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 ... 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...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... 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, ... to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... Connectors . . Connecting One Monitor With a VGA connector and One Monitor With a DVI Connector...Connecting a... Settings Transfer Wizard With the Operating System CD ...Running the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard Without the Operating System CD ...Playing CDs and DVDs . ... Playing a CD or DVD ....
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    ... Using Blank CDs and DVDs . Helpful Tips ... Using a Media Card Reader (Optional) ... ROM Utility Using the Intel® Application Accelerator Dell DataSafe (Optional) . ... Intel® Viiv™ Technology ... Technology (QRT) Enabling the QRT Feature in System Setup ...Enabling the QRT Feature in the Operating ...
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    ... 53 54 54 54 55 56 56 56 58 ... ... Dell Diagnostics Main Menu Drivers ... What Is a Driver? . . Identifying Drivers . Reinstalling Drivers .... System ... Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore . Using Dell PC Restore by Symantec ... 4 Solving Problems. Troubleshooting Tips . Battery Problems ....
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    ... 74 74 74 75 Network Problems . Power Problems ... Printer Problems . Scanner Problems Sound and Speaker Problems . No ... Working Inside Your Computer . Removing the Computer Cover . Inside View of Your Computer . System Board Components. Memory . ... ... ... Memory Overview Installing Memory . ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... 127 127 129 132 134 135 135 136 136 Specifications System Setup . Overview ...Entering System Setup ... Sequence ... Clearing Forgotten Passwords. Clearing CMOS Settings . ... Dell Technical Support Policy (U.S. Only) . Definition of "Dell-Installed" Software and Peripherals Definition of "Third-...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    FCC Notice (U.S. Only) FCC Class B Contacting Dell . ... 136 136 137 ... Glossary Index . ... 159 169 ... 8 Contents
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    ... your computer. What Are You Looking For A diagnostic program for my computer Drivers for my computer My device documentation Desktop System Software (DSS) Find It Here Drivers and Utilities CD (ResourceCD) NOTE: The Drivers and Utilities CD ...
  • 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
    ...to view the appropriate support site. To download Desktop System Software: 1 Go to support.dell.com, select your region or business segment, ... your operating system and language, and then search for the keyword Desktop System Software. NOTE: The support.dell.com user interface may vary depending on ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    .... • How to use Linux • E-mail discussions with users of Dell Precision™ 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...
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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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    ... power button to turn off the computer. Instead, perform an operating system shutdown. 8 hard-drive activity light The hard-drive ...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) ...
  • 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 ..." on page 16). Access connectors for any installed PCI or PCI Express cards. Manually select AC input power: 115 volts or 230 volts Setting Up and ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... the network cable has been securely attached. On computers with an additional network connector card, use the connectors on the card and on the back of the computer when setting up multiple ... you use Category 5 wiring and connectors for your network. If you must use Category 3 wiring, ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...-out connector to attach headphones and most speakers with integrated amplifiers. On computers with a sound card, use the connector on the card. Use the (pink) microphone connector to... a subwoofer to provide extremely low bass extension. Systems not using subwoofers can shunt the LFE...
  • 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 tell you how to connect two monitors with VGA connectors, one monitor with a VGA connector and one monitor with a DVI connector, or a ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...display settings for 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 guides, and then click the... card). For dual-monitor capable cards with one DVI connector and one VGA connector One...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... Setting Up a Printer NOTICE: Complete the operating system setup before you connect a printer to... for setup information, including how to Obtain and install updated drivers Connect the printer to the computer ... while the computer is turned on. 1 Complete the operating system setup, if you have not ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ...a dial-up connection, you need an add-in PCI modem expansion card. If you are using a dial-up connection, connect a telephone...-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 Your Computer 21
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... have an ISP and want to select one, click Choose from a list of Internet service providers (... Set up my connection manually, continue to step 6. Otherwise, follow the instructions on the screen to complete the... connecting to the Internet, see "E-Mail, Modem, and Internet Problems" on page 63. If you ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... 3 network device Network Setup Wizard The Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system provides a Network Setup Wizard to guide you ... on the screen. Transferring Information to a New Computer The Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system provides a Files and Settings Transfer Wizard to move data from...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ...Transfer Wizard. Running the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard With the Operating System CD NOTE: This procedure requires the Operating System CD. This CD is optional and may not be included ... computer: 1 On the old computer, insert the Windows XP Operating System CD. 2 On the Welcome to Microsoft ...
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    ... applied, the Finished screen appears. 3 Click Finished, and then restart the new computer. Running the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard Without the Operating System CD To run the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard without the Operating System CD, you must create a wizard disk that will...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    .... 3 Click Finished, and then restart the new computer. NOTE: For more information about this procedure, search support.dell.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 Dellମ.
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... track Stop Go to the previous track Eject Go to the next track A DVD player includes the following basic buttons: Stop Restart the current chapter Play Fast forward Setting Up and Using Your Computer 27
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    ... and then click Volume Control. 2 In the Master Volume control window, click and drag the bar in ... Under Color quality, click the drop-down menu, and then click Medium (16 bit). 6 ...) 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
    ... exact copy of a CD or DVD using Roxio Creator Plus - Dell Edition. You can also use Roxio Creator Plus for other..., 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...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... 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, see the documentation provided with your DVD ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... 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/...CompactFlash Type I and II (CF I/II) and MicroDrive Card 2 Memory Stick (MS/MS Pro) 3 SecureDigital ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... connector. This connector is only available if you purchased an add-in card that uses IEEE 1394. To purchase a card, contact Dell. Power Management Overview The Microsoft® Windows® XP power management features can reduce the amount of electricity your ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... Mode Hibernate mode conserves power by copying system data to a reserved area on the hard drive, and then completely turning off the... 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 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... default settings for a scheme, click the drop-down menu in the Turn off monitor, Turn off hard disks, System stand by, or System hibernates field, and then select a time-out from the displayed list. Changing the time-out for a scheme field ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... and DVDs NOTICE: Always 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, such as skipping, with the playback quality of your CDs or DVDs, ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    36 Setting Up and Using Your Computer
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    ... information on Hyper-Threading, search the Knowledge Base on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. About Your RAID Configuration This section provides an ... in the computer industry for different types of uses. Your Dell Dimension™ computer supports RAID level 0 and RAID level 1. A 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
    ... drive volumes. The first method uses the Intel® RAID Option ROM utility and is performed before you install the operating system onto the hard drive. The second method uses the Intel Matrix Storage Manager, or Intel Matrix Storage Console,...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... options, see "System Setup Options" on page 129. 5 Press the left- and right-... then press to exit system setup and resume the boot process. Using ... RAID Option ROM Utility NOTE: Hard drives of any size may be used... (see "Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore" on page 56). 40 Optimizing...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...), then press . 6 If there are more than two hard drives available, press the up- and down-arrow keys and ...-arrow keys to select Exit, and then press . 12 Install the operating system (see "Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore" on page 56). Deleting a RAID Volume NOTICE:...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... the Intel® Application Accelerator If you already have one hard drive with the operating system installed on it, and you want to add a ... an existing single-drive computer (with the operating system installed on the single drive), and you want to configure the two new drives into ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...on the hard drives in your RAID configuration. Back up any data you want to keep before continuing.... right arrow. Click to add a second hard drive until two drives appear in the Selected window, and then click Next... 1 volume into two non-RAID hard drives with a partition, and leaves any existing data ...
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    ...you want to migrate, and click Next. NOTE: The source hard drive should be the hard drive containing the data or operating system files that you want to keep on the RAID volume. 9 On the Select Member Hard Drive screen, double-click the hard drive(s) to ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    .... NOTE: The source hard drive should be the hard drive containing the data or operating system files that you want to keep on the RAID volume. 8 On the Select Member Hard Drive screen... RAID level 1 configuration. The spare hard drive will not be recognized by the operating system, but you ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... data loss from system crashes, hard drive failures, software corruption, viruses, and other accidents... protection out of the factory. With Dell DataSafe, you will have a selected area on your system that automatically stores...copies of your computer's hard drive data. Not only does Dell DataSafe help ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    Enabling the QRT Feature in System Setup The QRT drivers must be installed before the Quick ...active. The QRT drivers are installed when this option is ordered. Also, Quick Resume is enabled in system setup ...QRT Feature in the Operating system 1 Click the Start button, then click Control Panel. 2 Click...
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    48 Optimizing Performance
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... into a working electrical outlet (see "Power Problems" on page 71). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). A possible processor failure has occurred. Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). Troubleshooting Tools 49
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... into your computer (see "Installing Memory" on page 83). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell"... 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 (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
    ... optional MCE remote control • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). • Ensure that all hard drive and CD/DVD cables are properly connected to the system board (see "System Board Components" on page 81)....
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... at the top of each test screen. When contacting Dell support, have your Service Tag ready. 3 If you run a test from the... hardware configuration for the selected device. The Dell Diagnostics obtains configuration information for all devices from system setup, memory, and various internal tests, and ...
  • 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 ... You may need to install drivers if you Upgrade your operating system Reinstall your operating system..., update the driver. Windows XP 1 Click Start, then click Control Panel. 2 Click System. 3...
  • 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, your ... Drivers 1 After copying the required driver files to your hard drive, click Start, and then right-click ...
  • 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
    ...1 Click Start, then click Help and Support. 2 Click the task for System Restore. 3 Follow the... XP Device Driver Rollback" on page 55) to resolve the problem. If that is unsuccessful, use System Restore... then click Control Panel. 2 Click Performance and Maintenance.Click System. Troubleshooting Tools ...
  • 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... Use PC Restore only if System Restore did not resolve your operating system problem. NOTE: Dell PC Restore by Symantec is not available in...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    Removing Dell PC Restore NOTICE: Removing Dell PC Restore from the hard drive permanently deletes the PC Restore utility from your computer. ..., you will not be able to use it to restore your computer's operating system. Dell PC Restore enables you to restore your hard drive to the operating state ...
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    60 Troubleshooting Tools
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    ... changed your SATA operation settings, restore your previous SATA operation settings and retry booting to the operating system. Battery Problems CAUTION: There is a danger of a... 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
    ... 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 problems NOTE: High-speed CD or DVD drive vibration is normal...
  • 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
    ... Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Modem Helper. Follow the instructions on the screen to identify and resolve modem problems. Modem Helper is not available ... - 1 Click Start, then click Control Panel. 2 Click Printers and Other Hardware. 3 Click Phone and Modem...
  • 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
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... a drive letter as the next logical drive after all other physical drives in the system. If the next logical drive after ... assign a drive letter to the Media Card Reader. To manually assign a drive for the Media Card Reader: 1 Right-click My Computer and select Manage. 2 Select the Disk Management ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    Lockups and Software Problems CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, ... data if you are unable to perform an operating system shutdown. TU R N T H E C O M P U T E R O F F - If you are unable ... until the computer turns off, and then restart your computer. A program stops ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... to non-Windows XP operating system environments. 1 Click Start, point to All Programs→ Accessories, and then click Program ... OR CONTACT THE SOFTWARE MANUFACTURER FOR TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION - • Ensure that the program is compatible with the operating system installed on your computer. • ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... page 82) to ensure that your computer is successfully communicating with the memory. • Run the Dell Diagnostics (see "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52). IF YOU EXPERIENCE OTHER MEMORY PROBLEMS ... about the type of memory supported by your computer, see "Memory" on page 123. • Run the Dell ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... 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 Software and Hardware ... cable. For a description of network lights, see "Controls and Lights" on page 126. RESTART THE COMPUTER ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... in this 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 ... (see "Memory" on page 82). • Remove and then reinstall any cards, including ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... Scanner 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
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    ... 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:...as shown on the setup diagram supplied with the speakers. If you purchased a sound card, ensure that the speakers are ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... 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. 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 Software and Hardware ... the volume is turned up and that the sound is not muted. Video and Monitor Problems CAUTION: ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ..., demagnetizing (degaussing) the monitor, and running the monitor self-test. M O V E T H E S U B W O O F E R A W A Y F R O M T H E M O N I T O R - If your speaker system includes a ...AND POSSIBLE INTERFERENCE ADJUST THE WINDOWS DISPLAY SETTINGS - 1 Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click ...
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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 ... you shut down your operating system, press and hold the power button for 4 seconds. Removing and Installing ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ...working inside the computer, be aware that the processor heat-sink assembly, power supply, graphics card, and other components may be very hot ... should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. NOTICE: ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... cable slot. NOTICE: Ensure that sufficient space exists to support the removed cover-at least 30 cm (1 ft)...the bottom edge of the computer. 6 Grip the sides of the computer cover and pivot the cover up. 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
    ... 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) processor fan 3 6 9 hard ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    System Board Components 1 2 3 4 5 20 6 19 7 8 9 18 10 17 11 16 12 15 1 4...14 battery socket (BATTERY) main power connector clear CMOS jumper (CLRCMOS) 3 6 9 13 SATA Connectors SATA0, SATA1) SATA connectors (4) (SATA2, SATA3, SATA4, SATA5 password jumper (CLRPSWD) Removing and Installing Parts...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... and heat sink connector 14 17 20 PCI Express x16 card ... by installing memory modules on the system board. For information on the type of memory supported by your computer, ... modules in the order indicated on the system board. The recommended memory configurations are: - or 82 A pair of matched ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...of memory modules in connectors DIMM_3 and DIMM_4 (black securing clips) NOTE: Memory purchased from Dell is covered under your computer warranty. NOTICE: If ... even if you purchased the new modules from Dell. If possible, do not pair an original memory module with a new ...
  • 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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    ... Properties. 10 Click the General tab. 11 To verify that the memory is installed correctly, check the amount of... Memory CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in... clip at each end of the memory module connector. 4 Grasp the module and pull up....
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... and PCI Express cards Three PCI card slots One PCI Express x1 card slot One PCI Express x16 card slot One PCI Express x4 ..., see "Installing a PCI Express Card" on page 92. Installing a PCI Card NOTE: Dell offers an optional customer kit for Audigy II and IEEE 1394 PCI add-in-cards that includes a...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    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
    ... a card retention mechanism to secure the x16 card, press the release tab downward gently and then pivot the mechanism upward to access the card slots. 5 If...from its electrical outlet before installing any cards. 8 Place the card in the connector and press down firmly. Ensure that the...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... seated card alignment bar 3 6 bracket within slot alignment guide 9 Before you close the card retention door, ensure that: • • The tops of ... top of the card or filler bracket fits 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
    ... the computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 16 If you installed a sound card: a b Enter system setup, select Integrated Audio Controller, and then change the setting to Off. Connect external audio devices to ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 5 Remove the card driver from the operating system. 6 If you removed a sound card: a b Enter system setup, select Integrated Audio Controller, and then change the setting to On. Connect external...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... wall upward. 3 Push the two release tabs on the card retention door toward each other and pivot the door open. Because ... includes a card retention mechanism to secure the x16 card, press the release tab downward gently and then pivot the mechanism upward to access the card slots. 92 Removing and ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ...2 3 1 release tab 2 card retention mechanism 3 card retention door 5 If you are installing a new card, remove the filler bracket to create a card-.... If your card includes a retention mechanism, remove the top of the retention mechanism by pressing the tab and pulling up on ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    7 Pull the securing tab, grasp the card by its top corners, and then ease it out of its connector. 4 2 3 5 1... the securing tab to seat the card. If the card is not installed correctly, you may damage the system board. 10 Place the card in the connector and press down firmly. Ensure that the card is ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... bar 3 6 bracket within slot alignment guide 11 Ensure that: • • The tops of all cards and filler brackets are flush with the alignment bar. The notch in the... a card retention mechanism, snap it into place, securing the PCI-E card. Removing and Installing Parts 95
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    ... the computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 14 If you installed a sound card: a b Enter system setup, select Integrated Audio Controller, and then change the setting to Off. Connect external audio devices to ...
  • 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)...
  • 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. Because the door ...your computer includes a card retention mechanism to secure the x16 card, press the release tab downward gently and then pivot the mechanism upward to access the card slots. 4 2 3 5 1...
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    ... to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 11 Remove the card driver from the operating system. 12 If you removed a sound card: a b Enter system setup, select Integrated Audio Controller, and then change the setting to On. Connect external audio ...
  • 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
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...in place. NOTE: The sliding plate secures and releases the drive panel and helps to secure the drives. Push from the inside and pivot the drive panel to the left to release the panel from its side hinges. 4...-panel insert 1 Turn the drive panel sideways and find the tip of the drive-panel insert tab ...
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    ...3 drive-panel insert tab 1 Slide the tab on the left side of the drive-panel insert under the center drive panel ...Rotate the drive-panel insert into place and snap the drive-panel insert tab over the ... the drive-panel insert is correctly seated in the drive panel. 102 Removing and Installing Parts
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    ... until the 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 drive and an optional Media Card Reader) Two CD or DVD drives ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... CD/DVD drives to the connectors labeled "SATA4" or "SATA5", starting with SATA4. Serial ATA hard drives and CD/DVD drives are connected to the connectors labeled "SATA0" to "SATA5" on the system board. When connecting and disconnecting a serial ATA cable, hold ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    .... 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 side of the drive and slide the drive up and out....
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... to reflect these changes in the BIOS. When you restart your computer, enter system setup (see "System Setup" on page 127). Then, go to the "Drives" section of the BIOS and under SATA 0...2 hard drive bracket 8 Connect the power and hard drive cables to the hard drive. 106 Removing and ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...to reflect these changes in the BIOS. When you restart your computer, enter system setup (see "System Setup" on page 127). Then, go to the "Drives" section of the BIOS and ... 5, set the SATA ports to the correct configuration. See the documentation that came with the hard drive for instructions ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... 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 certain ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 11 When you restart your computer, enter system setup (see "System Setup" on ... to the "Drives" section of the BIOS and under SATA 0 through 5, set the SATA port to "ON" for the hard drive you just installed. This ...
  • 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
    ... reflect these changes in the BIOS. When you restart your computer, enter system setup (see "System Setup" on page 127). Then, go to the "Drives" section of the BIOS and ...computer on its side so that the system board is on the bottom of the inside of the computer. 4 Remove the drive panel (see ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    .... 13 Enter system setup (see "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 Reader, ...
  • 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
    ... USB cable on the back of the Media Card Reader. Disconnect the other end of the cable from the USB connector on the system board (see "System Board Components... "Replacing the Computer Cover" on page 121). 10 Power up the system and enter system setup (see "System Setup" on page 127). Set the USB for...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...page 77. 2 Lay the computer on its side so that the system board is on the bottom of the inside of the computer. 3 Remove ...insert (see "Removing the Drive-Panel Insert" on page 101). 6 Remove the Media Card Reader...-panel insert and attach the screws to the new drive. 1 2 1 Media Card Reader 2 screws...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...Connect the USB cable to the back of the Media Card Reader and to the USB connector on the system board (see "System Board Components" on page 81). 2 1 1 Media Card Reader (optional) 2 USB...the Computer Cover" on page 121). 12 Power up the system and enter system setup (see "System ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... 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
    ...are removing and not replacing this drive, then be sure to disable the drive in the BIOS. When you restart your computer, enter system setup (see "System Setup" on page 127). Then, go to the "Drives" section of the BIOS and under SATA 0 through 5, set the SATA...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ...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
    ... to their electrical outlets, and then turn them on. 12 When you restart your computer, enter system setup (see "System Setup" on .... 13 Verify that your computer works correctly by running the Dell Diagnostics (see "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52). Battery Replacing the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... not to touch the system board with the object. Ensure that the object is inserted between the battery and the socket ...out the battery. Otherwise, you may damage the system board by prying off the socket or by breaking ...and then turn them on. 9 Enter system setup and restore the settings you recorded ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... 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
    ... at least 2 MB on Intel Pentium D, Pentium 4, and Core processors Level 2 (L2) Cache Memory Type Memory connectors Memory ... memory BIOS address Computer Information Chipset DMA channels Interrupt levels BIOS chip (NVRAM) NIC System clock Video Type dual-channel 533-, 667-, and 800-MHz DDR2 four 512...
  • 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 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ...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 Express x1 PCI ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... 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 (see "Power Problems" on page 71). Hard-drive access light Link integrity...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...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... cause your computer to work incorrectly. Entering System Setup 1 Turn on (or restart) your computer. 2 When the blue DELL™ ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...lost. 4 If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until you see the Microsoft® Windows® desktop, then shut.... Options List - This field appears on the left side of the system setup window. The field is a scrollable list containing features that ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... ability to boot from any floppy device. Identifies the drives attached to the SATA connectors on the system board, and lists the capacity for hard drives. Identifies and defines the SATA controller settings for RAID. You can set the SATA ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...or disables the onboard audio controller. Set to On (default) so that USB devices will be detected and supported in the operating system. This field enables and disables the ... rates. NOTE: Changing the acoustics setting does not alter your hard drive image. 130 Appendix
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... whether Execute Disable Memory Protection Technology will be on or off. System Password Password Status Execute Disable Power Management AC Recovery Auto Power On...a network prior to using the boot sequence. NOTE: The system can be powered up remotely only from suspend mode. ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... is a unique seven-digit alphanumeric system identifier. Controls SERR message mechanism to support some add-in cards. Allows you to ... - The computer attempts to boot from the primary hard drive. If no operating system is on the drive, the computer attempts to boot from the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...the CD has no operating system, the computer attempts to boot from the next bootable device. USB Device - Insert the memory device into a USB ..., press . If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until you see the Microsoft Windows desktop, then shut down your...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... system board (see "System Board Components" on page 81), and remove the jumper to clear the ... cable from the electrical outlet, then press the power button to ground the system board. 8 Remove the computer cover ... system board (see "System Board Components" on page 81) and attach the jumper to pins 1...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ...computer. 4 Connect your computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. Dell Technical Support Policy (U.S. Only... restoration of the operating system, software programs, and hardware drivers to the original default configuration as shipped from Dell, as well as the verification ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    Definition of "Dell-Installed" Software and Peripherals Dell-installed software includes the operating system and some of the software programs ..., etc.). Dell-installed peripherals include any internal expansion cards, or Dell-branded module bay or PC Card accessories. In addition, any Dell-branded ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... contact Dell electronically, you can access the following websites: • • www.dell.com support.dell.com (support) NOTE: Toll-free numbers are for use ... a telephone number listed that is specific for XPS computers, you may contact Dell through the support number listed and your call will be routed ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ..., and Dell Precision™) Technical Support (servers and storage) Website: www.dell.com.ar E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com E-mail for desktop and portable computers: ...EMC® storage products: la_enterprise@dell.com Customer Care Technical Support Technical Support Services Sales 0800-105...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: ... Care Support for XPS Home/Small Business Support for all other Dell computers Preferred Accounts/Corporate ...www.dell.com.bs E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 1-866-874-3038 Barbados ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...-Free Numbers Website: www.dell.com/br E-mail: BR-TechSupport@dell.com Customer Care and Tech Support Technical Support Fax Customer Care Fax ... (Penang, Malaysia) Online Order Status: www.dell.ca/ostatus AutoTech (automated Hardware and Warranty Support) Customer Service (Home/Home Office) Customer ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...com.cn Technical 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/dm E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com General Support toll-free: 1-866-278-6821 Dominican ...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) ....dell.com/ec E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support (Telephonica) toll-free: 8006170 Finland ...990 Country Code: 358 City Code: 9 Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: fi_support@...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... Address Area Codes, Local 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 Switchboard Switchboard (calls from outside of ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ....com General Support Website: support.ap.dell.com Technical Support E-mail: HK_support@Dell.com Technical Support (Dimension and Inspiron) Technical Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision) Technical Support (servers and storage) Technical Support (projectors, PDAs, ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...@dell.com india_support_Server@dell.com Technical Support Sales (Large Corporate Accounts) Sales (Home and Small ...: 00 Country Code: 353 City Code: 1 Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: dell_direct_support@... Support for XPS computers only Technical Support for all other Dell computers General Fax/...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com Home and Small Business Technical Support Customer Care Fax Switchboard ...90 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
    ...) Technical Support outside of Japan (servers) Technical Support (Dimension and Inspiron) Technical Support outside of Japan (Dimension and Inspiron...: 001 Country Code: 82 City Code: 2 E-mail: krsupport@dell.com Support Support (Dimension, PDA, Electronics and Accessories) Sales Fax Switchboard 148...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...) 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 (PowerApp, PowerEdge, PowerConnect, and PowerVault) ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... Name or Service Area, Website and E-Mail Address Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support (TelMex) Sales Customer Service Main toll-free: 1-866-563-4425 50-81-8800 or 01-800-...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support ... Support Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: pl_support_tech@dell.com Customer Service Phone Customer Care ... Puerto Rico St. Kitts and Nevis E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support Website: ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... in this section should be called 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 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... E-Mail Address Area Codes, Local Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: dell_za_support@dell.com ... Code: 91 Technical Support, Customer Service, and Sales (Penang, Malaysia) Website: support.euro.dell.com Home and Small Business Technical Support Customer Care Sales...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...com E-mail: ap_support@dell.com Technical Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, Inspiron, Dimension, and Electronics and Accessories) Technical Support (servers ... Country Code: 66 Website: support.ap.dell.com Technical Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision) Technical Support ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...: www.dell.com/tc E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com General Support toll-free: 1-877-441-4735 U.K. (... Care website: support.euro.dell.com/uk/en/ECare/form/home.asp Sales Home and Small Business Sales ... www.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
    ...-459-7298 Automated Order-Status Service AutoTech (portable and desktop computers) Hardware and Warranty Support (Dell TV, Printers, and ..., education, and healthcare) Customer Service and Support Employee Purchase Program (EPP) Customers Dell Sales Dell Outlet Store (...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... 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
    ... 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 (NCQ) ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... used by your computer. A byte is usually equal to 8 bits. Control Panel - A Windows utility that allows you to modify operating system and hardware settings, such as display settings. controller - A chip that controls the transfer of data between the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... board in some computers, expanding the capabilities of the computer. Examples include video, modem, and sound cards. expansion slot - A connector on the system board (in some computers) where you insert an expansion card, connecting it to the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... that interacts with the user by means of menus, windows, and icons. Most programs that operate on the Windows operating systems are GUIs. H hard drive - A drive that reads and writes data on a hard disk. The terms hard drive and hard disk are ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...mass storage devices in which the controller is integrated into the hard drive or CD drive. IEEE 1394 - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,... computer's system board. Also referred to as built-in. I/O - input/output - An operation or device that enters and extracts ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... - 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 functions, such as the clock, volume control, and print status. Also referred to as system tray. ns - nanosecond ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ...is a local bus that supports 32-and 64-bit data paths, providing a high-speed data path between the processor and devices..., 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. ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ...powered clock on the system board that keeps the date and time after you shut down... - A jumper on the system board of some computers that can often be used for troubleshooting problems. shortcut... Dell for customer service or technical support. setup program - A program that is used to install and...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...+ - super-extended graphics array plus - A video standard for video cards and controllers that supports resolutions up to 1400 x 1050. system board - The main circuit board in your computer. Also known as the motherboard. system ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... text and graphics are displayed on a monitor. Graphics-based software, such as Windows operating systems,... array - A video standard for video cards and controllers that supports resolutions up to 1280 ... array - A video standard for video cards and controllers that supports resolutions up to 1024 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... state, 56 stops responding, 67 contacting Dell, 137 copying CDs general information, 28... 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
    ... 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 ... Network Setup Wizard, 23 problems, 70 setting up, 22 Network Setup Wizard, 23 M Media Card Reader installing, 112, ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... 67-68 computer stops responding, 67 Dell Diagnostics, 52 diagnostic lights, 49 ... general, 67 hard drive, 63 Internet, 63 keyboard, 66 Media Card Reader, ... 56 , S safety instructions, 9 scanner problems, 72 Service Tag, 10 settings system setup, 127 software Hyper-Threading, 37 problems, 67-68 sound ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    standby mode, 32 support contacting Dell, 137 support website, 11 system board, 81 System Restore, 56 ... 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 ...



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