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Dell Inspiron 5000e Reference And Troubleshooting Manual

Dell Inspiron 5000e Reference And Troubleshooting Manual (132 pages)

Dell Inspiron 5000: Reference Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 3.74 MB
Table of contents
Safety Instructions3................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Your Computer3................................................................................................................................................................
Ergonomic Computing Habits5................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge7................................................................................................................................................................
About This Guide9................................................................................................................................................................
Warranty And Return Policy Information10................................................................................................................................................................
Other Documents You May Need10................................................................................................................................................................
Notational Conventions10................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents13................................................................................................................................................................
Options And Upgrades19................................................................................................................................................................
Available Options And Upgrades19................................................................................................................................................................
Using Drives In The Media Bay20................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Media Bay Devices20................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Devices While The Computer Is Turned Off20................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Devices Using Softex Baymanager21................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-1. Removing A Device From The Media Bay21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Internal Hard-disk Drive22................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard-disk Drive To Dell23................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Removing The Internal Hard-disk Drive23................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Memory Modules24................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-3. Repackaging The Hard-disk Drive24................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-4. Removing The Memory Module Cover25................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-5. Removing A Memory Module26................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-6. Installing A Memory Module26................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Other External Devices27................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Port Replicator27................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting29................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Troubleshooting29................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Basics29................................................................................................................................................................
Check Connections30................................................................................................................................................................
Evaluate Environmental Factors30................................................................................................................................................................
Check The Electrical Power Source31................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Dell Diagnostics31................................................................................................................................................................
Start The Dell Diagnostics32................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-1. Diagnostics Menu33................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics Main Screen34................................................................................................................................................................
Confirm The System Configuration Information35................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-2. Dell Diagnostics Main Screen35................................................................................................................................................................
Use The Dell Diagnostics Help Menu36................................................................................................................................................................
Menu36................................................................................................................................................................
Keys36................................................................................................................................................................
Device Group36................................................................................................................................................................
Device36................................................................................................................................................................
Test37................................................................................................................................................................
Versions37................................................................................................................................................................
Exit The Dell Diagnostics37................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Procedures37................................................................................................................................................................
Restart Your Computer38................................................................................................................................................................
Dry Out A Wet Computer38................................................................................................................................................................
Test A Dropped Or Damaged Computer39................................................................................................................................................................
Recover From A Program That Is Not Responding40................................................................................................................................................................
Restart A Computer That Is Not Responding40................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Audio Problems41................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Cd-rom Or Dvd-rom Drive Problems41................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Diskette Drive Problems41................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Display Problems42................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve External Monitor Problems42................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve External Keyboard Problems43................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Hard-disk Drive Problems43................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Hardware Conflicts43................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Infrared Port Problems44................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Memory Problems45................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Modem, Fax, And Internet Connection Problems46................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Pc Card Problems46................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Software Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
Install And Configure Software47................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Touch Pad And Mouse Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
Resolve Television Problems48................................................................................................................................................................
Check The Television Type Setting48................................................................................................................................................................
Check The System Setup Program Settings48................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Installing System Software51................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Windows 98 Operating System51................................................................................................................................................................
Recreating The Hibernate (save-to-disk Suspend) File (windows 98)52................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Your Computer With The System Software Cd52................................................................................................................................................................
Delete The Hibernate File53................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-1. Diagnostics Menu53................................................................................................................................................................
Create The Hibernate File54................................................................................................................................................................
Enable Hibernate Support54................................................................................................................................................................
View The Hibernate File Information54................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drivers And Utilities For Windows 9855................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Audio Driver (windows 98)55................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Video Driver (windows 98)56................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Touch Pad Driver (windows 98)56................................................................................................................................................................
Install Softex Baymanager (windows 98)57................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Internal Modem Driver (windows 98) (optional)58................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Software Dvd Decoder (windows 98) (optional)59................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Television Control Panel Setting60................................................................................................................................................................
Setting And Changing The Dvd-rom Drive Region Code60................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Intel Speedstep Utility (windows 98) (optional)60................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Drivers And Utilities For Windows 200061................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Audio Driver (windows 2000)61................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Video Driver (windows 2000)62................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Touch Pad Driver (windows 2000)63................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Software Dvd Decoder (windows 2000) (optional)64................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Intel Speedstep Utility (windows 2000) (optional)65................................................................................................................................................................
Install The System Help From The System Software Cd66................................................................................................................................................................
Download The System Help From The Dell Support Web Site67................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Drivers And Utilities67................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help69................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4 Getting Help69................................................................................................................................................................
World Wide Web70................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service70................................................................................................................................................................
Techfax Service71................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Order-status System71................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support Service71................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With Your Order71................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information72................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit72................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call73................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4-1. Diagnostics Checklist74................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Contact Numbers75................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4-1. International Dialing Codes76................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4-2. Dell Contact Numbers77................................................................................................................................................................
Belgium (brussels)78................................................................................................................................................................
Brazil 002178................................................................................................................................................................
Brunei78................................................................................................................................................................
Canada (north York, Ontario)78................................................................................................................................................................
Chile (santiago)78................................................................................................................................................................
China (xiamen)79................................................................................................................................................................
Czech Republic (prague)79................................................................................................................................................................
Denmark (horsholm)79................................................................................................................................................................
Finland (helsinki)79................................................................................................................................................................
France (paris) (montpellier)80................................................................................................................................................................
Germany (langen)80................................................................................................................................................................
Hong Kong80................................................................................................................................................................
Ireland (bray)81................................................................................................................................................................
Italy (milan)81................................................................................................................................................................
Japan (kawasaki)81................................................................................................................................................................
Korea (seoul)82................................................................................................................................................................
Luxembourg 0082................................................................................................................................................................
Macau82................................................................................................................................................................
Malaysia (penang)82................................................................................................................................................................
Mexico (colonia Granada)83................................................................................................................................................................
Netherlands (amsterdam)83................................................................................................................................................................
New Zealand83................................................................................................................................................................
Norway (lysaker)83................................................................................................................................................................
Poland (warsaw)84................................................................................................................................................................
Singapore (singapore)84................................................................................................................................................................
South Africa (johannesburg)84................................................................................................................................................................
Spain (madrid)85................................................................................................................................................................
Sweden (upplands Vasby)85................................................................................................................................................................
Switzerland (geneva)85................................................................................................................................................................
Taiwan 00285................................................................................................................................................................
Thailand85................................................................................................................................................................
Bracknell)86................................................................................................................................................................
Austin, Texas)87................................................................................................................................................................
Area Local Number Or87................................................................................................................................................................
Country (city)87................................................................................................................................................................
Department Name Or Service87................................................................................................................................................................
Code87................................................................................................................................................................
Toll-free Number87................................................................................................................................................................
Fax87................................................................................................................................................................
Switchboard87................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications89................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Technical Specifications89................................................................................................................................................................
Table A-1. Technical Specifications89................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program95................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The System Setup Program95................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating Through The System Setup Program96................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-1. System Setup Program Navigation Keys96................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu97................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-1. Main Menu97................................................................................................................................................................
System Devices Menu98................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-2. System Devices Menu98................................................................................................................................................................
Security Menu99................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-3. Security Menu99................................................................................................................................................................
Power Menu100................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-4. Power Menu100................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Menu101................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-5. Boot Menu101................................................................................................................................................................
Exit Menu102................................................................................................................................................................
Figure B-6. Exit Menu102................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C System Messages103................................................................................................................................................................
Table C-1. System Error Messages103................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix D Regulatory Notices105................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only106................................................................................................................................................................
Class A106................................................................................................................................................................
Class B107................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Regulatory Information107................................................................................................................................................................
Fax Branding108................................................................................................................................................................
Ic Notice (canada Only108................................................................................................................................................................
Ctr21 Declaration110................................................................................................................................................................
New Zealand Telecom Warnings110................................................................................................................................................................
General110................................................................................................................................................................
Important Notice111................................................................................................................................................................
Ce Notice (european Union111................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal112................................................................................................................................................................
En 55022 Compliance (czech Republic Only112................................................................................................................................................................
Vcci Notice (japan Only112................................................................................................................................................................
Class A Ite113................................................................................................................................................................
Class B Ite113................................................................................................................................................................
Polish Center For Testing And Certification Notice113................................................................................................................................................................
Figure D-1. Vcci Class A Ite Regulatory Mark113................................................................................................................................................................
Figure D-2. Vcci Class B Ite Regulatory Mark113................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only115................................................................................................................................................................
Información Para Nom (únicamente Para México116................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix E Limited Warranty And Return Policy117................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only117................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Year One117................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Years Two And Three118................................................................................................................................................................
General Provisions118................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (canada Only119................................................................................................................................................................
One-year End-user Manufacturer Guarantee (latin America And The Caribbean Only121................................................................................................................................................................
Guarantee121................................................................................................................................................................
Exclusions122................................................................................................................................................................
Making A Claim122................................................................................................................................................................
Limitation And Statutory Rights122................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (u.s. And Canada Only123................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice124................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron 5000e User Manual

Dell Inspiron 5000e User Manual (30 pages)

Port Replicator  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.97 MB
Table of contents
Connecting Computer To Port Replicator7................................................................................................................................................................
Attach External Devices To Port Replicator7................................................................................................................................................................
Positioning Computer On Port Replicator8................................................................................................................................................................
Docking8................................................................................................................................................................
Detaching Computer From Port Replicator10................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Nic And Networking Software10................................................................................................................................................................

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