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  • Page 1 SETUP GUIDE...
  • Page 3 SETUP GUIDE Model PP33L...
  • Page 4 Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks of these materials used in this text: Dell , the DELL logo, Wi-Fi Catcher , YOURS IS HERE, and DellConnect are trademarks of Dell Inc.;...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Hardware Troubleshooter ....39 Dell Diagnostics ..... . 39...
  • Page 6 Before You Call......51 Contacting Dell......52 Finding More Information and Resources .
  • Page 7: Setting Up Your Studio Laptop

    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.
  • Page 8: Connect The Ac Adapter

    Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Connect the AC Adapter Connect the AC adapter to the computer and then plug it into an electrical outlet or surge protector. CAUTION: The AC adapter works with electrical outlets worldwide. However, power connectors and power strips vary among countries.
  • Page 9: Check The Wireless Switch

    Check the Wireless Switch If you plan to use wireless connections, make sure the wireless switch is in the “On” position. Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Using The Wireless Switch To turn on the wireless switch, slide it from the rear to the front of the computer until it clicks into place.
  • Page 10: Connect The Network Cable (optional)

    Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Connect the Network Cable (optional) If you plan to use a wired network connection, plug in the network cable.
  • Page 11: Press The Power Button

    Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Press the Power Button...
  • Page 12: Windows Vista Setup

    To connect to the Internet, you need an external modem or network connection and an Internet service provider ( ISP). NOTE: If an external USB modem or WLAN adapter is not a part of your original order, you can purchase one from the Dell website at www.dell.com.
  • Page 13 ISP or cellular telephone service for setup instructions and see “Setting Up Your Internet Connection” on page 12. Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Setting Up a Wireless Connection Before you can use your wireless Internet connection, you need to connect to your wireless router.
  • Page 14 Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Setting Up Your Internet Connection To set up an Internet connection with a provided ISP desktop shortcut: Save and close any open files, and exit any open programs. Double-click the ISP icon on the Microsoft Windows ®...
  • Page 15 NOTE: If you do not know which type of connection to select, click Help me choose or contact your ISP. Follow the instructions on the screen and use the setup information provided by your ISP to complete the setup. Setting Up Your Studio Laptop...
  • Page 16: Using Your Studio Laptop

    Using Your Studio Laptop Your Studio 1536/1537 has indicators, buttons, and features that provide information at-a-glance and time-saving shortcuts for common tasks. Device Status Lights The device status lights located on top of the keyboard provide information for wireless communication.
  • Page 17 Hard drive activity light – Turns on when the computer reads or writes data. A flashing light indicates hard drive activity. NOTE: To avoid loss of data, never turn off the computer while the hard drive activity light is flashing. Using Your Studio Laptop...
  • Page 18: Right Side Features

    Using Your Studio Laptop Right Side Features...
  • Page 19 AC adapter connector – Connects to the AC adapter to power on the computer and charge the battery when the computer is not in use. Using Your Studio Laptop Battery status light – Indicates the battery charging state: • Off – fully charged or the computer is turned off.
  • Page 20: Left Side Features

    Using Your Studio Laptop Left Side Features...
  • Page 21 - Off NOTE: This switch can be deactivated through Dell QuickSet or the BIOS (system setup program). HDMI Connector – HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) connector carries an uncompressed all digital signal to produce hi-definition video and audio.
  • Page 22 Using Your Studio Laptop VGA connector – Connects to a monitor or projector. USB 2.0 connectors – Connects to USB devices, such as a mouse, keyboard, printer, external drive, or MP3 player. eSATA Connector – Connect eSATA compatible storage devices, such as external hard disk drives or optical drives.
  • Page 23 Using Your Studio Laptop NOTE: Your computer ships with a plastic blank installed in the media card slot. Blanks protect unused slots from dust and other particles. Save the blank for use when no media card is installed in the slot; blanks from other computers may not fit your computer.
  • Page 24: Computer Base And Keyboard

    Using Your Studio Laptop Computer Base and Keyboard Features...
  • Page 25 The settings for this keyboard can be personalized by using Dell QuickSet. For more information on keyboard, see the Dell Technology Guide . Backlit Keyboard Brightness Settings – Press <Fn> + right-arrow key to toggle between the three lighting states (in the given order).
  • Page 26 Using Your Studio Laptop...
  • Page 27 6 Consumer IR – Allows certain software applications to be controlled by the Dell Travel Remote (an optional device that can be stored in the ExpressCard slot when not in use).
  • Page 28: Media Controls

    Media Controls To use the media controls, lightly touch the symbol and then release. The control symbol will shine for 2 seconds to confirm your selection then fade away. Launch Dell MediaDirect Play the previous track or chapter Stop Play or pause...
  • Page 29: Display Features

    FastAccess facial recognition (optional) – Helps to keep your Dell™ computer secure. This advanced facial recognition software learns your face and minimizes the need for you to use login passwords.
  • Page 30: Removing And Replacing The Battery

    CAUTION: 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. CAUTION: Before removing the battery, shut down the computer, and remove external cables (including the AC adapter).
  • Page 31: Using The Optical Disc Drive

    The drive will automatically pull the disc in and begin reading its content. Using Your Studio Laptop To eject a disc from the drive, gently touch the eject control button .
  • Page 32: 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 support.dell.com. Productivity and Communication You can use your computer to create presentations, brochures, greeting cards, fliers, and spreadsheets.
  • Page 33 You can use the power options in your operating system to configure the power settings on your ® computer. Microsoft Windows Vista with Dell computer provides three default options: • Dell Recommended — This power option offers full performance when you need it and saves power during periods of inactivity.
  • Page 34: Solving Problems

    Solving Problems Network Problems Wireless Connections If the network connection is lost — The wireless switch may be off. To turn on the wireless switch, slide it from the rear to the front of the computer until it clicks into place. - Off —...
  • Page 35: Power Problems

    — The display may not be responding. Press the power button until the computer turns off and then turn it back on. If the problem persists, see the Dell Technology Guide on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com.
  • Page 36: Memory Problems

    You may have to remove and then reinstall the memory modules (for information on removing and replacing memory modules, see the Service Manual on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com). If you encounter interference that hinders reception on your computer — An unwanted signal is creating interference by interrupting or blocking other signals.
  • Page 37: Lockups And Software Problems

    Run the Dell Diagnostics (see “Dell Diagnostics” on page 39). • Reseat the memory modules (see the Manual on the Dell Support website at support. dell.com) to ensure that your computer is successfully communicating with the memory. Lockups and Software Problems If the computer does not start up —...
  • Page 38 See the software documentation for information. – Ensure that the program is installed and configured properly. – Verify that the device drivers do not conflict with the program. – If necessary, uninstall and then reinstall the program Dell Support Center.
  • Page 39: 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 system’s model number along with its service tag and express service code. For more information about the Dell Support...
  • Page 40 “Contacting Dell” on page 52 for assistance. CPU fan failure — CPU fan has failed. Replace the CPU fan. See the Service Manual on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. Hard-disk drive failure — Possible hard disk drive failure during POST, see “Contacting Dell”...
  • Page 41: 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 disk drive failure. This feature can be enabled or disabled in the BIOS setup (see “Contacting Dell” on page 52 for assistance). Using Support Tools Hardware Troubleshooter...
  • Page 42 NOTE: The Drivers and Utilities media is optional and may not ship with your computer. See the System Setup section in the Dell Technology Guide to review your computer’s configuration information, and ensure that the device that you want to test displays in the system setup program and is active.
  • Page 43 Starting Dell Diagnostics From the Drivers and Utilities Media Insert the Drivers and Utilities media. Shut down and restart the computer. When the DELL logo appears, press <F12> immediately. NOTE: If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until you see the Microsoft desktop;...
  • Page 44: Restoring Your Operating System

    System Restore does not monitor your data files or recover them. 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. ™...
  • Page 45: 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...
  • Page 46 If possible, back up all data before using Factory Image Restore. Dell Factory Image Restore Turn on the computer. When the Dell logo appears, press <F8> several times to access the Vista Advanced Boot Options Window.
  • Page 47: Operating System Reinstallation

    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, or...
  • Page 48 Operating System disc. Click Exit if the Install Windows message appears. Restart the computer. When the DELL logo appears, press <F12> immediately. NOTE: If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until you see the Microsoft desktop;...
  • Page 49: Getting Help

    Dell Support (support.dell.com) for help with installation and troubleshooting procedures. See “Online Services” on page 48 for a more extensive list of Dell Support online. If the preceding steps have not resolved the problem, see “Contacting Dell” on page 52.
  • Page 50: 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 support.dell.com and click DellConnect.
  • Page 51: Autotech Service

    “Contacting Dell” on page 52. Automated Order-Status Service To check on the status of any Dell products that you have ordered, you can go to support.dell.com, or you can call the automated order-status service.
  • Page 52: Product Information

    “Contacting Dell” on page 52. Product Information If you need information about additional products available from Dell, or if you would like to place an order, visit the Dell website at www.dell.com. For the telephone number to call for your region or to speak to a sales specialist, see “Contacting Dell”...
  • Page 53: 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 54: 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 support.dell.com.
  • Page 55 Getting Help...
  • Page 56: Resources

    Support website at support.dell.com. the Dell Technology Guide installed on your hard drive. the Service Manual on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com 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 57 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 support.dell.com or to contact technical support. find drivers and downloads. access technical support and product help.
  • Page 58: Basic Specifications

    Basic Specifications System Model Dell Studio 1536/1537 This section provides basic 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 59 Processor Studio 1537 Type L2 cache Intel ® Core ™ 2 Duo 512 KB (1 MB Processor (Intel Pentium, Intel Celeron) ® ® Intel Pentium Dual-Core Processor 2 MB or 3 MB (Intel Core 2 Intel ® Celeron ® Dual-Core Duo) Processor 6 MB (Intel Core...
  • Page 60 Maximum Memory 4 GB (dual channel 2G x2) NOTE: For instructions on upgrading your memory, see the Service Manual on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. Computer Information System Chipset RS780M + SB700 (Studio 1536) Intel GM/PM 45 +...
  • Page 61 Communications Modem type External V.92 56K USB Modem Modem controller Hardware Modem Modem interface Universal Serial Bus (USB) Network adapter 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN on system board Wireless internal WLAN (half-size Mini-Card), WWAN, Mini-Card with ® Bluetooth wireless technology WWAN ExpressCard Bluetooth ®...
  • Page 62 Basic Specifi cations Video LCD interface LVDS TV support HDMI 1.2 Audio Audio type IDT 92HD73C High Definition Audio codec Audio controller 5.1 channel High Definition Audio Stereo conversion 24-bit (analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog) Internal Interface Intel High Definition Audio External Interface microphone-in connector, stereo headphones/speakers...
  • Page 63 Ports and Connectors eSATA one seven-pin/four- pin eSATA/USB combo connector four 4-pin USB 2.0-compliant connectors Video 15-hole connector HDMI 19 pin Display Type (TrueLife) 15.4-inch WLED WXGA TL 15.4-inch WLED WXGA+ TL 15.4-inch CCFL WUGA TL Dimensions: Height 207 mm (8.14 in) Width 331.2 mm (13.03 in) Basic Specifi...
  • Page 64 WXGA+ with 0.2304 mm TrueLife WUXGA with 0.1725 mm TrueLife Controls brightness can be controlled through keyboard shortcuts (see Dell Technology Guide for more information.) Keyboard Number of keys 86 (U.S. and Canada); 102 (Europe); 105 (Japan); 104 (Brazil) Layout QWERTY/AZERTY/Kanji...
  • Page 65 Touch pad X/Y position 240 cpi resolution (graphics table mode) Size: Width 73.09 mm (2.87-in) sensor-active area Height 40.09 mm (1.57-in) rectangle Battery Type 4-cell/6-cell/9-cell “smart” lithium ion Depth 48.3 mm (1.9 inches) (4/6/9 cell) Height 20.4 mm (0.8 in) (4/6 cell) 37.8 mm (1.5 in) (9 cell) Basic Specifi...
  • Page 66 Battery Operating time Battery operating time varies depending on operating conditions and can be significantly reduced under certain power- intensive conditions. See Dell Technology Guide for more information.. Life span 300 discharge/charge (approximate) cycles Temperature range: Operating 0° to 35°C (32° to 95°F) –...
  • Page 67 AC Adapter Width 66 mm (2.6 in) Depth 127 mm (5.0 in) Weight (with cables) 0.29 kg (0.64 lb) 90 W (E-Series) Height 16 mm (0.6 in) Width 70 mm (2.8 in) Depth 147 mm (5.8 in) Weight (with cables) 0.345 kg (0.76 lb) Temperature ranges: Operating...
  • Page 68 Basic Specifi cations Physical Maximum vibration (using a random-vibration spectrum that simulates user environment): Operating 0.66 GRMS Storage 1.3 GRMS Maximum shock (measured with hard drive in head-parked position and a 2-ms half-sine pulse): Operating 110 G Storage 163 G Altitude (maximum): Operating –...
  • Page 69: 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...
  • Page 70: Index

    Internet 10 conserving energy 31 Contacting Dell online 52 customer service 48 customizing your desktop 30 your energy settings 31 damage, avoiding 5 data, backing up 31 DellConnect 48 Dell Diagnostics 39 Dell Factory Image Restore 42...
  • Page 71 Dell Support Center 37 Dell support website 55 Dell Technology Guide for further information 54 device status lights 14 Diagnostic Checklist 51 disc drive supported disc sizes 29 discs ejecting 29 using 29 drivers and downloads 55 DVDs, playing and creating 30...
  • Page 72 Index Internet Service Provider 10 memory problems solving 34 memory support 58 ® Microsoft™ Windows Vista network connection fixing 32 network speed testing 32 order status 49 power problems, solving 33 power strips, using 6 problems, solving 32 processor 56 products information and purchasing 50 reinstalling Windows 42...
  • Page 73 solving problems 32 specifications 56 support email addresses 49 support sites worldwide 48 System Messages 37 system reinstall options 42 System Restore 42 technical support 48 ventilation, ensuring 5 warranty returns 50 Windows, reinstalling 42 ® Windows Vista Program Compatibility Wizard 36 reinstalling 46 setup 10 wired network...
  • Page 76 Printed in the U.S.A. www.dell.com | support.dell.com...
  • Page 78 Printed in Malaysia. www.dell.com | support.dell.com...
  • Page 80 Printed in China. Printed on recycled paper. www.dell.com | support.dell.com...
  • Page 82 Printed in Brazil. www.dell.com | support.dell.com...
  • Page 84 Printed in Ireland. www.dell.com | support.dell.com...

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