These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Background and Identification ¶
The Dell Inspiron M5030 is a budget laptop, pricing in at $429. It was first released on June 21, 2011. It is a black rectangular laptop with a shiny black lid with the Dell logo in the center. It has a design of swirling black circles etched into both the lid and the body surrounding the keyboard. A common problem with this device is the "7 beeps," which has the do with the laptop overheating due to the placement of the heat sink right above the processor.
Processor: AMD Athlon II Dual-Core P360 (2.30 GHz)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition
Display: 15.6-inch, 1366 x 768-pixel resolution with LED backlight and widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio
Graphics: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250
Camera: Yes, 0.3 megapixels
Sound: Stereo speakers, microphone
Processor: AMD Athlon II P360 / 2.3 GHz
RAM: 4 GB (2 x 2 GB)
Storage: Hard Drive 320GB
Wireless Connectivity: 802.11n WiFi
Weight: 6 lbs
Here is a link to the troubleshooting page.