Our goal is to provide you with a quick access to the content of the user manual for Dell E Using the online preview, you can quickly view the contents and go to the page where you will find the solution to your problem with Dell E If looking through the Dell E user manual directly on this website is not convenient for you, there are two possible solutions:. Many people prefer to read the documents not on the screen, but in the printed version. The option to print the manual has also been provided, and you can use it by clicking the link above - Print the manual. You do not have to print the entire manual Dell E but the selected pages only.
|Published (Last):||11 May 2014|
|PDF File Size:||19.16 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||16.60 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Quick Links. See also: Owner's Manual. Table of Contents. Dell Dimension E Service Manual. A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer. Information in this document is subject to change without notice. Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. A component can be replaced by performing the removal procedure in reverse order.
Recommended Tools The procedures in this document may require the following tools Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Some cables have a connector with locking tabs; Connect one end of a network cable to either a network jack or your network or broadband device, and then connect the other end of the network cable to the network adapter connector on your computer. On computers with a video card, use the connector on the card. Level 1 L1 cache Page Beep Codes through Memory not being properly identified or used Memory failure above address 0FFFFh If you experience any of the following non-memory related beep code errors, see "Contacting Dell" in your Owner's Manual for instructions on obtaining technical assistance.
Upon restart, the computer boots according to the boot sequence specified in system setup. Page What Is A Driver Advanced Troubleshooting: Dell Dimension E Service Manual Custom The Dell Diagnostics obtains configuration information for all devices from system setup, memory, and Test various internal tests, and it displays the information in the device list in the left pane of the screen.
If you install drivers obtained from other sources, your computer may not function properly. Page 26 Advanced Troubleshooting: Dell Dimension E Service Manual If a device is not detected during the operating system setup or is detected but incorrectly configured, you can use the Hardware Troubleshooter to resolve the incompatibility.
To resolve incompatibilities using the Hardware Troubleshooter: 1. Turn on or restart your computer. NOTE: Keyboard failure may result when a key on the keyboard is held down for extended periods of time. Options List — This field appears on the left side of the system setup window. The field is a scrollable list containing features that define the configuration of your computer, including installed hardware, power conservation, and security features.
Sets the computer to automatically turn on. Choices are every day or every Monday through Friday. Auto The default setting is Off. Press the up- and down-arrow keys to move through the list of devices.
Press the spacebar to enable or disable a device. Enabled devices have a number assigned to them; disabled devices have no number assigned. Turn on the computer. Locate the BIOS update file for your computer at support. Click Download Now to download the file.
Click Close when the Download Complete window appears. The file icon appears on your desktop and is titled the same as the download BIOS update file.
A component can be installed by performing the removal procedure in reverse order. You have the tools listed in Recommended Tools. Locate the three hinge tabs on the bottom edge of the computer. Grip the sides of the computer cover and pivot the cover up, using the bottom hinges as leverage points.
Your computer supports DDR2 memory. For additional information on the type of memory supported by your computer, see Memory. Page Addressing Memory With 4-Gb Configurations 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 you purchased the new modules from Dell. If possible, do not pair an original memory module with a new memory module.
Otherwise, your computer may not start properly. Page Installing A Pci Card You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer chassis. Gently push the release tab on the card retention door from the inside to pivot the door open.
The door is hinged and will remain in the open position. Page 44 Removing and Installing Parts: Dell Dimension E Service Manual alignment bar fully seated card not fully seated card alignment guide bracket within slot bracket caught outside of slot 8.
Before you close the card retention door, ensure that: The tops of all cards and filler brackets are flush with the alignment bar. Cables routed over the cards can prevent the computer cover from closing properly or cause damage to the equipment. On a new card, connect any cables that are part of the installation.
See the documentation for the card for information about the card's cable connections. Remove any drivers required for the card as described in the card documentation. If you removed a sound card: Setup , select Audio Controller, and then change the setting to On. If your computer includes a card retention mechanism to secure the x16 card in place from the top: a.
Pivot the mechanism upward and gently squeeze in on the sides to release the mechanism from the two tab slots holding it in place. Page 48 Removing and Installing Parts: Dell Dimension E Service Manual alignment bar fully seated card not fully seated card alignment guide bracket within slot bracket caught outside of slot Ensure that: The tops of all cards and filler brackets are flush with the alignment bar.
Reconnect the computer and devices to electrical outlets, and then turn them on. If you installed a sound card: Setup , select Audio Controller, and then change the setting to Off.
Connect the network cable to the integrated connector on the back panel of the computer. Set the drive panel aside. Removing the Drive-Panel Insert drive panel drive-panel insert tab drive-panel insert 1.
Press the drive-panel insert tab towards the center of the drive-panel insert to disengage the insert from the drive panel. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin. Align the drive panel tabs with the side door hinges. Rotate the drive panel toward the computer until it snaps into place on the front panel. Press in on the blue tabs on each side of the drive and slide the drive up and out of the computer.
Snap the bracket onto the new drive. See the documentation that came with the drive for instructions on installing any software required for drive operation. Adding a Second Hard Drive If you are not replacing the drive, reinstall the drive panel insert see Installing the Drive-Panel Insert. If you are not replacing the drive, be sure to reflect these changes in system setup.
When you restart your computer, Gently slide the drive into place until you feel a click or feel the drive securely installed. Attach the power and data cables to the floppy drive.
Connect your computer and devices to their electrical outlets, and then turn them on. Pull the sliding plate to the right, then slide the drive out the front of the computer. Replace the drive panel insert, as needed see Installing the Drive-Panel Insert.
Media Card Reader screws 4 7. Gently slide the Media Card Reader into place until you feel a click or feel the drive securely installed. Remove the computer cover see Removing the Computer Cover. If you are installing a new drive, unpack the drive and prepare it for installation. Connect the power cable to the drive. Replace the drive panel see Installing the Drive Panel. Replace the computer cover see Replacing the Computer Cover.
You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer. If you are not installing a processor upgrade kit from Dell, reuse the original heat sink when you install your new processor. Page 73 If you are not installing a processor upgrade kit from Dell, reuse the original heat sink assembly when you replace the processor. If you installed a processor replacement kit from Dell, return the original heat sink assembly and processor to Dell in the same package in which your replacement kit was sent.
Be sure that they have had sufficient time to cool before you touch them. Set the retention mechanism aside. Ensure that all cables have been removed from the routing clips on the top of the system fan assembly. The fan has two release levers. One on the side facing the hard disk and a smaller one on the opposite side next to the bottom cover. While you work, periodically touch an unpainted metal surface to dissipate any static electricity that could harm internal components.
Reconnect all cables to their connectors at the back of the computer.
Dell Dimension E520 Service Manual