Certain components within the computer require address space in the 4-GB range. The sliding plate secures and releases the drive panel and helps to secure the drives. To guard against electrical shock, be sure to unplug your computer from its electrical outlet before installing any cards. It bites if you’re not careful. If you are installing or replacing a card, follow the procedures in the next section. Gently pull the securing tab, grasp the card by its top corners, and then ease it out of its connector.
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Before touching anything inside your computer, ground yourself by touching an unpainted metal surface, such as the metal at the back of the computer. Thread starter Sasqui Start date Jan 5, Love this upgrade tutorial!
Guide: How to upgrade a DELL Dimension E510 PC
If the DDR2 memory modules are not installed in matched pairs, the computer will continue to operate, but with a slight reduction in performance.
To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before removing the cover. A man got arrested for shooting his computer because it was operating poorly. If you installed a processor replacement kit from Dell, return the original heat-sink assembly and processor to Dell in the same package in which your replacement kit was sent.
FlexBay for optional floppy drive or optional Media Card Reader. You must route the DC power cables properly through the routing clips when you replace the cables to prevent them from being pinched or crimped.
I do however have an old palm treo w that is in dire need of an upgrade. If the new floppy drive does not include shoulder screws, use the screws within the drive panel insert. Joined Jul 2, Messages 24, 5.
Removing and Installing Parts: Dell Dimension /E Service Manual
If you remove your original memory modules from the computer during a memory upgrade, keep them separate from any new modules that you may have, even if you purchased the new modules from Dell.
You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer chassis. Joined Mar 26, Messages xard, 2. Ensure that you release the securing tab to unseat the card. Joined Jan 17, Messages 10, 3.
Ground yourself by touching an unpainted metal surface on the back of the computer. 5e10 that the assembly has had sufficient time to cool before you touch it. Cables routed over the cards can prevent the computer cover from closing properly or cause damage to the equipment.
This reminds me of the story I read in the Grand Rapids press. If you are not installing a processor upgrade kit from Dell, reuse the original heat-sink assembly when you replace the processor. For additional information on the type of memory supported by your computer, see your Owner’s Manual.
If you are installing or replacing a card, follow the procedures in the next section. Always install DDR2 memory modules in the order indicated on the system board.
See the documentation that came with the drive for instructions on installing any software required for drive operation. New posts What’s new Latest activity New profile posts.
Jetster Jan 5, Joined Oct 1, Messages 2, 0. You must position the processor correctly in the socket to avoid permanent damage to the processor and the computer when you turn on the computer. Forums New posts Search forums. The sliding plate secures and releases the drive panel and helps to secure the drives. If you are not installing a processor upgrade kit from Dell, reuse the original heat-sink assembly when you install your new processor.
Sasqui Jan 5,