Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual 
Battery
Keyboard
Memory, Modem, and Mini PCI Card Modules
Hinge Cover and Display Module
Coin-Cell Battery
Optical Bay Latch
Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors
 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.
For a complete list of abbreviations and acronyms, see the Dell Inspiron Help file.
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.
© 2004 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, the DELL logo, and Inspiron are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
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 PP07S
July 2004 Rev. A00
® 
®
Windows
operating systems are not applicable.

   Related Manuals for Dell Inspiron 700m

   Summary of Contents for Dell Inspiron 700m

  • Page 1: Abbreviations And Acronyms

    Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, and Inspiron are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. 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 A Battery, Installing The Battery

    Back to Contents Page   Battery Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual    Removing a Battery   Installing the Battery  Removing a Battery   CAUTION: Before performing these procedures, disconnect the modem from the telephone wall jack.   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 3: 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.

  • Page 4: Computer Orientation

    3. If the computer is connected to a docking device (docked), undock it. See the documentation that came with your docking device for instructions. NOTICE: To disconnect a network cable, first unplug the cable from your computer and then unplug it from the network wall jack.  ...

  • Page 5

     Screw Identification Placemat When you are removing and replacing components, photocopy the placemat as a tool to lay out and keep track of the screws. The placemat provides the number of screws and their sizes. NOTICE: When reinstalling a screw, you must use a screw of the correct diameter and length. Ensure that the screw is properly aligned with its corresponding hole, and avoid overtightening.

  • Page 6: Flashing The Bios

    Back to Contents Page   Flashing the BIOS Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual  To update the basic input/output system (BIOS):   1. Go to support.dell.com. If this is your first time to use the website, complete the one-time registration.   2. Enter the Service Tag for your computer or select the appropriate Dell™ computer.  Click Go.

  • Page 7: Dell Diagnostics, When To Use The Dell Diagnostics, Starting The Dell Diagnostics

     When to Use the Dell Diagnostics If you experience a problem with your computer, perform the checks in the "Solving Problems" section in your User's Guide or Owner's Manual and run the Dell Diagnostics before you contact Dell for technical assistance. Running the Dell Diagnostics may help you resolve the problem without contacting Dell. If you do contact Dell, the test results can provide important information for Dell's service and support personnel.

  • Page 8: Dell Diagnostics Main Menu

    Allows you to customize the test by changing the test settings.   4. When the tests are complete, close the test screen to return to the Main Menu screen. To exit the Dell Diagnostics and restart the computer, close the Main Menu screen.

  • Page 9: Removing The Hinge Cover, Replacing The Hinge Cover

    Back to Contents Page   Hinge Cover and Display Module Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual    Removing the Hinge Cover   Replacing the Hinge Cover   Removing the Display Module   Replacing the Display   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 10

      3. Place the hinge cover over the front display latches and rotate the cover down into place.   4. Ensure that the two securing tabs on the outer edge of hinge cover are engaged in their respective slots NOTE: Make sure that the main cable and the speaker cables are tucked away from the hinge before you reattach the hinge cover.

  • Page 11: Replacing The Display

    1 display cable tab 2 display module 3 speaker cable connector 4 display cable connector NOTICE: Do not pull on the signal cable. Pull the signal connector to disconnect the cables.   12. Disconnect the signal cable from the system board.  ...

  • Page 12

    7. Connect the signal cable to the system board.   8. If a tape secured the signal connector, replace it and connect the signal cable to the system board.   9. Close the display and turn the computer over.   10.

  • Page 13: Cooling Fan

    Back to Contents Page   Cooling Fan Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual    Removing the Cooling Fan  Removing the Cooling Fan   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets.

  • Page 14

    Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 15: Hard Drive, Replacing The Hard Drive

    Back to Contents Page   Hard Drive Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual    Replacing the Hard Drive   Returning a Hard Drive to Dell  Replacing the Hard Drive   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 16

    1 hard drive securing bracket 2 pull tab 3 hard drive   5. Remove the new drive from its packaging. Save the original packaging for storing or shipping the hard drive. NOTICE: Use firm and even pressure to slide the drive into place. If you use excessive force, you may damage the connector.  ...

  • Page 17: Returning A Hard Drive To Dell

    11. Install the drivers and utilities for your computer.  Returning a Hard Drive to Dell Return your old hard drive to Dell in its original or comparable foam packaging. Otherwise, the hard drive may be damaged in transit. 1 foam packaging...

  • Page 18: Removing The Keyboard

    Back to Contents Page   Keyboard Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual    Removing the Keyboard   Replacing the Keyboard  Removing the Keyboard   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets.

  • Page 19: Replacing The Keyboard

     Replacing the Keyboard   1. Place the keyboard face-down on the upper case and flip the keyboard flex cable toward the front of the computer. NOTICE: To avoid damage to the connector pins, insert the keyboard flex cable evenly into the ZIF connector on the system board, and do not reverse the keyboard flex cable.

  • Page 20

    Back to Contents Page   Optical Bay Latch Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual    Removing the Optical Bay Latch   Replacing the Optical Bay Latch  Removing the Optical Bay Latch   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 21

      Replacing the Optical Bay Latch   1. Snap in the new latch button from behind the bottom case, making certain that the snap tabs are fully engaged in the latch. NOTE: The optical latch release has springs and should be installed on the bottom case.  ...

  • Page 22: Palm Rest, Removing The Palm Rest

    Back to Contents Page   Palm Rest Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual    Removing the Palm Rest   Replacing the Palm Rest  Removing the Palm Rest   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 23: Replacing The Palm Rest

    1 palm-rest flex cable 4 M2 x 5-mm screws (2) 2 ZIF connector 5 palm-rest 3 ZIF connector tabs (2) 6 bottom case   8. Lift the ZIF connector, and disconnect the palm-rest flex cable from its ZIF connector on the system board.  ...

  • Page 24: Video Connector, Ieee 1394 Connector

    Back to Contents Page   Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual    USB Connector 2.0 (dual-stacked)   Video Connector   IEEE 1394 Connector  USB Connector 2.0 (dual-stacked)     Signal Data– Data+  Video Connector         Signal Signal CRT_VCC GREEN 10...

  • Page 25

    Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 26: Removing The Coin-cell Battery, Replacing The Coin-cell Battery

    Back to Contents Page   Coin-Cell Battery Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m 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.

  • Page 27

    Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 28: System Board, Removing The System Board

    Back to Contents Page   System Board Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m Service Manual    Removing the System Board   Replacing the System Board  Removing the System Board   CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

  • Page 29: Replacing The System Board

    screw   11. Remove the two 5 mm hex nuts on either side of the video connector located on the left side of the computer.   12. Disconnect the coin-cell battery connector and the modem cable connector from the main board.  ...

  • Page 30: System Components

      System Components Dell™ Inspiron™ 700m 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 manual assumes that a part can be replaced by performing the removal procedure in reverse order.

  • Page 31

    Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, and Inspiron are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. 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 32: Adding Memory

    Read "Before Working Inside Your Computer" before performing the following procedure. NOTE: Memory modules purchased from Dell are covered under your computer warranty.   Installing A Lower Memory Module   1. Ensure that the work surface is flat and clean to prevent scratching the computer cover.

  • Page 33

    NOTICE: Handle components and cards by their edges, and avoid touching pins and contacts. Ground yourself by touching a metal connector on the back of the computer. Continue to ground yourself periodically during this procedure. a.  Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory module connector until the module pops up. b.

  • Page 34

      7. Loosen the two captive screws, and remove the upper memory module cover. 1 upper memory module cover 2 captive screws (2) NOTICE: To prevent damage to the memory module connector, do not use tools to spread the memory module securing clips.  ...

  • Page 35

      11. Replace the keyboard.   12. Insert the battery into the battery bay, or connect the AC adapter to your computer and an electrical outlet.   13. Turn on the computer. To confirm the amount of memory installed in the computer, click the Start button, click Help and Support, and then click Computer Information.  Replacing a Modem  ...

  • Page 36: Adding A Mini Pci Card

    1 M2 x 5-mm modem screws 2 modem 3 modem cable connector 4 system board connector   9. Connect the modem cable to the modem. NOTICE: The connectors are keyed to ensure correct insertion. If you feel resistance, check the connectors and realign the card.  ...

  • Page 37

    1 Mini PCI card and modem cover 2 captive screw (2)   8. If a Mini PCI card is not already installed, go to step 10.   9. If you are replacing a Mini PCI card, remove the existing card: a.  Disconnect the Mini PCI card from the attached cables. 1 antenna cable connectors b.

  • Page 38

    1 Mini PCI card 2 release latches (2) c.  Lift the Mini PCI card out of its connector. NOTICE: To avoid damaging the Mini PCI card, never place cables on top of or under the card.   10. To replace a Mini PCI card, align the card with the connector at a 45-degree angle, and press the Mini PCI card into the connector.  ...

  • Page 39

    1 antenna cable connectors   14. Replace the cover and tighten the screws. Back to Contents Page  ...

This manual also for:

Inspiron 700m

Comments to this Manuals

Symbols: 0
Latest comments: