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  • Page 2: Service Manual

    © 2003 Dell Computer Corporation. All rights reserved. Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Computer Corporation is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, and Inspiron are trademarks of Dell Computer Corporation. file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/L...5100%205150/1100%205100%205150%20SM/index.htm (1 of 2)6/21/2004 12:38:25 AM...

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    Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Computer Corporation disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.

  • Page 4: Before You Begin, Preparing To Work Inside The Computer

    CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions in the Owner's Manual that came with the computer.

  • Page 5: Recommended Tools

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual NOTICE: To avoid damaging the system board, you must remove the main battery before you service the computer. 6. Slide and hold the battery-bay latch release on the bottom of the computer, and then remove the battery from the bay.

  • Page 6: Computer Orientation

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual The procedures in this manual require the following tools: #1 Phillips screwdriver ¼-inch flat-blade screwdriver Small plastic scribe Hex nut driver Flash BIOS update program CD Computer Orientation back...

  • Page 7: Screw Identification

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual left Screw Identification When you are removing and replacing components, photocopy "Screw Identification" as a tool to lay out and keep track of the screws. The placemat provides the number of screws and their sizes.

  • Page 8

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Display Bezel: Display Panel: Display Latch: (5 each) (8 each) (2 each) Screw Covers (2 each) Display Bumpers (3 each) EMI Shield: Top of Palm Rest to Palm Rest to...

  • Page 9

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Battery Bay Shield Left Antenna to System Board: to Hard Drive and Optical Drive Cages (Inspiron™ 5100 and 5150 (2 each) only): (2 each) Back to Contents Page file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/L...100%205150/1100%205100%205150%20SM/beginb.htm (6 of 6)6/21/2004 12:38:27 AM...

  • Page 10: System Components

    Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. NOTICE: Unless otherwise noted, each procedure in this document assumes that a part can be replaced by performing the removal procedure in reverse order.

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    System Components: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual display 11 base plastics display-feed flex cable 12 battery hinge cover 13 CD or DVD drive keyboard 14 left antenna (Inspiron™ 5100 and 5150 only) palm rest 15 hard drive...

  • Page 12: Removing The Memory Modules

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual...

  • Page 13: Memory Module

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual captive screw memory module cover 3. Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory module connector until the module pops up.

  • Page 14: Installing The Memory Modules

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual securing clips Installing the Memory Modules NOTE: If the memory module is not installed properly, the computer may not boot properly. No error message indicates this failure.

  • Page 15: Cd Or Dvd Drive

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual CD or DVD Drive Removing the CD or DVD Drive CAUTION: Before working inside your Dell™ computer, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

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    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual 1 lever 2 CD or DVD drive 3 M2.5 x 8-mm screw labeled "O" 5. Pull the drive out of the bay.

  • Page 17: Removing The Modem

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Removing the Modem CAUTION: Before working inside your Dell™ computer, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual. CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components.

  • Page 18: Installing The Modem

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual modem cable connector pull-tab modem cable M2 x 3-mm screws (2) Installing the Modem 1. Connect the modem cable to the modem.

  • Page 19: Removing The Mini Pci Card

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Mini PCI Card (Inspiron™ 5100 and 5150 Only) Removing the Mini PCI Card CAUTION: Before working inside your Dell™ computer, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

  • Page 20: Installing The Mini Pci Card

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual antenna cables metal securing tabs (2) Mini PCI card connector Mini PCI card 4. Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing taps on each end of the Mini PCI card connector until the card pops up.

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    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual antenna cables Mini PCI card connector Mini PCI card 2. Connect the antenna cables to the Mini PCI card. NOTE: To prevent damage to the antenna cables, carefully fold the cables under the Mini PCI card before replacing the cover.

  • Page 22: Hard Drive, Removing The Hard Drive

    Hard drives are extremely fragile; even a slight bump can damage the drive. NOTE: Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for hard drives from sources other than Dell. 1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer."...

  • Page 23: Installing The Hard Drive

    Hard Drive: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2) hard drive NOTICE: When the hard drive is not in the computer, store it in protective antistatic packaging. See "Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge" in your Owner's Manual.

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    Hard Drive: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual 4. Use the Operating System CD to install the operating system for your computer. 5. Use the Drivers and Utilities CD to install the drivers and utilities for your computer.

  • Page 25: Removing The Keyboard

    Keyboard Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Removing the Keyboard CAUTION: Before working inside your Dell™ computer, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual. CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components.

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    Keyboard: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual notched edge hinge cover 3. Lift the hinge cover up and away from the hinges and computer base. 4. Remove the four M2 x 3-mm keyboard screws. M2 x 3-mm screws (4)

  • Page 27: Installing The Keyboard

    Keyboard: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual keyboard connector interface connector 7. Remove the keyboard from the computer base. Installing the Keyboard NOTICE: To avoid damage to the connector pins, press the keyboard connector evenly into the interface connector on the system board, and do not reverse the keyboard connector.

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    Keyboard: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual securing tabs (4) keyboard connector interface connector M2 x 3-mm screws (4) 2. Insert the four securing tabs on the keyboard into their respective slots in the palm rest, and lower the keyboard into the computer base.

  • Page 29: Display Assembly

    Display: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Display Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Display Assembly Display Bezel Display Panel Display Latch Assembly Display Assembly CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

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    Display: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual 8. Remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws from each hinge bracket. display assembly M2.5 x 5-mm screws (4) hinge brackets (2) computer base 9. Pull straight up on the pull-tab that is attached to the display-feed flex cable to disconnect the cable from the system board.

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    Display: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual 10. Lift the display assembly up and out of the computer base. file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/L...00%205150/1100%205100%205150%20SM/display.htm (3 of 8)6/21/2004 12:38:35 AM...

  • Page 32: Display Bezel

    Display: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual screw covers (2) display bumpers (3) M2.5 x 5-mm screws (5) display bezel display panel M2 x 3-mm screws (8) top cover display-feed flex cable Display Bezel CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

  • Page 33: Display Panel, Removing The Display Panel

    Display: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Display Panel Removing the Display Panel CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual. CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components.

  • Page 34: Installing The Display Panel

    Display: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual pull-tab top flex-cable connector 8. Disconnect the bottom flex-cable connector from the inverter connector on the system board by peeling up the pull-tab and pulling the tab down and away from the inverter connector.

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    Display: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Removing the Display Latch Assembly CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual. CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components.

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    Display: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual top cover spring hook (top cover) Installing the Display Latch Assembly 1. Attach one end of the spring to the spring hook on the left edge of the display latch, and attach the other end of the spring to the spring hook in the top cover.

  • Page 37: Emi Shield

    EMI Shield, Video Card, and Palm Rest: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page EMI Shield, Video Card, and Palm Rest Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual EMI Shield Video Card Palm Rest...

  • Page 38: Video Card, Removing The Video Card

    EMI Shield, Video Card, and Palm Rest: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Video Card Removing the Video Card CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual. CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components.

  • Page 39: Installing The Video Card

    EMI Shield, Video Card, and Palm Rest: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual 4. Remove the two M2.5 x 8-mm screws that secure the video card to the system board. pull-tab video card M2.5 x 8-mm screws (2) 5.

  • Page 40: Palm Rest

    EMI Shield, Video Card, and Palm Rest: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Palm Rest CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual. CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components.

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    EMI Shield, Video Card, and Palm Rest: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual 9. Turn the computer back over and remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws from the top of the palm rest. file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/L...0%205150/1100%205100%205150%20SM/palmrest.htm (5 of 6)6/21/2004 12:38:36 AM...

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    EMI Shield, Video Card, and Palm Rest: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual 10. Disconnect the touch pad connector from the system board. NOTICE: Carefully separate the palm rest from the base plastics to avoid damage to the palm rest.

  • Page 43: Removing The Microprocessor Thermal-cooling Assembly

    Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Removing the Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

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    Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual captive screws (4) fan power-cable connector 7. Pull up the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly by the pull-tab to lift the assembly out of the system board. Installing the Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly...

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    Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual paper towel. b. Squeeze all of the contents of the thermal grease packet (provided with the kit) on to the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly. 2. Place the back of the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly under the palm rest, and lower the assembly onto the system board.

  • Page 46: Microprocessor Module, Removing The Microprocessor Module

    Microprocessor Module: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Microprocessor Module Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Removing the Microprocessor Module CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

  • Page 47: Installing The Microprocessor Module

    Microprocessor Module: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual 1 ZIF-socket cam screw 2 ZIF socket 3 microprocessor module 4 pin-1 corner of microprocessor 5 triangle on system board 7. Use a microprocessor extraction tool to remove the microprocessor module.

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    Microprocessor Module: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual system board, and insert the microprocessor module into the ZIF socket. When the microprocessor module is correctly seated, all four corners are aligned at the same height. If one or more corners of the module are higher than the others, the module is not seated correctly.

  • Page 49: Removing The Speakers

    Speakers: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Speakers Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Removing the Speakers CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual. CAUTION:...

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    Speakers: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual left speaker routing clips (3) speaker connector right speaker NOTICE: Remove the speaker cables from their routing clips with care to avoid damaging the cables. 9. Remove the speaker cables from under or between their routing clips.

  • Page 51: Installing The Speakers

    Speakers: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Installing the Speakers 1. Slide the speakers down into the base plastics. NOTICE: Ensure that the speaker cables are under or between their routing clips. NOTE: Speakers face out in the base plastics holders.

  • Page 52: System Board, Removing The System Board

    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page System Board Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Removing the System Board CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

  • Page 53: Battery Bay

    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual battery bay battery bay shield M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2) 16. Remove the three M2.5 x 5-mm system board screws from the hard drive cage. 17. Remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm system board screws from the optical drive cage.

  • Page 54

    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual hard drive cage M2.5 x 5-mm screws (3) optical drive cage M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2) 18. Remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws that secure the left antenna to the hard drive and optical drive cages (Inspiron™...

  • Page 55: Table Of Contents

    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual optical drive cage M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2) left antenna hard drive cage 19. Remove the two hex nuts that secure the video connector to the base plastics. file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/L...0%205150/1100%205100%205150%20SM/sysboarb.htm (4 of 6)6/21/2004 12:38:41 AM...

  • Page 56: Installing The System Board

    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual 20. Lift the front of the system board out and away from the base plastics. Installing the System Board 1. Insert the video connector on the replacement system board through the back of the base plastics.

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    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual NOTICE: Before you replace the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly, wipe the thermal grease off of the assembly with a clean paper towel. Squeeze all of the contents of the thermal grease packet (provided with the kit) on to the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly.

  • Page 58: Flashing The Bios

    Flashing the BIOS: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Flashing the BIOS Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual 1. Ensure that the AC adapter is plugged in and that the main battery is installed properly.

  • Page 59: Base Plastics

    Base Plastics: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Base Plastics Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual. CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components.

  • Page 60

    Pinout Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Pinout Assignments for I/O Connectors Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual S-Video TV-Out Connector USB Connector Video Connector IEEE 1394 Connector...

  • Page 61: Usb Connector, Video Connector

    Pinout Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Composite Video Signal DCMPS-L COMP/B USB Connector Signal USB5V+ USBP– USBP+ Video Connector file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/L...0%205150/1100%205100%205150%20SM/pinoutsb.htm (2 of 4)6/21/2004 12:38:42 AM...

  • Page 62: Ieee 1394 Connector

    Pinout Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Signal Signal CRT_R CRT_G CRT_B MONITOR_DETECT– DDC_DATA CRT_HS CRT_VS DDC_CLK IEEE 1394 Connector file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/L...0%205150/1100%205100%205150%20SM/pinoutsb.htm (3 of 4)6/21/2004 12:38:42 AM...

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    Pinout Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual Signal TPB- TPB+ TPA- TPA+ Back to Contents Page file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/L...0%205150/1100%205100%205150%20SM/pinoutsb.htm (4 of 4)6/21/2004 12:38:42 AM...

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