Dell Inspiron 1300 Manuals

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DELL Inspiron 1300 Owner's Manual

DELL Inspiron 1300 Owner's Manual (144 pages)

Brand: DELL | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.92 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information9................................................................................................................................................................
Front View11................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View14................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View16................................................................................................................................................................
Back View17................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View18................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet19................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection19................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer20................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Files And Settings Transfer Wizard With The Operating System Cd20................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Files And Settings Transfer Wizard Without The Operating System Cd21................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer22................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable23................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer23................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices24................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors24................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners24................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies24................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Brightness25................................................................................................................................................................
Switching The Video Image25................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Resolution26................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad27................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations28................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions28................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions28................................................................................................................................................................
Radios (including Wireless Networking)28................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management28................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Functions29................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad30................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad30................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance31................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge32................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Battery Meter32................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows Power Meter32................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning32................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power32................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Modes33................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Power Management Settings34................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery37................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery38................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery39................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume42................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture43................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds43................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cds And Dvds44................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips45................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Types47................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Blanks47................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expresscard47................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank48................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter49................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard49................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network50................................................................................................................................................................
Overview50................................................................................................................................................................
What You Need To Establish A Wlan Connection50................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Wireless Network Card50................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A New Wlan51................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/disabling The Wireless Network Card53................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics57................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems60................................................................................................................................................................
Cd And Dvd Drive Problems60................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems61................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems61................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages62................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems66................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems66................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters67................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems67................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start Up67................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding67................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding Or Crashes Repeatedly67................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears68................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems68................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems68................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems69................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Problems69................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems69................................................................................................................................................................
Ensuring Sufficient Power For Your Computer70................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems71................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems71................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems72................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Integrated Speakers72................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From External Speakers72................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones73................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems73................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems73................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank73................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read74................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable74................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers74................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver74................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers75................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities75................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities77................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System77................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows Xp System Restore78................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Pc Restore By Symantec79................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Operating System Cd81................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin83................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools83................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer83................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer83................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive85................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell87................................................................................................................................................................
Cd/dvd Drive87................................................................................................................................................................
Memory88................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Mini Pci Card92................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Cover96................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard97................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications99................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program105................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screen105................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screen105................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options105................................................................................................................................................................
Travelling With Your Computer107................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Your Computer107................................................................................................................................................................
Packing The Computer107................................................................................................................................................................
Travel Tips107................................................................................................................................................................
Travelling By Air108................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Is Lost Or Stolen108................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer109................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Display109................................................................................................................................................................
Cds And Dvds109................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)110................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice111................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)111................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals111................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals111................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell112................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary129................................................................................................................................................................
Index139................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron 1300 Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron 1300 Owner's Manual (142 pages)

Dell Laptop Owner's Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 39.17 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information9................................................................................................................................................................
Front View11................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View14................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View16................................................................................................................................................................
Back View17................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View18................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet19................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection19................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer20................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Files And Settings Transfer Wizard With The Operating System Cd20................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Files And Settings Transfer Wizard Without The Operating System Cd21................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer22................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable23................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer23................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices24................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors24................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners24................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies24................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Brightness25................................................................................................................................................................
Switching The Video Image25................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Resolution26................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad27................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations28................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions28................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions28................................................................................................................................................................
Radios (including Wireless Networking)28................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management28................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Functions29................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad30................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad30................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance31................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge32................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Battery Meter32................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows Power Meter32................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning32................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power32................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Modes33................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Power Management Settings34................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery37................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery38................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery39................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume42................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture43................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds43................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cds And Dvds44................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips45................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Types47................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Blanks47................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expresscard47................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank48................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter49................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard49................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network50................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Network Type50................................................................................................................................................................
Clicking The Quickset Icon53................................................................................................................................................................
Double-clicking The Quickset Icon53................................................................................................................................................................
Right-clicking The Quickset Icon53................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics55................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems58................................................................................................................................................................
Cd And Dvd Drive Problems58................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems59................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems59................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages60................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell62................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems64................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems64................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters64................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems65................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start Up65................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding65................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding Or Crashes Repeatedly65................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears65................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems66................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems66................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems67................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Problems67................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems67................................................................................................................................................................
Ensuring Sufficient Power For Your Computer68................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems68................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems69................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems69................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Integrated Speakers69................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From External Speakers70................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones70................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems70................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems71................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank71................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read71................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable72................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers72................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver72................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers72................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities73................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities75................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System75................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows Xp System Restore76................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Pc Restore By Symantec77................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Operating System Cd79................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin81................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools81................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer81................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer81................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive83................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell85................................................................................................................................................................
Cd/dvd Drive85................................................................................................................................................................
Memory86................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Mini Pci Card90................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Cover94................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard95................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications97................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program103................................................................................................................................................................
Overview103................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screen103................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screen103................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options103................................................................................................................................................................
Travelling With Your Computer105................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Your Computer105................................................................................................................................................................
Packing The Computer105................................................................................................................................................................
Travel Tips105................................................................................................................................................................
Travelling By Air106................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Is Lost Or Stolen106................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer107................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Display107................................................................................................................................................................
Cds And Dvds107................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)108................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice109................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)109................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals109................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals109................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary127................................................................................................................................................................
Index137................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 1300 Service Manual

Dell Inspiron 1300 Service Manual (45 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.59 MB
Table of contents
Replacing The Antenna2................................................................................................................................................................
Base Plastics4................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery5................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin6................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools6................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer6................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer6................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Orientation7................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification7................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios9................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios From A Cd9................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios From The Hard Drive9................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Coin-cell Battery10................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Module12................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Module12................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly14................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Assembly14................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Bezel15................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Panel16................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Display Panel17................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Cooling Fan19................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive21................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Hard Drive22................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell22................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Cover23................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Cover23................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard24................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard24................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Modem26................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Modem26................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest28................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Palm Rest28................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector30................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector30................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Speakers31................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Speakers31................................................................................................................................................................
System Board33................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board33................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System Board34................................................................................................................................................................
System Components35................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Thermal-cooling Assembly37................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Memory Module40................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Memory Module41................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive41................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Optical Drive41................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Optical Drive42................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Card42................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Mini Pci Card42................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Mini Pci Card44................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents45................................................................................................................................................................

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