About Your Computer
Connect the Network Cable
To use a wired network connection, plug in the
Press the Power Button
If you selected Windows Vista operating
system while ordering, your Dell computer is
preconfigured with Windows Vista. To set up
Windows Vista for the first time, follow the
instructions on the screen. These steps are
mandatory and may take up to 15 minutes to
complete. The screens will take you through
several procedures including accepting license
agreements, setting preferences and setting up
an Internet connection.
NOTICE: Do not interrupt the operating
system's setup process. Doing so may
render your computer unusable.
Connect to the Internet (Optional)
NOTE: ISPs (Internet Service Providers) and
ISP offerings vary by country.
NOTE: The instructions in this section are
applicable for Windows only.