Dell Precision M6400 user manual

User manual for the device Dell Precision M6400

Device: Dell Precision M6400
Size: 2,57 MB
Date of adding : 2013-09-25 17:50:35
Number of pages: 54
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book.book Page 1 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM
Dell Precision™ M6400
Setup and Quick Reference Guide
This guide provides a features overview, specifications, and quick setup,
software, and troubleshooting information for your computer. For more
information about your operating system, devices, and technologies, see
the Dell Technology Guide at support.dell.com.
Model PP08X
www.dell.com | support.dell.com

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book.book Page 2 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM 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 operat

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book.book Page 3 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM Contents 1 About Your Computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Back View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Battery Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Wireless Switch and Dell™ Wi-Fi Catcher™ Network Locator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 2 Setting Up Your Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Quick Setup . . . . . . . . . . . .

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book.book Page 4 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Power Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Memory Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Lockups and Software Problems . . . . . . . . . . 29 Dell Technical Update Service. . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Dell Support Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Dell Diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 5 Reinstalling Software . . . . . . . . . .

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book.book Page 5 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM Product Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Returning Items for Warranty Repair or Credit . . . . . 46 Before You Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Contacting Dell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Contents 5

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book.book Page 6 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM 6 Contents

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book.book Page 7 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM About Your Computer Front View 1 2 3 21 20 19 4 5 6 18 17 7 8 16 9 10 15 11 14 13 12 1 camera (optional) and microphone (2) 2 display latch (2) 3 display 4 fingerprint swipe/FIPS reader 5 power button 6 USB 2.0 and eSATA connector About Your Computer 7

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book.book Page 8 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM 7 VGA 8 DisplayPort 9 network connector (RJ-45) 10 ExpressCard slot 11 wireless switch and Wi-Fi Catcher™ 12 keyboard network locator button 13 wireless smartcard reader 14 track stick 15 track stick buttons (3) 16 display latch release 17 touch pad/jog shuttle 18 touch pad buttons (3) 19 keyboard status lights 20 device status lights 21 speakers (2) Back View 1 9 2 3 4 8 5 6 7 1 PC Card slot and Smart Card 2 optical bay slot 3 8-in-1 card

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book.book Page 9 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM 5 audio and microphone 6 1394 port (6-pin, powered) connectors 7 security cable slot 8 AC adapter connector 9 air vents (2) CAUTION: Do not block, push objects into, or allow dust to accumulate in the air vents. Do not store your Dell™ computer in a low-airflow environment, such as a closed briefcase, while it is running. Restricting the airflow can damage the computer or cause a fire.The computer turns on the fan when the computer gets

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book.book Page 10 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM Wireless Switch and Dell™ Wi-Fi Catcher™ Network Locator wireless switch icon Dell Wi-Fi Catcher Network Locator icon Use the wireless switch to enable or disable wireless network devices and the Wi-Fi Catcher Network Locator to locate networks. For information about connecting to the Internet, see "Connecting to the Internet" on page 14. 10 About Your Computer

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book.book Page 11 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM Setting Up Your Computer Quick Setup CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer. CAUTION: The AC adapter works with electrical outlets worldwide. However, power connectors and power strips vary among countries. Using an incompatible cable or improperly connecting the cable to the power strip or electrical outlet may cause fire or equipment damage. N

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book.book Page 12 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM 2 Connect the network cable. 3 Connect USB devices, such as a mouse or keyboard. 4 Connect IEEE 1394 devices, such as a DVD player. 5 Open the computer display and press the power button to turn on the computer. 12 Setting Up Your Computer

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book.book Page 13 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM NOTE: It is recommended that you turn on and shut down your computer at least once before you install any cards or connect the computer to a docking device or other external device, such as a printer. 6 Connect to the Internet. See "Connecting to the Internet" on page 14 for more information. 4 5 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 Internet service 2 cable or DSL modem 3 wireless router 4 laptop with wired connection 5 laptop with wireless connection Settin

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book.book Page 14 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM Connecting to the Internet NOTE: ISPs and ISP offerings vary by country. To connect to the Internet, you need a modem or network connection and an Internet service provider (ISP). If you are using a dial-up connection, connect a telephone line to the modem connector on your computer and to the telephone wall connector before you set up your Internet connection. If you are using a DSL or cable/satellite modem connection, contact your IS

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book.book Page 15 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM 5 Follow the instructions on the screen and use the setup information provided by your ISP to complete the setup. Transferring Information to a New Computer ® ® Microsoft Windows Vista Operating System 1 Click the Windows Vista Start button , and then click Transfer files and settings→ Start Windows Easy Transfer. 2 In the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue. 3 Click Start a new transfer or Continue a transfer in progress. 4 F

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book.book Page 16 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM To prepare a new computer for the file transfer: 1 Open the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard: click Start→ All Programs→ Accessories→ System Tools→ Files and Settings Transfer Wizard. 2 When the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard welcome screen appears, click Next. 3 On the Which computer is this? screen, click New Computer→ Next. 4 On the Do you have a Windows XP CD? screen, click I will use the wizard from the Windows XP CD→ Next. 5

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book.book Page 17 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM Running the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard Without the Operating System Media To run the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard without the Operating System media, you must create a wizard disk that will allow you to create a backup image file to removable media. To create a wizard disk, use your new computer with Windows XP and perform the following steps: 1 Open the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard: click Start→ All Programs→ Acce

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book.book Page 18 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM To transfer data to the new computer: 1 On the Now go to your old computer screen on the new computer, click Next. 2 On the Where are the files and settings? screen, select the method you chose for transferring your settings and files and click Next. Follow the instructions on the screen. The wizard reads the collected files and settings and applies them to your new computer. When all of the settings and files have been applied, the Fin

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book.book Page 19 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM Specifications NOTE: Offerings may vary by region. For more information regarding the configuration of your computer, click Start→ Help and Support and select the option to view information about your computer. Processor ® Processor types Intel Core™ 2 Duo Intel Core 2 Duo Extreme Edition Intel Core 2 Duo Quad Core Intel Core 2 Duo Extreme Edition Quad Core L1 cache 32 KB instruction, 32 KB data cache per core L2 cache Shared 3 MB, 6 M

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book.book Page 20 Monday, September 8, 2008 11:51 AM PC Card NOTE: The PC Card slot is designed only for PC Cards. It does NOT support ExpressCards. CardBus controller Ricoh R5C847 PC Card connector one (supports one Type I or Type II card) Cards supported 3.3 V and 5 V PC Card connector size 80 pins ExpressCard NOTE: The ExpressCard slot is designed only for ExpressCards. It does NOT support PC Cards. ExpressCard connector ExpressCard slot (USB and PCI Express- based interfaces) Cards sup


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