Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 Manuals

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Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 Owner's Manual

Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 Owner's Manual (140 pages)

Dell Desktop Computer Owner's Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Desktop | Size: 12.24 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information9................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer11................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable11................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer11................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Parallel Printer12................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet13................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection14................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Cds And Dvds15................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume16................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture17................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds17................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd-rs And Cd-rws18................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips18................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Media Card Reader (optional)19................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Two Monitors20................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Two Monitors With Vga Connectors20................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting One Monitor With A Vga Connector And One Monitor With A Dvi Connector21................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Tv21................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Display Settings22................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Home And Office Network22................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter22................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard23................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management23................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Mode23................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode24................................................................................................................................................................
Power Options Properties24................................................................................................................................................................
Hyper-threading26................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Tips27................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Problems27................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems27................................................................................................................................................................
Cd And Dvd Drive Problems28................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems29................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems29................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages30................................................................................................................................................................
Media Card Reader Problems31................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems32................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems32................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start Up32................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding32................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding33................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes Repeatedly33................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Is Designed For An Earlier Windows Operating System33................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears33................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems34................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems34................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Problems35................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems36................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems36................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems37................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems38................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems39................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Speakers39................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones40................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Monitor Problems40................................................................................................................................................................
If The Screen Is Blank40................................................................................................................................................................
If The Screen Is Difficult To Read41................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Lights43................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics46................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics Main Menu46................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers48................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver48................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers48................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers48................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities49................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System50................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows Xp System Restore50................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Pc Restore By Symantec51................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin53................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools53................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer53................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer54................................................................................................................................................................
Front View Of The Computer55................................................................................................................................................................
Back View Of The Computer57................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Computer Cover59................................................................................................................................................................
Inside View Of Your Computer60................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Components61................................................................................................................................................................
Memory62................................................................................................................................................................
Ddr2 Memory Overview62................................................................................................................................................................
Addressing Memory With 4-gb Configurations63................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Memory63................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Memory65................................................................................................................................................................
Cards65................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Cards66................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Express Cards70................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Panels76................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Drive Panel76................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Drive-panel Insert77................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Drive-panel Insert77................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Drive Panel78................................................................................................................................................................
Drives79................................................................................................................................................................
Ide Drive Addressing79................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Drive Cables80................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Interface Connectors80................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cable Connector80................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting And Disconnecting Drive Cables81................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive81................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Hard Drive82................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Hard Drive83................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Second Hard Drive84................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Drive85................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Floppy Drive85................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Floppy Drive87................................................................................................................................................................
Media Card Reader89................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Media Card Reader90................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Media Card Reader92................................................................................................................................................................
Cd/dvd Drive93................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Cd/dvd Drive94................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Cd/dvd Drive95................................................................................................................................................................
Battery98................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery98................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Computer Cover99................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications101................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup105................................................................................................................................................................
Overview105................................................................................................................................................................
Entering System Setup106................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Options108................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Sequence111................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Forgotten Passwords112................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Cmos Settings114................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer114................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Monitor114................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse115................................................................................................................................................................
Cds And Dvds115................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)116................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals116................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals116................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notices (u.s. Only)116................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Identification Information118................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell118................................................................................................................................................................
Index135................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 Reference And Troubleshooting Manual

Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 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................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 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................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
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 4-2. Dell Contact Numbers77................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Technical Specifications89................................................................................................................................................................
Table A-1. Technical Specifications89................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B 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. Only)106................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Regulatory Information107................................................................................................................................................................
Fax Branding108................................................................................................................................................................
Ic Notice (canada Only)108................................................................................................................................................................
Ctr21 Declaration110................................................................................................................................................................
New Zealand Telecom Warnings110................................................................................................................................................................
General110................................................................................................................................................................
Important Notice111................................................................................................................................................................
Ce Notice (european Union)111................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal112................................................................................................................................................................
En 55022 Compliance (czech Republic Only)112................................................................................................................................................................
Vcci Notice (japan Only)112................................................................................................................................................................
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 Only)115................................................................................................................................................................
Información Para Nom (únicamente Para México)116................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix E Limited Warranty And Return Policy117................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (u.s. Only)117................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Year One117................................................................................................................................................................
Coverage During Years Two And Three118................................................................................................................................................................
General Provisions118................................................................................................................................................................
Three-year Limited Warranty (canada Only)119................................................................................................................................................................
Guarantee121................................................................................................................................................................
Exclusions122................................................................................................................................................................
Making A Claim122................................................................................................................................................................
Limitation And Statutory Rights122................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (u.s. And Canada Only)123................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice124................................................................................................................................................................
Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 User Manual

Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 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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Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 Removal And Installation

Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 Removal And Installation (29 pages)

Removing and Replacing Parts  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.87 MB
Table of contents
Precautionary Measures2................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools2................................................................................................................................................................
Zif Connectors8................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Removal8................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Removal10................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Removal15................................................................................................................................................................
Video Board Removal15................................................................................................................................................................
Palmrest Removal18................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Removal24................................................................................................................................................................
Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 Quick Setup Manual

Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 Quick Setup Manual (2 pages)

Dell Desktop Computer Quick Setup Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Desktop | Size: 2.68 MB
Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 Get Started Manual

Dell INSPIRON Inspiron 5000 Get Started Manual (2 pages)

Dell Inspiron 5000: Setup Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 0.84 MB

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