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Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual
Before You Begin
Preparing to Work Inside the Computer
Recommended Tools
Computer Orientation
Screw Identification
System Components
Memory Module, Mini PCI Card, and Modules
Memory Module
Mini PCI Card
Modules
Color Insert Cover
Reserve Battery
Hard Drive
Keyboard
Display Assembly and Display Latch
Display Assembly
Display Bezel
Display Panel
Display Latch
Palm Rest
Docking Doors
Fan
Bluetooth™ Card
Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly
Microprocessor Module
Flashing the BIOS
Speakers
Base Latch
Modem
System Board
Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors
USB Connector
Video Connector
Parallel Connector
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 a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
 
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 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; Bluetooth is a trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by
Dell Computer Corporation under license.
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.
Model PP05L
July 2003 Rev. A01
 

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  • Page 1

    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; Bluetooth is a trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell Computer Corporation under license.

  • Page 2: Before You Begin

    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 applicable instructions in safety instructions in the Owner's Manual that came with the computer.

  • Page 3: Recommended Tools

    Recommended Tools  The procedures in this manual require the following tools:  #1 Phillips screwdriver  ¼-inch flat-blade screwdriver  Small plastic scribe  Flash BIOS update program floppy disk or CD Computer Orientation     back right front left Screw Identification  When you are removing and replacing components, photocopy "Screw Identification"...

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            Display Assembly: Display Bezel: Display Panel: (3 each) (6 each) (4 each)                Display Latch:  Palm Rest:  Fan:  (3 each)  (3 each)  (2 each)          (9 each)  ...

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       (4 each)       Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 6: Flashing The Bios

    Back to Contents Page Flashing the BIOS Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual 1.  Ensure that the AC adapter is plugged in and that the main battery is installed properly.   NOTE: If you use a BIOS update program CD to flash the BIOS, set up the computer to boot from a CD before inserting the CD.

  • Page 7

    Back to Contents Page Bluetooth™ Card  Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 8

    Back to Contents Page Color Insert Cover Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual Removing the Color Insert Cover 1.  Press down along the front of the display as shown.   2.  Firmly grasp the lip of the cover to detach it from the computer, and pull the cover up.

  • Page 9: Microprocessor Module

    Back to Contents Page Microprocessor Module Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual Removing the Microprocessor Module   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 10

    NOTICE: Ensure that the cam lock is in the fully open position before seating the microprocessor module. Seating the microprocessor module properly in the ZIF socket does not require force.   NOTICE: A microprocessor module that is not properly seated can result in an intermittent connection or permanent damage to the microprocessor and ZIF socket.

  • Page 11: Display Assembly

    Back to Contents Page Display Assembly and Display Latch Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual   Display Assembly   Display Bezel   Display Panel   Display Latch Display Assembly   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 12

        display computer base         1 display bumpers (6) 5 top cover 2 M2 x 5-mm screws (6) 6 M2 x 5-mm screws (4) 3 display bezel 7 flex cable connector 4 display panel 8 flex-cable retention bracket...

  • Page 13: Display Bezel

    5.  Remove the six M2 x 5-mm screws located on the front of the bezel.   NOTICE: Carefully separate the bezel from the top cover to avoid damage to the bezel. 6.  Starting at the bottom of the display panel (by the Dell™ logo), use your fingers to separate the bezel from the top cover by lifting the inside edge of  the bezel away from the top cover. Display Panel  ...

  • Page 14: Display Latch

    Display Latch   NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer. 1.

  • Page 15

    Back to Contents Page Docking Doors Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual Removing the Docking Doors   CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

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    Back to Contents Page Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 18: 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 19

    5.  Open the display approximately 1/2 inch.   NOTICE: Use firm and even pressure to slide the drive into place. If you force the hard drive into place using excessive force, you may damage the connector. 6.  Press the hard drive cover down until it is fully seated in the bay, and tighten the screw. 7.

  • Page 20

    Back to Contents Page Keyboard Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual     CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 21

      center control cover 4.  Remove the keyboard: a.  Remove the two M2.5 x 6-mm screws across the top of the keyboard.   NOTICE: The keycaps on the keyboard are fragile, easily dislodged, and time- consuming to replace. Be careful when removing and handling the keyboard.

  • Page 22: Base Latch

    Back to Contents Page Base Latch Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 23

    Back to Contents Page Modem Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 24

      modem modem cable Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 25: Palm Rest

    Back to Contents Page Palm Rest Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual     CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 26

      1 back center of the palm rest 2 touch pad connector 3 system board connector 4 computer base 6.  Turn the computer over and remove the nine M2.5 x 8-mm screws.     1 M2.5 x 8-mm screws (9)  ...

  • Page 27: Usb Connector

    Back to Contents Page Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual   USB Connector   Video Connector   Parallel Connector USB Connector     Signal USB5V+ USBP– USBP+ Video Connector     Signal Signal CRT_R CRT_G CRT_B MONITOR_DETECT– DDC_DATA CRT_HS CRT_VS DDC_CLK    ...

  • Page 28

      Signal Signal STROBE– ACK– BUSY SLCT AFD/3M– ERROR– INIT– SLIN– 18-25   Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 29: Reserve Battery

    Reserve Battery Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual   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. You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface.

  • Page 30

    Back to Contents Page Speakers Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 31: System Board

    Back to Contents Page System Board Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual Removing the System Board   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 32: Installing The System Board

      M2 x 3-mm screws (4) 9.  Remove the four M2 x 3-mm screws labeled "circle B" that secure the system board to the computer base. 10.  Pull out the system board starting from the front of the palm rest. Installing the System Board 1.

  • Page 33: System Components

    System Components Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual   NOTICE: 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.

  • Page 34: Removing The Microprocessor Thermal-cooling Assembly

    Back to Contents Page Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly Dell™ Inspiron™ 600m Service Manual Removing the Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.   NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer.

  • Page 35

    Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation; Bluetooth is a trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell Computer Corporation under license. 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 36: Memory Module

    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. You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface.   NOTE: Memory modules purchased from Dell are covered under your computer warranty. 1.  Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer."...

  • Page 37: Mini Pci Card

     As the computer boots, it detects the additional memory and automatically updates the system configuration information. Mini PCI Card  If you ordered a Mini PCI card at the same time that you ordered your computer, Dell has already installed the card for you.  ...

  • Page 38

    3.  Place your finger under the cover at the indentation, and lift and slide the cover open.   4.  If a Mini PCI card is not already installed, go to step 5. If you are replacing a Mini PCI card, remove the existing card: a.

  • Page 39

    8.  Continue lowering the Mini PCI card until it snaps into the inner tabs of the connector. 9.  Replace the cover. Modules  Your computer ships with an optical drive installed in the module bay. However, the device security screw is not installed in the optical drive but packaged separately.

  • Page 40

        M2 x 3-mm screw 4.  Press the device latch release so that the latch release pops out. 5.  Pull the device by the latch release to remove the device from the module bay.     NOTICE: Insert devices into the module bay before you dock and turn on the computer.  ...

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