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Dell Inspiron PP22L Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron PP22L Owner's Manual (236 pages)

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Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.57 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information15................................................................................................................................................................
About Your Computer21................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Computer's Configuration21................................................................................................................................................................
Front View22................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View27................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View29................................................................................................................................................................
Back View30................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View32................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer35................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet35................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection36................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer37................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Easy Transfer37................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer37................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable38................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer38................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices39................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors39................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners40................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies40................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Display41................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Brightness41................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Projector41................................................................................................................................................................
Making Images And Text Look Bigger Or Sharper41................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Vista42................................................................................................................................................................
Using Both A Monitor And Your Computer Display43................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows Xp43................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Resolution And Refresh Rate44................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard And Touchpad47................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad47................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations48................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions48................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions48................................................................................................................................................................
Battery48................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management48................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Keyboard Settings49................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad50................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad51................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Battery53................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge54................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Quickset Battery Meter54................................................................................................................................................................
Charge Gauge55................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning56................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power56................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Modes56................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode57................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Power Management Settings58................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Power Options Properties58................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery58................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery59................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery60................................................................................................................................................................
Using Multimedia61................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Media61................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd, Dvd, And Bd Media65................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips66................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume67................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture68................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Device69................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And Standard Audio71................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And S/pdif Digital Audio73................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And Standard Audio75................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And S/pdif Digital Audio77................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And Standard Audio79................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And S/pdif Digital Audio81................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Display Settings For A Tv84................................................................................................................................................................
Using Expresscards87................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Blanks87................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expresscard88................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank89................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader91................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Blanks91................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Card91................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card Or Blank92................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up And Using Networks93................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Network Or Broadband Modem Cable93................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Network94................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp94................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Local Area Network94................................................................................................................................................................
Connection94................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Wireless Network Card95................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A New Wlan Using A Wireless Router And A Broadband Modem96................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wlan97................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (or Wireless Wide Area Network)99................................................................................................................................................................
Broadband Network Connection100................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Dell Mobile Broadband Card100................................................................................................................................................................
Network101................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/disabling The Dell Mobile Broadband Card102................................................................................................................................................................
Securing Your Computer103................................................................................................................................................................
Security Cable Lock103................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords104................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Is Lost Or Stolen105................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting107................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Update Service107................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics107................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Center111................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support 3112................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Pc Tune-up113................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Pc Checkup113................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Network Assistant113................................................................................................................................................................
Dellconnect114................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems114................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Problems115................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems116................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems117................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages119................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Problems124................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Device Problems124................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems125................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems125................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters126................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems127................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start127................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding127................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding Or Crashes Repeatedly127................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears128................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Mediadirect Problems128................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems129................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems130................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems131................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (wireless Wide Area Network [wwan])131................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems132................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems133................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems134................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems135................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Integrated Speakers135................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From External Speakers135................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones136................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems136................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems137................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank137................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read138................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable139................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers139................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver139................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers140................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities140................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System144................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows System Restore145................................................................................................................................................................
Starting System Restore145................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Operating System Media150................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Replacing Parts153................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin153................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer154................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive156................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive157................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive158................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell158................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive159................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Optical Drive159................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Optical Drive160................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Cover160................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Cover160................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Cover161................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard161................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard162................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard163................................................................................................................................................................
Memory163................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Dimm A Memory Module163................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Dimm A Memory Module165................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Dimm B Memory Module166................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Dimm B Memory Module167................................................................................................................................................................
Subscriber Identity Module169................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Mini Cards170................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Wlan Card170................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wlan Card172................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Mobile Broadband Or Wwan Card173................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wwan Card176................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Wpan Card177................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wpan Card178................................................................................................................................................................
Flash Cache Module178................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Fcm178................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Fcm179................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Card180................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Card181................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Coin-cell Battery181................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Coin-cell Battery182................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling With Your Computer185................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Your Computer185................................................................................................................................................................
Packing The Computer185................................................................................................................................................................
Travel Tips186................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air186................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help187................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Assistance187................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support And Customer Service188................................................................................................................................................................
Online Services188................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service189................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Order-status Service189................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With Your Order189................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information189................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit190................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call190................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell192................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications193................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program203................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screen204................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer206................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Display206................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse207................................................................................................................................................................
Media208................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)208................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notice (u.s. Only)209................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice210................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary211................................................................................................................................................................
Index229................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Inspiron PP22L Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron PP22L Owner's Manual (222 pages)

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Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.75 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information13................................................................................................................................................................
About Your Computer19................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Computer's Configuration19................................................................................................................................................................
Front View20................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View25................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View27................................................................................................................................................................
Back View28................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View30................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer33................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet33................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection34................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer35................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Easy Transfer35................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer35................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable36................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer36................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices37................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors37................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners38................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies38................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Display39................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Brightness39................................................................................................................................................................
Projector39................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Resolution And Refresh Rate39................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard And Touchpad41................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad41................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations42................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions42................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions42................................................................................................................................................................
Battery42................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management42................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Key Combinations43................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Keyboard Settings43................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad43................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad45................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Battery47................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance47................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge48................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Quickset Battery Meter48................................................................................................................................................................
Charge Gauge49................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning50................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power50................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Power Management Settings50................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Sleep Power State51................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery51................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery52................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery53................................................................................................................................................................
Using Multimedia55................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Media55................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Media Using Dell Travel Remote57................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cd And Dvd Media58................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd And Dvd Media59................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips60................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume61................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture61................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Mediadirect61................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Tv Or Audio Device62................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And Standard Audio65................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And S/pdif Digital Audio66................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And Standard Audio68................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And S/pdif Digital Audio70................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And Standard Audio72................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And S/pdif Digital Audio75................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Display Settings For A Tv78................................................................................................................................................................
Using Expresscards79................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Blanks79................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expresscard80................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank81................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader83................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Blanks83................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Card83................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card Or Blank85................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up And Using Networks87................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Network Or Broadband Modem Cable87................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Network88................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Local Area Network88................................................................................................................................................................
What You Need To Establish A Wlan Connection88................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Wireless Network Card89................................................................................................................................................................
Broadband Modem90................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wlan91................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (or Wireless Wide Area Network)93................................................................................................................................................................
What You Need To Establish A Mobile Broadband Network Connection93................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Dell Mobile Broadband Card94................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Mobile Broadband Network94................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/disabling The Dell Mobile Broadband Card95................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Wi-fi Catcher™ Network Locator96................................................................................................................................................................
Securing Your Computer97................................................................................................................................................................
Security Cable Lock97................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords97................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Is Lost Or Stolen99................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting101................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Update Service101................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics101................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Center106................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support 3106................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Pc Tune-up107................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Pc Checkup108................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Network Assistant108................................................................................................................................................................
Dellconnect108................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems109................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Problems109................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems110................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems111................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages112................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Problems117................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Device Problems118................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems118................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems118................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters119................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems120................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start120................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding120................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding Or Crashes Repeatedly120................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears121................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Mediadirect Problems121................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems122................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems123................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems123................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (wireless Wide Area Network [wwan])124................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems125................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems126................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems127................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems127................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Integrated Speakers127................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From External Speakers128................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones128................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems128................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems129................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank129................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read130................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable131................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers131................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver131................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers132................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities132................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Software And Hardware Problems In The Windows Vista ® Operating System134................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Vista System Restore136................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Operating System Media139................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Replacing Parts141................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin141................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools141................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer141................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer142................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive143................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Microsoft ® Windows Vista ® Operating System144................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive144................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive145................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell145................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive146................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Optical Drive146................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Optical Drive147................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Cover147................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Cover147................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Cover148................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard148................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard149................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard150................................................................................................................................................................
Memory150................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Dimm A Memory Module150................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Dimm A Memory Module152................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Dimm B Memory Module153................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Dimm B Memory Module154................................................................................................................................................................
Subscriber Identity Module156................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Mini Cards157................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Wlan Card157................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wlan Card159................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Mobile Broadband Or Wwan Card160................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wwan Card163................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Wpan Card164................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wpan Card165................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Card165................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Card166................................................................................................................................................................
Coin-cell Battery166................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Coin-cell Battery167................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Coin-cell Battery167................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Features169................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling With Your Computer171................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Your Computer171................................................................................................................................................................
Packing The Computer171................................................................................................................................................................
Travel Tips172................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air172................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help173................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Assistance173................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support And Customer Service174................................................................................................................................................................
Online Services174................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service175................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Order-status Service175................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With Your Order175................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information175................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit176................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call177................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell179................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications181................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program189................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screen190................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screen190................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options190................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer192................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Display192................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse193................................................................................................................................................................
Media193................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)194................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals195................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals195................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notice (u.s. Only)195................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice196................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary197................................................................................................................................................................
Index215................................................................................................................................................................

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