Connect to your network using a cable, or
connect to a wireless network.
Connect the display.
NOTE: If you ordered your
computer with a discrete graphics card, the HDMI and the display ports
on the back panel of your computer are covered. Connect the display
to the discrete graphics card.
Connect the power cable.
Press the power button.
Finish Windows setup.
Follow the on-screen instructions
to complete the setup. When setting up, Dell recommends that you:
to a network for Windows updates.
NOTE: If connecting to a
secured wireless network, enter the password for the wireless network
access when prompted.
If connected to the internet, sign-in with or create
a Microsoft account. If not connected to the internet, create an offline
On the Support and Protection screen, enter your contact details.
Locate and use Dell apps from the Windows Start menu—Recommended
Table 1. Locate Dell
appsProvides the list of Dell apps on your computer.
Centralized location for key Dell applications, help articles, and other important information about your computer. It also notifies you about the warranty status, recommended accessories, and software updates if available.
Pro-actively checks the health of your computer’s
hardware and software. The SupportAssist OS Recovery tool troubleshoots
issues with the operating system. For more information, see the SupportAssist
documentation at www.dell.com/support.
NOTE: In SupportAssist, click
the warranty expiry date to renew or upgrade your warranty.
Updates your computer
with critical fixes and latest device drivers as they become available. For more information about using Dell Update, see the knowledge base article SLN305843 at www.dell.com/support.
Dell Digital Delivery
applications, which are purchased but not pre-installed on your computer. For more information about using Dell Digital Delivery, see the knowledge base article 153764 at www.dell.com/support.
Create recovery drive for Windows.
NOTE: It is recommended to create a recovery drive to troubleshoot and
fix problems that may occur with Windows.