Dell 500 user manual

User manual for the device Dell 500

Device: Dell 500
Size: 1,47 MB
Date of adding : 2013-04-10 17:50:18
Number of pages: 54
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Dell™ 500 Service Manual
Before You Begin
Optical Drive
Hard Drive
Center Control Cover
Internal Card With Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
Keyboard
Button Board
Memory
Wireless Mini-Card
Speaker Assembly
Display
Palm Rest
ExpressCard Cage
Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly
Processor Module
System Board Assembly
Coin-Cell Battery
Battery Latch Assembly
Flashing the BIOS
Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors
Notes, Notices, and Cautions
NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make

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Back to Contents Page Before You Begin Dell™ 500 Service Manual Recommended Tools Before Working Inside Your Computer This document provides procedures for removing and installing the components in your computer. Unless otherwise noted, each procedure assumes that: You have performed the steps in Before Working Inside Your Computer. You have read the safety information in your Dell Product Information Guide. When replacing a component, you have already removed the original, if installed. NO

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NOTE: Ensure that the computer is off and not in a power management mode. If you cannot shut down the computer using the operating system, press and hold the power button for 4 seconds. 3. Disconnect your computer and all attached devices from their electrical outlets. NOTICE: To disconnect a network cable, first unplug the cable from your computer, and then unplug it from the network wall jack. 4. Disconnect any telephone or network cables from the computer. 5. Remove any installed cards from

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Back to Contents Page Optical Drive Dell™ 500 Service Manual Removing the Optical Drive 1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin. 2. Turn the computer over. 3. Remove the locking screw from the optical drive. 4. Using a plastic scribe or screwdriver, push the notch to release the optical drive from the bay. 5. Slide the optical drive out of the bay. 1 locking screw 2 notch 3 optical drive Replacing the Optical Drive 1. Slide the optical drive into the bay. 2. Replace and tighten the l

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Back to Contents Page Hard Drive Dell™ 500 Service Manual CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. CAUTION: Do not touch the metal housing of the hard drive if you remove the hard drive from the computer while the drive is hot. NOTICE: To prevent data loss, turn off your computer before removing the hard drive. Do not remove the hard drive while the computer is on or in Sleep state. NOTICE: Hard drives are

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1 hard drive cover 2 screws (2) 3 hard drive Replacing the Hard Drive CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: Hard drives are extremely fragile. Exercise care when handling the hard drive. 1. Replace the hard drive cover and tighten the two screws to secure the cover to the hard drive. NOTICE: Use firm and even pressure to slide the hard drive into place. Excessive force may result in damage to t

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Back to Contents Page Center Control Cover Dell™ 500 Service Manual CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on the back of the computer). NOTICE: To help prevent damage to the system board, you must remove the battery from the battery bay bef

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1 center control cover 2 scribe 3 media control buttons connector 6. Disconnect the cable from the media control buttons connector located underneath the center control cover. 7. Remove the center control cover. 8. Remove the two screws from the top of the keyboard. NOTICE: The key caps on the keyboard are fragile, easily dislodged, and time-consuming to replace. Be careful when removing and handling the keyboard. 1 screws (2) 2 keyboard

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3 keyboard tabs (5) 4 media control buttons connector 9. Lift the keyboard and hold it up and slightly forward to access the media control buttons connector. 10. Disconnect the media control buttons cable from the connector on the system board. Replacing the Center Control Cover 1. Reconnect the media control buttons cable to the connector below the keyboard on the system board. 2. Align the tabs along the bottom of the keyboard and slide them under the palm rest. 3. Press on the right edge

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Back to Contents Page Internal Card With Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Dell™ 500 Service Manual CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on the back of the computer). NOTICE: To help prevent damage to the system board, you must remove the bat

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3. Replace the center control cover (see Replacing the Center Control Cover). Back to Contents Page

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Back to Contents Page Keyboard Dell™ 500 Service Manual CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on the back of the computer). NOTICE: To help prevent damage to the system board, you must remove the battery from the battery bay before you begi

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Replacing the Keyboard 1. Slide the keyboard cable into the keyboard connector. 2. Rotate the keyboard connector latch to secure the cable. 3. Align the tabs along the bottom of the keyboard and slide them under the palm rest. 4. Press on the top right edge to snap the keyboard into place. 5. Replace the two screws on the top of the keyboard. 6. Replace the center control cover (see Replacing the Center Control Cover). Back to Contents Page

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Back to Contents Page Button Board Dell™ 500 Service Manual CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on the back of the computer). NOTICE: To help prevent damage to the system board, you must remove the battery from the battery bay before you

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4. Replace the center control cover (see Replacing the Center Control Cover). Back to Contents Page

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Back to Contents Page Memory Dell™ 500 Service Manual CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. You can increase your computer memory by installing memory modules on the system board. See "Specifications" in your Owner's Manual for information on the memory supported by your computer. Install only memory modules that are intended for your computer. NOTE: Memory modules purchased from Dell are covered under y

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securing clips. NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on the back of the computer). 3. Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory module connector until the module pops up. 4. Remove the module from the connector. 1 securing clips (2) 2 memory module Replacing Memory Module(s) NOTICE: To avoid electrostatic discharge, g

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NOTICE: If the cover is difficult to close, remove the module and reinstall it. Forcing the cover to close may damage your computer. 3. Replace the bottom cover and tighten the eight captive screws. 4. Insert the battery into the battery bay, or connect the AC adapter to your computer and an electrical outlet. 5. Turn on the computer. As the computer boots, it detects the additional memory and automatically updates the system configuration information. To confirm the amount of memory installe

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Back to Contents Page Wireless Mini-Card Dell™ 500 Service Manual CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: To help prevent damage to the system board, you must remove the battery from the battery bay before you begin working inside the computer. If you ordered a wireless Mini-Card with your computer, the card is already installed. Your computer supports Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Mini-Card.

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1 antenna cable connectors 2 securing screw 5. Release the Mini-Card by removing the securing screw. 6. Lift the card out of its system board connector. 1 Mini-Card Replacing Mini-Card NOTICE: The connectors are keyed to ensure correct insertion. If you feel resistance, check the connectors on the card and on the system board, and realign the card. NOTICE: To avoid damage to the Mini-Card, never place cables under the card.


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