Locating Your User’s Guide. Dell Precision 690, JD963, precision workstation


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Locating Your User’s Guide. Dell Precision 690, JD963, precision workstation | Manualzz

Cable Colors

Device Color

Hard drive (with on-board controller) blue cable

Floppy drive black pull-tab

CD/DVD drive orange pull-tab

Locating Your User’s Guide

Your User’s Guide contains additional information about your computer such as:

• Technical specifications

• Front and back views of your computer, including all of the available connectors

• Inside views of your computer, including a detailed graphic of the system board and the connectors

• Instructions for cleaning your computer

• Information on software features, such as Legacy Select Technology control, using a password, and system setup options

• Tips and information for using the Microsoft Windows XP operating system

• Instructions for removing and installing parts, including memory, cards, drives, the microprocessor, and the battery

• Information for troubleshooting various computer problems

• Instructions for using the Dell Diagnostics and reinstalling drivers

• Information on how to contact Dell

You can access the User’s Guide from your hard drive or the Dell Support website at

support.dell.com

.

Removing the Computer Cover

CAUTION:

Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product

Information Guide .

CAUTION:

To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before removing the cover.

CAUTION:

Your computer is heavy (it has an approximate minimum weight of 55 lbs) and can be difficult to maneuver. Seek assistance before attempting to lift, move, or tilt it; this computer requires a two-man lift. Always lift correctly to avoid injury; avoid bending over while lifting. See your Product Information Guide for other important safety information.

CAUTION:

The computer stand should be installed at all times to ensure maximum system stability. Failure to install the stand could result in the computer tipping over, potentially resulting in bodily injury or damage to the computer.

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Quick Reference Guide

NOTICE:

To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer’s electronic components. You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

1

Follow the procedures in "Before You Begin" in the User’s Guide .

NOTICE:

Opening the computer cover while the computer is running could result in a shutdown without warning and a loss of data in open programs. The computer cooling system cannot function properly while the cover is removed.

2

If you have installed a security cable, remove it from the security cable slot.

3

Carefully, with the help of an assistant, remove the computer stand (see "Removing the Computer

Stand").

CAUTION:

Your computer is heavy (it has an approximate minimum weight of 55 lbs) and can be difficult to maneuver. Seek assistance before attempting to lift, move, or tilt it; this computer requires a two-man lift. Always lift correctly to avoid injury; avoid bending over while lifting. See your Product Information Guide for other important safety information.

CAUTION:

The computer stand should be installed at all times to ensure maximum system stability. Failure to install the stand could result in the computer tipping over, potentially resulting in bodily injury or damage to the computer.

NOTICE:

Ensure that you are working on a level, protected surface to avoid scratching either the computer or the surface on which it is resting.

4

Carefully, with the help of an assistant, lower your computer down to a flat surface with the cover facing up.

5

Pull back the cover latch release.

NOTICE:

Ensure that sufficient space exists to support the removed cover—at least 30 cm (1 ft) of desk top space.

Quick Reference Guide

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1

2

3

1 cover latch release

2 computer cover

3 cover hinges

6

Locate the three hinge tabs on the edge of the computer.

7

Grip the sides of the computer cover and pivot the cover up, using the hinges as leverage points.

8

Release the cover from the hinge tabs and set it aside in a secure location.

NOTICE:

The computer cooling system cannot function properly while the computer cover is not installed.

Do not attempt to boot the computer before reinstalling the computer cover.

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Quick Reference Guide

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