Dell Studio XPS PP17S user manual

User manual for the device Dell Studio XPS PP17S

Device: Dell Studio XPS PP17S
Size: 1,08 MB
Date of adding : 2013-11-02 17:52:01
Number of pages: 74
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SETUP GUIDE

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SETUP GUIDE Model PP17S

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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. __________________ Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2008-2009 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction of these materials in any

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Contents ™ Setting Up Your Studio XPS Laptop . . . . . .5 Media, Wireless, and Power Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Before Setting Up Your Computer . . . . . . . . . 5 Computer Base and Keyboard Connect the AC adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Check the Wireless Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Optional Graphics Processor Connect the Network Cable (Optional) . .

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Hardware Troubleshooter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Finding More Information and Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Dell Diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Basic Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 System Restore Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 System Restore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 Dell Factory Image Restore

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™ Setting Up Your Studio XPS Laptop This section provides information to help you set up your Studio XPS 1340 and connect the peripherals. Before Setting Up Your Computer When positioning your computer, ensure that you have easy access to a power source, adequate ventilation, and a level surface to place your computer. Restricting airflow around your computer may cause it to overheat. To prevent overheating ensure that you leave at least 10.2 cm (4 in) at the back of the computer and a

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Setting Up Your Studio XPS™ Laptop CAUTION: The AC adapter works with Connect the AC adapter worldwide power outlets. However, power Connect the AC adapter to the computer and connectors and power strips vary among then plug it into a wall outlet or surge protector. countries. Using an incompatible cable or incorrectly connecting the cable to a power strip or electrical outlet may cause fire or equipment damage. 6

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Setting Up Your Studio XPS™ Laptop This control allows you to quickly turn off all Check the Wireless Control ® your wireless radios (Bluetooth , WiFi, and To turn on wireless, with the computer turned on, WWAN), such as when you are asked to disable gently touch the wireless control on the all wireless radios on an airplane flight. Gently center control cover and then release. touching this control once turns off all wireless radios. Gently touching this control again returns your wire

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Setting Up Your Studio XPS™ Laptop Connect the Network Cable (Optional) To use a wired network connection, connect the network cable. 8

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Setting Up Your Studio XPS™ Laptop Press the Power Control 9

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Setting Up Your Studio XPS™ Laptop ® Set Up Windows Vista Connecting to the Internet Your computer is pre-configured with (Optional) Windows Vista. To set up Windows Vista for NOTE: Internet Service Providers (ISPs) the first time, follow the instructions on the and ISP offerings vary by country. screen. These steps are mandatory and may To connect to the Internet, you need a network take up to 15 minutes to complete. The screens connection or an external modem and an ISP. will take yo

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Setting Up Your Studio XPS™ Laptop Setting Up a Wireless Connection 3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the setup. See the documentation for your router for more information about how to set up and use your If you do not have an ISP icon on your desktop wireless network. or if you want to set up an Internet connection with a different ISP, perform the steps in the Before you can use your wireless Internet following section. connection, you need to connect to your wireles

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Setting Up Your Studio XPS™ Laptop 4. Select either Broadband (PPPoE) or Dial-up, 1. Click the microphone icon, select Device: depending on how you want to connect: Rear Speakers, and plug your rear speaker cable to the audio in/microphone connector. a. Choose Broadband if you will use a DSL, satellite modem, cable TV modem, 2. Click the middle headphone icon, select or wireless technology connection. Device: Center/LFE Speaker, and plug your center/woofer speaker cable to the middle b.

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Setting Up Your Studio XPS™ Laptop To remove the battery: Removing and Replacing the 1. Shut down the computer and turn it over. Battery 2. Slide the battery release latch to the unlock CAUTION: Using an incompatible battery position. may increase the risk of fire or explosion. This computer should only use a battery 3. Slide the battery out. purchased from Dell. Do not use batteries To replace the battery, slide the battery into the from other computers. bay until the battery clicks in

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™ Using Your Studio XPS Your computer has several indicators, controls, buttons, and features that provide information at-a-glance and time-saving shortcuts for common tasks. Device Status Lights 1 2 3 4 14

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Using Your Studio XPS™ 3 WiFi status light – Turns on when 1 Hard drive activity light – Turns wireless networking is enabled. on when the computer reads or writes Use the wireless control to quickly turn all data. A flashing light indicates hard wireless communication On or Off. drive activity. NOTICE: To avoid loss of data, never 4 WWAN status light – Turns on when turn off the computer while the hard WWAN is enabled. drive activity light is flashing. ® 2 Bluetooth status light (

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Using Your Studio XPS™ Right Side Features 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 16

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Using Your Studio XPS™ 4 Optical drive – Can either play, read, or 1 ExpressCard slot – Supports one write to standard-size and shape (12 cm) ExpressCard. CDs, and DVDs. Ensure that the side with print or writing is facing upward when 2 IEEE 1394 connector – Connects to inserting discs. high-speed serial multimedia devices, NOTICE: Do not use non-standard- such as digital video cameras. size or shape discs (including 3 Backlit keyboard – Provides visibility mini-CDs and mini-DVDs) as

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Using Your Studio XPS™ 5 6 eSATA/USB combo connector AC adapter connector – Connects with PowerShare – Connects to eSATA to the AC adapter which powers the compatible storage devices (such as computer and charges the battery. external hard-disk drives or optical drives) 7 Power light – Illuminates when the or USB devices (such as a mouse, keyboard, computer is powered on. The different printer, external drive, or MP3 player). This lights indicate the following: connector can also be u


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