IS NOT ACCESSIBLE
Video and Display Problems
If the display is blank
If you are using a program that requires a higher resolution than your computer supports, Dell
recommends that you attach an external monitor to your computer.
HECK THE BATTERY
battery charge may be depleted. Connect the computer to an electrical outlet
using the AC adapter, and turn on the computer.
EST THE ELECTRICAL OUTLET
it with another device, such as a lamp.
adapter has a light, ensure that the light is on.
ONNECT THE COMPUTER DIRECTLY TO AN ELECTRICAL OUTLET
devices, power strips, and the extension cable to verify that the computer turns
on. To access the help file, see page 16.
DJUST THE POWER PROPERTIES
Help and Support Center. For instructions on accessing help files, see page 16.
WITCH THE VIDEO IMAGE
press <Fn><F8> to switch the video image to the display.
If the display is difficult to read
DJUST THE BRIGHTNESS
adjusting the brightness. To access the help file, see page 16.
HE DEVICE IS NOT READY
— If you are using a battery to power your computer, the
— Ensure that the electrical outlet is working by testing
— Check the AC adapter cable connections. If the AC
— Search for the keyword standby in the Windows
— If your computer is attached to an external monitor,
— See the Dell Inspiron Help file for instructions on
— Insert a disk into the drive and try
— Bypass power protection