ALIENWARE MOBILE MANUAL
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Rev 1.1.64 JUNE 2004
Contents - 3
Chapter 1 - Introduction, 4
Chapter 2 - System Setup , 5
Chapter 3 - System Check List, 7
Chapter 4 - Troubleshooting, 9
Chapter 5 - System Recovery, 11
Appendix A – General & Electrical Safety Precautions, 13
Appendix B – Terms And Conditions Agreement, 15
Appendix C – Limited Product Warranty, 16
Obtaining Warranty Service, 17
Replacing a Defective Component, 18
30-day Money Back Guarantee, 20
Appendix D - Contacting Alienware, 21
IMPORTANT - 24
Introduction - 4
Dear Valued Alienware Customer,
Alienware would like to take this opportunity to thank you for purchasing an award-win-
ning Alienware system and welcome you to a growing family of dedicated users. Like you,
Alienware employees are hard-core computer users. The staff knows exactly what it takes to
design a system that will exceed your expectations.
The technicians responsible for crafting your machine have spent many hours ensuring that
your computer is properly optimized and performs to its fullest potential. Alienware techni-
cians build machines with one philosophy in mind: Build It As If It Were Your Own. The tech-
nicians are not happy unless your new machine meets or exceeds very demanding criteria!
In order to ensure the highest levels of pe