Dell Inspiron 0R891KA01 Setup Manual

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  • Page 3 INSPIRON ™ SETUP GUIDE Model PP19S...
  • Page 4 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, Inspiron , YOURS IS HERE , and DellConnect are trademarks of Dell Inc.;...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Hardware Troubleshooter ....34 Dell Diagnostics ..... . 35...
  • Page 6 Before You Call......48 Contacting Dell......49 Finding More Information and Resources .
  • Page 7: Setting Up Your Inspiron ™ 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, while it is powered on. Restricting the airflow can damage the computer or cause a fire.
  • 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...
  • Page 9: Connect The Network Cable (Optional)

    Setting Up Your Inspiron™ 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 Inspiron™ Laptop Press the Power Button...
  • Page 11: Enable Or Disable Wireless (Optional)

    Enable or Disable Wireless (Optional) To enable wireless: Turn on your computer. Double-click the icon on the system tray or press <F2>. The Wireless Enable/Disable dialog box appears. Select the option(s) you want to enable: – Enable Bluetooth – Enable Wireless LAN/WiMax –...
  • Page 12: Ubuntu ® Setup

    Ubuntu Setup ® Your Dell computer is preconfigured with the Ubuntu operating system if you requested for Ubuntu while ordering your computer. See the Ubuntu Quick Start Guide that shipped with your computer for more operating system specific information. Microsoft Windows ®...
  • Page 13 Setting Up a Wireless Connection Before you can use your wireless Internet connection, you need to connect to your wireless router. To set up your connection to a wireless router: Ensure that wireless is enabled on your computer (see “Enable or Disable Wireless” on page 9).
  • Page 14 Under Network and Internet, click Connect to the Internet. The Connect to the Internet window appears. Click either Broadband (PPPoE) or Dial-up, depending on how you want to connect: Choose Broadband if you will use a DSL, satellite modem, cable TV modem, or Bluetooth wireless technology ®...
  • Page 15: Set Up The Tv Tuner

    – If you have already obtained the setup information from your ISP but did not receive a setup CD, click Set up my connection manually. – If you have a CD, click Use the CD I got from an ISP. Click Next.
  • Page 16: Using Your Inspiron ™ Laptop

    Using Your Inspiron Your Inspiron Mini 10 has indicators and buttons that provide information and enable you to perform common tasks. The connectors on your computer provide the option of attaching additional devices. Right Side Features Laptop ™...
  • Page 17 Audio out/Headphone connector – Connects to a pair of headphones, or sends audio to a powered speaker or sound system. Audio in/Microphone connector – Connects to a microphone or input signal for use with audio programs. HDMI connector – Connects to a TV for both 5.1 audio and video signals.
  • Page 18: Left Side Features

    Using Your Inspiron™ Laptop Left Side Features...
  • Page 19 1 Security cable slot – Attaches 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. AC adapter connector – Connects to the AC adapter to power on the computer and charge the battery.
  • Page 20: Computer Base And Keyboard

    Using Your Inspiron™ Laptop Computer Base and Keyboard Features...
  • Page 21 1 Power/Battery indicator light – Turns on steadily or blinks to indicate battery charge status. The light indicates the following states while charging or using the computer with: an AC adapter • Solid white: The computer is on and the battery is charging. •...
  • Page 22: Touch Pad Gestures

    Touch Pad Gestures Scroll Allows you to scroll through content. The scroll feature includes: 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.
  • Page 23 Zoom Allows you to increase or decrease the magnification of the screen content. The zoom feature includes: Pinch – Allows you to zoom in or zoom out by moving two fingers apart or bringing them closer together on the touch pad. To zoom in : Move two fingers apart to enlarge the view of the active window.
  • Page 24: Setting The Touch Pad Sensitivity

    Setting the Touch Pad Sensitivity The palm tracking feature allows you to set the touch pad sensitivity, and is useful in preventing unwanted pointer movement while typing. To set the touch pad sensitivity: → Control Panel→ Mouse Click Start and select the Elantech tab. Click Options...
  • Page 25: Display Features

    3 Camera – Built-in camera for video capture, conferencing, and chat. 4 Display – Your display can vary based on selections you made when purchasing your computer. For more information about displays, see the Dell Technology Guide.
  • Page 26: Removing And Replacing The Battery

    Removing and Replacing the Battery 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 27: 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 on the Dell Support website at Productivity and Communication You can use your computer to create...
  • Page 28 Windows XP Right-click an open area of the desktop to access the display properties window. Click Properties, to open the Display Properties window and learn more about your customization options. Customizing Your Energy Settings You can use the power options in your operating system to configure the power settings on your computer.
  • Page 29: Solving Problems

    Solving Problems WARNING: Only trained service personnel should remove the computer cover. See the Service Manual on the Dell Support website at for advanced service instructions. Network Problems Wireless Connections If the wireless network connection is lost The wireless router is offline or wireless has been disabled on the computer.
  • Page 30: Power Problems

    The link integrity light on the integrated network connector lets you verify that your connection is working and provides information on the status: • Green — A good connection exists between a 10-Mbps network and the computer. • Orange — A good connection exists between a 100-Mbps network and the computer.
  • Page 31: Memory Problems

    • See the software documentation for minimum memory requirements. If necessary, install additional memory (See the Service Manual on the Dell Support website at If you experience other memory problems — • Check if the memory module is compatible with your computer.
  • Page 32: Lockups And Software Problems

    Lockups and Software Problems If the computer does not start up — Ensure that the power cable is firmly connected to the computer and to the electrical outlet. If a program stops responding — End the program: Press <Ctrl><Shift><Esc> simultaneously. Click Applications.
  • Page 33 – Verify that the device drivers do not conflict with the program. – If necessary, uninstall and then reinstall the program, Dell Support Center. – Write down any error message that is displayed to help in troubleshooting when Contacting Dell.
  • Page 34: Using Support Tools

    About Your System (System Documentation, Warranty Information, System Information, Upgrades & Accessories) The top of the Dell Support Center home page displays your computer’s model number along with its service tag and express service code. For more information about the Dell Support...
  • Page 35: System Messages

    RTC battery low. Replace the battery. (See the Dell Technology Guide on your hard disk or the Dell Support website at com or see “Contacting Dell” on page 49 for assistance). Hard-disk (HDD) drive failure — Possible hard disk drive failure during POST (see “Contacting...
  • Page 36: Hardware Troubleshooter

    Dell Support website at No timer tick interrupt — A chip on the system board might be malfunctioning or motherboard failure (see “Contacting Dell” on page 49 for assistance). USB over current error — Disconnect the USB device. Your USB device needs more power for it to function properly.
  • Page 37: Dell Diagnostics

    “Lockups and Software Problems” on page 30 and run the Dell Diagnostics before you contact Dell (see “Contacting Dell” on page 49) for technical assistance. It is recommended that you print these procedures before you begin.
  • Page 38 Press any key to start the Dell Diagnostics from the diagnostics utility partition on your hard drive. Starting Dell Diagnostics From the Drivers and Utilities Media NOTE: Your computer may or may not have an optical drive. Use an external optical drive or any external storage device for the procedures that involves media.
  • Page 39: Restoring Your Operating System

    This procedure permanently deletes all data on the hard drive and removes any programs installed after you received the computer. Use Dell Factory Image Restore only if System Restore did not resolve your operating system problem.
  • Page 40 NOTE: The procedures in this document were written for the Windows default view, so they may not apply if you set your Dell computer to the Windows Classic view. Starting System Restore in Windows Vista Click Start In the Start Search box, type System Restore and press <Enter>.
  • Page 41: Using Dell ™ Pc Restore In

    Dell Factory Image Restore may not be available in certain countries or on certain computers. Use Dell PC Restore only as the last method to restore your operating system. These options restore your hard drive to the operating state it was in when you purchased the computer.
  • Page 42 PC Restore. Using PC Restore: Turn on the computer. During the boot process, a blue bar with appears at the top of the screen. Immediately upon seeing the blue bar, press <Ctrl><F11>. If you do not press <Ctrl><F11> in time, let the computer finish starting, and then restart the computer again.
  • Page 43: Dell Factory Image Restore

    NOTE: Dell Factory Image Restore may not be available in certain countries or on certain computers. Use Dell Factory Image Restore only as the last method to restore your operating system. These options restore your hard drive to the operating state it was in when you purchased the computer.
  • Page 44: Operating System Reinstallation

    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 Factory Image Restore, click Cancel.
  • Page 45 NOTE: The Dell Drivers and Utilities media contains drivers that were installed during the assembly of the computer. Use the Dell Drivers and Utilities media to load any required drivers. Depending on the region from which you ordered your computer,...
  • Page 46: Getting Help

    Dell Support ( for help with installation and troubleshooting procedures. See “Online Services” on page 45 for a more extensive list of Dell Support online. If the preceding steps have not resolved the problem, see “Before You Call” on page 48 and then “Contacting Dell”...
  • Page 47: Technical Support And Customer

    To contact Dell’s support service, see “Before You Call” on page 48 and then see the contact information for your region or go to DellConnect ™ DellConnect is a simple online access tool that...
  • Page 48: Automated Order-Status Service

    Log in as user: anonymous, and use your e-mail address as your password. 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.
  • Page 49: Returning Items For Repair Under Warranty Or For Credit

    Warranty or for Credit Prepare all items being returned, whether for repair or credit, as follows: Call Dell to obtain a Return Material Authorization Number, and write it clearly and prominently on the outside of the box. NOTE: For the telephone number to call for your region, see “Contacting Dell”...
  • Page 50: Before You Call

    Remember to fill out the following Diagnostic 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 51: 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 52: Finding More Information And Resources

    ™ at the Dell Technology Guide installed on your hard drive. the Service Manual on the Dell Support website at NOTE: In some countries, opening and replacing parts of your computer may void your warranty. Check your warranty and return policies before working inside your computer.
  • Page 53 Regulatory information, Ergonomics information, and End User License Agreement. find your Service tag/Express Service Code— You must use the service tag to identify your computer on or to contact technical support. find drivers and downloads. access technical support and product help.
  • Page 54: Specifications

    Specifications System Model Dell Inspiron Mini 10 ™ ™ This section provides information that you may need when setting up, updating drivers for, and upgrading your computer. NOTE: Offerings may vary by region. For more information regarding the configuration of your computer, click Start→...
  • Page 55 Computer Information System Chipset Intel LPIA (Low Power Intel Architecture) Poulsbo US15W Data bus width 64 bits DRAM bus width single channel 64-bit buses Processor address 32 bits bus width Flash EEPROM 1 MB Internal Storage 2.5 inches HDD SATA, 2.5 inches HDD SSD TV tuner internal TV tuner...
  • Page 56 Video video controller Intel LPIA Poulsbo video memory 8 MB system memory (shared) LCD interface LVDS Audio Audio type 2 channel High Definition Audio with optional SRS Premium Sound™ Audio controller ALC269 Stereo conversion 24-bit (analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog) Audio Internal Interface Intel High Definition Audio External Interface...
  • Page 57 Connectors Audio microphone connector, one stereo headphone/ speakers connector, digital MIC with camera module (optional) Mini-Card two full size Mini Card slots and one half size Mini Card slot, the half size slot supports dual interface and the full size slots support USB only Network RJ45 port...
  • Page 58 0.2175 x 0.2175 mm WSVGA AG 0.16305 x 0.16305 mm HD AG Controls brightness can be controlled through keyboard shortcuts (see the Dell Technology Guide for more information). Keyboard Number of keys 82 (U.S. and Canada); 83 (Europe); 86 (Japan); 82 (Korea)
  • Page 59 Camera Pixel 1.3 megapixel Video resolution 320 x 240 ~1280 x 1024 (640 x 480 at 30 fps) Diagonal viewing 66° angle Touch pad X/Y position 240 cpi resolution (graphics table mode) Size: Width 78.5 mm (3.09 inches) sensor-active area Height 38 mm (1.49 inches) rectangle...
  • Page 60 AC Adapter 30 W (PI): Height 70.0 mm (2.76 inches) Width 36.0 mm (1.42 inches) Depth 78.0 mm (3.07 inches) Weight (with cables) 0.156 kg (0.34 lb) Physical Height 25.3 mm to 28.0 mm (0.99 inches to 1.10 inches) Width 261 mm (10.27 inches) Depth 182.5 mm (7.18 inches)
  • Page 61 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 hard drive in head-parked position and a 2 ms half-sine pulse): Operating 110 GRMS...
  • Page 62: Index

    45 customizing your energy settings 26 damage, avoiding 5 data, backing up 26 DellConnect 45 Dell Factory Image Restore 37 Dell Support Center 32 Dell support website 51 Dell Technology Guide for further information 50 Diagnostic Checklist 48...
  • Page 63 e-mail addresses for technical support 46 energy conserving 26 expansion bus 53 finding more information 50 FTP login, anonymous 46 hardware problems diagnosing 34 Hardware Troubleshooter 34 help getting assistance and support 44 Internet connection 10 Internet Service Provider 10 memory problems solving 29 memory support 52...
  • Page 64 power problems, solving 28 power strips, using 6 problems, solving 27 processor 52 products information and purchasing 46 reinstalling Windows 37 resources, finding more 50 restoring factory image 41 setup, before you begin 5 shipping products for return or repair 47 software features 25 software problems 30 solving problems 27...
  • Page 65 Windows Vista ® Program Compatibility Wizard 30 reinstalling 43 setup 10 Windows XP 31 wired network network cable, connecting 7 wireless network connection 27...
  • Page 68 Printed in China. Printed on recycled paper. | 0R891KA01...

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