Dell Dimension 9100 Manuals

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Dell Dimension 9100 Owner's Manual

Dell Dimension 9100 Owner's Manual (162 pages)

Dell Laptop User Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 95.9 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Caution: Safety Instructions9................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: General9................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Power10................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Battery10................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Air Travel11................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Emc Instructions11................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Your Computer11................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Ergonomic Computing Habits12................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: When Working Inside Your Computer12................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge13................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Battery Disposal13................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information15................................................................................................................................................................
Front View19................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View23................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View25................................................................................................................................................................
Back View25................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View29................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection31................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer32................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer33................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable34................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer34................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices34................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors35................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners35................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies35................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer35................................................................................................................................................................
Ddr Memory And Processor Front-side Bus37................................................................................................................................................................
Hyper-threading37................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance39................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge40................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Battery Meter40................................................................................................................................................................
Charge Gauge41................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning41................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery41................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Battery42................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Battery43................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery43................................................................................................................................................................
About The Module Bay45................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing Devices While The Computer Is Turned Off45................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing Devices While The Computer Is Running47................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad49................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations49................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions49................................................................................................................................................................
Battery49................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions50................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management50................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Functions50................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad51................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad And Track Stick52................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Track Stick Cap53................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cds And Dvds55................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds55................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd-rs And Cd-rws56................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips56................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Tv Or Audio Device57................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And Standard Audio58................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And S/pdif Digital Audio59................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And Standard Audio61................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And S/pdif Digital Audio62................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling S/pdif Digital Audio64................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Dolby Headphone65................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Display Settings For A Tv65................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter67................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard67................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network68................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Network Type68................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Security Settings (optional)71................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages75................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems76................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank76................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read77................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable78................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems78................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems78................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive78................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems79................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems79................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems80................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters81................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems82................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems82................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems83................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems83................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes83................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding84................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears84................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear84................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Or Dvd Problems84................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd84................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Eject The Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd Drive Tray85................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound85................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems86................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers86................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers86................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems87................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems89................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers89................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver89................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers90................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities90................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities92................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Restore Point93................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Computer To An Earlier Operating State93................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore94................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Dell Diagnostics94................................................................................................................................................................
When To Use The Dell Diagnostics94................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin96................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Xp97................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools99................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down Your Computer99................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive101................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell102................................................................................................................................................................
Memory103................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Card106................................................................................................................................................................
Subwoofer109................................................................................................................................................................
Fans111................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Covers113................................................................................................................................................................
Display115................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard118................................................................................................................................................................
Reserve Battery120................................................................................................................................................................
Card With Bluetooth ® Wireless Technology121................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications123................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program129................................................................................................................................................................
Overview129................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens129................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens130................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options130................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Infrared Sensor131................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)132................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals132................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals132................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell132................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranties149................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranty For Dell-branded Hardware Products (u.s. Only)149................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranty Terms For Dell-branded Hardware Products (canada Only)152................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Software And Peripherals (canada Only)155................................................................................................................................................................
Index159................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Dimension 9100 Owner's Manual

Dell Dimension 9100 Owner's Manual (140 pages)

Owner's Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Desktop | Size: 6.65 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information9................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer13................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable13................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer14................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet14................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection15................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Cds And Dvds16................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume17................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture18................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds18................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd-rs And Cd-rws19................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips19................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Media Card Reader (optional)20................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Two Monitors21................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Two Monitors With Vga Connectors22................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting One Monitor With A Vga Connector And One Monitor With A Dvi Connector22................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Tv23................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Display Settings23................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Home And Office Network24................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter24................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard24................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management25................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode25................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode25................................................................................................................................................................
Power Options Properties26................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 139427................................................................................................................................................................
Hyper-threading28................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Problems29................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems30................................................................................................................................................................
Cd And Dvd Drive Problems30................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages33................................................................................................................................................................
Media Card Reader Problems34................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems34................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems35................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start Up35................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding35................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding35................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes Repeatedly35................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Is Designed For An Earlier Windows Operating System36................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears36................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems36................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems37................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Problems37................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems38................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems39................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems40................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems40................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems41................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Speakers41................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones42................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Monitor Problems42................................................................................................................................................................
If The Screen Is Blank42................................................................................................................................................................
If The Screen Is Difficult To Read43................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Lights45................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics48................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics Main Menu48................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers49................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver49................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers50................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers50................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities51................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System51................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows Xp System Restore52................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Pc Restore By Symantec53................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin55................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools55................................................................................................................................................................
Turn Off Your Computer55................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer56................................................................................................................................................................
Front View Of The Computer57................................................................................................................................................................
Back View Of The Computer59................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Computer Cover60................................................................................................................................................................
Inside View Of Your Computer62................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Components63................................................................................................................................................................
Memory64................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Overview64................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Memory66................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Memory68................................................................................................................................................................
Cards68................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Cards69................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Express Cards73................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Panels82................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Drive Panel82................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Drive-panel Insert83................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Drive-panel Insert84................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Drive Panel84................................................................................................................................................................
Drives85................................................................................................................................................................
General Installation Guidelines85................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive86................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Hard Drive87................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Hard Drive88................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Second Hard Drive89................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Drive91................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Floppy Drive91................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Floppy Drive93................................................................................................................................................................
Media Card Reader93................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Media Card Reader93................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Media Card Reader95................................................................................................................................................................
Cd/dvd Drive97................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Cd/dvd Drive98................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Cd/dvd Drive99................................................................................................................................................................
Battery101................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery101................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Computer Cover102................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications103................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup107................................................................................................................................................................
Overview107................................................................................................................................................................
Entering System Setup108................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Options110................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Sequence113................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Forgotten Passwords114................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Cmos Settings115................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer116................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Monitor116................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse116................................................................................................................................................................
Cds And Dvds117................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)117................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)118................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Identification Information119................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell119................................................................................................................................................................
Index137................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Dimension 9100 Service Manual

Dell Dimension 9100 Service Manual (88 pages)

Service Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 4.83 MB
Table of contents
Service Manual1................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin2................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Work Inside The Computer2................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools4................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Orientation5................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification5................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive6................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly6................................................................................................................................................................
Display Bezel6................................................................................................................................................................
Display Panel7................................................................................................................................................................
Display Latch7................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Bracket7................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest8................................................................................................................................................................
Video Card8................................................................................................................................................................
System Board8................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module9................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Card12................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing Devices While The Computer Is Turned Off18................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing Devices While The Computer Is Running20................................................................................................................................................................
System Components23................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents24................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Card29................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell32................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Connectors34................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Covers37................................................................................................................................................................
Left Hinge Cover38................................................................................................................................................................
Right Hinge Cover38................................................................................................................................................................
Center Hinge Cover40................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Modem44................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Cable45................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Modem46................................................................................................................................................................
Reserve Battery47................................................................................................................................................................
Display Cable51................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Thermal-cooling Assembly67................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Module69................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Module69................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Microprocessor Module71................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Base76................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board77................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Assembly78................................................................................................................................................................
Top Assembly78................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System Board80................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios82................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector83................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector83................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Connector85................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Dimension 9100 Service Manual

Dell Dimension 9100 Service Manual (85 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 5.13 MB
Table of contents
Service Manual2................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin4................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Work Inside The Computer4................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools6................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Orientation6................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification7................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Bracket8................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly8................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest9................................................................................................................................................................
Video Card9................................................................................................................................................................
System Board9................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module11................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Card14................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing Devices While The Computer Is Turned Off19................................................................................................................................................................
System Components24................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents25................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Card30................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive31................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell33................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Connectors35................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Covers38................................................................................................................................................................
Left Hinge Cover39................................................................................................................................................................
Right Hinge Cover39................................................................................................................................................................
Center Hinge Cover41................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Modem44................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Modem45................................................................................................................................................................
Reserve Battery47................................................................................................................................................................
Display Bezel53................................................................................................................................................................
Display Panel54................................................................................................................................................................
Display Latch56................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Thermal-cooling Assembly66................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Module68................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Module68................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Microprocessor Module69................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Base74................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board75................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System Board78................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios79................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector80................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector80................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Connector82................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Dimension 9100 Quick Setup Manual

Dell Dimension 9100 Quick Setup Manual (2 pages)

Dell Desktop Computer Quick Setup Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Desktop | Size: 3.26 MB
Dell Dimension 9100 Setup Manual

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