Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 Owner's Manual

Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 Manual

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  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    Dell Inspiron 15/15R Owner's Manual Computer model: Inspiron 3521/5521/5537 Regulatory model: P28F Regulatory type: P28F001/P28F003
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ..., personal injury, or death. _____ © 2012-2013 Dell Inc. Trademarks used in this text: Dell™, the DELL logo, and Inspiron™ are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft®, Windows®, and the Windows start button ... owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell under license. 2013 - 05 Rev. A01
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    Contents Before You Begin ... 7 7 8 8 Turn Off Your Computer and Connected Devices . Safety Instructions ...Recommended Tools ... After ... the Battery Procedure ... 9 10 10 ... ... Replacing the Battery Procedure 11 11 11 ... ... Removing the Memory Module(s). Prerequisites. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... Removing the Palm-Rest . Prerequisites. Procedure . . 24 24 24 ... Replacing the Palm-Rest . Procedure ...Postrequisites . 27 27 27 ... Removing ... Removing the I/O Board Prerequisites. Procedure . . 31 31 32 ... Replacing the I/O Board Procedure ...Postrequisites . 33 33 33 ... Removing the ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ...... 37 37 37 37 Procedure ...Postrequisites ...Entering the Service Tag in system setup . Removing the Coin-Cell Battery . Prerequisites. Procedure . . ... 38 38 39 ... Replacing the Coin-Cell Battery . Procedure ...Postrequisites . 40 40 40 ... Removing the ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... ... Removing the Display Hinges . Prerequisites. Procedure . . 58 58 59 ... Replacing the Display Hinges Procedure ...Postrequisites . 60 60 60 ... Removing the... Procedure . . 65 65 66 ... Replacing the Camera Module Procedure ...Postrequisites . 67 67 67 ... Flashing the BIOS . 68 6 | ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    Before You Begin Turn Off Your Computer and Connected Devices CAUTION:...exit all open programs before you turn off your computer. 1 2 Save and ... to the upper-right or lower-right corner of the screen to open the Charms sidebar, and then... shuts down and then the computer turns off. NOTE: If you are using...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. WARNING: Disconnect all power sources before opening the computer cover or panels. After you...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    After Working Inside Your Computer After you complete the replacement procedures, ensure the following Replace all screws and ... all attached devices to their electrical outlets. CAUTION: Before turning on your computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 Close the display and turn the computer over. Slide the battery latches on each end of the battery ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure Align the tabs on the battery with the slots on the battery bay and snap the battery...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    3 4 Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory-module connector until the memory module pops up. Remove the memory module from the memory-module connector. 3 2 1 1 3 securing clips (2) memory module 2 memory-module ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ..." on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 Align the notch on the memory module with the tab on the memory-module connector. Slide the ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    3 4 5 Remove the screws that secure the optical-drive bracket to the optical-drive assembly. Remove the optical-drive bracket from the optical-drive assembly. Carefully pry the optical-drive bezel and remove it from the optical-drive assembly. 2 1 3 4 1 3 optical-drive bezel screws (2) 2 4 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 4 Align the tabs on the optical-drive bezel ...with the screw hole on computer base. Postrequisites Replace the battery. See "Replacing the Battery" on page 11. Replacing the...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. CAUTION: To avoid data loss, do not remove the hard drive while the computer is in Sleep or On state. CAUTION:...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... hard-drive assembly out of the computer base. 2 1 1 hard-drive assembly 2 pull-tab 4 5 Remove the screws that secure the hard-drive bracket to the hard drive. Lift the hard-drive bracket off the hard drive. 1 2 1 screws (2) 2 hard-drive bracket Removing the Hard-Drive Assembly | 19
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ...safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. CAUTION: Hard drives are extremely fragile. ... base. Postrequisites 1 2 Follow the instructions from step 3 to step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... towards the display to release the keyboard from the palm-rest assembly. Turn the keyboard over and place it on the palm-rest assembly. ... disconnect the keyboard from the connector on the system board. Lift the keyboard off the palm-rest assembly. 1 2 3 1 3 connector latch keyboard 2 keyboard ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 Slide the keyboard cable into the ... under the tabs on the palm-rest assembly. Postrequisites Replace the battery. See "Replacing the Battery" on page 11. Replacing the ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    3 4 Turn the computer over and open the display as far as possible. Lift the connector latches and pull the pull-tab to disconnect the touchpad cable and the power-button cable from the system board. 1 2 3 1 3 touchpad cable connector latches (2) 2 power-button...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... and release the tabs on palm-rest from the slots on the computer base. CAUTION: Carefully separate the palm-rest assembly from the display assembly to avoid damage to the display assembly. 7 Lift the palm-rest off the computer base. 1 2 1 screws (7) 2 palm-rest 26 | Removing the Palm-Rest
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 4 5 6 Align the palm-rest over the computer...page 17. Follow the instructions from step 3 and step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 5 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10....
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    3 Slide and remove the wireless mini-card out of the system-board connector. 2 1 1 wireless mini-card 2 system-board connector Removing the Wireless Mini-Card | 29
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure CAUTION: To avoid damage to the wireless...page 17. Follow the instructions from step 3 and step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "Replacing...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 5 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10....
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... 1 2 3 Remove the screw that secures the I/O board to the computer base. Use the pull-tab to disconnect the I/O board cable from the connector on the system board. Gently lift and remove the I/O board off the computer base. 3 1 2 1 3 I/O board screw 2 I/O board cable 32 | Removing the I/O Board
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 Gently slide the I/O board below the tab ... page 17. Follow the instructions from step 3 and step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. NOTE: Your computer's Service Tag is stored in the system board. You must enter the ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... system board. Disconnect the display cable from the connector on the system board. Disconnect the power adapter-port cable, speaker cable, and the I/O board cable from the system board. 5 1 2 3 4 1 3 5 display cable power-adapter-port cable I/O board cable 2 4 tape speaker cable ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    4 5 Remove the screw that secures the system board to the computer base. Lift the system board off the computer base. 2 1 1 system board screw 36 | Removing the System Board
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. NOTE: Your computer's Service Tag is stored in the system board. You must enter the ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. WARNING: The coin-cell battery may explode if installed incorrectly. Replace the coin-cell ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    Procedure 1 2 Turn the system board over and place it on a flat surface. Using a plastic scribe, gently pry out the coin-cell battery out of the battery socket on the system board. 1 2 1 plastic scribe 2 coin-cell battery Removing the Coin-Cell Battery | 39
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. WARNING: The battery may explode if installed incorrectly. Replace the battery only with the same or ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    Procedure 1 2 3 Turn the system board over and place the system board on a flat surface. In sequential order (indicated on the heat-...), remove the screws that secure the heat-sink to the system board. Lift the heat-sink off the system board. 2 1 1 screw (6) 2 fan 42 | Removing the Heat-Sink
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 Clean the thermal grease from the bottom ... page 20. Follow the instructions from step 3 and step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    Procedure 1 2 3 4 Turn the system board over and place the system board on a flat surface. Disconnect the fan cable from the ... the system board. Remove the screw that secures the fan to the system board. Lift the fan off the system board. 3 1 2 1 3 screw fan cable 2 fan Removing the Fan | 45
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 Align the screw holes on the fan ... page 20. Follow the instructions from step 3 and step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "Replacing...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    Procedure 1 2 Peel the tape that secures the LED silicon tubes to the computer base. Lift and remove the LED silicon tubes off the computer base. 2 1 1 tape 2 LED silicon tubes 48 | Removing the Speakers
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    3 4 Note the speaker cable routing and remove the cable from the routing guides on the computer base. Lift the speakers, along with the speaker cable, off the computer base. 2 1 1 speaker cable routing 2 speakers (2) Removing the Speakers | 49
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 4 Align the speakers on the computer base. Route... 20. Follow the instructions from step 3 and step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 5 6 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10....
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    Procedure 1 2 3 Peel the tape that secures the display cable to the system board. Disconnect the display cable from the connectors on the system board. Disconnect the wireless mini-card cables from the connectors on the wireless mini-card. 1 2 1 display cable 2 wireless mini-card cables (2) 52 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    4 5 6 Move aside the power adapter-port cable from the screws. Remove the screws that secure the display assembly to the computer base. Lift the display assembly off the computer base. 1 2 3 1 3 display assembly power adapter-port cable 2 screws (3) Removing the Display Assembly | 53
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 4 5 Place the display assembly on the computer ... 20. Follow the instructions from step 3 and step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ...Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... on the sides and lift the hinge covers to remove it from the display assembly. 1 1 hinge covers (2) 2 3 Using your fingertips, carefully pry up the inside edge of the display bezel. Remove the display bezel off the display back-cover. 1 1 display bezel 56 | Removing the Display Bezel
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 Align the display bezel with the display ... on page 20. Follow the instructions from step 3 and step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    Procedure 1 2 Remove the screws that secure the display hinges to the display panel. Lift the display hinges off the display back-cover. 1 2 1 screws (8) 2 display hinges (2) Removing the Display Hinges | 59
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 Align the screw holes on the display...page 20. Follow the instructions from step 3 and step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "Replacing...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10....
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    Procedure 1 2 Remove the screws that secure the display panel to the display back-cover. Gently lift the display panel and turn it over. 2 1 3 1 3 display back-cover screws (4) 2 display panel 62 | Removing the Display Panel
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    3 4 Peel the tape that is adhered over the display cable. Disconnect the display cable from the connector on the display panel. 1 2 1 display cable 2 tape Removing the Display Panel | 63
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 4 5 Connect the display cable to the connector ... 20. Follow the instructions from step 3 and step 4 in "Replacing the Memory Module(s)" on page 14. Replace the battery. See "...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Remove the battery. See "Removing the Battery" on page 10. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... back-cover. Disconnect the camera cable from the connector on the camera module. Peel the tape that secures the camera module to the display back-cover. Lift the camera module off the display back-cover. 1 2 3 4 1 3 screw tape 2 4 camera module camera cable 66 | Removing the Camera Module
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 4 Align the camera module on the display back-cover. Replace the screw that secures the camera ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...BIOS The BIOS may require flashing when an update is available or when replacing the system board. To flash the BIOS: 1 2 3 Turn on the computer. Go to dell.com/support. If you have your computer's Service Tag, type your computer's Service Tag and click ...



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