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Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual
 Before You Begin
Preparing to Work Inside the Computer
Recommended Tools
Computer Orientation
Screw Identification
 Memory Module, Mini PCI Card, and Devices
Memory Module
Mini PCI Card
Devices
 System Components
 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
 System Board
 Microprocessor Module
 Flashing the BIOS
 Speakers
 Base Latch
 Modem
 Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors
USB Connector
Video Connector
Parallel Connector
S-Video TV-Out Connector
Serial 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 Latitude are trademarks of Dell Computer Corporation; Intel is a registered trademarks of Intel Corporation; Microsoft and
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.
Model PP05L
April 2003 Rev. A00

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  • Page 1 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 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 the safety instructions in the System Information Guide 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"...
  • Page 4   Display Assembly: Display Bezel:  Display Panel: (3 each) (display bumpers, 6 each)  (4 each)   (6 each)              Display Latch:  Palm Rest:  Fan:  (3 each)  (3 each)  (2 each)          (9 each)  ...
  • Page 5  (4 each)         Back to Contents Page  ...
  • Page 6: Flashing The Bios

    Back to Contents Page Flashing the BIOS Dell™ Latitude™ D500 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™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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: Microprocessor Module

    Back to Contents Page Microprocessor Module Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual Removing the Microprocessor Module   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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 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 10: Display

    Back to Contents Page Display Assembly and Display Latch Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual   Display Assembly   Display Bezel   Display Panel   Display Latch Display Assembly   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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 11: Table Of Contents

      display computer base     display bumpers (6) display panel M2 x 5-mm screws (6) top cover display bezel M2 x 5-mm screws (4) Display Bezel  ...
  • Page 12: Display Panel

    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 13: M2 X 5-Mm Screws

      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 14 Back to Contents Page Docking Doors Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual Removing the Docking Doors   CAUTION: Before working inside your computer, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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 15 Back to Contents Page  ...
  • Page 16 Back to Contents Page Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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 17: 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 18   NOTICE: If you do not open the display before you replace your hard drive, you might permanently scratch your display bezel. 6.  Open the display approximately 0.5 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.
  • Page 19 Back to Contents Page Keyboard Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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 20 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 21: Base Latch

    Back to Contents Page Base Latch Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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 22 Back to Contents Page Modem Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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   modem modem cable Back to Contents Page  ...
  • Page 24: Palm Rest

    Back to Contents Page Palm Rest Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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 25   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 26: Usb Connector

    Back to Contents Page Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual   USB Connector   Video Connector   Parallel Connector   S-Video TV-Out Connector   Serial Connector USB Connector     Signal USB5V+ USBP– USBP+ Video Connector     Signal Signal CRT_R CRT_G CRT_B MONITOR_DETECT– DDC_DATA...
  • Page 27: Serial Connector

      Signal Signal STROBE– ACK– BUSY SLCT AFD/3M– ERROR– INIT– SLIN– 18–25 S-Video TV-Out Connector     S-Video Signal DLUMA-L DCRMA-L   Composite Video Signal DCMPS-L Serial Connector  ...
  • Page 28   Signal Signal RXDA TXDA       Back to Contents Page  ...
  • Page 29 Reserve Battery Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before working inside your Dell™ computer, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual Removing the System Board   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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) 8.  Remove the four M2 x 3-mm screws labeled "circle B" that secure the system board to the computer base. 9.  Pull out the system board starting from the front of the computer. Installing the System Board 1.
  • Page 33: System Components

    System Components Dell™ Latitude™ D500 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 Back to Contents Page Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly Dell™ Latitude™ D500 Service Manual Removing the Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly   CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide.   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, lift up the cover, 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 7.  Lower the Mini PCI card toward the inner tabs to approximately a 20-degree angle. 8.  Continue lowering the Mini PCI card until it snaps into the inner tabs of the connector. 9.  Replace the cover. Devices  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 2.  Close the display and turn the computer over. 3.  Use a #1 Phillips screwdriver to remove the M2 x 3-mm screw from the bottom of the computer.     M2 x 3-mm screw 4.  Press the device latch release so that the latch release pops out. 5.