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Dell Dimension 4100 Manual

Dell Dimension 4100 Manual (160 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 4.92 MB
Table of contents
A Tour Of Your Computer3................................................................................................................................................................
Front View3................................................................................................................................................................
Device Status Lights6................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad7................................................................................................................................................................
Module Bay7................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Bay7................................................................................................................................................................
Power Button8................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View8................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Slot9................................................................................................................................................................
Security Cable Slot9................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View10................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Connectors12................................................................................................................................................................
Back View14................................................................................................................................................................
Ac Adapter Connector17................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View18................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Release Latch19................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Power20................................................................................................................................................................
Power Conservation Modes20................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode20................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode21................................................................................................................................................................
Power Options Properties22................................................................................................................................................................
Power Schemes Tab22................................................................................................................................................................
Alarms Tab24................................................................................................................................................................
Power Meter Tab25................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Tab25................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Tab27................................................................................................................................................................
System Specifications30................................................................................................................................................................
Ports And Connectors31................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Problems39................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Help Files39................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems41................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages42................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems43................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank43................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read44................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable45................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems45................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers45................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers46................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems50................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems50................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems51................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters52................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems52................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Drive52................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive55................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems56................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems56................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes57................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding57................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears57................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear57................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Gets Wet58................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems60................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities60................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Xp Device Driver Rollback62................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Reinstalling Drivers62................................................................................................................................................................
Windows 200067................................................................................................................................................................
Using System Restore68................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Restore Point69................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore71................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows72................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Xp72................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Me74................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows 200076................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Hibernate Support78................................................................................................................................................................
When To Use The Dell Diagnostics79................................................................................................................................................................
Features Of The Dell Diagnostics79................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Dell Diagnostics80................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Menu82................................................................................................................................................................
Confirming The System Configuration Information85................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Program87................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens88................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens88................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options89................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Boot Sequence89................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Printer Modes89................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Com Ports90................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Infrared Sensor90................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector99................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing Parts102................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Work Inside The Computer102................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools103................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification105................................................................................................................................................................
System Components107................................................................................................................................................................
Exploded View107................................................................................................................................................................
Main Battery108................................................................................................................................................................
System Board108................................................................................................................................................................
Display Cover111................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Assembly112................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive112................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive113................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Daughter Card Modem114................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module116................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Memory Module Cover116................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Memory Modules117................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Memory Modules119................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Mini Pci Card119................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Mini Pci Card120................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Assembly121................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard121................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard125................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly126................................................................................................................................................................
Display Panel130................................................................................................................................................................
Inverter Connector133................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Latch134................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Latch135................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Covers136................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Covers136................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Covers136................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Thermal Cooling Assembly141................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Module143................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Microprocessor Module145................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios146................................................................................................................................................................
Reserve Battery147................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Reserve Battery147................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Reserve Battery148................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Speaker Assemblies149................................................................................................................................................................
Right Speaker150................................................................................................................................................................
Left Speaker150................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Assembly153................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board153................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Guard154................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The System Board155................................................................................................................................................................
Module Latch Assemblies156................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents160................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Dimension 4100 User Manual

Dell Dimension 4100 User Manual (158 pages)

ADVANCED PORT REPLICATOR  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop Accessories | Size: 3.81 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Apr I/o Connectors5................................................................................................................................................................
Apr Controls And Indicators7................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Audio Line-out Connector7................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-3. Controls And Indicators7................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Devices To The Apr8................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Computer To The Apr8................................................................................................................................................................
Docking The Computer9................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-4. Docking The Computer9................................................................................................................................................................
Undocking The Computer10................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-5. Undocking The Computer10................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Stand11................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-6. Apr With The Monitor Stand11................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Instructions12................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications13................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-2. Technical Specifications13................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Notices15................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)16................................................................................................................................................................
Ic Notice (canada Only)17................................................................................................................................................................
Ce Notice (european Union)18................................................................................................................................................................
En 55022 Compliance (czech Republic Only)18................................................................................................................................................................
Vcci Notice (japan Only)18................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-7. Vcci Class A Ite Regulatory Mark19................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-8. Vcci Class B Ite Regulatory Mark19................................................................................................................................................................
Moc Notice (south Korea Only)20................................................................................................................................................................
Class A Device20................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-9. Moc Class A Regulatory Mark20................................................................................................................................................................
Class B Device21................................................................................................................................................................
Polish Center For Testing And Certification Notice21................................................................................................................................................................
Wymagania Polskiego Centrum Badań I Certyfikacji21................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-10. Moc Class B Regulatory Mark21................................................................................................................................................................
Pozostałe Instrukcje Bezpieczeństwa22................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)22................................................................................................................................................................
Información Para Nom (únicamente Para México)23................................................................................................................................................................
Warranty And Return Policy24................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)24................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Year One24................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Years Two And Three25................................................................................................................................................................
General Provisions25................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)26................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (u.s. And Canada Only)28................................................................................................................................................................
Connecteurs D'e/s De L'apr35................................................................................................................................................................
Boutons De Réglage Et Voyants De L'apr37................................................................................................................................................................
Connexion De L'ordinateur à L'apr38................................................................................................................................................................
Amarrage De L'ordinateur39................................................................................................................................................................
Débranchement De L'ordinateur40................................................................................................................................................................
Support De Moniteur42................................................................................................................................................................
Consignes De Sécurit43................................................................................................................................................................
Caractéristiques Techniques45................................................................................................................................................................
Réglementation Fcc (États-unis Seulement)48................................................................................................................................................................
Réglementation Ic (canada Seulement)49................................................................................................................................................................
Réglementation Ce (union Européenne)50................................................................................................................................................................
Conformité En 55022 (république Tchèque Seulement)50................................................................................................................................................................
Réglementation Vcci (japon Seulement)51................................................................................................................................................................
Réglementation Moc (corée Du Sud Uniquement)52................................................................................................................................................................
Avis Du Centre Polonais De Test Et D'agrément54................................................................................................................................................................
Informations Sur La Norme Nom (mexique Seulement)55................................................................................................................................................................
Garantie Et Règle De Retour57................................................................................................................................................................
Garantie Limitée De Trois Ans (États-unis Seulement)57................................................................................................................................................................
E/a-anschlüsse Des Apr67................................................................................................................................................................
Bedienelemente Und Anzeigen Des Apr69................................................................................................................................................................
Externe Geräte An Den Apr Anschließen70................................................................................................................................................................
Computer An Den Apr Anschließen70................................................................................................................................................................
Computer In Die Docking-station Einsetzen71................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Vom Apr Trennen72................................................................................................................................................................
Technische Daten76................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc-hinweise (nur Usa)78................................................................................................................................................................
Klasse A79................................................................................................................................................................
Klasse B79................................................................................................................................................................
Ic-hinweis (nur Kanada)80................................................................................................................................................................
Ce-hinweis (europäische Union)80................................................................................................................................................................
En 55022-konformität (nur Tschechische Republik)81................................................................................................................................................................
Vcci-hinweis (nur Japan)81................................................................................................................................................................
Ite Der Klasse B82................................................................................................................................................................
Moc-hinweis (nur Südkorea)82................................................................................................................................................................
Hinweis Des Center For Testing And Certification (polen)84................................................................................................................................................................
Nom-informationen (nur Mexiko)85................................................................................................................................................................
Gewährleistung Und Rücknahmegarantie87................................................................................................................................................................
Eingeschränkte Dreijahresgarantie (nur Usa)87................................................................................................................................................................
Connettori Di I/o Dell'apr99................................................................................................................................................................
Controlli E Indicatori Dell'apr101................................................................................................................................................................
Connessione Di Periferiche Esterne All'apr102................................................................................................................................................................
Collegamento Del Computer All'apr102................................................................................................................................................................
Inserimento Del Computer Nell'alloggiamento Di Espansione103................................................................................................................................................................
Disinserimento Del Computer Dall'alloggiamento Di Espansione104................................................................................................................................................................
Piedistallo Del Monitor106................................................................................................................................................................
Istruzioni Di Sicurezza107................................................................................................................................................................
Specifiche Tecniche109................................................................................................................................................................
Avvisi Sulle Normative111................................................................................................................................................................
Avvisi Fcc (limitatamente Agli Stati Uniti)112................................................................................................................................................................
Avviso Ic (limitatamente Al Canada)113................................................................................................................................................................
Avviso Ce (unione Europea)114................................................................................................................................................................
Conformità En 55022 (limitatamente Alla Repubblica Ceca)115................................................................................................................................................................
Avviso Vcci (limitatamente Al Giappone)115................................................................................................................................................................
Apparecchiatura Informatica Di Classe A115................................................................................................................................................................
Apparecchiatura Informatica Di Classe B116................................................................................................................................................................
Avviso Moc (limitatamente Alla Corea Del Sud)117................................................................................................................................................................
Dispositivo Di Classe A117................................................................................................................................................................
Avviso Del Centro Per I Collaudi E Le Certificazioni Della Polonia118................................................................................................................................................................
Informazioni Nom (limitatamente Al Messico)120................................................................................................................................................................
Garanzia E Politica Di Restituzione122................................................................................................................................................................
Garanzia Limitata Di Tre Anni (limitatamente Agli Stati Uniti)122................................................................................................................................................................
Conectores De E/s Del Apr133................................................................................................................................................................
Indicadores Y Controles Del Apr135................................................................................................................................................................
Conexión De Dispositivos Externos Al Apr136................................................................................................................................................................
Conexión Del Ordenador Al Apr136................................................................................................................................................................
Acoplamiento Del Ordenador137................................................................................................................................................................
Desacoplamiento Del Ordenador138................................................................................................................................................................
Soporte De Estante Del Monitor139................................................................................................................................................................
Instrucciones De Seguridad140................................................................................................................................................................
Especificaciones Técnicas141................................................................................................................................................................
Avisos De Regulación143................................................................................................................................................................
Avisos Fcc (únicamente En Ee.uu)144................................................................................................................................................................
Clase A145................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso Ic (únicamente En Canad)146................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso Ce (unión Europea)146................................................................................................................................................................
Conformidad En 55022 (únicamente La República Checa)147................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso Vcci (únicamente En Japón)147................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso Moc (sólo Para Corea Del Sur)148................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso Del Centro Polaco De Pruebas Y Certificación150................................................................................................................................................................
Garantía Y Política De Devoluciones152................................................................................................................................................................
Garantía Limitada De Tres Años (sólo Ee.uu)152................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Dimension 4100 Solution Manual

Dell Dimension 4100 Solution Manual (146 pages)

Solutions Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.39 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Safety And Emc Instructions: Portable Computers9................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Instructions9................................................................................................................................................................
Emc Instructions13................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Your Computer14................................................................................................................................................................
Ergonomic Computing Habits15................................................................................................................................................................
When Removing Or Replacing Parts17................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge17................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer20................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Printer20................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Printer21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Printer Driver22................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Home And Office Network23................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer24................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Me And Windows 200024................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Devices While The Computer Is Turned Off25................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Devices While Windows Is Running25................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Infrared Sensor26................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Dolby Headphone27................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Apr To Connect To A Network28................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices28................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors28................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners29................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supply Devices29................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Solutions32................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Help34................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems35................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages36................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems38................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank38................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read39................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable40................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems40................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers40................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers40................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems41................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Print To A Parallel Port Printer41................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Print To A Usb Printer42................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems43................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems46................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems48................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters49................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems49................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Disk49................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd51................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Dvd Movie52................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Eject The Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd Drive Tray52................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound52................................................................................................................................................................
If The Cd-rw Drive Stops Writing52................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive53................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems53................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems54................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes54................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding54................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears55................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Is Designed For An Earlier Version Of The Windows Operating Systems55................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear55................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Problems56................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Gets Wet56................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer57................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems58................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities58................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling The Modem Or Network Adapter Driver59................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Xp Device Driver Rollback61................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities62................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp62................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Me63................................................................................................................................................................
Windows 200064................................................................................................................................................................
Using System Restore65................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Restore Point66................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Computer To An Earlier Operating State67................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore68................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Xp68................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Me70................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows 200072................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Hibernate Support73................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Advanced Port Replicator76................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Devices To The Apr76................................................................................................................................................................
Apr Controls And Indicators78................................................................................................................................................................
Docking The Computer78................................................................................................................................................................
Undocking The Computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Stand81................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory81................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Mini Pci Card85................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive87................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell89................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Daughter Card Modem90................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications94................................................................................................................................................................
Standard Settings101................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens101................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens101................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit102................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)102................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell103................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information118................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)119................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal122................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)123................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranties And Return Policy124................................................................................................................................................................
One-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)125................................................................................................................................................................
Two-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)127................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)130................................................................................................................................................................
One-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)133................................................................................................................................................................
Two-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)135................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)138................................................................................................................................................................
Index145................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Dimension 4100 Solution Manual

Dell Dimension 4100 Solution Manual (146 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.23 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Safety And Emc Instructions: Portable Computers9................................................................................................................................................................
Emc Instructions13................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Your Computer14................................................................................................................................................................
Ergonomic Computing Habits15................................................................................................................................................................
When Removing Or Replacing Parts17................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer20................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Printer21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Printer Driver22................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Home And Office Network23................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer24................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Devices While The Computer Is Turned Off25................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Infrared Sensor26................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Dolby Headphone27................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Apr To Connect To A Network28................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners29................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Solutions32................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Help34................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems35................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages36................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems38................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read39................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable40................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems41................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Print To A Usb Printer42................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems43................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems46................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems48................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters49................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd51................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Dvd Movie52................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive53................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems54................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears55................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Problems56................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer57................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems58................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling The Modem Or Network Adapter Driver59................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Xp Device Driver Rollback61................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities62................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Me63................................................................................................................................................................
Windows 200064................................................................................................................................................................
Using System Restore65................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Computer To An Earlier Operating State67................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore68................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Me70................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows 200072................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Hibernate Support73................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Advanced Port Replicator76................................................................................................................................................................
Apr Controls And Indicators78................................................................................................................................................................
Undocking The Computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Stand81................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Mini Pci Card85................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive87................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell89................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Daughter Card Modem90................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications94................................................................................................................................................................
Standard Settings101................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit102................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals103................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)119................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal122................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)123................................................................................................................................................................
Información Para Nom (únicamente Para México)124................................................................................................................................................................
One-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)125................................................................................................................................................................
Two-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)127................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)130................................................................................................................................................................
One-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)133................................................................................................................................................................
Two-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)135................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)138................................................................................................................................................................
Index145................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Dimension 4100 User Manual

Dell Dimension 4100 User Manual (139 pages)

Dell PowerEdge 4100 Servers: User Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 1.05 MB
Table of contents
Safety Instructions4................................................................................................................................................................
Typographical Conventions9................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents12................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction22................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Operating Systems24................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel24................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Devices25................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Unauthorized Access Inside The Computer25................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-1. Front Panel25................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Keylock25................................................................................................................................................................
Physically Securing The Computer26................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help26................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Dell Server Assistant Cd28................................................................................................................................................................
Booting The Cd28................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Main Menu28................................................................................................................................................................
Choose Language29................................................................................................................................................................
Configure The System29................................................................................................................................................................
Run Eisa Configuration Utility29................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Raid Subsystem29................................................................................................................................................................
Run System Utilities29................................................................................................................................................................
Run System Diagnostics29................................................................................................................................................................
Use Online Manuals29................................................................................................................................................................
Use The System User's Guide29................................................................................................................................................................
Use The Installation And Troubleshooting Guide29................................................................................................................................................................
Create Diskettes29................................................................................................................................................................
Create Blank Formatted Diskette30................................................................................................................................................................
Create Utility Diskettes30................................................................................................................................................................
Create Operating System Support Diskettes30................................................................................................................................................................
Create Windows Nt Server 3.51 Diskettes30................................................................................................................................................................
Create Netware 4.x Diskettes30................................................................................................................................................................
Create Netware 3.12 Diskettes31................................................................................................................................................................
Video Drivers31................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Video Drivers For Windows Nt 3.5131................................................................................................................................................................
Asset Tag Utility32................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Asset Tag Utility32................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning And Deleting An Asset Tag Number32................................................................................................................................................................
Table 2-1. Asset Tag Command-line Options32................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Installing And Configuring Scsi Drivers34................................................................................................................................................................
The Readme.txt File34................................................................................................................................................................
The Scsiselect Utility34................................................................................................................................................................
Scsiselect Default Settings34................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-1. Default Scsi Controller Settings35................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Host Adapter Settings36................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Device Settings36................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Device Settings36................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Host Adapter Settings37................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Scsiselect Utility38................................................................................................................................................................
Using Scsiselect Menus38................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Scsi Disk Utilities38................................................................................................................................................................
Exiting Scsiselect39................................................................................................................................................................
Installation For Microsoft Windows Nt39................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Overview39................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Windows Nt 3.51 And The Driver39................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Windows Nt 3.51 Installation39................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Windows Nt 4.0 Installation40................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Nt To Install Or Update The Driver40................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Updating The Driver With Windows Nt 3.5140................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Host Adapter41................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping A Host Adapter42................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting For Windows Nt42................................................................................................................................................................
Installation For Novell Netware43................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Ez-scsi44................................................................................................................................................................
Calculating The Slot Number44................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Netware And The Driver45................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Netware 4.x Installation45................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-2. Expansion Slot Bus Numbers And Device Numbers45................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Netware 3.12 Installation46................................................................................................................................................................
Using Netware To Install Or Update The Driver47................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Load Command Line Options47................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-3. Load Command Line Options47................................................................................................................................................................
Bit Mask Options49................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Load Command49................................................................................................................................................................
Using Startup.ncf And Autoexec.ncf49................................................................................................................................................................
Using Scsi Devices49................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-1. Bit Position49................................................................................................................................................................
Booting From A Scsi Device50................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting Media50................................................................................................................................................................
Using Removable Media50................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-4. Files Necessary To Set Up Booting From A Scsi Device50................................................................................................................................................................
Using Netware-tested And -approved Drives51................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-5. Drive Status Items51................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-6. Read After Write Verify Options51................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Netware Tape Backup Utility52................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Cd-rom Drive With Net-ware 3.12 Or 4.x52................................................................................................................................................................
Optimizing Performance52................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting For Netware52................................................................................................................................................................
Non–host-adapter Specific53................................................................................................................................................................
Host-adapter Specific53................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program54................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens54................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4-1. System Setup Keys55................................................................................................................................................................
Entering The System Setup Program56................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-1. Main Menu Of The System Setup Program56................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Categories57................................................................................................................................................................
Time57................................................................................................................................................................
Date57................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive A And Diskette Drive B57................................................................................................................................................................
Fast Video Bios57................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Cache57................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Sequence57................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Options Submenu Categories58................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-2. Boot Options Submenu58................................................................................................................................................................
Num Lock59................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker59................................................................................................................................................................
Processor 159................................................................................................................................................................
Processor 259................................................................................................................................................................
Base Memory59................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Memory59................................................................................................................................................................
Level 2 Cache59................................................................................................................................................................
Video Memory59................................................................................................................................................................
Service Tag59................................................................................................................................................................
Asset Tag60................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Menu Categories60................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-3. Advanced Menu Of The System Setup Program60................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port 161................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port 261................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port61................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Mode61................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Controller61................................................................................................................................................................
On-board Scsi A61................................................................................................................................................................
On-board Scsi B61................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Scan Sequence61................................................................................................................................................................
Use Mp Specification61................................................................................................................................................................
Ps/2 Mouse62................................................................................................................................................................
Supervisor Password Is62................................................................................................................................................................
User Password Is62................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-4. Security Menu Of The System Setup Program62................................................................................................................................................................
Set Supervisor Password63................................................................................................................................................................
Set User Password63................................................................................................................................................................
Password On Boot63................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Access63................................................................................................................................................................
System Backup Reminder63................................................................................................................................................................
Virus Check Reminder63................................................................................................................................................................
Exit Menu Categories63................................................................................................................................................................
Save Changes & Exit64................................................................................................................................................................
Exit Without Saving Changes64................................................................................................................................................................
Get Default Values64................................................................................................................................................................
Load Previous Values64................................................................................................................................................................
Save Changes64................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-5. Exit Menu Of The System Setup Program64................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Password Features65................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Supervisor Password Feature65................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Supervisor Password65................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Supervisor Password To Secure Your System65................................................................................................................................................................
Operating With A Supervisor Password Enabled66................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Or Changing An Existing Supervisor Password66................................................................................................................................................................
Using The User Password Feature66................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A User Password67................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your User Password To Secure Your System67................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Or Changing An Existing User Password67................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling A Forgotten Password68................................................................................................................................................................
Password Options68................................................................................................................................................................
Responding To Error Messages68................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4-2. Password Options68................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Eisa Configuration Utility70................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Eisa, Isa, And Pci Expansion Cards70................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Options70................................................................................................................................................................
How To Run The Eisa Configuration Utility71................................................................................................................................................................
When To Run The Eisa Configuration Utility71................................................................................................................................................................
Making Selections In The Eisa Configuration Utility72................................................................................................................................................................
Using Online Instructions72................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu73................................................................................................................................................................
Learn About Configuring Your Computer73................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Computer73................................................................................................................................................................
Step 1: Important Eisa Configuration Information73................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Eisa Configuration Utility74................................................................................................................................................................
Step 2: Add Or Remove Boards74................................................................................................................................................................
Step 3: View Or Edit Details75................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-1. Eisa System Board Options Screen (example)78................................................................................................................................................................
Step 4: Examine Switches Or Print Report79................................................................................................................................................................
Step 5: Save And Exit79................................................................................................................................................................
Set Date And Set Time79................................................................................................................................................................
Maintain System Configuration Diskette79................................................................................................................................................................
Exit From This Utility79................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Menu79................................................................................................................................................................
Lock/unlock Boards79................................................................................................................................................................
View Additional System Information Menu80................................................................................................................................................................
Set Verification Mode Menu80................................................................................................................................................................
Maintain Sci Files Menu80................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Resource Conflicts80................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Card That Conflicts With The Card You Just Installed81................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Options Screen81................................................................................................................................................................
Mp Table Processing81................................................................................................................................................................
Isa Cycle Wait Control81................................................................................................................................................................
Fail-safe Timer Nmi81................................................................................................................................................................
Bus-master Timeout Nmi81................................................................................................................................................................
Software Generated Nmi81................................................................................................................................................................
Modeling Mode81................................................................................................................................................................
How Password Security Works82................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Or Changing A Supervisor Password83................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Existing Supervisor Password84................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Or Changing A User Password84................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Existing User Password85................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Scsi Hard-disk Drives86................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Scsi Hard-disk Drives In The Internal Drive Bays87................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Hard-disk Drive Configuration87................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6-1. Internal Drive Hardware87................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing A Scsi Hard-disk Drive88................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Scsi Hard-disk Drive88................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Scsi Hard Disk Drive88................................................................................................................................................................
With The System Running88................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6-2. Installing A Scsi Hard-disk Drive88................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Hard-disk Drive Indicator Patterns89................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Scsi Hard-disk Drive With The System Running89................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Scsi Hard-disk Drive With The System Running89................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Boot Device89................................................................................................................................................................
Table 6-1. Scsi Hard-disk Drive Indicator Patterns89................................................................................................................................................................
Partitioning And Formatting Scsi Hard-disk Drives90................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications92................................................................................................................................................................
Table A-1. Technical Specifications92................................................................................................................................................................
I/o Ports And Connectors96................................................................................................................................................................
Serial And Parallel Ports96................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Expansion Card Containing Serial Or Parallel Ports97................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-1. I/o Ports And Connectors97................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port Connectors98................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port Connector98................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-2. Pin Numbers For The Serial Port Connectors98................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-3. Pin Numbers For The Parallel Port Connector98................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard And Mouse Connectors99................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Connector99................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Connector99................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-4. Pin Numbers For The Keyboard Connector99................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector100................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-5. Pin Numbers For The Mouse Connector100................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-6. Pin Numbers For The Video Connector100................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Port Connector101................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-7. Pin Numbers For The Remote Port Connector101................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining The System102................................................................................................................................................................
Data Preservation102................................................................................................................................................................
Scheduling Backups102................................................................................................................................................................
Backup Devices102................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning System Components102................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools And Accessories103................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer, Monitor, And Keyboard Exteriors103................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Drives103................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental Factors103................................................................................................................................................................
Temperature103................................................................................................................................................................
Humidity104................................................................................................................................................................
Altitude104................................................................................................................................................................
Dust And Particles104................................................................................................................................................................
Corrosion104................................................................................................................................................................
Electromagnetic And Radio Frequency Interference104................................................................................................................................................................
Magnetism105................................................................................................................................................................
Shock And Vibration105................................................................................................................................................................
Power Source Interruptions106................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices106................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors106................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners106................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supply106................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Notices108................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)108................................................................................................................................................................
Ic Notice (canada Only)109................................................................................................................................................................
En 55022 Compliance (czech Republic Only)109................................................................................................................................................................
Ce Notice110................................................................................................................................................................
Vcci Notices (japan Only)110................................................................................................................................................................
Class 1 Notice110................................................................................................................................................................
Class 2 Notice110................................................................................................................................................................
Korean Regulatory Notice111................................................................................................................................................................
Class A Device111................................................................................................................................................................
Class B Device111................................................................................................................................................................
Polish Center For Testing And Certification Notice111................................................................................................................................................................
Wymagania Polskiego Centrum Badañ I Certyfikacji111................................................................................................................................................................
Warranties And Return Policy114................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Three-year Warranty (u.s. Only)114................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Year One114................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Years Two And Three115................................................................................................................................................................
General115................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Three-year Warranty (canada Only)115................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (u.s. And Canada Only)117................................................................................................................................................................
Security Menu Categories137................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Dimension 4100 Installation And Troubleshooting Manual

Dell Dimension 4100 Installation And Troubleshooting Manual (134 pages)

Dell PowerEdge 4100 Servers: Install Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 3.34 MB
Table of contents
Safety Instructions4................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge4................................................................................................................................................................
Typographical Conventions7................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Basics12................................................................................................................................................................
Messages And Codes18................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Software Solutions28................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages28................................................................................................................................................................
Running The System Diagnostics30................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Information33................................................................................................................................................................
Options Under Subtest34................................................................................................................................................................
Run Under Subtest34................................................................................................................................................................
Quit Menu Under Subtest34................................................................................................................................................................
Select Under Subtest34................................................................................................................................................................
Maximum Errors Allowed35................................................................................................................................................................
Pause For User Response36................................................................................................................................................................
Output Device For Error Messages36................................................................................................................................................................
Output Device For Status Messages36................................................................................................................................................................
Test Limits37................................................................................................................................................................
Why Run A System Set Test41................................................................................................................................................................
Why Run A Video Test43................................................................................................................................................................
Why Run A Keyboard Test43................................................................................................................................................................
Why Run The Mouse Test44................................................................................................................................................................
Why Run A Diskette Drives Test44................................................................................................................................................................
Why Run A Parallel Ports Test46................................................................................................................................................................
Why Run A Scsi Devices Test47................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Equipment48................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting A Parallel Printer51................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Inside The Computer52................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Covers52................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Computer Covers53................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Computer Covers54................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Power Supply59................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Power Cable Connections60................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Cooling Fan61................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Diskette Drive Subsystem66................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting A Scsi Tape Drive68................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Indicator Error Codes69................................................................................................................................................................
Installing System Board Options72................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expansion Card74................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expansion Card74................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Upgrade Kits75................................................................................................................................................................
Dimm Installation Guidelines75................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Memory Upgrade76................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Dimms77................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Dimms77................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drives In The External Bays84................................................................................................................................................................
Dc Power Cables86................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Configuration Information86................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Id Numbers87................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Cable87................................................................................................................................................................
Device Termination87................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Scsi Device87................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Internal Tape Drive That Uses A Controller Card89................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drives In The Internal Bays92................................................................................................................................................................
System Running95................................................................................................................................................................
Raid Controller Host Adapter Card95................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help100................................................................................................................................................................
System Documentation101................................................................................................................................................................
World Wide Web On The Internet101................................................................................................................................................................
Commercial Online Services102................................................................................................................................................................
Techfax Service102................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics Program102................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service102................................................................................................................................................................
Techconnect Bbs102................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support Service103................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Checklist115................................................................................................................................................................
X 200 Graphics Mode Screens120................................................................................................................................................................
Color Bars Subtest120................................................................................................................................................................
X 480 Monochrome Graphics Mode Screen120................................................................................................................................................................
Jumpers And Switches123................................................................................................................................................................
Abbreviations And Acronyms129................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents134................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Dimension 4100 User Manual

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Brand: Dell | Category: Desktop | Size: 1.69 MB
Table of contents
Abbreviations And Acronyms2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Instructions7................................................................................................................................................................
When Working Inside Your Computer8................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Internet12................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Your E-mail12................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Your Account Information12................................................................................................................................................................
Sending And Receiving E-mail13................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting E-mail Address Settings13................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer13................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Printer14................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Printer15................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Printer Driver15................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer16................................................................................................................................................................
Windows 98 Second Edition (se) And Windows Millennium Edition (me)16................................................................................................................................................................
Windows 200016................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Solutions18................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Help Files20................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems20................................................................................................................................................................
Start-up Error Messages21................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Monitor Problems22................................................................................................................................................................
If The Screen Is Blank22................................................................................................................................................................
If The Screen Is Difficult To Read23................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems24................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems25................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Print To A Parallel Port Printer25................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Print To A Usb Printer25................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems26................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Problems26................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Problems27................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems28................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems28................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Disk28................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Music Cd Or Install A Program From A Cd29................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Dvd Movie30................................................................................................................................................................
If The Cd-rw Drive Stops Writing30................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Hard Drive Problem30................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Error Messages31................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems32................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes32................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding32................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears32................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Connection Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Your Dellnet Account33................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers34................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows 9835................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Me37................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows 200039................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Computer Cover42................................................................................................................................................................
Looking Inside Your Computer43................................................................................................................................................................
System Board44................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Cards45................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Cards48................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory48................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Second Hard Drive50................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Other Drives56................................................................................................................................................................
Inch Devices56................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Computer Cover71................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications74................................................................................................................................................................
Standard Settings78................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Settings79................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens79................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Forgotten Passwords80................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery80................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell82................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Numbers And Addresses82................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit94................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information95................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)97................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal98................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)99................................................................................................................................................................
Warranty And Return Policy Information100................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Dimension 4100 Service Manual

Dell Dimension 4100 Service Manual (83 pages)

Dell PowerEdge 4100 Servers: Service Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 2.2 MB
Table of contents
System Overview3................................................................................................................................................................
System Memory10................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Expansion Subsystem10................................................................................................................................................................
Integrated Server Management10................................................................................................................................................................
Video Controller11................................................................................................................................................................
Integrated Scsi Controllers11................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Configuration Guidelines11................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Id Numbers12................................................................................................................................................................
Device Termination12................................................................................................................................................................
System Power Supply13................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Layout22................................................................................................................................................................
Main Memory23................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Jumpers23................................................................................................................................................................
Interrupt Assignments24................................................................................................................................................................
Dma Channel Assignments25................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Troubleshooting31................................................................................................................................................................
Beep Codes And Error Messages37................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing Parts43................................................................................................................................................................
Externally Accessible Drives49................................................................................................................................................................
P Ower Supply54................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Cards60................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor And Heat Sink62................................................................................................................................................................
System Battery65................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Program67................................................................................................................................................................
Screen Conventions67................................................................................................................................................................
Key Functions68................................................................................................................................................................
Screen Color Combinations69................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu69................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Options Submenu71................................................................................................................................................................
Front Bezel71................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Menu72................................................................................................................................................................
Security Menu74................................................................................................................................................................
Exit Menu76................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents83................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Dimension 4100 Service Manual

Dell Dimension 4100 Service Manual (72 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.52 MB
Table of contents
When To Use The Dell Diagnostics2................................................................................................................................................................
Features Of The Dell Diagnostics2................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Dell Diagnostics2................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Menu3................................................................................................................................................................
Confirming The System Configuration Information4................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Connector5................................................................................................................................................................
Docking Connector6................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector8................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector8................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Power10................................................................................................................................................................
Power Conservation Modes10................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode10................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode10................................................................................................................................................................
Power Options Properties10................................................................................................................................................................
Power Schemes Tab11................................................................................................................................................................
Alarms Tab11................................................................................................................................................................
Power Meter Tab12................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Tab12................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Tab13................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing Parts15................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Work Inside The Computer15................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools15................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification16................................................................................................................................................................
System Components17................................................................................................................................................................
Exploded View17................................................................................................................................................................
Display Cover19................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Assembly19................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive19................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive20................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Daughter Card Modem20................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module21................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Memory Module Cover21................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Memory Modules22................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Memory Modules22................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Mini Pci Card23................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Mini Pci Card23................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Assembly24................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard24................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard25................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly26................................................................................................................................................................
Display Latch29................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Latch29................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Latch29................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Covers30................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Covers30................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Covers30................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest31................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Thermal Cooling Assembly33................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Module34................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Module34................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Microprocessor Module34................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios35................................................................................................................................................................
Reserve Battery35................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Reserve Battery35................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Reserve Battery36................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Speaker Assemblies36................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Assembly38................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board38................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The System Board39................................................................................................................................................................
Module Latch Assemblies40................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Program42................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens42................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens42................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options42................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Boot Sequence42................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Printer Modes43................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Com Ports43................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Infrared Sensor43................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Problems44................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Help Files44................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems44................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages45................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems45................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank45................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read46................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable46................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems46................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers46................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers46................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems48................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems48................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems48................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters48................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems49................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Drive49................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound50................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive50................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems50................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems50................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes50................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding51................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears51................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear51................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Gets Wet51................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer52................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems52................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities52................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Xp Device Driver Rollback53................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Reinstalling Drivers53................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities54................................................................................................................................................................
Windows 200054................................................................................................................................................................
Using System Restore55................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Restore Point55................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Computer To An Earlier Operating State56................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore56................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows56................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Xp56................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Me57................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows 200058................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Hibernate Support59................................................................................................................................................................
System Specifications60................................................................................................................................................................
A Tour Of Your Computer64................................................................................................................................................................
Front View64................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Status Lights64................................................................................................................................................................
Device Status Lights65................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad65................................................................................................................................................................
Module Bay66................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Bay66................................................................................................................................................................
Power Button66................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View66................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Slot66................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive67................................................................................................................................................................
Security Cable Slot67................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View67................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Connectors68................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Connector68................................................................................................................................................................
Back View69................................................................................................................................................................
Ac Adapter Connector70................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View71................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Release Latch71................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents72................................................................................................................................................................
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