Dell Inspiron 500m Service Manual

NOTICE Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. NOTICE Unless otherwise noted, each procedure in this document assumes that a part can be replaced by performing the removal procedure in reverse order. microprocessor thermal-cooling assembly

Caution Before performing the following procedures read the safety instructions in your Owners Manual

Flow Racks For Parts

NOTICE To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer. NOTICE You must remove the display assembly before you remove the palm rest. 1. Follow the instructions in Preparing to Work Inside the Computer. 3. Open the display assembly approximately 180 degrees, and support the display assembly so that it does not open past this position. 4. Loosen the captive screw that...

Installing the System Board

Follow all of the steps in Removing the System Board in reverse order. NOTICE Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to the computer. NOTE After replacing the system board, enter the computer Service Tag into the BIOS of the replacement system board. 3. Insert the floppy disk or CD that accompanied the replacement system board into the appropriate drive. Follow the instructions that...