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    SETUP GUIDE Regulatory model: P02E series Regulatory type: P02E001; P02E002...

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    Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell , the DELL logo, YOURS IS HERE , Solution Station , and DellConnect are trademarks of Dell Inc.;...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Dell DataSafe Online Backup ... . 43 Dell Dock ......44 Free Fall Sensor .

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    Before You Call......76 Contacting Dell......77 Finding More Information and Resources .

  • Page 7: Setting Up Your Studio Laptop

    WARNING: Do not block, push objects into, or allow dust to accumulate in the air vents. Do not place your Dell computer in a low-airflow environment, such as a closed briefcase, or on fabric surfaces, such as carpets or rugs, while it is powered on.

  • Page 8: Connect The Ac Adapter

    Connect the AC Adapter Connect the AC adapter to the computer and then plug it into a wall outlet or surge protector. WARNING: The AC adapter works with electrical outlets worldwide. However, power connectors and power strips vary among countries. Using an incompatible cable or improperly connecting the cable to a power strip or electrical outlet may cause fire or permanent damage to your computer.

  • Page 9: Connect The Network Cable (optional)

    Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Connect the Network Cable (Optional) To use a wired network connection, connect the network cable.

  • Page 10: Press The Power Button

    Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Press the Power Button...

  • Page 11: Set Up Microsoft Windows

    NOTE: For optimal performance of your computer, it is recommended that you download and install the latest BIOS and drivers for your computer available at NOTE: For more information on the operating system and features, see

  • Page 12: Create System Recovery Media

    You will require the following to create the system recovery media: • Dell DataSafe Local Backup • USB key with a minimum capacity of 8 GB or DVD-R/DVD+R/Blu-ray Disc NOTE: Dell DataSafe Local Backup does not support rewritable discs. ™...

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    Ensure that the AC adapter is connected (see “Connect the AC Adapter” on page Insert the disc or USB key in the computer. Click Start → Programs→ Dell DataSafe Local Backup. Click Create Recovery Media. Follow the instructions on the screen.

  • Page 14: Install The Sim Card (optional)

    Install the SIM Card (Optional) NOTE: Installing a SIM card is not required if you are using an EVDO card to access the Internet. Installing a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card on your computer allows you to connect to the Internet.

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    SIM card SIM card slot battery bay...

  • Page 16: Enable Or Disable Wireless (optional)

    Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Enable or Disable Wireless (Optional) Press the key or press the <Fn><F2> keys on the keyboard to enable or disable wireless. The wireless on or off icons appear on the screen to indicate the status.

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    Setting Up Your Studio Laptop...

  • Page 18: Connect To The Internet (optional)

    Internet Service Provider (ISP). If an external USB modem or WLAN adapter is not a part of your original order, you can purchase one at Setting Up a Wired Connection • If you are using a dial-up connection,...

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    Setting Up a Wireless Connection NOTE: To set up your wireless router, see the documentation that shipped with your router. Before you can use your wireless Internet connection, you need to connect to your wireless router. To setup your connection to a wireless router: Windows ®...

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    Setting Up Your Internet Connection ISPs and ISP offerings vary by country. Contact your ISP for offerings available in your country. If you cannot connect to the Internet but have successfully connected in the past, the Internet Service Provider (ISP) might have a service outage.

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    Windows Vista Save and close any open files, and exit any open programs. Click → Control Panel. Start network, and then In the search box, type click Network and Sharing Center→ Set up a connection or network→ Connect to the Internet.

  • Page 22: Using Your Studio Laptop

    Using Your Studio Laptop This section provides information about the features available on your Studio 1745/1747/1749 laptop. Right Side Features...

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    IEEE 1394a connector — Connects to high-speed serial multimedia devices, such as digital video cameras. 2 8-in-1 Media Card Reader — Provides a fast and convenient way to view and share digital photos, music, videos, and documents stored on the following digital memory cards: •...

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    4 Optical drive — Plays or records CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs (optional). Ensure that you insert the disc with the printed side facing upwards. CAUTION: Do not use non-standard size or shape discs (including mini-CDs and mini-DVDs) or you will damage the drive. Place the disc in the center of the disc slot, with the label facing upwards and gently push the disc into the slot.

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    AC adapter connector — Connects to the AC adapter to power the computer and charge the battery. Power button and light — Turns the computer on or off when pressed. The light in the button indicates the following power states: •...

  • Page 26: Left Side Features

    Using Your Studio Laptop Left Side Features...

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    1 Security cable slot — Attaches a commercially available security cable to the computer. NOTE: Before you buy a security cable, ensure that it fits into the security cable slot on your computer. Network connector — Connects your computer to a network or a broadband device if you are using a wired network.

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    eSATA/USB combo connector with USB PowerShare — Connects to eSATA compatible storage devices (such as external hard drives or optical drives) or USB devices (such as a mouse, keyboard, printer, external drive, or MP3 player). The USB PowerShare feature allows you to charge USB devices when the computer is powered on/off or in sleep state.

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    ExpressCard slot — Provides support for additional memory, wired and wireless communications, multimedia, and security features. The slot supports 34 mm ExpressCards. NOTE: The ExpressCard slot is designed only for ExpressCards. It does NOT support PC cards. NOTE: Your computer ships with a plastic blank installed in the ExpressCard slot. Blanks protect unused slots from dust and other particles.

  • Page 30: Computer Base And Keyboard Features

    Using Your Studio Laptop Computer Base and Keyboard Features...

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    For more information about the keyboard, see the Dell Technology Guide . 2 Touch pad buttons — Provide left-click and right-click functions like those on a mouse. 3 Touch pad — Provides the functionality of a mouse to move the cursor, drag or move selected items, and left-click by tapping the surface.

  • Page 32: Touch Pad Gestures

    Touch Pad Gestures NOTE: Some of the touch pad gestures may be disabled by default. To change the touch pad gestures settings, double-click the Synaptics Pointing Device icon in the notification area of your desktop. Two-Finger Gestures Scroll — Allows you to scroll through content. The scroll feature includes: Auto Scroll Vertical —...

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    To zoom out: Move two fingers close together to reduce the view of the active window. Rotate — Allows you to rotate the active content on the screen. The rotate feature includes: Twist — Allows you to rotate active content using two fingers where one finger is anchored and the other rotates.

  • Page 34: Multimedia Controls

    Multimedia Controls The multimedia controls can be accessed using the multimedia control keys on the keyboard or the touch-sensitive multimedia controls located above the keyboard. Multimedia Control Keys You can configure the multimedia control keys on the keyboard using the System Setup (BIOS) Utility or the Windows Mobility Center.

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    Multimedia Control Keys Touch-Sensitive Multimedia Controls Launch Windows Mobility Center Mute the sound Decrease the volume level Increase the volume level Play the previous track or chapter Play or pause Play the next track or chapter Eject the disc...

  • Page 36: Display Features

    Using Your Studio Laptop Display Features The display panel holds a camera and accompanying dual microphones.

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    5 Display — Your display can vary based on selections you made when purchasing your computer. For more information about displays, see the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or at

  • Page 38: Using The Touch Screen (optional)

    The touch screen feature on your laptop converts your computer into an interactive display. Dell Touch Zone To launch the Dell Touch Zone software click → All Programs→ Dell→ Dell Touch Start Zone. You can access the following features in the Dell Touch Zone software: •...

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    • Internet Explorer — Browse the Internet using multi-touch technology. Touch a link you want to follow or download. • Help — Use the Help feature for more information on how to use the touch screen. A video highlighting the features of the touch screen launches the first time your computer starts up.

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    Touch Screen Gestures (Optional) NOTE: Some of these gestures may not work outside the Dell Touch Zone software. Zoom Allows you to increase or decrease the magnification of the screen content. Pinch — Allows you to zoom-in or zoom-out by moving two fingers apart or bringing them closer together on the screen.

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    Scroll Allows you to scroll through content. The scroll features include: Pan — Allows you to move the focus on the selected object when the entire object is not visible. Move two fingers in the desired direction to pan scroll the selected object. Scroll Vertical —...

  • Page 42: Removing And Replacing The Battery

    Removing and Replacing the Battery battery battery bay battery release latch...

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    WARNING: 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. WARNING: Before removing the battery, shut down the computer, and remove external cables (including the AC adapter).

  • Page 44: Software Features

    Software Features NOTE: For more information about the features described in this section, see the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or at FastAccess Facial Recognition Your computer may have the FastAccess facial recognition feature. This feature helps keep...

  • Page 45: Dell Datasafe Online Backup

    TVs, projectors, and home theater equipment. Dell DataSafe Online Backup NOTE: Dell DataSafe Online may not be available in all regions. NOTE: A broadband connection is recommended for fast upload/download speeds.

  • Page 46: Dell Dock

    Dell Dock The Dell Dock is a group of icons that provides easy access to frequently-used applications, files, and folders. You can personalize the Dock by: • Adding or removing icons • Grouping related icons into categories Add a Category Right-click the Dock, click The Add/Edit Category window appears.

  • Page 47: Free Fall Sensor

    Using Your Studio Laptop Free Fall Sensor Free fall sensor protects your computer hard drive from possible damage, by detecting a free fall state caused by accidentally dropping the computer. When a free fall state is detected, the hard drive is placed in a safe state to protect against damage to the read/write head and possible data loss.

  • Page 48: Solving Problems

    If you cannot solve your problem using the following guidelines, see “Using Support Tools” on page 55 or “Contacting Dell” on page 77. WARNING: Only trained service personnel should remove the computer cover. See the Service Manual at for advanced...

  • Page 49: Touch Screen Calibration

    If the touch screen starts losing its sensitivity — • Calibrate the touch screen (see “Touch Screen Calibration” on page 47) • The touch screen may have foreign particles (such as sticky notes) that are blocking the touch sensors. To remove these particles: Turn off the computer.

  • Page 50: Beep Codes

    This series of beeps, called a beep code, identifies a problem. If this occurs, write down the beep code and contact Dell (see “Contacting Dell” on page 77). NOTE: To replace parts, see the Service Manual at

  • Page 51: Network Problems

    Network Problems Wireless Connections If the wireless network connection is lost — The wireless router is offline or wireless has been disabled on the computer. • Check your wireless router to ensure it is powered on and connected to your data source (cable modem or network hub).

  • Page 52: Power Problems

    – Orange (right) — A good connection exists between a1000-Mbps network and the computer. – Blinking yellow (left) — A network traffic exists. – Off — The computer is not detecting a physical connection to the network. NOTE: The link integrity light on the network connector is only for the wired network connection.

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    Press the power button until the computer turns off and then turn it back on. • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see “Contacting Dell” on page 77). If the power light is blinking white — The computer is in standby state or the display may not be responding.

  • Page 54: Memory Problems

    Reseat the memory module(s) into the connector(s) (see the Service Manual at for instructions). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see “Contacting Dell” on page 77). If you experience other memory problems — • Run the Dell Diagnostics (see “Dell Diagnostics”...

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    If the computer stops responding or a solid blue screen appears — CAUTION: You might lose data if you are unable to perform an operating system shutdown. If you are unable to get a response by pressing a key on your keyboard or moving your mouse, press the power button for at least 8 to 10 seconds until the computer turns off and then restart your computer.

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    If you have other software problems — • Back up your files immediately. • Use a virus-scanning program to check the hard drive or CDs. • Save and close any open files or programs and shut down your computer through the menu.

  • Page 57: Using Support Tools

    To launch the application, click the taskbar. The Dell Support Center home page displays your computer’s model number, service tag, express service code, and service contact information. The home page also provides links to access:...

  • Page 58: My Dell Downloads

    Some of the software pre-installed on your new computer do not include a backup CD or DVD. This software is available at My Dell Downloads. From this website you can download available software for reinstallation or create your own backup media.

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    “Contacting Dell” on page 77). Hard-disk drive read failure — Possible hard-disk drive failure during HDD boot test. Contact Dell (see “Contacting Dell” on page 77). Keyboard failure — Keyboard failure or loose cable. To replace the keyboard, see the Service Manual at

  • Page 60: Hardware Troubleshooter

    A parameter out of range may or may not indicate a potential hard drive problem — S.M.A.R.T error, possible hard drive failure. Contact Dell (see “Contacting Dell” on page 77). Hardware Troubleshooter If a device is either not detected during...

  • Page 61: Dell Diagnostics

    Start the Dell Diagnostics from your hard drive or from the Drivers and Utilities disc. Starting Dell Diagnostics From Your Hard Drive The Dell Diagnostics is located on a hidden diagnostic utility partition on your hard drive.

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    Press any key to go to the Option window. If PSA is not invoked: Press any key to start the Dell Diagnostics from the diagnostics utility partition on your hard drive and to go to the Choose An Option window.

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    Dell. When the tests are complete, close the test screen to return to the Choose An Option window. To exit the Dell Diagnostics and to restart the computer, click Exit. Starting Dell Diagnostics From the Drivers and Utilities Disc NOTE: The Drivers and Utilities disc may not ship with your computer.

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    The Service Tag helps you identify your computer when you contact Dell. When the tests are complete, close the test screen to return to the Choose An Option window. To exit the Dell Diagnostics and restart the computer, click Exit. Remove the Drivers and Utilities disc.

  • Page 65: Restoring Your Operating System

    You can restore the operating system on your computer using any of the following options: CAUTION: Using Dell Factory Image Restore or the Operating System disc permanently deletes all data files on your computer. If possible, backup your data files before using these options.

  • Page 66: System Restore

    System Restore The Windows operating systems provide a System Restore option which allows you to return your computer to an earlier operating state (without affecting data files) if changes to the hardware, software, or other system settings have left the computer in an undesirable operating state.

  • Page 67: Dell Datasafe Local Backup

    Dell DataSafe Local Backup. NOTE: Dell DataSafe Local Backup may not be available in all regions. NOTE: If Dell DataSafe Local Backup is not available on your computer, use Dell Factory Image Restore (see “Dell Factory...

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    You can use Dell DataSafe Local Backup to restore your hard drive to the operating state it was in when you purchased your computer, while preserving the data files. Dell DataSafe Local Backup allows you to: • Backup and restore your computer to an earlier operating state •...

  • Page 69: System Recovery Media

    Backup and restore your computer based on file types • Backup files to a local storage device • Schedule automated backups To upgrade to Dell DataSafe Local Backup Professional: Double-click the Dell DataSafe Local Backup icon on the taskbar. Click...

  • Page 70: Dell Factory Image Restore

    If possible, back up the data before using this option. Use Dell Factory Image Restore only if System Restore did not resolve your operating system problem.

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    Data files include documents, spreadsheets, e-mail messages, digital photos, music files, and so on. If possible, back up all data before using Dell Factory Image Restore. Starting Dell Factory Image Restore Turn on the computer.

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    Click Dell Factory Image Restore. The Dell Factory Image Restore welcome screen appears. NOTE: Depending upon your configuration, you may need to select Dell Factory Tools, then Dell Factory Image Restore. Click Next. The Confirm Data Deletion screen appears. NOTE: If you do not want to proceed with Dell Factory Image Restore, click Cancel.

  • Page 73: Getting Help

    Dell Support ( for help with installation and troubleshooting procedures. See “Online Services” on page 73 for a more extensive list of Dell Support online. If the preceding steps have not resolved the problem, see “Before You Call” on page 76.

  • Page 74: Technical Support And Customer

    DellConnect DellConnect is a simple online access tool that ™ allows a Dell service and support associate to access your computer through a broadband connection, diagnose your problem, and repair it all under your supervision. For more information, go to

  • Page 75: Online Services

    Online Services You can learn about Dell products and services on the following websites: • • (Asian/Pacific countries only) • (Japan only) • (Europe only) • (Latin American and Caribbean countries) • (Canada only)

  • Page 76: Automated Order-status Service

    Automated Order-Status Service To check on the status of any Dell products that you have ordered, you can go to, or you can call the automated order-status service. A recording prompts you for the information needed to locate and report on your order.

  • Page 77: Returning Items For Repair Under Warranty Or For Credit

    Under Warranty or for Credit Prepare all items being returned, whether for repair or credit, as follows: NOTE: Before you return the product to Dell, make sure to back up any data on the hard drive and on any other storage device in the product.

  • Page 78: Before You Call

    Remember to fill out the following Diagnostics Checklist. If possible, turn on your computer before you call Dell for assistance and call from a telephone at or near the computer. You may be asked to type some commands at the keyboard,...

  • Page 79: Contacting Dell

    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: Visit

  • Page 80: Resources

    See: “System Recovery Media” on page 67 “Dell Diagnostics” on page 59 “My Dell Downloads” on page 56 ® the Service Manual at NOTE: In some countries, opening and replacing parts of your computer may void your warranty.

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    Regulatory Compliance Homepage at the bottom of your computer the Dell Support Center. To launch the Dell Support Center, click the taskbar icon in the...

  • Page 82: Specifications

    NOTE: Offerings may vary by region. For more information regarding the configuration of your computer, click Start → Help and Support and select the option to view information about your computer. Computer Model Dell Studio 1745/1747/1749 Computer Information System Mobile Intel Express GM45 chipset...

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    Computer Model Studio 1745 Processor Processor type Intel ® Intel Pentium Dual-Core Intel Core L1 cache 64 KB (32 KB for each core) L2 cache 2 MB or 3 MB or 6 MB (Intel Core2 Duo) 1 MB (Intel Celeron and Intel Pentium Dual-Core) L3 cache...

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    Computer Model Studio 1745 Video LCD interface Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) TV support HDMI 1.3 Discrete Video type integrated on system board Video controller ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570/4650 Video memory DDR3 512 MB/1 GB Studio 1747 Studio 1749 LVDS LVDS HDMI 1.3...

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    Computer Model Studio 1745 Video type integrated on system board Video controller Mobile Intel GMA 4500MHD Video memory up to 358 MB of shared memory Studio 1747 Studio 1749 integrated on system board Intel GMA HD up to 1.7 GB of shared memory...

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    DDR3 (Studio 1747) Minimum memory 1 GB configuration Maximum memory 8 GB configuration NOTE: For instructions on upgrading memory, see the Service Manual at ExpressCard ExpressCard Intel ICH9M (Studio controller 1745) Mobile Intel 5 Series Express chipset PM55 (Studio 1747)

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    Connectors Audio one microphone-in connector, two stereo headphones/speakers connectors IEEE 1394a one 4-pin mini, non-powered connector Mini-Card one Type IIIA full Mini-Card slot, two half-size Mini-Card slots HDMI connector one 19-pin connector Network adapter one RJ45 connector two four-pin USB 2.0-compliant connectors Connectors Video...

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    Audio Audio type JBL 2.1 channel with SRS enhanced audio Audio controller IDT 92HD73C Stereo 24-bit (analog-to-digital conversion and digital-to-analog) Internal Intel High Definition audio Interface Speaker two 1.5 watt main speakers and one 3.0 watt subwoofer, for a total system power of 6.0 watt Volume controls program menus and media...

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    90% CG) Vertical HD+: 15/30 (H/L) FHD: 50/50 (both 72% and 90% CG) Pixel pitch HD+: 0.24 x 0.24 mm FHD: 0.20 x 0.20 mm Controls brightness can be controlled through keyboard shortcuts (see the Dell Technology Guide for more information).

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    Keyboard (Backlit) Number of keys 102 (U.S. and Canada); 103 (Europe); 106 (Japan); 105 (Brazil) Layout QWERTY/AZERTY/Kanji Touch Pad X/Y position 240 cpi resolution (graphics table mode) Size: Width 100 mm (3.9 inches) sensor active area Height 56 mm (2.2 inches) rectangle Battery Types and dimensions:...

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    Battery Operating time varies depending on operating conditions and can be significantly reduced under certain power-intensive conditions. See the Dell Technology Guide for more information. Life span 300 discharge/charge (approximate) cycles Temperature range: Operating 0° to 35°C (32°...

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    AC Adapter NOTE: Use only AC adapters specified for use with your computer. See the safety information that shipped with your computer. Input voltage 100–240 VAC Input current 2.50 A (maximum) Input frequency 50–60 Hz Output power 65 W, 90 W, or 130 W Output current 65 W 3.34 A (continuous)

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    AC Adapter 90 W (D-Series) Height 34.2 mm (1.3 inches) Width 60.8 mm (2.3 inches) Depth 153.4 mm (6.0 inches) Weight (with up to 0.70 kg (1.54 lb) cables) 65 W (Auto Air Adapter) Height 15 mm (0.5 inches) Width 66 mm (2.6 inches) Depth 127 mm (5.0 inches)

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    Non-Operating 1.30 GRMS Computer Environment Maximum shock (for operating — measured with Dell Diagnostics running on the hard drive and a 2-ms half-sine pulse; for non-operating — measured with the hard drive in head-parked position and a 2-ms half-sine pulse):...

  • Page 95: Appendix

    Appendix Macrovision Product Notice This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation.

  • Page 96: Information For Nom, Or Official Mexican Standard (only For Mexico)

    The following information is provided in the device(s) described in this document in accordance with the requirements of the Official Mexican Standard (NOM): Importer: Dell México S.A. de C.V. Paseo de la Reforma 2620 - 11° Col. Lomas Altas 11950 México, D.F.

  • Page 97: Index

    Internet 16 Contacting Dell online 77 customer service 72 damage, avoiding 5 DellConnect 72 Dell Diagnostics 59 Dell Factory Image Restore 68 Dell Support Center 55 Dell Touch Zone 36 Diagnostic Checklist 76 DisplayPort connector 25 drivers and downloads 79...

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    gestures touch pad 30 touch screen 38 hardware problems diagnosing 58 Hardware Troubleshooter 58 help getting assistance and support 71 Internet connection 16 Internet Service Provider 16 memory problems solving 52 network connection fixing 49 power problems, solving 50 power strips, using 6 problems, solving 46 products information and purchasing 74...

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    setup, before you begin 5 shipping products for return or repair 75 SIM 12 software features 42 software problems 52 solving problems 46 specifications 80 support email addresses 73 support sites worldwide 73 System Messages 56 system reinstall options 63 USB PowerShare 26 ventilation, ensuring 5 warranty returns 75...

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