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. Do not route card cables over or behind the cards. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: The SigmaTel drivers work If you are installing or replacing a card, follow the procedures in the next section. Only unbuffered, non-ECC memory is supported.

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Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. Only unbuffered, non-ECC memory is supported. To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer’s electronic components. To avoid damage to the drive, do not set it on a hard surface. Some network adapters automatically start the computer when they are connected to a network.

Grasp the card by its top corners, and ease it out of its connector. If your computer includes a card retention mechanism, dimenzions the top of the retention mechanism by pressing the tab and pulling up on the top. If you are installing a PCI Express x16 card, the card may cover the floppy-drive connectors. If necessary, disconnect any cables connected to the card.

This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer. You must position the processor correctly in the socket to avoid permanent damage to the processor and the computer when you turn dimenions the computer. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.


Installing filler brackets over empty card-slot openings is necessary to maintain De,l certification of the computer.

It didn’t have any sound drivers, so I downloaded the SigmaTel drivers from Dell and installed those.

Dell Dimension E510 integrated sound issues

To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before removing the cover. If you are de,l installing a processor upgrade kit from Dell, reuse the original heat-sink assembly when you install your new processor. Ensure that you release the securing tab to unseat the card.

Most interface connectors are keyed for correct insertion; that is, a notch or a missing pin on one connector matches a tab or a filled-in hole on the other connector. The SigmaTel drivers work 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. Always install DDR2 memory modules in the order indicated on the system board.

If you are not installing a processor upgrade kit from Dell, reuse the original heat-sink assembly when you replace the processor.


Ground yourself by touching an unpainted metal surface on the back of the computer. Do not install ECC or buffered memory modules.

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If you remove your original memory modules from the computer during a memory upgrade, keep them separate from dimensuons new modules that you may have, even if you purchased the new modules from Dell. To disconnect a network cable, first unplug the cable from your computer and then unplug it from the network port or device.

Any address space reserved for these components cannot be used by computer memory.

If you are adding a floppy drive, see ” Installing a Floppy Drive. Leave the release lever extended in the release position so that the socket is ready for the new processor. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

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See the drive documentation in your upgrade kit for information on configuring devices for the cable select setting. Back to Dell forum 2 total dkmensions.

Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: After you remove the heat-sink assembly, lay the assembly on its side.