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Dell Inspiron RT722 Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron RT722 Owner's Manual (222 pages)

Dell Laptop Owner's Manual  
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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