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Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual
Before You Begin
Base Cover
Coin-Cell Battery
Memory
Hard Drive
Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly
Processor Module
Center Control Cover
Keyboard
Wireless Mini-Card
Display
Camera
Palm Rest
Speaker Assembly
Optical Drive
USB/Audio Board
Microphone
System Board Assembly
Battery Latch Assembly
Flashing the BIOS
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.
If you purchased a Dell™ n Series computer, any references in this document to Microsoft
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2008 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden.
Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries; Bluetooth is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell 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 Inc. disclaims any
proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
Model: PP33L
May 2008     Rev. A00
® 
®
Windows
operating systems are not applicable.

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  • Page 1 Corporation in the United States and/or other countries; Bluetooth is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell 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 Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
  • Page 2: Removing The Base Cover

    Back to Contents Page   Base Cover Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.   CAUTION: Before performing this procedures, turn off the computer, disconnect the AC adapter from the electrical outlet and the computer, disconnect the modem from the wall connector and the computer, and remove any other external cables from the computer.
  • Page 3: Recommended Tools

    To help prevent damage to the system board, you must remove the battery from the battery bay before you service the computer. NOTICE: 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.
  • Page 4 1 battery 2 battery release latch   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 5: Flashing The Bios From A Cd

    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.  ...
  • Page 6 9. Double-click the file icon on the desktop and follow the instructions on the screen. Back to Contents Page  ...
  • Page 7: Removing The Usb/Audio Board

    Back to Contents Page   USB/Audio Board Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer. NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on the back of the computer).
  • Page 8: Removing The Camera Module

    Back to Contents Page   Camera Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.   CAUTION: Before performing this procedures, turn off the computer, disconnect the AC adapter from the electrical outlet and the computer, disconnect the modem from the wall connector and the computer, and remove any other external cables from the computer.
  • Page 9: Removing The Center Control Cover

    Back to Contents Page   Center Control Cover Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer. NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on the back of the computer).
  • Page 10: Replacing The Center Control Cover

      8. Lift the keyboard and hold it up and slightly forward to access the media control buttons connector on the system board. media control buttons cable 2 media control buttons connector   9. Disconnect the media control buttons cable from the connector on the system board.  ...
  • Page 11: Removing The Coin-Cell Battery

    Back to Contents Page   Coin-Cell Battery Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   Removing the Coin-Cell Battery   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.
  • Page 12: Removing The Processor Module

    Back to Contents Page   Processor Module Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   Removing the Processor Module   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.  ...
  • Page 13 NOTE: The pin-1 corner of the processor module has a triangle that aligns with the triangle on the pin-1 corner of the ZIF socket. When the processor module is properly 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 properly.
  • Page 14: Removing The Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly

    Back to Contents Page   Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   Removing the Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.
  • Page 16: Removing The Display Assembly

    Back to Contents Page   Display Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   Display Assembly   Display Bezel   Display Panel   Display Inverter   Display Hinges  Display Assembly   Removing the Display Assembly   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.
  • Page 17: Replacing The Display Assembly

      8. Disconnect the display data cable from the connector on the system board, loosen the captive screw, and release the cable from the securing plastic tabs.   9. Disconnect the camera cable from the system board, loosen the captive screw, and release it from the securing plastic tabs.  ...
  • Page 18: Removing The Display Bezel

      7. Replace the keyboard (see Replacing the Keyboard).   8. Replace the center control cover (see Replacing the Center Control Cover).   9. Close the display and turn the computer over.   10. Replace and tighten the two screws securing the display assembly to the bottom of the computer.  ...
  • Page 19: Removing The Display Panel

     Display Panel   Removing the Display Panel   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.   CAUTION: The following instructions are not applicable to Edge-to-Edge display panels, which should not be disassembled.  ...
  • Page 20: Replacing The Display Panel

    1 display panel bracket (2) 2 screws (4)   8. Turn over the display panel and remove the conductive tape on the display board.   9. Disconnect the display cable from the display board. 1 display cable connector 2 display cable  ...
  • Page 21: Display Inverter

      9. Replace the keyboard (see Replacing the Keyboard).   10. Replace the center control cover (see Replacing the Center Control Cover).  Display Inverter   Removing the Display Inverter   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.  ...
  • Page 22: Replacing The Display Hinges

      3. Remove the display panel without removing the display bracket. See Removing the Display Panel.   4. Remove the four screws (two on each side) securing the display hinges to the display cover.   5. Remove the display hinges. 1 screws (4) 2 hinges (2)  ...
  • Page 23: Removing The Hard Drive

    Sleep state. NOTICE: Hard drives are extremely fragile. Exercise care when handling the hard drive. NOTE: Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for hard drives obtained from sources other than Dell.   Removing the Hard Drive   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.
  • Page 24: Replacing The Hard Drive

    1 hard drive cage NOTICE: Do not disconnect the hard drive cable from the hard drive connector using the pull tab.   8. Disconnect the hard drive cable from the connector on the hard drive.. NOTICE: When the hard drive is not in the computer, store it in protective antistatic packaging. For more information, see "Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge"...
  • Page 25: Removing The Keyboard

    Back to Contents Page   Keyboard Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer. NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on the back of the computer).
  • Page 26: Replacing The Keyboard

    screws (2) keyboard connetor latch keyboard tabs palm rest slot   Replacing the Keyboard   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Slide the keyboard cable into the keyboard connector.   3. Rotate the keyboard connector latch to secure the cable.  ...
  • Page 27: Removing The Battery Latch Assembly

    Back to Contents Page   Battery Latch Assembly Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   Removing the Battery Latch Assembly   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.
  • Page 28   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer. NOTICE: Ensure the battery latch assembly is properly oriented. The indent for the screw should face up when installing the assembly.   1. Slide the battery latch assembly into place.  ...
  • Page 29: Removing Memory Modules

    Back to Contents Page   Memory Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer. You can increase your computer memory by installing memory modules on the system board. See "Specifications" in your Quick Reference Guide for information on the memory supported by your computer.
  • Page 30 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 31: Removing The Microphone Module

    Back to Contents Page   Microphone Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer. NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on the back of the computer).
  • Page 32: Wireless Mini-Card

    Back to Contents Page   Wireless Mini-Card Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer. NOTICE: To help prevent damage to the system board, you must remove the battery from the battery bay before you begin working inside the computer.
  • Page 33: Replacing The Mini-Card

    9. Install the drivers and utilities for your computer, as required. For more information, see the Dell Technology Guide. NOTE: If you are installing a communication card from a source other than Dell, you must install the appropriate drivers and utilities. For more information, see the Dell Technology Guide.
  • Page 34 Back to Contents Page  ...
  • Page 35: Replacing The Optical Drive

    Back to Contents Page   Optical Drive Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   Removing the Optical Drive   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Remove the palm rest (see Removing the Palm Rest).   3. Remove the three screws on the optical drive and take out the optical drive from the bay.
  • Page 36 optical drive optical drive interposer Back to Contents Page  ...
  • Page 37: Removing The Palm Rest

    Back to Contents Page   Palm Rest Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   Removing the Palm Rest   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.  ...
  • Page 38: Replacing The Palm Rest

    1 screws (8) 2 fingerprint reader connector 3 touch pad connector 4 speaker connector   9. Moving from left to right, carefully lift the palm rest along the rear edge, near the hinge brackets, then gently lift the palm rest to remove it from the computer.
  • Page 39: Removing The Speaker Assembly

    Back to Contents Page   Speaker Assembly Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual   Removing the Speaker Assembly   CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer.   1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.  ...
  • Page 40: Removing The System Board Assembly

    Back to Contents Page   System Board Assembly Dell™ Studio 1535/1536 Service Manual The BIOS chip in the system board 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 41 CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer. NOTICE: Ensure that any loose cables do not get caught beneath the system board.   1. Replace the system board in position.   2. Replace the four screws on the top of the system board.  ...

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