Dell Inspiron 560 MT Specifications
When you take lots of pictures, have lots of music, and maybe use the functionality of your phone for work purposes, like generating pdf files from autocad drawings then….. Reconnect all cables to their connectors at the back of the computer. In this sleep mode, power is reduced or turned off for most components, including the cooling fans. When to Use the Dell Diagnostics If you experience a problem with your computer, perform the checks in this section and run the Dell Diagnostics before you contact Dell for technical assistance see Dell Diagnostics. Page of 5 Go. A possible floppy or hard drive failure has Reseat all power and data cables and restart the computer. Disconnect the power and data cables from the back of the drive.
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Express Service Code service may not be available in some countries. This measurement is typically used for data transfer ratings. Because the data in memory is not permanent, it is recommended that you frequently save your files while you are working on them, and always save your files before you shut down the computer.
MHz — megahertz — A measure of frequency that equals 1 million cycles per second. The speeds for computer processors, buses, and interfaces are often measured in MHz. Service Tag — A bar code label on your computer that identifies your computer when you access Dell Support at support. SXGA — super-extended graphics array — A video standard for video cards and controllers that supports resolutions up to x WLAN — wireless local area network.
A series of interconnected computers that communicate with each other over the air waves using access points or wireless routers to provide Internet access. Use write-protection when you want to protect data from being changed or destroyed. To write- protect a 3.
For information on the type of memory supported by your computer, see the "Memory" section of the specifications for your computer: Before you install new memory modules, download the most recent BIOS for your computer from the Dell Support website at support. Do not install ECC memory modules. 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. Run the Dell Diagnostics to verify that the memory modules are operating properly see Dell Diagnostics. 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. No light — The computer is turned off. Steady green — The computer is in a normal operating state.
Blinking green — The computer is in a power-saving mode. Blinking or solid amber — See Power Problems. To exit from a power-saving mode, press the power button or use the keyboard or the mouse if it is configured as a wake device in the Windows Device Manager.
The integrated parallel connector is automatically disabled if the computer detects an installed card containing a parallel connector configured to the same address. To avoid electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before removing the computer cover. Be careful when opening the computer cover to ensure that you do not accidentally disconnect cables from the system board.
ISA cards are not supported. If you are installing a new card, remove the filler bracket to create a card-slot opening. If you are replacing a card that is already installed in the computer, remove the card. If necessary, disconnect any cables connected to the card.
Connect the network cable to the network adapter card's connectors. Do not connect the network cable to the integrated network connector on the back panel of the computer. Install any drivers required for the card as described in the card documentation. Removing an Expansion Card Gently press down on the card retention mechanism to secure the adapter bracket in place.
Close the card retention latch by snapping it into place. To connect a network cable, first plug the cable into the network wall jack and then plug it into the computer.
To avoid damage, ensure that the processor aligns properly with the socket, and do not use excessive force when you install the processor. Due to the limited number of drive bays and controllers on this computer, you will not be able to connect all supported devices at once. Unpack the replacement hard drive, and prepare it for installation.
See the documentation for your operating system for instructions. If the drive you just installed is the primary drive, install your operating system on the hard drive. Move the first hard drive from the upper bay to the lower bay: Disconnect the power and the data cables from the back of the first hard drive.
Press in on the blue release tabs on each side of the drive and slide the first hard drive up and out of the upper bay. Reattach the drive panel to the front of the computer. The drive panel only fits when it is correctly oriented. If you are replacing the floppy drive, see Installing the Floppy Drive.
Otherwise, replace the drive panel by aligning its hinges and rotating it up until it snaps into place. Enter system setup and use the Diskette Drive option to enable your new floppy drive see Entering System Setup. Remove the drive panel by sliding the drive release latch downward to open the panel, and then remove it from the hinges.
Disconnect the power and data cables from the back of the drive. Replace the drive panel by aligning its hinges and rotating it up until it snaps into place. Reconnect the DC power cables to the power supply.
Connect the AC power cable to the AC power connector. You can move data such as: Click the Start button and click Control Panel. On the welcome screen, click Next.
Click Checklist for creating a network. Selecting the connection method This computer connects directly to the Internet enables the integrated firewall provided with Windows XP SP1.
Ensure that all cables are connected, and fold cables out of the way. A driver acts like a translator between the device and any other programs that use the device. Each device has its own set of specialized commands that only its driver recognizes.
Dell ships your computer to you with required drivers already installed—no further installation or configuration is needed. If this is your first time to use the Drivers and Utilities CD, the Installation window opens to inform you that the CD will begin the installation.
Click OK and respond to the installation program prompts to complete the installation. Before you restore the computer to an earlier operating state, save and close any open files and exit any open programs. Do not alter, open, or delete any files or programs until the system restoration is complete. The options can overwrite files and possibly affect programs installed on your hard drive. Therefore, do not reinstall Windows XP unless a Dell technical support representative instructs you to do so.
If the Modem Dialing Information screen appears, enter the requested information and click Next. Enter the date, time, and time zone in the Date and Time Settings window, and click Next. If the Networking Settings screen appears, click Typical and click Next. If you have to repeatedly reset time and date information after turning on the computer, or if an incorrect time or date displays during start-up, replace the battery see Battery. If the battery still does not work properly, contact Dell see Contacting Dell.
Turn on your computer if your computer is already on, restart it. If you installed a unique image on your computer or if you had to reinstall your operating system, run the DSS utility. Save and close any open files and exit any open programs you are not using to see if that resolves the problem. See the software documentation for minimum memory requirements. If necessary, install additional memory see Memory. Reseat the memory modules to ensure that your computer is successfully communicating with the memory see Memory.
Run the Dell Diagnostics see Dell Diagnostics. Exit system setup and restart the computer. Ensure that the electrical outlet is working by testing it with another device, such as a lamp. Ensure that the main power cable and front panel cable are securely connected to the system board. Remove and then reinstall the memory modules see Memory. See the device's documentation for the recommended settings. Sound and Speaker Problems Exit system setup and restart your computer.
If the new monitor works, the original monitor is faulty. Exit system setup and restart your computer see System Setup. To guard against the electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before removing the cover.
Replace any components and cables that you removed from the system board. Reconnect all cables to their connectors at the back of the computer. Zone, and PowerApp are trademarks of Dell Inc. When to Use the Dell Diagnostics If you experience a problem with your computer, perform the checks in this section and run the Dell Diagnostics before you contact Dell for technical assistance see Dell Diagnostics.
The Service Tag for your computer is located at the top of each test screen. If you contact Dell, technical support will ask for your Service Tag. If the problem still exists, install a graphics card that you know works and restart the computer. If the problem persists or the computer has integrated graphics, contact Dell see Contacting Dell. A possible floppy or hard drive failure has Reseat all power and data cables and restart the computer.
If your computer beeps during start-up: Write down the beep code on the Diagnostics Checklist. Run the Dell Diagnostics to identify a more serious cause see Dell Diagnostics. Contact Dell for technical assistance see Contacting Dell. See the program documentation for installation instructions. Previous attempts at booting this system have failed at checkpoint [nnnn].
Enter system setup and ensure that the computer configuration information for the hard drive is correct see System Setup. Resolving Software and Hardware Incompatibilities If a device is either not detected during the operating system setup or is detected but incorrectly configured, you can use Device Manager or the Hardware Troubleshooter to resolve the incompatibility.
For information about the Dell warranty for your computer, see the Product Information Guide or separate paper warranty document that shipped with your computer. More Diagnostic lights Beep codes Removing the computer cover Connecting multiple monitors System lights.
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