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Contents CAUTION: Safety Instructions General ............Power .
Modem and Internet Connection Problems E-Mail Problems Transferring Information to a New Computer Setting Up a Printer Printer Cable Connecting a Parallel Printer Connecting a USB Printer Printer Problems Setting Up the Docking Device to Connect to a Network Power Protection Devices Surge Protectors Line Conditioners Uninterruptible Power Supplies...
If the Device Screw Is Not Installed If the Device Screw Is Installed Removing and Installing Devices While the Computer Is Running 58 If the Device Screw Is Not Installed If the Device Screw Is Installed 4 Using the Keyboard and Touch Pad Numeric Keypad .
Sound and Speaker Problems If you have a problem with integrated speakers If you have a problem with external speakers Copying CDs ......Using Easy CD Creator Basic Using Blank CD-R Discs or Blank CD-RW Discs Helpful Tips...
If the display is difficult to read If only part of the display is readable Scanner Problems ......Drive Problems .
CAUTION: Safety Instructions Use the following safety guidelines to help ensure your own personal safety and to help protect your computer and working environment from potential damage. General • Do not attempt to service the computer yourself unless you are a trained service technician.
Power • Use only the Dell-provided AC adapter approved for use with this computer. Use of another AC adapter may cause a fire or explosion. • Before you connect the computer to an electrical outlet, check the AC adapter voltage rating to ensure that the required voltage and frequency match the available power source.
• Certain Federal Aviation Administration regulations and/or airline-specific restrictions may apply to the operation of your Dell computer while you are on board an aircraft. For example, such regulations/restrictions may prohibit the use of any personal electronic device (PED) that has the capacity for intentional transmission of radio frequency or other electromagnetic signals while on an aircraft.
When Using Your Computer Observe the following safe-handling guidelines to prevent damage to your computer: • When setting up the computer for work, place it on a level surface. • When traveling, do not check the computer as baggage. You can put your computer through an X-ray security machine, but never put your computer through a metal detector.
Computer Gets Wet" on page 105 or "If You Drop or Damage Your Computer" on page 106. If, after following these procedures, you confirm that your computer is not operating properly, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 139 for the appropriate contact information).
When Using Your Computer (continued) Ground yourself by touching the unpainted metal surface of the I/O panel on the back of the computer. While you work, periodically touch the I/O panel to dissipate any static electricity that might harm internal components. Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge Static electricity can harm electronic components inside your computer.
Front View keyboard status lights mute button volume control buttons touch pad buttons D I S P L A Y file. To access the help file, see "Accessing Help" on page 98. P O W E R B U T T O N power management mode.
D E V I C E S T A T U S L I G H T S Turns on when you turn on the computer and blinks when the computer is in a power management mode. Turns on when the computer reads or writes data. NOTICE: To avoid loss of data, never turn off the computer while light is flashing.
K E Y B O A R D — The keyboard includes a numeric keypad as well as the Windows logo key . For information on supported keyboard shortcuts, see "Using the Keyboard and Touch Pad" on page 63. T O U C H P A D —...
CAUTION: Do not block, push objects into, or allow dust to accumulate in the air vents. Do not store your Dell™ computer in a low-airflow environment, such as a closed briefcase, while it is running.
see the Tell Me How help file. To access the help file, see"Accessing Help" on page 98. S M A R T C A R D S L O T Tell Me How help file. To access the help file, see "Accessing Help" on page 98. I N F R A R E D S E N S O R infrared-compatible device without using cable connections.
Right Side View security cable slot module bay device latch release S E C U R I T Y C A B L E S L O T — Lets you attach a commercially available antitheft device to the computer. For more information, see the instructions included with the device.
Back View A To u r o f Yo u r C o m p u t e r — You can install devices such as an optical drive or a Dell — Releases the module bay device. See "About the NOTICE: To avoid damaging the computer, wait 5 seconds after turning off the computer before you disconnect an external device.
modem connector (RJ-11) (optional) S-video TV-out connector USB connectors (2) U S B C O N N E C T O R S Connect USB devices, such as a mouse, keyboard, or printer. You can also connect the optional floppy drive directly to a USB connector using the optional floppy drive cable.
M O D E M C O N N E C T O R N E T W O R K C O N N E C T O R P A R A L L E L C O N N E C T O R V I D E O C O N N E C T O R A To u r o f Yo u r C o m p u t e r V I D E O...
S E R I A L C O N N E C T O R Connects serial devices, such as a mouse or handheld device. A D A P T E R C O N N E C T O R —...
NOTE: The computer turns on the fan when the computer gets hot. Fan noise is normal and does not indicate a problem with the fan or the computer. Bottom View memory module cover hard drive Mini PCI card cover M E M O R Y M O D U L E C O V E R memory module(s).
B A T T E R Y C H A R G E G A U G E — Provides information on the battery charge. See "Using a Battery" on page 46. B A T T E R Y — When a battery is installed, you can use the computer without connecting the computer to an electrical outlet.
S E C T I O N 2 S e t t i n g U p Yo u r C o m p u t e r Connecting to the Internet Modem and Internet Connection Problems E-Mail Problems Transferring Information to a New Computer Setting Up a Printer Printer Problems Setting Up the Docking Device to Connect to a Network...
Connecting to the Internet To connect to the Internet, you need a modem or network connection and NOTE: ISPs and ISP offerings vary by country. an Internet service provider (ISP), such as AOL or MSN. Your ISP will offer one or more of the following Internet connection options: If you are using a dial-up connection, connect a telephone line to the modem connector on your computer and to the telephone wall jack before you set up your Internet connection.
• If you have already obtained setup information from your ISP but you 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.
irregular dial tone when you have messages. Contact your telephone company for instructions on restoring a dial tone. for instructions on deactivating this feature. Then adjust the dial-up networking connection properties. If all commands receive responses, the modem is operating properly. E-Mail Problems Setting Up Yo ur Computer R R E G U L A R D I A L T O N E...
Transferring Information to a New Computer ® ® The Microsoft Windows XP operating system provides a Files and Settings Transfer wizard to move data from the source computer to the new computer. You can move data such as: • E-mails •...
To transfer data to the new computer: Setting Up a Printer See the documentation that came with the printer for setup information, including how to: Setting Up Yo ur Computer On the Which computer is this? screen, click Old Computer and click Next.
Printer Cable Your printer connects to your computer with either a USB cable or a parallel cable. Your printer may not come with a printer cable, so if you purchase a cable separately, ensure that it is compatible with your printer. If you purchased a printer cable at the same time you purchased your computer, the cable may arrive in the computer box.
Connecting a USB Printer NOTE: You can connect USB devices while the computer is turned on. Printer Problems is properly connected to the computer. by testing it with another device, such as a lamp. supplied with the printer. Setting Up Yo ur Computer Install the printer driver if necessary.
Surge Protectors Surge protectors and power strips equipped with surge protection help to prevent damage to your computer from voltage spikes that can occur during electrical storms or following power interruptions. The level of protection is usually commensurate with the cost of the surge protector. Some surge protector manufacturers include warranty coverage for certain types of damage.
Turning Off Your Computer NOTICE: To avoid losing data, turn off your computer by performing a ® ® Microsoft Windows operating system shutdown, as described next, rather than by pressing the power button. Save and close any open files, exit any open programs, click the Start button, and then click Turn Off Computer.
Replace the battery only with a compatible battery purchased from Dell. The lithium-ion battery is designed to work with your Dell™ computer. Do not use a battery from other computers with your computer. CAUTION: Do not dispose of batteries with household waste.
Damaged batteries may leak and cause personal injury or equipment damage. Checking the Battery Charge The Dell QuickSet battery meter, Microsoft window and icon, the battery charge gauge, and the low-battery warning provide information on the battery charge.
Microsoft Windows Power Meter The Windows power meter indicates the remaining battery charge. To check the power meter, double-click the information on the Power Meter tab, see the Tell Me How help file. To access the help file, see "Accessing Help" on page 98. If the computer is connected to an electrical outlet, a Charge Gauge Press the status button on the battery charge gauge to illuminate the...
A low-battery warning occurs when the battery charge is approximately 90 percent depleted. The computer beeps once, indicating that minimal battery operating time remains. During that time, the speaker beeps periodically. If two batteries are installed, the low-battery warning means that the combined charge of both batteries is approximately 90 percent depleted.
Installing a Battery Slide the battery into the bay until the latch release clicks. For more information about installing the second battery, see "About the Module Bay" on page 53. Us ing B atteries and Module Bay Devices If the computer is connected to a docking device (docked), undock it. See the documentation that came with your docking device for instructions.
Removing and Installing a Reserve Battery Remove the battery (see page 49). Remove the reserve battery cover. Pull the reserve battery out of its compartment, and disconnect the reserve battery cable from the connector. reserve battery cable connector reserve battery Using Batteries and Module Bay Devices...
Storing a Battery Remove the battery when you store your computer for an extended period of time. A battery discharges during prolonged storage. After a long storage period, recharge the battery fully before you use it. Power Problems computer has power. If the power light is blinking, the computer is in standby mode—press the power button to exit standby mode.
AC adapter has a light, ensure that the light is on. Make sure that the AC adapter is a Dell AC adapter that is designed to work with your computer. O N N E C T T H E C O M P U T E R D I R E C T L Y T O A N E L E C T R I C A L O U T L E T Bypass power protection devices, power strips, and the extension cable to verify that the computer turns on.
Checking the Charge on the Second Battery Before you install a second battery, press the status button on the battery charge gauge to illuminate the charge-level lights. Each light represents approximately 20 percent of the total battery charge. For example, if the battery has 80 percent of its charge remaining, four of the lights are on.
If the Device Screw Is Not Installed NOTICE: To prevent damage to devices, place them in a safe, dry place when they are not installed in the computer. Avoid pressing down on them or placing heavy objects on top of them. Press the device latch release so that the latch release pops out.
If the Device Screw Is Installed Us ing B atteries and Module Bay Devices Pull the device by the latch release to remove the device from the module bay. Insert the new device into the bay, push the device until you feel a click, and push the device latch release in so that it is flush with the computer.
Use a #1 Phillips screwdriver to remove the device screw from the bottom of the computer. device latch release Press the device latch release so that the latch release pops out. Pull the device by the latch release to remove the device from the module bay.
Removing and Installing Devices While the Computer Is Running Your computer ships with an optical drive installed in the module bay. NOTE: If the device screw is not installed, you However, the device screw is not installed in the optical drive but packaged can remove and install separately.
Press the device latch release so that the latch release pops out. device latch release Pull the device by the latch release to remove the device from the module bay. Using Batteries and Module Bay Devices...
If the Device Screw Is Installed Us ing B atteries and Module Bay Devices Insert the new device into the bay, push the device until you feel a click, and push the device latch release in so that it is flush with the computer.
Press the device latch release so that the latch release pops out. Pull the device by the latch release to remove the device from the module bay. Insert the new device into the bay, push the device until you feel a click, and push the device latch release in so that it is flush with the computer.
Us ing B atteries and Module Bay Devices...
S E C T I O N 4 U s i n g t h e K e y b o a r d a n d To u c h Pa d Numeric Keypad Keyboard Shortcuts Customizing the Touch Pad Touch Pad or Mouse Problems External Keyboard Problems Unexpected Characters...
Numeric Keypad NOTE: When you connect an external keyboard or keypad to the computer, the keypad is disabled. The keypad numbers and symbols are marked in blue on the right side of NOTE: You can change options for using the the keypad keys.
Opens the Windows Task Manager window. Enables and disables the numeric keypad. Enables and disables the scroll lock. Battery Displays the Dell™ QuickSet Battery Meter. CD or DVD Tray Ejects the tray out of the drive. Display Functions Switches the video image to the next display in the...
Power Management Speaker Functions If no sound comes from the speakers, press volume. Microsoft To adjust keyboard operation, such as the character repeat rate, open the Control Panel, and click Printers and Other Hardware. Us ing the Ke yboard and To uch Pad Activates the power management mode of your choice.
The touch pad detects the pressure and movement of your finger to allow you to move the cursor on the display. Use the touch pad and touch pad buttons as you would use a mouse. touch pad • To move the cursor, lightly slide your finger over the touch pad. •...
Customizing the Touch Pad You can disable the touch pad or adjust their settings by using the Mouse Properties window. Touch Pad or Mouse Problems P A D If the touch pad operates correctly, the mouse may be defective. Software" on page 115. External Keyboard Problems Your Computer"...
If the characters appear now but did not with the external keyboard, you may have a defective external keyboard. Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 139). Unexpected Characters I S A B L E T H E N U M E R I C K E Y P A D...
Using CDs and DVDs For information about using CDs and DVDs in your computer, see the Tell Me How help file. To access the help file, see "Accessing Help" on page 98. CD and DVD Problems If you cannot play a CD or DVD High-speed CD drive vibration is normal and may cause noise.
If you hear an unfamiliar scraping or grinding sound • Ensure that the sound is not caused by the program that is running. • Ensure that the disk or disc is inserted properly. If the CD-RW drive stops writing I S A B L E S T A N D B Y M O D E I N C D - R W —...
connector on the computer. Ensure that the headphone volume control is turned up. Play a music CD. button on the subwoofer. See the speaker documentation for self-test instructions. lights, or halogen lamps to check for interference. Software" on page 115. Copying CDs This section applies only to computers that have a CD- or DVD-recording NOTE: To "burn"...
• Disc Copier allows you to make a backup copy of almost any type of CD. This program allows you to make a copy of a CD for everyday use so that you can archive and save the original copy. (Disc Copier is titled "CD Copier"...
Roxio documentation for recording problems, first instructions on how to copy CDs from a CD drive to a CD-RW drive. check for available software patches on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com and if necessary, the Roxio support website at support.roxio.com.
• Composite video (for a television with only a composite video input; also uses the Dell-supplied composite TV-out adapter cable) The audio connector on the side of the computer enables you to connect the computer to your television or audio device, using a commercially available audio cable.
S-Video Connection Before you begin, ensure that you have the following cables: Using CDs, DVDs, and Other Multimedia Shut down the computer and the television and/or audio device you want to connect. Plug one end of the S-video cable into the S-video connector on the computer.
Plug the other end of the S-video cable into your television. Plug the single-connector end of the audio cable into the headphone connector on your computer. Plug the two RCA connectors on the other end of the audio cable into the audio input connectors on your television or audio device.
Composite Video Connection To connect the computer to a television that has a composite video input only, Dell provides a composite TV-out adapter cable. Before you begin, ensure that you have the following cables: Using CDs, DVDs, and Other Multimedia...
S-video TV-out connector S-video connector Plug one end of the composite video cable into the composite video connector on the composite TV-out adapter cable. Plug the other end of the composite video cable into the composite video connector on the television. Plug the single-connector end of the audio cable into the headphone connector on the computer.
Enabling the Display Settings for a Television ATI Video Controller NOTE: Ensure that you properly connect the television before you enable the display settings. NOTE: Various programs access the hardware in different ways. You may or may not need to click the primary button for DVD video is visible only on the display that is set to primary.
Connecting to a Network Adapter Before you connect your computer to a network, the computer must have a network adapter installed and a network cable connected to it. To connect a network cable: NOTE: Insert the cable until it clicks into place, and then gently pull it to ensure that it is secure.
On the welcome screen, click Next. Click Checklist for creating a network. Complete the checklist and required preparations, and return to the Network Setup Wizard. Follow the instructions on the screen. Network Problems H E C K T H E N E T W O R K C A B L E C O N N E C T O R connector is firmly connected to the optional connector on the computer and the network wall jack.
Utilities, and Applications CD (that came with your computer) in the "User’s Guides-Network User’s Guides" category. The User’s Guide is also available on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. Click Start, Control Panel, and then click Switch to Classic View.
NOTE: The names of wireless networks that your computer can see are listed in the Available Networks area. Setting Up a Home and Office Network Click Add. The Wireless network properties window appears.
Enter the name of your network in the Network name (SSID) field. If you are connecting to an ad-hoc network, which does not use any routers or access points, click the check box labeled This is a computer-to-computer (ad hoc) network; wireless access points are not used.
Finalizing your Network Connection (Security Settings) To finalize your connection, you must change your wireless security settings to match the wireless network you are trying to connect to. Choose one of the following connection options based on the security settings for your network: Setting Up a Home and Office Network •...
Click Properties. From the Network Authentication drop-down menu, select Open. Earlier versions of the Dell wireless software may not contain the drop-down menus. If you are using an earlier version, de-select the Data encryption (WEP enabled) check box and go to step 5.
NOTE: Your computer may take up to a minute to attach to the network. Connecting to a Network with Wired Equivalent Protocol (WEP) Security Requirements Setting Up a Home and Office Network From the Data encryption drop-down menu, select your data encryption type (as provided by the network administrator).
Click Properties. From the Network Authentication drop-down menu, select Open. Earlier versions of Dell wireless software may not contain the drop-down menus. If you are using an earlier version, select the check box labeled Data encryption (WEP enabled) and go to step 5.
NOTE: Your computer may take up to a minute to attach to the network. Setting Up a Home and Office Network Enter the WEP network key, provided by your network administrator, in the Network key field. Enter this key again in the Confirm network key field. Click OK.
S E C T I O N 7 S o l v i n g P r o b l e m s Finding Solutions Accessing Help Error Messages Video and Display Problems Scanner Problems Drive Problems PC Card Problems General Program Problems If Your Computer Gets Wet If You Drop or Damage Your Computer...
Solving Pr oblems See page 52. Press the power button to resume from standby mode. See the Tell Me How help file for more information on standby mode. Get technical assistance from Dell. See page 98. ® See page 98.
See page 99. See page 73. See page 40. See page 35. See page 101. See page 68. See page 68. See page 69. See page 102 See page 85. See page 98. See page 104. See page 34. See page 36. See page 106.
Accessing Help Error Messages If the message is not listed, see the documentation for the operating system or the program that was running at the time the message appeared. Solving Pr oblems O A C C E S S T H E E L L O W H E L P F I L E Click the Start button and click Help and Support.
If the external monitor works, the computer display or video controller may be defective. Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 139). Scanner Problems H E C K T H E P O W E R C A B L E C O N N E C T I O N power cable is firmly connected to a working electrical power source and that the scanner is turned on.
NOTE: For information on saving files to a floppy disk, see the Tell Me How help file. To access the help file, see "Accessing Help" on page 98. Solving Pr oblems Drive Problems If you cannot save a file to a floppy drive ®...
E I N S T A L L T H E D R I V E — Save and close any open files, exit any open programs, and shut down the computer. Remove the drive from the module bay. See "Using the Module Bay" in the Tell Me How help file for instructions.
If Your Computer Gets Wet CAUTION: Perform this procedure only after you are certain that it is safe to do so. If the computer is connected to an electrical outlet, it is recommended that you turn off AC power at the circuit breaker before attempting to remove the power cables from the electrical outlet.
— If you cannot solve your problem using the Dell™ Support website or e-mail service, call Dell for technical assistance (see "Contacting Dell" on page 139). See "Dell Technical Support Policy (U.S. Only)" on page 138 for a description of the hardware and software support provided by Dell.
Each device has its own set of specialized commands that only its driver recognizes. Dell ships your computer to you with required drivers already installed—no further installation or configuration is needed. NOTICE: The Drivers and Utilities CD may contain drivers for operating systems that are not on your computer.
Solving Pr oblems Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities NOTICE: The Dell Support website at support.dell.com and your Drivers and Utilities CD provide approved drivers for Dell™ computers. If you install drivers obtained from other sources, your computer might not work correctly.
From the Language drop-down menu in the toolbar, select your preferred language for the driver or utility (if available). A welcome screen appears. Click Next. The CD automatically scans your hardware to detect drivers and utilities used by your computer. After the CD completes the hardware scan, you can also detect other drivers and utilities.
Solving Pr oblems Double-click the name of the device for which you are installing the driver. Click the Driver tab and click Update Driver. Click Install from a list or specific location (Advanced) and click Next. Click Browse and browse to the location to which you previously extracted the driver files.
Click a calendar date to which you want to restore your computer. The Select a Restore Point screen provides a calendar that allows you to see and select restore points. All calendar dates with available restore points appear in bold. Select a restore point and click Next.
Solving Pr oblems Click the System Restore tab. Ensure that Turn off System Restore is unchecked. Resolving Software and Hardware Incompatibilities Windows XP IRQ conflicts occur if a device either is not detected during the operating system setup or is detected but incorrectly configured. To check for conflicts on a computer running Windows XP: Click the Start button and click Control Panel.
Windows XP . The options can overwrite files and possibly affect programs installed on your hard drive. Therefore, do not reinstall Windows XP unless instructed to do so by a Dell technical support representative. NOTICE: To prevent conflicts with Windows XP , disable any virus protection software installed on your computer before you reinstall Windows XP .
NOTE: The time required to complete the setup depends on the size of the hard drive and the speed of your computer. Solving Pr oblems Press the arrow keys to select CD-ROM, and then press When the Press any key to boot from CD press any key.
Enter the date, time, and time zone in the Date and Time Settings window and click Next. If the Networking Settings screen appears, click Typical and click Next. If you are reinstalling Windows XP Professional and you are prompted to provide further information regarding your network configuration, enter your selections.
Be sure to add only memory modules that are intended for your computer. CAUTION: Before working inside your Dell™ computer, read the safety instructions on page 11. Save and close any open files, exit any open programs, and shut down the computer (see "Turning Off Your Computer"...
NOTICE: To prevent damage to the memory module connector, do not use tools to spread the inner metal tabs that secure the memory module. If you are replacing a memory module, remove the existing module. NOTICE: Handle memory modules by their edges, and do not touch the components on a module.
(802.11a, 802.11a/b, 802.11a/b/g) Wireless LAN Mini PCI cards. Under no circumstances should the user install such a device. Only trained Dell service personnel are authorized to install a 5-GHz Wireless LAN Mini PCI card. If you are removing and/or installing a 2.4-GHz (802.11b, 802.11b/g) Mini PCI card, follow the instructions noted below.
Remove all installed batteries, and disconnect the AC adapter cable and any external devices from the computer. Wait 5 seconds before proceeding. Ground yourself by touching a metal connector on the back of the computer, and continue to do so periodically during this procedure. Turn the computer over, and remove the screw from the Mini PCI card cover.
Adding and Re placing Par ts If a Mini PCI card is not already installed, go to step 9. If you are replacing a Mini PCI card, remove the existing card: Disconnect the Mini PCI card from any attached cables. Release the Mini PCI card by spreading the metal securing tabs until the card pops up slightly.
antenna connectors on card (2) Lower the Mini PCI card toward the inner tabs to approximately a 20-degree angle. Continue lowering the Mini PCI card until it snaps into the inner tabs of the connector. Replace the cover. Replacing the Hard Drive NOTICE: To prevent data loss, shut down your computer (see "Turning Off Your Computer"...
NOTE: Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for hard drives from sources other than Dell. NOTE: You need the Operating System CD to ® install the Microsoft ® Windows operating system. You also need the Drivers and Utilities CD...
NOTICE: When the hard drive is not in the computer, store it in protective antistatic packaging. See "Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge" on page 17. Pull the hard drive cover out of the computer. Remove the new drive from its packaging. Save the original packaging for use when storing or shipping the hard drive.
Appendix Specifications Microprocessor Microprocessor type L1 cache L2 cache External bus frequency System Information Data bus width DRAM bus width Microprocessor address bus width Flash EPROM Graphics bus PCI bus PC Card CardBus controller PC Card connector Cards supported PC Card connector size Data width (maximum) Smart Card Read/write capabilities...
Smart Card (continued) Interface speed EMV level WHQL certification Compatibility Insert/eject cycles Memory Minimum requirement Memory module connector Memory module capacities Memory type Standard memory Maximum memory Ports and Connectors Serial Parallel Video Audio Infrared sensor S-video TV-out Mini PCI 9600–115,200 BPS level 1 certified PC/SC...
Appendix Ports and Connectors (continued) Modem Network adapter Communications Modem: Type Controller Interface Network adapter Wireless (optional) Video Video type Data bus Video controller Video memory LCD interface TV support Audio Audio type Audio controller Stereo conversion RJ-11 port RJ-45 port v.92 56K MDC softmodem internal AC ’97 bus...
Audio (continued) Interfaces: Internal External Speaker Internal speaker amplifier Volume controls Display Type (active-matrix TFT) Dimensions: Height Width Diagonal Maximum resolutions Response time (typical) Refresh rate Operating angle Viewing angles: Horizontal Vertical Pixel pitch AC ’97 microphone miniconnector, stereo headphones/speakers miniconnector two 4-ohm speakers 2-W channel into 4 ohms keyboard shortcuts or program menus...
Appendix Display (continued) Power Consumption: Panel with backlight (typical) Controls Keyboard Number of keys Key travel Key spacing Layout Touch Pad X/Y position resolution (graphics table mode) Size: Width Height Battery Type Dimensions: Depth Height Width Weight Voltage 6.5 W (XGA); 7.0 W (SXGA+) brightness can be controlled through keyboard shortcuts...
Battery (continued) Charge time with computer off (approximate) Operating time Life span (approximate) Temperature range: Operating Storage AC Adapter Input voltage Input current (maximum) Input frequency Output current Output power Rated output voltage Dimensions: Height Width Depth Weight (with cables) Temperature range: Operating Storage...
Appendix Physical Height Width Depth Weight: With travel module With CD drive Environmental Temperature range: Operating Storage Relative humidity (maximum): Operating Storage Maximum vibration (using a random-vibration spectrum that simulates user environment): Operating Storage Maximum shock (measured with hard drive in head-parked position and a 2-ms half-sine pulse): Operating Storage...
Standard Settings NOTICE: Unless you are an expert computer user or are directed to do so by Dell technical support, do not change the settings for this program. Certain changes might make your computer work incorrectly. Viewing the System Setup Screens Turn on (or restart) your computer.
Appendix Commonly Used Options Certain options require that you reboot the computer for new settings to take effect. Changing the Boot Sequence The boot sequence, or boot order, tells the computer where to look to find the software needed to start the operating system. You can control the boot sequence using the Boot Order page of the system setup program.
Performing a One-Time Boot You can set a one-time-only boot sequence without entering the system setup program. (You can also use this procedure to boot the Dell Diagnostics on the diagnostics utility partition on your hard drive.) Shut down the computer.
All Dell-standard components included in a Custom Factory Integration (CFI) project are covered by the standard Dell limited warranty for your computer. However, Dell also extends a parts replacement program to cover all nonstand- ard, third-party hardware components integrated through CFI for the duration of the computer’s service contract.
NOTE: Toll-free numbers are for use within the country for which they are listed. When you need to contact Dell, use the electronic addresses, telephone numbers, and codes provided in the following table. If you need assistance in determining which codes to use, contact a local or an international operator.
Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Austria (Vienna) Website: support.euro.dell.com International Access Code: 900 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Country Code: 43 Home/Small Business Sales City Code: 1 Home/Small Business Fax Home/Small Business Customer Care Preferred Accounts/Corporate Customer Care Home/Small Business Technical Support...
Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Brunei Customer Technical Support (Penang, Malaysia) Country Code: 673 Customer Service (Penang, Malaysia) Transaction Sales (Penang, Malaysia) Canada (North York, Ontario) Automated Order-Status System International Access Code: 011 AutoTech (automated technical support) TechFax Customer Care (home/small business) Customer Care (med./large business, government)
Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code China (Xiamen) Tech Support website: support.ap.dell.com/china Country Code: 86 Tech Support E-mail: email@example.com City Code: 592 Tech Support Fax Home and Small Business Technical Support Corporate Accounts Technical Support Customer Experience...
Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Denmark (Copenhagen) Website: support.euro.dell.com International Access Code: 00 E-mail Support (portable computers): firstname.lastname@example.org Country Code: 45 E-mail Support (desktop computers): email@example.com E-mail Support (servers): Nordic_server_support@dell.com Technical Support Customer Care (Relational) Home/Small Business Customer Care...
Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code France (Paris) (Montpellier) Website: support.euro.dell.com International Access Code: 00 E-mail: support.euro.dell.com/fr/fr/emaildell/ Country Code: 33 Home and Small Business City Codes: (1) (4) Technical Support Customer Care Switchboard Switchboard (calls from outside of France)
Country Code City Code Hong Kong Technical Support (Dimension™ and Inspiron™) International Access Code: 001 Technical Support (OptiPlex™, Latitude™, and Dell Precision™) Country Code: 852 Customer Service (non-technical, post-sales issues) Transaction Sales Large Corporate Accounts HK Large Corporate Accounts GCP HK...
Country (City) International Access Code Country Code City Code Italy (Milan) Website: support.euro.dell.com International Access Code: 00 E-mail: support.euro.dell.com/it/it/emaildell/ Country Code: 39 Home and Small Business City Code: 02 Technical Support Customer Care Switchboard Corporate Technical Support Customer Care Switchboard...
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Customer Service (Austin, Texas, U.S.A.) Fax (Technical Support and Customer Service) (Austin, Texas, U.S.A.) Sales (Austin, Texas, U.S.A.) SalesFax (Austin, Texas, U.S.A.) Luxembourg Website: support.euro.dell.com International Access Code: 00 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Country Code: 352 Technical Support (Brussels, Belgium) Home/Small Business Sales (Brussels, Belgium)
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International Access Code: 00 E-mail: email@example.com Country Code: 46 E-mail Support for Latitude and Inspiron: Swefirstname.lastname@example.org City Code: 8 E-mail Support for OptiPlex: Swe_kats@dell.com E-mail Support for Servers: Nordic_server_support@dell.com Technical Support Relational Customer Care Home/Small Business Customer Care Employee Purchase Program (EPP) Support...
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Plug the computer into a different outlet so that the computer and the receiver are on different branch circuits. If necessary, consult a Dell Technical Support representative or an experienced radio/television technician for additional suggestions. For additional regulatory information, see the Tell Me How help file that accompanied your computer.
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Limited Warranties and Return Policy Dell-branded hardware products purchased in the U.S. or Canada come with either a 90-day, 1-year, 2-year, 3-year, or 4-year limited warranty. To determine which warranty came with your hardware product(s), see your packing slip or invoice. The following sections describe the limited warranties and return policy for the U.S., the limited warranties and return policy for...
Dell computer on which such parts are installed. The limited warranty on all Dell-branded products begins on the date of the packing slip or invoice. The warranty period is not extended if we repair or replace a warranted product or any parts.
During the 90 days of the 90-day limited warranty and the first year of all other limited warranties, we will repair any Dell-branded hardware products returned to us that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship. If we are not able to repair the product, we will replace it with a comparable product that is new or refurbished.
We are not responsible for lost or corrupted data. What if I purchased a service contract? If your service contract is with Dell, service will be provided to you under the terms of the service agreement. Please refer to that contract for details on how to obtain service.
You must ship the products to Dell within 5 days of the date that Dell issues the Credit Return Authorization Number. You must also return the products to Dell in their original packaging, in...
– Failure to follow the product instructions or failure to perform preventive maintenance – Problems caused by using accessories, parts, or components not supplied by Dell • Products with missing or altered Service Tags or serial numbers • Products for which Dell has not received payment THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM PROVINCE TO PROVINCE.
Dell-branded batteries lasts only 1 year and the limited warranty on the lamps for Dell-branded projectors lasts only 90 days. The limited warranty begins on the date of the packing slip or invoice. The warranty period is not extended if we repair or replace a warranted product or any parts.
What if I purchased a service contract? If your service contract is with Dell, service will be provided to you under the terms of the service contract. Please refer to that contract for details on how to obtain service. Dell's service contracts can be found online at www.dell.ca or by calling Customer Care at 1-800-847-4096.
If you are an end-user customer who bought new products directly from Dell, you may return them to Dell up to 30 days after you receive them for a refund or credit of the product purchase price. If you are an end-user customer who bought reconditioned or refurbished products from Dell, you may return them to Dell within 14 days after the date on the packing slip or invoice for a refund or credit of the product purchase price.
Dell company, you may return Dell Software and Peripherals products that are in as-new condition to Dell up to 30 days from the date on the packing slip or invoice for a refund of the product purchase price if already paid. This refund will not include any shipping and handling charges shown on your packing slip or invoice;...
In the absence of applicable legislation, this Guarantee will be the end user’s sole and exclusive remedy against Dell or any of its affiliates, and neither Dell nor any of its affiliates shall be liable for loss of profit or contracts, or any other indirect or consequential loss arising from negligence, breach of contract, or howsoever.
Limited Warranty ® Intel warrants that its family of Pentium and Celeron conform to Intel’s publicly available specifications for a period of three (3) years after the date the Pentium or Celeron processor was purchased (whether purchased separately or as part of a computer system). If the Pentium or Celeron processor, which is the subject of this Limited Warranty, fails during the warranty period for reasons covered by this Limited Warranty, Intel, at its option, will: •...
® ® Intel Pentium and Celeron Processors are backed by a three-year limited warranty. Please refer to the reverse side of this card for complete warranty details. Intel’s Commitment to Quality Intel is committed to producing the highest quality processors available. That’s why we have hundreds of people dedicated to continuously improve our design, manufacturing, and testing technology.