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    Abbreviations and Acronyms For a complete list of abbreviations and acronyms, see the Tell Me How help file. If you purchased a Dell™ n Series computer, any references in this document to Microsoft® Windows® operating systems are not applicable. Information in this document is subject to change without notice.

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    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.

  • Page 4: Before You Begin, Recommended Tools, Turning Off Your Computer

    Computer" and "Before Working Inside Your Computer." You have read the safety information in your Dell™ Owner's Manual. A component can be replaced by performing the removal procedure in reverse order. Recommended Tools The procedures in this document may require the following tools:...

  • Page 5: Before Working Inside Your Computer

    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: When you disconnect a cable, pull on its connector or on its strain-relief loop, not on the cable itself.

  • Page 6: Computer Orientation

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Remove any installed PC Cards from the PC Card slot. 7. Close the display and turn the computer upside down on a flat work surface. NOTICE: To avoid damaging the system board, you must remove the main battery before you service the computer.

  • Page 7: Screw Identification

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual front right back left Screw Identification When you are removing and replacing components, photocopy "Screw Identification" as a tool to lay out and keep track of the screws. The placemat provides the number of screws and their sizes.

  • Page 8: Optical Drive

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Hard Drive Door: Modem to Optical Drive: System Board: (2 each) (1 each) (2 each) Keyboard EMI Shield: Display Assembly to Computer Base: to Back Panel: (1 each) (4 each) (2 each)

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    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Hinge Bracket Display Bezel: Display Panel: to Computer Base: (5 each) (4 each) (4 each) Screw Covers (2 each) Display Bumpers (3 each) Display Latch: Top of Palm Rest to Palm Rest to...

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    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Left Antenna to Hard Drive and Optical Drive Cages (2 each) Back to Contents Page file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/LAP..._checked%20ok/Inspiron/1150/1150%20SM/begin.htm (7 of 7)6/21/2004 12:40:58 AM...

  • Page 11: System Components

    Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual 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. NOTICE: Unless otherwise noted, each procedure in this document assumes that a part can be replaced by performing the removal procedure in reverse order.

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    System Components: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual display 10 speakers display-feed flex cable 11 base plastics hinge cover 12 battery keyboard 13 CD or DVD drive palm rest 14 left antenna microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly 15 hard drive EMI shield 16 system board...

  • Page 13: Removing The Memory Modules

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual Memory CD or DVD Drive Modem...

  • Page 14: Memory Module

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual captive screw memory module cover 3. Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory module connector until the module pops up.

  • Page 15: Installing The Memory Modules

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual securing clips Installing the Memory Modules NOTE: If the memory module is not installed properly, the computer may not boot properly. No error message indicates this failure.

  • Page 16: Cd Or Dvd Drive

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual CD or DVD Drive Removing the CD or DVD Drive CAUTION: Before working inside your Dell™ computer, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

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    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 1 lever 2 CD or DVD drive 3 M2.5 x 8-mm screw labeled "O" 5. Pull the drive out of the bay. Installing the CD or DVD Drive 1.

  • Page 18: Removing The Modem

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Removing the Modem 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.

  • Page 19: Installing The Modem

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual modem cable connector pull-tab modem cable M2 x 3-mm screws (2) Installing the Modem 1. Connect the modem cable to the modem. NOTICE: The cable connectors are keyed for correct insertion; do not force the connections.

  • Page 20: Mini Pci Card, Removing The Mini Pci Card

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Mini PCI Card Removing the Mini PCI Card 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.

  • Page 21: Installing The Mini Pci Card

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual antenna cables metal securing tabs (2) Mini PCI card connector Mini PCI card 4. Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing taps on each end of the Mini PCI card connector until the card pops up.

  • Page 22: Table Of Contents

    Memory, CD or DVD Drive, Modem, and Mini PCI Card: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual antenna cables Mini PCI card connector Mini PCI card 2. Connect the antenna cables to the Mini PCI card. NOTE: To prevent damage to the antenna cables, carefully fold the cables under the Mini PCI card before replacing the cover.

  • Page 23: Hard Drive, Removing The Hard Drive

    NOTICE: 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 "Before Working Inside Your Computer."...

  • Page 24: Installing The Hard Drive

    Hard Drive: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2) hard drive NOTICE: When the hard drive is not in the computer, store it in protective antistatic packaging. See "Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge" in your Owner's Manual. 3. Slide the hard drive out of the computer.

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    Hard Drive: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 2. Insert the drive into the bay, and push the hard drive until it is fully seated in the bay. 3. Replace and tighten the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws. 4. Use the Operating System CD to install the operating system for your computer.

  • Page 26: Removing The Keyboard

    Keyboard Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual Removing the Keyboard 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.

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    Keyboard: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual notched edge 3. Lift the hinge cover up and away from the hinges and computer base. 4. Remove the four M2 x 3-mm keyboard screws. M2 x 3-mm screws (4) keyboard keyboard connector interface connector...

  • Page 28: Installing The Keyboard

    Keyboard: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 7. Remove the keyboard from the computer base. Installing the Keyboard NOTICE: To avoid damage to the connector pins, press the keyboard connector evenly into the interface connector on the system board, and do not reverse the keyboard connector.

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    Keyboard: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 3. Replace the four M2 x 3-mm keyboard screws. 4. To replace the hinge cover, first insert the left side of the hinge cover into the notches. Snap down the hinge cover, and ensure that it is flush with the palm rest.

  • Page 30: Emi Shield

    EMI Shield: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page EMI Shield Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual EMI Shield EMI Shield CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, 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.

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    EMI Shield: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/LA...S_checked%20ok/Inspiron/1150/1150%20SM/emi.htm (2 of 2)6/21/2004 12:41:05 AM...

  • Page 32: Display Assembly

    Display: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Display Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual Display Assembly Display Bezel Display Panel Display Latch Assembly Display Assembly CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

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    Display: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 8. Open the display assembly approximately 180 degrees, and support the display assembly so that it does not open past this position. 9. Pull straight up on the pull-tab that is attached to the display-feed flex cable to disconnect the cable from the system board.

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    Display: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual hinge brackets (2) computer base 11. Lift the display assembly up and out of the computer base. Display screw covers (2) display bumpers (3) M2.5 x 5-mm screws (5) file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/LAP...hecked%20ok/Inspiron/1150/1150%20SM/display.htm (3 of 8)6/21/2004 12:41:06 AM...

  • Page 35: Display Bezel, Display Panel, Removing The Display Panel

    Display: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual display bezel display panel M2 x 3-mm screws (8) top cover display-feed flex cable Display Bezel CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, 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.

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    Display: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service 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 37: Installing The Display Panel

    Display: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 1 pull-tab on bottom flex-cable connector 2 top flex-cable connector 3 display connector 4 inverter connector 8. Use the pull-tab to disconnect the bottom flex-cable connector from the inverter connector. Installing the Display Panel 1.

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    Display: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 5. Remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws that secure the display latch assembly to the top cover. 6. Lift the display latch assembly up and out of the top cover. spring hook (top cover)

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    Display: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/LAP...hecked%20ok/Inspiron/1150/1150%20SM/display.htm (8 of 8)6/21/2004 12:41:06 AM...

  • Page 40: Palm Rest

    Palm Rest: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Palm Rest Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual Palm Rest Palm Rest CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, 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.

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    Palm Rest: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 9. Turn the computer back over and remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws from the top of the palm rest. file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/LAP...ecked%20ok/Inspiron/1150/1150%20SM/palmrest.htm (2 of 3)6/21/2004 12:41:07 AM...

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    Palm Rest: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 10. Disconnect the touch pad connector from the system board. NOTICE: Carefully separate the palm rest from the base plastics to avoid damage to the palm rest. 11. Starting at the back center of the palm rest, use your fingers to separate the palm rest from the base plastics by lifting the inside edge of the palm rest.

  • Page 43: Removing The Microprocessor Thermal-cooling Assembly

    Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual Removing the Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual. CAUTION:...

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    Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual captive screws (4) fan power-cable connector 6. Pull up the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly by the pull-tab to lift the assembly out of the system board. Installing the Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly NOTICE: Before you install the replacement microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly, remove the mylar that covers the thermal grease on the assembly.

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    Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual b. Squeeze all of the contents of the thermal grease packet (provided with the kit) on to the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly. 2. Place the back of the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly under the palm rest, and lower the assembly onto the system board.

  • Page 46: Microprocessor Module, Removing The Microprocessor Module

    Microprocessor Module: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Microprocessor Module Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual Removing the Microprocessor Module CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, 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.

  • Page 47: Installing The Microprocessor Module

    Microprocessor Module: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 1 ZIF-socket cam screw 2 ZIF socket 3 microprocessor module 4 pin-1 corner of microprocessor 5 triangle on system board 6. Use a microprocessor extraction tool to remove the microprocessor module. Installing the Microprocessor Module...

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    Microprocessor Module: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual correctly. NOTICE: Hold the microprocessor down while turning the cam screw to prevent intermittent contact between the cam screw and microprocessor. 2. Tighten the ZIF socket by turning the cam screw clockwise to secure the microprocessor module to the system board.

  • Page 49: Removing The Speakers

    Speakers: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Speakers Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual Removing the Speakers CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, 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.

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    Speakers: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual left speaker routing clips (3) speaker connector right speaker NOTICE: Remove the speaker cables from their routing clips with care to avoid damaging the cables. 9. Remove the speaker cables from under or between their routing clips.

  • Page 51: Installing The Speakers

    Speakers: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Installing the Speakers 1. Slide the speakers down into the base plastics. NOTICE: Ensure that the speaker cables are under or between their routing clips. NOTE: Speakers face out in the base plastics holders.

  • Page 52: System Board, Removing The System Board

    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page System Board Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual Removing the System Board CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, 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.

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    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual battery bay battery bay shield M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2) 15. Remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm system board screws from the hard drive cage. 16. Remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm system board screws from the optical drive cage.

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    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2) chipset heat sink M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2) optical drive cage M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2) hard drive cage 18. Remove the two M2.5 x 6-mm screws that secure the left antenna to the hard drive and optical drive cages.

  • Page 55: Table Of Contents

    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual optical drive cage M2.5 x 6-mm screws (2) left antenna hard drive cage 19. Remove the two hex nuts that secure the video connector to the base plastics. file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/LAP...ecked%20ok/Inspiron/1150/1150%20SM/sysboard.htm (4 of 6)6/21/2004 12:41:11 AM...

  • Page 56: Installing The System Board

    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 20. Lift the front of the system board out and away from the base plastics. Installing the System Board 1. Insert the video connector on the replacement system board through the back of the base plastics.

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    System Board: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual NOTICE: Before you replace the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly, wipe the thermal grease off of the assembly with a clean paper towel. Squeeze all of the contents of the thermal grease packet (provided with the kit) on to the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly.

  • Page 58: Flashing The Bios, Flashing The Bios From The Hard Drive

    Flashing the BIOS: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Flashing the BIOS Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual Flashing the BIOS From a Floppy Disk or a CD Flashing the BIOS From the Hard Drive If a BIOS update program floppy disk or CD is provided with the new system board, see "Flashing the BIOS From a Floppy Disk or a CD."...

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    Flashing the BIOS: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual 2. Boot up the computer. 3. Locate the latest BIOS update file for your computer at support.dell.com. 4. Click Download Now to download the file. 5. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.

  • Page 60: Base Plastics

    Base Plastics: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Base Plastics Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, 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.

  • Page 61: Usb Connector, Video Connector

    Pinout Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Back to Contents Page Pinout Assignments for I/O Connectors Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual USB Connector Video Connector USB Connector Signal USB5V+ USBP– USBP+ Video Connector file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/LAP...hecked%20ok/Inspiron/1150/1150%20SM/pinouts.htm (1 of 2)6/21/2004 12:41:13 AM...

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    Pinout Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual Signal Signal CRT_R CRT_G CRT_B MONITOR_DETECT– DDC_DATA CRT_HS CRT_VS DDC_CLK Back to Contents Page file:///I|/SERVICE%20MANUALS/DELL%20MANUALS/LAP...hecked%20ok/Inspiron/1150/1150%20SM/pinouts.htm (2 of 2)6/21/2004 12:41:13 AM...

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