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Dell Vostro 3667/3668
Owner's Manual
Regulatory Model: D19M
Regulatory Type: D19M002

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  • Page 1 Dell Vostro 3667/3668 Owner's Manual Regulatory Model: D19M Regulatory Type: D19M002...
  • Page 2 A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. © 2017 Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Dell, EMC, and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be trademarks of their respective owners.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Working on your computer..........................6 Safety instructions................................6 Before working inside your computer..........................6 Turning off your computer..............................7 Turning off your computer — Windows 10......................7 After working inside your computer..........................7 2 Removing and installing components......................8 Recommended tools................................8 Cover....................................
  • Page 4 Removing the heat sink assembly..........................19 Installing the heat sink assembly..........................19 Processor..................................20 Removing the processor............................20 Installing the processor............................. 20 System fan..................................21 Removing the system fan............................21 Installing the system fan............................21 System board..................................21 Removing the system board............................. 21 Installing the system board............................22 System board layout..............................23 3 Technology and components........................
  • Page 5 Intel Software Guard Extensions options........................51 Performance screen options.............................51 Power management screen options........................52 POST behavior screen options..........................53 Virtualization support screen options........................53 Maintenance screen options............................ 53 System Log screen options............................54 SupportAssist System Resolution options......................54 7 Technical specifications..........................55 8 Contacting Dell............................57 Contents...
  • Page 6: 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 7: Turning Off Your Computer

    Connect any telephone or network cables to your computer. Connect your computer and all attached devices to their electrical outlets. Turn on your computer. If required, verify that the computer works correctly by running Dell Diagnostics. Working on your computer...
  • Page 8: Removing And Installing Components

    Removing and installing components This section provides detailed information on how to remove or install the components from your computer. Recommended tools The procedures in this document require the following tools: • Small flat blade screwdriver • Phillips # 1 screwdriver •...
  • Page 9: Front Bezel

    Front Bezel Removing the bezel Follow the procedure in Before working inside your computer. Remove the cover. To remove the bezel: Lift the tabs to release the bezel from the chassis. b Push the bezel to lift it away from the chassis. Installing the bezel Position the bezel to align the tab holders on the chassis.
  • Page 10: Hard Drive

    Hard drive Removing the 3.5 inch hard drive assembly Follow the procedure in Before working inside your computer. Remove the: cover bezel To remove the hard drive assembly: Remove the screw that secures the hard drive assembly to the front bezel door [1]. b Disconnect the hard drive assembly cables from the connectors on the hard drive [2, 3].
  • Page 11: Installing The 3.5 Inch Hard Drive Assembly

    Installing the 3.5 inch hard drive assembly Insert the hard drive into the hard drive bracket. Secure the hard drive to the hard drive bracket by using the screws. Insert the hard drive assembly into the slot on the computer until it clicks into place. Close the front panel door.
  • Page 12: Installing The 2.5 Inch Hard Drive Assembly

    Pull one side of the hard drive bracket to disengage the pins on the bracket from the slots on the hard drive [1]. b Lift the hard drive out of the hard drive bracket [2]. Installing the 2.5 inch hard drive assembly Align and insert the pins on the hard drive bracket with the slots on one side of the hard drive.
  • Page 13: Installing The Optical Drive Assembly

    To remove the optical drive bracket: Remove the M2L2 screws that secure the optical drive bracket to the optical drive. b Remove the optical drive bracket from the optical drive. Installing the optical drive assembly Place the optical drive bracket on the optical drive. Tighten the M2L2 screws to secure the optical drive bracket to the optical drive.
  • Page 14: Wlan Card

    WLAN card Removing the WLAN card Follow the procedure in Before working inside your computer. Remove the: cover bezel Open the front panel door. To remove the WLAN card: Loosen the M2.5*6.3 captive screw to release the plastic tab that secures the WLAN card to the computer [1]. b Remove the plastic tab to access the WLAN cables [2].
  • Page 15: Memory Module

    Memory module Removing the memory module Follow the procedure in Before working inside your computer. Remove the: cover bezel Open the front bezel door. To remove the memory module: Push the memory module retention tabs on both sides of the memory module. b Lift the memory module from the memory module connector on the system board.
  • Page 16: Installing The Pcie Expansion Card

    NOTE: The release tab is at the base of the expansion card. Installing the PCIe expansion card Pull the release latch backward to open. Insert the PCIe expansion card to the connector on the system board. Secure the PCIe expansion card by pushing the card retention latch until it clicks into place. Close the release latch.
  • Page 17: Installing The Power Supply Unit (psu)

    Installing the power supply unit (PSU) Insert the PSU into the PSU slot and slide it toward the back of the computer until it clicks into place. Tighten the 6-32xL6.35 screws to secure the PSU to the computer. Route the PSU cables through the retention tabs. Connect the PSU cables to the connectors on the system board.
  • Page 18: Installing The Power Switch

    Installing the power switch Insert the power switch into the slot from the front of the computer and press it until it clicks into place. Align the cable with the pins on the connector and connect the cable. Close the front panel door. Install the: bezel cover...
  • Page 19: Installing The Coin Cell Battery

    Installing the coin cell battery Hold the coin cell battery with the "+" sign facing up and slide it under the securing tabs at the positive side of the connector. Press the battery into the connector until it locks into place. Close the front panel door.
  • Page 20: Processor

    Install the: bezel cover Follow the procedure in After working inside your computer. Processor Removing the processor Follow the procedure in Before working inside your computer. Remove the: cover bezel Open the front panel door. Remove the heat sink assembly. To remove the processor: Release the socket lever by pushing the lever down and out from under the tab on the processor shield [1].
  • Page 21: System Fan

    System fan Removing the system fan Follow the procedure in Before working inside your computer. Remove the: cover bezel Open the front panel door. To remove the system fan: Disconnect the system fan cable from the connector on the system board [1]. b Remove the screws that secure the system fan to the computer [2].
  • Page 22: Installing The System Board

    cover bezel Open the front panel door. Remove the: heat sink assembly processor PCIe expansion card memory module WLAN card system fan Disconnect all the cables from the connectors on the system board. To remove the system board: Remove the 6-32xL6.35 screws that secure the system board to the computer [1]. b Slide and lift the system board away from the chassis [2].
  • Page 23: System Board Layout

    System board layout CPU fan connector PSU connector Memory module connectors Power switch connector SATA power connector 1 SATA1/optical drive connector SATA0 connector SATA3 connector SATA2 connector WLAN connector SATA power connector 2 PSU connector Coin cell battery CMOS/Password/ME jumper LPC Debug Interface PCIex1 card slot PCIex16 card slot...
  • Page 24: Technology And Components

    Technology and components Processors Vostro 3667 systems are shipped with Intel 6th generation core processor technology. Vostro 3668 systems are shipped with Intel 7th generation core processor technology. Vostro 3667: • Intel 6th Generation Celeron G3900 (2 MB Cache, 2.80 GHz) •...
  • Page 25: Verifying The Processor Usage In Resource Monitor

    Verifying the processor usage in Resource Monitor Right click the desktop. Select Start Task Manager. The Windows Task Manager window is displayed. Click the Performance tab in the Windows Task Manager window. The processor performance details are displayed. Click Open Resource Monitor. Technology and components...
  • Page 26: Chipsets

    All Desktops communicate with the CPU through the chipset. This system is shipped with the Intel 100 Series chipset. Downloading the chipset driver Turn on the computer. Go to Dell.com/support. Click Product Support, enter the Service Tag of your computer, and then click Submit. NOTE: If you do not have the Service Tag, use the autodetect feature or manually browse for your computer model.
  • Page 27: Intel Chipset Drivers

    Intel chipset drivers Verify if the Intel chipset drivers are already installed in the computer. Table 1. Intel chipset drivers Before installation After installation Technology and components...
  • Page 28: Intel Hd Graphics

    The display adapters are displayed. Downloading drivers Turn on the computer. Go to Dell.com/support. Click Product Support, enter the Service Tag of your computer, and then click Submit. NOTE: If you do not have the Service Tag, use the auto detect feature or manually browse for your computer model.
  • Page 29: Adjusting Brightness In Windows 10

    Adjusting brightness in Windows 10 To enable or disable automatic screen brightness adjustment: Right click All Settings → System → Display. Use the Adjust my screen brightness automatically slider to enable or disable automatic-brightness adjustment. NOTE: You can also use the Brightness level slider to adjust the brightness manually. Connecting to external display devices Follow these steps to connect your computer to an external display device: Ensure that the projector is turned on and plug the projector cable into a video port on your computer.
  • Page 30: Entering Bios Setup

    Entering BIOS setup Turn on or restart your laptop. When the Dell logo appears, perform one of the following actions to enter the BIOS setup program: • With keyboard — Tap F2 until the Entering BIOS setup message appears. To enter the Boot selection menu, tap F12.
  • Page 31: Speed

    Speed Currently, there are 3 speed modes defined by the latest USB 3.0 specification. They are Super-Speed, Hi-Speed and Full-Speed. The new SuperSpeed mode has a transfer rate of 4.8Gbps. While the specification retains Hi-Speed, and Full-Speed USB mode, commonly known as USB 2.0 and 1.1 respectively, the slower modes still operate at 480Mbps and 12Mbps respectively and are kept to maintain backward compatibility.
  • Page 32: Compatibility

    • USB 3.0 Drive Docks & Adapters • USB 3.0 Flash Drives & Readers • USB 3.0 Solid-state Drives • USB 3.0 RAIDs • Optical Media Drives • Multimedia Devices • Networking • USB 3.0 Adapter Cards & Hubs Compatibility The good news is that USB 3.0 has been carefully planned from the start to peacefully co-exist with USB 2.0.
  • Page 33: Advantages Of Hdmi

    Verifying system memory in setup Turn on or restart your computer.. Perform one of the following actions after the Dell logo is displayed: • With keyboard — Tap F2 until the Entering BIOS setup message appears. To enter the Boot selection menu, tap F12.
  • Page 34 Key Specifications The table below shows the specifications comparison between DDR3 vs. DDR4: Table 4. DDR3 vs DDR4 Feature/Option DDR3 DDR4 DDR 4 Advantages Chip Densities 512 Mb-8 Gb 4 Gb-16 Gb Larger DIMM capacities Data rates 800 Mb/s-2133 Mb/s 1600 Mb/s-3200 Mb/s Migration to higher speed I/O Voltage...
  • Page 35: Testing Memory Using Epsa

    Testing memory using ePSA Turn on or restart your computer. Perform one of the following actions after the Dell logo is displayed: • With keyboard — Press F2. The PreBoot System Assessment (PSA) starts on your computer.
  • Page 36: Realtek Hd Audio Drivers

    NOTE: If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until you see the desktop. Turn off the computer and try again. Realtek HD audio drivers Verify if the Realtek audio drivers are already installed in the computer. Table 5.
  • Page 37: Troubleshooting Your Computer

    One or more memory modules may be faulty or improperly seated. Reinstall the memory modules or, if necessary, replace them. DISK C: FAILED INITIALIZATION The hard drive failed initialization. Run the hard drive tests in Dell Diagnostics. Troubleshooting your computer...
  • Page 38 Shut down the computer, remove the hard drive, and boot the computer from an optical drive. Then, shut down the computer, reinstall the hard drive, and restart the computer. If the problem persists, try another drive. Run the Hard Disk Drive tests in Dell Diagnostics. HARD-DISK DRIVE FAILURE The hard drive does not respond to commands from the computer.
  • Page 39 KEYBOARD STUCK KEY FAILURE For external keyboards or keypads, check the cable connection. Restart the computer, and avoid touching the keyboard or keys during the boot routine. Run the Stuck Key test in Dell Diagnostics. LICENSED CONTENT IS NOT ACCESSIBLE IN...
  • Page 40: System Error Messages

    Error messages Description SHUTDOWN FAILURE A chip on the system board may be malfunctioning. Run the System Set tests in Dell Diagnostics. If the message reappears, Contact Dell. TIME-OF-DAY CLOCK LOST POWER System configuration settings are corrupted. Connect your computer to an electrical outlet to charge the battery. If the problem persists, try to restore the data by entering the System Setup program, then immediately exit the program.
  • Page 41 NOTICE - Hard Drive SELF MONITORING SYSTEM has S.M.A.R.T error, possible hard disk drive failure. reported that a parameter has exceeded its normal operating range. Dell recommends that you back up your data regularly. A parameter out of range may or may not indicate a...
  • Page 42: System Setup

    Boot Sequence allows you to bypass the System Setup‐defined boot device order and boot directly to a specific device (for example: optical drive or hard drive). During the Power-on Self Test (POST), when the Dell logo appears, you can: •...
  • Page 43: System Setup Options

    System Setup Options Table 9. — Main System Time Displays the system time. Allows you to reset the time on the computer’s internal clock. System Date Displays the system date. Allows you to reset the date on the computer’s internal calendar. BIOS Version Displays the BIOS revision.
  • Page 44 Default: disabled USB Emulation Allows you to enable or disable the USB emulation. Default: Enabled SW Guard Extensions (SGX) Allows you to enable or disable the SW guard extensions (SGX). Default: Disabled USB Configuration Allows you to enable or disable the USB ports. Front USB Ports: Enabled Rear USB Ports: Enabled Power Options...
  • Page 45: System Setup Overview

    Unless you are an expert computer user, do not change the settings for this program. Certain changes can cause your computer to work incorrectly. Accessing System Setup Turn on (or restart) your computer. After the white Dell logo appears, press F2 immediately. The System Setup page is displayed. System Setup Options...
  • Page 46: System Setup Options

    If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, wait until you see the desktop. Then, shut down or restart your computer and try again. NOTE: After the Dell logo appears, you can also press F12 and then select BIOS setup. System setup options NOTE: Depending on the computer and its installed devices, the items listed in this section may or may not appear.
  • Page 47: System Configuration Screen Options

    Option Description • Legacy • UEFI (enabled by default) Advanced Boot This option allows you the legacy option ROMs to load. By default, the Enable Legacy Option ROMs is disabled. Options Date/Time Allows you to change the date and time. System configuration screen options Option Description...
  • Page 48: System Configuration Screen Options

    Option Description The options are: • Enable Boot Support • Enable Rear USB Ports: Include options for 6 ports • Enable Front USB Ports: Include options for 2 ports All the options are enabled by default. NOTE: USB keyboard and mouse always work in the BIOS setup irrespective of these settings. Front USB This field allows you to enable or disable front USB ports.
  • Page 49 Option Description NOTE: You must set the admin password before you set the system or hard drive password. Deleting the admin password automatically deletes the system password and the hard drive password. NOTE: Successful password changes take effect immediately. Default setting: Not set System Password Allows you to set, change or delete the system password.
  • Page 50: Secure Boot Screen Options

    Option Description NOTE: Activation, deactivation, and clear options are not affected if you load the setup program's default values. Changes to this option take effect immediately. Computrace (R) Allows you to activate or disable the optional Computrace software The options are: •...
  • Page 51: Intel Software Guard Extensions Options

    Intel Software Guard Extensions options Option Description Intel SGX Enable Allows you to enable or disable the Intel Software Guard Extensions to provide a secured environment for running code/storing sensitive information in the context of the main operating system. • Disabled (default) •...
  • Page 52: Power Management Screen Options

    Power management screen options Option Description AC Recovery Specifies how the computer will respond when AC power is applied after an AC power loss. You can set the AC Recovery to: • Power Off (default) • Power On • Last Power State Auto On Time Allows you to set the time at which the computer must turn on automatically.
  • Page 53: Post Behavior Screen Options

    Follow the procedure to recover BIOS from hard drive. Power on the system. While the blue Dell logo is visible, press the F2 key to enter the System Setup. Press the Num Lock key, and verify that the Num Lock light is on.
  • Page 54: System Log Screen Options

    • SupportAssist OS This option enables or disables the boot flow for SupportAssist System Resolution Console and for Dell OS Recovery Recovery Tool in the even of certain system errors. If this option is disabled, then all the automatic blow flow for SupportAssist OS Recovery Tool will be disabled.
  • Page 55: Technical Specifications

    Technical specifications This topic lists out the technical specifications for Vostro 3667/3668 systems. Table 14. Specifications Type Feature For Vostro 3667 systems: Processor family • Intel 6th Generation Celeron G3900 (2 MBCache, 2.80 GHz) • Intel 6th Generation Pentium G4400 (3 MB Cache, 3.30 GHz) •...
  • Page 56 13.90 x 6.06 x 11.59 inch 5.9 kg (13.01 lb) Weight Power options 240 W PSU (PFC, EPA) Connectivity options • Dell Wireless Combo Card DW1707 and DW1810ac, and Intel 3165ac • 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet • Bluetooth v4.0 +LE Ports, slots and chassis •...
  • Page 57: Contacting Dell

    Dell product catalog. Dell provides several online and telephone-based support and service options. Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your area. To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues: Go to Dell.com/support.

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