Dell Inspiron P04E user manual

User manual for the device Dell Inspiron P04E

Device: Dell Inspiron P04E
Size: 1,17 MB
Date of adding : 2014-11-01 17:51:36
Number of pages: 84
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INSPIRON
SETUP GUIDE

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™ INSPIRON SETUP GUIDE Model P04E Regulatory type P04E001

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Notes, Cautions, and Warnings NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer. CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem. WARNING: A WARNING 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. __________________ Infor

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Contents ™ Setting Up Your Inspiron Laptop. . . . . . . . .5 Using the Optical Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Display Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Before Setting Up Your Computer . . . . . . . . . 5 Connect the AC Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Removing and Replacing the Battery . . . . . 32 Connect the Network Cable (Optional) . . . . . 7 Software Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Press the Power Button . . . . . . .

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Contents Restoring Your Operating System . . . . . . .51 Finding More Information and Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 System Restore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 Dell Factory Image Restore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Operating System Reinstallation . . . . . . . . . 54 Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76 Macrovision Product Notice. . . . .

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INSPIRON ™ Setting Up Your Inspiron Laptop This section provides information about setting WARNING: Do not block, push objects up your Inspiron laptop. into, or allow dust to accumulate in the air vents. Do not store your Dell™ Before Setting Up Your computer in a low-airflow environment, such as a closed briefcase, while it is Computer powered on. Restricting the airflow can When positioning your computer, ensure that damage the computer or cause a fire. you allow easy access to a pow

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Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Connect the AC Adapter Connect the AC adapter to the computer and then plug it into an electrical outlet or surge protector. WARNING: 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 a power strip or electrical outlet may cause fire or permanent damage to your computer. 6

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Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Connect the Network Cable (Optional) To use a wired network connection, connect the network cable. 7

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Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Press the Power Button 8

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Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Set Up Windows Vista ® Your Dell computer is preconfigured with Windows Vista . To set up Windows Vista for the first time, follow the instructions on the screen. These steps are mandatory and may take up to 15 minutes to complete. The Windows Vista set up screens will take you through several procedures including accepting license agreements, setting preferences, and setting up an Internet connection. CAUTION: Do not interrupt the operating system’s setup p

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Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Enable or Disable Wireless (Optional) 10

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Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop To enable wireless: 1. Ensure that your computer is turned on. 2. Press the wireless key on the keyboard. A confirmation of your selection appears on the screen. Wireless enabled Wireless disabled To disable wireless: Press the wireless key on the keyboard again to turn off all radios. NOTE: The wireless key allows you to quickly turn all of your wireless radios (Bluetooth and WiFi) off, such as when you are asked to disable all wireless radios on an air

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Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Setting Up a Wireless Connection Connect to the Internet Before you can use your wireless Internet (Optional) connection, you need to connect to your To connect to the Internet, you need an external wireless router. modem or network connection and an Internet 1. Ensure that wireless is enabled on your service provider (ISP). computer (see “Enable or Disable Wireless” If an external USB modem or WLAN adapter on page 10). is not a part of your original or

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Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop 1. Save and close any open files, and exit any Setting Up Your Internet Connection open programs. ISPs (Internet Service Providers) and ISP NOTE: The following instructions are offerings vary by country. Contact your ISP for applicable for the Windows default view, offerings available in your country. and may not apply if you set your computer If you cannot connect to the Internet but have to the Windows Classic view. successfully connected in the past, t

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Using Your Inspiron Laptop This section provides information about the features available on your Inspiron laptop. Right Side Features 1 2 3 4 14 INSPIRON

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Using Your Inspiron Laptop 1 ExpressCard slot – Supports 34/54 mm wide ExpressCard. The computer ships with a plastic blank installed in the slot. NOTE: Blanks protect unused slots from dust and other particles. Save the blank for use when no ExpressCard is installed in the slot; blanks from other computers may not fit your computer. 2 Optical drive – Plays or records CDs and DVDs. Ensure that the side with print or writing is facing upward when placing discs on the optical drive tray. 3 Ej

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Using Your Inspiron Laptop Left Side Features 1 2 3 4 5 16

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Using Your Inspiron Laptop 1 Security cable slot – Attaches a commercially available security cable to the computer. NOTE: Before you buy a security cable, ensure that it works with the security cable slot on your computer. 2 AC adapter connector – Connects to an AC adapter to power the computer and charge the battery. 3 VGA connector – Connects to a monitor or projector. 4 Network connector – Connects your computer to a network or a broadband device if you are using a wired network. 5 USB

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Using Your Inspiron Laptop Front Side Features 1 2 3 4 5 18


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