Dell E4200 How-to Manual

Latitude ultrabook series; e-family series; mobile precision series.
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Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage "How-To" Guide
Dell
Business Client
Re-Image "How-To" Guide
Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family &
Mobile Precision Notebook
Revision 17.0
A17
Mar 18
th
, 2016

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    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide Dell Business Client Re-Image “How-To” Guide Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Notebook Revision 17.0 Mar 18 , 2016...

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    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Control Point System Manager Features - Table B1........................41 Control Point Security Manager Features – Table B2 ....................... 42 Dell Data Protection | Access, DDPA – Table B3 .......................... 42 Control Point Connection Manager Features – Table B4 ....................... 43 Appendix E - E-Docks ......................................44...

  • Page 4: Overview

    Precision products (e.g., including the 512e Advanced Format HDD (See appendix –B). Reinstalled images should be built from a clean hand installed OS load and following the steps in this guide. Dell does not recommend starting from an image built on previous generations of products or other computer systems.

  • Page 5: How-to

    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide 2 “How-To” 2.1 Supported Operating Systems The following Microsoft operating systems have been validated for use on Dell Latitude E-Family & Mobile Precision notebook computers: Note: Not all generation notebook computers can ship with below Microsoft operating systems.

  • Page 6: Latitude E-family & Mobile Precision New Features & Image Impact

    Dell Latitude E-Family & Mobile Precision systems feature new hardware technologies which require a new software stack, drivers, and / or applications. These products are not compatible with previous images built or installed on none Latitude E-Family, Mobile Precision or previous Dell products. Images between 1 , 6th and 7 generations Latitude E-Family &...

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    Dell Power Management – Latitude E-Family & Mobile Precision 6 and 7 o Dell Command | Power Manager - generation – Latitude o Type C connector , support Dell Dock (WD15) and Dell Thunderbolt Dock(TB15) E-Family & Mobile Precision 7 generation...

  • Page 8: Latest Drivers / Applications And Utilities

    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide 2.3 Latest Drivers / Applications and Utilities o Dell recommends always obtaining the latest and most updated BIOS, drivers, firmware, and applications. Dell validated and tested drivers and applications are located on Dell’s support web site http://www.dell.com/supportEnter the Service Tag or select the...

  • Page 9: Installation Sequence

    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide 2.4 Installation Sequence The list below is a general overview of drivers and applications that should be installed on Dell Latitude E-Family & Mobile Precision systems in a prescribed order to ensure optimal performance.

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    Media Memory Card / SmartCard controller - Enables and enhances the Media Memory / SmartCard controller o Driver set for Dell Dock (WD15) and Dell Thunderbolt Dock(TB15) – Latitude E-Family & Mobile Precision 7th generation o Touch Pad / Track Stick / Pointer - Enhances the pointing device features...

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    • DCP – Ambient Light Sensor • Requires Dell DCP-SM or ALS utility in case DCP-SM is not desired and under Microsoft Windows Vista only 2. Control Point Connection Manager 3. Control Point Security Manager (Requires Dell Control Point security driver pack) &...

  • Page 12: Bios

    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide 2.5 BIOS Dell recommends flashing the latest BIOS available to the system. This is posted on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) under the “BIOS” section. Some of the BIOS settings are critical to Operating System performance and installation. These are as follows: Settings ...

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    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide Note: This setting is not available for Non-TPM configuration of 4 generations Latitude E-Family & Mobile Precision. Intel Responsiveness Technology: Please refer to for detail settings of these Intel Responsiveness Technologies Guide...

  • Page 14: Recommended Drivers / Applications Installation Order

    Note To ensure full functionality of the Intel Gigabit Network adapter, Dell recommends that you install the Intel PROSet available on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) under the “Network” section 2.6.3 Dell System Software for critical Microsoft QFEs...

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    Audio in this document. 2.6.6 Audio: Microsoft Operating Systems do not include the Audio driver recommended by Dell. The HD Audio driver is available on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) under the “Audio” section Note : Under XP 32-Bit only with service packs earlier than Service pack-3 and for Latitude E-Family &...

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    If SATA configuration mode in the BIOS is set to either AHCI, IRRT, RAID On, or RAID, install the Dell IMSM / IRST driver and application available on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) under the “Serial ATA” section Follow these steps to install the IMSM / IRST driver: 3.

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    This is available on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) under the “Network” section o Customers choosing to utilize the Dell Wireless (DW) WLAN Card Utility or Intel PROSet / Wireless should not install Control Point Connection Manager. If Control Point Connection...

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    : With Wireless on 7 Gen platforms, There is a Dell WLAN Radio Switch Driver that package provides the driver for the Dell WLAN Hot Key and is supported to auto- disable WLAN/WWAN when LAN cable attached. This driver is under the “Network”...

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    Microsoft XP 32 & 64-Bit, Vista 32 & 64-Bit, and Win7/8/8.1 32 & 64-Bit Operating Systems do not include the USB 3.0 driver. Install the Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver and Intel(R) USB 3.1 eXtensible Host Controller and Hub Driveravailable on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) under the “Chipset” section 2.6.12 Media Memory Card Controller...

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    Dell Thunderbolt Dock, DELL highly recommend installing the following BIOS/Drivers step by step on 64 bit Windows OS 1. Flash the latest BIOS available to the system. This is posted on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) under the “BIOS” section. Restart system before next step.

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    Microsoft Operating Systems do not support the Bluetooth controllers featured on Latitude E- Family & Mobile Precision systems. To obtain Bluetooth or UWB functionality, install the associated Bluetooth or UWB device drivers available on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) under the “Network” section 2.6.15 Mobile Broadband Wireless Wide Area Network Adapter (WWAN)

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    Microsoft Operating Systems do not include the Free Fall Sensor driver. Install the following driver provided by Dell: ST Microelectronics Accelerometer Driver for Free Fall Data Protection driver found under the “Applications” or “Chipset” section posted on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) 2.6.18 Modem...

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    Latitude E-Family & Mobile Precision o The driver will install the device driver for the security devices installed in the Dell E-Family notebook computer. In addition, it will install Microsoft Net framework 2.0 SP1 and any relevant Microsoft QFEs required allowing these security devices...

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    Refer to Table B1 under Appendix-B for DCP System Manager features For Extended Battery Life feature (EBL), install the Dell Control Point components offered by Dell in addition to the System Manager Module( version 1.2 & 1.3) o Control Point System Security Manager driver ( applies to Control Point System Manager 1.0 and 1.1 )

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    2.6.23 Dell Digital Delivery Application generation E-Family & Mobile Precision, except Latitude 3330/3340/3540) o Dell Digital Delivery allows you to purchase select software titles at the same time you purchase your computer. Then, when you receive your computer, you can automatically download and install the software o The application is available on Dell’s driver &...

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    (dell.com/support) under “System Utilities” section (applies to Latitude 3440/3540) 2.6.27 Dell Quickset o Dell Quickset – Quickset is a Dell developed application providing a complete set of power management configuring and notifying capabilities • Support for hot keys and system events •...

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    The following components should be installed in order: • Prerequisites Installer This installer contains Windows Installer 4.5 and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Both of these are required in order for Dell Data Protection | Access to work on Windows XP and Vista • Drivers Installer...

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    DDP|ST Application is available on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) under the “Dell Data Protection” section. DDP|ST Application is also available via DELL Digital Delivery Application. Please refer to below link for more detail about Dell Digital Delivery Application.

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    In order to enable the Latitude ON / Precision ON button to hibernate Windows when switching to Latitude ON / Precision ON modes, Dell recommends installing the appropriate software. In order to determine the appropriate software to install, boot to the system BIOS and check the following: 1.

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    HDD. 2. Install the Dell IMSM / IRST driver and application available on Dell’s driver & downloads support web site (dell.com/support) under the “SATA Drivers” section o Intel®...

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    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide mSATA only Supported Supported Not supported (Note: SSD performance achieved without Smart Response) Supported on the Supported on Supported on the 32GB flash version Hybrid Drive 32GB flash version the 32GB flash...

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    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide Appendix...

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    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide Appendix A .NET Framework Requirements What is .NET Framework? The .NET Framework is a software framework from Microsoft, which is bundled with Windows operating systems. The .NET Framework is intended to be used by most applications created for the...

  • Page 34: Appendix B - 512e / 4kbe Hdd Re-image Guidelines

    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide Appendix B 512e / 4KBe HDD Re-image Guidelines 1 What is Advanced Format HDD? HDD industry is moving towards supporting higher drives capacity, to address the current limitations with the 512-byte sector HDDs, the industry is moving towards the Advanced Format with 4KB sector HDDs.

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    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide 3 Re-imaging Requirements when using Advanced Format HDDs The following are the re-imaging guidelines needed to support Advanced Format HDDs. These requirements are dependent on which Operating System will be installed and which method of deployment will be used.

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    Using Windows PE 3.1 1. Install/Upgrade Intel RST Storage driver to 9.6 or later (1) The Intel RST Driver 9.6 or higher can be found on the Dell Support website in Dell Drivers and Downloads for your system under the SATA drivers section (2) Please refer to the Partition Alignment Tools - Section 3.4...

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    DISKPART may be used to enable storage configuration or create a partition at an explicit disk offset from a script, a remote session, or another command prompt. Dell recommends using WinPE's (3.0 or greater) Diskpart.exe from Windows Vista or Windows 7 to create the partitions for Windows XP installation. This will create a partition that is Advanced Format aligned.

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    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide DISKPART utility and how to divide the offset value of the selected partition, refer to Microsoft KB Article 300415 3.4.2 Post-Installation of Operating System The Paragon Alignment Tool (PAT) is a hardware agnostic tool available for download from the...

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    5. Can I use WiMax and WiFi at the same time? a. No, the wireless adapter only supports one of them being active at one time 6. What is the Dell System Software utility and why do I need it?

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    The Dell System Software utility provides critical updates and patches for your operating system necessary for the correct operation of your system. It is important to install this utility first after re-imaging your system. It is found under the System Utilities folder on the Dell Drivers and Download page 7.

  • Page 41: Appendix D - Tables

    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide Appendix D Tables - Control Point System Manager Features - Table B1 Availablity of Feature DCP SM Availablity of Feature Availabilty of Feature when Dell provides Category Feature Release when DCP Installed?

  • Page 42: Control Point Security Manager Features – Table B2

    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide - Control Point Security Manager Features – Table B2 Availablity of Feature Availabilty of Feature Release Availablity of Feature when Dell provides Category Feature when only Windows OS Version when DCP Installed?

  • Page 43: Control Point Connection Manager Features – Table B4

    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide - Control Point Connection Manager Features – Table B4 Availablity of Feature Release Availablity of Feature when Dell provides Availabilty of Feature Category Feature Version when DCP Installed? drivers/middleware, but No DCP...

  • Page 44: Appendix E - E-docks

    Dell Latitude Ultrabook, E-Family & Mobile Precision Reimage “How-To” Guide Appendix E E-Docks Dell E-Docks (E-Family Docking Stations) o Dell E-Family docking stations are architected differently than previous generations of Dell docking stations. o To enhance Plug And Play performance E-Family products no longer require a docking profile Note : USB devices might be malfunction after docking/undocking.

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