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Dell Inspiron 4150 User Manual

Dell Inspiron 4150 User Manual (164 pages)

Laptop  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 4.18 MB
Table of contents
A Tour Of Your Computer2................................................................................................................................................................
Front View2................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View6................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View8................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Connectors9................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Connector10................................................................................................................................................................
Back View11................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Connector12................................................................................................................................................................
Docking Connector12................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector13................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View14................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Problems16................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Help16................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems17................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages18................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems20................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank20................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read21................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable22................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems22................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers22................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers22................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems23................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems24................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems26................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems26................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems27................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters28................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems29................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Disk Drive29................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive32................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems33................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems34................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes34................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding34................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear34................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Gets Wet35................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer36................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems37................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities39................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Reinstalling Drivers For Windows Xp40................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Restore Point44................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore46................................................................................................................................................................
Xp Operating System47................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents49................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program50................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens50................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens50................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options51................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Boot Sequence51................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive52................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Printer Modes53................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Com Ports53................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management55................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Tips55................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Modes55................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode55................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode56................................................................................................................................................................
Power Options Properties57................................................................................................................................................................
Power Schemes Tab57................................................................................................................................................................
Alarms Tab58................................................................................................................................................................
Power Meter Tab58................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Tab58................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Tab59................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Dell Diagnostics60................................................................................................................................................................
When To Use The Dell Diagnostics60................................................................................................................................................................
Features Of The Dell Diagnostics60................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Dell Diagnostics61................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Menu63................................................................................................................................................................
Confirming The System Configuration Information66................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications68................................................................................................................................................................
Ports And Connectors69................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector83................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing Parts87................................................................................................................................................................
Printed Documentation88................................................................................................................................................................
Online Documentation88................................................................................................................................................................
System Board91................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board91................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Guard92................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The System Board93................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Work Inside The Computer95................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools96................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification97................................................................................................................................................................
Hybrid Cooling Fan99................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom Case99................................................................................................................................................................
Display Latch100................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module Cover100................................................................................................................................................................
System Components101................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rests103................................................................................................................................................................
Display Cover105................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive107................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive107................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive108................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Modules110................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Memory Module Cover110................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Memory Modules111................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module112................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Memory Modules113................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Card113................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Mini Pci Card113................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Mini Pci Card115................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Modem115................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Cable116................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Modem116................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard118................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard122................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover125................................................................................................................................................................
Center Control Cover125................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly127................................................................................................................................................................
Rubber Screw Covers128................................................................................................................................................................
Display Bezel128................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Bezel129................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Panel129................................................................................................................................................................
Inverter Connector131................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Panel132................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Latch132................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Latch133................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Covers134................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Covers134................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Covers135................................................................................................................................................................
Right Hinge Cover136................................................................................................................................................................
Left Hinge Cover136................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest137................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Thermal Cooling Assembly141................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Module144................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Module144................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Microprocessor Module146................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios147................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hybrid Cooling Fan149................................................................................................................................................................
Reserve Battery152................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Reserve Battery152................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Reserve Battery153................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Speaker Assemblies155................................................................................................................................................................
Right Speaker157................................................................................................................................................................
Left Speaker157................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron 4150 Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron 4150 Owner's Manual (144 pages)

DEll Laptop PC Owner's Manual 4150  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.46 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Caution: Safety Instructions9................................................................................................................................................................
General9................................................................................................................................................................
Power10................................................................................................................................................................
Battery11................................................................................................................................................................
Air Travel12................................................................................................................................................................
Emc Instructions12................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Your Computer13................................................................................................................................................................
Ergonomic Computing Habits14................................................................................................................................................................
When Working Inside Your Computer14................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge15................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal15................................................................................................................................................................
A Tour Of Your Computer18................................................................................................................................................................
Front View18................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View21................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View23................................................................................................................................................................
Back View25................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View29................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer30................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable30................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Parallel Printer30................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Home And Office Network With Windows Xp33................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet33................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection34................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds35................................................................................................................................................................
Using Easy Cd Creator Basic36................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd-r Discs Or Blank Cd-rw Discs36................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips36................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer38................................................................................................................................................................
About The Module Bay38................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Devices While The Computer Is Turned Off38................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Devices While The Computer Is Running39................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Floppy Drive As An External Device40................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Infrared Sensor41................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Television To The Computer42................................................................................................................................................................
S-video Connection42................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video Connection44................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Display Settings For A Television47................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Dolby Headphone49................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Docking Device To Connect To A Network49................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices50................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors50................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners50................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies51................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Solutions54................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Help56................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems56................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages57................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems58................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank58................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read59................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable60................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems60................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers60................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers61................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems61................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems62................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems64................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems64................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems65................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters66................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems66................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Disk Drive66................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd67................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Eject The Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd Drive Tray68................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound68................................................................................................................................................................
If The Cd-rw Drive Stops Writing69................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive69................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems69................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems70................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems70................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes70................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding71................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears71................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear71................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Problems71................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Gets Wet72................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer73................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems73................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers74................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver74................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers74................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers75................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Reinstalling Drivers For Windows Xp76................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities77................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Restore Point79................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Computer To An Earlier Operating State80................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore81................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Reinstall81................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Xp81................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Software84................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rests86................................................................................................................................................................
Display Cover87................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive88................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell90................................................................................................................................................................
Memory, Mini Pci Card, And Modem91................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory93................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Mini Pci Card95................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Modem96................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications100................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)107................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals107................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals108................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit108................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell108................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Notices126................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)127................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranties And Return Policy129................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranty For The U.s129................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (u.s. Only)132................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranty Terms For Canada133................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (canada Only)136................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Software And Peripherals (canada Only)137................................................................................................................................................................
Making A Claim138................................................................................................................................................................
Limitation And Statutory Rights138................................................................................................................................................................
Index141................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 4150 User Manual

Dell Inspiron 4150 User Manual (78 pages)

Notebook pc  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.83 MB
Table of contents
A Tour Of Your Computer4................................................................................................................................................................
Front View4................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View7................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View9................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Connectors10................................................................................................................................................................
Back View12................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View15................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Problems17................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Help17................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems18................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages19................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems20................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank20................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read21................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable22................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems22................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers22................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers22................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems23................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems24................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems25................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems26................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems26................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters27................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems28................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Disk Drive28................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound30................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive30................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems32................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes32................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding32................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear32................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Gets Wet33................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer34................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems34................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities36................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Reinstalling Drivers For Windows Xp37................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities38................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Restore Point40................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Computer To An Earlier Operating State40................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore41................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program44................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens44................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens44................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options45................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Boot Sequence45................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Printer Modes47................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Com Ports47................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management48................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Tips48................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Modes48................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode48................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode49................................................................................................................................................................
Power Options Properties50................................................................................................................................................................
Power Schemes Tab50................................................................................................................................................................
Alarms Tab50................................................................................................................................................................
Power Meter Tab51................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Tab51................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Tab51................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Dell Diagnostics52................................................................................................................................................................
When To Use The Dell Diagnostics52................................................................................................................................................................
Features Of The Dell Diagnostics52................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Dell Diagnostics53................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostics Menu54................................................................................................................................................................
Confirming The System Configuration Information57................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications58................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Connector66................................................................................................................................................................
Docking Connector69................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector72................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector72................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing Parts75................................................................................................................................................................
Printed Documentation76................................................................................................................................................................
Online Documentation76................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents78................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 4150 Setup Manual

Dell Inspiron 4150 Setup Manual (2 pages)

Dell Inspiron 4150:  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.91 MB
Dell Inspiron 4150 Setup Manual

Dell Inspiron 4150 Setup Manual (2 pages)

Dell Inspiron 4150:  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.92 MB

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