Dell™ Inspiron™ 1410 Service Manual 
Mini-Cards
Keyboard
Display
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:
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Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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Model PP38L
August 2008 Rev. A00
Processor
Coin-Cell Battery
Speaker
Internal Card With Bluetooth® Wireless Technology

   Summary of Contents for Dell Inspiron 1410

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    Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, and Inspiron are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Bluetooth is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell under license.

  • Page 2: Module Cover, Removing The Module Cover, Replacing The Module Cover

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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 3: Battery Latch Assembly, Removing The Battery Latch Assembly, Replacing The Battery Latch Assembly

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching a connector on the back panel of the computer.

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    Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 5: Before You Begin, Recommended Tools, Turning Off Your Computer, Before Working Inside Your Computer

    Hold a component such as a processor by its edges, not by its pins. 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.

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    To avoid damaging the system board, you must remove the main battery 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 7: Flashing The Bios, 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 8

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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 9: Removing The Coin-cell Battery

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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: Removing The Processor, Replacing The Processor

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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).

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      1. Align the pin-1 corner of the processor so that it points to the triangle on the ZIF socket, and insert the processor into the ZIF socket. When the processor is correctly seated, all four corners are aligned at the same height. If one or more corners of the processor are higher than the others, the processor is not seated correctly.

  • Page 12: Processor Heat Sink, Removing The Processor Heat Sink, Replacing The Processor Heat Sink

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance 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 13: Display Assembly, Removing The Display Assembly

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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 14: Replacing The Display Assembly

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   1. Place the display assembly in place and replace the two screws on each side of the display hinges.

  • Page 15: Display Bezel, Removing The Display Bezel, Replacing The Display Bezel, Display Panel

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   1. Align the display bezel over the display panel, and gently snap into place.

  • Page 16: Replacing The Display Panel

      CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   1. Align the display panel brackets with the display panel.

  • Page 17: Display Panel Cable, Display Inverter

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   1. Connect the flex cable to the connector on the inverter board.

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    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   1. Align the holes on the inverter board with the tabs on the display cover and snap it into position.

  • Page 19: System Fan, Removing The System Fan, Replacing The System Fan

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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 20: Hard Drive, Removing The Hard Drive

    NOTE: If you are installing a hard drive from a source other than Dell, you need to install an operating system, drivers, and utilities on the new hard drive (see "Restoring Your Operating System" and "Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities" in your Setup Guide).

  • Page 21: Replacing The Hard Drive

    hard drive cage hard drive NOTICE: When the hard drive is not in the computer, store it in a protective antistatic package (see "Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge" in the safety instructions shipped with your computer).  Replacing the Hard Drive   1.

  • Page 22: Center Control Cover, Removing The Center Control Cover, Replacing The Center Control Cover

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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).

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      1. Snap the center control cover in place.   2. Turn the computer over and replace the three screws that secure the center control cover to the computer base.   3. Replace the two screws in the battery bay.  ...

  • Page 24: Removing The Keyboard, Replacing The Keyboard

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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).

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      4. Replace the center control cover (see Center Control Cover).   5. Slide the battery into the battery bay, until it clicks into place. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 26: Memory Module

    Install only memory modules that are intended for your computer. NOTE: Memory modules purchased from Dell are covered under your computer warranty. Your computer has two user-accessible SODIMM sockets that can be accessed from 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 28: Removing The Wlan Card

    If you ordered a WLAN card with your computer, the card is already installed. NOTE: Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for Mini-Cards from sources other than Dell. Your computer supports one Mini-Card for WLAN  Removing the WLAN Card  ...

  • Page 29: Replacing The Wlan 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 30: Optical Drive, Removing The Optical Drive, Replacing The Optical Drive

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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: Palm Rest, Removing The Palm Rest

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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: Replacing The Palm Rest

    palmrest screw (2) power/keyboard status light cable touch pad cable display hinge cable  Replacing the Palm Rest   1. Align the palm rest with the computer base and gently snap it into place.   2. Reconnect the power/keyboard device status light, touch pad, and display hinge cables to the respective system board connectors.  ...

  • Page 33: Removing The Speaker, Replacing The Speaker

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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 34: System Board, Removing The System Board

    CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. 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: Replacing The System Board

      CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   1. Follow all of the steps in Removing the System Board in reverse order.

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