Dell Inspiron 1320 (mid 2009) Setup Guide Manual English

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SETUP GUIDE - Page 1

SETUP GUIDE INSPIRON ™

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SETUP GUIDE Model P04S series Regulatory type: P04S001 INSPIRON ™

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Notes, Cautions, and Warnings - Page 4

Notes, Cautions, and Warnings NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer. CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem. WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. If you purchased a Dell™ n Series computer, any references in this document to Microsoft ® Windows ® operating systems are not applicable. __________________ Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2009 Dell Inc. All rights reserv..

Contents - Page 5

3 Setting Up Your Inspiron ™ Laptop. . . . . . . . .5 Before Setting Up Your Computer . . . . . . . . . 5 Connect the AC Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Connect the Network Cable (Optional) . . . . . 7 Press the Power Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Set Up Microsoft ® Windows Vista ® . . . . . . . . 9 Enable or Disable Wireless (Optional). . . . . 10 Connect to the Internet (Optional) . . . . . . . . 12 Using Your Inspiron Laptop. . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Right Side Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Left Side Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

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4 Contents Getting Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Technical Support and Customer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 DellConnect ™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Online Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Automated Order-Status Service . . . . . . . . . 52 Product Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Returning Items for Repair Under Warranty or for Credit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Before You Call. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Contacting..

Setting Up Your Inspiron - Page 7

5 This section provides information about setting up your Inspiron 1320 laptop. Before Setting Up Your Computer When positioning your computer, ensure that you allow easy access to a power source, adequate ventilation, and a level surface to place your computer. Restricting airflow around your Inspiron laptop may cause it to overheat. To prevent overheating ensure that you leave at least 10.2 cm (4 inches) at the back of the computer and a minimum of 5.1 cm (2 inches) on all other sides. You should never place your computer in an enclosed space, such as a cabinet or drawer when it is powere..

Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop - Page 8

6 Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Connect the AC Adapter Connect the AC adapter to the computer and then plug the other end to an electrical outlet or surge protector. WARNING: The AC adapter works with electrical outlets worldwide. However, power connectors and power strips vary among countries. Using an incompatible cable or improperly connecting the cable to a power strip or electrical outlet may cause fire or permanent damage to your computer. NOTE: Use only Dell AC adapter family PA-12, PA-2E, and PA-3E with your computer.

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Connect the Network Cable (Optional) - Page 9

7 Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Connect the Network Cable (Optional) To use a wired network connection, connect the network cable.

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8 Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Press the Power Button

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Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop - Page 11

9 Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Set Up Microsoft ® Windows Vista ® Your computer is preconfigured with Windows Vista operating system if you ordered it while purchasing your computer. To set up Windows Vista for the first time, follow the instructions on the screen. These steps are mandatory and may take up to 15 minutes to complete. The Windows Vista setup screen will take you through several procedures including accepting license agreements, setting preferences, and setting up an Internet connection. CAUTION: Do not interrupt the operating system’s setup process. Doing so may ren..

Enable or Disable Wireless (Optional) - Page 12

10 Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Enable or Disable Wireless (Optional)

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11 Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Press the <F2> key or press the 1. key on the keyboard to enable or disable wireless. The wireless enable or disable dialog box will appear on your screen. Press the left-arrow key or the right-arrow keys to: 2. Enable Bluetooth – Enable Wireless LAN – Enable Bluetooth and Wireless LAN – Disable Bluetooth and Wireless LAN – Press <Enter> to apply the change. 3.

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Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop - Page 14

12 Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Connect to the Internet (Optional) To connect to the Internet, you need an external modem or network connection and an Internet service provider (ISP). If an external USB modem or WLAN adapter is not a part of your original order, you can purchase one from the Dell website at www.dell.com . You can connect to the Internet using either a wired or a wireless connection. Setting Up a Wired Connection If you are using a dial-up connection, • connect the telephone line to the external USB modem (optional) and to the telephone wall connector before you set ..

Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop - Page 15

13 Setting Up Your Inspiron™ Laptop Setting Up Your Internet Connection ISPs and ISP offerings vary by country. Contact your ISP for offerings available in your country. If you cannot connect to the Internet but have successfully connected in the past, the ISP might have a service outage. Contact your ISP to check the service status, or try connecting again later. Have your ISP information ready. If you do not have an ISP, the Connect to the Internet wizard can help you get one. Save and close any open files, and exit any 1. open programs. NOTE: The following instructions are applicable f..

Using Your Inspiron Laptop - Page 16

14 Using Your Inspiron Laptop Your Inspiron 1320 laptop has indicators and buttons that provide information and enable you to perform common tasks. The connectors on your computer provide the option of attaching additional devices. Right Side Features 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 ExpressCard slot – Supports one ExpressCard. The computer ships with a plastic blank installed in the slot. NOTE: Your computer ships with a plastic blank installed in the ExpressCard slot. Blanks protect unused slots from dust and other particles. Save the blank for use when no ExpressCard is installed in the slot; blanks ..

Using Your Inspiron Laptop - Page 17

15 Using Your Inspiron Laptop 2 Audio out/Headphone connector – Connects to a pair of headphones, or sends audio to a powered speaker or sound system. 3 Audio in/Microphone connector – Connects to a microphone or inputs signal for use with audio programs. 4 IEEE 1394 connector – Connects to high-speed serial multimedia devices, such as digital video cameras. 5 USB 2.0 connectors (2) – Connects to USB devices, such as a mouse, keyboard, printer, external drive, or MP3 player. 6 eSATA/USB combo connector – Connects to eSATA compatible storage devices (such as external hard disk driv..

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16 Using Your Inspiron Laptop Left Side Features 1 2 3 4

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17 Using Your Inspiron Laptop 1 AC adapter connector – Connects to the AC adapter to power the computer and charge the battery. 2 VGA connector – Connects to a monitor or projector. 3 HDMI connector – Connects to a TV for both 5.1 audio and video signals. NOTE: When used with a monitor, only the video signal is read. 4 5-in-1 Media Card Reader – Provides a fast and convenient way to view and share digital photos, music, videos, and documents stored on the following digital memory cards: Secure Digital (SD) memory card • Secure Digital High Capacity • (SDHC) card Multimedia Card ..

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18 Using Your Inspiron Laptop Computer Base Features 1 2 3 4 5

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19 Using Your Inspiron Laptop 1 Power/Battery indicator light – The light indicates the following states when powered using an AC adapter or a battery. Indicator light status Computer state(s) Battery charge level AC Adapter Solid white on off/hibernate n/a <90% Breathing white standby n/a off off/hibernate >90% Battery Solid white on >10% Breathing white standby >10% Solid amber on/standby <10% off off/hibernate n/a NOTE: The battery is charging when the computer is powered using an AC adapter.

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Using Your Inspiron Laptop - Page 22

20 Using Your Inspiron Laptop 2 Hard drive activity light – Turns on when the computer reads or writes data. A blinking light indicates hard drive activity. NOTE: To avoid loss of data, never turn off the computer while the hard drive activity light is flashing. 3 Keyboard – The media controls are also located on the keyboard. These keys control CD, DVD, and media playback. For more information about the keyboard, see the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com . 4 Touch pad – Provides the functionality of a mouse to move the cursor,..

Using Your Inspiron Laptop - Page 23

21 Using Your Inspiron Laptop Media Controls The media control keys are located on the keyboard. To use the media controls, press the required key. You can use the Function Key Behavior setting in the System Setup (BIOS) utility to configure the media control keys. The options in the Function Key Behavior setting are: Multimedia Key First – This is the default option. Press any multimedia key to perform the associated action. For function key, press <Fn> + the required function key. Function Key First – Press any function key to perform the associated action. For multimedia key, p..

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22 Using Your Inspiron Laptop Display Features 1 2 3 4

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23 Using Your Inspiron Laptop 1 Microphone – Provides quality sound for audio chatting and voice recording. 2 Camera activity light – Indicates if the camera is on or off. 3 Camera – Built-in camera for video capture, conferencing, and chat. 4 Display – Your display can vary based on selections you made when purchasing your computer. For more information about displays, see the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com.

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Removing and Replacing the Battery - Page 26

24 Using Your Inspiron Laptop Removing and Replacing the Battery WARNING: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions that shipped with your computer. WARNING: Using an incompatible battery may increase the risk of fire or explosion. This computer should only use a battery purchased from Dell. Do not use batteries from other computers. WARNING: Before removing the battery, shut down the computer, and remove external cables (including the AC adapter). To remove the battery: Shut down the computer and turn it over. 1. Slide the battery release latch ..

Using Your Inspiron Laptop - Page 27

25 Using Your Inspiron Laptop 1 3 2 1 battery 2 battery bay 3 battery release latch

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Productivity and Communication - Page 28

26 Using Your Inspiron Laptop Software Features NOTE: For more information about the features described in this section, see the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com . Productivity and Communication You can use your computer to create presentations, brochures, greeting cards, fliers, and spreadsheets. You can also edit and view digital photographs and images. Check your purchase order for software installed on your computer. After connecting to the Internet, you can access websites, setup an e-mail account, upload and download files, an..

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27 Using Your Inspiron Laptop Customizing the Desktop You can customize your desktop to change the appearance, resolution, wallpaper, screensaver, and so on by accessing the Personalize appearance and sounds window. To access the Display Properties window: Right-click an open area of the desktop. 1. Click 2. Personalize , to open the Personalize appearance and sounds window and learn more about your customization options. Customizing Your Energy Settings You can use the power options in your operating system to configure the power settings on your computer. Microsoft ® Windows Vista ® ins..

Transferring Information to a New - Page 30

28 Using Your Inspiron Laptop Transferring Information to a New Computer Click 1. Start → Control Panel → System and Maintenance → Welcome Center → Transfer files and settings . If the User Account Control window appears, click Continue . Follow the instructions in the 2. Windows Easy Transfer wizard. Backing Up Your Data It is recommended that you periodically back up files and folders on your computer. To back up files: Click 1. Start → Control Panel → System and Maintenance → Backup and Restore Center → Backup Files. If the User Account Control window appears, click Conti..

Solving Problems - Page 31

29 Solving Problems This section provides troubleshooting information for your computer. If you cannot solve your problem using the following guidelines, see “Using Support Tools” on page 37 or “Contacting Dell” on page 55. WARNING: Only trained service personnel should remove the computer cover. See the Service Manual on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com for advanced service instructions. Beep Codes Your computer might emit a series of beeps during start-up if the monitor cannot display errors or problems. The following repetitive beep codes help you troubleshoot problem..

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30 Solving Problems Two beeps — No RAM detected Remove the memory modules, reinstall • one module and restart the computer. If the computer starts normally, reinstall an additional module. Continue until you have identified a faulty module or reinstalled all modules without an error. If available, install memory modules of the • same type in your computer. If the problem persists, contact Dell (see • “Contacting Dell” on page 55). Three beeps — Possible motherboard failure - Chipset error Contact Dell (see “Contacting Dell” on page 55). Four beeps — RAM read/write failur..

Wireless Connections - Page 33

31 Solving Problems Network Problems Wireless Connections If the wireless network connection is lost — The wireless router is offline or wireless has been disabled on the computer. Check your wireless router to ensure it is • powered on and connected to your data source (cable modem or network hub). Interference may be blocking or interrupting • your wireless connection. Try moving the computer closer to your wireless router. Re-establish your connection to the wireless • router: Ensure that wireless is enabled on your a. computer (see “Enabling or Disabling Wireless” on page 10..

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32 Solving Problems Power Problems If the power light is off — The computer is either turned off, in hibernate state or is not receiving power. Reseat the power cable into both the • power connector on the computer and the electrical outlet. If the computer is plugged into a power strip, • ensure that the power strip is plugged into an electrical outlet and that the power strip is turned on. Also bypass power protection devices, power strips, and power extension cables to verify that the computer turns on properly. Ensure that the electrical outlet is working • by testing it with an..

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33 Solving Problems Move the connected mouse or a finger on • the touch pad or press the power button to resume normal operation. If the display is not responding, press the • power button until the computer turns off and then turn it back on. If the problem persists, contact Dell (see • “Contacting Dell” on page 55 for assistance). If the power light is breathing white and the computer is not responding — The computer is in standby mode or the display may not be responding. Move the connected mouse or a finger on • the touch pad or press the power button to resume normal oper..

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34 Solving Problems Memory Problems If you receive an insufficient memory message — 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 the Service Manual on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com ). Reseat the memory modules (see the • Service Manual on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com ) to ensure that your computer is successfully communicating with the memory. If you experience other memory p..

Lockups and Software - Page 37

35 Solving Problems Lockups and Software Problems If the computer does not start up — Ensure that the power cable is firmly connected to the computer and to the electrical outlet. If a program stops responding — End the program: Press <Ctrl><Shift><Esc> simultaneously. 1. Click 2. Applications . Select the program that is no longer 3. responding. Click 4. End Task . If a program crashes repeatedly — Check the software documentation. If necessary, uninstall and then reinstall the program. NOTE: Software usually includes installation instructions in its documentation o..

Solving Problems - Page 38

36 Solving Problems If a program is designed for an earlier Microsoft ® Windows ® operating system — Run the Program Compatibility Wizard . The Program Compatibility Wizard configures a program so that it runs in an environment similar to non-Windows Vista operating system environments. Click 1. Start → Control Panel → Programs → Use an older program with this version of Windows . In the welcome screen, click 2. Next . Follow the instructions on the screen. 3. If you have other software problems — Back up your files immediately. • Use a virus-scanning program to check the • ..

Using Support Tools - Page 39

37 Using Support Tools Dell Support Center The Dell Support Center helps you find the service, support, and system-specific information you need. Click the icon in the taskbar to run the application. The home page provides links to access: Self Help (Troubleshooting, Security, System • Performance, Network/Internet, Backup/ Recovery, and Windows Vista) Alerts (technical support alerts relevant to • your computer) Assistance from Dell (Technical Support with • DellConnect ™ , Customer Service, Training and Tutorials, How-To Help with Dell on Call, and Online Scan with PC CheckUp) Abo..

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38 Using Support Tools System Messages If your computer has an issue or an error, it may display a System Message that will help you identify the cause and action needed to resolve the issue. NOTE: If the message you received is not listed in the following examples, see the documentation for either the operating system or the program that was running when the message appeared. Alternatively you could see the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com or see “Contacting Dell” on page 55 for assistance. Alert! Previous attempts at booting t..

Dell Technology Guide - Page 41

39 Using Support Tools No boot device available — No bootable partition on hard disk drive, the hard disk drive cable is loose, or no bootable device exists. If the hard drive is your boot device, ensure • that the cables are connected and that the drive is installed properly and partitioned as a boot device. Enter system setup and ensure that the boot • sequence information is correct (see the Dell Technology Guide on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com ). No timer tick interrupt — A chip on the system board might be malfunctioning or motherboard failure (see “Contacting..

hardware troubleshooter - Page 42

40 Using Support Tools Hardware Troubleshooter If a device is either not detected during the operating system setup or is detected but incorrectly configured, you can use the Hardware Troubleshooter to resolve the incompatibility. To start the Hardware Troubleshooter: Click 1. Start → Help and Support . Type 2. hardware troubleshooter in the search field and press <Enter> to start the search. In the search results, select the option that 3. best describes the problem and follow the remaining troubleshooting steps. Dell Diagnostics If you experience a problem with your computer, perf..

Starting Dell Diagnostics From Your - Page 43

41 Using Support Tools Starting Dell Diagnostics From Your Hard Drive The Dell Diagnostics is located on a hidden diagnostic utility partition on your hard drive. NOTE: If your computer cannot display a screen image, see “Contacting Dell” on page 55. Ensure that the computer is connected to an 1. electrical outlet that is known to be working properly. Turn on (or restart) your computer. 2. When the DELL 3. ™ logo appears, press <F12> immediately. Select Diagnostics from the boot menu and press <Enter>. NOTE: If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, conti..

Starting Dell Diagnostics From the - Page 44

42 Using Support Tools Starting Dell Diagnostics From the Drivers and Utilities Disc NOTE: Your computer does not have an internal optical drive. Use an external optical drive or any external storage device for the procedures that involve discs Insert the 1. Drivers and Utilities disc. Shut down and restart the computer. 2. When the DELL logo appears, press <F12> immediately. NOTE: If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until you see the Microsoft ® Windows ® desktop; then, shut down your computer and try again. NOTE: The next steps change the b..

Restoring Your Operating System - Page 45

43 Restoring Your Operating System You can restore your operating system in the following ways: System • Restore returns your computer to an earlier operating state without affecting data files. Use System Restore as the first solution for restoring your operating system and preserving data files. Dell • Factory Image Restore returns your hard drive to the operating state it was in when you purchased the computer. This procedure permanently deletes all data on the hard drive and removes any programs installed after you received the computer. Use Dell Factory Image Restore only if System..

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44 Restoring Your Operating System System Restore The Windows operating systems provide a System Restore option which allows you to return your computer to an earlier operating state (without affecting data files) if changes to the hardware, software, or other system settings have left the computer in an undesirable operating state. Any changes that System Restore makes to your computer are completely reversible. CAUTION: Make regular backups of your data files. System Restore does not monitor your data files or recover them. NOTE: The procedures in this document are applicable for the Wind..

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45 Restoring Your Operating System Undoing the Last System Restore NOTE: Before you undo the last system restore, save and close all open files and exit any open programs. Do not alter, open, or delete any files or programs until the system restoration is complete. Click 1. Start . In the 2. Start Search box, type System Restore and press <Enter>. Click 3. Undo my last restoration and click Next . Dell Factory Image Restore CAUTION: Using Dell Factory Image Restore permanently deletes all data on the hard drive and removes any programs or drivers installed after you received your comp..

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46 Restoring Your Operating System music files, and so on. If possible, back up all data before using Dell Factory Image Restore. Turn on the computer. When the Dell logo 1. appears, press <F8> several times to access the Vista Advanced Boot Options window. NOTE: If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until you see the Microsoft ® Windows ® desktop; then, shut down your computer and try again. Select 2. Repair Your Computer . The 3. System Recovery Options window appears. Select a keyboard layout and click 4. Next . To access the recovery option..

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47 Restoring Your Operating System Operating System Reinstallation Before You Begin If you are considering reinstalling the Windows operating system to correct a problem with a newly installed driver, first try using Windows Device Driver Rollback. If Device Driver Rollback does not resolve the problem, then use System Restore to return your operating system to the operating state it was in before you installed the new device driver. See “System Restore” on page 44. CAUTION: Before performing the installation, back up all data files on your primary hard drive. For conventional hard driv..

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48 Restoring Your Operating System Reinstalling Windows Vista NOTE: Your computer does not have an internal optical drive. Use an external optical drive or any external storage device for the procedures that involve discs. The reinstallation process can take 1 to 2 hours to complete. After you reinstall the operating system, you must also reinstall the device drivers, virus protection program, and other software. Save and close any open files and exit any 1. open programs. Insert the 2. Operating System disc. Click 3. Exit if the Install Windows message appears. Restart the computer. 4. Whe..

Dell Technology Guide - Page 51

49 Getting Help If you experience a problem with your computer, you can complete the following steps to diagnose and troubleshoot the problem: See “Solving Problems” on page 1. 29 for information and procedures that pertain to the problem your computer is experiencing. See the 2. Dell Technology Guide for more troubleshooting information. See “Dell Diagnostics” on page 3. 40 for procedures on how to run Dell Diagnostics. Fill out the “Diagnostic Checklist” on 4. page 54. Use Dell’s extensive suite of online services 5. available at Dell Support ( support.dell.com ) for help wi..

Technical Support and - Page 52

50 Getting Help Technical Support and Customer Service Dell’s support service is available to answer your questions about Dell hardware. Our support staff use computer-based diagnostics to provide fast, accurate answers. To contact Dell’s support service, see “Before You Call” on page 54 and then see the contact information for your region or go to support.dell.com . DellConnect ™ DellConnect is a simple online access tool that allows a Dell service and support associate to access your computer through a broadband connection, diagnose your problem and repair it all under your supe..

Online Services - Page 53

51 Getting Help Online Services You can learn about Dell products and services on the following websites: www.dell.com • www.dell.com/ap • (Asian/Pacific countries only) www.dell.com/jp • (Japan only) www.euro.dell.com • (Europe only) www.dell.com/la • (Latin American and Caribbean countries) www.dell.ca • (Canada only) You can access Dell Support through the following websites and e-mail addresses: Dell Support websites support.dell.com • support.jp.dell.com • (Japan only) support.euro.dell.com • (Europe only) Dell Support e-mail addresses mobile_support@us.dell.com • s..

Automated Order-Status - Page 54

52 Getting Help Automated Order-Status Service To check on the status of any Dell products that you have ordered, you can go to support.dell.com , or you can call the automated order-status service. A recording prompts you for the information needed to locate and report on your order. For the telephone number to call your region, see “Contacting Dell” on page 55. If you have a problem with your order, such as missing parts, wrong parts, or incorrect billing, contact Dell for customer assistance. Have your invoice or packing slip handy when you call. For the telephone number to call for ..

Returning Items for Repair - Page 55

53 Getting Help Returning Items for Repair Under Warranty or for Credit Prepare all items being returned, whether for repair or credit, as follows: NOTE: Before you return the product to Dell, make sure to back up any data on the hard drive and on any other storage device in the product. Remove any and all confidential, proprietary and personal information, as well as removable media, such as CDs, and PC Cards. Dell is not responsible for any of your confidential, proprietary or personal information; lost or corrupted data; or damaged or lost removable media that may be included with your r..

Before You Call - Page 56

54 Getting Help Before You Call NOTE: Have your Express Service Code ready when you call. The code helps Dell’s automated-support telephone system direct your call more efficiently. You may also be asked for your Service Tag (located on the back or bottom of your computer). Remember to fill out the following Diagnostics Checklist. If possible, turn on your computer before you call Dell for assistance and call from a telephone at or near the computer. You may be asked to type some commands at the keyboard, relay detailed information during operations, or try other troubleshooting steps pos..

Contacting Dell - Page 57

55 Getting Help See your operating system documentation to determine the contents of the computer’s start-up files. If the computer is connected to a printer, print each file. Otherwise, record the contents of each file before calling Dell. Error message, beep code, or diagnostic • code: Description of problem and troubleshooting • procedures you performed: Contacting Dell For customers in the United States, call 800-WWW-DELL (800-999-3355). NOTE: If you do not have an active Internet connection, you can find contact information on your purchase invoice, packing slip, bill, or Dell pr..

Finding More Information and Resources - Page 58

56 If you need to: See: reinstall your operating system the Operating System disc run a diagnostic program for your computer, reinstall notebook system software, or update drivers for your computer, and readme files the Drivers and Utilities disc NOTE: Drivers and documentation updates can be found on the Dell ™ Support website at support.dell.com. learn more about your operating system, maintaining peripherals, Internet, Bluetooth ® , networking, and e-mail the Dell Technology Guide installed on your hard drive upgrade your computer with new or additional memory, or a new hard drive rei..

Finding More Information and Resources - Page 59

57 Finding More Information and Resources If you need to: See: find safety best practices information for your computer review Warranty information, Terms and Conditions (U.S. only), Safety instructions, Regulatory information, Ergonomics information, and End User License Agreement the safety and regulatory documents that shipped with your computer and also see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance find your Service tag/Express Service Code— You must use the service tag to identify your computer on support.dell.com or to contact technical support the bac..

Specifications - Page 60

58 System Model Inspiron 1320 This section provides information that you may need when setting up, updating drivers for, and upgrading your computer. NOTE: Offerings may vary by region. For more information regarding the configuration of your computer, click Start → Help and Support and select the option to view information about your computer. Processor Type L2 cache Intel® Core™2 Duo Intel Pentium® Dual-Core Intel Celeron® Dual-Core 2 MB/3 MB 1 MB 1 MB L1 cache 128 KB (Intel- 64 KB per core) External bus frequency: Intel Core2 Duo Intel Pentium Dual-Core Intel Celeron Dual-Core 800..

Specifications - Page 61

59 Specifications Memory Connectors two user-accessible SODIMM connectors Capacities 1 GB, 2 GB, and 4 GB Type 800 MHz SODIMM DDR2 Memory configuration possible 1 GB, 2 GB, 3 GB, 4 GB, 6 GB, and 8 GB Minimum 1 GB (single channel) Maximum 8 GB (dual channel) NOTE: Memory specification of greater than 4 GB is not well supported by 32-bit operating systems. Computer Information System Chipset Intel GM45 (UMA) Intel GM45 (Discrete) Data bus width 64 bits DRAM bus width dual channel (2) 64-bit buses Processor address bus width 32 bits Flash EPROM 2 MB Graphics bus PCI-E X16

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Specifications - Page 62

60 Specifications ExpressCard Controller Mobile Intel Express (ICH9m) Cards supported ExpressCard/34 (34 mm) 1.5 V and 3.3 V Connector size 26 pins Communications Network adapter 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN on system board Wireless WPAN with Bluetooth ® wireless technology, wireless internal WLAN with WiFi bg and WiFi agn Video UMA Video type integrated on system board Video controller Intel GM45 Video memory Up to 1292 MB of system shared memory LCD interface Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) Discrete Video type discrete video card Video controller ATI Mobility Radeon ™ HD 4330 Vi..

Specifications - Page 63

61 Specifications Audio Audio type IDT 92HD81B High Definition Audio codec with SRS Premium Sound ™ Audio controller IDT 92HD81B Stereo conversion 24-bit (analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog) Internal Interface Intel High Definition Audio External Interface microphone-in connector, stereo headphone/ speaker connector Speaker two 4-ohm speakers Internal speaker amplifier 1 watt per channel into 4 ohms Volume controls software program menus or media control buttons Ports and Connectors Audio one microphone connector, one stereo headphone/speaker connector IEEE 1394a 4-pin serial connec..

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62 Specifications Display Type 13.3 inch High Definition TrueLife Dimensions: Height 308.1 mm (12.1 inches) Width 183.6 mm (7.23 inches) Diagonal 336.6mm (13.3 inches) Maximum resolution 1366 x 768 Refresh rate 60 Hz Luminance 200 min. 220 typ. cd/m² (WLED 5 point avg) Viewing Angles: Horizontal ±45° (WLED) typ. Vertical +15°/–35° (WLED) typ. Pixel pitch 0.2148 mm Display Controls brightness can be controlled through keyboard shortcuts (see the Dell Technology Guide for more information) Keyboard Number of keys 86/103 (English-U.S., Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Thai)..

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63 Specifications Camera Pixel 1.3 megapixel Video resolution 320 x 240 ~1280 x 1024 (640 x 480 at 30 fps) Diagonal viewing angle 60° ± 1° Touch Pad Resolution: X coordinate 1701 DPI Y coordinate 2540 DPI Size: Width 79.62 mm (3.13 inches) sensor-active area Height 39.51 mm (1.56 inches) rectangle Battery Type 4-cell/6-cell smart lithium ion Depth 51.6 mm (2.03 inches) (4/6 cell) Height 21.0 mm (0.83 inches) (4/6 cell) Width 207.7 mm (8.18 inches) (4/6 cell) Weight 0.26 kg (0.57 lb) (4 cell) 0.34 kg (0.75 lb) (6 cell) Voltage 14.8 VDC (4 cell) 11.1 VDC (6 cell) Charge time (approximate)..

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64 Specifications Battery Operating time Battery operating time varies depending on operating conditions and can be significantly reduced under certain power-intensive conditions. See the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or on the Dell Support website at support.dell. com for more information. Life span (approximate) 300 discharge/charge cycles Temperature range: Operating 0° to 50°C (32° to 122°F) Storage –20° to 60°C (–4° to 140°F) Coin-cell battery CR-2032 AC Adapter Input voltage 100–240 VAC Input current (maximum) 1.5 A Input frequency 50–60 Hz Output power 65 ..

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65 Specifications AC Adapter Depth 137.0 mm (5.39 inches)/ 127 mm (5.0 inches) Weight (with cables) 0.56 kg (1.23 lb)/0.25 kg (0.55 lb) 90 W Height 21 mm (0.83 inches)/ 16 mm (0.63 inches) Width 70 mm (2.76 inches)/ 65 mm (2.56 inches) Depth 147 mm (5.79 inches)/ 90 mm (3.54 inches) Weight (with cables) 0.46 kg (1.01 lb)/0.26 kg (0.57 lb) Operating 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F) Storage –40° to 70°C (–104° to 158°F) Physical Height 27.0 mm to 31.0 mm (1.06 inches to 1.22 inches) Width 322.0 mm (12.7 inches) Depth 218.0 mm (8.58 inches) Weight (with 4-cell battery): Configurable to l..

Computer Environment - Page 68

66 Specifications Computer Environment Altitude (maximum): Operating –15.2 to 3048 m (–50 to 10,000 ft) Storage –15.2 to 10,668 m (–50 to 35,000 ft) Airborne contaminant level G2 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985 Temperature range: Operating 0° to 35°C (32° to 95°F) Storage –40° to 65°C (–40° to 149°F) Computer Environment Maximum vibration (using a random-vibration spectrum that simulates user environment) : Operating 0.66 GRMS Non-Operating 1.3 GRMS Maximum shock (for operating - measured with Dell Diagnostics running on the hard drive and a 2-ms half-sine pulse;..

Macrovision Product Notice - Page 69

67 Appendix Macrovision Product Notice This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. INSPIRON

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INSPIRON - Page 70

68 A AC adapter size and weight 64 , 65 airflow, allowing 5 B backups creating 28 C calling Dell 54 CDs, playing and creating 26 chipset 59 computer capabilities 26 computer, setting up 5 conserving energy 27 Contacting Dell online 55 customer service 50 customizing your desktop 26 your energy settings 27 D damage, avoiding 5 data, backing up 28 Dell Diagnostics 40 Dell Factory Image Restore 43 Dell Support Center 37 Dell support website 57 Dell Technology Guide for further information 56 Index INSPIRON

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Index - Page 71

69 Index Diagnostic Checklist 54 drivers and downloads 57 DVDs, playing and creating 26 E email addresses for technical support 51 energy conserving 27 expansion bus 60 F finding more information 56 FTP login, anonymous 51 H hardware problems diagnosing 40 Hardware Troubleshooter 40 help getting assistance and support 49 I Internet connection 12 ISP Internet Service Provider 12 M memory problems solving 34 memory support 59 N network connection fixing 31 network speed testing 31

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Index - Page 72

70 Index P power problems, solving 32 power strips, using 6 processor 58 products information and purchasing 52 R reinstalling Windows 43 resources, finding more 56 restoring factory image 45 S setup, before you begin 5 shipping products for return or repair 53 software features 26 software problems 35 specifications 56 , 58 support email addresses 51 System Messages 38 System Restore 43 U USB PowerShare 15 V ventilation, ensuring 5 W warranty returns 53 Windows, reinstalling 43 Windows Vista ® 9 Program Compatibility Wizard 36 reinstalling 48 wired network connection 7 wireless network co..

Printed in the U.S.A. - Page 74

0G374RA00 Printed in the U.S.A. www.dell.com | support.dell.com

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