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Dell Inspiron 1520 PP22L Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron 1520 PP22L Owner's Manual (236 pages)

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Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.57 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information15................................................................................................................................................................
About Your Computer21................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Computer's Configuration21................................................................................................................................................................
Front View22................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View27................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View29................................................................................................................................................................
Back View30................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View32................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer35................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet35................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection36................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer37................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Easy Transfer37................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer37................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable38................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer38................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices39................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors39................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners40................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies40................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Display41................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Brightness41................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Projector41................................................................................................................................................................
Making Images And Text Look Bigger Or Sharper41................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Vista42................................................................................................................................................................
Using Both A Monitor And Your Computer Display43................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows Xp43................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Resolution And Refresh Rate44................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard And Touchpad47................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad47................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations48................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions48................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions48................................................................................................................................................................
Battery48................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management48................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Keyboard Settings49................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad50................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad51................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Battery53................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge54................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Quickset Battery Meter54................................................................................................................................................................
Charge Gauge55................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning56................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power56................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Modes56................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode57................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Power Management Settings58................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Power Options Properties58................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery58................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery59................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery60................................................................................................................................................................
Using Multimedia61................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Media61................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd, Dvd, And Bd Media65................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips66................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume67................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture68................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Device69................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And Standard Audio71................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And S/pdif Digital Audio73................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And Standard Audio75................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And S/pdif Digital Audio77................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And Standard Audio79................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And S/pdif Digital Audio81................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Display Settings For A Tv84................................................................................................................................................................
Using Expresscards87................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Blanks87................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expresscard88................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank89................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader91................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Blanks91................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Card91................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card Or Blank92................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up And Using Networks93................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Network Or Broadband Modem Cable93................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Network94................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp94................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Local Area Network94................................................................................................................................................................
Connection94................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Wireless Network Card95................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A New Wlan Using A Wireless Router And A Broadband Modem96................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wlan97................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (or Wireless Wide Area Network)99................................................................................................................................................................
Broadband Network Connection100................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Dell Mobile Broadband Card100................................................................................................................................................................
Network101................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/disabling The Dell Mobile Broadband Card102................................................................................................................................................................
Securing Your Computer103................................................................................................................................................................
Security Cable Lock103................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords104................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Is Lost Or Stolen105................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting107................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Update Service107................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics107................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Center111................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support 3112................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Pc Tune-up113................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Pc Checkup113................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Network Assistant113................................................................................................................................................................
Dellconnect114................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems114................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Problems115................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems116................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems117................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages119................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Problems124................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Device Problems124................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems125................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems125................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters126................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems127................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start127................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding127................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding Or Crashes Repeatedly127................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears128................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Mediadirect Problems128................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems129................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems130................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems131................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (wireless Wide Area Network [wwan])131................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems132................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems133................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems134................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems135................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Integrated Speakers135................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From External Speakers135................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones136................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems136................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems137................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank137................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read138................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable139................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers139................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver139................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers140................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities140................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System144................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows System Restore145................................................................................................................................................................
Starting System Restore145................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Operating System Media150................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Replacing Parts153................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin153................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer154................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive156................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive157................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive158................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell158................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive159................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Optical Drive159................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Optical Drive160................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Cover160................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Cover160................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Cover161................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard161................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard162................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard163................................................................................................................................................................
Memory163................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Dimm A Memory Module163................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Dimm A Memory Module165................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Dimm B Memory Module166................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Dimm B Memory Module167................................................................................................................................................................
Subscriber Identity Module169................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Mini Cards170................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Wlan Card170................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wlan Card172................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Mobile Broadband Or Wwan Card173................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wwan Card176................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Wpan Card177................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wpan Card178................................................................................................................................................................
Flash Cache Module178................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Fcm178................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Fcm179................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Card180................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Card181................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Coin-cell Battery181................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Coin-cell Battery182................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling With Your Computer185................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Your Computer185................................................................................................................................................................
Packing The Computer185................................................................................................................................................................
Travel Tips186................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air186................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help187................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Assistance187................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support And Customer Service188................................................................................................................................................................
Online Services188................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service189................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Order-status Service189................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With Your Order189................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information189................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit190................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call190................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell192................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications193................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program203................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screen204................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer206................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Display206................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse207................................................................................................................................................................
Media208................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)208................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notice (u.s. Only)209................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice210................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary211................................................................................................................................................................
Index229................................................................................................................................................................

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