Dell Dimension 9200 Owner's Manual

Dell Dimension 9200 Manual

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  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    Dell™ XPS™ 410 Owner's Manual Service Tag CD or DVD eject button CD or DVD activity light FlexBays (2) for optional floppy drive ... Media Card Reader microphone connector headphone connector diagnostic lights hard drive activity light power button USB 2.0 connectors (2) power ...
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    ... forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, Inspiron, Dell Precision, Dimension, OptiPlex, ..., PowerEdge, PowerVault, PowerApp, PowerConnect, XPS, DellNet, Dell TravelLite, Dell OpenManage, and StrikeZone are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Core is trademark of Intel Corporation; Intel, ...
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    Contents Finding Information ... 9 1 Setting Up and Using Your Computer . Front View of... Computer Back View of the Computer Back Panel Connectors Connecting Monitors . ... 13 13 15 16... Adapter Network Setup Wizard ... ... Transferring Information to a New Computer . Running the Files and Settings ...
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    ...Using Blank CDs and DVDs . Helpful Tips ... Using a Media Card Reader (Optional)...Overview ...Standby Mode ...Hibernate Mode ...Power Options Properties Cleaning Your Computer . ... Cleaning ... Utility Using the Intel® Application Accelerator Dell DataSafe (Optional) . ... Intel® Viiv™ Technology ...
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    3 Troubleshooting Tools Diagnostic Lights. Dell Diagnostics ... 49 49 52 53 54 54 54 55 56 56 56 58 ... ... Dell Diagnostics Main Menu Drivers ...... Hardware Incompatibilities Restoring Your Operating System ... Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore . Using Dell PC Restore by Symantec...
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    ...74 75 Network Problems . Power Problems ... Printer Problems . Scanner Problems Sound and ...Cover . Inside View of Your Computer . System Board Components. Memory . ... ... ... Memory Overview Installing Memory . Removing Memory Cards ... PCI Cards ...PCI Express Cards Drive Panels ... Removing ...
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    ... 115 116 117 118 120 120 121 General Installation Guidelines . Hard Drive ... Removing a Hard ... ... Clearing Forgotten Passwords. Clearing CMOS Settings . ... Dell Technical Support Policy (U.S. Only) . Definition of "Dell-Installed" Software and Peripherals Definition of "Third-Party" Software ...
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    FCC Notice (U.S. Only) FCC Class B Contacting Dell . ... 136 136 137 ... Glossary Index . ... 159 169 ... 8 Contents
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    ...or media may not be available in certain countries. NOTE: This Owner's Manual is available as a PDF at support.dell.com. NOTE... NOTE: Drivers and documentation updates can be found at support.dell.com Warranty information Terms and Conditions (U.S. only) Safety instructions Regulatory information ...
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    ... 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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    ... floppy drives, Intel® processors, optical drives, and USB devices. DSS is necessary for correct operation of your Dell computer. • How to use Windows XP • How to work with programs and files • How to personalize my desktop Find It Here Dell Support Website ...
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    ... products and the Linux operating system • Additional information regarding Linux and my Dell Precision computer Dell Supported Linux Sites • linux.dell.com • lists.us.dell.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-precision 12 Finding Information
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    Setting Up and Using Your Computer Front View of the Computer 1 12 2 11 3 10 9 8 7 4 6 5 Setting Up and Using Your Computer 13
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    ... or musical input into a sound or telephony program. Use the Service Tag to identify your computer when you access the Dell Support website or contact support. 9 10 11 12 diagnostic lights (4) headphone connector microphone connector Service Tag 14 ...
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    Back View of the Computer 1 4 2 3 1 2 3 4 power connector back I/O connectors card slots (6) power selection switch Insert the power cable...Access connectors for any installed PCI or PCI Express cards. Manually select AC input power: 115 volts or 230 volts Setting Up and Using Your Computer 15
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    ... force the network speed to 10 Mbps to ensure reliable operation. 3 network activity light Flashes a yellow light when the computer is transmitting or receiving network data. A ... bootable USB devices. 4 USB 2.0 connectors (2) (rear dual) 16 Setting Up and Using Your Computer
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    ... the card. Connecting Monitors CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTE: Your computer supports one VGA and one DVI connector. If you are connecting two ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    If you purchased a graphics card that supports dual monitors, follow these instructions to connect and enable your monitors. The instructions ..., then connect the adapter to the (white) DVI connector on the back of the computer. 1 2 3 Two VGA Connectors 4 One VGA Connector and one ...
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    ... 17). Changing the Display Settings 1 After you connect the monitor(s) or television, turn on the computer. The Microsoft® Windows® desktop displays on the primary monitor. 2 Enable clone mode or extended desktop mode in the display settings. • •...
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    ... Obtain and install updated drivers Connect the printer to the computer Load paper and install the toner or ink cartridge Contact the printer manufacturer...connect USB devices while the computer is turned on. 1 Complete the operating system setup, if you have not already done ...
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    ...-up connection, you need an add-in PCI modem expansion card. If you are using a dial-up connection, connect a... exit any open programs. 2 Double-click the MSN Explorer or AOL icon on the Microsoft® Windows® desktop. 3 Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the setup. Setting Up and Using ...
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    ... you do not have an MSN Explorer or AOL icon on your desktop, or if you want to set up an Internet ... the network cable into the network adapter connector on the computer. Do not plug the network cable into the modem connector on the computer. Do not plug a network cable into a telephone wall jack. 1 ...
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    ... the connection method This computer connects directly to the Internet enables the integrated firewall provided with Windows XP Service Pack. 4 Complete the checklist and required preparations...a new computer. You can transfer data, such as E-mail messages Toolbar settings Window sizes ...
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    ...titled How to Set Up a Direct Cable Connection Between Two Computers in Windows XP. This information may not be available in some countries. For transferring... the Windows XP Operating System CD. 2 On the Welcome to Microsoft Windows XP screen, click Perform additional tasks. 3 Under...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... backup image file to removable media. To create a wizard disk, use your new computer with Windows XP and perform the following steps:..., then click Next. 5 On the Do you have a Windows XP CD? screen, click I want to ...the Now go to your old computer message appears, do not click Next. 8 Go to ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...com for document #PA1089586 (How Do I Transfer Files From My Old Computer to My New Dell Computer Using the Microsoft® Windows® XP Operating System?). NOTE: Access to the Dell™ Knowledge Base document may not be available in some countries. Playing CDs ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... to copy CDs, see the CD software that came with your computer. NOTE: Ensure that you observe all copyright laws when you create CDs or DVDs. A CD player includes the following basic buttons: Play ... Restart the current chapter Play Fast forward Setting Up and Using Your Computer 27
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... or DVDs. This section applies only to computers that have a DVD+/-RW, or CD-RW/DVD (combo) drive. NOTE: The types of CD or DVD drives offered by Dell may vary by country. 28 Setting Up and Using Your Computer
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...you experience recording problems, check for available software patches on the Sonic support website at www.sonic.com. The DVD-writable drives installed in Dell computers can write to and read DVD+/-R, DVD+/-RW and DVD+R DL (dual layer) media, but ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... Creator Plus. Music MP3 files can be played only on MP3 players or on computers that have MP3 software installed. Commercially available DVD players used in home theater systems may not support all available DVD formats. For a list of formats supported by your DVD player...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    Using a Media Card Reader (Optional) Use the Media Card Reader to transfer data directly to your computer. The Media Card Reader supports the following memory types xD-Picture Card SmartMedia (SMC) CompactFlash Type I and II (CF I/II) ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... a card, contact Dell. Power Management Overview The Microsoft® Windows® XP power management features can reduce the...to the operating state it was in prior to entering the mode. NOTE: Windows XP Professional includes security and networking features not available in Windows XP Home Edition. When a...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... a special file on your hard drive with enough disk space to store the contents of the computer memory, Dell creates an appropriately sized hibernate ... shipping the computer to you. If the computer's hard drive becomes corrupted, Windows XP recreates the hibernate file automatically. ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...Management - If you want your computer to run with minimal power conservation. Max Battery ...you to Place the power options icon in the Windows taskbar for quick access. Set the computer to prompt .... 3 In the Performance and maintenance window, click Conserving power on your computer. Cleaning Your...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...one part dishwashing detergent. Do not soak the cloth or let water drip inside your computer or keyboard. Cleaning the ... use compressed air to clean the lens in the CD/DVD drive, and follow the instructions that come with the compressed air. Never touch the lens in the drive. If you notice problems...
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    36 Setting Up and Using Your Computer
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    ... simultaneously. It is recommended that you use the Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) or later operating system because Windows XP is optimized to take advantage of HyperThreading ... industry for different types of uses. Your Dell Dimension™ computer supports RAID level 0 and RAID ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... RAID configured for RAID level 0 segment 1 segment 3 segment 5 hard drive 1 segment 2 segment 4 segment 6 hard drive 2 Another advantage of a RAID level 0 configuration is that it utilizes the full storage capacities of... combine to provide 240 GB of hard drive space on which to store data. NOTE: ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ..., even if you did not select a RAID configuration when the computer was purchased. You must have at least two hard drives installed in your computer to set up a RAID configuration.... see "About Your RAID Configuration" on page 37. For instructions on how to install a hard drive, see "Installing a...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...> to exit system setup and resume the boot process. Using the Intel® RAID Option ROM Utility NOTE: Hard drives of any size may be ... press . 13 Install the operating system (see "Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore" on page 56). 40 Optimizing Performance
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    ... press . 12 Install the operating system (see "Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore" on page 56). Deleting a RAID Volume... you want to keep before continuing. NOTICE: If your computer currently boots to RAID and you delete the RAID volume in the Intel RAID Option ROM utility, your computer...
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    ...want to configure the two new drives into a RAID volume. You already have a two-hard drive computer configured into a volume, but you still have some space left on the volume ...not see an Actions menu option, you have not yet set your computer to RAID-enabled mode (see "Setting Your...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...: The following procedure will result in the loss of all data on the hard drives in your RAID configuration. Back up any... Actions menu option, you have not yet set your computer to RAID-enabled mode (see ...arrow. Click to add a second hard drive until two drives appear in the Selected window, and then ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... option, you have not yet set your computer to RAID-enabled mode ..., select Create RAID Volume From Existing Hard Drive to launch the Migration Wizard. 4 Click... KB as your strip size. 8 On the Select Source Hard Drive screen, double-click... option, you have not yet set your computer to RAID-enabled mode...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... level 1 configuration fails, the computer automatically rebuilds the mirror configuration using the spare hard drive as the failed member's replacement. To... RAID Level 1 Configuration If your computer does not have a spare hard drive, and the computer has reported a degraded RAID level 1 volume, ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... automatically stores periodic copies of your computer's hard drive data. Not only does Dell DataSafe help you to store and protect your valuable .... Intel Viiv technology is an option for systems that are ordered with Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005 and dual core ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... System Setup" on page 127). 2 Press the arrow keys to highlight the Power Management menu option, then press to access ... boxes for Enable away mode and Options are checked. 4 Click the Advanced tab. 5 From the When I press the power button on my computer drop-down menu, select Do Nothing. 6 ...
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    48 Optimizing Performance
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    ... this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. To help you troubleshoot a problem, your computer has four lights labeled 1, 2,... working electrical outlet (see "Power Problems" on page 71). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell"...
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    ... type into your computer (see "Installing Memory" on page 83). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting ... install a working graphics card into your computer. • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). Reseat all power and data cables. A possible ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... your computer (see "Installing Memory" on page 83). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (...is supported by your computer (see "Memory" on page 123). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (... and Hardware Incompatibilities" on page 56). 4 If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ...problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). • Ensure that all hard drive and CD/DVD cables are properly connected...contact Dell for technical assistance. NOTE: The Dell Diagnostics only operate on Dell computers. 1 Turn on (or restart) your computer. 2 When...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... and problem description and follow the instructions on the screen. If you cannot resolve the error condition, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell"...: The Service Tag for your computer is located at the top of each test screen. When contacting Dell support, have your Service Tag ready. 3 If you run a ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... its own set of specialized commands that only its driver recognizes. Dell ships your computer to you with required drivers already installedମ. of your problem and, if necessary, update the driver. Windows XP 1 Click Start, then click Control Panel. 2 Click System. 3 In the System Properties window,...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... your computer might not work correctly. Using Windows XP Device Driver Rollback If a problem occurs on your computer after you install or update a driver, use Windows XP Device Driver Rollback to replace the ...driver files to your hard drive, click Start, and then right-click My Computer. 2...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... Restore did not resolve your operating system problem. • • Using Microsoft Windows XP System ...The Microsoft Windows XP operating system provides System Restore to allow you to return your computer... and may not apply if you set your Dell computer to the Windows Classic view. 56 Troubleshooting...
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    ... Restore. 3 Follow the instructions on the screen. Restoring the Computer to an Earlier Operating State If problems occur after ... Driver Rollback (see "Using Windows XP Device Driver Rollback" on page 55) to resolve the .... Enabling System Restore If you reinstall Windows XP with less than 200 MB of ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ...PC Restore by Symantec NOTICE: Using Dell PC Restore permanently deletes all data on the hard drive and removes any applications or... did not resolve your operating system problem. NOTE: Dell PC Restore by Symantec is not available in all countries or on all computers. Use Dell PC Restore by Symantec ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... Dell PC Restore NOTICE: Removing Dell PC Restore from the hard drive permanently deletes the PC Restore utility from your computer. After you have removed Dell PC Restore, you will not be ...s operating system. Dell PC Restore enables you to restore your hard drive to the operating state it...
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    60 Troubleshooting Tools
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    Solving Problems Troubleshooting Tips Follow these tips when you troubleshoot your computer If you added or removed a part before the ... (see "Replacing the Battery" on page 120). If the battery still does not work properly, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). Solving Problems 61
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    ... Your Computer" on page 34. CHECK THE CABLE CONNECTIONS R U N T H E H A R D W A R E TR O U B L E S H O O T E R - See "Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore" on page 56. R U N T H E D E L L D I A G N O S T I C S - See "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52. CD and DVD drive ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... the CD/DVD-RW. TU R N O F F S T A N D B Y M O D E I N W I N D O W S B E F O R E W R I T I N G T O A C D / D V D - R W D I S C - Search for the keyword standby in Windows Help. Hard drive problems RUN CHECK DISK - 1 Click Start, then click My Computer. 2 Right-...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... and then click Modem Helper. Follow the instructions on the screen to identify and resolve modem problems. Modem Helper is not available on all computers. VE R I F Y T H A T T H E M O D E M I S C O M M U N I C A T I N G W I T H W I N D O W S - 1 Click Start, then click ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... your computer to restore computer resources. If so, run the program that you want to use first. O P E R A T I N G S YS T E M N O T F O U N D - Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). Solving Problems 65
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    Media Card Reader Problems N O D R I V E L E T T E R I S A S S I G N E D - When Microsoft Windows XP detects the Media Card Reader,... after the physical drives is mapped to a network drive, Windows XP does not automatically ... of the four Media Card Reader slots are mapped to a drive even if no media ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...instructions in the Product Information Guide. The computer does not start up C H E C K T H E D I A G N O S T I C L I G H T S - See "Diagnostic Lights" on page 49. ENSURE THAT THE POWER CABLE IS FIRMLY CONNECTED TO THE COMPUTER AND TO THE ELECTRICAL OUTLET The computer stops ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... configures a program so that it runs in an environment similar to non-Windows XP operating system environments. 1 Click Start, point ... mouse, press and hold the power button for at least 8 to 10 seconds until the computer turns off, and then restart your computer. Other software problems CHECK THE ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ...Dell Diagnostics (see "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52). IF YOU EXPERIENCE OTHER MEMORY PROBLEMS - ... information about the type of memory supported by your computer, see "Memory" on page 123. • Run the Dell Diagnostics (see "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52). Mouse Problems CAUTION: Before you perform ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ...the network connector on the back of the computer and the network jack. C H E C K T H E N E T W O R K L I G H T S O N T H E B A C K O F T H E C O M P U T E R - If the link integrity light is off, no... lights, see "Controls and Lights" on page 126. RESTART THE COMPUTER AND LOG ON TO THE NETWORK AGAIN...
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    ... section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. I F T H E P O W E R L I G H T I S G R E E N A N D T H E C O M P U T E R I S N O T R E S P O N D I N G - See "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52. I F T H E P O W E R L I G H T I S B L I N K I N G G R E E N - The computer is in ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... printer documentation for setup and troubleshooting information. ENSURE THAT THE PRINTER IS TURNED ON CHECK THE PRINTER CABLE ...s manufacturer. C H E C K T H E S C A N N E R D O C U M E N T A T I O N — See the scanner documentation for setup and troubleshooting information. 72 Solving Problems
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ...scanner is listed, Windows recognizes the scanner. R E I N S T A L L T H E S C A N N E R D R I V E R - See the scanner documentation for instructions. Sound and Speaker Problems CAUTION: Before... your screen. Ensure that the volume is turned up and that the sound is not muted. Solving Problems 73
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    ... this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTE: See the monitor documentation for troubleshooting procedures. The screen ... extension cables and connect the monitor directly to the computer. • Swap the computer and monitor power cables to determine if the power...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... press the button to ensure that the monitor is turned on. • If the power light is lit or blinking, the monitor has power. • If the power light is blinking, press a key on the keyboard or move the mouse ... tab. 3 Adjust Screen resolution and Color quality settings, as needed. Solving Problems 75
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    76 Solving Problems
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    ... require the following tools Small flat-blade screwdriver Phillips screwdriver Flash BIOS update program (download from support.dell.com) Turning Off Your Computer NOTICE: To avoid losing data, save and close any open files and exit any ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ...its pins. CAUTION: When working inside the computer, be aware that the processor heat-sink assembly, power supply, graphics card, and other ... technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... are working on a level, protected surface to avoid scratching either the computer or the surface on which it is resting. 3 Lay your computer on its side ... the cover release latch on the top panel. 1 2 3 1 cover release latch 2 computer cover 3 hinge tabs (3) 5 Locate the three hinge tabs on the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. 1 9 8 2 7 6 5 4 3 1 4 7 power supply card fan CD or DVD drive 2 5 8 system board media card reader (optional) ...
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    ... 5 20 6 19 7 8 9 18 10 17 11 16 12 15 1 4 7 memory module connectors (1, 2, 3, 4) front panel I/O connector FlexBay USB connector 2 5 8 14 battery socket (BATTERY) main power connector clear CMOS jumper (CLRCMOS) 3 6 9 13 SATA Connectors SATA0, SATA1...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ...PCI Express x4 card connector PS/2 and Serial connector CPU fan connector Memory You can increase your computer memory by installing memory modules on the system board. For information on the type of memory supported by your computer, see "Memory" on...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... purchased the new modules from Dell. If possible, do not pair an original memory module with a new memory module. Otherwise, your...1-GB DIMMs. Current operating systems, such as Microsoft® Windows® XP can only use a maximum of 4 GB of address space; , however, the amount of memory available to the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    4 Press out the securing clip at each end of the memory module connector. 5 Align the notch on the bottom of the module with the crossbar in the connector. 3 2 1 1) 2 3 4 3 2 1 4 4 1 4 cutouts (2) crossbar 2 memory module 3 notch 84 Removing and Installing Parts
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    ... electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 9 Right-click the My Computer icon, then ... Removing Memory CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions ..."Removing the Computer Cover" on page 78). 3 Press out the securing clip at each end of the memory ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    Cards CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in ... Product Information Guide. NOTICE: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge ... Card" on page 92. Installing a PCI Card NOTE: Dell offers an optional customer kit ...
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    1 5 4 3 2 1 4 release tabs (2) alignment bar 2 5 filler bracket card retention door 3 alignment guide Removing and Installing Parts 87
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ...card retention door 4 If your computer includes a card retention mechanism to secure the x16 ... 7. 6 If you are replacing a card that is already installed in the computer, remove the card. If necessary, ..., be sure to unplug your computer from its electrical outlet before installing any cards. 8 Place ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...4 fully seated card bracket caught outside of slot 2 5 not fully seated card alignment bar 3 6 bracket within slot alignment guide 9 Before you ... of the card or filler bracket fits around the alignment guide. 1 2 1 card retention door 2 release tabs (2) Removing and...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... the cards. Cables routed over the cards can prevent the computer cover from closing properly or cause damage to... the computer cover, reconnect the computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. ...If you need a filler bracket, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). NOTE: ...
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    4 Replace the computer cover, reconnect the computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 5 Remove the card driver from the operating... you removed an add-in network connector: a b PCI Express Cards Your computer supports One PCI Express x1 card One ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... 2 5 release tabs (2) alignment guide 3 6 lever on chassis wall (may not be present on all computers) alignment bar 2 If present on your ..., it will remain in the open position. 4 If your computer includes a card retention mechanism to secure the x16 card, press the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... retention mechanism 3 card retention door 5 If you are installing a new card, remove the filler bracket to create a card-slot opening. Then continue with step 7. 6 If you are replacing a card that is already installed in the computer, remove the existing card. If necessary,...
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    ...card for information on configuring the card, making internal connections, or otherwise customizing it for your computer. CAUTION... to unplug your computer from its electrical outlet before installing any cards. 9 If you... damage the system board. 10 Place the card in the connector and press down firmly...
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    ... 4 fully seated card bracket caught outside of slot 2 5 not fully seated card alignment bar 3 6 bracket within slot alignment guide 11 Ensure that:... the alignment bar. The notch in the top of the card or filler bracket fits around the alignment guide. 12 If you removed a ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ...or behind the cards. Cables routed over the cards can prevent the computer cover from closing properly or cause damage to the equipment. NOTICE: To connect a network cable,... Replace the computer cover, reconnect the computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 14 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... 77. 2 Remove the computer cover (see "Removing the Computer Cover" on page 78). 2 3 1 6 5 4 1 4 card retention door filler bracket 2 5 release tabs (2) alignment guide 3 6 lever on chassis wall (may not be present on all computers) alignment bar 3 If present on your computer, ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    4 Push the two release tabs on the card retention door toward each other and pivot the door open. ... 2 card retention mechanism 3 card retention door 5 If your computer includes a card retention mechanism to secure the x16 card, press the release tab downward gently and then pivot the mechanism ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...slot opening. If you need a filler bracket, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). NOTE: Installing filler brackets...10 Replace the computer cover, reconnect the computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 11 Remove the card driver from the operating system. 12 If you...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... Panels CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. CAUTION: To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before removing ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...panel to the left to release the panel from its side hinges. 4 Set the drive panel aside in a secure location. Removing the Drive-Panel ... panel 2 drive-panel insert tab 3 drive-panel insert 1 Turn the drive panel sideways and find the tip of the drive-panel insert tab that latches over a tab on...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... drive-panel insert tab 1 Slide the tab on the left side of the drive-panel insert under the center drive ... drive-panel insert into place and snap the drive-panel insert tab over the corresponding tab ...the drive-panel insert is correctly seated in the drive panel. 102 Removing and Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... into place and the drive panel snaps into place on the front panel. Drives Your computer supports Two hard drives (Serial ATA) Two FlexBay drives (can contain an optional floppy drive and an optional Media Card Reader) Two CD or DVD drives Removing and Installing Parts 103
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...", starting with SATA4. Serial ATA hard drives and CD/DVD drives are connected to the connectors labeled "...the Product Information Guide. CAUTION: To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before opening the cover. NOTICE: To avoid damage to the drive, ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... in "Before You Begin" on page 77. 2 Remove the computer cover (see "Removing the Computer Cover" on page 78). 3 Disconnect the power and hard drive cables from the drive. 1 2 1 power cable 2 hard drive cable 4 Press in on the tabs on each...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... the documentation for the drive to verify that the drive is configured for your computer. 5 If your replacement hard drive does not have the hard drive ... drive 2 hard drive bracket 8 Connect the power and hard drive cables to the hard drive. 106 Removing and Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...1 power cable 2 hard drive cable 9 Check all connectors to be certain that they are properly ...11 Connect your computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them ... configuration. See the documentation that came with the hard drive for instructions about installing any software required ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...cover (see "Removing the Computer Cover" on page 78). 4 Press in on the tabs on each side of the hard drive bracket ...drive bracket onto the new hard drive. NOTICE: Do not install any drive into the ...hard drive bracket 7 Connect the power and hard drive cables to the drive. 8 Check all connectors to ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...the computer. 10 Connect your computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 11 When you restart your computer, enter system setup (see...Removing the Drive Panel" on page 100). 4 Disconnect the power and floppy drive cables from the back of the floppy drive. 5...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    6 1 5 2 4 3 1 4 power cable sliding plate lever 2 5 floppy drive cable sliding plate 3 6 floppy drive processor shroud 6 Pull the sliding plate to the right and hold in place. 7 Slide the floppy drive out of the floppy drive bay. 110 Removing and Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...its side so that the system board is on the bottom of the inside of the computer. 4 Remove the drive panel (see "Removing the ... clicks into place and the drive snaps into position. 8 Attach the power and floppy-drive... Connect your computer and devices to their electrical outlets, and then turn them on...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... Setup" on page 127) and select the appropriate Diskette Drive option. 14 Verify that your computer works correctly by running the Dell Diagnostics (see "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52). Media Card Reader For information on using the Media Card ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    2 1 1 Media Card Reader (not present on all computers) 2 USB cable Removing and Installing Parts 113
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... 3 1 sliding plate 2 sliding plate lever 3 Media Card Reader (not present on all computers) 6 Pull the sliding plate to the right and hold... 103). 9 Replace the computer cover (see "Replacing the Computer Cover" on page 121). 10 Power up the system and enter system setup (see "System Setup" on...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... Reader CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    .... 11 Replace the computer cover (see "Replacing the Computer Cover" on page 121). 12 Power up the system and enter system setup (see "System Setup... in the Product Information Guide. CAUTION: To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...78). 3 Remove the drive panel (see "Removing the Drive Panel" on page 100). 4 Disconnect the power cable from the back of the drive and the CD/DVD drive cable from the back of the drive and the system board. 1 2 3 1 CD/DVD drive cable 2 power cable 3 system board Removing and ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... the computer cover (see "Replacing the Computer Cover" on page 121). 9 If you are removing and not replacing this drive, then be sure to...configuration. Installing a CD/DVD Drive 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 77 2 Remove the computer cover (see "Removing...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... screws (3) 6 Slide the drive into the drive bay until the drive clicks into position. 7 Connect the power cable to the drive and the CD/DVD cable to the drive and system board. 1 2 3 1 CD/DVD cable 2 power cable 3 system board Removing and Installing Parts ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...with the drive for instructions on installing any software required for drive operation. 13 Verify that your computer works correctly by running the Dell Diagnostics (see "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52). Battery Replacing the Battery CAUTION: Before you ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...plug it into the computer. 8 Connect your computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 9 Enter ... are connected, and fold cables out of the way. Gently pull the power cables toward you so that they do not get caught underneath the drives. 2 Ensure that no tools or extra parts are...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... it closes. 4 Ensure that both sides of the cover are locked. If not, repeat all of step 3. NOTICE: To connect a network cable, first ... into the network wall jack and then plug it into the computer. 5 Connect your computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 122 Removing and...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... 2 Duo at least 2 MB on Intel Pentium D, Pentium 4, and Core processors Level 2 (L2) Cache Memory Type Memory connectors Memory capacities Minimum memory Maximum memory BIOS address Computer Information Chipset DMA channels Interrupt levels BIOS chip (NVRAM)...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    Audio Type Sigmatel 9227 audio codec Internal 7.1 channel or PCI option cards Expansion Bus Bus type Bus speed Bus throughput PCI 32-bit (PCI Specification 2.2) PCI Express x1, x4, and x16 (PCI express 1.1a) PCI: 33 MHz PCI Express:100 MHz PCI Express: x1 slot bidirectional speed - 500 MB/s x4 slot ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... two 3.5-inch drive bays (FlexBay) two 5.25-inch drive bays serial ATA hard drives, serial ATA DVD drive, and serial ATA DVD/CD-RW combo drive, floppy drive, Media Card Reader two 3.5-inch hard-drive bays System board connectors: Serial ATA FlexBay Drive Fan PCI PCI ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...state; solid green for poweron state. amber light - Blinking amber indicates a problem with the power supply inside the computer. If the system cannot boot and there is a solid amber light, this indicates a problem with the system board...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... To set or change a user-selectable option such as the user password To read the current amount of memory or set the type of hard drive installed To flash the BIOS with an update Before you use system setup, it is recommended that you write ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...continue to wait until you see the Microsoft® Windows® desktop, then shut down your computer (see "Turning Off Your Computer" ... list containing features that define the configuration of your computer, including installed hardware, power conservation, and security features. Scroll ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... insert a boot device and restart the computer, this option appears in the system setup menu. To boot from a USB memory device, select the USB device ... ) so that it becomes the first device in the list. CPU Info Memory Info Date/Time Boot Sequence Drives Diskette Drive Identifies and defines the...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... setting specifies which video controller is primary when two video controllers are present on the computer. Performance Multiple CPU Core Virtualization SpeedStep HyperThreading HDD Acoustic Mode If your computer processor supports more than one core, this option appears ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... does not work if you turn off your computer using a power ... does not work if you turn off your computer using a power .... Remote Wake Up This option allows the computer to power up when a NIC or Remote Wakeup-... from a network prior to using the boot sequence. NOTE: The system can be powered up remotely...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...NOTE: The computer attempts to boot from all bootable devices, but if no bootable device is found, the computer generates an error ..., the computer generates an error message. Follow the on-screen instructions to retry the boot. • Onboard SATA Hard Drive - The computer attempts to boot from the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...has no operating system, the computer attempts to boot from the next bootable device. USB Device - Insert the memory device into a USB port and restart the computer. When F12 = Boot Menu appears... you see the Microsoft Windows desktop, then shut down your computer (see "Turning Off Your ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...outlets, and then turn them on. 5 After the Microsoft® Windows® desktop appears on your computer, shut down the computer (see "Turning Off Your ... the monitor and disconnect it from the electrical outlet. 7 Disconnect the computer power cable from the electrical outlet, then press the...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. Dell Technical Support Policy (U.S. Only) Technician-.... Dell provides limited technical support for the computer and any "Dell-installed" software and ... and any optional support service contract purchased with the computer. All Dell-standard components ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...Antivirus, etc.). Dell-installed peripherals include any internal expansion cards, or Dell-branded module bay or PC Card accessories. In addition... or software program sold by Dell not under the Dell brand (printers, scanners, cameras, games, etc.). Support for all third-party software and peripherals...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... Dell electronically, you can access the following websites: • • www.dell.com support.dell.com (support) NOTE: Toll-free numbers are for use ... participating countries. If you do not see a telephone number listed that is specific for XPS computers, you may contact Dell through the support number ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...Support (servers and storage) Website: www.dell.com.ar E-mail: [email protected] E-mail for desktop and portable computers: [email protected] E-mail for servers ...General Support 13DELL-133355 International Access Code: 0011 E-mail: support.ap.dell.com/contactus 138 Appendix
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    .../Corporate Customer Care Support for XPS Home/Small Business Support for all other Dell computers Preferred Accounts/Corporate Support ...@dell.com Technical Support 1-800-534-3142 02 481 92 96 02 481 92 ...: support.euro.dell.com Tech Support for XPS Tech Support for all other Dell computers Tech ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... www.dell.com/br E-mail: [email protected] Customer Care and Tech Support Technical Support ... Order Status: www.dell.ca/ostatus AutoTech (automated Hardware and Warranty Support) Customer Service (...: 1-877-261-0242 Cayman Islands E-mail: [email protected] Technical Support 140 Appendix
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: www.dell.com/cl E-mail: [email protected] Sales and Customer Support Technical Support (CTC) Technical Support (ENTEL) ... (Xiamen) Country Code: 86 City Code: 592 Technical Support website: support.dell.com.cn Technical Support E-mail: ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...: 00 Country Code: 45 Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all other Dell computers Customer Care (Relational) Home/Small Business Customer Care Switchboard (Relational) Switchboard Fax (Relational) ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...-Free Numbers Website: www.dell.com/ec E-mail: [email protected] General Support (calling from Quito) ...www.dell.com/ec E-mail: [email protected] Technical Support (Telephonica) toll-free: 8006170 Finland (... Code: 990 Country Code: 358 City Code: 9 Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... and Small Business Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all other Dell computers Customer Care Switchboard Switchboard (calls from outside ...: [email protected] Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all other Dell computers Home/Small Business Customer ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com ... Code: 001 Country Code: 852 E-mail: [email protected] General Support E-mail: [email protected].. Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision) Technical Support (servers and storage) Technical Support ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... User Customer Care Small Business Customer Care Corporate Customer Care Technical Support Technical Support for XPS computers only Technical Support for all other Dell computers General Fax/Sales Fax Switchboard U.K. Customer Care (dial within...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ...and E-Mail Address Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com Home and Small Business Technical Support Customer Care... 13 02 696 821 12 Jamaica E-mail: [email protected] Technical Support (dial from within Jamaica only) Appendix 147
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ...Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.jp.dell.com Technical Support (servers... Code: 001 Country Code: 82 City Code: 2 E-mail: [email protected] Support Support (Dimension, PDA, Electronics and Accessories) Sales Fax Switchboard 148 Appendix
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...Luxembourg International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 352 Website: support.euro.dell.com Support Home/Small Business Sales Corporate Sales Customer Care ...China) Transaction Sales (Xiamen, China) Website: support.ap.dell.com Technical Support (Dell Precision, OptiPlex, and Latitude)...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...: 00 Country Code: 31 City Code: 20 E-mail: [email protected] General Support E-mail: [email protected] General ... Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all other Dell computers Technical Support Fax Home/Small Business Customer Care Relational ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical ... City Code: 22 E-mail: [email protected] Technical Support Website: support.euro... 800 300 413 800 300 410 or 800 300 411 or 800 300... Access Code: 00 Country Code: 351 Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...vc E-mail: [email protected] Technical Support Singapore (Singapore) International Access Code: 005 ...Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision) Technical Support (PowerApp, PowerEdge, PowerConnect, and ...International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 421 Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail:...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... Address Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com E-...) International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 34 City Code: 91 Technical Support, Customer... Code: 00 Country Code: 46 City Code: 8 Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical Support ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: [email protected] Technical Support for XPS Technical Support (Home and Small Business) for all other Dell products Technical Support (Corporate) Customer Care ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... www.dell.com/tc E-mail: [email protected] General Support toll-free: 1-877-441-4735 U.K. (...: 00 Country Code: 44 City Code: 1344 Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: dell_direct_support@... Care Health Customer Care Technical Support Technical Support for XPS computers only Technical Support ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...Order-Status Service AutoTech (portable and desktop computers) Hardware and Warranty Support (Dell TV, Printers, and Projectors) ...healthcare) Customer Service and Support Employee Purchase Program (EPP) Customers Dell Sales Dell Outlet Store (Dell refurbished computers) Software and Peripherals Sales...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ..., Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers E-mail: [email protected] Technical Support Website: www.dell.com/ve E-mail: [email protected] Technical Support toll-free: 0800-100-2513 toll-free: 1-877-702-4360 Appendix 157
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  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...a smooth, true-color video image because of the faster interface between the video circuitry and the computer memory. AHCI - Advanced Host Controller Interface - An interface for a SATA hard drive Host Controller which allows the storage driver to...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...to over 400 MHz. device - Hardware such as a disk drive, printer, or keyboard that is installed in or connected to your computer. device driver - See driver. DIMM - dual in-line memory module - A circuit board with memory chips that connects to a ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... Code - A numeric code located on a sticker on your Dell™ computer. Use the Express Service Code when contacting Dell for assistance. Express Service Code service may not be available in some countries. extended display mode - A display setting that ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... mode - A power management mode that saves everything in memory to a reserved space on the hard drive ... turns off the computer. When you restart the computer, the memory information that was saved to the hard drive ...,741,824 bytes). When used to refer to hard drive storage, the term is often rounded...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...of tiny electronic components are fabricated for use in computer, audio, and video equipment. IDE - integrated ... used by portable computer and flat-panel displays. LED - light-emitting diode - An electronic component that emits light to indicate the status of the computer. local bus - A data ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...is typically used for data transfer ratings. media bay - A bay that supports devices such as optical drives, a second battery, or a Dell TravelLite™ module. memory - A temporary data storage area inside your computer. Because the data in memory is not ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... Diagnostics programs, loaded automatically by the BIOS, that perform basic tests on the major computer components, such as memory, hard drives, and video. If no problems are detected during POST, the computer continues the start-up. processor - A...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... camera to your computer. Service Tag - A bar code label on your computer that identifies your computer when you access Dell Support at support.dell.com or when you call Dell for customer service or technical support. setup program - A program that is ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...what effect the settings have on the computer, do not change the settings for this program. UPS - uninterruptible power supply - A backup power source used when... UPS systems provide battery power for a few minutes to enable you to shut down your computer. USB - universal serial...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...capacity of a battery. For example, a 66-WHr battery can supply 66 W of power for 1 hour or 33 W for 2 hours. wallpaper - The background pattern or picture on the Windows desktop. Change your wallpaper through the Windows Control Panel. You can...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... problems, 62 CD-RW drive problems, 63 CDs, 28 operating system, 12 playing, 26 Check Disk, 63 D Dell contacting, 137 Dell Diagnostics, 52 Dell support site, 11 diagnostic lights, 49 diagnostics Dell, 52 lights, 49 E e-mail problems, 63 Index 169
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ..., 75 motherboard. See system board mouse problems, 69 L H hard drive problems, 63 hardware Dell Diagnostics, 52 drives, RAID configuration, ..., 66 removing, 112 using, 31 memory problems, 69 O operating system reinstalling, 12 reinstalling Windows XP 56 , Operating System CD, 12 I installing parts ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... tips, 61 volume adjusting, 73 Product Information Guide, 9 Program Compatibility Wizard, 68 regulatory information, 9 reinstalling Windows XP 56 , S safety instructions, 9 scanner problems, 72 Service Tag, 10 settings system setup, 127 software...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... entering, 127 options, 129 screens, 128 V volume adjusting, 73 W warranty information, 9 Windows XP Device Driver Rollback, 55 Files and Settings Transfer... 137 transferring information to a new computer, 23, 26, 37 troubleshooting Dell Diagnostics, 52 diagnostic lights, 49 Hardware ...



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