Replace the battery only with a compatible battery purchased from Dell. The options can overwrite files and possibly affect programs that are installed on your hard drive. See the software documentation for information. Slightly slide the keyboard toward the back of the computer, and then lift the keyboard only enough to hold it up and slightly forward to allow access to the keyboard connector. Otherwise, follow the instructions on the screen to complete the setup. Do not use a battery from other computers with your computer.
Also referred to as system setup. T, 47 safety information, 8 Service Manual, 8 Service Tag, 7 setup computer, 9 installing your computer in an enclosure, 14 Internet, 16 quick setup, 9 software problems, 53 reinstalling, 57 troubleshooting, 53-54 updates, 54 specifications all, 31 audio, 32 connectors, 34 controls and lights, 36 drives, 34 environmental, 38 expansion bus, 32 memory, 31 physical, 37 power, 37 processor, 31 system information, 31 video, 32 support, 65 contacting Dell, 71 DellConnect, 66 online services, 66 regional, 66 technical support and customer service, 66 support information, 8 System Restore, 60 enabling, 62 T Terms and Conditions, 8 transferring information to a new computer, 17 troubleshooting, 8, 39 blue screen, 54 computer not responding, 52 Dell Diagnostics, 48 error messages, 41 memory, 51 power, 50 power light conditions, 50 power lights, 39 program crashes, 52 programs and Windows compatibility, 53 restore to previous state, 60 software, 52-54 tips, 50 U updates software and hardware, 54 V view back, 22, 25, 28 back panel connectors, 23, 26, 29 front, 21 W warranty information, 8 Windows License label, 8 Windows Vista Dell Factory Image Restore, 62-63 Device Driver Rollback, 58 Program Compatibility wizard, 53 reinstalling, 7 returning to a previous device driver version, 58 System Restore, 60. For the scroll zones to function properly, the program must be able to use the touch-pad scroll feature. After the information has been copied, the Completing the Collection Phase screen appears. Graphics modes can display an unlimited variety of shapes and fonts. The message is usually followed by specific information—forexample, Printer out of paper.
However, if you do not want to take up too much of your disk space, you can always download it in the future from ManualsBase. If the error message still appears, see the software documentation. For an external mouse, check the cable connection. The 54 mm card only fits into a 54 mm card slot. Summary of the content on the page No. If necessary, install additional memory see your Service Manual at support. Options List — This Item Specific Help — This field field appears on the left contains information about each option side of the system setup.
The green and yellow lights next to the connector indicate activity for wired network communications. Dell provides several online and telephone-based support and service options. For your protection, Dell technical support staff will ask you for proof of your identity to ensure that only an authorized person can use the computer. You can also use this procedure to boot the Dell Diagnostics on the diagnostics utility partition on your hard drive. Network security settings are unique to your network. For information on using the network adapter, see the online network adapter documentation supplied with your computer. This message may help support personnel to diagnose and fix the problem s.
For drivers information, see the documentation that came with the device. Also known as a merchandise passport. Returning Items for Warranty Repair or Credit Prepare all items being returned, whether for repair or credit, as follows: 1 Call Dell to obtain a Return Material Authorization Number, and write it clearly and prominently on the outside of the box. The program permanently deletes all data on the hard drive and removes any programs installed after you received the computer. This information may not be available in certain countries. Start the Dell Diagnostics from either your hard drive or from the Drivers and Utilities media.
Certain changes might make your computer work incorrectly. Use Dell Factory Image Restore only if System Restore did not resolve your operating system problem. Shut down the computer, remove the hard drive see your Service Manual at support. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. Manually Reinstalling Drivers After extracting the driver files to your hard drive as described in the previous section: 1 Click the Windows Vista Start button , and right-clickComputer.
For conventional hard drive configurations, the primary hard drive is the first drive detected by the computer. Use the Dell Drivers and Utilities media to load any required drivers. Displays icons representing all currently available display options for example, display only, external monitor or projector only, both display and projector, and so on. Do not use a battery from other computers with your computer. If you want to quickly view the content of pages found on the following pages of the manual, you can use them. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty.
You can use My Summary of the content on the page No. On the next start-up,the computer starts according to the devices specified in the system setup program. If the problem persists, try to restore the data by entering the system setup program, then immediately exit the program see your Service Manual at support. You cannot make the computer exit hibernate mode by pressing a key or touching the touch pad. The representative will attempt to get the phone number and address of the caller.
A message appears when the operating system and factory-installedapplications have been restored to factory condition. Call your local Dell representative for information on availability. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Diagnostics Checklist Name: Date: Address: Phone number: Service Tag bar code on the back or bottom of the computer : Express Service Code: Return Material Authorization Number if provided by Dell support technician : Operating system and version: Devices: Expansion cards: Are you connected to a network? This series of beeps, called a beep code, identifies a problem. See your Service Manual at support. This prompt can appear very quickly, so you must watch for it to display, and then press. System Restore does not monitor your data files or recover them.