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 logo ... 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 Working Inside Your Computer . Removing the Battery Procedure ... 9 10 10 ... ... Replacing the Battery Procedure 11 11 11 ... ... Removing the Memory Module...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... the Hard-Drive Assembly . Procedure ...Postrequisites . ... 20 20 20 ... Removing the Keyboard Prerequisites. Procedure . . 21 21 21 ... Replacing the Keyboard Procedure ...Postrequisites . 23 23 23 ... Removing the Palm-Rest . Prerequisites. Procedure . . 24 24 24 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    Replacing the System Board . ... 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 Heat-...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    .... Procedure . . 61 61 62 ... Replacing the Display Panel Procedure ...Postrequisites . 64 64 64 ... Removing the Camera Module . Prerequisites. Procedure . . 65 65 66 ... Replacing the Camera Module Procedure ...Postrequisites . 67 67 67 ... Flashing the BIOS . 68 6 | Contents
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... exit all open programs. Follow the instructions to shut down your computer based on the operating system installed on your computer. • Windows 8: Move your mouse pointer...-right corner of the screen to open the Charms sidebar, and then click Settings→ Power→ Shutdown. Windows 7: Click...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. WARNING: Disconnect all power ... and avoid touching pins and contacts. CAUTION: Only a certified service technician... of the computer. While you work, periodically touch an unpainted metal surface to dissipate static...
  • 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 ensure that no stray screws remain inside your computer. Connect any external devices, cables, cards, and any other part(s) you removed before working on your computer. ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ...safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 Close the display and turn the ...unlocked. Lift and remove the battery off the computer base to disconnect it from the computer. 2 1 1 battery latches (2) 2 battery 10 |...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... working inside your computer, follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your 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 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites Remove the battery. See "Removing the ..., lift the memory-module cover out of the slots on the computer base. 2 1 1 captive screw 2 memory-module cover 12 | Removing the...
  • 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 connector Removing the Memory ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... 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 captive screw that secures the memory-module cover to the computer base. Postrequisites Replace the battery. See "Replacing the Battery...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Prerequisites Remove the battery. See "Removing the ...2 Remove the screw that secures the optical-drive assembly to the computer base. Using your fingertips, slide the optical-drive assembly ...
  • 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... optical-drive bracket aligns with the screw hole on computer base. Postrequisites Replace the battery. See "Replacing the Battery...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. CAUTION: To avoid data loss, do not remove ...1 2 Remove the screws that secure the hard-drive assembly to the computer base. Slide the hard-drive assembly forward to disconnect the ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    3 Using the pull-tab, lift the 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 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. CAUTION: Hard drives are extremely fragile. ... that secure the hard-drive assembly to the computer base. Postrequisites 1 2 Follow the instructions from step 3 to step 4 in "Replacing the Memory ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... working inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...to release the keyboard from the palm-rest assembly. Turn the keyboard over and place it on the palm-rest assembly. Lift the connector...and 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
    ...inside your computer, follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 3 Slide the keyboard cable into the connector on the...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... 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 ... computer over. Remove the screws that secure the palm-rest to the computer base. 1 1 screws (12) 24 | Removing the Palm-Rest
  • 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 cable Removing the Palm-Rest...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...scribe gently lift and release the tabs on palm-rest from the slots on the computer base. CAUTION: Carefully separate the palm-rest assembly from the display ...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
    ..." on page 9. For additional 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 base. Press down on the palm-rest to snap it...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 1 2 3 4 5 Remove the battery. See "Removing the ...
  • 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
    ... working inside your computer, follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure CAUTION: To avoid damage to the wireless mini-...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 1 2 3 4 5 Remove the battery. See "Removing the ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    Procedure 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... 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 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... 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... into place. Replace the screw that secures the I/O board to the computer base. Connect the I/O board cable to the connector on the I/O board. ...
  • 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
    Procedure 1 2 3 Peel the tape that secures the display cable to the 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...
  • 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
    ... safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. WARNING: The coin-cell battery may explode if ... coin-cell batteries according to the manufacturer's instructions. CAUTION: Removing the coin-cell battery resets the BIOS settings to default. ...
  • 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
    ...working inside your computer, follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your Computer" 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....
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Remove the battery. See "Removing ...
  • 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-sink), 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-...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...working inside your computer, follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional 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 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Remove the battery. See "Removing ...
  • 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 connector on 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 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... working inside your computer, follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional 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 with ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Remove the battery. See "Removing ...
  • 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
    ... 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 speakers on the computer base. Route the speaker cable through the routing guides on ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 1 2 3 4 5 6 Remove the battery. See "Removing the ...
  • 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
    ... on page 9. For additional 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 base and align the screw holes on the display ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Remove the battery. See "Removing the...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    Procedure 1 Press the hinge covers 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...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... working inside your computer, follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 Align the display bezel with the display ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Remove the battery. See "Removing ...
  • 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
    ...After working inside your computer, follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Procedure 1 2 Align the screw holes on the display ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Remove the battery. See "Removing ...
  • 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
    ... inside your computer, follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 9. For additional 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 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... inside your computer, follow the instructions in "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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Remove the battery. See "Removing ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    Procedure 1 2 3 4 Remove the screw that secures the camera module to the display 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...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...working inside your computer, follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your Computer" 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 ...
  • Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... the 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 ...



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