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Dell Vostro 1500 Owner's Manual

Dell Vostro 1500 Owner's Manual (250 pages)

Owner's Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.74 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information15................................................................................................................................................................
About Your Computer21................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Computer's Configuration21................................................................................................................................................................
Front View22................................................................................................................................................................
Display Latch23................................................................................................................................................................
Power Button23................................................................................................................................................................
Device Status Lights24................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Buttons25................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Status Lights26................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View27................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View30................................................................................................................................................................
Back View31................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View34................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer37................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet37................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection38................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer39................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows Xp39................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows Vista43................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer43................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable43................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer44................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices45................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors45................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners46................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies46................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Display47................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Brightness47................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Projector47................................................................................................................................................................
Making Images And Text Look Bigger Or Sharper47................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows ® Xp48................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Vista48................................................................................................................................................................
Using Both A Monitor And Your Computer Display49................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Resolution And Refresh Rate50................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard And Touch Pad53................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad53................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations54................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions54................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions54................................................................................................................................................................
Battery54................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management54................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows ® Logo Key Functions55................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Key Combinations55................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Keyboard Settings55................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad55................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad56................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Battery59................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance59................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge60................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Quickset Battery Meter60................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows ® Battery Meter61................................................................................................................................................................
Charge Gauge61................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning62................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power62................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Modes63................................................................................................................................................................
Standby And Sleep Mode63................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode63................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Power Management Settings64................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Power Options Properties64................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery65................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery65................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery66................................................................................................................................................................
Using Multimedia67................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Media67................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Media Using Dell Travel Remote69................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cd, Dvd, And Blu-ray Disc™ (bd) Media70................................................................................................................................................................
How To Copy A Cd, Dvd, Or Bd70................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd, Dvd, And Bd Media71................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips72................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume73................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture74................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Mediadirect74................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Tv Or Audio Device75................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And Standard Audio77................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And S/pdif Digital Audio78................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And Standard Audio80................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And S/pdif Digital Audio82................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And Standard Audio84................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And S/pdif Digital Audio87................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Display Settings For A Tv90................................................................................................................................................................
Using Expresscards91................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Blanks91................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expresscard92................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank93................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader95................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Blanks95................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Card95................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card Or Blank96................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up And Using Networks97................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Network Or Broadband Modem Cable97................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Network98................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp98................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Local Area Network99................................................................................................................................................................
What You Need To Establish A Wlan Connection99................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Wireless Network Card99................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A New Wlan Using A Wireless Router And A Broadband Modem100................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wlan101................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (or Wireless Wide Area Network)104................................................................................................................................................................
What You Need To Establish A Mobile Broadband Network Connection104................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Dell Mobile Broadband Card105................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Mobile Broadband Network105................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/disabling The Dell Mobile Broadband Card106................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Wi-fi Catcher™ Network Locator107................................................................................................................................................................
Securing Your Computer109................................................................................................................................................................
Security Cable Lock109................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords109................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Is Lost Or Stolen110................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting113................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Update Service113................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics113................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Center118................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support118................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Pc Tuneup119................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Pc Checkup120................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Network Assistant120................................................................................................................................................................
Dellconnect120................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems121................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Problems121................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems122................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems123................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages125................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Problems130................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Device Problems131................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems131................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems131................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters132................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems133................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start133................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding133................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding Or Crashes Repeatedly133................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Is Designed For An Earlier Microsoft ® Windows ® Operating System134................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears134................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Mediadirect Problems134................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems135................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems136................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems136................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (wireless Wide Area Network [wwan])137................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems137................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems139................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems140................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems141................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Integrated Speakers141................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From External Speakers141................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones142................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Control Problems142................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems142................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems143................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank143................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read144................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable145................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers145................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver145................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers145................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities146................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Software And Hardware Problems149................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Microsoft Windows Operating System150................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Windows Vista150................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Windows Xp155................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Replacing Parts161................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin161................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools161................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer161................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer162................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive164................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive164................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive166................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell167................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive167................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Optical Drive167................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Cover168................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Cover168................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Cover169................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard169................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard170................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard171................................................................................................................................................................
Memory172................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Dimm A Memory Module172................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Dimm A Memory Module173................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Dimm B Memory Module175................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Dimm B Memory Module176................................................................................................................................................................
Subscriber Identity Module178................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Mini-cards179................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Wlan Card179................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wlan Card181................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Mobile Broadband Or Wwan Card182................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wwan Card185................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Wpan Card186................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wpan Card187................................................................................................................................................................
Flash Cache Module187................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Fcm187................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Fcm188................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Card With Bluetooth ® Wireless Technology189................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Card189................................................................................................................................................................
Coin-cell Battery190................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Coin-cell Battery190................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Features193................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling With Your Computer195................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Your Computer195................................................................................................................................................................
Packing The Computer195................................................................................................................................................................
Travel Tips196................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air196................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help197................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Assistance197................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support And Customer Service198................................................................................................................................................................
Online Services198................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service199................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Order-status Service199................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With Your Order199................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information200................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit200................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call201................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell203................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications205................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix215................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program215................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screen216................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screen216................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options216................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer218................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Display218................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse219................................................................................................................................................................
Media220................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)220................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals221................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals221................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notice (u.s. Only)221................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Class B221................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice223................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary225................................................................................................................................................................
Index243................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Vostro 1500 Owner's Manual

Dell Vostro 1500 Owner's Manual (240 pages)

Dell Vostro 1500: Owners Manual  
Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 2.3 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Finding Information15................................................................................................................................................................
About Your Computer21................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Your Computer's Configuration21................................................................................................................................................................
Front View22................................................................................................................................................................
Display Latch23................................................................................................................................................................
Power Button23................................................................................................................................................................
Device Status Lights24................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Buttons25................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Status Lights26................................................................................................................................................................
Left Side View27................................................................................................................................................................
Right Side View30................................................................................................................................................................
Back View31................................................................................................................................................................
Bottom View34................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Computer37................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Internet37................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Internet Connection38................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Information To A New Computer39................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows ® Easy Transfer39................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Printer39................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Cable40................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Printer40................................................................................................................................................................
Power Protection Devices41................................................................................................................................................................
Surge Protectors41................................................................................................................................................................
Line Conditioners42................................................................................................................................................................
Uninterruptible Power Supplies42................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Display43................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Brightness43................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Projector43................................................................................................................................................................
Making Images And Text Look Bigger Or Sharper43................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows ® Xp44................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Vista44................................................................................................................................................................
Using Both A Monitor And Your Computer Display45................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft Windows Xp45................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Display Resolution And Refresh Rate46................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Keyboard And Touch Pad49................................................................................................................................................................
Numeric Keypad49................................................................................................................................................................
Key Combinations50................................................................................................................................................................
System Functions50................................................................................................................................................................
Display Functions50................................................................................................................................................................
Battery50................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management50................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows ® Logo Key Functions51................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Key Combinations51................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Keyboard Settings51................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad51................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Touch Pad52................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Battery55................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Performance55................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Battery Charge56................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Quickset Battery Meter56................................................................................................................................................................
Microsoft ® Windows ® Battery Meter57................................................................................................................................................................
Charge Gauge57................................................................................................................................................................
Low-battery Warning58................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Battery Power58................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management Modes59................................................................................................................................................................
Standby And Sleep Mode59................................................................................................................................................................
Hibernate Mode59................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Power Management Settings60................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Power Options Properties60................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery61................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery61................................................................................................................................................................
Storing A Battery62................................................................................................................................................................
Using Multimedia63................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Media63................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Cd And Dvd Media65................................................................................................................................................................
How To Copy A Cd Or Dvd65................................................................................................................................................................
Using Blank Cd And Dvd Media66................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Tips66................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Volume67................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Picture67................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell Mediadirect68................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Your Computer To A Tv Or Audio Device69................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And Standard Audio72................................................................................................................................................................
S-video And S/pdif Digital Audio73................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And Standard Audio75................................................................................................................................................................
Composite Video And S/pdif Digital Audio77................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And Standard Audio79................................................................................................................................................................
Component Video And S/pdif Digital Audio82................................................................................................................................................................
Using Expresscards87................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Blanks87................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expresscard88................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank89................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader91................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Blanks91................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Card91................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card Or Blank92................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up And Using Networks93................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Network Or Broadband Modem Cable93................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Network94................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Xp94................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Local Area Network95................................................................................................................................................................
What You Need To Establish A Wlan Connection95................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Wireless Network Card95................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A New Wlan Using A Wireless Router And A Broadband Modem96................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Wlan97................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (or Wireless Wide Area Network)100................................................................................................................................................................
What You Need To Establish A Mobile Broadband Network Connection100................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Dell Mobile Broadband Card101................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Mobile Broadband Network101................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling/disabling The Dell Mobile Broadband Card102................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Wi-fi Catcher™ Network Locator103................................................................................................................................................................
Securing Your Computer105................................................................................................................................................................
Security Cable Lock105................................................................................................................................................................
Passwords105................................................................................................................................................................
If Your Computer Is Lost Or Stolen106................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting109................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Update Service109................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Diagnostics109................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Support Utility113................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Problems114................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Problems115................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Problems115................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail, Modem, And Internet Problems116................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages118................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Problems123................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 Device Problems124................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Problems124................................................................................................................................................................
External Keyboard Problems124................................................................................................................................................................
Unexpected Characters125................................................................................................................................................................
Lockups And Software Problems126................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Does Not Start126................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Stops Responding126................................................................................................................................................................
A Program Stops Responding Or Crashes Repeatedly126................................................................................................................................................................
A Solid Blue Screen Appears127................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Mediadirect Problems127................................................................................................................................................................
Other Software Problems128................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Problems129................................................................................................................................................................
Network Problems129................................................................................................................................................................
Mobile Broadband (wireless Wide Area Network [wwan])130................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems131................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Problems132................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Problems133................................................................................................................................................................
Sound And Speaker Problems134................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Integrated Speakers134................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From External Speakers134................................................................................................................................................................
No Sound From Headphones135................................................................................................................................................................
Touch Pad Or Mouse Problems135................................................................................................................................................................
Video And Display Problems136................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Blank136................................................................................................................................................................
If The Display Is Difficult To Read137................................................................................................................................................................
If Only Part Of The Display Is Readable138................................................................................................................................................................
Drivers138................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Driver138................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Drivers138................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling Drivers And Utilities139................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Software And Hardware Problems In The Microsoft ® Windows ® Xp And Microsoft Windows Vista™ Operating Systems142................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Your Operating System143................................................................................................................................................................
Using Microsoft Windows System Restore144................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dell™ Pc Restore And Dell Factory Image Restore145................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Operating System Media148................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Replacing Parts151................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin151................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools151................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off Your Computer151................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer152................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive154................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive154................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive156................................................................................................................................................................
Returning A Hard Drive To Dell157................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive157................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Optical Drive157................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Cover158................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Cover158................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Cover159................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard159................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard160................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard161................................................................................................................................................................
Memory162................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Dimm A Memory Module162................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Dimm A Memory Module163................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Dimm B Memory Module165................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Dimm B Memory Module166................................................................................................................................................................
Subscriber Identity Module168................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Mini-cards169................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Wlan Card169................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wlan Card171................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Mobile Broadband Or Wwan Card172................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wwan Card175................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Wpan Card176................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Wpan Card177................................................................................................................................................................
Flash Cache Module177................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Fcm177................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Fcm178................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Card With Bluetooth ® Wireless Technology179................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Card179................................................................................................................................................................
Coin-cell Battery180................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Coin-cell Battery180................................................................................................................................................................
Dell™ Quickset Features183................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling With Your Computer185................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Your Computer185................................................................................................................................................................
Packing The Computer185................................................................................................................................................................
Travel Tips186................................................................................................................................................................
Traveling By Air186................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help187................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Assistance187................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support And Customer Service188................................................................................................................................................................
Dellconnect188................................................................................................................................................................
Online Services188................................................................................................................................................................
Autotech Service189................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Order-status Service189................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With Your Order189................................................................................................................................................................
Product Information190................................................................................................................................................................
Returning Items For Warranty Repair Or Credit190................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call191................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Dell193................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications195................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix205................................................................................................................................................................
Using The System Setup Program205................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The System Setup Screen206................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup Screen206................................................................................................................................................................
Commonly Used Options206................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Your Computer208................................................................................................................................................................
Computer, Keyboard, And Display208................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse209................................................................................................................................................................
Media210................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Technical Support Policy (u.s. Only)210................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "dell-installed" Software And Peripherals211................................................................................................................................................................
Definition Of "third-party" Software And Peripherals211................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Notice (u.s. Only)211................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Class B211................................................................................................................................................................
Macrovision Product Notice213................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary215................................................................................................................................................................
Index233................................................................................................................................................................
Dell Vostro 1500 Service Manual

Dell Vostro 1500 Service Manual (67 pages)

Brand: Dell | Category: Laptop | Size: 1.86 MB
Table of contents
Wireless Sniffer Board2................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Connector Board3................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Audio Connector Board3................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Connector5................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Modem Connector5................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Cage6................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Expresscard Cage7................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Base8................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Computer Base8................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Computer Base8................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin10................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Tools10................................................................................................................................................................
Before Working Inside Your Computer10................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios12................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios From A Cd12................................................................................................................................................................
Flashing The Bios From The Hard Drive12................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Bluetooth Card14................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Bluetooth Card14................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Memory Card Reader15................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Card Blanks15................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Card Or Blank15................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Memory Card15................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Coin-cell Battery17................................................................................................................................................................
Processor Module19................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Processor Module19................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Processor Module20................................................................................................................................................................
Display Assembly24................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Assembly24................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Assembly25................................................................................................................................................................
Display Bezel26................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Bezel26................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Bezel26................................................................................................................................................................
Display Panel27................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Panel27................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Panel28................................................................................................................................................................
Display Latch28................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Display Latch28................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Display Latch29................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Camera And Microphone Assembly30................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Fan31................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Fan31................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive35................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hard Drive35................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hard Drive36................................................................................................................................................................
Hinge Cover37................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Hinge Cover37................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Hinge Cover37................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Keyboard38................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Keyboard38................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Latch Assembly40................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Battery Latch Assembly40................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Battery Latch Assembly40................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Memory Module42................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Memory Module43................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Mini Cards46................................................................................................................................................................
Wlan Card50................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Modem52................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Modem52................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive54................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Optical Drive54................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Optical Drive54................................................................................................................................................................
Palm Rest55................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Palm Rest55................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Palm Rest56................................................................................................................................................................
Expresscard Blanks57................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expresscard Or Blank57................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Connector59................................................................................................................................................................
Video Connector59................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Assembly61................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Speaker Assembly61................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Speaker Assembly61................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Assembly63................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The System Board Assembly63................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The System Board Assembly64................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents67................................................................................................................................................................

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Dell Vostro 1500 Setup Manual (2 pages)

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