Dell Laptop 720 user manual

User manual for the device Dell Laptop 720

Device: Dell Laptop 720
Size: 15,02 MB
Date of adding : 2013-06-28 17:50:24
Number of pages: 218
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Dell™ XPS™ 720
Owner’s Manual
Model DCDO
www.dell.com | support.dell.com

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Notes, Notices, and Cautions NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer. NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem. CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. ® ® If you purchased a Dell™ n Series computer, any references in this document to Microsoft Windows operating systems are not applicable. ____________________ Info

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Contents Finding Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 1 Setting Up and Using Your Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Front and Back View of the Computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Front View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Front I/O Connectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Back View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Back I

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Transferring Information to a New Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Power Management Options in Windows XP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Standby Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Hibernate Mode. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Power Options Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Power Management Options in Windows Vista . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Sleep Mode . . . . . .

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Diagnostic Lights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Beep Codes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 System Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Dell Diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 When to Use Dell Diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Starting Dell Diagnostics From Your Hard Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

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Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Removing PCI and PCI Express Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Installing PCI and PCI Express Cards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 Removing a PCI Express Graphics Card from a Dual Configuration . . . 100 Installing a PCI Express Graphics Card in a Dual Configuration . . . . . 102 Network Adapter and Sound Card Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Drives. . . . . . . . . . .

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Removing the Optional Hard Drive Fan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Installing the Optional Hard Drive Fan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 System Board. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Removing the System Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Installing the System Board. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Power Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 Power Supply (PS

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FCC Notices (U.S. Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 Class A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 Class B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 FCC Identification Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 Contacting Dell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203

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Finding Information NOTE: Some features or media may be optional and may not ship with your computer. Some features or media may not be available in certain countries. NOTE: Additional information may ship with your computer. What Are You Looking For? Find It Here  A diagnostic program for my computer Drivers and Utilities Media  Drivers for my computer Documentation and drivers are already installed on your  My device documentation computer. You can use the Drivers and Utilities media to

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What Are You Looking For? Find It Here  How to set up my computer Setup Diagram  Service Tag and Express Service Code Service Tag and Microsoft Windows Product Key ® ®  Microsoft Windows Product Key Label These labels are located on your computer.  Use the Service Tag to identify your computer when you use support.dell.com or contact support.  Enter the Express Service Code to direct your call when contacting support. 10 Finding Information

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What Are You Looking For? Find It Here  Solutions — Troubleshooting hints and tips, articles Dell Support Website — support.dell.com from technicians, online courses, and frequently asked NOTE: Select your region or business segment to view the questions appropriate support site.  Community — Online discussion with other Dell customers  Upgrades — Upgrade information for components, such as the memory, hard drive, and operating system  Customer Care — Contact information, service call an

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What Are You Looking For? Find It Here  How to reinstall my operating system Operating System Media The operating system is already installed on your computer. To reinstall your operating system, use the Operating System media (see "Restoring Your Operating System" on page 78). After you reinstall the operating system, use the Drivers and Utilities media to reinstall drivers for the devices that came with your computer. The operating system product key label is located on your compute

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Setting Up and Using Your Computer Front and Back View of the Computer Front View 7 6 8 5 4 3 2 9 1 10 11 12 Setting Up and Using Your Computer 13

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1 front I/O connectors Plug USB and other devices into the appropriate connectors (see "Front I/O Connectors" on page 15). 2 3.5-inch drive bays (2) Can hold an optional Media Card Reader or floppy drive. 3-6 5.25-inch drive bays (4) Can hold an optical or SATA hard drive in a 5.25-inch drive bay carrier. NOTE: The hard drive carrier is only for use in the 5.25-inch drive bays. The floppy-drive/Media Card Reader and hard drive carriers are not interchangeable. 7 front panel LEDs (4) Use the se

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Front I/O Connectors 13 2 45 6 7 1 microphone connector Use the microphone connector to attach a personal computer microphone for voice or musical input into a sound or telephony program. 2 headphone connector Use the headphone connector to attach headphones. 3 diagnostic lights (4) Use the sequence of these diagnostics lights to help troubleshoot a problem with your computer (see "Dell Diagnostics" on page 72). 4 hard-drive activity light The hard drive light is on when the computer reads dat

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Back View 1 2 3 4 1 power connector Insert the power cable. The appearance of this connector may differ from what is pictured. 2 back panel LEDs (2) Multi-colored lights provide illumination for the I/O panel on the back of the computer. NOTE: The color of the back panel LEDs can be adjusted in system setup (see "System Setup" on page 166). 3 back I/O connectors Plug USB and other devices into the appropriate connectors (see "Back I/O Connectors" on page 17). 4 card slots Access connectors f

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Back I/O Connectors 13 2 45 6 7 8 9 10 11 15 14 13 12 1 link integrity light  Green — A good connection exists between a 10-Mbps network and the computer.  Orange — A good connection exists between a 100-Mbps network and the computer.  Yellow — A good connection exists between a 1000-Mbps (1-Gbps) network and the computer.  Off — The computer is not detecting a physical connection to the network. 2 network adapter NOTICE: Do not plug a telephone cable into the network adapter connector.

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6 side surround sound Use the (silver) side surround connector to attach additional speakers. connector 7 center subwoofer/LFE Use the (orange) subwoofer connector to attach a single subwoofer. connector NOTE: The LFE (Low Frequency Effects) Audio channel, found in digital surround sound audio schemes, carries only low frequency information of 80 Hz and below. The LFE channel drives a subwoofer to provide extremely low bass extension. Systems not using subwoofers can shunt the LFE information

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CAUTION: The computer stand should be installed at all times to ensure maximum system stability. Failure to install the stand could result in the computer tipping over, potentially resulting in bodily injury or damage to the computer. 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 85. 2 Remove the thumb screw that is installed on the base of the computer. NOTE: If the thumb screw is not already installed in the stand, it has been packaged separately. 3 Insert the six alignment tabs i

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Installing Your Computer in an Enclosure Installing your computer in an enclosure can restrict the airflow and impact your computer’s performance, possibly causing it to overheat. Follow the guidelines below when installing your computer in an enclosure: NOTICE: The operating temperature specifications indicated in your Owner’s Manual reflect the maximum ambient operating temperature. The room’s ambient temperature needs to be a consideration when installing your computer in an enclosure. F


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