Power Schemes

The Power schemes pull-down menu displays the selected preset power scheme. Depending on your operating system, typical power schemes are Xa HINT Dell recommends that you use the Portable Laptop power scheme to maximize battery power. Windows XP controls the performance level of the processor depending on the power scheme you select. You do not need to make any further adjustments to set the performance level. Each preset power scheme has different time-out settings for entering standby mode,...

Removing the Keyboard

Follow the instructions in Preparing to Work Inside the Computer. 2. Turn the computer over and remove the four M2.5 x 20-mm screws (three labeled circle K and one labeled circle K M). 3. Turn the computer over and open the display. Q NOTICE Be careful when handling the keyboard. The keycaps are fragile, easily dislodged, and time-consuming to replace. 4. Use a nonmarring plastic scribe under the blank key to pry up the keyboard. 5. Lift the right end of the keyboard and slide it slightly...