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Dell Dimension 3100 Owner's Manual

Dell Dimension 3100 Owner's Manual (140 pages)

Dell Owner's Manual network adapter 3100, E310  
Brand: Dell | Category: Desktop | Size: 2.53 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information9................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer13................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable13................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer13................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet14................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection15................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Cds And Dvds16................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume17................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture18................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds18................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cds And Dvds19................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips20................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Media Card Reader (optional)20................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Home And Office Network21................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter21................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard22................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management24................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode24................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode25................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Manager26................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Level 127................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Your Computer For Raid28................................................................................................................................................................
Hyper-threading30................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Tips31................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages34................................................................................................................................................................
Media Card Reader Problems35................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems36................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems36................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start Up36................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding36................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding37................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes Repeatedly37................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Is Designed For An Earlier Windows Operating System37................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears37................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems38................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems38................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Problems39................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems40................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems40................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems41................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems42................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems43................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Speakers43................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones44................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Monitor Problems44................................................................................................................................................................
If The Screen Is Blank44................................................................................................................................................................
If The Screen Is Difficult To Read45................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Lights47................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics51................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers53................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers53................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers54................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities54................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System54................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dellâ„¢ Pc Restore By Symantec56................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Dell Pc Restore57................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin59................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools59................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer60................................................................................................................................................................
Front View Of The Computer61................................................................................................................................................................
Back View Of The Computer63................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Computer Cover64................................................................................................................................................................
Inside View Of Your Computer66................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Components67................................................................................................................................................................
Memory67................................................................................................................................................................
Ddr2 Memory Overview68................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Memory69................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Memory70................................................................................................................................................................
Cards71................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Panels75................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Drive Panel76................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Drive-panel Insert77................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Drive-panel Insert77................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Drive Panel78................................................................................................................................................................
Drives78................................................................................................................................................................
Ide Drive Addressing79................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Drive Cables79................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Interface Connectors80................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cable Connector80................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting And Disconnecting Drive Cables81................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive81................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Hard Drive82................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Hard Drive83................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Second Hard Drive (optional)84................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Drive85................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Floppy Drive85................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Floppy Drive87................................................................................................................................................................
Media Card Reader89................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Media Card Reader89................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Media Card Reader91................................................................................................................................................................
Cd/dvd Drive92................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Cd/dvd Drive93................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Cd/dvd Drive94................................................................................................................................................................
Battery97................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery97................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Computer Cover98................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications101................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup105................................................................................................................................................................
Overview105................................................................................................................................................................
Entering System Setup105................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Options106................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Sequence109................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Forgotten Passwords111................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Cmos Settings112................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer112................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Monitor112................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse113................................................................................................................................................................
Cds And Dvds113................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)114................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals114................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals114................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)114................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Identification Information116................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell116................................................................................................................................................................
Index135................................................................................................................................................................
Power Options Properties137................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Dimension 3100 Quick Setup

Dell Dimension 3100 Quick Setup (2 pages)

Dell Dimension Desktop PC Quick setup  
Brand: Dell | Category: Desktop | Size: 0.59 MB

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