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Dell 1525 - Inspiron - Pentium Dual Core 1.86 GHz User Manual

Dell 1525 - Inspiron - Pentium Dual Core 1.86 GHz User Manual (354 pages)

Dell Inspiron 545 MT: User Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Desktop | Size: 4.09 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information23................................................................................................................................................................
Start Button23................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows Help And Support24................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Vista25................................................................................................................................................................
Windows ® Xp25................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel26................................................................................................................................................................
Information About Installed Hardware26................................................................................................................................................................
Device Manager26................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Devices Installed On Your Computer27................................................................................................................................................................
Programs Installed On Your Computer28................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Networking28................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Website29................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support29................................................................................................................................................................
Customer Service30................................................................................................................................................................
Warranty Information30................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Forums31................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Us31................................................................................................................................................................
Bios (system Setup Program) Settings31................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows Desktop33................................................................................................................................................................
Overview33................................................................................................................................................................
Taskbar34................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Taskbar35................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Taskbar35................................................................................................................................................................
Area35................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Icons In The Notification Area35................................................................................................................................................................
Desktop Icons And Shortcuts36................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Icon From The Desktop36................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Deleting Program Shortcuts On The Desktop37................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcut Menus38................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Desktop Appearance39................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Screen Saver41................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp41................................................................................................................................................................
Start Button (menu)42................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Start Menu43................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing And Using The Control Panel45................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Your Computer Settings45................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Your Computer Performance45................................................................................................................................................................
Monitors And Displays47................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer's Display Screen47................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Resolution Of Your Display48................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting50................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing The Best Display Settings50................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Display Resolution For External Lcd Monitors50................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Display For Multiple Monitors51................................................................................................................................................................
Low-light Environments53................................................................................................................................................................
Cables And Connections55................................................................................................................................................................
Displayport™ - Features And Benefits56................................................................................................................................................................
Nvidia Sli And Ati Crossfire Technologies56................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse58................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling The Speed Of The Mouse Buttons58................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling The Speed Of The Scroll Wheel59................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning A Non-optical Mouse59................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning An Optical Mouse60................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad62................................................................................................................................................................
Circular Scrolling62................................................................................................................................................................
Single Finger Zoom63................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Touch Pad63................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Touch Pointer (track Stick Or Tablet Pc Pen)63................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Usb Pointing Device (mouse)64................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting A Usb Pointing Device64................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard65................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing Your Keyboard66................................................................................................................................................................
Backlit Keyboard66................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Numeric Keypad On A Laptop Computer68................................................................................................................................................................
General Keyboard Shortcuts69................................................................................................................................................................
Printers—settings And Drivers71................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Printer Information71................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Printer Settings72................................................................................................................................................................
For Windows Vista72................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Printers73................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Printer73................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Default Printer74................................................................................................................................................................
Sharing Printers On A Network74................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Printer Driver75................................................................................................................................................................
Drives And Media77................................................................................................................................................................
Freeing Up Hard Drive Space77................................................................................................................................................................
Shadow Storage77................................................................................................................................................................
Storage78................................................................................................................................................................
Solid-state Drive (ssd)78................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drivers For Media Drives79................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Whether A Device Driver Is The Source Of A Device Problem79................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Driver With A Previous Version Of The Driver79................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Drivers And Utilities Media To Reinstall A Driver80................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Reinstalling A Driver80................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems81................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Problems82................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems82................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Raid83................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Level 083................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Level 184................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Level 0+1 Configuration86................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Level 5 Configuration87................................................................................................................................................................
Mode87................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Raid88................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down Your Computer99................................................................................................................................................................
Shutdown States101................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows Vista101................................................................................................................................................................
Ending A Program That Is Not Responding101................................................................................................................................................................
Ending A Process That Is Not Responding103................................................................................................................................................................
Docking And Undocking Your Laptop Computer104................................................................................................................................................................
Running— Hot Undocking104................................................................................................................................................................
Undocking Without Shutting Down104................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down Your Computer When It Fails To Shut Down Normally105................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down A Stalled Or "frozen Computer105................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down A Computer When It Stops Responding And Displays A Solid Blue Screen106................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Your Computer In Safe Mode107................................................................................................................................................................
Restarting Your Computer After A Power Loss108................................................................................................................................................................
Files And Folders109................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating To Files110................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting And Opening Files111................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Group Of Files111................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Several Random Files111................................................................................................................................................................
Opening And Saving A File112................................................................................................................................................................
Opening A Graphic Image (picture Or Art)112................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Files112................................................................................................................................................................
Searching For A File112................................................................................................................................................................
Renaming Files113................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Files113................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Files113................................................................................................................................................................
Sharing Files114................................................................................................................................................................
Sharing Files With Password Protection115................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Access To A File115................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files And Settings To A New Computer116................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Files Between Computers Running Windows Xp117................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Files117................................................................................................................................................................
Running Backup When The Settings Have Been Preconfigured118................................................................................................................................................................
Running Backup With Hidden Drives119................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Files119................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Applications (programs)121................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Applications On Your Computer121................................................................................................................................................................
Internet121................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Applications From A Network122................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Applications From Your Computer123................................................................................................................................................................
Ending An Application When It Does Not Respond124................................................................................................................................................................
Performing Maintenance Tasks To Increase Computer Speed And Ensure Security125................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer126................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Start126................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer126................................................................................................................................................................
Media126................................................................................................................................................................
Performance Tuning129................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Based Performance Tuning129................................................................................................................................................................
Software Based Performance Tuning129................................................................................................................................................................
Nvidia Performance129................................................................................................................................................................
Nvidia Monitor130................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Up Your Hard Drive131................................................................................................................................................................
Defragmenting Your Hard Drive132................................................................................................................................................................
Detecting And Repairing Disk Errors133................................................................................................................................................................
Scanning For Viruses And Spyware133................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Power Options135................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices140................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protector140................................................................................................................................................................
Power Line Conditioner140................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supply (ups)141................................................................................................................................................................
Laptop Computer Batteries141................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Laptop Computer For The First Time142................................................................................................................................................................
Preserving The Life Of A Battery142................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Battery143................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge143................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows144................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power145................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery145................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery146................................................................................................................................................................
Notebook Battery Restrictions146................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Controlpoint Power Manager146................................................................................................................................................................
Local Area Networks (lan)150................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A New Lan151................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Local Area Networks (wlan)153................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Wireless Network Card154................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Software And Drivers For Your Wireless Network Card154................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A New Wireless Local Area Network (wlan)155................................................................................................................................................................
Ad Hoc Networks158................................................................................................................................................................
Networks159................................................................................................................................................................
Establishing A Mobile Broadband Network Connection160................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Mobile Broadband Card160................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Mobile Broadband Network160................................................................................................................................................................
Activating Mobile Broadband Service160................................................................................................................................................................
Managing The Network With The Dell Mobile Broadband Card Utility161................................................................................................................................................................
Wimax161................................................................................................................................................................
Wpan162................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Your Network162................................................................................................................................................................
Securing Your Network162................................................................................................................................................................
Ensuring Security When Using Public Wi-fi Networks (hotspots)165................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Networks With The Dell Wi-fi Catcher Network Locator166................................................................................................................................................................
Scanning For A Wireless Network167................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Network Locator167................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Networked Computers With Intel Active Management Technology168................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Internet171................................................................................................................................................................
What You Need To Connect To The Internet171................................................................................................................................................................
Web Browsers For Viewing Internet Sites172................................................................................................................................................................
Web Addresses173................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection173................................................................................................................................................................
Web Browser Settings175................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Browser Home175................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Way The Browser Displays Web176................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Space By Setting The Way The Browser Logs Viewing History177................................................................................................................................................................
Increasing Computer Speed By Limiting The Number Of Open Internet Windows177................................................................................................................................................................
Using Accessibility Options For Visual Impairments178................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Security And Privacy178................................................................................................................................................................
Increasing Security For Your Computer While Accessing The Internet178................................................................................................................................................................
Viruses179................................................................................................................................................................
Firewalls180................................................................................................................................................................
Spyware And Malware182................................................................................................................................................................
Spam183................................................................................................................................................................
Phishing Scams183................................................................................................................................................................
Shopping Securely Over The Internet183................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Pop-ups184................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Unwanted Toolbars185................................................................................................................................................................
Content Advisory/parental Controls185................................................................................................................................................................
Bookmarking Favorite Websites185................................................................................................................................................................
Searching For Information On The Internet186................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Internet Communications Protocol Tcp/ip) Settings187................................................................................................................................................................
Printing A Web187................................................................................................................................................................
Freeing Up Space And Protecting Your Computer188................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Browser History188................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Temporary Internet Files188................................................................................................................................................................
Decreasing The Size Of The Temporary Files Folder188................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Privacy By Blocking And Deleting Cookies189................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail191................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A New E-mail Account191................................................................................................................................................................
Managing And Organizing E-mail Messages192................................................................................................................................................................
Securing Your E-mail194................................................................................................................................................................
Reducing Spam195................................................................................................................................................................
Viruses And Phishing196................................................................................................................................................................
Avoiding E-mail Attachments197................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing E-mail Messages197................................................................................................................................................................
Sending E-mail197................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Contact Group (mailing List)198................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up E-mail Messages200................................................................................................................................................................
Cds, Dvds, And Blu-ray Disc™ Media204................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Cd, Dvd, Or Blu-ray Disc Media204................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cd, Dvd, Or Blu-ray Disc Media205................................................................................................................................................................
Audio207................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The 5.1 Audio Connections207................................................................................................................................................................
Laptop Media Devices (mp3 Players)208................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Laptop Media Device (mp3 Player To Your Computer208................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Laptop Media Device To Sync In Windows Media Player208................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Laptop Media Device The First Time209................................................................................................................................................................
Media Device209................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Media Using The Dell Travel Remote210................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume On Your Computer210................................................................................................................................................................
Software210................................................................................................................................................................
Driver211................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Cyberlink (cl) Headphones211................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Digital Camera With Your Computer212................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Media Player212................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Display Settings215................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing A Tv With Your Computer Using A Tv Tuner Card215................................................................................................................................................................
Device215................................................................................................................................................................
Need217................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Connectors On Your Computer217................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Connectors On Your Tv219................................................................................................................................................................
Determining The Combination Of Cables And Adapters You Need219................................................................................................................................................................
Physically Connecting Your Computer To A Tv Or Audio Device222................................................................................................................................................................
Performing The Basic Connection Steps224................................................................................................................................................................
Tv Menu Example227................................................................................................................................................................
Signal228................................................................................................................................................................
Evaluating Suggested Connection Configurations229................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Display View For The Computer And The Tv239................................................................................................................................................................
Verify The Connection To The Tv239................................................................................................................................................................
Verify The Input Signal For The Tv239................................................................................................................................................................
Set Up The Tv As A Display Device239................................................................................................................................................................
Configure The Display Views240................................................................................................................................................................
Dual Independent Display Mode241................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Primary And Secondary Displays242................................................................................................................................................................
Switching The Display Image242................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Display Settings242................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Resolution With The Windows Display Properties Menu243................................................................................................................................................................
Properties Menu244................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Additional Functions With The Advanced Button245................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Video Card Control Features245................................................................................................................................................................
Problems245................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Display Settings With The Vendor Video Card Control Panel246................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Wizards247................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Video Card Wizard To Configure Display Settings247................................................................................................................................................................
Settings248................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help For Video Card Control Panels249................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Display Settings249................................................................................................................................................................
Where To Find Help249................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Common Problems249................................................................................................................................................................
Security And Privacy251................................................................................................................................................................
Rights, User Groups, And Passwords251................................................................................................................................................................
Administrator Rights251................................................................................................................................................................
User Groups252................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords253................................................................................................................................................................
Smart Cards254................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Readers254................................................................................................................................................................
Facial Recognition Software255................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Firewall To Secure Your Computer255................................................................................................................................................................
Turning On Windows Firewall255................................................................................................................................................................
Encrypting Files And Folders256................................................................................................................................................................
Using Antivirus Software256................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Security When Using A Public Wireless Network256................................................................................................................................................................
Reducing The Risk Of Getting Computer Viruses257................................................................................................................................................................
Dealing With Cookies258................................................................................................................................................................
Blocking All Cookies258................................................................................................................................................................
Avoiding Spyware And Malware259................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Desktop261................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Remote Desktop On The Host Computer261................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Remote Desktop Client Software262................................................................................................................................................................
Calling From A Remote Location262................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System265................................................................................................................................................................
Starting System Restore266................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore266................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling System Restore267................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell™ Pc Restore And Dell Factory Image Restore267................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Vista: Dell Factory Image Restore268................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Operating System Media269................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin269................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Xp Or Windows Vista269................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Tools272................................................................................................................................................................
Power Lights For Desktop Computers273................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Lights For Desktop Computers274................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Lights For Laptop Computers275................................................................................................................................................................
System Messages For Desktop Computers275................................................................................................................................................................
System Messages For Laptop Computers276................................................................................................................................................................
Cmos Battery278................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Hardware Troubleshooter280................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Dell Diagnostics281................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Center285................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Problems287................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Problems287................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems289................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages290................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Device Problems291................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems For External Keyboards292................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems292................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems294................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Problems295................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems296................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems296................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems298................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems299................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems299................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems For Laptop Computers301................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Monitor Problems302................................................................................................................................................................
Power Lights304................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Update Service305................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup307................................................................................................................................................................
Program307................................................................................................................................................................
Entering The System Setup Program308................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Options On The System Setup Program Screen308................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Boot Sequence309................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A One-time Boot310................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Boot Sequence To Usb Device310................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Bios Settings310................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Bios Settings311................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading The Bios (flashing The Bios)311................................................................................................................................................................
Ports313................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Port313................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Port314................................................................................................................................................................
Rs232 Serial Port315................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port316................................................................................................................................................................
Esata Port317................................................................................................................................................................
Modem318................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Port319................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard And Mouse Port (ps2)320................................................................................................................................................................
Vga Port321................................................................................................................................................................
Dvi-i Port322................................................................................................................................................................
S-video Tv-out Port323................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video324................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video325................................................................................................................................................................
Hdmi Port326................................................................................................................................................................
Displayport327................................................................................................................................................................
S/pdif Port (coaxial Rca)328................................................................................................................................................................
S/pdif Port (toslink)328................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Ports329................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help331................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Assistance331................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Service332................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support And Customer Service332................................................................................................................................................................
Dellconnect332................................................................................................................................................................
Online Services333................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service334................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Order-status Service334................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With Your Order334................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information334................................................................................................................................................................
Credit334................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call335................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell337................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell 1525 - Inspiron - Pentium Dual Core 1.86 GHz Owner's Manual

Dell 1525 - Inspiron - Pentium Dual Core 1.86 GHz Owner's Manual (206 pages)

Owner's Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.75 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information13................................................................................................................................................................
About Your Computer21................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View25................................................................................................................................................................
Back View29................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View30................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer31................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection32................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer33................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer34................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices35................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners36................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies36................................................................................................................................................................
Switching The Video Image From Your Computer Display To A Projector37................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Resolution And Refresh Rate38................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard And Touchpad39................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad39................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions40................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Keyboard Settings41................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad42................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad43................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Battery45................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance45................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge46................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Quickset Battery Meter46................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power47................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery49................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery49................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery50................................................................................................................................................................
Using Multimedia51................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Media51................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips56................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume57................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture58................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Device59................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And S/pdif Digital Audio62................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And Standard Audio68................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And S/pdif Digital Audio71................................................................................................................................................................
Hdmi (optional)73................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Optional Camera75................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Adjusting The Camera Settings76................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Picture Or A Video76................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cards77................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Blanks78................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank79................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Reader79................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Card80................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card Or Blank81................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up And Using Networks83................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Network Or Broadband Modem Cable83................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Network84................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A New Wlan Using A Wireless Router And A Broadband Modem85................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Dell Mobile Broadband Card89................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/disabling The Dell Mobile Broadband Card90................................................................................................................................................................
Securing Your Computer93................................................................................................................................................................
Security Cable Lock93................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Is Lost Or Stolen94................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting97................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Update Service97................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics97................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Utility101................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support 3102................................................................................................................................................................
Dellconnect103................................................................................................................................................................
Network Assistant103................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Tuneup103................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Checkup104................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems104................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Problems105................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems106................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems106................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages108................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Problems113................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Device Problems113................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems114................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems114................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters115................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems115................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start115................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding115................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding Or Crashes Repeatedly116................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears116................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems117................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems118................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems118................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems120................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems121................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems122................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems122................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Integrated Speakers122................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From External Speakers123................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones123................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems123................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems124................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank124................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read125................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable126................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers126................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver126................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers127................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities127................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Problems In The Windows Vista Operating System129................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System130................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Vista System Restore130................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Replacing Parts135................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin135................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools135................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer135................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer136................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive137................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive138................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive139................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell139................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive140................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Optical Drive140................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Optical Drive140................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Cover141................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Cover141................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Cover142................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard142................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard143................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard144................................................................................................................................................................
Memory144................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Memory Module144................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Memory Module146................................................................................................................................................................
Subscriber Identity Module (optional)148................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Mini-cards149................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Mini-card149................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Mini-card151................................................................................................................................................................
Flash Cache Module151................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Fcm151................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Fcm152................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Card154................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling With Your Computer155................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Your Computer155................................................................................................................................................................
Packing The Computer155................................................................................................................................................................
Travel Tips156................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air156................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help157................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Assistance157................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support And Customer Service158................................................................................................................................................................
Online Services158................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service159................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Order-status Service159................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With Your Order159................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information159................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit160................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call160................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell162................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications163................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program173................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screen174................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options174................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer176................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Display176................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse177................................................................................................................................................................
Media177................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)178................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notice (u.s. Only)179................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice180................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary181................................................................................................................................................................
Index199................................................................................................................................................................
Dell 1525 - Inspiron - Pentium Dual Core 1.86 GHz Setup Manual

Dell 1525 - Inspiron - Pentium Dual Core 1.86 GHz Setup Manual (80 pages)

Dell Inspiron 1525: User Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.88 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Inspiron Laptop7................................................................................................................................................................
Before Setting Up Your Computer7................................................................................................................................................................
Connect The Ac Adapter8................................................................................................................................................................
Check The Wireless Switch8................................................................................................................................................................
Press The Power Button9................................................................................................................................................................
Connect To The Internet (optional)10................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Inspiron Laptop14................................................................................................................................................................
Device Status Lights14................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side Features16................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side Features18................................................................................................................................................................
Front Side Features20................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Base And Keyboard Features21................................................................................................................................................................
Media Controls22................................................................................................................................................................
Display Features23................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing The Battery24................................................................................................................................................................
Software Features25................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Problems28................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems28................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems30................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems32................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Center35................................................................................................................................................................
System Messages35................................................................................................................................................................
Using Support Tools35................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Troubleshooter37................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics38................................................................................................................................................................
System Restore40................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System41................................................................................................................................................................
Operating System Reinstallation45................................................................................................................................................................
Service47................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help47................................................................................................................................................................
Dellconnect48................................................................................................................................................................
Online Services48................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service49................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information50................................................................................................................................................................
Warranty Or For Credit50................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call51................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell52................................................................................................................................................................
Finding More Information And Resources54................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Specifications56................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell 1525 - Inspiron - Pentium Dual Core 1.86 GHz Service Manual

Dell 1525 - Inspiron - Pentium Dual Core 1.86 GHz Service Manual (52 pages)

Service Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.59 MB
Table of contents
Before You Begin2................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools2................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer2................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios4................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios From A Cd4................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios From The Hard Drive4................................................................................................................................................................
Button Board7................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Button Board7................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Button Board7................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader8................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card Or Blank8................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Card8................................................................................................................................................................
Center Control Cover9................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Center Control Cover9................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Center Control Cover10................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Coin-cell Battery11................................................................................................................................................................
Processor Module13................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Processor Module13................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Processor Module13................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly17................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Assembly17................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Assembly18................................................................................................................................................................
Display Bezel19................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Bezel19................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Bezel20................................................................................................................................................................
Display Panel20................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Panel20................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Panel21................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Camera And Microphone Assembly22................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Cage23................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Expresscard Cage23................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive25................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive25................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive26................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard27................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard27................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Latch Assembly29................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery Latch Assembly29................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery Latch Assembly30................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Memory Module31................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Memory Module32................................................................................................................................................................
Flash Cache Module35................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Fcm35................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Fcm35................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive36................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Optical Drive36................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Optical Drive36................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest37................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Palm Rest37................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Palm Rest38................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank39................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector40................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector40................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Assembly44................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Speaker Assembly44................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Speaker Assembly44................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Assembly46................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board Assembly46................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The System Board Assembly47................................................................................................................................................................
Charger Board49................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Charger Board49................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents52................................................................................................................................................................
Dell 1525 - Inspiron - Pentium Dual Core 1.86 GHz Manual Del Propietario

(Spanish) Dell 1525 - Inspiron - Pentium Dual Core 1.86 GHz Manual Del Propietario (208 pages)

Owners Manual - Spanish  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 3.05 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Acerca De Su Equipo19................................................................................................................................................................
Vista Frontal19................................................................................................................................................................
Vista Lateral Izquierda25................................................................................................................................................................
Vista Lateral Derecha27................................................................................................................................................................
Vista Posterior28................................................................................................................................................................
Vista Inferior29................................................................................................................................................................
Cable De La Impresora34................................................................................................................................................................
Ajuste Del Brillo37................................................................................................................................................................
Uso De La Pantalla37................................................................................................................................................................
Funciones Del Sistema40................................................................................................................................................................
Funciones De La Pantalla40................................................................................................................................................................
Ajustar Las Configuraciones Del Teclado41................................................................................................................................................................
Uso De Soportes Multimedia51................................................................................................................................................................
En Blanco55................................................................................................................................................................
Ajuste Del Volumen58................................................................................................................................................................
Ajuste De La Imagen58................................................................................................................................................................
Hdmi (opcional)73................................................................................................................................................................
Uso De Tarjetas77................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscards77................................................................................................................................................................
Paneles Protectores De Las Expresscard78................................................................................................................................................................
Lector De Tarjeas De Memoria79................................................................................................................................................................
Paneles Protectores De Tarjetas De Memoria79................................................................................................................................................................
Banda Ancha83................................................................................................................................................................
Seguridad De Su Equipo93................................................................................................................................................................
Cable De Seguridad93................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Update Service95................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics95................................................................................................................................................................
Dellconnect101................................................................................................................................................................
Network Assistant (asistente De Red)101................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Tuneup102................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Checkup102................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con Unidades102................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con La Unidad De Disco Duro104................................................................................................................................................................
Mensajes De Error106................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con Las Expresscard113................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con El Dispositivo Ieee 1394113................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con El Teclado114................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con El Teclado Externo114................................................................................................................................................................
Caracteres No Esperados115................................................................................................................................................................
Bloqueos Y Problemas Con El Software115................................................................................................................................................................
El Equipo No Se Inicia115................................................................................................................................................................
El Equipo No Responde115................................................................................................................................................................
Un Programa No Responde O Falla Repetidamente116................................................................................................................................................................
Aparece Una Pantalla Azul Fija116................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con Dell Mediadirect116................................................................................................................................................................
Otros Problemas Con El Software117................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con La Memoria118................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas De Red119................................................................................................................................................................
Pantalla Principal120................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con La Impresora121................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con El Sonido Y Los Altavoces123................................................................................................................................................................
Si La Pantalla Aparece En Blanco126................................................................................................................................................................
Controladores127................................................................................................................................................................
Restauración Del Sistema Operativo132................................................................................................................................................................
Uso De Restaurar El Sistema En Windows Vista132................................................................................................................................................................
Antes De Comenzar137................................................................................................................................................................
Herramientas Recomendadas137................................................................................................................................................................
Apagar El Equipo137................................................................................................................................................................
Antes De Manipular El Interior Del Equipo138................................................................................................................................................................
Unidad De Disco Duro139................................................................................................................................................................
Cubierta De Las Bisagras143................................................................................................................................................................
Vuelva A Colocar La Cubierta De La Bisagra144................................................................................................................................................................
Teclado144................................................................................................................................................................
Volver A Colocar El Teclado146................................................................................................................................................................
Memoria146................................................................................................................................................................
Flash Cache Module153................................................................................................................................................................
Vuelva A Colocar El Fcm154................................................................................................................................................................
Extraer La Tarjeta155................................................................................................................................................................
Viajes Con El Equipo157................................................................................................................................................................
Embalaje Del Equipo157................................................................................................................................................................
Consejos Para El Viaje158................................................................................................................................................................
Servicio Autotech161................................................................................................................................................................
Servicio Automatizado De Estado De Pedidos161................................................................................................................................................................
Problemas Con Su Pedido161................................................................................................................................................................
Antes De Llamar162................................................................................................................................................................
Especificaciones165................................................................................................................................................................
Limpieza Del Equipo178................................................................................................................................................................
Equipo, Teclado Y Pantalla178................................................................................................................................................................
Soporte179................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso De Productos De Macrovision182................................................................................................................................................................
Glosario183................................................................................................................................................................

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