard . 12. Install the ExpressCard . 13. Install the media dummy card . 14.
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  • Page 99: Heat Sink

    Heat Sink Removing The Heatsink Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the media dummy card . Remove the ExpressCard . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest .
  • Page 100: Installing The Heatsink

    16. Lift the heatsink up and remove it from the system board. Installing The Heatsink Install the screws securing the heatsink to the system board. system board . Install the ExpressCard cable . Install the system fan . Install the display assembly .
  • Page 101 hinge cover . Install the palm rest . Install the optical drive . Install the memory door . 10. Install the keyboard . 11. Install the ExpressCard . 12. Install the media dummy card . 13. Install the battery . 14.
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  • Page 103: Pch Heatsink

    PCH Heatsink Removing The PCH Heatsink Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the media dummy card . Remove the ExpressCard . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest .
  • Page 104: Installing The Pch Heatsink

    16. Lift the heatsink and remove it from the system board. Installing The PCH Heatsink Tighten the screws that secure the PCH heatsink. heatsink . Install the system board . Install the LED board . Install the ExpressCard cable . Install the system fan .
  • Page 105 display assembly . Install the WLAN card . Install the hinge cover . Install the palm rest . 10. Install the optical drive . 11. Install the memory door . 12. Install the keyboard . 13. Install the ExpressCard . 14.
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  • Page 107: Processor

    Processor Removing The Processor Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the media dummy card . Remove the ExpressCard . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest .
  • Page 108: Installing The Processor

    17. Lift the processor straight up from the socket and place it in an antistatic packaging. Installing The Processor Insert the processor into the processor socket. Ensure the processor is properly seated. Tighten the processor cam-screw in a clockwise direction. heatsink .
  • Page 109 system fan . Install the display assembly . Install the WLAN card . Install the hinge cover . Install the palm rest . 10. Install the optical drive . 11. Install the memory door . 12. Install the keyboard . 13.
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  • Page 111: Coin-Cell Battery

    Coin-Cell Battery Removing The Coin-Cell Battery Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the media dummy card . Remove the ExpressCard . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest .
  • Page 112: Installing The Coin-Cell Battery

    16. Remove the coin battery from the socket. Installing The Coin-Cell Battery Insert the coin-cell battery into the slot. system board . Install the ExpressCard cable . Install the system fan . Install the display assembly . Install the WLAN card . Install the Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 113 hinge cover . Install the palm rest . Install the optical drive . Install the memory door . 10. Install the keyboard . 11. Install the ExpressCard . 12. Install the media dummy card . 13. Install the battery . 14.
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  • Page 115: Dc-In Port

    DC-In Port Removing The DC-in Port Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the hinge cover . Remove the WLAN card .
  • Page 116: Installing The Dc-In Port

    12. Remove the DC-in port from the bottom base. Installing The DC-in Port Tighten the screw to secure the DC-in port. display assembly . Install the WLAN card . Install the hinge cover . Install the palm rest . Install the optical drive .
  • Page 117 memory door . Install the keyboard . Install the battery . Install the After Working Inside Your Computer . 10. Follow the procedures in Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
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  • Page 119: Input/Output Board

    Input/Output Board Removing The Input/Output (I/O) Panel Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the media dummy card . Remove the ExpressCard . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive .
  • Page 120: Installing The Input/Output (I/O) Panel

    17. Remove the I/O panel from the bottom base. Installing The Input/Output (I/O) Panel Tighten the screw that secure the I/O panel. system board . Install the ExpressCard cable . Install the system fan . Install the display assembly . Install the WLAN card .
  • Page 121 hinge cover . Install the palm rest . Install the optical drive . Install the memory door . 10. Install the keyboard . 11. Install the ExpressCard . 12. Install the media dummy card . 13. Install the battery . 14.
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  • Page 123: Sub-Woofer

    Sub-Woofer Removing The SubWoofer Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the media dummy card . Remove the ExpressCard . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest .
  • Page 124: Installing The Subwoofer

    Installing The SubWoofer Install the subwoofer. system board . Install the LED board . Install the ExpressCard cable . Install the system fan . Install the display assembly . Install the WLAN card . Install the hinge cover . Install the palm rest .
  • Page 125: Speaker

    Speaker Removing The Speakers Before Working On Your Computer . Follow the procedures in battery . Remove the keyboard . Remove the memory door . Remove the optical drive . Remove the palm rest . Remove the Remove the screws that secure the speaker module. Lift the left speaker from the bottom base.
  • Page 126 Release the speaker cable from the trough. 10. Lift the right speaker and remove the speaker module. Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 127: Installing The Speakers

    Installing The Speakers Align the right and the left speakers to the bottom base. Install the screws that secure the speaker module. palm rest . Install the optical drive . Install the memory door . Install the keyboard . Install the battery .
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  • Page 129: System Setup

    Certain changes can cause your computer to work incorrectly. System Setup Enter Turn on (or restart) your computer. When the blue DELL logo is displayed, you must watch for the F2 prompt to appear. Once the F2 prompt appears, press <F2> immediately.
  • Page 130: System Setup Screens

    System Setup Screens Menu — Appears on top of the System Setup window. This field provides a menu to access the System Setup options. Press < Left Arrow > and < Right Arrow > keys to navigate. As a Menu option is highlighted, the Options List lists the options that define the hardware installed on your computer.
  • Page 131: System Setup Options

    Keystroke Action – or + Change existing item value. < Enter > Select the sub menu or execute command. < F9 > Load setup default. < F10 > Save current configuration and exit System Setup. System Setup Options Main System Information Displays the computer model number.
  • Page 132 System Memory Displays the memory in-built on the computer. Memory Speed Displays the memory speed. Device Information Fixed HDD Displays the model number and capacity of the hard drive. SATA ODD Displays the model number and capacity of the optical drive. eSATA Device Displays information about the installed eSATA device.
  • Page 133 SATA Operation Change the SATA controller Default: AHCI mode to either ATA or AHCI. Adapter Warnings Enables or disables adapter Default: Enabled warnings. Function Key Behavior Specifies the behavior of Default: Function key first the function key <Fn> . Charger Behavior Specifies if the computer Default: Enabled battery will be charged...
  • Page 134 USB Storage Device Specify which USB storage device the computer can boot through. CD/DVD ROM Drives Specify which CD/DVD the computer can boot through. eSATA Specify which eSATA device the computer can boot through. Network Specify which network device the computer can boot through.
  • Page 135: Diagnostics

    If the computer is connected to an electrical outlet, the battery light operates as follows: • Alternately blinking amber light and white light — An unauthenticated or unsupported non-Dell AC adapter is attached to your laptop. • Alternately blinking amber light with steady white light — Temporary battery failure with AC adapter present.
  • Page 136 Beep Possible Cause Troubleshooting Steps BIOS ROM checksum in System board failure, progress of failure. covers BIOS corruption or ROM error No RAM detected No memory detected System board Failure • Chipset Error (North and South Bridge Chipset, DMA/IMR/ Timer Error) •...
  • Page 137: Specifications

    Vostro 3555 AMD A70M Processor: Vostro 3350/ 3450/ 3550/ 3750 • Intel Core i3 / i5 series • Intel Core i7 (Quad-Core for Vostro 3750 only) Vostro 3555 • AMD Dual Core • AMD Quad Core Memory Memory connector two SODIMM slots...
  • Page 138 MB / 512 MB of shared memory Discrete: Vostro 3350 AMD Radeon HD6490 GDDR5 - 512 Vostro 3450/ 3550 AMD Radeon HD6630 - 1 GB VRAM Vostro 3750 NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M - 1 GB Communications Network adapter 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet LAN Wireless...
  • Page 139 2.0- compliant connector Vostro 3555 three USB 3.0-compliant connectors and one eSATA/ USB 2.0-compliant connector Vostro 3750 two USB 3.0-compliant connectors, one USB 2.0- compliant connector and one eSATA/USB 2.0- compliant connector Memory card reader...
  • Page 140 Display Active area (X/Y) 293.42 mm x 164.97 mm Dimensions: Height 189.00 mm (7.44 inches) Width 314.00 mm (12.36 inches) Diagonal 337.82 mm (13.30 inches) Maximum resolution 1366 x 768 pixels at 263 K colors Maximum Brightness 200 nits Operating angle 0°...
  • Page 141 0° (closed) to 135° Refresh rate 60 Hz Minimum Viewing angles: Horizontal +/- 60° Vertical +/- 50° Pixel pitch 0.252 mm Vostro 3750 Type WLED display Size 17.3 inch HD Active area (X/Y) 382.08 mm x 214.92 mm Dimensions: Height 398.60 mm Width 233.30 mm...
  • Page 142 Display Refresh rate 60 Hz Minimum Viewing angles: Horizontal +/- 40° Vertical +10°/- 30° Pixel pitch 0.238 mm Battery Vostro 3350 Type • 4-cell "smart" lithium ion (2.8 AHr) • 8-cell "smart" lithium ion (2.8 AHr) Dimensions: Depth 4-cell — 43.45 mm (1.71 inches) 8-cell —...
  • Page 143 6-cell / 9-cell — 255.60 mm (10.06 inches) Weight 6-cell — 340.00 g (0.75 lb) 9-cell — 504.50 g (1.11 lb) Voltage 11.1 VDC Vostro 3750 Type • 6-cell "smart" lithium ion (2.6 AHr) • 9-cell "smart" lithium ion (2.8...
  • Page 144 Input frequency 50 Hz to 60 Hz Output power 65 W, 90 W, or 130 W NOTE: 130 W AC power adapter is available for Vostro 3750 only. Output current: 65 W • 4.34 A (maximum at 4- second pulse) •...
  • Page 145 Weight (Minimum) 2.28 kg (5.02 lb) Vostro 3550/3555: Height 30.40 mm to 34.80 mm (1.20 inches to 1.37 inches) Width 375.40 mm (14.78 inches) Depth 260.20 mm (10.24 inches) Weight (Minimum) 2.47 kg (5.45 lb) Vostro 3750: Downloaded from LpManual.com Manuals...
  • Page 146 Physical Height 30.80 mm to 34.80 mm (1.21 inches to 1.37 inches) Width 418.40 mm (16.47 inches) Depth 286.70 mm (11.29 inches) Weight (Minimum) 3.00 kg (6.62 lb) Environmental Temperature: Operating 10 °C to 35 °C (50 °F to 95 °F) Storage -40 °C to 65 °C (-40 °F to 149 °F) Relative humidity (Maximum):...
  • Page 147: Contacting Dell

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