Compaq Presario 2500 Reference Guide

Compaq Presario 2500 - Notebook PC Manual

Compaq Presario 2500 manual table of contents:

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    Compaq Notebook Series Reference Guide
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    ... warranty statements accompanying such products. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. Compaq Notebook Series Reference Guide First Edition (December 2002) Reference Number: 2100/2500/N1050v Part Number: 311069-001 ii Reference Guide
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    ...from lightning. • Do not use a telephone connection to report a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak. • Use only the power cord and batteries indicated in this manual. Do not dispose of batteries in a fire. They may explode. Check with local ...
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    ... WITH THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, YOU MUST NOW EITHER REMOVE THE SOFTWARE FROM YOUR HARD DISK DRIVE AND DESTROY THE MASTER DISKETTES, OR RETURN THE COMPLETE HP PRODUCT AND SOFTWARE FOR A FULL REFUND. PROCEEDING WITH CONFIGURATION ...
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    ... product recovery CD-ROM or DVD: (i) The product recovery CD-ROM or DVD and/or support utility software may only be used for restoring the hard disk of the HP product with which the product recovery CD-ROM or DVD was originally provided. (ii) The ...
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    ...or the HP standard software agreement for the product involved. SUPPORT POLICY FOR MICROSOFT OPERATING SYSTEMS SERVICE PACK. HP will provide end user support for HP PCs that use Microsoft Operating Systems, including its latest service packs. This support will ...
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    Contents Getting Started with Your Notebook...1 Identifying Parts of the Notebook ...2 Series 2100 and N1050v...2 Series 2500...5 Status Lights ...8 Setting Up Your Notebook...10 Step 1: Insert the battery ...10 Step 2: Connect AC power ...11 ...
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    ... the hard disk drive ...61 To replace the hard disk drive holder ...62 To prepare a new hard disk drive ...63 Troubleshooting and Maintenance ...65 Troubleshooting Your Notebook...66 Audio problems ...66 CD-ROM and DVD problems ...67 viii ...
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    ... ...73 PC Card (PCMCIA) problems...76 Performance problems ...76 Power and battery problems ...77 Printing problems...79 Serial, parallel, and USB problems ...80 ... Modem Reference (Conexant)...90 Safety Information...97 Power Cords...97 Battery Safety ...98 Laser Safety ...98 LED...
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    Getting Started with Your Notebook Reference Guide 1
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    ... Click buttons, and on-off button. Main status lights (left to right): power mode, hard disk activity, and battery. 7 8 9 Hard disk drive. Infrared port (select models only). Wireless on-off button and indicator light (select models only). 10 ...
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    Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook 13 AC adapter jack. 14 Universal ...lock slot (security connector). 21 RJ-11 jack. Connects the modem cable. 22 PC Card and CardBus slot... mute button and audio mute light. 27 Floppy disk drive (select models only). Reference Guide 3
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    Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook 28 Hard disk drive. 29 Battery latch. 30 RAM (memory) cover. 31 Reset button. 32 Docking port (select models only). 33 Mini-PCI cover (no user parts inside). 4 Reference Guide
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    Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook Series 2500 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Notebook open/close latch. One-Touch buttons. Keyboard ... on-off button. Main status lights (left to right): power mode, hard disk activity, and battery. Infrared port (select models only). 8 9 10 11 12 ...
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    Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook 14 AC adapter jack. 15 Two USB ports. 16 RJ-45 network jack. Connects a ... only). 24 PC Card and CardBus slot and buttons. 25 Floppy disk drive (select models only). 6 Reference Guide
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    Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook 26 Hard disk drive. 27 Battery latch. 28 Mini-PCI cover (no user parts inside). 29 RAM (memory) cover. 30 Docking port (select models only). 31 Reset button. Reference Guide 7
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    ... the Notebook Status Lights The notebook includes a number of status lights that report power and battery status, drive activity, and ... in Hibernation. 2 Hard disk drive activity. On: notebook is accessing the hard disk drive. 3 Battery status. • Green: the AC adapter is connected and the battery ...
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    Getting Started with Your Notebook Identifying Parts of the Notebook The keyboard status lights, located above the keyboard, indicate the states of the keyboard locks. 1 Caps Lock On: Caps Lock is active. 2 Num Lock On: Num Lock is active. (The ...
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    ... When you set up your notebook for the first time, you'll charge the battery, connect the AC adapter, turn on the notebook, and run the Windows setup program. Step 1: Insert the battery WARNING Do not mutilate or puncture batteries. Do not dispose...
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    ... Warranty and Technical Support that came with the notebook.) 1. Plug the AC adapter into the notebook. 2. Connect the power cord to the AC adapter. 3. Plug the power cord into a wall outlet. The notebook battery then starts charging. Important When unplugging the power cord, unplug it from ...
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    ... with Your Notebook Setting Up Your Notebook Step 3: Connect a phone line 1. Make sure the telephone line is an ... the other end of the phone cord into the RJ-11 modem jack in the side of the notebook. For details about using the modem, see "Using the Modem" in this guide. 12 Reference Guide
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    ... Windows starts automatically. Hint If your notebook does not turn on when operating on battery power, the battery may be out of power.... Microsoft Windows operating system preinstalled on its hard disk drive. The first time you turn on your notebook, the Windows Setup program runs automatically so ...
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    Basic Operation Reference Guide 15
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    ...Operating Your Notebook You can start and stop your notebook using the power button. However, at certain times you may want to use other methods to start or stop the notebook, depending on power considerations, types of active connections, and startup time. Default power settings...
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    ... button on the left side of the port replicator. To change the boot device The notebook normally boots from its internal hard disk. You can also boot the notebook from a floppy disk drive, a CD-ROM drive, or an internal network interface card. ...
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    Basic Operation Operating Your Notebook To use the TouchPad The TouchPad includes an on-off button so you can turn off the TouchPad to avoid ... light. 4 Scroll pad. The scroll pad scrolls vertically to display the contents of the active window. 18 Reference Guide
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    Basic Operation Operating Your Notebook To use the function hot keys The combination of the Fn key ...a shortcut key sequence—for various system controls. To use a hot key, press and hold Fn,...+F5 Fn+F8 Does this Decreases the display brightness. Increases the display brightness. Toggles among the ...
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    Basic Operation Operating Your Notebook To use the One-Touch buttons Your notebook includes five One-Touch buttons that can start any application or ...appear onscreen when you press a One-Touch button, select that option on the Onscreen Display tab. 20 Reference Guide
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    Basic Operation Operating Your Notebook To use the Windows and Applications keys The Windows key brings up ...Runs Windows Help. Runs Windows Find: Search. Minimizes all displayed windows. Returns all minimized windows to original size. Runs the Windows Run dialog box. To use the ALT GR key Non-U.S....
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    ...-or- Remove the CD or DVD. 3. Slide the tray back into the module to close it. If your notebook loses power, you can manually open the drive to remove a CD. Insert a straightened paper clip into the recessed hole on the front of the drive ...
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    ... DVD movies If your notebook came with a DVD, or other DVD readable drive, it also includes DVD ...limit, your last change to the region code will be hard-coded on the DVD drive, and will be permanent. Your warranty ...copy CDs If your notebook came with a DVD/CD-RW combo drive, it also includes software,...
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    ... Performance and Maintenance > Power Options. 4. On the Advanced tab, select the option to prompt for a password when the notebook exits Standby. ... is running, lock the notebook before leaving it unattended, or set up a screen saver with a Windows password. You can lock the notebook these ways: • ...
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    ... a built-in connector to allow you to secure the notebook with a cable and a lock (such as the Kensington ...and store the key in a safe place away from the notebook. To protect against viruses Virus-protection .... This is especially important if you use the Web. Your notebook comes equipped with Norton...
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    ... Operation Securing Your Notebook To lock the hard disk drive The notebook enables you .... If you move the hard disk drive to another notebook, you can't access ... password, you can change the notebook (and drive) password. If you forget ... disk drive lock. 5. Press F10 to save and exit BIOS Setup. 26...
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    ... over bumpy terrain. • Suspend or shut down the notebook before transporting it. This turns off the hard drive. A drop of a few inches onto a rigid surface while the hard drive is operating could destroy data or damage the drive. • Carry the notebook in a padded case to...
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    ..., CDs, DVDs, and other media, or network drives. • Use a virus-scanning program (such as the ... interval. • Avoid using a screen saver or other software that prevents the notebook from changing to Display-off or ... If you are using AC power and have no external monitor attached, put the notebook in ...
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    Batteries and Power Management Reference Guide 29
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    ...Consumption Managing Power Consumption When you're running your notebook on battery power, you can maximize operating time without compromising ... to help you reduce power consumption and extend battery life. During idle periods, the notebook automatically enters power-saving modes after specified ...
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    ... Power Consumption The notebook can also enter Hibernation if battery power reaches a critically ... restore power by connecting an AC adapter or installing a charged battery, and then shut the notebook ...Hibernate support in the Power settings, or you will lose any unsaved data if the notebook battery ...
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    ...From the battery status light Check the battery status light on the notebook. From the Windows taskbar The Windows taskbar can display a power icon that provides detailed... you do not restore power within a short time, the notebook goes into Hibernation. 32 Reference Guide
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    Batteries and Power Management Using Battery Power Once the notebook enters Hibernation in this way, ...a fully charged battery depends on the notebook model, power management settings, and level of use. .... If your notebook has a multispeed processor, use the lower speed on battery power (the default ...
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    Batteries and Power Management Using Battery Power • If your notebook has a wireless on-off button, turn off the wireless function when you're not ... unused for long periods. If you have more than one, rotate them. • If you normally use AC power, make a practice of using the ...
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    Modem and Network Connections Reference Guide 35
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    ...Internet, send and receive e-mail messages, and use your notebook to send and receive faxes. Your notebook contains several software programs that work with your ... and receiving faxes For best performance, you can connect to any Internet Service Provider (ISP) or modem network that ...
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    ... is up, you will get a message that says "black list." • When using a modem, an external surge protector can prevent notebook damage by lightning or other electrical surges. Connect any approved surge protector to the modem cable whenever you are ...
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    .... To edit settings, open Network and Dial-up Connections in Control Panel. See Windows Help for information about setting up and using LAN connections. Select Start > Help and Support. Contact your network administrator for network information. Two ...
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    ... time. To prepare for connections Before you can connect your notebook to a particular 802.11 wireless network, you have to configure the notebook for the specific wireless connection. Connecting to an Existing Wireless Network You can connect to an access point...
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    Modem and Network Connections Making Wireless Network Connections (select models only) 2. A list of ... the configuration. This network is added to your list of preferred networks. The notebook automatically connects to the first preferred network within range if wireless communication is turned on. ...
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    ... a license before using the wireless function. Turning on communication and making a connection If your notebook has both wireless 802.11 and Bluetooth .... If you're within range of your wireless network, your notebook automatically connects. To check the status of your ...
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    ... turn off the wireless 802.11 communication without turning off the notebook, press the wireless on-off button. This also turns off Bluetooth communication if it was... in the taskbar and select Disable. Suspending or shutting down the notebook also turns off the wireless function. 42 Reference Guide
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    ...models only) Making Wireless Bluetooth Connections (select models only) If your notebook includes Bluetooth wireless capabilities, you can use it to make short... before using the wireless function. Turning on Bluetooth communication The wireless indicator light on the front of the notebook turns...
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    ...turns off the Bluetooth function. To prepare for Bluetooth connections Before you use your notebook to access other Bluetooth devices, you... that will identify it to other Bluetooth users. Set the notebook type to Laptop. Select the security mode you want to use. 5. On the Information Exchange tab, ...
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    ...To send or receive files using Bluetooth If your notebook includes Bluetooth wireless capabilities, it supports the following common protocols for transferring... its shared directory. 3. Use Windows Explorer or other software to copy or move files between your notebook and other ...
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    Add-On Devices Reference Guide 47
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    Add-On Devices Connecting External Devices Connecting External Devices Connecting PC Cards The notebook PC Card slot is available for storing data and expanding the communication capabilities of the notebook. The notebook supports standard Type II and III PC Cards (...
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    ... a PC Card, you must use the Eject Hardware or Safely Remove Hardware icon in the taskbar, or shut down the notebook. Otherwise, you could lose data.... setting switches to configure the equipment so that it will operate properly with your notebook and the software you plan to use. Reference Guide 49
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    ... speakers, or headphones. In addition, if you connect your notebook to the port replicator, you can ... Audio out (headphones) connector (green) 1 2 Series 2500 Audio out (headphones) connector (green) ... into either audio port on the notebook, any device connected to the corresponding port on the port ...
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    ... monitor 1. Select Start > Turn Off Computer > Turn Off. 2. Connect the monitor cable from the monitor to the monitor port on the back of the notebook. 3. Connect the monitor to a power source and turn it on. 4. Press the power button to turn on ...
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    ... an IEEE 1394 device (select models only) If your notebook has an IEEE 1394 port, you can use it to connect devices such as ... power. Note If you have problems making this connection, go to the device manufacturer's Web site for the latest version of the driver for the device. 52 Reference Guide
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    ... as you would to any other printer. Transferring files through an infrared connection You can use your notebook infrared port to transfer files by using Wireless Link. See the Windows online help for instructions on using Wireless Link....
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    ... Use only the approved AC adapter that meets the power requirements of the notebook). Do not use a 60-watt, 3.16-amp ... Limited Warranty and Technical Support document included with the notebook.) You can dock or undock the notebook in any power state: on, off, Standby, or Hibernation. Make sure, ...
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    ... the back of the port replicator. You can also operate the port replicator using power from the notebook battery. 2. Remove the rubber cover from the docking connector on the bottom of the notebook. 3. Align the notebook with the locator posts on the ...
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    Add-On Devices Connecting External Devices To undock from the port replicator 1. Press down the undock button on the right side of the port replicator. 2. Lift the notebook out of the port replicator. 56 Reference Guide
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    ... RAM (Memory) Installing Additional RAM (Memory) The notebook has two slots that hold two RAM ... these steps. CAUTION The internal components in your notebook are extremely sensitive to static electricity, and can ... Off Notebook > Turn Off. 2. Important: unplug the AC adapter, if present, and remove ...
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    .... Then press down at both sides until both latches snap closed. Series 2100 and 1050v Series 2500 5. Replace the cover. 6. Insert the battery. To remove the RAM module, release the two latches at the sides of the module. 58 Reference Guide
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    ...Phillips screwdriver for these steps. CAUTION Your notebook internal components are extremely sensitive to static ... the metal shielding around the connectors on the back of the notebook. 1. Select Start > Turn Off Computer ... adapter, if present, and remove the battery. 3. Turn the unit bottom-side up...
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    Add-On Devices Installing Additional RAM (Memory) 4. Release the two latches at the sides of the RAM board, so the free edge of the board pops up. Series 2100 and 1050v Series 2500 5. Pull the board out of the connector. 6. Replace the cover. 7. Insert the battery. 60 Reference Guide
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    ...screw holes, then remove the two screws. 5. Gently pull the hard drive out of the notebook. 6. Gently slide the new drive into the hard drive compartment. Press firmly to make sure the connector seats properly. 7. Reinstall the hard drive screws and plugs. Important If you are ...
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    ...hard disk drive holder If you are installing a new hard drive that does not have a holder, you can remove the holder parts from the old hard drive. You'll need a small ...pin connector attachment back onto the pins on the end of the new hard drive. Work alternately at each end so that...
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    ... Replacing the Hard Disk Drive To prepare a new hard disk drive When you install a new hard disk drive, you also need to prepare it to be able to work with your notebook. If you want to restore the Windows software and operating system that ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Reference Guide 65
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    ... and Support. Select on the question mark One-Touch key located at the top of the keyboard. See the Microsoft Windows manual shipped with the notebook. Contact your dealer. See the Worldwide Telephone Numbers booklet. Audio problems If no sound is audible ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook If you hear a loud high-pitched whine ...CD-ROM/DVD drive is selected as the boot device. See the "Basic Operation" chapter in this guide to change the... you're playing the DVD on battery power, try changing the power scheme. If you get...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook • Restart the system: remove the disc from the drive, and select Start > Turn Off Computer > ... CD on a DVD/CD-RW combo-type drive, try using a different media brand. Read and write quality ...
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    ... port, you must activate the TV. Hard disk drive problems If the notebook hard drive doesn't spin • Make sure the notebook has power. If necessary, ...is fully plugged into a power source and into the back of the notebook. • Remove and reinsert the hard drive. If the hard...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook Heat problems Your notebook normally gets warm during ... bottom and sides of the notebook are clear. • Keep in mind that games and other programs that drive CPU usage toward 100 percent can increase the notebook temperature. Infrared ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook Keyboard and pointing device problems Use these suggestions for built-in or external devices. If the pointer is difficult to control Adjust the pointer controls. Select Start > Control Panel > Printers and Other ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook Local area network (LAN) problems If the built-in network adapter doesn't connect to... People to look for a notebook. If you can't log in to Netware servers If a Netware server is using IPX/SPX protocol,...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook Memory problems If a message says you are ... sure drive C is not running low on free space. • If you are having memory problems ... RAM in your notebook is not available for running applications. A certain amount of RAM is used for display ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook If the modem doesn't dial or no dial tone is detected • Check all cables and ...it-your telephone company can provide instructions. If the modem dials but doesn't connect • Make sure you're using ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook • Open the hardware Device Manager. Select Start > Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance ...the modem clicks repeatedly but doesn't connect • Make sure you're using an analog telephone line (2, ...
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    ...and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook PC Card (PCMCIA) problems If the notebook doesn't... to disable the modem. Performance problems For best performance, your notebook should have at least... (RAM). If the notebook pauses or runs sluggishly • This may be normal Windows behavior. Background...
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    ... drive frequently runs (as indicated by the hard drive light on the front of the notebook) while the notebook appears to be paused or running ... notebook while such applications are running. Power and battery problems If the notebook turns off immediately after it turns on Battery power is probably ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook If the battery doesn't charge • Make sure the AC... • If available, try another battery and AC adapter. If the notebook has a short operating ... rate until the battery runs out. So, if you check the Time Remaining while the notebook is ...
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    ...be able to solve most printing problems by using the Print troubleshooter in Windows Help. Select Start > Help and Support. If a serial or ... 600-dpi printers. If you're using such a printer, try selecting a compatible printer driver for a 300-dpi printer. If an infrared printer doesn't print • ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook Serial, parallel, and USB problems If a serial mouse doesn't ... modem doesn't work properly • Make sure the port connection is secure. • Use the Modem troubleshooter in Windows Help. Select Start > Help and Support. • In Control ...
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    ..., and reset the notebook using the reset button. If the notebook won't boot from battery power • Make...If available, try another battery. If the notebook won't boot from the floppy disk drive • Make sure ...Legacy USB Support is enabled. If your notebook also has a built-in floppy drive, use the ...
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    ... a network card installed. While the operating system is loading drivers and checking hardware and network connections, you will see a blinking ... (LAN) problems" in this chapter. If you have trouble connecting to another notebook in the Network Neighborhood or My Network Places ...
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    ... and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook If you cannot connect to a particular notebook on the network • Make ... each other. • Move closer to the access point (for an infrastructure connection) or other wireless notebook (for an Ad Hoc connection). You could be too far away for high-speed ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Configuring the Notebook Configuring the Notebook The BIOS Setup utility helps you configure your notebook operation. To run the BIOS Setup utility The... Setup utility enables you to make changes to the notebook system configuration, and to tailor the operation ...
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    ...dd/yy format). Sets the language for BIOS Setup. Sets the hard disk drive type and various parameters. Sets the video ...an external pointing device is connected. Enables BIOS support for USB mouse, keyboard, and floppy disk drive during startup. Lets the notebook be turned on via the LAN port. If this...
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    ... password if that is the only password set) on the hard disk drive. Default Clear Clear Enter Set ...drive lock Disabled Disabled Boot Menu Setting Hard Drive +Removable Devices CD-ROM Drive ...LAN provides diskless boot from a network server. Default 1. Hard Drive 2. Removable devices 3. CD-ROM Drive...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Configuring the Notebook To change video memory settings using BIOS Setup utility The notebook comes with either 32MB or 16MB ... 16MB, 32MB, or 64MB may change the performance of your notebook, depending on your selection. To change your video memory...
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    ... allow you to install individual software applications or to restore the entire contents of your hard drive: • QuickRestore System Recovery CD, included with the notebook, allows you to restore your hard drive to the factory image. • Application Recovery utility allows ...
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    Reference Information Reference Guide 89
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    ... You can customize the operation of the modem using AT commands and S-registers. You can... in Control Panel, from most communications software, or by using terminal mode in your software. Note... or lower case. Many commands can be used as queries by entering "?" as the argument. Conexant AT Commands...
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    ...DCE speed and error correction protocol. Report CONNECT result code on connecting. Dial tone and busy detection ...and busy detection not reported. Report CONNECT result code on connecting. Dial tone not reported, busy signal reported if detected. Report CONNECT result code on connecting....
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    ...and fixed). g=255 sets the octet value used in character-oriented framing. h: not to be commanded....data rate at which the modem accepts commands when connected: 0 (allows operation only at rates automatically... startup procedures, 2=use full startup procedures on all subsequent connections. +GCAP +GCI...
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    ...use unformatted presentation. Use full startup procedures on next connection, then select startup ... test in progress. Initiate local analog loopback. Display current configuration and stored profiles....: are transmitted) (default). Enable reporting of modulation connection (+MCR: and Receive Rate Only:...
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    ...MNP, 6=initiate V.80 synchronous access mode when connection is completed. b specifies fallback mode when modem ...required; 8=initiate V.80 synchronous access mode when connection complete. Disable selective repeat option ... of 100 ms (n=0 to 255). Set active service class: 0=data mode (default), 1=Fax ...
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    ... transmission and reception. Send voice tones. Start voice transmission. Display black-listed numbers. Display delayed numbers. +VDT=a,b +VDX=a +VGM=n +VGR=n +VGS=n +VGT=n +VIP +VIT=n +... +VSD=a,b +VSM=a,b,c,d +VSP=a +VTD=n +VTR +VTS=string +VTX AT* Commands *B *D Reference Guide 95
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    ... control. 0 Selected Result Codes (Conexant) Code 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 24 32 33 35 83 Meaning OK CONNECT RING NO CARRIER ERROR CONNECT 1200 NO DIAL TONE BUSY NO ANSWER DELAYED BLACKLISTED FAX DATA LINE IN USE 96 Reference Guide
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    Reference Information Safety Information Safety Information Power Cords The power cord supplied with the notebook AC adapter should match the plug and...AC adapter, contact your local authorized dealer or Sales and Service office. For any power cord with a fused plug: if you have to replace the fuse, ...
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    ... the battery contacts. • Do not disassemble the battery. There are no serviceable parts inside. Do not dispose of the ...-life. Laser Safety The CD-ROM and DVD drives used with the notebook are certified as a Class 1 laser devices according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) ...
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    ...but the following precautions are recommended: • If the unit requires service, contact an authorized service center. • Do not attempt to make... This product contains mercury in the fluorescent lamp of the liquid-crystal display, and may require special handling at end-of-life. Reference Guide 99
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    ... radiated output power of the IEEE 1394, 802.11 and Bluetooth internal wireless radio is ... radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the wireless radio shall be used in such a manner that the potential ... devices such as mobile phones. However, the use of wireless radios may be restricted in some ...
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    ... generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy. If not installed .... • Relocating the notebook with respect to the receiver. • Connecting the notebook AC adapter to another power outlet... printing of this manual, the telephone number was (202) 512-1800. This equipment complies with Part 68...
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    ... the equipment specifically discussed in the troubleshooting section of the user guide. Connection to party line service is subject to state tariffs. Contact ...home has specially wired alarm equipment connected to the telephone line, ensure the installation of this notebook equipment does not disable ...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 109
    ... Consumer Protection Act of 1991 makes it unlawful for any person to use a notebook or other electronic device, including fax machines, to send any message unless such message ...: Hewlett-Packard Company CRVSA-02T1-75 Complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the ...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 110
    ...internal wireless radio complies with RSS 210 of Industry Canada. To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding. Equipment (or its transmit antenna)...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 111
    ... with reseller for procedure to follow. Italy: Indoor or outdoor use in a public area requires a user license. Die...bei Anschluss an jeder beliebigen Telefonbuchse funktionieren. Sollten Probleme auftreten, wenden Sie sich zunächst ...ce dernier sur un autre réseau téléphonique. Reference Guide 105
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 112
    ... di singoli terminali alla rete telefonica pubblica commutata (PSTN) e alla rete wireless in radio frequenza. Tuttavia, a causa delle differenze esistenti tra i singoli ... su una rete telefonica diversa. Japan Japan Telecommunications Approval Name of Equipment: AMC20493-KT5 106 Reference Guide
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 113
    ... meet Telecom's impedance requirements. Performance limitations may occur when used in conjunction with some parts of the network. Telecom will accept no responsibility should ...) This equipment shall not be set up to make automatic calls to Telecom's 111 Emergency Service. Reference Guide 107
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 114
    ... or bell tinkle when certain other devices are connected to the same line. If this occurs, the problem should not be referred to the Telecom Faults Service. Associated Software Limits of ... within any 30-minute period for any single manual call initiation. The equipment shall go on-hook ...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 115
    ... Company, Personal Systems Group 19310 Pruneridge Ave., Cupertino, CA 95014, U.S.A. Presario 2100 series, Presario 2500 series, Evo 1050V series CRVSA-02T1-75 Includes all options for analog ...EN 61000-3-3:1995 GB9254-1998 FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Class B/ANSI C63.4: 1992 AS/NZS ...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 116
    ... port, 3, 6 secondary, 51 troubleshooting, 68 docking port, 4, 7 docking to port replicator, 54 drive lock, 26 drives hard drive holder, 62 hard drive lock, 26 replacing hard disk, 61 DVD drive location, 2, 5 playing movies, 23 setting region code, 23 troubleshooting, 67 encryption, 39...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 117
    ... 22 PC Card, 48, 49 installing battery, 10 hard disk drive, 61 hard drive holder, 62 RAM, 57 Internet Service Provider, 36 Kensington lock, 25,..., 31 printing infrared printers, 53 troubleshooting, 79 protection files, 26 hard drive lock, 26 Kensington lock, 25, 55 Norton AntiVirus,...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 118
    hard disk drive, 61 hard drive holder, 62 PC Card, 49 RAM, 59 reset button, 17 resetting, 17 safety ... wireless communication, 41, 43 safety information, iii saving battery power, 33 scroll pad, 2, 5 secondary display, 51 security hard drive lock, 26 Kensington lock, 3, 6, 25, 55 Norton AntiVirus, 25 ...



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