Dell Inspiron 510m Manuals

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Dell Inspiron 510m Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron 510m Owner's Manual (134 pages)

Dell Inspiron 510M: Owners Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 8.14 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information9................................................................................................................................................................
Front View13................................................................................................................................................................
Left View16................................................................................................................................................................
Right View18................................................................................................................................................................
Back View19................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View23................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet25................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection25................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems26................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Problems28................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer28................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable28................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Parallel Printer28................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer29................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems30................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices31................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors31................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners31................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies32................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer32................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance33................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge34................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Battery Meter34................................................................................................................................................................
Charge Gauge35................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning35................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery35................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Battery36................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Battery36................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing A Reserve Battery37................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery38................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems38................................................................................................................................................................
About The Module Bay41................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing Devices While The Computer Is Turned Off41................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing Devices While The Computer Is Running42................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad43................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Shortcuts44................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions44................................................................................................................................................................
Battery44................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions44................................................................................................................................................................
Radios (including Wireless Networking And Bluetooth Wireless Technology)44................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management44................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Functions45................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad46................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad47................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems48................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters48................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cds And Dvds49................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems49................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Disk Drive49................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd50................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Eject The Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd Drive Tray51................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound52................................................................................................................................................................
If The Cd-rw Drive Stops Writing52................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have Problems With A Hard Drive52................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems53................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers53................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers53................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds54................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd-rs And Cd-rws55................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips55................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Television To The Computer56................................................................................................................................................................
S-video Connection56................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video Connection58................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Display Settings For A Television60................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter63................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard64................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems64................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network64................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Network Type65................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Network In Microsoft ® Windows ® Xp65................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages69................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems70................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank70................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read70................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable71................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems73................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems75................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems76................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes76................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding76................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears76................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear76................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems76................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Dell™ Computer Gets Wet77................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer78................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers78................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver78................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers79................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities79................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities80................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System81................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows Xp System Restore81................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Pc Restore By Symantec83................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics84................................................................................................................................................................
When To Use The Dell Diagnostics84................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin87................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools87................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down Your Computer87................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory89................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Mini Pci Card91................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive94................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell95................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard96................................................................................................................................................................
Remove The Keyboard97................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Card With Bluetooth ® Wireless Technology98................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications101................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens107................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program107................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens107................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options108................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Boot Sequence108................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Printer Modes109................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Infrared Sensor109................................................................................................................................................................
Performing One-time Boot109................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Com Ports109................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)110................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)112................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell112................................................................................................................................................................
Index131................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron 510m Service Manual

Dell Inspiron 510m Service Manual (82 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 4.5 MB
Table of contents
Before You Begin4................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Work Inside The Computer4................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools5................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Orientation6................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification7................................................................................................................................................................
System Board9................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Module10................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Card13................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents18................................................................................................................................................................
System Components22................................................................................................................................................................
Reserve Battery23................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive26................................................................................................................................................................
Bluetooth Card30................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Modem35................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Modem36................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Thermal-cooling Assembly38................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Module42................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Module42................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Microprocessor Module43................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly45................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover49................................................................................................................................................................
Display Bezel49................................................................................................................................................................
Display Panel51................................................................................................................................................................
Display Latch54................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest57................................................................................................................................................................
Base Latch66................................................................................................................................................................
Release Button67................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Base67................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board71................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System Board74................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios76................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector77................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector77................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Connector80................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Connector80................................................................................................................................................................

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