Dell Dimension 9200 Owner's Manual

Dell Dimension 9200 Manual

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  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    Dell™ XPS™ 410 Owner's Manual Service Tag CD or DVD eject button CD or DVD activity light FlexBays... 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
    ...subject to change without notice. © 2006-2007 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction ...forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, Inspiron, Dell Precision, Dimension, OptiPlex..., PowerVault, PowerApp, PowerConnect, XPS, DellNet, Dell TravelLite, Dell OpenManage, and StrikeZone...
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    Contents Finding Information ... 9 1 Setting Up and Using Your Computer . Front View of... Computer Back View of the Computer Back Panel Connectors Connecting Monitors . ... 13 13 15 16...Network Setup Wizard ... ... Transferring Information to a New Computer . Running the Files and Settings Transfer ...
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    ... 34 34 35 35 35 How to Copy a CD or DVD. . Using Blank CDs and ... Computer . ... Cleaning the Computer, Keyboard, and Monitor Cleaning the Mouse...Cleaning the Floppy Drive ...Cleaning ... ROM Utility Using the Intel® Application Accelerator Dell DataSafe (Optional) . ... Intel® Viiv™ Technology (...
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    ...Resolving Software and Hardware Incompatibilities Restoring Your Operating System ... Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore . Using Dell PC Restore by Symantec ... 4 Solving Problems. Troubleshooting Tips . Battery Problems . Drive Problems . ... 61 ...
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    ... 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 Drive-Panel Insert . Replacing ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... 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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    ...is available as a PDF at support.dell.com. NOTE: Additional information may ship with your computer. What Are You Looking... experienced users. NOTE: Drivers and documentation updates can be found at support.dell.com Warranty information Terms and Conditions (U.S. only) Safety instructions Regulatory...
  • 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 ...
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    ... with other Dell customers • Upgrades - Upgrade information for components, such as the memory, hard drive... for correct operation of your Dell computer. • How to use Windows XP • How to work with programs and... to support.dell.com, select your region or business segment, then enter your Service...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...system you ordered. • How to use Linux • E-mail discussions with users of Dell Precision™ products and the Linux operating system • ... information regarding Linux and my Dell Precision computer Dell Supported Linux Sites • linux.dell.com • lists.us.dell.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-precision...
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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 light is on when the computer reads data from ... telephony program. Use the Service Tag to identify your computer when you access the Dell Support website or ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ..., and audio devices into the appropriate connectors (see "Back Panel Connectors" 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 Using Your Computer 15
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    ... 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 network connections (such as a separate .... 4 USB 2.0 connectors (2) (rear dual) 16 Setting Up and Using Your Computer
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    ... low frequency information of 80 Hz and below. The LFE channel drives a subwoofer to provide extremely low bass extension. Systems not using...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 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    If you purchased a graphics card that supports dual monitors, follow these instructions to connect and enable your monitors. The instructions ..., then connect the adapter to the (white) DVI connector on the back of the computer. 1 2 3 Two VGA Connectors 4 One VGA Connector and one ...
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    ... the TV. NOTE: To connect a TV to your computer, an S-video cable is required. If you ...you connect the monitor(s) or television, turn on the computer. The Microsoft® Windows® desktop displays on the primary monitor... for your graphics card, see the user's guide in the Help and Support Center (click...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... setup before you connect a printer to the computer. See the documentation that came with the printer for setup... how to Obtain and install updated drivers Connect the printer to the computer Load paper and... can connect USB devices while the computer is turned on. 1 Complete the operating system setup...
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    ...If you use a dial-up connection, you need an add-in PCI modem expansion card. If you are using a dial-up connection, ...2 Double-click the MSN Explorer or AOL icon on the Microsoft® Windows® desktop. 3 Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the setup. Setting Up and Using Your Computer 21
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...Set up my connection manually, continue to step 6. Otherwise, follow the instructions on the screen to complete... cable into the network adapter connector on the computer. Do not plug the network cable... to the network adapter connector on the back of your computer. Insert the cable until it clicks into...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...the connection method This computer connects directly to the Internet enables the integrated firewall provided with Windows XP Service Pack. 4 Complete the checklist and required preparations... a new computer. You can transfer data, such as E-mail messages Toolbar settings Window sizes ...
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    ... a Direct Cable Connection Between Two Computers in Windows XP. This information may not be available in ..., click New Computer, then click Next. 4 On the Do you have a Windows XP CD? screen...this time. To copy data from the old computer: 1 On the old computer, insert the Windows XP Operating System CD....
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...removable media. To create a wizard disk, use your new computer with Windows XP and perform the following steps: 1 Click the Start button.... 4 On the Which computer is this? screen, click New Computer, then click Next. 5 On the Do you have a Windows XP CD? screen, click I want to create a Wizard Disk ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... #PA1089586 (How Do I Transfer Files From My Old Computer to My New Dell Computer Using the Microsoft® Windows® XP Operating System?). NOTE: Access to the Dell™ Knowledge Base document may not be available in some countries. Playing CDs and...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... to copy CDs, see the CD software that came with your computer. NOTE: Ensure that you observe all copyright laws when you create CDs or DVDs. A CD player includes the following basic buttons: Play ... Restart the current chapter Play Fast forward Setting Up and Using Your Computer 27
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... observe all copyright laws when creating CDs or DVDs. This section applies only to computers that have a DVD+/-RW, or CD-RW/DVD (combo) drive. NOTE: The types of CD or DVD drives offered by Dell may vary by country. 28 Setting Up and Using Your Computer
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... 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 and copies the data to a temporary folder on your computer hard drive. When prompted, insert a blank CD or DVD ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...Media Type CD-R CD-RW DVD-Writable Drives Media Type CD-R CD-... on MP3 players or on computers that have MP3 software installed. Commercially available DVD players ... theater systems may not support all available DVD formats. For a list of formats... 650-MB CD. The CD-RW drive needs 1-2 MB of blank space...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... Reader to transfer data directly to your computer. The Media Card Reader supports the following memory types xD-Picture Card SmartMedia (SMC) CompactFlash Type ...) CompactFlash Type I 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
    ... 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 computer uses when it is on and you are not using it...
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    ... 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 ... If the computer's hard drive becomes corrupted, Windows XP recreates the hibernate file automatically. Power Options Properties ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... If you want your computer to run with minimal power conservation. Max Battery - If your ... you to Place the power options icon in the Windows taskbar for quick access. Set the computer to prompt .... 3 In the Performance and maintenance window, click Conserving power on your computer. Cleaning Your ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... until it clicks into place. Cleaning the Floppy Drive NOTICE: Do not attempt to clean drive ... 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 ...
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    36 Setting Up and Using Your Computer
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    ... as two logical processors, capable of performing certain tasks simultaneously. It is recommended that you use the Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) or later operating system because Windows XP is optimized to take advantage of HyperThreading technology. While many...
  • 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
    ...segment 1 segment 2 segment 3 segment 4 segment 5 segment 6 hard drive 1 segment 1 duplicated segment 2 duplicated ... have at least two hard drives installed in your computer to set up a RAID ... "About Your RAID Configuration" on page 37. For instructions on how to install a hard drive, see "Installing...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...Intel® RAID Option ROM Utility NOTE: Hard drives of any size may be used... will result in the loss of all data on your hard drives. Back up any data...>. 6 If there are more than two hard drives available, press the up- and... the operating system (see "Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore" on page 56...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... . 6 If there are more than two hard drives available, press the up- and down-... 12 Install the operating system (see "Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore" on page 56). Deleting... following procedure will result in the loss of all data on the hard drives in your RAID configuration. Back up ...
  • 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 ...RAID volume. You already have a two-hard drive computer configured into a volume, but you ... following procedure will result in the loss of all data on the hard drives in your RAID configuration. Back up...
  • 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
    ... use your computer normally during migration process. Creating a Spare Hard Drive A spare ... configuration fails, the computer automatically rebuilds the mirror configuration using the spare hard drive as the failed ... computer does not have a spare hard drive, and the computer has reported a degraded ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... automatically stores periodic copies of your computer's hard drive data. Not only does Dell DataSafe help you to store and protect your valuable .... Intel Viiv technology is an option for systems that are ordered with Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005 and dual core ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... System Setup" on page 127). 2 Press the arrow keys to highlight the Power Management menu option, then press to access ... boxes for Enable away mode and Options are checked. 4 Click the Advanced tab. 5 From the When I press the power button on my computer drop-down menu, select Do Nothing. 6 ...
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    48 Optimizing Performance
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    ...section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. To help you troubleshoot a problem, your computer has .... Suggested Resolution • Plug the computer into a working electrical outlet (see "Power Problems" on page 71). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... the same type into your computer (see "Installing Memory" on page 83). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on ... available, install a working graphics card into your computer. • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... of the same type into your computer (see "Installing Memory" on page 83). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on...memory you are using is supported by your computer (see "Memory" on page 123). • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). • Ensure that all hard drive and CD/DVD... your screen identifying a problem with a device (such as the floppy drive or hard drive), check the device ... computers. 1 Turn on (or restart) your computer. 2 When the DELL logo appears, press immediately. If ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ..., contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). NOTE: The Service Tag for your computer is located at the top of each test screen. When contacting Dell support, ... the selected device. The Dell Diagnostics obtains configuration information for all devices from system setup, memory, 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 required drivers already installedମ. of your problem and, if necessary, update the driver. Windows XP 1 Click Start, then click Control Panel. 2 Click System. 3 In the System Properties window,...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ...you install drivers obtained from other sources, your computer might not work correctly. Using Windows XP Device Driver Rollback If a problem occurs on your computer after you install or update a driver, use Windows XP Device Driver Rollback to replace the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... by Symantec restores your hard drive to the operating state it was in when you purchased the computer. Dell PC ... resolve your operating system problem. • • Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore The Microsoft Windows XP operating system provides System Restore to allow you to return your ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... 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...Next. Enabling System Restore If you reinstall Windows XP with less than 200 MB of free hard-disk space ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... Symantec NOTICE: Using Dell PC Restore permanently deletes all data on the hard drive and removes any applications or drivers installed after you received ... PC Restore restores your hard drive to the operating state it was in when you purchased the computer. Any programs or files...
  • 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 ...s operating system. Dell PC Restore enables you to restore your hard drive to the operating state it... not remove PC Restore from your computer, even to gain additional hard-drive space. If you ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    60 Troubleshooting Tools
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Solving Problems Troubleshooting Tips Follow these tips when you troubleshoot your computer If you added or removed a part before the problem started, ... the Battery" 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
    ... Your Computer" on page 34. CHECK THE CABLE CONNECTIONS R U N T H E H A R D W A R E TR O U B L E S H O O T E R - See "Using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore" on page 56. R U N T H E D E L L D I A G N O S T I C S - See "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52. CD and DVD drive ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... the CD/DVD-RW. TU R N O F F S T A N D B Y M O D E I N W I N D O W S B E F O R E W R I T I N G T O A C D / D V D - R W D I S C - Search for the keyword standby in Windows Help. Hard drive problems RUN CHECK DISK - 1 Click Start, then click My Computer. 2 Right-...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ..., and then click Modem Helper. Follow the instructions on the screen to identify and resolve modem problems. Modem Helper is not available on all computers. VE R I F Y T H A T T H E M O D E M I S C O M M U N I C A T I N G W I T H W I N D O W S - 1 Click Start, then click ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... your computer to restore computer resources. If so, run the program that you want to use first. O P E R A T I N G S YS T E M N O T F O U N D - Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 137). Solving Problems 65
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    Media Card Reader Problems N O D R I V E L E T T E R I S A S S I G N E D - When Microsoft Windows XP detects the Media Card Reader, ... after the physical drives is mapped to a network drive, Windows XP does not automatically ... Reader slots are mapped to a drive even if no media is installed. If you ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...S - See "Diagnostic Lights" on page 49. ENSURE THAT THE POWER CABLE IS FIRMLY CONNECTED TO THE COMPUTER AND TO THE ELECTRICAL OUTLET The computer stops ... your keyboard or moving your mouse, press and hold the power button for at least 8 to 10 seconds until the computer turns off, and then restart ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...a program so that it runs in an environment similar to non-Windows XP operating system environments. 1 Click Start,... press and hold the power button for at least 8 to 10 seconds until the computer turns off, ... IMMEDIATELY USE A VIRUS-SCANNING PROGRAM TO CHECK THE HARD DRIVE, FLOPPY DISKS, OR CDS SAVE ...
  • 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
    ...Network Problems CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions ...Information Guide. C H E C K T H E N E T W O R K C A B L E C O N N E C T O R - Ensure that the network cable is firmly inserted into the network connector on the back of the computer ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ...See "Resolving Software and Hardware Incompatibilities" on page 56. Power Problems CAUTION: Before you perform any of ... cards (see "Cards" on page 86). I F T H E P O W E R L I G H T I S B L I N K I N G A M B E R - The computer is receiving electrical power, but an internal power problem may exist....
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    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
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    ... a sound card, ensure that the speakers are connected to the card. E N S U R E T H A T T H E S U B W O O F E R A N D T H E S P E A K E R S A R E T U R N E D O N - See the setup diagram supplied with the speakers. If your speakers have volume controls, adjust the volume, bass, or ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. NOTE: See the monitor documentation for troubleshooting procedures. The screen ... extension cables and connect the monitor directly to the computer. • Swap the computer and monitor power cables to determine if the power...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... the button to ensure that the monitor is turned on. • If the power light is lit or blinking, the monitor has.... • If the power light is blinking, press a key on the keyboard or move the mouse to resume normal.... 3 Adjust Screen resolution and Color quality settings, as needed. Solving Problems 75...
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    76 Solving Problems
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    ... flat-blade screwdriver Phillips screwdriver Flash BIOS update program (download from support.dell.com) Turning Off Your Computer NOTICE: To avoid losing data, ... shut down 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
    ...its pins. CAUTION: When working inside the computer, be aware that the processor heat-sink assembly, power supply, graphics card, and other ... technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... are working on a level, protected surface to avoid scratching either the computer or the surface on which it is resting. 3 Lay your computer on its side ... the cover release latch on the top panel. 1 2 3 1 cover release latch 2 computer cover 3 hinge tabs (3) 5 Locate the three hinge tabs on the ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... 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
    ... 5 20 6 19 7 8 9 18 10 17 11 16 12 15 1 4 7 memory module connectors (1, 2, 3, 4) front panel I/O connector FlexBay USB connector 2 5 8 14 battery socket (BATTERY) main power connector clear CMOS jumper (CLRCMOS) 3 6 9 13 SATA Connectors SATA0, SATA1...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ...connector 14 17 20 PCI Express x16 card connector floppy drive connector (FLOPPY) ... connector processor power connector 12 15 18 PCI Express x4 card connector PS/2...and Serial connector CPU fan connector Memory You can increase your computer memory by installing memory modules on the system board. ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    .... NOTICE: If you remove your original memory modules from the computer during a memory upgrade, keep them separate from any new modules that you may have, even if...1-GB DIMMs. Current operating systems, such as Microsoft® Windows® XP can only use a maximum of 4 GB of address space;...
  • 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
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...RAM) listed. Removing Memory CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product ... (see "Removing the Computer Cover" on page 78). 3 Press out the securing clip at each end of the memory module connector. 4 Grasp the module and pull up. If...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... an unpainted metal surface on the computer. Your Dell™ computer provides the following slots for PCI and PCI Express cards Three PCI card slots One...PCI Express card, see "Installing a PCI Express Card" on page 92. Installing a PCI Card NOTE: Dell offers an optional customer...
  • 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
    ...card retention door 4 If your computer includes a card retention mechanism to secure the x16 ... 7. 6 If you are replacing a card that is already installed in the computer, remove the card. If necessary, ..., be sure to unplug your computer from its electrical outlet before installing any cards. 8 Place ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...6 bracket within slot alignment guide 9 Before you close the card retention door, ensure that: • • The tops of all cards and filler brackets are flush with the alignment bar....the card or filler bracket fits around the alignment guide. 1 2 1 card retention door 2 release tabs (2) ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... removing the card permanently, install a filler bracket 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 to maintain FCC ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...Connect the network cable to the integrated connector on the back panel of the computer. 7 If you removed an add-in network connector: a b PCI Express Cards Your computer supports One PCI Express x1 card One PCI Express x16 card One PCI Express x4 card If you are...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    Installing a PCI Express Card 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 77. 2... tabs (2) alignment guide 3 6 lever on chassis wall (may not be present on all computers) alignment bar... remain in the open position. 4 If your computer includes a card retention mechanism to secure the x16 ...
  • 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. If necessary, disconnect any cables connected to the card. If your card includes a...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... its top corners, 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... be sure to unplug your computer from its electrical outlet before installing any cards. 9 If you are installing...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... bracket within slot alignment guide 11 Ensure that: • • The tops of all cards and filler brackets... bar. The notch in the top of the card or filler bracket fits around the alignment guide. 12 If ... retention mechanism, snap it into place, securing the PCI-E card. Removing and Installing Parts ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... behind the cards. Cables routed over the cards can prevent the computer cover from closing properly or cause damage to the equipment. NOTICE: To connect a network ... the network device and then plug the cable into the computer. 13 Replace the computer cover, reconnect the computer and...
  • 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 Remove the computer cover (see "Removing the ... filler bracket 2 5 release tabs (2) alignment guide 3 6 lever on chassis wall (may not be present on all computers) alignment bar 3 If present on ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... 3 card retention door 5 If your computer includes a card retention mechanism to secure the x16 card, ... downward gently and then pivot the mechanism upward to access the card slots. 4 2 3 5 1 1 4 PCI Express x16 card ... PCI Express x1 card 2 5 PCI Express x16 card PCI Express x1 card slot 3 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... removing the card permanently, install a filler bracket 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 to maintain FCC ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before removing the cover. Removing the Drive Panel 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 77. 2 Remove the computer ... "Removing the Computer Cover" on page 78). 2 1 3 1 sliding plate 2 sliding plate lever 3 drive ...
  • 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 ...the 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 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    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
    ...toward the computer 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...
  • 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
    Removing a Hard Drive 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 77. 2 Remove the computer cover (see "Removing the Computer Cover" on page 78). 3 Disconnect the power and hard drive cables from the drive. 1 2 1 power cable 2 hard drive cable 4 Press in...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...the drive is configured for your computer. 5 If your replacement hard drive does not have the ...hard drive bracket onto the replacement hard drive. 7 Install the hard drive into the computer by sliding the ... 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
    ... power cable 2 hard drive cable 9 Check all connectors to be certain that they are properly ... Setup" on page 127). Then, go to the "Drives" section of the BIOS and under SATA... 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
    ...computer cover (see "Removing the Computer Cover" on page 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... 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
    ...under SATA 0 through 5, set the SATA port to "ON" for the hard drive you just installed. This enables... Panel" on page 100). 4 Disconnect the power and floppy drive cables from the back of the floppy... from the system board. Remove the floppy drive cable from the computer. Removing and Installing Parts...
  • 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
    ...Installing a Floppy Drive 1 Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" on page 77. 2 Remove the computer ...side so that the system board is on the bottom of the inside of the computer. 4 Remove the drive panel (see "Removing ... into place and the drive snaps into position. 8 Attach the power and floppy...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...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, see "Using...
  • 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
    ...right and hold in place. Then, slide the drive out the front of the computer. 7 Replace the drive panel insert (see "...Replace the drive panel (see "Replacing the Drive Panel" on page 103). 9 Replace the computer cover (see "Replacing the Computer Cover" on page 121). 10 Power up the system and enter ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... computer cover (see "Removing the Computer Cover" on page 78). 4 Remove the drive panel (see "... from its packaging. 7 Remove the shoulder screws from the inside of the drive-panel insert and attach the screws ... until you feel a click or feel the drive securely installed. NOTE: Ensure that the Media ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    .... 11 Replace the computer cover (see "Replacing the Computer Cover" on page 121). 12 Power up the system and enter system setup (see "System ... to ON. CD/DVD Drive CAUTION: Before you perform any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... the computer cover (see "Removing the Computer Cover" on page 78). 3 Remove the drive panel (see "Removing the Drive Panel" on page 100). 4 Disconnect the power cable from the back of ...the drive and the system board. 1 2 3 1 CD/DVD drive cable 2 power cable 3 system board Removing ...
  • 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 (see "Replacing the Drive Panel" on page 103). 8 Replace the computer cover (see "... not replacing this drive, then be sure to disable the drive in the BIOS. When you restart your computer, ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    5 Remove three shoulder screws from the inside of the drive-panel insert and attach the screws to the... the drive into the drive bay until the drive clicks into position. 7 Connect the power cable to ...CD/DVD cable to the drive and system board. 1 2 3 1 CD/DVD cable 2 power cable 3 system board ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...with the drive for instructions on installing any software required for drive operation. 13 Verify that your computer works correctly by running the Dell Diagnostics (see "Dell Diagnostics" on page 52). Battery Replacing the Battery CAUTION: Before you ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... that all cables are connected, and fold cables out of the way. Gently pull the power cables toward you so that they do not get caught underneath the drives. 2 Ensure that no tools or extra parts are left inside the computer. Removing and Installing Parts 121
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... sides of the cover 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 ... Connection 800- or 1066-MHz data rate (depending on your processor) PCI Express Appendix 123
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...connector size connector data width (maximum) PCI Express connector connector size connector ...connector size connector data width (maximum) PCI Express connector connector size connector ...) one x16 164 pins 16 PCI Express lanes one x4 (x8... wired as x4 electrically) 98 pins 4 PCI Express lanes one x1 36...
  • 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, ..., Media Card Reader two 3.5-inch hard-drive bays System board connectors: Serial ATA FlexBay Drive Fan PCI PCI Express x1 PCI Express x4 /x8 PCI Express x16 Thermal sensor 1x2 four 7-pin connectors USB 10-...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... light, this indicates a problem with the system board (see "Power Problems" on page 71). Hard-drive access light Link integrity light (on integrated...49) AUXPWR on the system board Voltage (see the safety instructions Manual switched power supply: in the Product Information Guide 90 to 135 V and 180...
  • 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
    ... to wait until you see the Microsoft® Windows® desktop, then shut down your computer (see "Turning Off Your Computer" ... list containing features that define the configuration of your computer, including installed hardware, power conservation, and security features. Scroll up and down the list with ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... additional features supported by your processor. Indicates the type and amount of installed memory, memory speed...device in the list. CPU Info Memory Info Date/Time Boot Sequence Drives Diskette ...connectors on the system board, and lists the capacity for hard drives. Identifies and defines the SATA ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... the current acoustics mode setting. • Quiet - The hard drive operates at its most quiet setting.... operates at the level suggested by the drive manufacturer. • Performance - The hard drive operates at its maximum speed... the acoustics setting does not alter your hard drive image. 130 Appendix...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... Disable Memory Protection Technology will be on or off. System Password Password Status Execute Disable Power Management ...work if you turn off your computer using a power strip or surge protector. Remote Wake Up This option allows the computer to power up when a NIC or Remote Wakeup-capable modem...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...- The computer attempts to boot from the floppy drive. If there is no floppy in the drive or there is no floppy drive ...an error message. Follow the on-screen instructions to retry the boot. • Onboard SATA Hard Drive - The computer attempts to boot from the primary hard drive. If no operating ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    • Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive - The computer attempts to boot from the CD drive. If no CD is in the drive, or if the CD has no operating system, the computer attempts to boot ..., for example, to restart your computer to a USB device such as a floppy drive, memory key, or CD-RW drive. ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... then turn them on. 5 After the Microsoft® Windows® desktop appears on your computer, shut down ... and disconnect it from the electrical outlet. 7 Disconnect the computer power cable from the electrical outlet, then press the power button to ground the system board. 8 Remove the computer cover (see ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ..., and hardware drivers to the original default configuration as shipped from Dell, as well as the verification of appropriate functionality of the computer and all Dell-... limited warranty and any optional support service contract purchased with the computer. All Dell-standard components included in a...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... programs that are installed on the computer during the manufacturing process (Microsoft® Office, Norton Antivirus, etc.). Dell-... peripherals include any internal expansion cards, or Dell-branded module bay or PC ... not under the Dell brand (printers, scanners, cameras, games, etc.). Support for all ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... the FCC regulations Product name: Dell™ XPS™ 410 Model number: DCTA Company name: Dell Inc. Worldwide Regulatory Compliance & Environmental Affairs... countries. If you do not see a telephone number listed that is specific for XPS computers, you may contact Dell through the support number listed ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...: www.dell.com.ar E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com E-mail for desktop and portable computers: la-techsupport@dell.com E-mail for servers and EMC® storage products: la_enterprise@dell.com Customer Care Technical Support Technical Support Services Sales 0800-105 Argentina (...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    .../Corporate Customer Care Support for XPS Home/Small Business Support for all other Dell computers Preferred Accounts/... (Brussels) International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 32 City Code: 2 Website: support.euro.dell.com Tech Support for XPS Tech Support for all other Dell computers Tech Support Fax...
  • 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
    ....com/cl E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Sales and Customer Support Technical Support (CTC) Technical ... Customer Care E-mail: customer_cn@dell.com Technical Support Fax Technical Support (Dimension and ... Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision) Technical Support (servers and storage) Technical ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... (Copenhagen) International Access Code: 00 Country Code: 45 Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all other Dell computers Customer Care (Relational) Home/Small Business Customer Care Switchboard (Relational) Switchboard Fax ...
  • 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
    ... and Small Business Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all other Dell computers Customer Care Switchboard ... Code: 69 Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: tech_support_central_europe@dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all other Dell computers Home/Small Business ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support Gold Service Technical Support... Code: 001 Country Code: 852 E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com General Support E-mail: la-techsupport@... Support (OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision) Technical Support (servers and storage) Technical ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... HelpDesk Customer Care Home User Customer Care Small Business Customer Care Corporate Customer Care Technical Support Technical Support for XPS computers only Technical Support for all other Dell computers General Fax/Sales Fax Switchboard U.K. ...
  • 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
    ... outside of Japan (Dimension and Inspiron) Technical Support (Dell Precision, OptiPlex, and Latitude) ... Support outside of Japan (Dell Precision, OptiPlex, and Latitude) Technical Support (PDAs, projectors, ... 82 City Code: 2 E-mail: krsupport@dell.com Support Support (Dimension, PDA, Electronics and ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... Access Code: 00 Country Code: 352 Website: support.euro.dell.com Support Home/Small Business Sales Corporate Sales ... Code: 4 Technical Support Customer Service (Xiamen, China) Transaction Sales (Xiamen, China) Website: support.ap.dell.com Technical Support (Dell Precision, OptiPlex, and Latitude) ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ..., and Toll-Free Numbers E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support (TelMex) Sales Customer Service Main toll-free: 1-866-563-...techsupport@dell.com General Support Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all other Dell computers Technical Support Fax Home...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... Numbers, and Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for... Technical Support Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: pl_support_tech@dell.com Customer Service Phone Customer Care ... 999 707200149 800 300 413 800 300 410 or 800 300 411 or 800 300 412 ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...dell.com/vc E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support Singapore (Singapore) International Access Code:... or Malaysia only. Website: support.ap.dell.com Technical Support (Dimension, Inspiron, and... (OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision) Technical Support (PowerApp, PowerEdge, PowerConnect, and...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...Code: 91 Technical Support, Customer Service, and Sales (Penang, Malaysia) Website: support.euro.dell.com Home and Small Business Technical Support Customer ...: 00 Country Code: 46 City Code: 8 Website: support.euro.dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical Support for all ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... Toll-Free Numbers Website: support.euro.dell.com E-mail: Tech_support_central_Europe@dell.com Technical Support for XPS Technical Support (Home and Small Business) for all other Dell products Technical Support (Corporate) Customer Care ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... Care Local Government & Education Customer Care Health Customer Care Technical Support Technical Support for XPS computers only Technical Support (Corporate/... Website: www.dell.com/uy E-mail: la-techsupport@dell.com Technical Support toll-free: 413-598-2522 Appendix 155
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...and Warranty Support (Dell TV, Printers, and Projectors) for Relationship customers Americas Consumer XPS Support Consumer (Home and Home Office) Support for all other Dell products ... Service and Warranty Sales Fax Dell Services for the Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or Speech-Impaired toll...
  • 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
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    158 Appendix
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... the video circuitry and the computer memory. AHCI - Advanced Host Controller Interface - An interface for a SATA hard drive Host Controller which allows the... A disk that you can use to start your computer. In case your hard drive is damaged or your computer has a virus...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... and other architectural changes to boost memory speed to over 400 MHz. device - Hardware such as a disk drive, printer, or keyboard that is installed in or connected to your computer. device driver - See driver. DIMM - dual in-line memory module - A circuit board ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... improved version of the IDE interface for hard drives and CD drives. EMI - electromagnetic interference .... ExpressCards support both the PCI Express and USB 2.0 standard. Express Service Code ... on a sticker on your Dell™ computer. Use the Express Service Code when contacting Dell for assistance. ...
  • 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
    ...mass storage devices in which the controller is integrated into the hard drive or CD drive. IEEE 1394 - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A high-performance serial... 1 MB equals 1024 KB. When used to refer to hard drive storage, the term is often rounded to 1,...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... transfer ratings. media bay - A bay that supports devices such as optical drives, a second battery, or a Dell TravelLite™ module. memory - A temporary... printer to your computer. Also referred to as an LPT port. partition - A physical storage area on a hard drive that is assigned...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... self-test - Diagnostics programs, loaded automatically by the BIOS, that perform basic tests on the major computer components, such as memory, hard drives, and video. If no problems are detected during POST, the computer continues the start-up. ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... - The number of rotations that occur per minute. Hard drive speed is often measured in rpm.... of the platform base that protects the hard drive by acting as a dampening device when a computer experiences resonating... used to connect devices to a computer, such as hard drives, CD drives, printers, and...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... password. Unless you understand what effect the settings have on the computer, do not change the settings for this program. UPS - uninterruptible power supply - A backup power source used when the electrical power fails or drops to an unacceptable ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...sectors of a floppy disk. If the floppy disk is left in the drive when the computer is shut down and then turned on, the... 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...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... Express, 92 PCI Express, 91 removing PCI, 90 removing PCI Express, 97 CD/DVD drive problems, 62 CD-RW drive problems, ...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, ... memory problems, 69 O operating system reinstalling, 12 reinstalling Windows XP 56 , Operating System CD, 12 I installing...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ..., 61 volume adjusting, 73 Product Information Guide, 9 Program Compatibility Wizard, 68 regulatory information, 9 reinstalling Windows XP 56 , S safety instructions, 9 scanner problems, 72 Service Tag, 10 settings system setup, 127 software ...
  • Dell Dimension 9200 | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... entering, 127 options, 129 screens, 128 V volume adjusting, 73 W warranty information, 9 Windows XP Device Driver Rollback, 55 Files and Settings Transfer ... numbers, 137 transferring information to a new computer, 23, 26, 37 troubleshooting Dell Diagnostics, 52 diagnostic lights, 49...



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