Dell Studio 1457 user manual

User manual for the device Dell Studio 1457

Device: Dell Studio 1457
Size: 1,42 MB
Date of adding : 2013-02-28 17:51:53
Number of pages: 94
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SETUP GUIDE

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SETUP GUIDE Regulatory Model P03G series Regulatory Type P03G001

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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 Studio Laptop . . . . . . . . . . .5 Removing and Replacing the Battery . . . . . 36 Using the Optical Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Before Setting Up Your Computer . . . . . . . . . 5 Connect the AC Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Software Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Connect the Network Cable (Optional) . . . . . 7 Free Fall Sensor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Dell Dock . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Contents Restoring Your Operating System . . . . . . .58 Finding More Information and Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 System Restore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74 Dell DataSafe Local Backup . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Operating System Reinstallation . . . . . . . . . 62 Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87 Information for NOM, or Official Mexi

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

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Setting Up Your Studio 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. NOTE: Use only Dell AC adapter family PA-10, PA-2E, PA-3

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

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Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Press the Power Button 8

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Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Set Up Microsoft Windows ® ® Your Dell computer is preconfigured with Microsoft Windows operating system. To set up Windows for the first time, follow the instructions on the screen. These steps are mandatory and may take some time to complete. The Windows setup screen 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

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Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Install the SIM Card (Optional) NOTE: Installing a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card is not required if you are using an EVDO card to access the Internet. Installing a SIM card allows you to connect to the Internet. To access the Internet you must be within the network of your cellular service provider. To install the SIM: 1. Turn off your computer. 2. Remove the battery (see “Removing and Replacing the Battery” on page 36). 3. In the battery bay, slide the

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Setting Up Your Studio Laptop 2 1 3 1 SIM card slot 2 SIM card 3 battery bay 11

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Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Enable or Disable Wireless (Optional) Press the key or press the keys on the keyboard to enable or disable wireless. The wireless on or off icons appear on the screen to indicate the status. NOTE: The wireless feature is available on your computer only if you purchased a WLAN or a Bluetooth card. Wireless on: Wireless off: For information on changing the behavior of the Fn key, see “Multimedia Control Keys” on page 32. 12

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Setting Up Your Studio Laptop Setting Up a Wired Connection Connect to the Internet • If you are using a dial-up connection, (Optional) connect the telephone line to the external To connect to the Internet, you need an external USB modem (optional) and to the telephone modem or network connection and an Internet wall connector before you set up your Service Provider (ISP). Internet connection. If an external USB modem or WLAN adapter • If you are using a DSL or cable/satellite is not

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Setting Up Your Studio Laptop ® Windows 7 Setting Up a Wireless Connection 1. Ensure that wireless is enabled on your NOTE: To set up your wireless router, computer (see “Enable or Disable Wireless” see the documentation that shipped with on page 12). your router. 2. Save and close any open files, and exit any Before you can use your wireless Internet open programs. connection, you need to connect to your wireless router. 3. Click Start → Control Panel→ Network and Sharing Center→ Conn

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Setting Up Your Studio Laptop To set up your Internet connection: Setting Up Your Internet Connection ® Windows Vista ISPs and ISP offerings vary by country. Contact your ISP for offerings available in your country. NOTE: The following instructions are applicable for the Windows default view, If you cannot connect to the Internet but have so they may not apply if you set your Dell™ successfully connected in the past, the ISP computer to the Windows Classic view. might have a service outag

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Setting Up Your Studio Laptop ® Windows 7 1. Save and close any open files, and exit any open programs. 2. Click Start → Control Panel. 3. Click Network and Sharing Center→ Set up a new connection or network→ Connect to the Internet. The Connect to the Internet window appears. NOTE: If you do not know which type of connection to select, click Help me choose or contact your ISP. 4. Follow the instructions on the screen and use the setup information provided by your ISP to complete the s

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Using Your Studio Laptop This section provides information about the features available on your Studio laptop. Right Side Features 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 18


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