When installing the processor, do not touch any of the pins inside the socket or allow any objects to fall onto the pins in the socket. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. That was made before ? If the DDR2 memory modules are not installed in matched pairs, the computer will continue to operate, but with a slight reduction in performance. Use the pull-tab to remove the data cable from your hard drive or from the system board.

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Joined Nov 2, Messages 0. After you remove the heat-sink assembly, lay the assembly on its side.

Members Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts. If necessary, disconnect any cables connected vireo the card. This one is a military issue, holding 7 rounds. To disconnect a network cable, first unplug the cable from your computer and then unplug it from the network port or device.

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Ensure that you release the securing tab to unseat the card. Always install DDR2 memory modules in the order indicated on the system board. If the new floppy drive does not include shoulder screws, use the screws within the drive panel insert.


Before touching anything inside your computer, ground yourself by touching an unpainted metal surface, such as the metal at the back of the computer. When installing the processor, do not touch any of the pins inside the socket or allow any objects to fall onto the pins in the socket.

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Media Card Reader Optional. Love what you have done with it. FlexBay delo optional floppy drive or optional Media Card Reader. The computer moved a little. To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before opening the cover.

Otherwise, your computer may not start properly. To avoid damage to the drive, do not set it on a hard surface.

If the module is difficult to remove, gently ease the module back and forth to remove it from the connector. Use care when handling the front-panel release tabs to avoid damaging them. Memory purchased from Dell is covered under your computer warranty. Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community. To connect a network cable, first plug the cable into the network port or device and then plug the cable into the computer.

PT here, slide stop is not ambidextrious but the manual safety is. Nice Sell what? Do not route card cables over or behind the cards.


To loosen the two captive screws on each side of the heat-sink assembly, you need a long Phillips screwdriver.

The brackets also keep dust and dirt out of your computer. Remove the card before connecting the floppy-drive cables. The pin-1 end of a connector on a board or a card is usually indicated by a silk-screened “1” printed directly on the board or card. Sasqui Jan 6, You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

This reminds me of del story I read in the Grand Rapids press. If your delll hard drive does not have the hard drive bracket attached, remove the bracket from the old drive by unsnapping it from the drive. Any address space reserved for these components cannot be used by computer memory. When you install the heat-sink assembly, do not touch the thermal interface on its underside, as this may result in damage to the thermal interface material.