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Dell PowerEdge 6400 Owner's Manual

Dell PowerEdge 6400 Owner's Manual (186 pages)

Dell Owner's Manual Notebook PC Inspiron 6400, E1505  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.66 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information11................................................................................................................................................................
About Your Computer15................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Computer's Configuration15................................................................................................................................................................
Front View16................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View20................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View21................................................................................................................................................................
Back View22................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View24................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer25................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet25................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection25................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer26................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Files And Settings Transfer Wizard With The Operating System Cd26................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Files And Settings Transfer Wizard Without The Operating System Cd27................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer29................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable29................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer29................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices30................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors30................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners31................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies31................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Display33................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Brightness33................................................................................................................................................................
Switching The Video Image33................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Resolution33................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard And Touch Pad35................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad35................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations36................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions36................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions36................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management36................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Functions36................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows ® Logo Key Functions37................................................................................................................................................................
Quickset Key Combinations37................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Keyboard Settings37................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad38................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad38................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Battery39................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance39................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge40................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Battery Meter40................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows ® Power Meter40................................................................................................................................................................
Charge Gauge40................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning41................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power41................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Modes41................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Power Management Settings43................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery43................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery43................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery44................................................................................................................................................................
Using Multimedia45................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Cds Or Dvds45................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds46................................................................................................................................................................
How To Copy A Cd Or Dvd46................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cds And Dvds47................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips47................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume48................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture49................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Media Experience™ And Dell Mediadirect49................................................................................................................................................................
If The Computer Is Turned On Or In Standby Mode49................................................................................................................................................................
If The Computer Is Turned Off Or In Hibernate Mode49................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Mediadirect And Dell Media Experience Help50................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Tv Or Audio Device50................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And Standard Audio52................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And S/pdif Digital Audio53................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And Standard Audio55................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And S/pdif Digital Audio56................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And Standard Audio58................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And S/pdif Digital Audio60................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Cyberlink (cl) Headphones62................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Display Settings For A Tv63................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cards65................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscards65................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Blanks65................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expresscard65................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank66................................................................................................................................................................
Media Memory Cards67................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Media Memory Card67................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Media Memory Card68................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Network69................................................................................................................................................................
Physically Connecting To A Network Or Broadband Modem69................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard70................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Local Area Network (wlan)70................................................................................................................................................................
What You Need To Establish A Wlan Connection70................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Wireless Network Card70................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A New Wlan71................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network72................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/disabling The Wireless Network Card74................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring The Status Of Wireless Network Connections Through Dell™ Quickset74................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband Or Wireless Wide Area Network (wwan)74................................................................................................................................................................
What You Need To Establish A Mobile Broadband Network Connection74................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Mobile Broadband Network75................................................................................................................................................................
Securing Your Computer77................................................................................................................................................................
Security Cable Lock77................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords77................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Tracking Software78................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Is Lost Or Stolen78................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Problems79................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics79................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Utility82................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Dell Support Utility82................................................................................................................................................................
Clicking The Dell Support Icon82................................................................................................................................................................
Double-clicking The Dell Support Icon82................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems83................................................................................................................................................................
Cd And Dvd Drive Problems83................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Eject The Cd, Cd-rw, Dvd, Or Dvd+rw Drive Tray83................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound84................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems84................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems84................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages85................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Problems89................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Device Problems89................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems90................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems90................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters90................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems91................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start Up91................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding91................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding Or Crashes Repeatedly91................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Is Designed For An Earlier Microsoft ® Windows ® Operating System91................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears91................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Mediadirect Problems92................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems92................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems93................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems93................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (wireless Wide Area Network [wwan])93................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems94................................................................................................................................................................
Ensuring Sufficient Power For Your Computer95................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems95................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems96................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems97................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Integrated Speakers97................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From External Speakers97................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones97................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems98................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems98................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank98................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read99................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable99................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers99................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver99................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers100................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities100................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities102................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System102................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows Xp System Restore103................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Pc Restore By Symantec104................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Operating System Cd106................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Replacing Parts109................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin109................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools109................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer109................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer110................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive111................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive112................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell114................................................................................................................................................................
Memory114................................................................................................................................................................
Modem117................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Cover118................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard119................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Mini-card121................................................................................................................................................................
Coin-cell Battery124................................................................................................................................................................
Display125................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Card With Bluetooth ® Wireless Technology127................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Features129................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling With Your Computer131................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Your Computer131................................................................................................................................................................
Packing The Computer131................................................................................................................................................................
Travel Tips132................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air132................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell133................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications155................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix163................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program163................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screen163................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screen163................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options164................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer165................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Display165................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Drive166................................................................................................................................................................
Cds And Dvds166................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)166................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals167................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals167................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notice (u.s. Only)167................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Class B167................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice168................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell PowerEdge 6400 Rack Installation

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Rack Installation Guide  
Brand: Dell | Category: Server | Size: 6.26 MB
Table of contents
Safety Instructions5................................................................................................................................................................
General Precautions6................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge11................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents15................................................................................................................................................................
Rack Kit Contents17................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-1. Rack Kit Contents18................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin19................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools And Supplies19................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Rack Kit19................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Doors From The Rack19................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Doors From The Dell 42-u Rack19................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Opening The 42-u Rack Door20................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-3. Removing The 42-u Rack Doors21................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Doors From The Dell 24-u Rack22................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-4. Opening The 24-u Rack Door22................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-5. Removing The 24-u Rack Doors23................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Slide Assemblies In The Rack24................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-6. One Rack Unit24................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-7. Marking The Vertical Rails25................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-8. Installing The Slide Assemblies26................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Shoulder Screws And The Rack Adapters27................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System In The Rack28................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-9. Installing The Rack Adapter And Shoulder Screws28................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-10. Installing The Computer In The Rack29................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Cable Tray30................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-11. Installing The Cable Tray30................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Cable-management Arm31................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-12. Installing The Cable-management Arm31................................................................................................................................................................
Reversing The Cable-management Arm Installation33................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-13. Reversing The Cable-management Arm33................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Rack Doors34................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Rack Doors On A 42-u Rack34................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Rack Doors On A 24-u Rack34................................................................................................................................................................
Index35................................................................................................................................................................
Dell PowerEdge 6400 Rack Installation

Dell PowerEdge 6400 Rack Installation (34 pages)

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Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Instructions5................................................................................................................................................................
General Precautions6................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge11................................................................................................................................................................
Rack Kit Contents15................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin17................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools And Supplies17................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Rack Kit17................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Doors From The Rack18................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Doors From The Dell 42-u Rack18................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2. Opening The 42-u Rack Door18................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3. Removing The 42-u Rack Doors19................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Doors From The Dell 24-u Rack20................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 4. Opening The 24-u Rack Door20................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5. Removing The 24-u Rack Doors21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Slide Assemblies In The Rack22................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6. One Rack Unit22................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 7. Marking The Vertical Rails23................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 8. Installing The Slide Assemblies24................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Shoulder Screws And The Rack Adapters25................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The System In The Rack26................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 9. Installing The Rack Adapter And Shoulder Screws26................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 10. Installing The Computer In The Rack27................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Cable Tray28................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Cable-management Arm28................................................................................................................................................................
Reversing The Cable-management Arm Installation31................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Rack Doors32................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Rack Doors On A 42-u Rack32................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Rack Doors On A 24-u Rack32................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1. Rack Kit Contents34................................................................................................................................................................
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