Dell Dimension 9100 user manual download

For Devices:Dell Dimension 9100
Languages:English
Pages:140
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Solving Problems
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Drive Problems
CAUTION:
Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the
Product Information Guide
.
CD and DVD drive problems
NOTE:
High-speed CD or DVD drive vibration is normal and may cause noise, which does not indicate a
defect in the drive or the CD or DVD.
NOTE:
Because of different regions worldwide and different disc formats, not all DVD titles work in all
DVD drives.
E
NSURE
THAT
M
ICROSOFT
®
W
INDOWS
®
RECOGNIZES
THE
DRIVE
Click the
Start
button and
click
My Computer
. If the floppy, CD, or DVD drive, is not listed, perform a full scan with your
antivirus software to check for and remove viruses. Viruses can sometimes prevent Windows from
recognizing the drive.
T
EST
THE
DRIVE
Insert another floppy, CD, or DVD to eliminate the possibility that the original one is defective.
Insert a bootable floppy and restart the computer.
C
LEAN
THE
DRIVE
OR
DISK
See page 116.
C
HECK
THE
CABLE
CONNECTIONS
R
UN
THE
H
ARDWARE
T
ROUBLESHOOTER
See page 52.
R
UN
THE
D
ELL
D
IAGNOSTICS
See page 48.
A
DJUST
THE
W
INDOWS
VOLUME
CONTROL
Click the speaker icon in the lower-right corner of your screen.
Ensure that the volume is turned up by clicking the slidebar and dragging it up.
Ensure that the sound is not muted by clicking any boxes that are checked.
C
HECK
THE
SPEAKERS
AND
SUBWOOFER
See "Sound and Speaker Problems" on page 41.
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