Dell Inspiron 5160 Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Dell Inspiron 5160. We have 3 Dell Inspiron 5160 manuals available for free PDF download: Owner's Manual, Service Manual, Setup Manual

Dell Inspiron 5160 Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron 5160 Owner's Manual (128 pages)

Dell Inspiron 5160 Owner's Manual Model PP08L  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.03 MB
Table of contents
Abbreviations And Acronyms2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information9................................................................................................................................................................
Front View13................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View16................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View17................................................................................................................................................................
Back View18................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View21................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet23................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection23................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer24................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable24................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer24................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices25................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors25................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners26................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies26................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance27................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge28................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows Power Meter28................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning28................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery28................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Battery29................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Battery29................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery29................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cds And Dvds31................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds31................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd-rs And Cd-rws32................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips32................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Tv Or Audio Device33................................................................................................................................................................
S-video Connection33................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video Connection34................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Display Settings For A Tv36................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Accessdirect™ Buttons37................................................................................................................................................................
Button Functions37................................................................................................................................................................
Reprogramming The Buttons37................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad38................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations38................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions38................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions38................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management39................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Functions39................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad40................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad40................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Types41................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Blanks41................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Pc Cards41................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Pc Card Or Blank41................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Pc Card43................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter45................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard46................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network46................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Network Type46................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Network In Microsoft Windows Xp47................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Security Settings (optional)50................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics55................................................................................................................................................................
When To Use The Dell Diagnostics55................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Dell Diagnostics55................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems57................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Problems58................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Eject The Cd, Cd-rw, Dvd, Or Dvd+rw Drive Tray58................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound58................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems59................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems59................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages60................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Device Problems61................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems62................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems62................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters63................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems63................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start Up63................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding63................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding64................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes Repeatedly64................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Is Designed For An Earlier Windows Operating System64................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears64................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems65................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems66................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems66................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems67................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems67................................................................................................................................................................
Ensuring Sufficient Power For Your Computer68................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems68................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems69................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems70................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Integrated Speakers70................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From External Speakers70................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones71................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems71................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems72................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank72................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read73................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable73................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers73................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver73................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers74................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities74................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities75................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System75................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows Xp System Restore76................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Pc Restore By Symantec77................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin79................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools79................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer79................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive81................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell83................................................................................................................................................................
Memory83................................................................................................................................................................
Modem85................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Card87................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive89................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard90................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications93................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program98................................................................................................................................................................
Overview98................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens99................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens99................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options99................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)101................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals101................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals101................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell101................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice122................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)122................................................................................................................................................................
Index125................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron 5160 Service Manual

Dell Inspiron 5160 Service Manual (43 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.59 MB
Table of contents
Base Plastics2................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin3................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Work Inside The Computer3................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools4................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Orientation4................................................................................................................................................................
Screw Identification4................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios6................................................................................................................................................................
Microprocessor Module7................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Microprocessor Module7................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly9................................................................................................................................................................
Display Bezel11................................................................................................................................................................
Display Panel11................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Panel12................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Display Panel13................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Assembly15................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive Assembly15................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Hard Drive Assembly16................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard17................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Keyboard18................................................................................................................................................................
Emi Shield20................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest21................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Palm Rest21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Palm Rest23................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector25................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector26................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Connector26................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Speakers27................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Speakers28................................................................................................................................................................
System Board29................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board29................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System Board31................................................................................................................................................................
System Components33................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Memory Modules37................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Memory Modules37................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive38................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Optical Drive38................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Optical Drive39................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Modem39................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Modem40................................................................................................................................................................
Mini Pci Card40................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Mini Pci Card41................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents43................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Inspiron 5160 Setup Manual

Dell Inspiron 5160 Setup Manual (2 pages)

Dell Inspiron 5160: Quick Start  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.12 MB

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