Dell Inspiron 3500 Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Dell Inspiron 3500. We have 6 Dell Inspiron 3500 manuals available for free PDF download: Reference And Troubleshooting Manual, Service Manual, Setup Manual, User Manual, Installing System Software

Dell Inspiron 3500 Reference And Troubleshooting Manual

Dell Inspiron 3500 Reference And Troubleshooting Manual (169 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 3.53 MB
Table of contents
Technical Assistance12................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents16................................................................................................................................................................
Software Features24................................................................................................................................................................
Select27................................................................................................................................................................
System Utilities32................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Program33................................................................................................................................................................
System Time35................................................................................................................................................................
Available Options36................................................................................................................................................................
Fdd Controller37................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Port38................................................................................................................................................................
System Password Is39................................................................................................................................................................
Cpu Throttling40................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Time-out41................................................................................................................................................................
Suspend Mode42................................................................................................................................................................
Save Changes And Exit44................................................................................................................................................................
Load Factory Defaults45................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help49................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Checks61................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Connections67................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Options79................................................................................................................................................................
Subtest84................................................................................................................................................................
Pause For User Response93................................................................................................................................................................
Output Device For Status Messages94................................................................................................................................................................
Quit95................................................................................................................................................................
Video Memory Test96................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages97................................................................................................................................................................
System Set Test Group98................................................................................................................................................................
Video Test Group100................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Test Group102................................................................................................................................................................
Memory-resident Programs103................................................................................................................................................................
Ide (ata/atapi) Devices Test Group104................................................................................................................................................................
Serial/infrared Ports Test Group106................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Ports Test Group107................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Test Group108................................................................................................................................................................
Other Test Group109................................................................................................................................................................
World Wide Web On The Internet110................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service112................................................................................................................................................................
Color Bars Subtest138................................................................................................................................................................
Color Palettes Test140................................................................................................................................................................
Solid Colors Test141................................................................................................................................................................
Class A Device148................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Information158................................................................................................................................................................
Program Conflicts161................................................................................................................................................................
Techfax Service162................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information163................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Options164................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron 3500 Service Manual

Dell Inspiron 3500 Service Manual (112 pages)

Dell Inspiron 3200: Service Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 4.1 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
System Overview9................................................................................................................................................................
Physical Description11................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-1. Front View Of The Portable Computer11................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Back View Of The Portable Computer11................................................................................................................................................................
Status Display12................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Indicators12................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rom/dvd-rom/hard-disk Drive Indicator12................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-3. Status Display Panel12................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette-drive Access Indicator13................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Indicator13................................................................................................................................................................
Ac Power Indicator13................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Activity Indicator13................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Status Indicator13................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Charge Gauge14................................................................................................................................................................
Power Conservation15................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-4. Battery Charge Gauge15................................................................................................................................................................
Interrupt Assignments16................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-1. Interrupt Assignments16................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications17................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-2. Technical Specifications17................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Procedures25................................................................................................................................................................
Initial User Contact25................................................................................................................................................................
Visual Inspection25................................................................................................................................................................
Observing The Boot Routine27................................................................................................................................................................
Eliminating Resource Conflicts28................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help29................................................................................................................................................................
Beep Codes And Error Messages31................................................................................................................................................................
Post Beep Codes31................................................................................................................................................................
System Error Messages32................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-1. Post Beep Codes32................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-2. System Error Messages32................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Dell Diagnostics34................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing Parts37................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools37................................................................................................................................................................
Precautionary Measures39................................................................................................................................................................
Zif Connectors45................................................................................................................................................................
Exploded Views Of Components And Assemblies46................................................................................................................................................................
Factory Repair Parts And Assemblies51................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4-1. Factory Repair Parts And Assemblies51................................................................................................................................................................
Hard-disk Drive65................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-16. Hard-disk Drive Disassembly65................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive66................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-17. Diskette Drive Disassembly66................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rom/dvd-rom Drive67................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-18. Cd-rom/dvd-rom Drive Disassembly67................................................................................................................................................................
General Disassembly68................................................................................................................................................................
Preparation68................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-19. Location Template68................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard69................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-20. Keyboard Removal69................................................................................................................................................................
Heat Sink71................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-21. Heat Sink Removal71................................................................................................................................................................
Status Display Panel72................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-22. Status Display Panel Removal72................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Assembly73................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-23. Lcd Assembly Removal73................................................................................................................................................................
Palmrest Assembly75................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-24. Palmrest Assembly Removal75................................................................................................................................................................
Ir Board77................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-25. Ir Board Removal77................................................................................................................................................................
Hard-disk Drive Heat Sink78................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-26. Hard-disk Drive Heat Sink Removal78................................................................................................................................................................
Touch-pad Assembly79................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-27. Touch-pad Assembly Removal79................................................................................................................................................................
Speakers80................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-28. Speaker Removal80................................................................................................................................................................
Base Assembly81................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-29. Base Assembly82................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-30. Ir Lens Removal83................................................................................................................................................................
Processor Board84................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-31. Processor Board Removal84................................................................................................................................................................
Lvds Board85................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-32. Lvds Board Removal85................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Board86................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-33. Usb Board Removal86................................................................................................................................................................
Main Board87................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-34. Main Board Removal87................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Bezel88................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-35. Audio Bezel Removal88................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Board89................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-36. Audio Board Removal89................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Cage90................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-37. Pc Card Cage Removal90................................................................................................................................................................
Latch Assembly91................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-38. Latch Assembly Removal91................................................................................................................................................................
Kensington Lock Plate92................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-39. Kensington Lock Plate Removal92................................................................................................................................................................
Inch Lcd Components93................................................................................................................................................................
Inch Lcd Front Bezel93................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-40. 12.1-inch Lcd Front Bezel Removal93................................................................................................................................................................
Inch Lcd Panel95................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-41. 12.1-inch Lcd Panel Removal95................................................................................................................................................................
Inch Lcd Inverter Board96................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-42. 12.1-inch Inverter Board Removal96................................................................................................................................................................
Inch Lcd Hinges97................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-43. 12.1-inch Lcd Hinges Removal97................................................................................................................................................................
Inch Lcd Bracket98................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-44. 12.1-inch Lcd Bracket Removal98................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-45. 13.3-inch Lcd Front Bezel Removal99................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-46. 13.3-inch Lcd Panel Removal101................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-47. 13.3-inch Inverter Board Removal103................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-48. 13.3-inch Lcd Hinges Removal104................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-49. 13.3-inch Lcd Bracket Removal105................................................................................................................................................................
System Features110................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification And Tightening110................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 3500 Service Manual

Dell Inspiron 3500 Service Manual (106 pages)

Portable Computer  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 5.05 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Visual Inspection26................................................................................................................................................................
Observing The Boot Routine28................................................................................................................................................................
Eliminating Resource Conflicts29................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help29................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Customer-replaceable Parts38................................................................................................................................................................
Initial User Contact100................................................................................................................................................................
Post Beep Codes101................................................................................................................................................................
System Features102................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Time-out102................................................................................................................................................................
Suspend Time-out102................................................................................................................................................................
Suspend Mode102................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications102................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 3500 Setup Manual

Dell Inspiron 3500 Setup Manual (68 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.87 MB
Table of contents
Accessing The Internet5................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents8................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Printer15................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel24................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcuts29................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Help30................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help39................................................................................................................................................................
Video Display41................................................................................................................................................................
External Monitor43................................................................................................................................................................
Using An External Monitor44................................................................................................................................................................
Batteries46................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard47................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations48................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad49................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse50................................................................................................................................................................
Options Bay51................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rom And Dvd-rom Drives53................................................................................................................................................................
Speakers54................................................................................................................................................................
Port Replicator55................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Programs65................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 3500 User Manual

Dell Inspiron 3500 User Manual (60 pages)

Port Replicator for Inspiron 3500  
Brand: Dell | Category: Computer Accessories | Size: 1.6 MB
Dell Inspiron 3500 Installing System Software

Dell Inspiron 3500 Installing System Software (8 pages)

Portable Computer  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.09 MB

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