Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual
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Before You Begin
Dell™ Inspiron™ 1150 Service Manual
This chapter provides procedures for removing and installing the components in your computer. Unless
otherwise noted, each procedure assumes that the following conditions exist:
You have performed the steps in
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.
The procedures in this document may require the following tools:
Small flat-blade screwdriver
Small plastic scribe
Hex nut driver
Flash BIOS update program floppy disk or CD
Turning Off Your Computer
To avoid losing data, save and close any open files and exit any open programs before
you turn off your computer.
1. Shut down the operating system:
a. Save and close any open files, exit any open programs, click the Start button, and then
click Turn Off Computer.
b. In the Turn off computer window, click Turn off.
The computer turns off after the operating system shutdown process finishes.
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