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Dell Inspiron 1150 Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron 1150 Owner's Manual (136 pages)

Dell Owner's Manual Laptop PC Inspiron 1150  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.47 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Caution: Safety Instructions9................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: General9................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Power10................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Battery10................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Air Travel10................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Emc Instructions11................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Your Computer11................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Ergonomic Computing Habits12................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: When Working Inside Your Computer12................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge12................................................................................................................................................................
Safety: Battery Disposal13................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information15................................................................................................................................................................
Front View19................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View22................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View23................................................................................................................................................................
Back View25................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View28................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet29................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection29................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems30................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer33................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable33................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer33................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems34................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices34................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors34................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners35................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies35................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer35................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance37................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge38................................................................................................................................................................
Power Meter38................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning38................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery38................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Battery39................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Battery39................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery39................................................................................................................................................................
Battery And Power Problems39................................................................................................................................................................
If The Battery Is Not Charging40................................................................................................................................................................
If Battery Life Is Short40................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Accessdirect™ Button41................................................................................................................................................................
Reprogramming The Button41................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad41................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Shortcuts42................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions42................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions42................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management42................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Functions43................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad44................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad44................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems45................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems45................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters46................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cds And Dvds47................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Or Dvd Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd47................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Eject The Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd Drive Tray47................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound47................................................................................................................................................................
If The Cd-rw Drive Stops Writing48................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems48................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers48................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers48................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds49................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd-rs And Cd-rws50................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips50................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter51................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard51................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems52................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network52................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Network Type52................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Security Settings (optional)55................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics59................................................................................................................................................................
When To Use The Dell Diagnostics59................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages61................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems62................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank62................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read63................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable64................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems64................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems64................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Drive64................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive65................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems66................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems66................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes66................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding66................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear66................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems67................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Gets Wet67................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer68................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers68................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver68................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers69................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers69................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Reinstalling Drivers For Windows Xp70................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities71................................................................................................................................................................
Using System Restore71................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Restore Point71................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Computer To An Earlier Operating State71................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore72................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Reinstall73................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Xp73................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin77................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools77................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down Your Computer77................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive78................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell80................................................................................................................................................................
Memory80................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Mini Pci Card82................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Modem83................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Mini Pci Card84................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Or Dvd Drive86................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard88................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications91................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program98................................................................................................................................................................
Overview98................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens98................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens99................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options99................................................................................................................................................................
System And Battery Performance Optimization100................................................................................................................................................................
System Performance Overview100................................................................................................................................................................
Optimizing Power Consumption And Battery Charge Time100................................................................................................................................................................
Variable Speed Fan101................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)101................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals101................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals102................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell102................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Notices118................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)119................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Software License Agreement119................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranties And Return Policy121................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (u.s. Only)124................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (canada Only)127................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Software And Peripherals (canada Only)128................................................................................................................................................................
Index133................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron 1150 Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron 1150 Owner's Manual (112 pages)

Dell Owner's Manual Dell Inspiron 1150  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.4 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information9................................................................................................................................................................
Front View13................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View16................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View17................................................................................................................................................................
Back View19................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View21................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet23................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection23................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems24................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Problems25................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer26................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable26................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer26................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems27................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices27................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors27................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners28................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies28................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer28................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance29................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge30................................................................................................................................................................
Power Meter30................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning30................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery30................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Battery31................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Battery31................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery31................................................................................................................................................................
Battery And Power Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
If The Battery Is Not Charging32................................................................................................................................................................
If Battery Life Is Short32................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Accessdirect™ Button33................................................................................................................................................................
Reprogramming The Button33................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad33................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Shortcuts34................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions34................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions34................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management34................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Functions35................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad36................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad37................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems37................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems37................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters38................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cds And Dvds39................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Or Dvd Problems39................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd39................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Eject The Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd Drive Tray39................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound39................................................................................................................................................................
If The Cd-rw Drive Stops Writing40................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems40................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers40................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers40................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds41................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd-rs And Cd-rws41................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips42................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter43................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard44................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems44................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network45................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Network Type45................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics49................................................................................................................................................................
When To Use The Dell Diagnostics49................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages51................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems52................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank52................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read53................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable54................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems54................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems55................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Drive55................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive56................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems56................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems56................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes56................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding57................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear57................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems57................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Gets Wet57................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer58................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers59................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver59................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers59................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers59................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Reinstalling Drivers For Windows Xp60................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities60................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System61................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows Xp System Restore61................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Pc Restore By Symantec62................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin65................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools65................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down Your Computer65................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive66................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell68................................................................................................................................................................
Memory68................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Mini Pci Card71................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Modem72................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Mini Pci Card72................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Or Dvd Drive75................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard76................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications79................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program86................................................................................................................................................................
Overview86................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens86................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens87................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options87................................................................................................................................................................
System And Battery Performance Optimization88................................................................................................................................................................
System Performance Overview88................................................................................................................................................................
Optimizing Power Consumption And Battery Charge Time89................................................................................................................................................................
Variable Speed Fan89................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)89................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals90................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals90................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)90................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell91................................................................................................................................................................
Index109................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual

Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual (63 pages)

Dell PC  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 3.49 MB
Table of contents
Before You Begin4................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools4................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer4................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer5................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Orientation6................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification7................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive8................................................................................................................................................................
System Components11................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Memory Modules13................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module14................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Memory Modules15................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Or Dvd Drive16................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Modem18................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Modem19................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Card20................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Mini Pci Card20................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Mini Pci Card21................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents22................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive23................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive23................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Hard Drive24................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard26................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Keyboard28................................................................................................................................................................
Emi Shield30................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly32................................................................................................................................................................
Display Bezel35................................................................................................................................................................
Display Panel35................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Panel35................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Display Panel37................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest40................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Thermal-cooling Assembly43................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Module46................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Module46................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Microprocessor Module47................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Speakers49................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Speakers51................................................................................................................................................................
System Board52................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board52................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System Board56................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios58................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios From The Hard Drive58................................................................................................................................................................
Base Plastics60................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector61................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector61................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual

Dell Inspiron 1150 Service Manual (39 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.42 MB
Table of contents
Base Plastics2................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin3................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools3................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer3................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer3................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Orientation4................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification5................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios7................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios From The Hard Drive7................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Module9................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Module9................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly11................................................................................................................................................................
Display Bezel12................................................................................................................................................................
Display Panel13................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Panel13................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Display Panel13................................................................................................................................................................
Emi Shield16................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive17................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive17................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Hard Drive17................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard19................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Keyboard20................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest21................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector23................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector23................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Speakers24................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Speakers25................................................................................................................................................................
System Board26................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board26................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System Board28................................................................................................................................................................
System Components29................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Thermal-cooling Assembly30................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Memory Modules33................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Memory Modules34................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Or Dvd Drive34................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Modem35................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Modem36................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Card37................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Mini Pci Card37................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Mini Pci Card38................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents39................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 1150 Setup Manual

Dell Inspiron 1150 Setup Manual (2 pages)

Dell Inspiron 1150: Quick Start  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.15 MB

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