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Dell Inspiron 3800 System Reference Manual

Dell Inspiron 3800 System Reference Manual (162 pages)

Dell Inspiron 3800 System Reference  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.37 MB
Table of contents
System Features4................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Devices14................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Devices20................................................................................................................................................................
Embedded Numeric Keypad21................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations22................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Desktop Mode33................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Video Driver38................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System Help46................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad75................................................................................................................................................................
Entering The System Setup Program78................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program78................................................................................................................................................................
About Passwords91................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Primary Password92................................................................................................................................................................
Using An Administrator Password92................................................................................................................................................................
Asset Tag Utility95................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Connectors99................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector101................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port Connector102................................................................................................................................................................
Docking Connector103................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector103................................................................................................................................................................
Infrared Port106................................................................................................................................................................
Using Key Combinations120................................................................................................................................................................
Closing The Display122................................................................................................................................................................
Suspend Mode122................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode123................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools133................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Work Inside The Computer133................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification And Tightening135................................................................................................................................................................
Zif Connectors135................................................................................................................................................................
Media Bay Devices138................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Modules139................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Assembly141................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Module144................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly145................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly Bezel147................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly Latch154................................................................................................................................................................
Palmrest Assembly154................................................................................................................................................................
Reserve Battery156................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Assembly159................................................................................................................................................................
Thermal Cooling Assembly160................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents162................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron 3800 User Manual

Dell Inspiron 3800 User Manual (158 pages)

ADVANCED PORT REPLICATOR  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop Accessories | Size: 3.81 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Apr I/o Connectors5................................................................................................................................................................
Apr Controls And Indicators7................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Audio Line-out Connector7................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-3. Controls And Indicators7................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Devices To The Apr8................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Computer To The Apr8................................................................................................................................................................
Docking The Computer9................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-4. Docking The Computer9................................................................................................................................................................
Undocking The Computer10................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-5. Undocking The Computer10................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Stand11................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-6. Apr With The Monitor Stand11................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Instructions12................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications13................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-2. Technical Specifications13................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Notices15................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)16................................................................................................................................................................
Ic Notice (canada Only)17................................................................................................................................................................
Ce Notice (european Union)18................................................................................................................................................................
En 55022 Compliance (czech Republic Only)18................................................................................................................................................................
Vcci Notice (japan Only)18................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-7. Vcci Class A Ite Regulatory Mark19................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-8. Vcci Class B Ite Regulatory Mark19................................................................................................................................................................
Moc Notice (south Korea Only)20................................................................................................................................................................
Class A Device20................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-9. Moc Class A Regulatory Mark20................................................................................................................................................................
Class B Device21................................................................................................................................................................
Polish Center For Testing And Certification Notice21................................................................................................................................................................
Wymagania Polskiego Centrum Badań I Certyfikacji21................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-10. Moc Class B Regulatory Mark21................................................................................................................................................................
Pozostałe Instrukcje Bezpieczeństwa22................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)22................................................................................................................................................................
Información Para Nom (únicamente Para México)23................................................................................................................................................................
Warranty And Return Policy24................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)24................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Year One24................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Years Two And Three25................................................................................................................................................................
General Provisions25................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)26................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (u.s. And Canada Only)28................................................................................................................................................................
Connecteurs D'e/s De L'apr35................................................................................................................................................................
Boutons De Réglage Et Voyants De L'apr37................................................................................................................................................................
Connexion De L'ordinateur à L'apr38................................................................................................................................................................
Amarrage De L'ordinateur39................................................................................................................................................................
Débranchement De L'ordinateur40................................................................................................................................................................
Support De Moniteur42................................................................................................................................................................
Consignes De Sécurit43................................................................................................................................................................
Caractéristiques Techniques45................................................................................................................................................................
Réglementation Fcc (États-unis Seulement)48................................................................................................................................................................
Réglementation Ic (canada Seulement)49................................................................................................................................................................
Réglementation Ce (union Européenne)50................................................................................................................................................................
Conformité En 55022 (république Tchèque Seulement)50................................................................................................................................................................
Réglementation Vcci (japon Seulement)51................................................................................................................................................................
Réglementation Moc (corée Du Sud Uniquement)52................................................................................................................................................................
Avis Du Centre Polonais De Test Et D'agrément54................................................................................................................................................................
Informations Sur La Norme Nom (mexique Seulement)55................................................................................................................................................................
Garantie Et Règle De Retour57................................................................................................................................................................
Garantie Limitée De Trois Ans (États-unis Seulement)57................................................................................................................................................................
E/a-anschlüsse Des Apr67................................................................................................................................................................
Bedienelemente Und Anzeigen Des Apr69................................................................................................................................................................
Externe Geräte An Den Apr Anschließen70................................................................................................................................................................
Computer An Den Apr Anschließen70................................................................................................................................................................
Computer In Die Docking-station Einsetzen71................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Vom Apr Trennen72................................................................................................................................................................
Technische Daten76................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc-hinweise (nur Usa)78................................................................................................................................................................
Klasse A79................................................................................................................................................................
Klasse B79................................................................................................................................................................
Ic-hinweis (nur Kanada)80................................................................................................................................................................
Ce-hinweis (europäische Union)80................................................................................................................................................................
En 55022-konformität (nur Tschechische Republik)81................................................................................................................................................................
Vcci-hinweis (nur Japan)81................................................................................................................................................................
Ite Der Klasse B82................................................................................................................................................................
Moc-hinweis (nur Südkorea)82................................................................................................................................................................
Hinweis Des Center For Testing And Certification (polen)84................................................................................................................................................................
Nom-informationen (nur Mexiko)85................................................................................................................................................................
Gewährleistung Und Rücknahmegarantie87................................................................................................................................................................
Eingeschränkte Dreijahresgarantie (nur Usa)87................................................................................................................................................................
Connettori Di I/o Dell'apr99................................................................................................................................................................
Controlli E Indicatori Dell'apr101................................................................................................................................................................
Connessione Di Periferiche Esterne All'apr102................................................................................................................................................................
Collegamento Del Computer All'apr102................................................................................................................................................................
Inserimento Del Computer Nell'alloggiamento Di Espansione103................................................................................................................................................................
Disinserimento Del Computer Dall'alloggiamento Di Espansione104................................................................................................................................................................
Piedistallo Del Monitor106................................................................................................................................................................
Istruzioni Di Sicurezza107................................................................................................................................................................
Specifiche Tecniche109................................................................................................................................................................
Avvisi Sulle Normative111................................................................................................................................................................
Avvisi Fcc (limitatamente Agli Stati Uniti)112................................................................................................................................................................
Avviso Ic (limitatamente Al Canada)113................................................................................................................................................................
Avviso Ce (unione Europea)114................................................................................................................................................................
Conformità En 55022 (limitatamente Alla Repubblica Ceca)115................................................................................................................................................................
Avviso Vcci (limitatamente Al Giappone)115................................................................................................................................................................
Apparecchiatura Informatica Di Classe A115................................................................................................................................................................
Apparecchiatura Informatica Di Classe B116................................................................................................................................................................
Avviso Moc (limitatamente Alla Corea Del Sud)117................................................................................................................................................................
Dispositivo Di Classe A117................................................................................................................................................................
Avviso Del Centro Per I Collaudi E Le Certificazioni Della Polonia118................................................................................................................................................................
Informazioni Nom (limitatamente Al Messico)120................................................................................................................................................................
Garanzia E Politica Di Restituzione122................................................................................................................................................................
Garanzia Limitata Di Tre Anni (limitatamente Agli Stati Uniti)122................................................................................................................................................................
Conectores De E/s Del Apr133................................................................................................................................................................
Indicadores Y Controles Del Apr135................................................................................................................................................................
Conexión De Dispositivos Externos Al Apr136................................................................................................................................................................
Conexión Del Ordenador Al Apr136................................................................................................................................................................
Acoplamiento Del Ordenador137................................................................................................................................................................
Desacoplamiento Del Ordenador138................................................................................................................................................................
Soporte De Estante Del Monitor139................................................................................................................................................................
Instrucciones De Seguridad140................................................................................................................................................................
Especificaciones Técnicas141................................................................................................................................................................
Avisos De Regulación143................................................................................................................................................................
Avisos Fcc (únicamente En Ee.uu)144................................................................................................................................................................
Clase A145................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso Ic (únicamente En Canad)146................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso Ce (unión Europea)146................................................................................................................................................................
Conformidad En 55022 (únicamente La República Checa)147................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso Vcci (únicamente En Japón)147................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso Moc (sólo Para Corea Del Sur)148................................................................................................................................................................
Aviso Del Centro Polaco De Pruebas Y Certificación150................................................................................................................................................................
Garantía Y Política De Devoluciones152................................................................................................................................................................
Garantía Limitada De Tres Años (sólo Ee.uu)152................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 3800 Reference And Troubleshooting Manual

Dell Inspiron 3800 Reference And Troubleshooting Manual (154 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.37 MB
Table of contents
Safety Instructions3................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Your Computer3................................................................................................................................................................
Ergonomic Computing Habits5................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge7................................................................................................................................................................
About This Guide9................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranty And Return Policy10................................................................................................................................................................
Other Documents You May Need10................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents13................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Features19................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Back View Of The Computer23................................................................................................................................................................
Software Features24................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help25................................................................................................................................................................
Options And Upgrades27................................................................................................................................................................
Available Options And Upgrades27................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Ac Adapter27................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-1. Using The Ac Adapter28................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Media Bay29................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Device In The Media Bay29................................................................................................................................................................
Baymanager Software30................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Diskette Drive As An External Device32................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Battery33................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-4. Media Bay And Battery Bay Latches34................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Second Battery35................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching The Composite Tv-out Adapter Cable37................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Internal Hard-disk Drive38................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-8. Removing The Internal Hard-disk Drive39................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard-disk Drive To Dell40................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Second Hard-disk Drive41................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Memory Modules41................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-10. Removing A Memory Module43................................................................................................................................................................
Port Replicator45................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Other External Devices45................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Basics47................................................................................................................................................................
Check Connections48................................................................................................................................................................
Evaluate Environmental Factors48................................................................................................................................................................
Check The Electrical Power Source49................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Dell Diagnostics49................................................................................................................................................................
Start The Dell Diagnostics50................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-1. Diagnostics Menu51................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics Main Screen52................................................................................................................................................................
Confirm The System Configuration Information53................................................................................................................................................................
Use The Dell Diagnostics Help Menu53................................................................................................................................................................
Device Group53................................................................................................................................................................
Exit The Dell Diagnostics54................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Procedures55................................................................................................................................................................
Restart Your Computer55................................................................................................................................................................
Dry Out A Wet Computer55................................................................................................................................................................
Test A Dropped Or Damaged Computer56................................................................................................................................................................
Recover From A Program That Is Not Responding57................................................................................................................................................................
Restart A Computer That Is Not Responding57................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Audio Problems58................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Cd-rom Or Dvd-rom Drive Problems58................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Diskette Drive Problems58................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Display Problems59................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve External Monitor Problems59................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve External Keyboard Problems59................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Hard-disk Drive Problems60................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Hardware Conflicts60................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Infrared Port Problems60................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Memory Problems62................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Modem, Fax, And Internet Connection Problems62................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Pc Card Problems63................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Software Problems63................................................................................................................................................................
Install And Configure Software63................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Touch Pad And Mouse Problems64................................................................................................................................................................
System Software Solutions65................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Windows 98 Operating System66................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drivers And Utilities For Windows 9867................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Video Driver (windows 98)68................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Audio Driver And The Modem Driver (windows 98)69................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Touch Pad Drivers (windows 98)70................................................................................................................................................................
Installing System Utilities (windows 98)71................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Docking Drivers (optional) (windows)72................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Dvd Decoder Driver (optional) (windows 98)73................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System Help (windows)74................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading Help From The Support Web Site74................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drivers And Utilities For Windows Nt75................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Power Management Utility (windows Nt)76................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Intel Speedstep Utility (windows Nt)77................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Pc Card Utility (windows Nt)77................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Softex Docking Services (windows Nt)78................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Touch Pad Drivers (windows Nt)79................................................................................................................................................................
Installing System Utilities (windows Nt)80................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System Help (windows Nt)80................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Video Driver (windows 2000)82................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Touch Pad Drivers (windows 2000)83................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Save-to-disk Suspend Partition84................................................................................................................................................................
Creating The Save-to-disk Suspend Partition85................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell87................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Assistance89................................................................................................................................................................
Help Tools90................................................................................................................................................................
World Wide Web90................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service91................................................................................................................................................................
Techfax Service91................................................................................................................................................................
Techconnect Bbs91................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Order-status System92................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support Service92................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With Your Order92................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information92................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call93................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-1. Diagnostics Checklist94................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Contact Numbers95................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-2. Dell Contact Numbers97................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Technical Specifications109................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B Using The System Setup Program117................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating Through The System Setup Program118................................................................................................................................................................
Page119................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C System Messages123................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix D Regulatory Notices129................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)130................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Regulatory Information131................................................................................................................................................................
Fax Branding132................................................................................................................................................................
Ic Notice (canada Only)133................................................................................................................................................................
Ctr21 Declaration134................................................................................................................................................................
Important Notice135................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal136................................................................................................................................................................
Figure D-1. Vcci Class A Ite Regulatory Mark137................................................................................................................................................................
Moc Notice (south Korea Only)138................................................................................................................................................................
Polish Center For Testing And Certification Notice139................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)140................................................................................................................................................................
Información Para Nom (únicamente Para México)141................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix E Limited Warranty And Return Policy143................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Years Two And Three144................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)145................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Year One146................................................................................................................................................................
General Provisions147................................................................................................................................................................
Exclusions148................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (u.s. And Canada Only)149................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice150................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron 3800 Service Manual

Dell Inspiron 3800 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 3800 Solution Manual

Dell Inspiron 3800 Solution Manual (98 pages)

Dell Inspiron 3800: User Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.23 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Instructions7................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Your Computer7................................................................................................................................................................
When Removing Or Installing Memory Modules10................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge11................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Printer14................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Printer Driver14................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Printer14................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Printer15................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer16................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Millennium Edition (me) And Windows 200016................................................................................................................................................................
Windows 9816................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Media Bay17................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Devices While The Computer Is Turned Off18................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Devices While Windows Is Running19................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Apr To Connect To A Network20................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Apr For Windows Me And Windows 9820................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Apr For Windows 200021................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Solutions24................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Help Files26................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems26................................................................................................................................................................
Start-up Error Messages27................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems28................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank28................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read28................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems29................................................................................................................................................................
Integrated Speakers29................................................................................................................................................................
External Speakers30................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Print To A Parallel Port Printer31................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Print To A Usb Printer31................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Problems32................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters33................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems34................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Disk34................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Music Cd Or Install A Program From A Cd35................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Dvd Movie35................................................................................................................................................................
If The Cd-rw Drive Stops Writing36................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Hard Drive Problem36................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems37................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Error Messages37................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems38................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes38................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding38................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears39................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Connection Problems39................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Problems40................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Gets Wet40................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer41................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems42................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities42................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows42................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Me And Windows 9843................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows 200044................................................................................................................................................................
Recreating The Hibernate File (windows 98 Only)46................................................................................................................................................................
Boot (restart) Your Computer With The System Software Cd46................................................................................................................................................................
Delete The Old Hibernate File47................................................................................................................................................................
Create The Hibernate File47................................................................................................................................................................
Enable Hibernate Support48................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Advanced Port Replicator50................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting External Devices To The Apr50................................................................................................................................................................
Apr Controls And Indicators52................................................................................................................................................................
Docking The Computer52................................................................................................................................................................
Undocking The Computer54................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Stand54................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory55................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Hard Drive58................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell60................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Floppy Drive As An External Device61................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching The Composite Tv-out Adapter Cable62................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications64................................................................................................................................................................
Standard Settings71................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup71................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup71................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell71................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Numbers And Addresses72................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit84................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Information84................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)85................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal88................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)89................................................................................................................................................................
Información Para Nom (únicamente Para México)90................................................................................................................................................................
Warranty And Return Policy Information90................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice91................................................................................................................................................................
Index93................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 3800 Getting Started Manual

Dell Inspiron 3800 Getting Started Manual (2 pages)

Dell Laptop Getting Started Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.04 MB
Dell Inspiron 3800 Getting Started

Dell Inspiron 3800 Getting Started (2 pages)

Dell Inspiron 3800: Setup Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.71 MB

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