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Dell Vostro 24–5460
Owner's Manual
Regulatory Model: W12C
Regulatory Type: W12C007

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  • Page 1 Dell Vostro 24–5460 Owner's Manual Regulatory Model: W12C Regulatory Type: W12C007...
  • Page 2: Notes, Cautions, And Warnings

    © 2016 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. This product is protected by U.S. and international copyright and intellectual property laws. Dell and the Dell logo are trademarks of Dell Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 3: Working On Your Computer

    Working on your computer Before working inside your computer To avoid damaging your computer, perform the following steps before you begin working inside the computer. Ensure that your work surface is flat and clean to prevent the computer cover from being scratched. Turn off your computer (see Turning off your computer).
  • Page 4: After Working Inside 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.
  • Page 5: Removing And Installing Components

    Removing and installing components This section provides detailed information on how to remove or install the components from your computer. Removing the Stand Follow the procedures in Before Working Inside Your Computer. Place the computer on a flat surface with the display facing downwards. Pry the hinge cover from the computer.
  • Page 6: Installing The Stand

    Perform the following steps: a. Remove the screws that secure the stand to the computer [1]. b. Slide and lift the stand from the computer [2]. Installing the Stand Align the stand to the screw holes on the back of the computer. Tighten the screws to secure the stand to the computer.
  • Page 7: Removing The Back Cover

    Removing the Back Cover Follow the procedures in Before Working Inside Your Computer. Remove the stand. Pry the edges of the back cover to release it from the tabs. Lift the back cover from the computer. Installing the Back Cover Align and press the back cover, until it clicks into place.
  • Page 8: Removing The Hard Drive

    Follow the procedures in After Working Inside Your Computer. Removing the Hard Drive Follow the procedures in Before Working Inside Your Computer. Remove: stand back cover Disconnect the hard drive cable from the hard drive. Perform the following: a. Remove the screw that secures the hard drive to the computer [1]. b.
  • Page 9: Installing The Hard Drive

    Installing the Hard Drive Place the hard drive in the bracket. Tighten the screws to secure the hard drive to the bracket. Slide the hard drive into the slot. Tighten the screw that secures the hard drive to the computer. Connect the hard drive cable.
  • Page 10: Installing The System Fan

    Perform the following: a. Remove the screws that secure the system fan to the computer [1]. b. Lift the system fan from the computer [2]. Installing the System Fan Tighten the screws that secure the system fan to the computer. Connect the system-fan cable to the system board.
  • Page 11: Installing The Memory Module

    stand back cover Pry the retention clips away from the memory module until it pops-up. Lift and remove the memory module from its connector. Installing the Memory module NOTE: Please use DIMM 2 slot if there is only one memory module available. Align the notch on the memory module with the tab on the system-board connector.
  • Page 12: Installing The Heat Sink

    Lift the heatsink from the system board. Installing the Heatsink Install the heatsink to align with the screw holes on the system board. Tighten the screws to secure the heatsink to the system board. NOTE: Secure the screws in the order of the callout numbers [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6] as seen on the heatsink module.
  • Page 13: Installing The Wlan Card

    Installing the WLAN Card Insert the WLAN card into its slot. Connect the two antenna cables(black cable to the black triangle and white cable to the white triangle). Place the WLAN bracket and tighten the screw to secure the WLAN card to the system board. Install: back cover stand...
  • Page 14: Removing The Power-Switch Board

    Installing the Stand Cage Align the stand cage with the screw holes and tighten the screws to secure it to the computer. Install: back cover stand Follow the procedures in After Working Inside Your Computer. Removing the Power-Switch Board Follow the procedures in Before Working Inside Your Computer.
  • Page 15: Installing The Power-Switch Board

    Installing the Power-Switch Board Connect the power-switch cable to the power-switch board. Insert the power-switch board into its slot and secure it. Install: back cover stand Follow the procedures in After Working Inside Your Computer. Removing the Speaker module Follow the procedures in Before Working Inside Your Computer.
  • Page 16 Lift the speaker cover. To remove the speaker module: a. Disconnect the speaker cable from the system board [1]. b. Unroute the speaker cable [2].
  • Page 17: Installing The Speaker Module

    Lift the speaker from the chassis. Installing the Speaker module Align the speakers on the system board. Route the speaker cables. Connect the speaker cable to the system board. Place the speaker cover on the computer. Tighten the screws to secure the speaker cover to the computer. Install: back cover stand...
  • Page 18: Removing The Camera Module

    Follow the procedures in After Working Inside Your Computer. Removing the Camera module Follow the procedures in Before Working Inside Your Computer. Remove: stand back cover To release the camera module: a. Disconnect the camera cable from the system board [1]. b.
  • Page 19: Installing The Camera Module

    Installing the Camera module Place the camera module into its slot. Press the locking tab until it clicks to the chassis. Secure the camera cable using the securing clips. Connect the camera cable to the system board. Install: back cover stand Follow the procedures in After Working Inside Your...
  • Page 20: Installing The System Board

    Remove the screws that secure the system board to the computer. Slide and remove the system board to release it from the computer [1,2]. Installing the System Board Align the system board on the computer. Tighten the screws to secure the system board to the computer. Connect the following cables to the system board: a.
  • Page 21: System Board Layout

    e. hard-drive power cable f. speaker cable Install: WLAN card stand cage heatsink assembly back cover stand Follow the procedures in After Working Inside Your Computer. System Board Layout The following image displays the system board layout of the computer. Processor connector WLAN connector Camera connector...
  • Page 22: Removing The Display Assembly

    DC-in connector Audio-out connector OSD with power knob flex cable LCD backlight cable Display-assembly connector Hard-drive connector SATA connector (Optional) Coin-cell battery SATA connector (Optional) Touch connector (Optional) System fan connector Removing the Display Assembly Follow the procedures in Before Working Inside Your Computer.
  • Page 23 To remove the display assembly: a. Push the securing tab to release the display assembly from the chassis [1]. b. Lift the display assembly chassis from the computer [2]. Lift the display assembly from the computer.
  • Page 24: Installing The Display Assembly

    Installing the Display Assembly Place the display assembly to the computer. Place the display assembly chassis to the computer. Tighten the screws to secure the display assembly chassis to the computer. Route the display assembly cable through the tabs on the display bracket. Connect the power cable.
  • Page 25: Technology And Components

    Technology and components Identifying processors in Windows 10 Tap Search the Web and Windows. Type Device Manager. Tap Processor. The basic information of the processor is displayed. Verifying the processor usage in Task Manager Press and hold the taskbar. Select Start Task Manager. The Windows Task Manager window is displayed.
  • Page 26: Verifying The Processor Usage In Resource Monitor

    Downloading the chipset driver Turn on the laptop. Go to Dell.com/support. Click Product Support, enter the Service Tag of your laptop, and then click Submit. NOTE: If you do not have the Service Tag, use the autodetect feature or manually browse for your laptop model.
  • Page 27: Identifying The Chipset In Device Manager On Windows 10

    Downloading drivers Turn on the laptop. Go to Dell.com/support. Click Product Support, enter the Service Tag of your laptop, and then click Submit. NOTE: If you do not have the Service Tag, use the auto detect feature or manually browse for your laptop model.
  • Page 28: Changing The Screen Resolution

    The display adapters are displayed. Changing the screen resolution Press and hold the desktop screen and select Display Settings. Tap or click Display settings. The Setting window is displayed. Scroll down and select Advanced Display Settings. The Advanced Display Setting is displayed. Select the required resolution from the drop-down list and tap Apply.
  • Page 29: Display Options

    Display options This laptop has 13.30– inch FHD with 1920 x 1080 resolution (maximum). Adjusting brightness in Windows 10 To enable or disable automatic screen brightness adjustment: Swipe-in from the right edge of the display to access the Action Center. Tap or click All Settings →...
  • Page 30: Connecting To External Display Devices

    Downloading the audio driver Turn on the laptop. Go to www.dell.com/support. Click Product Support, enter the Service Tag of your laptop and click Submit. NOTE: If you do not have the Service Tag, use the autodetect feature or manually browse for your laptop model.
  • Page 31: Hard Drive Options

    Identifying the Hard Drive in the BIOS 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 32: Camera Features

    Starting the camera To start the camera, open an application that uses the camera. For instance, if you tap the Dell webcam central software or the Skype software that is shipped with the laptop, the camera turns on. Similarly, if...
  • Page 33: Memory Features

    If the Camera App is not available in the apps list, search for it. Memory features This laptop supports 4–16 GB DDR4 SODIMM memory, up to 2133 MHz. Verifying system memory in Windows 10 Tap the Windows button and select All Settings →...
  • Page 34: Intel Chipset Drivers

    With keyboard — Press F2. • Without keyboard — Press and hold the Volume Up button when the Dell logo is displayed on the screen. When the F12 boot selection menu is displayed, select Diagnostics from the boot menu, and press Enter.
  • Page 35: Intel Hd Graphics Drivers

    Table 2. Intel chipset drivers Before installation After installation Intel HD Graphics drivers Verify if the Intel HD Graphics drivers are already installed in the laptop. Table 3. Intel HD Graphics drivers Before installation After installation...
  • Page 36: 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 37 Keys Navigation Down arrow Moves to the next field. Enter Selects a value in the selected field (if applicable) or follow the link in the field. Spacebar Expands or collapses a drop‐down list, if applicable. Moves to the next focus area. NOTE: For the standard graphics browser only.
  • Page 38 L3 Cache Displays the processor L3 cache size. Fixed HDD Displays the hard drive ID and capacity. SATA ODD Displays the type of optical drive. AC Adapter Type Displays the power adapter type. System Memory Displays the memory capacity and type. Memory Speed Displays the memory speed.
  • Page 39 Camera Allows you to Default: Enabled enable or disable the Camera mode. Internal Bluetooth Allows you to Default: Enabled enable or disable the Internal Bluetooth. Internal WLAN Allows you to Default: Enabled enable or disable the Internal WLAN Media Card Reader Allows you to Default: Enabled enable or disable...
  • Page 40 computer after an AC power loss. Deep Sleep Control Allows you to Default: Enabled in select the Deep S4 and S5 Sleep Control Auto Power On Enable or disable Default: Disabled the Auto Power Auto Power On Mode Allows you to control the power mode Auto Power On Date...
  • Page 41 Password Bypass Allows you to enable or disable the permission to bypass the System when they are set Firmware TPM Allows you to enable or disable the permission to Firmware TPM Secure Boot Mode Allows you to enable or disable the permission to Secure Boot Mode HDD Protection Allows you to enable or disable the permission to HDD Protection...
  • Page 42: Updating The Bios

    For laptops, ensure that your computer battery is fully charged and connected to a power outlet Restart the computer. Go to Dell.com/support. Enter the Service Tag or Express Service Code and click Submit. NOTE: To locate the Service Tag, click Where is my Service Tag? NOTE: If you cannot find your Service Tag, click Detect My Product.
  • Page 43 CAUTION: The password features provide a basic level of security for the data on your computer. CAUTION: Anyone can access the data stored on your computer if it is not locked and left unattended. NOTE: Your computer is shipped with the system and setup password feature disabled. Assigning a system password and setup password You can assign a new System Password and/or Setup Password or change an existing System Password and/or Setup Password only when Password Status is Unlocked.
  • Page 44 NOTE: If you change the System and/or Setup password, re-enter the new password when promoted. If you delete the System and/or Setup password, confirm the deletion when promoted. Press Esc and a message prompts you to save the changes. Press Y to save the changes and exit from System Setup. The computer reboots.
  • Page 45: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications NOTE: Offerings may vary by region. The following specifications are only those required by law to ship with your computer. For more information about the configuration of your computer, go to Help and Support in your Windows operating system and select the option to view information about your computer.
  • Page 46 Table 13. Network Feature Specification Network adapter Realtek 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Table 14. System Information Feature Specification Chipset H110 BIOS chip (NVRAM) 16 MB SPI Flash ROM Table 15. Ports and Connectors Feature Specification Audio one audio combo connector Network adapter one RJ45 connector USB 2.0 four...
  • Page 47 Table 19. Physical Dimensions Feature Without Stand Width 385.33 mm (15.17 inches) Height 576.62 mm (22.70 inches) Depth: 39.3 mm (1.54 inches) Weight(maximum) 7.106 kg (15.65 lb) Without stand 7.33 kg (1.61 lb) Stand 9.24 kg (2.07 lb) Table 20. Controls and Lights Feature Specification White light —...
  • Page 48: 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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