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Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual 
Before You Begin
ExpressCards
Using the Memory Card Reader
Optical Drive
Hard Drive
Hinge Cover
Internal Card With Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
Keyboard
Memory
Display
Palm Rest
Wireless Mini Cards
Flash Cache Module (FCM)
 Notes, Notices, and Cautions
NOTE:
A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.
NOTICE:
A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
CAUTION:
A CAUTION indicates potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
Model PP22X
June 2007     Rev. A00
Modem
Coin-Cell Battery
Graphics Card Assembly
Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly
Processor Module
Fan
Speaker Assembly
System Board Assembly
Computer Base and Components
Battery Latch Assembly
Flashing the BIOS
Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors

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    Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. 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 Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.

  • Page 2: Wireless Sniffer Board

    Back to Contents Page   Computer Base and Components Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Wireless Sniffer Board   Audio Connector Board   Consumer Infrared (CIR) Board   USB Connector Board   Modem Connector   ExpressCard Cage   Computer Base  Wireless Sniffer Board   Removing the Wireless Sniffer Board   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 3: Audio Connector Board

      Replacing the Wireless Sniffer Board   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Connect the sniffer cable to the wireless sniffer board.   2. Align the screw hole in the wireless sniffer board with the screw hole in the base of the computer, and then lower the board into place.  ...

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      Replacing the Audio Connector Board   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Connect the audio cable to the audio connector board.   2. Align the screw hole in the audio connector board with the screw hole in the base of the computer, and then lower the board into place.  ...

  • Page 5: Usb Connector Board

    8. Remove the palm rest (see Removing the Palm Rest).   9. Remove the M2.5 x 5-mm screw that secures the CIR board to the base of the computer.   10. Lift the CIR board out of the computer. NOTICE: Do not disconnect the CIR cable from the system board.

  • Page 6: Modem Connector

    3. Remove the hard drive (see Removing a Hard Drive).   4. Remove the hinge cover (see Removing the Hinge Cover).   5. Remove the keyboard (see Removing the Keyboard).   6. Remove the display assembly (see Removing the Display Assembly).

  • Page 7: Removing The Modem Connector

    Removing the Modem Connector   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.   2. Remove the modem (see Removing the Modem).   3.

  • Page 8: Computer Base

      1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.   2. Remove the optical drive (see Removing the Optical Drive).   3. Remove the hard drive (see Removing a Hard Drive).   4. Remove the hinge cover (see Removing the Hinge Cover).

  • Page 9: Removing The Computer Base

    Removing the Computer Base   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.   2. Remove the system board (see Removing the System Board Assembly).

  • Page 10: Before You Begin

    To help prevent damage to the system board, you must remove the battery from the battery bay before you service the computer. NOTE: To avoid damage to the computer, use only the battery designed for this particular Dell computer. Do not use batteries designed for other Dell computers.

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    7. Slide the battery release latches until they click into place.   8. Slide the battery out of the battery bay. 1 battery 2 battery release latch (2)   9. Turn the computer top-side up, open the display, and press the power button to ground the system board. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 12: Flashing The Bios

    1. Ensure that the AC adapter is plugged in, the main battery is properly installed, and a network cable is attached.   2. Turn on the computer.   3. Locate the latest BIOS update file for your computer at support.dell.com.   4. Click Download Now to download the file.  ...

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    9. Double-click the file icon on the desktop and follow the instructions on the screen. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 14: Removing The Bluetooth Card

    Back to Contents Page   Internal Card With Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Bluetooth Card   Replacing the Bluetooth Card   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 15: Using The Memory Card Reader

    Back to Contents Page   Using the Memory Card Reader Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Memory Card Blanks   Removing a Memory Card or Blank   Installing a Memory Card The memory card reader provides a fast and convenient way to view and share digital photos, music, and videos stored on a memory card.

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    The computer recognizes the memory card and automatically loads the appropriate device driver. If the configuration program tells you to load the manufacturer's drivers, use the media that came with the memory card, if applicable. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 17: Removing The Coin-cell Battery

    Back to Contents Page   Coin-Cell Battery Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Coin-Cell Battery   Replacing the Coin-Cell Battery  Removing the Coin-Cell Battery   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

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      CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Connect the coin-cell battery cable to the system board.  ...

  • Page 19: Processor Module

    Back to Contents Page   Processor Module Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Processor Module   Replacing the Processor Module  Removing the Processor Module   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.

  • Page 20: Replacing The Processor Module

     Replacing the Processor Module   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: Do not touch the processor die. Press and hold the processor down on the substrate on which the die is mounted while turning the cam screw to prevent intermittent contact between the cam screw and processor.

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    Back to Contents Page   Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly   Replacing the Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly  Removing the Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

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      5. Replace the display assembly (see Replacing the Display Assembly).   6. Replace the keyboard (see Replacing the Keyboard).   7. Replace the hinge cover (see Replacing the Hinge Cover).   8. Replace the hard drive (see Replacing a Hard Drive).

  • Page 24: Display Assembly

    Back to Contents Page   Display Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Display Assembly   Display Bezel   Display Panel   Display Latch   Camera and Microphone Assembly  Display Assembly   Removing the Display Assembly   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 25: Replacing The Display Assembly

      9. Loosen the captive grounding screw, then disconnect the display cable from the display cable connector on the system board.   10. Disconnect the camera/microphone cable from the camera/microphone cable connector on the system board.   11. Lift the display cable and antenna cables from beneath the tabs on the palm rest. NOTICE: Ensure that the display cable and the antenna cables do not get caught beneath the plastic tabs on the palm rest.

  • Page 26: Display Bezel

      11. Close the display and turn the computer over.   12. Replace the two M2.5 x 8-mm screws on the bottom of the computer.   13. Connect the Mini-Card antenna cables (see Wireless Mini Cards).   14. Replace the Mini Card compartment cover and tighten the screws.  Display Bezel  ...

  • Page 27: Replacing The Display Bezel

      Replacing the Display Bezel   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.   2. Starting at any corner, use your fingers to gently snap the bezel into place to secure it to the display panel.  ...

  • Page 28: Replacing The Display Panel

      10. Use the pull tab to disconnect the bottom flex-cable connector from the inverter connector.   11. Press inward on the metal clamps on both sides of the top flex-cable connector and gently pull to disconnect the top flex-cable connector from the display locking connector.

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    2. Remove the hinge cover (see Removing the Hinge Cover).   3. Remove the keyboard (see Removing the Keyboard).   4. Remove the display assembly (see Removing the Display Assembly).   5. Remove the display bezel (see Removing the Display Bezel).

  • Page 30: Replacing The Display Latch

    Replacing the Display Latch   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Align the notches in the display latch with the tabs on the display latch cover.   2. Gently press one side of the display latch into the display latch cover until it snaps into place, then press the remaining side of the latch into place. When properly installed, the display latch moves back and forth freely on the display latch cover.

  • Page 31: Replacing The Camera And Microphone Assembly

      Replacing the Camera and Microphone Assembly   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.   2. Align the screw holes in the camera and microphone assembly with the screw holes in the display cover, then lower the assembly into place.  ...

  • Page 32: Removing The Fan

    Back to Contents Page   Fan Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Fan   Replacing the Fan  Removing the Fan   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.

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    CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Align the screw holes on the fan with the holes on the base of the computer.   2. In sequential order, replace the four M2.5 x 5-mm screws to secure the fan to the base of the computer.  ...

  • Page 34: Removing The Fcm

    Back to Contents Page   Flash Cache Module (FCM) Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the FCM   Replacing the FCM The Flash Cache Module (FCM) is an internal flash drive that helps improve the performance of your computer. If you ordered an FCM with your computer, the card is already installed.

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    Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Graphics Card Assembly   Replacing the Graphics Card Assembly NOTE: The graphics card assembly is available only on the Vostro 1700 (standard) and the Inspiron 1720 (optional).  Removing the Graphics Card Assembly   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

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    5. Replace the display assembly (see Replacing the Display Assembly).   6. Replace the keyboard (see Replacing the Keyboard).   7. Replace the hinge cover (see Replacing the Hinge Cover).   8. Replace the hard drive (see Replacing a Hard Drive).

  • Page 37: Hard Drive

    Depending on the configuration you ordered, your computer may have two hard drives, a primary hard drive and an optional secondary hard drive. NOTE: Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for hard drives obtained from sources other than Dell.  Removing a Hard Drive  ...

  • Page 38: Replacing A Hard Drive

    1 secondary hard drive bay 2 M2.5 x 5-mm screws (3) 3 primary hard drive 4 pull tab  Replacing a Hard Drive   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: Hard drives are extremely fragile.

  • Page 39: Hinge Cover

    Back to Contents Page   Hinge Cover Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Hinge Cover   Replacing the Hinge Cover  Removing the Hinge Cover   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 40: Removing The Keyboard

    Back to Contents Page   Keyboard Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Keyboard   Replacing the Keyboard For more information about the keyboard, see "Using the Keyboard and Touchpad" in your Owner's Manual.  Removing the Keyboard   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

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    tabs (6) keyboard connector notch on keyboard tab on palm rest palm rest       5. Replace the four M2 x 3-mm screws at the top of the keyboard.   6. Replace the hinge cover (see Replacing the Hinge Cover).

  • Page 42: Battery Latch Assembly

    Back to Contents Page   Battery Latch Assembly Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Battery Latch Assembly   Replacing the Battery Latch Assembly  Removing the Battery Latch Assembly   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

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    Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 44: Removing A Memory Module

    If you need to install memory modules in two connectors, install a memory module in the connector labeled "DIMMA" before you install a module in the connector labeled "DIMMB." NOTE: Memory modules purchased from Dell are covered under your computer warranty.  Removing a Memory Module  ...

  • Page 45: Replacing A Memory Module

    1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Turn the computer over.   3. Loosen the captive screw on the memory module cover, then remove the cover and set it aside. memory module cover captive screw NOTICE: To prevent damage to the memory module connector, do not use tools to spread the memory module securing clips.  ...

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    As the computer boots, it detects the additional memory and automatically updates the system configuration information. To confirm the amount of memory installed in the computer, click Start ® Help and Support® Dell System Information.   DIMM B Memory Module The DIMM B memory module is located under the memory module cover on the bottom of the computer.

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    As the computer boots, it detects the additional memory and automatically updates the system configuration information. To confirm the amount of memory installed in the computer, click Start ® Help and Support® Dell System Information. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 48: Wireless Mini Cards

    Back to Contents Page   Wireless Mini Cards Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing a Mini Card   Replacing a Mini Card   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. If you ordered a wireless Mini Card with your computer, the card is already installed. Your computer supports three types of wireless Mini Cards:  Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)

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    antenna cable connectors (2) WLAN card   5. Release the WLAN card by pushing the metal securing tabs toward the back of the computer until the card pops up slightly.   6. Lift the WLAN card out of its system board connector. metal securing tabs (2) WLAN card  ...

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    captive screws (2) cover   4. Disconnect the two antenna cables from the WWAN card. antenna cable connectors (2) WWAN card   5. Release the WWAN card by pushing the metal securing tabs toward the back of the computer until the card pops up slightly.  ...

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    metal securing tabs (2) WWAN card   WPAN Card   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Turn the computer over.   3. Loosen the two captive screws on the Mini Card compartment cover, then remove the cover and set it aside. captive screws (2) cover  ...

  • Page 52: Wlan Card

    WPAN card metal securing tabs (2)  Replacing a Mini Card   WLAN Card NOTICE: The connectors are keyed to ensure correct insertion. If you feel resistance, check the connectors on the card and on the system board, and realign the card. NOTICE: To avoid damage to the WLAN card, never place cables under the card.

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    WPAN Card NOTICE: The connectors are keyed to ensure correct insertion. If you feel resistance, check the connectors on the card and on the system board, and realign the card. NOTICE: To avoid damage to the WPAN card, never place cables under the card.  ...

  • Page 54: Removing The Modem

    Back to Contents Page   Modem Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Modem   Replacing the Modem  Removing the Modem   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.

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    NOTICE: The modem connectors are keyed to ensure correct insertion. If you feel resistance, check the connectors for proper alignment.   1. Connect the modem cable to the new modem.   2. Align the screw holes on the modem with the screw holes on the system board and the base of the computer.  ...

  • Page 56: Optical Drive

    Back to Contents Page   Optical Drive Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Optical Drive   Replacing the Optical Drive  Removing the Optical Drive   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 57: Palm Rest

    Back to Contents Page   Palm Rest Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Palm Rest   Replacing the Palm Rest  Removing the Palm Rest   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.

  • Page 58: Replacing The Palm Rest

    1 palm rest 2 computer base 3 touch pad connector     NOTICE: Do not use force to separate the palm rest from the computer. If you encounter resistance, gently flex or apply pressure to the palm rest, or move along the edge, working away from the area of resistance, until the palm rest is free.  ...

  • Page 59: Expresscard Blanks

    Back to Contents Page   ExpressCards Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    ExpressCard Blanks   Removing an ExpressCard or Blank   Installing an ExpressCard or Blank ExpressCards provide wired and wireless communications, multimedia and security features. For example, you can add an ExpressCard to make wireless wide area network (WWAN) connectivity available on your computer.

  • Page 60

     Installing an ExpressCard or Blank   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. You can install an ExpressCard in the computer while the computer is running. The computer automatically detects the card. ExpressCards are generally marked with a symbol (such as a triangle or an arrow) or a label to indicate which end to insert into the slot.

  • Page 61: Usb Connector

    Back to Contents Page   Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    USB Connector   Video Connector   S-Video TV-Out Connector   1394 Connector  USB Connector     Signal USB5V+ USBP– USBP+  Video Connector         Signal Signal CRT_R 9 CRT_G 10 CRT_B 11 MONITOR_DETECT–...

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      S-Video     Signal DLUMA-L DCRMA-L  1394 Connector     Signal TPB- TPB+ TPA- TPA+ Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 63: Speaker Assembly

    Back to Contents Page   Speaker Assembly Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the Speaker Assembly   Replacing the Speaker Assembly  Removing the Speaker Assembly   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.

  • Page 64

    3. Connect the speaker cable to the system board.   4. Replace the palm rest (see Replacing the Palm Rest).   5. Replace the internal card with Bluetooth wireless technology, if installed (see Replacing the Bluetooth Card).   6. Replace the display assembly (see Replacing the Display Assembly).

  • Page 65: System Board Assembly

    Back to Contents Page   System Board Assembly Dell™ Vostro™ 1700 and Inspiron™ 1720/1721 Service Manual    Removing the System Board Assembly   Replacing the System Board Assembly The system board's BIOS chip contains the Service Tag, which is also visible on a barcode label on the bottom of the computer. The replacement kit for the system board includes media that provides a utility for transferring the Service Tag to the replacement system board.

  • Page 66: Replacing The System Board Assembly

      23. Lift the left side of the system board, and then carefully lift the system board out of the computer. 1 speaker cable connector 2 sniffer/audio cable connector 3 CIR cable connector 4 Bluetooth cable connector 5 USB I/O cable connector    ...

  • Page 67

      11. Replace the graphics card assembly, if applicable (see Replacing the Graphics Card Assembly).   12. Replace the modem (see Replacing the Modem).   13. Replace the DIMM A memory module (see Replacing a Memory Module).   14. Replace the palm rest (see Replacing the Palm Rest).

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    Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. 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 Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.

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Inspiron 1720, Inspiron 1721

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