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Dell Inspiron 8200
Dell™ Inspiron™ 8200
A Tour of Your Computer
Solving Problems
Using Dell Diagnostics
Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities
Reinstalling Microsoft® Windows® XP
System Setup Program
Specifications
Power Management
Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors
Removing and Replacing Parts
Documentation
Hints, Notices, and Cautions
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your computer.
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data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
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Help and Support. Click User and system guides, and then click User's guides. Click Tell
Me How.
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  • Page 1

    Tell Me How help file, click the Start button on the Microsoft Windows desktop, and then click Help and Support. Click User and system guides, and then click User’s guides. Click Tell Me How. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/index.htm (1 of 2) [2/28/2004 7:40:03 AM]...

  • Page 2

    Dell Inspiron 8200 Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, Inspiron, AccessDirect, and Dell TravelLite are trademarks of Dell Computer Corporation; Intel and Pentium are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation; Microsoft, MS-DOS, and Windows are ATI Mobility and RADEON are trademarks of ATI Technologies Inc.;...

  • Page 3: A Tour Of Your Computer

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 Back to Contents Page A Tour of Your Computer Dell™ Inspiron™ 8200 Front View Left Side View Right Side View Back View Bottom View Front View file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/tour.htm (1 of 18) [2/28/2004 7:40:13 AM]...

  • Page 4: Battery Bay

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 1 display latch battery bay 2 display 10 module bay 3 device status lights 11 touch pad/track stick buttons file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/tour.htm (2 of 18) [2/28/2004 7:40:13 AM]...

  • Page 5

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 4 air vent 12 Dell AccessDirect buttons 5 keyboard status 13 power button lights 6 keyboard 14 microphone 7 track stick 15 volume control buttons 8 touch pad Display Latch— Keeps the display closed.

  • Page 6

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 Air Vents— The computer uses an internal fan to create airflow through the vents, which prevents the computer from overheating. HINT: The computer turns on the fans when the computer gets hot. The fans...

  • Page 7

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 Keyboard— The keyboard includes a numeric keypad as well as the Microsoft® Windows® logo key Track Stick— Use the track stick and track stick buttons as you would use a mouse. Touch Pad—...

  • Page 8: Left Side View

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 Power Button— Press the power button to turn on the computer or to enter or exit standby or hibernate mode. If the computer stops responding, press and hold the power button until the computer turns off completely (which may take about 4 seconds).

  • Page 9

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 1 fixed optical drive 2 S-video TV-out connector 3 security cable slot 4 modem connector 5 network connector 6 speaker Fixed Optical Drive— Accommodates devices such as a CD drive, DVD drive, CD-RW drive, or CD-RW/DVD combo drive.

  • Page 10: Modem Connector

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 S-Video TV-Out Connector Connects your computer to a TV. Also connects S/PDIF capable devices using the TV/digital audio adapter cable. Security Cable Slot— Lets you attach a commercially available antitheft device to the computer.

  • Page 11: Right Side View

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 Connects the computer to a network. The light on the right flashes amber to indicate network activity. The light on the left turns red/orange when the computer is connected to a 100-Mbps network;...

  • Page 12

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 speaker IEEE 1394 connector security cable slot PC Card slot hard drive bay audio connectors infrared sensor air vents Speakers— Press the volume control buttons or volume control keyboard shortcuts to adjust the volume of the integrated speakers.

  • Page 13

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 device. NOTICE: Before you buy an antitheft device, ensure that it will work with the security cable slot. Hard Drive— Reads and writes data on a hard disk. Infrared Sensor— The infrared sensor lets you transfer files from your computer to another infrared-compatible device without using cable connections.

  • Page 14: Audio Connectors

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 IEEE 1394 Connector— Use this connector to attach devices supporting IEEE 1394 high-speed transfer rates, such as some digital cameras and video cameras. PC Card Slot— Has two connectors that support various types of PC Cards, including modems and network adapters.

  • Page 15: Back View

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 CAUTION: Do not block, push objects into, or allow dust to accumulate in the air vents. Doing so can damage the computer or cause a fire. Back View NOTICE: To avoid damaging the computer, wait 5 seconds after turning off the computer before you disconnect an external device.

  • Page 16

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 CAUTION: Do not block, push objects into, or allow dust to accumulate in the air vents. Doing so can damage the computer or cause a fire. HINT: Use only the 90-watt AC adapter supplied with the computer.

  • Page 17: Docking Connector

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 Connects PS/2-compatible devices, such as a mouse, keyboard, or external numeric keypad. Shut down the computer before attaching or removing a PS/2- compatible device. If the device does not work, install the device drivers...

  • Page 18: Usb Connector

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 Connects serial devices, such as a mouse or handheld device. USB Connector Connects USB devices, such as a mouse, keyboard, or printer. Bottom View file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/tour.htm (16 of 18) [2/28/2004 7:40:13 AM]...

  • Page 19

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 1 memory module and modem cover 2 device release latches 3 Mini PCI card cover 4 docking device latch Memory Module and Modem Cover— Protects the memory module(s) and the modem daughter card.

  • Page 20: Module Bay

    A Tour of Your Computer: Dell Inspiron 8200 module bay. Mini PCI card cover— Covers the compartment that contains the optional Mini PCI card. Docking Device Latch— Latches onto the docking device. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/tour.htm (18 of 18) [2/28/2004 7:40:13 AM]...

  • Page 21: Solving Problems

    Unexpected Characters Drive Problems PC Card Problems Network Problems Error Messages General Program Problems E-Mail Problems Resolving Other Technical Problems If Your Computer Gets Wet If You Drop or Damage Your Computer Accessing Help file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (1 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 22: Power Problems

    Charge the battery— The battery charge may be depleted. 1. Reinstall the battery. 2. Use the AC adapter to connect the computer to an electrical outlet. 3. Turn on the computer. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (2 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 23: Ensuring Sufficient Power For Your Computer

    90-W AC adapter and the 4400-mAh battery that shipped with it; for optimum system performance, you should always use these components. The 70-W AC adapters used in some of Dell’s earlier portable computers can be used with your computer, but they will decrease system performance. Likewise, you can use the 3800-mAh and 3600-mAh batteries from earlier Dell computers, but these lesser-capacity batteries will discharge faster.

  • Page 24: Docking Power Considerations

    Docking Power Considerations HINT: If you want to upgrade the AC adapter for an existing Dell docking device, you can purchase an additional 90-W AC adapter from Dell. The 4400-mAh battery supplied with the computer is not designed to support both the computer and a docking device.

  • Page 25: Video And Display Problems

    Solving Problems: Dell Inspiron 8200 Start-Up Error Messages Operating system not found— Contact Dell for technical assistance (see "Contacting Dell" in the Dell Owner's Manual that came with your computer). Insert bootable media— The operating system is trying to boot to a nonbootable floppy disk or CD.

  • Page 26

    Adjust the Power Properties— See the Tell Me How help file, or search for the keyword standby in the Microsoft® Windows® Help and Support Center. To access the help file, see "Accessing Help." file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (6 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 27: If The Display Is Difficult To Read

    3. Click the area you want to change or click the Display icon. 4. Try different settings for Color quality and Screen resolution. See "Error Messages"— If an error message appears, see "Error Messages." If only part of the display is readable file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (7 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 28: Sound And Speaker Problems

    2. Turn on the computer and the monitor and adjust the monitor brightness and contrast controls. If the external monitor works, the computer display or video controller may be defective. Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" in the Dell Owner's Manual that came with your computer). Sound and Speaker Problems If you have a problem with integrated speakers Adjust the Windows®...

  • Page 29: Printer Problems

    Test the electrical outlet— Ensure that the electrical outlet is working by testing it with another device, such as a lamp. Ensure that the printer is turned on— See the documentation supplied with the printer. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (9 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 30: Modem And Internet Connection Problems

    Try connecting the modem to a different telephone wall jack. Slow connection speeds can be caused by telephone noise as well as by telephone line or network conditions. Contact your telephone company or network administrator for more information. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (10 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 31

    4. Click Apply and click OK. 5. Close the Phone and Modems Options window. 6. Close the Control Panel window. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (11 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 32: Scanner Problems

    Unlock the scanner— Ensure that your scanner is unlocked if it has a locking tab or button. Reinstall the scanner driver— See the scanner documentation for instructions. Touch Pad or Mouse Problems file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (12 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 33: External Keyboard Problems

    If the touch pad operates correctly, the mouse may be defective. Reinstall the touch pad driver— "Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities." External Keyboard Problems HINT: When you attach an external keyboard, the integrated keyboard remains fully functional. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (13 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 34: Unexpected Characters

    If the characters appear now but did not with the external keyboard, you may have a defective external keyboard. Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" in the Dell Owner's Manual that came with your computer). Unexpected Characters...

  • Page 35: Drive Problems

    Insert a bootable disk and restart the computer. Verify that the light is blinking, indicating normal operation. Ensure that the disk is not write-protected— You cannot save data to a write-protected disk. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (15 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 36

    Because of different worldwide file types, not all DVD titles work in all DVD drives. High-speed CD drive vibration is normal and may cause noise. This noise does not indicate a defect with the drive or the CD. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (16 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 37

    3. Reinstall the drive. 4. Turn on the computer. Clean the drive or disc— See "Cleaning Your Computer" in the Tell Me How help file for instructions. To access the help file, see "Accessing Help." file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (17 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 38

    Search for the keyword standby in the Windows Help and Support Center. To access the help file, see "Accessing Help." Change the write speed to a slower rate— See the help files for your CD creation software. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (18 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 39: If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive

    Ensure that the card is listed. If you have problems with a Dell-provided PC Card— Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" in the Dell Owner's Manual that came with your computer). If you have problems with a PC Card not provided by Dell—...

  • Page 40: Network Problems

    The file that you are trying to copy is too large to fit on the disk, or the disk is too full. Try copying the file to a different disk or use a larger capacity disk. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (20 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 41

    You have too many programs open. Close all windows and open the program that you want to use. Operating system not found— Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" in the Dell Owner's Manual that came with your computer). A required .DLL file was not found—...

  • Page 42: General Program Problems

    The solid blue screen appears because you were not able to perform a proper Windows® shutdown. ScanDisk automatically runs during the start-up process. Follow the instructions on the screen. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (22 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 43: Error Messages Appear

    E-mail Dell— Go to support.dell.com and then click E-Mail Dell in the Communicate list. Send an e-mail message to Dell about your problem; you can expect to receive an e-mail message from Dell within hours. Contact Dell— If you cannot solve your problem using the Dell™ support website or e-mail service, contact Dell for technical assistance (see "Contacting Dell"...

  • Page 44: If Your Computer Gets Wet

    CAUTION: Perform this procedure only after you are certain that it is safe to do so. If the computer is connected to an electrical outlet, Dell recommends that you turn off AC power at the circuit breaker before attempting to remove the power cables from the electrical outlet. Use the utmost caution when removing wet cables from a live power source.

  • Page 45: If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer

    15. Turn on the computer and verify that it is working properly. If the computer does not start, or if you cannot identify the damaged components, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" in the Dell Owner's Manual that came with your computer).

  • Page 46

    Solving Problems: Dell Inspiron 8200 file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/solving.htm (26 of 26) [2/28/2004 7:40:15 AM]...

  • Page 47: When To Use The Dell Diagnostics

    As long as the microprocessor and the display, keyboard, and CD or DVD drive are working, you can use the Dell Diagnostics. Running the Dell Diagnostics may help you to resolve the problem yourself quickly without having to contact Dell for assistance.

  • Page 48: Starting The Dell Diagnostics

    HINT: Dell recommends that you print these procedures before you begin. Before you can start the Dell Diagnostics you need to reset your boot sequence and boot from the Drivers and Utilities CD for your computer. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/diag.htm (2 of 8) [2/28/2004 7:40:16 AM]...

  • Page 49: Diskette Drive

    DVD drive. 5. Press to enter the system setup program as soon as the Dell logo screen appears, and before the Microsoft® Windows® logo screen appears. 6. Select the Boot Order page of the system setup program. Make a note of the...

  • Page 50: Diagnostics Menu

    Test One Device option. Quick Tests runs only the subtests that do not require user interaction and that do not take a long time to run. Dell recommends that you choose Quick Tests first to increase the odds of tracing the source of the problem quickly.

  • Page 51

    Using Dell Diagnostics: Dell Inspiron 8200 To check a particular area of your computer, select Extended Tests from the Test One Device option, or select the Advanced Testing option to customize your test(s). Advanced Testing When you select Advanced Testing from the Diagnostics Menu, the following screen appears, listing the diagnostic test device groups and devices of the selected device group, and it allows you to select categories from a menu.

  • Page 52

    Using Dell Diagnostics: Dell Inspiron 8200 2. Highlight the Help category and press , or press the key that corresponds to the highlighted letter in the category you choose. Advanced Testing Help Categories Help Category Description Menu Provides descriptions of the main menu screen area, the Device Groups, and the different diagnostic menus and commands and instructions on how to use them.

  • Page 53: Confirming The System Configuration Information

    Versions Lists the version numbers of the subtests that are used by the Dell Diagnostics. Confirming the System Configuration Information When you boot your computer from your Drivers and Utilities CD, the diagnostics checks your system configuration information and displays it in the Device Groups area on the main screen.

  • Page 54

    Using Dell Diagnostics: Dell Inspiron 8200 LPT1, which is an address that tells the computer where to send outgoing information and where to look for incoming information. Because your printer is a parallel communications device, the computer recognizes the printer by its LPT1 address and identifies it as a parallel port.

  • Page 55: Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities

    Resolving Software and Hardware Incompatibilities Using Microsoft® Windows® System Restore Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities Dell ships your computer to you with required drivers and utilities already installed—no further installation or configuration is needed. NOTICE: The Drivers and Utilities CD may contain drivers for operating systems that are not on your computer.

  • Page 56: Manually Reinstalling Drivers For Windows Xp

    Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities: Dell Inspiron 8200 the CD, it might prompt you to install setup files. Click OK, and follow the instructions on the screen to continue. 3. From the Language pull-down menu in the toolbar, select your preferred language for the driver or utility (if available).

  • Page 57

    Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities: Dell Inspiron 8200 the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control Panel. 2. Click the Start button and right-click My Computer. 3. Click Properties. 4. Click the Hardware tab and click Device Manager. 5. Double-click the type of device for which you are installing the driver (for example, Modems or Infrared devices).

  • Page 58

    Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities: Dell Inspiron 8200 6. Click Roll Back Driver. Resolving Software and Hardware Incompatibilities In the Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system, IRQ conflicts occur if a device either is not detected during the operating system setup or is detected but incorrectly configured.

  • Page 59

    Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities: Dell Inspiron 8200 You can also use the Windows XP Hardware Troubleshooter. To use the troubleshooter, click the Start button and click Help and Support. Type hardware troubleshooter in the Search field, and then click the arrow to start the search.

  • Page 60: Creating A Restore Point

    Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities: Dell Inspiron 8200 1. Click the Start button and click Control Panel. 2. Click the Performance and Maintenance. 3. Click System. 4. Click the System Restore tab. 5. Ensure that Turn off System Restore is not checked.

  • Page 61

    Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities: Dell Inspiron 8200 Restoring the Computer to an Earlier Operating State If problems occur after installing a device driver, first try using Device Driver Rollback (see "Using Windows XP Device Driver Rollback"). If Device Driver Rollback does not resolve the problem, then use System Restore.

  • Page 62: Undoing The Last System Restore

    Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities: Dell Inspiron 8200 To change the restore point, you can either repeat the steps using a different restore point, or you can undo the restoration. Undoing the Last System Restore NOTICE: Save and close all open files and exit all open programs. Do not alter, open, or delete any files or programs until the system restoration is complete.

  • Page 63

    The Operating System CD provides options for reinstalling the Windows XP operating system. The options can potentially overwrite files installed by Dell and possibly affect programs installed on your hard drive. Therefore, Dell does not recommend that you reinstall your operating system unless instructed to do so by a Dell technical support representative.

  • Page 64

    Reinstalling Microsoft Windows XP: Dell Inspiron 8200 copy option and then press to select the highlighted partition (recommended). Then follow the instructions on the screen. 7. The Windows XP Setup screen appears and Windows XP begins to copy files and install the device drivers. The computer automatically restarts multiple times before it requires additional input.

  • Page 65

    Reinstalling Microsoft Windows XP: Dell Inspiron 8200 17. Reinstall the appropriate drivers (see "Reinstalling Drivers and Utilities"). 18. Reinstall your virus protection software. Enabling Hibernate Mode 1. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. 2. Double-click the Power Management icon.

  • Page 66: System Setup Program

    After you set up your computer, run the system setup program to familiarize yourself with your system configuration information and optional settings. Dell recommends that you write down the information for future reference. The system setup program contains the standard settings for your computer.

  • Page 67: Viewing The System Setup Screens

    System Setup Program: Dell Inspiron 8200 NOTICE: Unless you are an expert computer user or are directed to do so by Dell technical support, do not change the settings for this program. Certain changes might make your computer work incorrectly. Viewing the System Setup Screens 1.

  • Page 68: Commonly Used Options

    System Setup Program: Dell Inspiron 8200 The screens display such information as: System configuration Boot (start-up) configuration and docking-device configuration settings Basic device configuration settings Battery charge status Power management settings System security and hard-drive password settings Commonly Used Options...

  • Page 69

    System Setup Program: Dell Inspiron 8200 and its address, freeing that interrupt for another device to use. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/setup.htm (4 of 4) [2/28/2004 7:40:18 AM]...

  • Page 70: Specifications

    Track Stick Battery AC Adapter Physical Environmental System Information System chip set Intel® 845MP Data bus width 64 bits Microprocessor address bus 32 bits width Graphics bus 32-bit AGP 4X PCI bus 33 MHz file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/specs.htm (1 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 71

    Standard memory 128 MB Maximum memory 1024 MB Memory access time: clock 266 MHz speed Ports and Connectors Serial 9-pin connector; 16550C- compatible, 16-byte buffer connector Parallel 25-hole connector; unidirectional, bidirectional, or ECP file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/specs.htm (2 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 72

    IEEE 1394 4-pin serial connector Communications Modem: Type integrated v.92 56K Controller softmodem Interface internal AC 97 bus Network adapter 10/100 Ethernet LAN on system board Wireless internal Mini PCI Wi-Fi (802.11b) wireless support file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/specs.htm (3 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 73

    Internal AC 97 External microphone-in connector, stereo headphones/speakers connector, and stereo line-in connector Speaker two 4-ohm speakers Internal speaker amplifier 1.9 W per channel into 4 ohms Volume controls keyboard shortcuts, program menus file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/specs.htm (4 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 74

    0.20 x 0.20 mm (SXGA+) 0.19 x 0.19 mm (UXGA and Enhanced UXGA) Controls brightness can be controlled through keyboard shortcuts Keyboard Number of keys 87 (U.S. and Canada); 88 (Europe); 90 (Japan) file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/specs.htm (5 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 75

    0.5 mm higher than surrounding keycaps Battery Type 66-WHr "smart" lithium ion (4460 mAh) Dimensions: Depth 88.5 mm (3.48 inches) Height 21.5 mm (0.83 inch) Width 139.0 mm (5.47 inches) Weight 0.40 kg (0.88 lb) file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/specs.htm (6 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 76

    Output power 90 W Rated output voltage 20 VDC Dimensions: Height 27.94 mm (1.1 inches) Width 58.42 mm (2.3 inches) Depth 133.85 mm (5.25 inches) Weight (with cables) 0.4 kg (0.9 lb) Temperature range: file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/specs.htm (7 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 77

    Maximum vibration (using a random-vibration spectrum that simulates a user environment): Operating 0.9 GRMS Storage 1.3 GRMS Maximum shock (measured with the hard drive in head- parked position and with a 2-ms half-sine pulse): Operating 122 G file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/specs.htm (8 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 78

    Specifications: Dell Inspiron 8200 Storage 163 G Altitude (maximum): Operating –15.2 to 3048 m (–50 to 10,000 ft) Storage –15.2 to 10,668 m (–50 to 35,000 ft) Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/specs.htm (9 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 79: Power Management

    Management Tips Power Management Modes Power Options Properties Management Tips Connect the Dell™ computer to an electrical outlet when possible because the battery life expectancy is largely determined by the number of times the battery is charged. Place the computer in...

  • Page 80: Hibernate Mode

    Your computer enters hibernate mode if the battery charge level becomes critically low. Depending on how you set the power management options on the Advanced tab, use one of the following methods to enter hibernate mode: Press the power button. Close the display. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/power.htm (2 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 81: Power Options Properties

    Power Schemes Tab The Power schemes pull-down menu displays the selected preset power scheme. Depending on your operating system, typical power schemes are: HINT: Dell recommends that you use the Portable/Laptop power scheme to maximize battery power. Portable/Laptop Home/Office Always On...

  • Page 82: Alarms Tab

    When you receive your computer, the Low battery alarm and Critical battery alarm check boxes are selected. Dell recommends that you continue to use these settings. Power Meter Tab The Power Meter tab displays the current power source and amount of battery charge remaining.

  • Page 83: Hibernate Tab

    To program these functions, click an option from the corresponding pull-down menu, and then click OK. Hibernate Tab The Hibernate tab lets you enable hibernate mode by clicking the Enable hibernate support check box. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/power.htm (5 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:19 AM]...

  • Page 84

    Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 8200 Back to Contents Page Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors Dell™ Inspiron™ 8200 USB Connector Signal -Data +Data Ground Serial Connector file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/pinouts.htm (1 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:21 AM]...

  • Page 85

    Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 8200 Signal Signal RXDA TXDA Parallel Connector Signal Signal file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/pinouts.htm (2 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:21 AM]...

  • Page 86: Video Connector

    Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 8200 STRB# BUSY SLCT AFDF# ERROR# INIT# PD5F SLCT_IN PD6F 18-23 PD7F DFDD/LPT# ACK# Video Connector Signal Signal CRT_VCC GREEN BLUE MSEN# DAT_DDC2 HSYNC file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/pinouts.htm (3 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:21 AM]...

  • Page 87

    Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 8200 VSYNC CLK_DDC2 PS/2 Connector Signal DAT_KBD DAT_SM1 PS2VCC CLK_KBD CLK_SM1 S-Video TV-Out Connector file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/pinouts.htm (4 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:21 AM]...

  • Page 88

    Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 8200 S-Video Signal DLUMA-L DCRMA-L Composite Video Signal SPDIF DCMPS-L SPGND Docking Connector file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/pinouts.htm (5 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:21 AM]...

  • Page 89

    Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 8200 Signal Signal STRB#/5V VGA_GRN VGA_RED VGA_BLU DOCK_SD/MODE D_IRTX D_IRRX SPIRQB# DOCK_SPKR SPIRQC# DOCK_MIC DAT_DDC2 DOCK_LINE CLK_DDC2 DOCK_CDROM SPAR SPME# M_SEN# POWER_SW# SSERR# file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/pinouts.htm (6 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:21 AM]...

  • Page 90

    Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 8200 QPCIEN# SPERR# S1.6M_EN# SLOCK# DFDD/LPT# SSTOP# SDEVSEL# STRDY# D_ATCTLED SIRDY# D_PWRLED SFRAME# DOCK_PWR_SRC SCLKRUN# DOCK_PWR_SRC DOCK_PWR_SRC SGNTA# SREQA# +5VDOCK SGNT0# +5VDOCK SREQ0# +5VDOCK SPCIRST# +5VDOCK SH1SEL# +5VDOCK SWRPRT# DOCK_PWR_SRC SDSKCHG#/DRQ DOCK_PWR_SRC SDIR#...

  • Page 91

    Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 8200 DOCK_+DC_IN SRDATA# DOCK_+DC_IN SINDEX# DOCK_+DC_IN DOCK_+DC_IN +5VALW LOW_PWR HSYNC VSYNC CLK_SPCI DOCKED SAD0 USB_VD1+ SAD1 USB_VD1- SAD2 SAD3 USB_VD2+ SAD4 USB_VD2- SAD5 DOCKOCI# SAD6 RUN_ON# SAD7 SAD8 DOCK_SCLK SC/BE0# DOCK_LRCK SAD9 DOCK_MCLK...

  • Page 92

    Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 8200 SAD15 INIT# SAD16 SLCT_IN# SC/BE1# BUSY CD/BE2# SLCT SAD17 SAD18 DAT_SMB SAD19 DCLK_SMB SAD20 SMB_INIT# SAD21 DAT_DOCKSM1 SAD22 CLK_DOCKSM1 SAD23 DAT_DOCKKBD SAD24 CLK_DOCKKBD SC/BE3# SAD25 CTS0 SAD26 RTS0 SAD27 DSR0 SAD28 SAD29...

  • Page 93: Ieee 1394 Connector

    Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors: Dell Inspiron 8200 IEEE 1394 Connector Signal TPB- TPB+ TPA- TPA+ Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/pinouts.htm (10 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:21 AM]...

  • Page 94: Removing And Replacing Parts

    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 8200 Back to Contents Page Removing and Replacing Parts Dell™ Inspiron™ 8200 Before You Begin System Components Hard Drive and Fixed Optical Drive System Upgrades Keyboard Display Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly Microprocessor Module Video Graphics Board...

  • Page 95

    Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly: Dell Inspiron 8200 Back to Contents Page Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly Dell™ Inspiron™ 8200 NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer.

  • Page 96: Removing The Microprocessor Thermal-cooling Assembly

    Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly: Dell Inspiron 8200 2 microprocessor retaining clip Removing the Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly 1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer." 2. Remove the keyboard. 3. Remove the hinge cover. 4. Insert a non-marring plastic scribe into the latch mechanism at the left side of the microprocessor retaining clip.

  • Page 97

    Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly: Dell Inspiron 8200 NOTICE: To ensure maximum cooling for the microprocessor, do not touch the heat transfer areas on the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly. The oils in your skin reduce the heat transfer capability of the thermal pads.

  • Page 98: 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 applicable safety instructions in the Owner's Manual that came with the computer.

  • Page 99: Recommended Tools

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 8200 5. Disconnect the computer from the electrical outlet. 6. To avoid possible damage to the system board, wait 10 to 20 seconds and then disconnect any attached devices. 7. Disconnect all other external cables from the computer.

  • Page 100: Computer Orientation

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 8200 Computer Orientation Screw Identification When you are removing and replacing components, photocopy the placemat as a tool to lay out and keep track of the component screws. The placemat provides the number of screws and the sizes.

  • Page 101

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 8200 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. Hard-Drive Door Security: Keyboard to Bottom Case:...

  • Page 102

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 8200 M2.5 x 4 mm (1 each) Palm Rest to System Board: LED Board: Bottom Case: M2.5 x 4 mm captive washer M2 x 4 mm (2 each) M2.5 x 20 mm (9 each) (3 each) Palm Rest Bracket: M2.5 x 20 mm (1 each)

  • Page 103

    Before You Begin: Dell Inspiron 8200 file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/begin.htm (6 of 6) [2/28/2004 7:40:48 AM]...

  • Page 104: System Components

    Back to Contents Page System Components Dell™ Inspiron™ 8200 NOTICE: Unless otherwise noted, each procedure in this document assumes that a part can be replaced by performing the removal procedure in reverse order. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/system.htm (1 of 2) [2/28/2004 7:40:49 AM]...

  • Page 105: Main Battery

    2 hinge cover device in module 3 microprocessor thermal- fixed optical drive cooling assembly 4 system board 10 palm rest 5 hard drive 11 keyboard 6 bottom case Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/system.htm (2 of 2) [2/28/2004 7:40:49 AM]...

  • Page 106

    Hard Drive Fixed Optical Drive 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. Hard Drive NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and attached devices from the electrical outlet and remove any installed batteries.

  • Page 107: Removing The Hard Drive

    Hard Drive and Fixed Optical Drive: Dell Inspiron 8200 1 bottom of computer 2 M3 x 5-mm screw 3 hard drive door Removing the Hard Drive 1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer." 2. Remove the M3 x 5-mm screw.

  • Page 108: Fixed Optical Drive

    Hard Drive and Fixed Optical Drive: Dell Inspiron 8200 2. Push down on the drive until it snaps into place. 3. Replace the M3 x 5-mm screw in the hard drive door. Fixed Optical Drive NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and attached devices from the electrical outlet and remove any installed batteries.

  • Page 109

    Hard Drive and Fixed Optical Drive: Dell Inspiron 8200 Removing the Fixed Optical Drive 1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer." 2. Loosen the captive screw on the bottom of the computer. 3. Turn the computer over (to keep the captive screw from interfering with the pull tab) and pull out the pull tab.

  • Page 110: Memory Modules

    Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. Removing the Memory Module/Modem Cover file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/upgrades.htm (1 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:50 AM]...

  • Page 111

    1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer." 2. Remove the M2.5 x 20-mm screw from the memory module/modem cover. 3. Disengage the metal tabs at the opposite end of the cover. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/upgrades.htm (2 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:50 AM]...

  • Page 112: Removing The Memory Modules

    2. To release a memory module from its socket, spread apart the tabs at each side of the module until the module pops up slightly. 3. Lift the memory module out of its socket. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/upgrades.htm (3 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:50 AM]...

  • Page 113: Replacing The Memory Modules

    To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. 1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer." 2. Turn the computer over and remove the memory module/modem cover. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/upgrades.htm (4 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:50 AM]...

  • Page 114

    5. Disconnect the modem cable from the modem daughter card. Replacing the Modem Daughter Card NOTICE: The cable connectors are keyed for correct insertion. Do not force the connections. 1. Connect the modem cable to the modem daughter card. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/upgrades.htm (5 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:50 AM]...

  • Page 115: Mini Pci Card

    Disconnect the computer and attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. Mini PCI Card Cover file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/upgrades.htm (6 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:50 AM]...

  • Page 116: Removing The Mini Pci Card

    5. Lift out the card and disconnect any attached cables. Replacing the Mini PCI Card 1. Align the Mini PCI card with the socket at a 45-degree angle, and press the Mini PCI card into the socket. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/upgrades.htm (7 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:50 AM]...

  • Page 117

    1 internal-antenna cable 2 primary-antenna connector on card 3. Pivot the Mini PCI card down until it clicks into place. 4. Replace the Mini PCI card cover and the M2.5 x 20-mm screw. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/upgrades.htm (8 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:50 AM]...

  • Page 118

    System Upgrades: Dell Inspiron 8200 Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/upgrades.htm (9 of 9) [2/28/2004 7:40:50 AM]...

  • Page 119

    Disconnect the computer and attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/keyboard.htm (1 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:51 AM]...

  • Page 120: Removing The Keyboard

    3. Turn the computer over and open the display. NOTICE: Be careful when handling the keyboard. The keycaps are fragile, easily dislodged, and time-consuming to replace. 4. Use a nonmarring plastic scribe under the blank key to pry up the keyboard. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/keyboard.htm (2 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:51 AM]...

  • Page 121: Right Side Of Computer

    5. Lift the right end of the keyboard and slide it slightly toward the right side of the computer to disengage the tabs at the left end. 6. Pivot the keyboard and balance it upright on the left side of the computer. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/keyboard.htm (3 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:51 AM]...

  • Page 122: Replacing The Keyboard

    7. Disconnect the keyboard cable and lay the keyboard aside. Replacing the Keyboard 1. While bracing the keyboard upright on its left end, connect the keyboard cable to the keyboard interface connector on the system board. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/keyboard.htm (4 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:51 AM]...

  • Page 123

    4. Turn the computer over and reinstall the four M2.5 x 20-mm screws. For extra stability, you can open the computer slightly and brace the keyboard under each screw as you install the screw. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/keyboard.htm (5 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:51 AM]...

  • Page 124

    Disconnect the computer and attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/display.htm (1 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:53 AM]...

  • Page 125

    Display: Dell Inspiron 8200 1 display 2 hinge cover 3 M2.5 x 6-mm screws (3) 4 bottom case 5 display flex cable file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/display.htm (2 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:53 AM]...

  • Page 126

    3. Open the computer and use the scribe to pry between the key and the hinge cover until the hinge cover pops off. 4. Open the display and lift off the hinge cover. Display Assembly file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/display.htm (3 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:53 AM]...

  • Page 127

    Display: Dell Inspiron 8200 1 M2.5 x 6-mm screws (2) 1. Remove the hinge cover. NOTICE: Remove the display flex cable before you remove the display assembly. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/display.htm (4 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:53 AM]...

  • Page 128

    3. Open the display and, from the back of the computer, remove the two M2.5 x 6- mm screws labeled "circle D" that secure the display assembly to the bottom case. 4. With the display in an upright position, lift the display assembly from the bottom case. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/display.htm (5 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:53 AM]...

  • Page 129

    Display: Dell Inspiron 8200 file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/display.htm (6 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:53 AM]...

  • Page 130: Display Bezel

    The bezel is secured to the top cover with plastic tabs around the sides. Use a plastic scribe to help separate the bezel from the top cover. Display Panel Removing the Display Panel 1. Remove the hinge cover. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/display.htm (7 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:53 AM]...

  • Page 131

    6. Lift the display panel and flex cable out of the top cover. 7. Disconnect the flex cable from the two connectors (one ZIF and one standard connector) on the display panel. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/display.htm (8 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:53 AM]...

  • Page 132: Replacing The Display Panel

    5. Reinstall the M2.5 x 6-mm flex-cable strain relief screw that secures the display flex-cable strain relief, and reconnect the flex cable to the graphics card. 6. Reinstall the display bezel. Display Latch file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/display.htm (9 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:53 AM]...

  • Page 133

    3. Remove the display bezel. 4. Remove the display panel from the top cover. 5. Remove the display latch by disengaging the latch and captive spring. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/display.htm (10 of 10) [2/28/2004 7:40:53 AM]...

  • Page 134: Microprocessor Module

    To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. Removing the Microprocessor Module 1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer." 2. Remove the keyboard. 3. Remove the hinge cover. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/cpu.htm (1 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:54 AM]...

  • Page 135

    (see "Microprocessor Cam Screw"). Microprocessor Cam Screw (Example) NOTICE: Hold the microprocessor down while turning the cam screw to prevent intermittent contact between the cam screw and microprocessor. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/cpu.htm (2 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:54 AM]...

  • Page 136: Replacing The Microprocessor Module

    Use the microprocessor extraction tool to remove the microprocessor module. Replacing the Microprocessor Module NOTICE: If you received a flash BIOS update program floppy disk or CD with the replacement microprocessor, you must update the BIOS after replacing the microprocessor module. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/cpu.htm (3 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:54 AM]...

  • Page 137

    2. Tighten the cam screw. NOTICE: Do not over- or undertighten the screw. Tighten the screw until the screw indicator points to the "closed" or "locked" indicator on the socket. 3. Replace the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/cpu.htm (4 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:54 AM]...

  • Page 138

    4. Close the microprocessor retaining clip. 5. To latch the clip, insert a flat-blade scribe into the latch mechanism and pivot the top of the scribe away from the clip. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/cpu.htm (5 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:54 AM]...

  • Page 139

    Video Graphics Board: Dell Inspiron 8200 Back to Contents Page Video Graphics Board Dell™ Inspiron™ 8200 NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer.

  • Page 140

    5. Remove the three M2.5 x 8-mm screws that secure the video graphics board. 6. Separate the video graphics board from the system board connector. Replacing the Video Graphics Board 1. Align the three screw holes and press down firmly on the word "Dell" to seat the board in its connector. NOTICE: Ensure that the board is correctly and firmly seated before continuing.

  • Page 141: Palm Rest

    Disconnect the computer and attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. pull loop file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/palmrest.htm (1 of 4) [2/28/2004 7:40:55 AM]...

  • Page 142: Removing The Palm Rest

    To avoid damaging the palm rest, you must first remove the display assembly. 6. Turn the computer over. 7. Remove the nine M2.5 x 20-mm screws (labeled "circle P") that secure the palm rest to the computer. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/palmrest.htm (2 of 4) [2/28/2004 7:40:55 AM]...

  • Page 143

    10. On the left and right sides of the palm rest, use a flat-blade scribe between the palm rest and the bottom case of the computer to separate the snaps that secure the palm rest to the bottom case. 11. Lift out the palm rest. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/palmrest.htm (3 of 4) [2/28/2004 7:40:55 AM]...

  • Page 144: Replacing The Palm Rest

    Replacing the Palm Rest When replacing the palm rest screws, install the two screws at the back corners of the computer first to help align the palm rest correctly. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/palmrest.htm (4 of 4) [2/28/2004 7:40:55 AM]...

  • Page 145: Reserve Battery

    NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. 1 palm rest bracket 2 reserve battery 3 reserve battery cable file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/resbatt.htm (1 of 3) [2/28/2004 7:40:56 AM]...

  • Page 146: Removing The Reserve Battery

    2. Remove the keyboard. 3. Remove the hinge cover. 4. Remove the display assembly. 5. Remove the palm rest. 6. On the underside of the palm rest, disconnect the palm-rest flex cable from the ZIF connector. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/resbatt.htm (2 of 3) [2/28/2004 7:40:56 AM]...

  • Page 147: Replacing The Reserve Battery

    3. Place the palm rest bracket loosely in the palm rest, and connect the palm-rest flex cable to the ZIF connector. 4. Replace the four M2.5 x 4-mm screws that secure the palm rest bracket to the palm rest. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/resbatt.htm (3 of 3) [2/28/2004 7:40:56 AM]...

  • Page 148: System Board

    NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. 1 M2.5 x 4-mm captive- washer screws (3) file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/sysboard.htm (1 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:57 AM]...

  • Page 149: Removing The System Board

    6. Remove the keyboard. 7. Remove the hinge cover. 8. Remove the display assembly. 9. Remove the palm rest. 10. Remove the video graphics board. 11. Remove the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/sysboard.htm (2 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:57 AM]...

  • Page 150

    1 network cable cover b. Disconnect the network cable. Do not pull on the cable wires. Instead, pry up the outer corner of the upper connector until the connectors start to separate. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/sysboard.htm (3 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:57 AM]...

  • Page 151: Network Cable

    If necessary to help release the system board, pull outward on the top of the plastic near the back left corner of the bottom case (see the small arrow at the far left in the following figure). file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/sysboard.htm (4 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:57 AM]...

  • Page 152

    System Board: Dell Inspiron 8200 Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/sysboard.htm (5 of 5) [2/28/2004 7:40:57 AM]...

  • Page 153

    Battery and Module Bay Latches: Dell Inspiron 8200 Back to Contents Page Battery and Module Bay Latches Dell™ Inspiron™ 8200 NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer.

  • Page 154

    Battery and Module Bay Latches: Dell Inspiron 8200 1 wear ribs (2 on underside) 2 bumps 3 slider 4 spring 5 bottom case 6 latch housing (2) 7 latch buttons (2) 8 location of snap tabs (2) Removing and Replacing the Battery and Module Bay Latches 1.

  • Page 155

    Battery and Module Bay Latches: Dell Inspiron 8200 b. Ensure that the slider is inserted so that the side with the two bumps is facing the back of the bottom case, and the surface with the wear ribs lies against the upper surface of the bottom case.

  • Page 156

    Battery Charger Board: Dell Inspiron 8200 Back to Contents Page Battery Charger Board Dell™ Inspiron™ 8200 NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer.

  • Page 157

    Battery Charger Board: Dell Inspiron 8200 4. Remove the display assembly. 5. Remove the palm rest. 6. Remove the video graphics board. 7. Lift the battery charger board out of the system board connector. Replacing the Battery Charger Board Align the screw holes on the battery charger board with the screw holes on the bottom case, and then press the battery charger board down into its connector.

  • Page 158: Led Board

    Disconnect the computer and attached devices from electrical outlets and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. 1 M2 x 4-mm screws (2) file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/led.htm (1 of 2) [2/28/2004 7:40:59 AM]...

  • Page 159: Removing The Led Board

    1. Align the two screw holes with the two mounting holes on the bottom case, and press the board into its connector. 2. Replace the two M2 x 4-mm screws. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/led.htm (2 of 2) [2/28/2004 7:40:59 AM]...

  • Page 160: Removing The Fan

    To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. 1 fan cables 2 M2 x 4-mm screws (3) Removing the Fan 1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer." file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/fan.htm (1 of 2) [2/28/2004 7:41:00 AM]...

  • Page 161

    When reconnecting the fan cables, connect the shorter cable to the connector closest to the fan. Route both cables so that they will not be pinched by the microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/fan.htm (2 of 2) [2/28/2004 7:41:00 AM]...

  • Page 162

    To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching unpainted metal on the computer. NOTICE: 1 network cable 2 bottom case 3 RJ-11/RJ-45 module 4 modem cable file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/rj11_45b.htm (1 of 3) [2/28/2004 7:41:00 AM]...

  • Page 163

    When replacing the RJ-11/RJ-45 module, hold both cables safely out of the way and snap the housing down into place. Then route the modem cable through the vertical slot, through the appropriate posts, and out through the corner of the memory module/modem cutout. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/rj11_45b.htm (2 of 3) [2/28/2004 7:41:00 AM]...

  • Page 164: Modem Cable

    RJ-11/RJ-45 Module: Dell Inspiron 8200 vertical slot modem cable When replacing the system board, ensure that the network cable is safely above the board and out of the way. Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Inspiron/8200/rj11_45b.htm (3 of 3) [2/28/2004 7:41:00 AM]...

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