For instructions on installing the CD-ROM or the optional DVD-ROM drive in the options bay, refer to the Dell Inspiron 3500 Portable Computer — Using the Options Bay document. To install the external diskette drive, follow these steps: Plug the squared end of the cable into the parallel connector on the back of the computer, and tighten the screws on either side of the cable connector.
NOTE: If you need to use extended video modes, check the documentation that accompanied the application program to determine if the drivers are provided. If they are not, contact the software manufacturer to obtain the necessary drivers. Dell Inspiron 3500 Portable Computer — Installing System Software Video driver Internal modem driver...
To install the video driver, follow these steps: Insert the Dell Inspiron 3500 System Software CD into the CD-ROM or optional DVD-ROM drive. Click Start, point to Settings, and click Control Panel. In the Control Panel, double-click the Display Properties window.
When the drive has been detected, click Next>. Messages indicating that files are being copied and driver information is being built appear on your screen. When prompted, click Finish. The New Hardware Wizard appears again. Dell Inspiron 3500 Portable Computer — Installing System Software...
All of the device drivers are now installed. You may now install the System User’s Guide . You can download the Dell Inspiron online System User’s Guide , if needed, from Dell’s World Wide Web site (www.dell.com) as follows: On the Dell home page, click the Support icon.
Dell Inspiron 3500 System Software CD to create a save-to-disk suspend file. When save-to-disk suspend mode is activated, all system data is stored in this file.
To reinstall the audio driver, follow these steps: Save your work and exit all open application programs. Insert the Dell Inspiron 3500 System Software CD into the CD-ROM or optional DVD-ROM drive. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control Panel.
In addition, if you have access to a computer with a modem and/or fax capabilities, you can access Dell’s TechConnect bulletin board service (BBS), Auto Tech service, and TechFax service. Dell’s Web site also contains links to some of these services.