Joined Jul 2, Messages 24, 5. Joined Nov 2, Messages 0. Joined Oct 1, Messages 2, 0. 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. Do not set the heat-sink assembly upright or touch the thermal interface, as this may result in damage to the thermal interface material. Sasqui Jan 5, If you are installing a PCI Express x16 card, the card may cover the floppy-drive connectors.

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Thread starter Sasqui Start date Jan 5, Ensure that the assembly has had sufficient time to cool before you touch it. This one is a military issue, holding 7 rounds. 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.

Love this upgrade tutorial! Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. Cables routed over the cards can prevent the computer cover from closing properly or cause damage to dimensionn equipment. Only unbuffered, non-ECC memory is supported.

Love what you have done with it. The brackets also keep dust and dirt out of your computer.


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Ensure that the tab on the processor cover is positioned underneath the release lever at the front of the socket. It bites if you’re not careful. To avoid damage, ensure that the processor aligns properly with the socket, and do not use excessive force when you install the processor.

The sliding plate secures and releases the drive panel and helps to secure the drives. Before touching anything inside your computer, ground yourself by touching an unpainted metal surface, such as the metal at the back of the computer.

To connect a network cable, first plug the cable into the network port or device and then plug it into the computer. See the documentation for the card for information about the card’s cable connections. When removing an IDE idmension data cable, grasp the colored pull-tab and pull until the connector detaches. That was made before ?

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Joined Aug 9, Messages 4, 1. To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before removing the cover. Other similar tools can delp substituted. Jetster Jan 5, A man got arrested for shooting his computer because it was operating poorly. Use care when handling the front-panel release tabs to avoid damaging them.


To disconnect a network cable, first unplug the cable from your computer and then unplug it from the network port or device. If the DDR2 memory modules are not installed in matched pairs, the computer will continue to operate, but with a slight reduction in performance.

If you are installing or replacing a PCI Express card, follow the procedures in the next section. Joined Apr 20, Messages 18, 4. Joined Mar 26, Dimnesion 7, 2.

Guide: How to upgrade a DELL Dimension E510 PC

If you are not installing a processor upgrade kit from Dell, reuse the original heat-sink assembly when you install your new processor. To connect a network cable, first plug the cable into the network port or device and then plug the cable into the computer. If you insert the module correctly, the securing clips snap into the cutouts at each end of the module. Media Card Reader Optional.

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Memory purchased from Dell is covered under your computer warranty.