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Dell PP04S Owner's Manual

Dell PP04S Owner's Manual (162 pages)

DEll Laptop PC Owner's Manual PP04S  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.83 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Caution: Safety Instructions9................................................................................................................................................................
General9................................................................................................................................................................
Power10................................................................................................................................................................
Battery11................................................................................................................................................................
Air Travel12................................................................................................................................................................
Emc Instructions12................................................................................................................................................................
When Using Your Computer13................................................................................................................................................................
Ergonomic Computing Habits14................................................................................................................................................................
When Working Inside Your Computer14................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Electrostatic Discharge15................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal16................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information For Your Computer17................................................................................................................................................................
Tour Of Your Computer19................................................................................................................................................................
Front View20................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View24................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View28................................................................................................................................................................
Back View30................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer33................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet34................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection34................................................................................................................................................................
Modem And Internet Connection Problems35................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Problems36................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer36................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer38................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable38................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer38................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems39................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices40................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors40................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners40................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies40................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer41................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Battery43................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance44................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge45................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Battery Meter45................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft® Windows® Power Meter46................................................................................................................................................................
Charge Gauge46................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning46................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery47................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Battery47................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Battery48................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Optional Extended Battery49................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery49................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems49................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Dell™ D/bay51................................................................................................................................................................
About The Dell D/bay52................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing Devices When The Computer Is Turned Off52................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Installing Devices While The Computer Is Running53................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard And Touch Pad55................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad56................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Shortcuts56................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions56................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions57................................................................................................................................................................
Radios (including Wireless Networking And The Bluetooth™ Card)57................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management57................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Functions58................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows ® Logo Key Functions58................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad59................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad60................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems60................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems60................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters61................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cds, Dvds, And Other Multimedia63................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cds And Dvds64................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Or Dvd Problems64................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Play A Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd64................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Eject The Cd, Cd-rw, Or Dvd Drive Tray65................................................................................................................................................................
If You Hear An Unfamiliar Scraping Or Grinding Sound65................................................................................................................................................................
If The Cd-rw Drive Stops Writing65................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems65................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With Integrated Speakers65................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem With External Speakers65................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cds And Dvds66................................................................................................................................................................
How To Copy A Cd Or Dvd66................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd-rs And Cd-rws67................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips67................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Home And Office Network69................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network Adapter70................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setup Wizard71................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems71................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network71................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Network Type72................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Network In Microsoft® Windows® Xp72................................................................................................................................................................
Finalizing Your Network Connection (security Settings)76................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Problems81................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages82................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems83................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank83................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read84................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable84................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems85................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems86................................................................................................................................................................
If You Cannot Save A File To A Floppy Drive86................................................................................................................................................................
Pc Card Problems87................................................................................................................................................................
General Program Problems88................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Crashes88................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding88................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears88................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages Appear88................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Other Technical Problems89................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Gets Wet89................................................................................................................................................................
If You Drop Or Damage Your Computer90................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers91................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver91................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers91................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities92................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Software And Hardware Incompatibilities94................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft ® Windows ® Xp System Restore95................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Restore Point95................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Computer To An Earlier Operating State95................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing The Last System Restore96................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Microsoft ® Windows ® Xp97................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin97................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Windows Xp97................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Replacing Parts101................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Add Or Replace Parts102................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Memory102................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Mini Pci Card107................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Modem112................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix115................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications116................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program122................................................................................................................................................................
Overview122................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screens123................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screens123................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options123................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Infrared Sensor125................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)126................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals126................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals127................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell127................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Notices144................................................................................................................................................................
Nom Information (mexico Only)145................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranties And Return Policy146................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranty For Dell-branded Hardware Products (u.s. Only)146................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (u.s. Only)149................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranty Terms For Dell-branded Hardware Products (canada Only)150................................................................................................................................................................
Total Satisfaction" Return Policy (canada Only)153................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Software And Peripherals (canada Only)153................................................................................................................................................................
1-year End-user Manufacturer Guarantee (latin America And The Caribbean Only)154................................................................................................................................................................
Return Policy154................................................................................................................................................................
Making A Claim154................................................................................................................................................................
Limitation And Statutory Rights154................................................................................................................................................................
Intel ® Warranty Statement For Pentium ® And Celeron ® Processors Only (u.s. And Canada Only)156................................................................................................................................................................
Index159................................................................................................................................................................

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