Latitude 5420 Setup and Specifications

Set up your Latitude 5420

NOTE: The images in this document may differ from your computer depending on the configuration you ordered.
  1. Connect the power adapter and press the power button.

    Connect power

    NOTE: The battery may go into power-saving mode during shipment to conserve charge on the battery. Ensure that the power adapter is connected to your computer when it is turned on for the first time.
  2. Finish Windows setup.
    Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. When setting up, Dell recommends that you:
    • Connect 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 account.

    • On the Support and Protection screen, enter your contact details.

  3. Locate and use Dell apps from the Windows Start menu—Recommended.
    Table 1. Locate Dell appsProvides the list of Dell apps onLatitude 5420.
    Resources Description
    Image: Support Assist

    SupportAssist

    Proactively 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.
    Image: Dell Update

    Dell Update

    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.

    Image: Dell Digital Delivery

    Dell Digital Delivery

    Download software 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.


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