Dell Dimension 9200 Owner's Manual

Dell Dimension 9200 Manual

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  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ...(2) for optional floppy drive or optional Media Card Reader microphone connector headphone connector diagnostic lights hard drive activity light power button USB 2.0 connectors (2) power connector cover release latch audio connectors USB 2.0 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... document is subject to change without notice. © 2006-2007 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in any ... without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, Inspiron, Dell Precision, Dimension, OptiPlex, Latitude, PowerEdge, ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... a USB Printer. Connecting to the Internet . ... Setting Up Your Internet Connection Setting Up a Home and Office Network . Connecting to a Network Adapter Network Setup Wizard ... ... Transferring Information to a New Computer . Running the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard With the Operating ...
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    ... Computer, Keyboard, and Monitor Cleaning the Mouse...Cleaning the Floppy Drive ...Cleaning CDs and DVDs ... 2 Optimizing Performance . Hyper-Threading ...Intel® RAID Option ROM Utility Using the Intel® Application Accelerator Dell DataSafe (Optional) . ... Intel® Viiv™ Technology (Optional) . ...
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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 ... What Is... ... CD and DVD drive problems Hard drive problems ... E-Mail, Modem, and Internet Problems . Error Messages ... Media Card...
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    ... Computer . Removing the Computer 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 the Drive Panel ...Removing the...
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    ... 116 117 118 120 120 121 General Installation Guidelines . Hard Drive ... Removing a...Drive ...Adding a Second Hard Drive Floppy Drive ... Removing a Floppy Drive Installing a Floppy ...Clearing Forgotten Passwords. Clearing CMOS Settings . ... Dell Technical Support Policy (U.S. Only) . Definition ...
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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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    ...on your computer. You can use the CD to reinstall drivers (see "Drivers" on page 54), run the Dell diagnostics (see "Dell Diagnostics" ...for technicians or experienced users. NOTE: Drivers and documentation updates can be found at support.dell.com Warranty information Terms and ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... Product Key These 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 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... discussion with other Dell customers • Upgrades - Upgrade information for components, such as the memory, hard drive, and operating system • Customer Care - Contact information, service ... support site. To download Desktop System Software: 1 Go to support.dell.com, select your region or...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... 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
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...computer reads data from or writes data to the hard drive. The light may also be on when a device such ... is operating. Use the sequence of the diagnostic lights to help you troubleshoot a problem with your computer ...you access the Dell Support website or contact support. 9 10 11 12 diagnostic lights...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    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. Plug USB, network, S/PDIF, and... connectors for any installed PCI or PCI Express cards. Manually select AC input power: 115 volts or 230...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ..., 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 high volume of network traffic may make this light appear to be in a steady "on" state. Use the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... 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 ...
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    If you purchased a graphics card that supports dual monitors, follow these instructions to connect and enable your monitors. The instructions tell you how to connect two monitors with VGA connectors, one monitor with a VGA ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... monitor(s) or television, turn on the computer. The Microsoft® Windows® desktop displays on the primary monitor. 2 Enable clone ... your graphics card, see the user's guide in the Help and Support Center (click the Start button, click Help and Support, click User and system guides, click Device ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... the printer for setup information, including how to Obtain and install updated drivers Connect the printer to the computer Load paper and install the toner or ... setup, if you have not already done so. 2 Install the printer driver, if necessary (see the documentation that came with your printer). 3 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ..., you need a modem or network connection and an Internet service provider (ISP), such ... connection, contact your ISP for setup instructions. Setting Up Your Internet Connection ... or AOL icon on the Microsoft® Windows® desktop. 3 Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the setup. Setting ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...want to select one, click Choose from a list of Internet service providers (ISPs). If you ...Set up my connection manually, continue to step 6. Otherwise, follow the instructions on the screen to complete ... to complete the setup. If you are having problems connecting to the Internet, see "E-Mail, Modem,...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...The Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system provides a Network Setup Wizard to guide you through the process of sharing ... to the Internet enables the integrated firewall provided with Windows XP Service Pack. 4 Complete the checklist and required preparations. 5 Return to the Network Setup Wizard ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... media, such as a writable CD or USB drive, for transfer to the new computer. NOTE: You ... the host computer and the guest computer. For instructions on setting up a direct cable connection ... data from the old computer: 1 On the old computer, insert the Windows XP Operating System CD. 2 On the Welcome ...
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    ... Do you have a Windows XP CD? screen, click I want to create a Wizard Disk in the following drive:, then click Next. 6 Insert the removable media, such ... button, then click Run. 3 In the Open field on the Run window, browse to the path for fastwiz (on the appropriate removable media), ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...and files, then click Next. Follow the instructions on the screen. The wizard reads the collected files.... NOTE: For more information about this procedure, search support.dell.com for document #PA1089586 (How Do I Transfer... From My Old Computer to My New Dell Computer Using the Microsoft® Windows® XP...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    3 Press the eject button or gently push on the tray to close it. To format CDs for storing data, to create music CDs, or 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 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... on volume control options, click Help in the Volume Control window. Adjusting the Picture If an error message notifies you that the current resolution and color... 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
    ... 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 and copies the data to a temporary folder on your computer hard drive. When prompted, insert a blank CD or DVD into...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... Media Type CD-R CD-RW DVD-Writable Drives Media Type CD-R CD-RW DVD+R ... DVD players used in home theater systems may not support all available DVD formats. For a list of formats supported by your DVD player, see the documentation ... a blank 650-MB CD. The CD-RW drive needs 1-2 MB of blank space to ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... to your computer. The Media Card Reader supports the following memory types xD-Picture Card SmartMedia ...MicroDrive Card SecureDigital Card (SD) MultiMediaCard (MMC) Memory Stick (MS/MS Pro) For information on ...and II (CF I/II) and MicroDrive Card 2 Memory Stick (MS/MS Pro) 3 SecureDigital Card ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...you are not using it. You can reduce power to just the monitor or the hard drive, or you can use standby mode or hibernate mode to reduce power to the entire ... Standby Mode Standby mode conserves power by turning off the display and the hard drive after a designated period of time...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... of hibernation. Because hibernate mode requires 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 mode file before shipping the computer to ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...you want your computer to run with minimal power conservation. Max Battery - If your computer is ... hibernate settings as defined on the Power Schemes tab, click the Enable hibernate support check box on... then click Help and Support. 2 In the Help and Support window, click Performance and maintenance...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    .... Wipe the keyboard, computer, and plastic part of the monitor with a soft cleaning cloth moistened ... 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, such as skipping, with the playback ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    36 Setting Up and Using Your Computer
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ...Entering System Setup" on page 127. For more information on Hyper-Threading, search the Knowledge Base on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. About Your RAID Configuration This ... 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
    ... 1 segment 2 segment 3 segment 4 segment 5 segment 6 hard drive 1 segment 1 duplicated segment 2 duplicated ...see "About Your RAID Configuration" on page 37. For instructions on how to install a hard drive, see "Installing... one of two methods to configure RAID hard drive volumes. The first method uses...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...setup and resume the boot process. Using the Intel® RAID Option ROM Utility NOTE: Hard drives of any size may be used to... procedure will result in the loss of all data on your hard drives. Back up any data you.... 6 If there are more than two hard drives available, press the up- and down...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...Mirror), then press . 6 If there are more than two hard drives available, press the up- and down-arrow keys and ...Restore" on page 56). Deleting a RAID Volume NOTICE: The following procedure will result in the loss of all data on the hard drives in your RAID configuration. Back up any data you...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... Accelerator If you already have one hard drive with the operating system installed on it, and you... following procedure will result in the loss of all data on the hard drives in your RAID configuration. Back up... Select Volume Location screen, click the first hard drive you want to include in your RAID...
  • 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 ...the Select Volume Location screen, click the first hard drive you want to use to create your .... 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
    ... menu, select Create RAID Volume From Existing Hard Drive to launch the Migration Wizard. 4 Click Next ... click Next. NOTE: The source hard drive should be the hard drive containing the data or operating ... menu, click Create RAID Volume From Existing Hard Drive to launch the Migration Wizard. 4 Click ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... drive as the failed member’s replacement. To mark a drive as a spare hard drive: 1 Click the Start button ...1 volume, you can manually rebuild the computer’s redundancy mirror to a new hard drive by performing ... Storage Utility. 2 Right-click the available hard drive to which you want to rebuild ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...system that automatically stores periodic copies of your computer's hard drive data. Not only does Dell DataSafe help you to store and protect ... by the power button indicator and diagnostic lights 1, 2, and 4 being lit. Also, you may notice that the hard drive indicator may blink when the hard drive ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... the QRT Feature in System Setup The QRT drivers must be installed before the Quick Resume feature becomes active. The QRT drivers are installed when this option is ordered. Also, Quick Resume ... are checked. 4 Click the Advanced tab. 5 From the When I press the power button on my computer drop-down ...
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    48 Optimizing Performance
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    ... you perform any of the procedures in 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, 3, and 4 on the front panel (see "Front View...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... type into your computer (see "Installing Memory" on page 83). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). • Reseat any ..., install a working graphics card into your computer. • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...your computer (see "Installing Memory" on page 83). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "...by your computer (see "Memory" on page 123). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "... 56). 4 If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). Troubleshooting Tools ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). • Ensure that all hard drive and CD/DVD cables are ...an error message on your screen identifying a problem with a device (such as the floppy drive or hard drive), check the device to ensure that it...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...encountered during a test, a message appears with an error code and a description of the problem. Write down the error code and problem description and follow the instructions on the screen... encountered. Displays error conditions encountered, error codes, and the problem description. Describes...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... own set of specialized commands that only its driver recognizes. Dell ships your computer to you with... install a new device Identifying Drivers If you experience a problem with any device, identify ... driver is the source of your problem and, if necessary, update the driver. Windows XP 1 Click Start...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    Reinstalling Drivers NOTICE: The Dell Support website at support.dell.com provides approved drivers for Dell computers. If you install drivers obtained from other sources, ... Reinstalling Drivers 1 After copying the required driver files to your hard drive, click Start, and then right-...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... your operating system and preserving data files. Dell PC Restore by Symantec restores your hard drive to the operating state it was in when you purchased the computer. Dell PC Restore permanently deletes all data on the hard drive and removes any applications installed ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... the Computer to an Earlier Operating State If problems occur after you install a device driver, use Device Driver Rollback (see "Using Windows XP Device Driver Rollback" on page 55) to resolve the problem. If that is unsuccessful, use System Restore. NOTICE: Before you ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ...off System Restore is unchecked. Using Dell PC Restore by Symantec NOTICE: Using Dell PC Restore permanently deletes all data on the hard drive and removes any applications or drivers installed after you received your computer. If possible, back ...
  • 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 ... operating system. Dell PC Restore enables you to restore your hard drive to the operating state ... free space allocation on the hard drive. 6 Right-click Local Disk (C) in Windows Explorer, click ...
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    60 Troubleshooting Tools
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ..., write down the exact message. This message may help support personnel diagnose and fix the problem(s). If an error message occurs in a program, see the program's ..." on page 120). If the battery still does not work properly, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). Solving Problems 61
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... 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 problems NOTE: High-speed CD or DVD drive vibration is normal and may ...
  • 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
    ... Helper. Follow the instructions on the screen to identify and resolve modem problems. Modem Helper ... the Diagnostics tab, and then click Query Modem to verify that the modem is communicating with Windows... connect to the Internet. For help, contact your Internet service provider. 64 Solving Problems...
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    ... 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
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...drive after the physical drives is mapped to a network drive, Windows XP does not automatically ... letter to the Media Card Reader. To manually assign a drive for the Media Card Reader: 1 Right-... Problems CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ..., follow the safety 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 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... the program is installed and configured properly. • Verify that the device drivers do not conflict with the program. • If necessary, uninstall and... reinstall the program. BACK UP YOUR FILES IMMEDIATELY USE A VIRUS-SCANNING PROGRAM TO CHECK THE HARD DRIVE, FLOPPY DISKS, OR CDS SAVE AND CLOSE ANY ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    .... • Run the Dell Diagnostics (see "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52). IF YOU EXPERIENCE OTHER MEMORY PROBLEMS - • Reseat the memory ...DDR2 memory. For more information about the type of memory supported by your computer, see "Memory" on page 123. • Run the Dell Diagnostics (see "Dell Diagnostics" ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... Mouse. 3 Adjust the settings as needed. R E I N S T A L L T H E M O U S E D R I V E R - See "Reinstalling Drivers" on page 55. 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 "Resolving ... and Hardware Incompatibilities" on page 56. Network Problems CAUTION: Before you perform any ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... and Hardware Incompatibilities" on page 56. Power Problems CAUTION: Before you perform any..., 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. ...
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    Printer Problems CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in ... scanner'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 you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... nearby fans, fluorescent lights, or halogen lamps to check for interference. R E I N S T A L L T H E S O U N D D R I V E R - See "Reinstalling Drivers" on page 55... follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTE: See the monitor documentation for troubleshooting procedures. ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...firmly press the button to ensure that the monitor is turned on. • If the power light is lit or blinking, the monitor has power.... See "Diagnostic Lights" on page 49. The screen is difficult to read C H E C K T H E M O N I T O R S E T T I N G S - See the monitor documentation for instructions on ...
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    76 Solving Problems
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    ... 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... your operating system, press and hold the power button for 4 seconds. Removing and Installing Parts 77
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... inside the computer, be aware that the processor heat-sink assembly, power supply, graphics card, and other components may be... should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. NOTICE: When you disconnect a cable, pull on...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... installed a security cable, remove it from the security cable slot. NOTICE: Ensure that sufficient space exists to support the removed cover-at least 30 cm (1 ft) of desk .... 7 Lift the cover away and set it aside in a secure location. Removing and Installing Parts 79
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... Computer CAUTION: 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 (...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ...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... (4) (SATA2, SATA3, SATA4, SATA5 password jumper (CLRPSWD) Removing and Installing Parts 81
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ...the system board. For information on the type of memory supported by your computer, see "Memory" on page 123. Memory... determine the module's capacity. NOTE: Always install memory modules in the order indicated on the system board. ... do not mix ECC and non-ECC memory. Removing and Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... modules in connectors DIMM_3 and DIMM_4 (black securing clips) NOTE: Memory purchased from Dell is covered under your computer warranty. NOTICE: If you ... that you may have, even if you purchased the new modules from Dell. If possible, do not pair an original memory module with a new memory module. ...
  • 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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    ... is installed correctly, check the amount of memory (RAM) listed. Removing Memory CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the...3 Press out the securing clip at each end of the memory module connector. 4 Grasp the module and pull ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... see "Removing a PCI Card" on page 90. If you are replacing a card, remove the current driver for the card from the operating system. If you are installing or replacing a PCI Express card, ... PCI Express 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
    ...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 card. ... and press down firmly. Ensure that the card is fully seated in the slot. 88 Removing and Installing Parts
  • 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 close the card retention ... around the alignment guide. 1 2 1 card retention door 2 release tabs (2) Removing and Installing Parts 89...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... in the empty card-slot opening. If you need a filler bracket, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). NOTE: Installing filler brackets over empty card-slot openings is necessary... the network device and then plug the cable into the computer. 90 Removing and Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 5 Remove the card driver from the operating system. 6 If you removed a sound card...Card" on page 97. If you are replacing a card, remove the current driver for the card from the operating system. If you are installing or replacing a PCI card, see "Installing...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...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... press the release tab downward gently and then pivot the mechanism upward to access the card slots. 92 Removing and Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... 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... the retention mechanism by pressing the tab and pulling up on the top. Removing and Installing Parts 93
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ..., and then ease it out of its connector. 4 2 3 5 1 1 4 PCI Express x16 card slot PCI Express x1 card 2 5 PCI Express x16 card PCI Express x1 card slot 3 securing tab 8 Prepare the card ... press down firmly. Ensure that the card is fully seated in the slot. 94 Removing and Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... 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 tops of all cards and... retention mechanism, snap it into place, securing the PCI-E card. Removing and Installing Parts 95
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... plug the cable into the network device and then plug the cable into the computer. 13 Replace the computer ...network adapter and want to disable the integrated network adapter: a b 16 Install any drivers required for the card as described in the card documentation. 96 Removing and Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    Removing a PCI Express Card 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 77. 2 ... retention door filler bracket 2 5 release tabs (2) alignment guide 3 6 lever on chassis wall (may not be ... on your computer, rotate the lever on the chassis wall upward. Removing and Installing Parts 97
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ..., press the release tab downward gently and then pivot the mechanism upward to access the card slots. 4 2 3 5 1 1 4 PCI Express x16 card slot PCI Express x1 card 2 5 PCI Express x16 card PCI Express x1 card slot 3 securing tab 98 Removing and Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... in the empty card-slot opening. If you need a filler bracket, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). NOTE: Installing filler brackets over empty card-slot openings is ...outlets, and then turn them on. 11 Remove the card driver from the operating system. 12 If you removed a ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... 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 ...). 2 1 3 1 sliding plate 2 sliding plate lever 3 drive panel 100 Removing and Installing Parts
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    ... left to release the panel from its side hinges. 4 Set the drive panel aside in a secure location. Removing the... drive panel sideways and find the tip of the drive-panel insert tab that latches over a... panel. 4 Set the drive-panel insert aside in a secure location. Removing and Installing Parts 101...
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    Replacing the Drive-Panel Insert 2 1 3 4 1 4 center drive-panel tab drive-panel insert 2 drive ... the drive-panel insert into place and snap the drive-panel insert tab over the corresponding tab on ... the drive-panel insert is correctly seated in the drive panel. 102 Removing and Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...sliding plate lever clicks 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 ...optional Media Card Reader) Two CD or DVD drives Removing and Installing Parts 103
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    General Installation Guidelines Connect the hard drives to the connectors labeled "SATA0" and "SATA1", ... cable, hold the cable by the connector at each end. Hard Drive CAUTION: Before you perform ... pad, that will sufficiently cushion it. If you are replacing a hard drive that contains data, back up ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... (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 side of the drive and... drive up and out. 1 2 1 tabs (2) 2 hard drive Removing and Installing Parts 105
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... Computer Cover" on page 78). 3 Unpack the replacement hard drive, and prepare it for installation. 4 Check the... drive is configured for your computer. 5 If your replacement hard drive does not have ... drive bracket onto the replacement hard drive. 7 Install the hard drive into the computer by sliding ...
  • 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 cabled and firmly seated. 10 Replace the computer cover (see "... correct 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
    ...78). 4 Press in on the tabs on each side of the hard drive bracket in the empty drive bay and slide the bracket up and out. 5 Snap the hard drive bracket onto the new hard drive....2 hard drive bracket 7 Connect the power and hard drive cables to the drive. 8 Check all connectors to be ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... under SATA 0 through 5, set the SATA port to "ON" for the hard drive you just installed. This enables ... Drive CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions ... board. Remove the floppy drive cable from the computer. Removing and Installing Parts 109
  • 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
    ...Panel Insert" on page 102) 9 If you are not replacing the drive, then be sure to reflect these changes ...plate clicks into place and the drive snaps into position. 8 Attach the power and floppy-drive ... computer cover (see "Replacing the Computer Cover" on page 121). NOTICE: To connect a network cable, ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...System 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
    ...and hold in place. Then, slide the drive out the front of the computer. 7 Replace the drive panel insert (see...-Panel Insert" on page 102). 8 Replace the drive panel (see "Replacing the Drive Panel" on page 103... computer cover (see "Replacing the Computer Cover" on page 121). 10 Power up the system and...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTICE: To prevent static ... Card Reader 2 screws (4) 8 Gently slide the drive into place until you feel a ... Reader is installed before connecting the USB cable. Removing and Installing Parts 115
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... 10 Route the USB cable through the cable routing clip. 11 Replace the computer cover (see "Replacing the Computer Cover" on page 121). 12 Power up the system and enter .... CD/DVD Drive CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... 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 Installing Parts 117
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...1 sliding plate 2 CD drive 6 If you are not replacing the drive, replace the drive panel insert (...Drive-Panel Insert" on page 102. 7 Replace the drive panel (see "Replacing the Drive Panel" on page 103)....on page 121). 9 If you are removing and not replacing this drive, then be sure to disable the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... 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 119
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... 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 perform any of ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...into place. 7 Replace the computer cover. 1 3 2 1 battery 2 tab 3 battery socket NOTICE: To connect a network ...). 10 Properly dispose of the old battery. Replacing the Computer Cover CAUTION: Before you ... get caught underneath the drives. 2 Ensure that no tools or extra parts are left inside...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...are locked. If not, repeat all of step 3. NOTICE: To connect a network cable, first plug the cable 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 Installing Parts
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...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) NIC System clock Video Type dual-...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...bidirectional speed - 2 GB/s x16 slot bidirectional speed - 8 GB/s PCI connectors connector size connector data width (maximum) PCI Express connector connector size ... connector size connector data width (maximum) PCI Express connector connector size ...) one x16 164 pins 16 PCI Express lanes one x4 (x8...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... front-panel connectors for headphones/microphone two 3.5-inch drive bays (FlexBay) two 5.25-inch drive bays serial ATA hard drives, serial ATA DVD ...floppy drive, Media Card Reader two 3.5-inch hard-drive bays System board connectors: Serial ATA FlexBay Drive Fan PCI PCI Express x1 PCI ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... the system cannot boot and there is a solid amber light, this indicates a problem with the system board (see "Power Problems" on page 71). Hard-drive access light Link integrity light (on integrated network adapter) green green light - A good ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... your computer 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 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...- This field appears on the left side of the system setup window. The field is a scrollable list containing features that define the configuration of your computer, including installed hardware, power conservation, and security features. Scroll up and down the list with the up...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ..., and additional features supported by your processor. Indicates the type and amount of installed memory, memory... CPU Info Memory Info Date/Time Boot Sequence Drives Diskette Drive Identifies and... SATA connectors on the system board, and lists the capacity for hard drives. Identifies and defines the...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... the current acoustics mode setting. • Quiet - The hard drive operates at its most quiet setting. ... at the level suggested by the drive manufacturer. • Performance - The hard drive operates at its maximum speed. NOTE: ... the acoustics setting does not alter your hard drive image. 130 Appendix
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ...> when the computer starts. Specifies whether Execute Disable Memory Protection Technology will be on or off. System Password Password Status Execute Disable Power Management AC ... to using the boot sequence. NOTE: The system can be powered up remotely only from suspend mode. Quick ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... seven-digit alphanumeric system identifier. Controls SERR message mechanism to support some add-in cards. Allows you to reset all ..., 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
    ... from the next bootable device. USB Device - Insert the memory device into a USB port and restart the ..., to restart your computer to a USB device such as a floppy drive, memory key, or CD-RW drive. NOTE... boot only. For example, if you are booting to a USB memory key, highlight USB Device and press
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. 1 Follow the procedures in "Before Working Inside Your ... 10 Replace the computer cover (see "Replacing the Computer Cover" on page 121). NOTICE: To connect a network cable, first plug ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. Dell Technical ... programs, and hardware drivers to the original default configuration as shipped from Dell, as well as the verification ... any optional support service contract purchased with the computer. All Dell-standard components...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...process (Microsoft® Office, Norton Antivirus, etc.). Dell-installed peripherals include any internal ...Dell not under the Dell brand (printers, scanners, cameras, games, etc.). Support for all... circuits. If necessary, consult a representative of Dell Inc. or an experienced radio/television technician...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ..., see your Product Information Guide. Contacting Dell To contact Dell electronically, you can access the following websites: • • www.dell.com support.dell.com (support) NOTE: Toll-free numbers are ... XPS computers, you may contact Dell through the support number listed and your call will be ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ....dell.com.ai E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 800-335-0031 Antigua... storage products: la_enterprise@dell.com Customer Care Technical Support Technical Support Services Sales 0800...dell.com.aw E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 800-1578 Australia ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... Support for XPS Home/Small Business Support for all other Dell computers Preferred Accounts/Corporate ....dell.com.bs E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 1-866-874-3038 Barbados ....dell.com/bm E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 1-877-890-0754 Bolivia...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... (Penang, Malaysia) Online Order Status: www.dell.ca/ostatus AutoTech (automated Hardware and Warranty Support) Customer Service (Home/Home Office) Customer... 3355 toll-free: 1-877-261-0242 Cayman Islands E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support 140 Appendix
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... Support E-mail: cn_support@dell.com Customer Care E-mail: customer_cn@dell.com Technical Support Fax Technical Support (Dimension and Inspiron) Technical Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision) Technical Support (servers and storage) ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...: www.dell.com/cl E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 1-800-915-5704 Costa Rica...: www.dell.com/cr E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 800-012-0232 Czech ... www.dell.com/do E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 1-888-156-1834 or ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...Free Numbers Website: www.dell.com/ec E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com General Support (calling from Quito)....com/ec E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support (Telephonica) toll-free: 8006170 Finland ....com E-mail: fi_support@dell.com Technical Support Customer Care Switchboard Sales under 500 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com Home and Small Business Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all other Dell computers Customer Care ... Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all other Dell computers Home/Small Business Customer Care Global ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support Gold Service Technical Support ... support.ap.dell.com Technical Support E-mail: HK_support@Dell.com Technical Support (Dimension and ... Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision) Technical Support (servers and storage) Technical ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... Numbers E-mail: india_support_desktop@dell.com india_support_notebook@dell.com india_support_Server@dell.com Technical Support Sales (Large ...: 00 Country Code: 353 City Code: 1 Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail:... for XPS computers only Technical Support for all other Dell computers General Fax/...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... Address Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com Home and Small Business Technical Support Customer Care Fax ... 02 696 821 14 02 696 821 13 02 696 821 12 Jamaica E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support (dial from within Jamaica only) Appendix 147
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ....com Technical Support (servers) Technical Support outside of Japan (servers) Technical Support (Dimension and Inspiron) Technical Support ... 001 Country Code: 82 City Code: 2 E-mail: krsupport@dell.com Support Support (Dimension, PDA, Electronics and Accessories) Sales Fax Switchboard 148 Appendix
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...Code: 4 Technical Support Customer Service (Xiamen, China) Transaction Sales (Xiamen, China) Website: support.ap.dell.com Technical Support (Dell Precision, OptiPlex, and Latitude) Technical Support (Dimension, Inspiron, and Electronics and Accessories) Technical Support (...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ..., Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support (TelMex) Sales Customer Service Main toll-free: 1-866-563-...Code: 00 Country Code: 31 City Code: 20 E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com General Support E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com General ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical ...Support Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: pl_support_tech@dell.com Customer Service Phone Customer ... Nevis E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support Website: www.dell.com/kn E-mail: la-techsupport@...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... from within Singapore or Malaysia only. Website: support.ap.dell.com Technical Support (Dimension, Inspiron, and Electronics and Accessories) Technical Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision) Technical Support (PowerApp, PowerEdge, PowerConnect, and PowerVault) Customer ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... Address Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: dell_za_support@dell.com Gold Queue ... Code: 91 Technical Support, Customer Service, and Sales (Penang, Malaysia) Website: support.euro.dell.com Home and Small Business Technical Support Customer Care ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... (Home and Small Business) for all other Dell products Technical Support (Corporate) Customer Care (Home and ... support.ap.dell.com E-mail: ap_support@dell.com Technical Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, Inspiron, Dimension, and Electronics and Accessories) Technical Support (servers and storage) Customer ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ....dell.com/tc E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com General Support toll-free: 1-877-441-4735 U.K. ...@dell.com Customer Care website: support.euro.dell.com/uk/en/ECare/form/home.asp Sales Home and Small Business ....dell.com/uy E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 413-598-2522 Appendix...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...-7298 Automated Order-Status Service AutoTech (portable and desktop computers) Hardware and Warranty Support (Dell TV, Printers, and Projectors) ... Sales Extended Service and Warranty Sales Fax Dell Services for the Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or Speech-Impaired toll-free: 1-...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ..., Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support Website: www.dell.com/ve E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 0800-100-2513 toll-free: 1-877-702-4360 Appendix 157
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    158 Appendix
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... 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 enable technologies such as Native Command Queuing (...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...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 .... DMA - direct memory access - A channel that allows certain types of data transfer between RAM and...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... random-access memory - Memory that stores information in integrated circuits containing capacitors. driver - Software .... Similar to EPP ECP uses direct memory , access to transfer data and often ... on your Dell™ computer. Use the Express Service Code when contacting Dell for assistance. Express ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...and writes data on a hard disk. The terms hard drive and hard disk are often ... mode - A power management mode that saves everything in memory to a reserved space on the hard drive.... When you restart the computer, the memory information that was saved to the hard drive is automatically restored. HTTP...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...devices in which the controller is integrated into the hard drive or CD drive. IEEE 1394 - Institute ... that equals 1024 bits. A measurement of the capacity of memory integrated circuits. KB - kilobyte - A unit ... equals 1024 KB. When used to refer to hard drive storage, the term is often rounded ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...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...computer. Your computer can contain several different forms of memory, such as RAM, ROM, and video memory. Frequently,...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ..., 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 computer chip ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ..., folders, and drives. When you place a shortcut on your Windows desktop and double-..., the video controller and its drivers, and the amount of video memory installed in the computer. S SAS ....com or when you call Dell for customer service or technical support. setup program - A program that is used ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...- The main circuit board in your computer. Also known as the motherboard. system setup - A utility that serves as an interface between the computer... do not change the settings for this program. UPS - uninterruptible power supply - A backup power source used when the electrical power fails or...
  • 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
    ... 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
    ...VGA, 17-18 display settings, 19 extended desktop mode, 19 hard to read, 75 motherboard. See system board mouse problems, 69 L H hard drive problems, 63 hardware Dell Diagnostics, 52 drives, RAID configuration, 37 Hardware Troubleshooter, 56 Help...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...-RW drive, 63 computer crashes, 67-68 computer stops responding, 67 Dell Diagnostics, 52 diagnostic lights, 49 drives, 62 DVD drive, 62 problems (continued) e-mail, 63 error messages, 65 general, 67 hard drive, 63 Internet, 63 keyboard, 66 Media Card Reader...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... Compatibility Wizard, 68 T telephone numbers, 137 transferring information to a new computer, 23, 26, 37 troubleshooting Dell Diagnostics, 52 diagnostic lights, 49 Hardware Troubleshooter, 56 Help and Support Center, 11 restore to previous state, 56 ...



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