Running the Dell Diagnostics 1 Shut down and restart the computer. Also see your operating system documentation. E x p a n s i o n C a r d Re m o v a l 1 2 3 4 5 1 Card-edgeconnector 2 Expansion card 3 Hinged lever 4 Retention arm 5 Expansion-cardconnector Small Desktop Computer 1 Remove the expansion-cardcage. Rebooting your computer can confirm whether or not these programs are the cause of the problem. For information about the Dell warranty for your computer, see the Setup and Quick Reference Guide. Contact Dell for technical assistance. Even after your computer is turned off and on, the previous message is displayed each time an incorrect or incomplete system password is entered.
If you wait too long and the Microsoft ® Windows ® Windows logo appears, continue to wait until you see the Windows desktop. Contact Dell for technical assistance. The original monitor is defective. Is the device working properly? System Restore actively monitors system file changes and some application file changes to record or store previous versions before the changes occurred. You can also access this service through the technical support service. Did any of the diagnostics tests fail? A change to this option takes effect immediately rebooting the computer is not required.
User settings include display properties, window sizes, toolbar settings, dial-upconnections, Internet bookmarks, and so forth on your computer. Paseo de la Reforma 2620 - 11° Piso Col. Print each file if possible. Try to organize your work so that you do not have to type for extended periods of time. If the problem persists after you perform the suggested problem resolution s , contact Dell for further help. Make sure that the card is fully seated in the slot.
Contact Dell for technical assistance. Repairing a Wet Computer Spills, splashes, and excessive humidity can cause damage to the computer. Contact Dell for technical assistance. Then repeat steps 3, 4, and 5. You are responsible for paying shipping expenses. Fold cables out of the way so that they do not catch on the computer cover. It also tells you when and how to contact Dell for technical or customer assistance.
Continue holding the lever and pull the lever up. Turn off your computer and disconnect it from the electrical outlet for 1 minute; then reconnect the computer, turn it on, and enter system setup. Personal files include the documents, images, spreadsheets, presentations, and e-mailmessages on your computer. Dell computer systems are designed, tested, and classified for their intended electromagnetic environment. Replacing the Battery To replace the battery, perform the following steps: 1 If you have not already done so, make a copy of your configuration information in system setup. These programs are designed to stay resident in computer memory and thus always be available for use.
Finding Information and Assistance The following table lists the resources that Dell provides as support tools. Before you use system setup, you need to know the kind of floppy drive s and hard drive s installed in your computer. You usually configure a drive for cable select by setting a jumper or switch, depending on the drive. Do not lay the heat sink down with the thermal grease touching the work surface. Replace the battery only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Connect the audio cable from the microphone to the microphone jack.
Small Mini-TowerComputer 1 If necessary, disconnect any cables connected to the card. Resets the selected option to its default setting. Check for damaged or frayed cables. A recording prompts you for the information needed to locate and report on your order. Instead, set the drive on a surface such as a foam pad that will sufficiently cushion it. H a r d D r i v e B r a c k e t Ra i l s 1 2 3 1 drive 2 bracket rails 2 3 screws 4 4 Install the hard drive into the computer by gently sliding the drive into place until you hear it securely click. A change to Setup Password becomes effective immediately rebooting the computer is not required.
To remove the power cables, use the cables as leverage and pull away from the clips while simultaneously pulling on the metal clips with your fingers. Files and Settings Transfer Wizard The Files and Settings Transfer Wizard is used to migrate personal files and settings from one computer to another for instance, when upgrading to a new computer. If the computer does not find an operating system on the drive, an error message appears. Contact Dell for technical assistance. Did any of the diagnostics tests fail? On the next start-up,the computer boots according to the devices specified in system setup. Did any of the diagnostics tests fail? Jumper Settings The following figure shows the jumpers on the system board. 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.
. The problem is probably resolved. Contact Dell for technical assistance. In turn, this reduction in electricity usage can reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, the gas primarily responsible for the greenhouse effect, and sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, which are the two primary causes of acid rain. If you want to assign a new password, continue to step 6. If problems occur after installing a device driver, you should first attempt to use Driver Rollback.