For all who have tried this, test your Mic inputs. FlexBay for optional floppy drive or optional Media Card Reader. 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. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. If you are installing or replacing a card, follow the procedures in the next section.

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When you connect two IDE devices to a single IDE interface cable and configure them for the cable select setting, the device attached to the last connector on the interface cable is the master or boot device drive 0and the device attached to the middle connector on the interface cable is the slave device drive 1. If the new floppy drive does not include shoulder screws, use the screws within the drive panel insert.

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I tried this very same thing after I first got my Dell Dimension He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Instead, set the drive on a surface, such as a foam pad, that dimrnsion sufficiently cushion it. For additional information on the type of memory supported by your computer, see your Owner’s Manual. If you are adding a floppy drive, see ” Installing a Floppy Drive.

Removing and Installing Parts: Dell Dimension /E Service Manual

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. When removing an IDE drive data cable, grasp the colored pull-tab and pull until the connector detaches. To connect a network cable, first plug the cable into the network port or device and then plug it into the computer. To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer akdio the electrical outlet before opening the cover.

Standard Dell Dimension, which has on board sound card. The mounting-bracket screws need to be 51150 for the removal of the system board. Furthermore, installing the wrong Dell drivers can make these problems even worse. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. If your replacement hard drive does not have the hard drive bracket attached, remove the bracket from the old drive by unsnapping it from the drive. Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.

The brackets also keep dust and delll out of your computer. But I still have the burning desire to beat the living smack of the IT guy. Use care when handling the front-panel release tabs dimensiion avoid damaging them.


Your computer supports DDR2 memory. To loosen the two captive screws on each side of the heat-sink assembly, you need a long Phillips screwdriver. To connect a network cable, first plug the cable into the network port or device, and then plug the cable into the computer. Do you have the yast2-sound package installed? Bottom Line For the price this system is a very decent all round performer. When installing the heat-sink dimensuon, do not touch the thermal interface on its underside, as this may result in damage.

If the module is difficult to remove, gently ease the module back and forth to remove it from the connector.

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While you work, periodically touch an unpainted metal surface to dissipate any static electricity that could harm internal components. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as explained delo our Privacy Policy.

Originally Posted by subhan Media Card Reader Optional.