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  • Page 1 SETUP GUIDE...
  • Page 3 SETUP GUIDE Model PP17S...
  • Page 4 Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell , the DELL logo, XPS, and DellConnect are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Intel is a registered trademarks and Core is a trademark of Intel Corporation; Microsoft , Windows , and Windows Vista are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.;...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Hardware Troubleshooter ....31 Dell Diagnostics ..... . 32 Left Side Features .
  • Page 6 Before You Call......43 Contacting Dell......44 Finding More Information and Resources 45 Basic Specifications .
  • Page 7: Setting Up Your Studio Xps Laptop

    Setting Up Your Studio XPS Laptop Connect the AC Adapter This section provides information about setting up your Studio XPS 1340 and connecting Connect the AC adapter to the computer and peripherals. then plug it into a wall outlet or surge protector. Before Setting Up Your Computer When positioning your computer, ensure that you allow easy access to a power source,...
  • Page 8: Check The Wireless Button

    Setting Up Your Studio XPS Laptop Check the Wireless Button Connect the Network Cable (optional) If you plan to use wireless connections, make sure the wireless button is turned on. If you plan to use a wired network connection, plug in the network cable. Using The Wireless Button To turn on wireless, with the system turned on, lightly touch the wireless symbol...
  • Page 9: Windows Vista ® Setup

    ® WLAN adapter is not part of your original Your Dell computer is preconfigured with order you can purchase one from the Dell Windows Vista. To set up Windows Vista for website at dell.com. the first time, follow the instructions on the Setting Up a Wired Internet Connection screen.
  • Page 10 Setting Up Your Studio XPS Laptop To set up your connection to a wireless router: but have successfully connected in the past, the ISP might have a service outage. Save and close any open files, and exit any Contact your ISP to check the service open programs.
  • Page 11 Setting Up Your Studio XPS Laptop Chose Dial-up if you will use an optional USB dial-up modem or ISDN. NOTE: If you do not know which type of connection to select, click Help me choose or contact your ISP. Follow the instructions on the screen and use the setup information provided by your ISP to complete the setup.
  • Page 12: Using Your Dell ™ Laptop

    Using Your Dell Laptop ™ Your computer has several indicators, buttons, Hard drive activity light – Turns on and features that provide information at-a- when the computer reads or writes data. A glance and time-saving shortcuts for common flashing light indicates hard drive activity.
  • Page 13 Using Your Dell™ Laptop WiFi status light – Turns on when wireless networking is enabled. Use the wireless button to quickly turn all wireless communication On and Off: Using The Wireless Button To turn on wireless, with the system turned...
  • Page 14: Right Side Features

    Right Side Features Backlit Keyboard – The backlit keyboard provides visibility in dark environments by illuminating all symbols on the keys. For more information see Dell Technology Guide. Optical Drive – Plays or burns only standard-size and shape (12 cm) CDs, and DVDs.
  • Page 15 Using Your Dell™ Laptop eSATA/USB combo connector – Power light – Turns on when the system is powered on. The different lights Connect eSATA compatible storage indicate the following: devices, such as external hard disk drives or optical drives. Also, supports USB...
  • Page 16: Left Side Features

    Using Your Dell™ Laptop Left Side Features 2 Security cable slot – Used to attach a commercially available antitheft device to the computer. NOTE: Before you buy an antitheft device, ensure that it works with the security cable slot on your computer.
  • Page 17 Using Your Dell™ Laptop Network connector – If you are using a cabled network signal, this connects your computer to a network or broadband device. USB connector – Connects USB devices, such as a mouse, keyboard, printer, external drive, or MP3 player.
  • Page 18: Display Features

    1 Display – Your display can vary based on selections you made when purchasing your computer. For more information about displays, see the Dell Technology Guide. 2 Left digital array microphone – Combines with the right digital array microphone to provide high quality sound for video...
  • Page 19: Media, Wireless And Power Controls

    Using Your Dell™ Laptop Media, Wireless, and Power Controls To use the media, wireless, and power controls, lightly touch the symbol and then release. The control’s symbol will shine for 2 seconds to confirm your selection then fade away. Play the next track or chapter...
  • Page 20: Computer Base And Keyboard Features

    Using Your Dell™ Laptop Computer Base and Keyboard Features 1 Touch pad – Provides the functionality of a mouse to move the cursor, drag or move selected items, and left-click by tapping the surface. It supports circular scrolling and zoom.
  • Page 21 Consumer IR - Infrared sensor for using • Secure digital (SD) memory card the optional Dell Travel Remote.. • SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) card • Multi Media Card (MMC) •...
  • Page 22: Removing And Replacing The Battery

    CAUTION: Using an incompatible battery may increase the risk of fire or explosion. This computer should only use a battery purchased from Dell. Do not use batteries from other computers. CAUTION: Before removing the battery, shut down the computer, and remove external cables (including the AC adapter).
  • Page 23: Using The Optical Disc Drive

    Using Your Dell™ Laptop Using the Optical Disc Drive NOTICE: Do not use non-standard-size or shape discs (including mini-CDs and mini- DVDs) or you will damage the drive. 12 cm NOTE: Do not move the computer while playing or recording CDs and DVDs.
  • Page 24: Software Features

    Dell Technology Guide on your hard cameras and cell phones. Optional software drive or on the Dell Support website at applications enable you to organize and create support.dell.com. music and video files that can be recorded to...
  • Page 25 Dell” on page 44. processor speed to your activity and by CAUTION: Only trained service personnel maximizing system performance. should remove the computer cover. See the Service Manual on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com for advanced service and troubleshooting instructions.
  • Page 26: Solving Problems

    Using Your Dell™ Laptop Solving Problems Network Problems — Verify both ends of the network cable are connected. Try another network cable, if Wireless Connections available. If the wireless network connection is lost The link integrity light on the integrated network —...
  • Page 27: Power Problems

    Ensure that the light on the computer has a power problem or an internal AC adapter is on. If the light is not on, device malfunction. For assistance contact Dell, try plugging the AC adapter into another see “Contacting Dell” on page 44.
  • Page 28: Memory Problems

    If • Reseat the memory modules (see the necessary, install additional memory (See Service Manual on the Dell Support website the Service Manual on the Dell Support at support.dell.com) to ensure that your website at support.dell.com). computer is successfully communicating •...
  • Page 29 Then turn your computer back on. – If necessary, uninstall and then reinstall If you have other software problems — the program. Dell Support Center. • Always keep backup copies of your important data. • Use a virus-scanning program to check your...
  • Page 30: Using Support Tools

    About Your System (System Documentation, dell.com. Warranty Information, System Information, Upgrades & Accessories) The top of the Dell Support Center home page Click the icon in the taskbar to run the displays your system’s model number along application. The home page provides links to with its service tag and express service code.
  • Page 31: System Messages

    CPU fan failure — CPU fan has failed. Replace NOTE: If the message you received is not the CPU fan. See the Service Manual on the Dell listed in the following examples, see the Support website at support.dell.com.
  • Page 32: Hardware Troubleshooter

    S.M.A.R.T error, possible hard disk drive failure. a boot device. This feature can be enabled or disabled in the BIOS setup (see “Contacting Dell” on page 44 • Enter system setup and ensure that the boot for assistance).
  • Page 33: Dell Diagnostics

    NOTICE: Dell Diagnostics works only on Dell computers. Starting Dell Diagnostics The Dell Diagnostics is located on a hidden diagnostic utility partition on your hard drive. Ensure that the computer is connected to an electrical outlet that is known to be working properly.
  • Page 34: System Restore

    (without affecting data files) if programs installed after you received the changes to the hardware, software, or other computer. Use Dell Factory Image Restore system settings have left the computer in an only if System Restore did not resolve your undesirable operating state.
  • Page 35: Dell Factory Image Restore

    Do not alter, open, were written for the Windows default view, so they may not apply if you set your Dell or delete any files or programs until the ™...
  • Page 36 To access the command prompt, type administrator in the User name Use Dell Factory Image Restore only as the last method to restore your operating system. field, then click OK. These options restore your hard drive to the Click Dell Factory Image Restore.
  • Page 37: Operating System Reinstallation

    Before you Begin the assembly of the computer. Use the If you are considering reinstalling the Windows Dell Drivers and Utilities media to load any operating system to correct a problem with a required drivers. Depending on the region newly installed driver, first try using Windows from which you ordered your computer, or Device Driver Rollback.
  • Page 38 Operating System disc. Click Exit if the Install Windows message appears. Restart the computer. When the DELL logo appears, press <F12> immediately. NOTE: If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until you see the Microsoft Windows ®...
  • Page 39 System Restore Options...
  • Page 40: Getting Help

    NOTE: Some of the following services procedures. See “Online Services” on are not always available in all locations page 40 for a more extensive list of Dell outside the continental U.S. Call your local Support online. Dell representative for information on If the preceding steps have not resolved the availability.
  • Page 41: Technical Support And Customer Service

    Getting Help Technical Support and Customer Online Services Service You can learn about Dell products and services on the following websites: Dell’s support service is available to answer • www.dell.com your questions about Dell hardware. Our support staff uses computer-based diagnostics •...
  • Page 42: Autotech Service

    Automated Order-Status Service • (Canada sales_canada@dell.com To check on the status of any Dell products that only) you have ordered, you can go to support.dell. Anonymous file transfer protocol (FTP) com, or you can call the automated order- status service.
  • Page 43: Product Information

    Dell If you need information about additional Diagnostics (see “Dell Diagnostics” on products available from Dell, or if you would like page 32). to place an order, visit the Dell website at Include any accessories that belong with www.dell.com.
  • Page 44: Before You Call

    Devices: Checklist. If possible, turn on your computer • Expansion cards: before you call Dell for assistance and call from • Are you connected to a network? Yes /No a telephone at or near the computer. You may be •...
  • Page 45: Contacting Dell

    Description of problem and troubleshooting Select the appropriate service or support link procedures you performed: based on your need. Choose the method of contacting Dell that is Contacting Dell convenient for you. For customers in the United States, call 800-WWW-DELL (800-999-3355).
  • Page 46: Finding More Information And Resources

    Bluetooth , networking, and e-mail. ® upgrade your computer with new or additional the Service Manual on the Dell Support website memory, or a new hard drive. at support.dell.com reinstall or replace a worn or defective part. NOTE: In some countries, opening and replacing parts of your computer may void your warranty.
  • Page 47 End User License Agreement. find your Service tag/Express Service Code— the back or bottom of your computer. You must use the service tag to identify your computer on support.dell.com or to contact technical support. find drivers and downloads. the Dell Support website at ™...
  • Page 48: Basic Specifications

    1066MHz may need when setting up, updating drivers for, and upgrading your computer. For more detailed specifications, see the Service Manual on the ExpressCard Dell Support website at support.dell.com. ExpressCard Intel ICH8M NOTE: Offerings may vary by region. controller For more information regarding the...
  • Page 49 PCI Bus 32 bits configuration 3 GB, 4 GB possible Communications NOTE: For instructions on upgrading your Modem type External V.92 56K memory, see the Service Manual on the USB Modem Dell Support website at support.dell.com. Modem controller Hardware Modem...
  • Page 50 Basic Specifications Video controller GeForce 9500M Communications (GeForce 9400M G + Modem interface Universal Serial Bus GeForce 9200M GS) (USB) Video memory 256 MB dedicated Network adapter 10/100/1000 Ethernet memory LAN on system board Wireless internal WLAN Video type integrated on system (half-size Mini-Card), board WWAN, Mini-Card...
  • Page 51 Basic Specifications Audio controller IDT 92HD73C HDA Audio microphone connector, Codec two stereo headphone/ speakers connectors Stereo conversion 24-bit (analog-to- digital and digital-to- Ports and Connectors analog) IEEE 1394a 4-pin serial connector Internal Interface High Definition Audio Mini-Card two Type IIIA Mini External Interface microphone-in Card slots, one half-...
  • Page 52 Controls brightness can be controlled through Maximum resolution 1280 x 800 keyboard shortcuts Refresh rate 60 Hz (see Dell Technology Guide for more Operating angle 0° (closed) to 140° information.) Luminance 250 min. 300 typ. cd/ Keyboard (backlit) m² (LED 5 point avg) Number of keys 86/103 (U.S.
  • Page 53 Basic Specifications Layout QWERTY/AZERTY/ Battery Kanji Type 6-cell/9-cell “smart” Camera lithium ion Pixel 1.3/2.0 megapixel Depth 50.39 mm (1.98 inches) (6/9 cell) Video resolution 320x240 ~1600x1200 (640x480 at 30fps) Height 26.3 mm (0.8 in) (6 cell) Diagonal viewing 66° 41.9 mm (1.6 in) (9 angle cell) X/Y position...
  • Page 54 Input voltage 100–240 VAC under certain power- Input current 1.5A intensive conditions. (maximum) See Dell Technology Input frequency 50–60 Hz Guide for more information.. Output power 65 W or 90 W Life span 300 discharge/charge Ouput current (90 W) 5.62 A (peak for...
  • Page 55 Basic Specifications AC Adapter AC Adapter Ouput current (65 W) 4.34 A (peak for Weight (with cables) 0.25 kg (0.55 lb) 4-second pulse) Temperature ranges: 3.34 A (continuous) Rated output voltage 19.5 VDC Operating 0° to 35°C (32° to Dimensions: 95°F) 65 W (E-Series) Storage...
  • Page 56 Basic Specifications Computer Environment Maximum shock (measured with hard drive in head-parked position and a 2-ms half-sine Temperature range: pulse): Operating 0° to 35°C (32° to 95°F) Operating 110 G Storage –40° to 65°C (–40° to 149°F) Storage 163 G Relative humidity (maximum): Altitude (maximum): Operating...
  • Page 57 Basic Specifications...
  • Page 58: Index

    5 calling Dell 43 data, backing up 23 CDs, playing and creating 21 DellConnect 40 chipset 48 Dell Diagnostics 32 computer capabilities 21 Dell Factory Image Restore 34 computer, setting up 5 Dell Support Center 29 computer stand 5...
  • Page 59 Index Dell support website 46 expansion bus 48 Dell Technology Guide for futher information 45 finding more information 45 device status lights 9 FTP login, anonymous 41 Diagnostic Checklist 43 disc drive hardware problems supported disc sizes 21 diagnosing 31...
  • Page 60 Index processor 47 products memory problems information and purchasing 42 solving 26 memory support 48 Microsoft™ Windows Vista® 7 reinstalling Windows 34 resources, finding more 45 restoring factory image 35 network connection fixing 24 network speed setup, before you begin 5 testing 24 shipping products for return or repair 42...
  • Page 61 Index worldwide 40 wireless network connection 24 System Messages 30 System Restore 34 technical support 40 ventilation, ensuring 5 warranty returns 42 Windows, reinstalling 34 Windows Vista® Program Compatibility Wizard 27 reinstalling 37 setup 7 wired network network cable, connecting 6...
  • Page 64 Printed in the U.S.A. www.dell.com | support.dell.com 0XXXXXA00...

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