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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    ... limited 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...
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    .... • 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 codes for possible ...
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    ..., 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 ... Microsoft operating system is provided with your PC. The COA label can usually be found on the bottom of the notebook. If the COA ...
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    ...or violation of this Agreement. PRODUCT RECOVERY CD-ROM or DVD. If your HP product was shipped with ...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 ...
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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...
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    ... Management...29 Managing Power Consumption ...30 How the notebook manages power automatically...30 Using Battery Power...32 To check battery ...To prepare a new hard disk drive ...63 Troubleshooting and Maintenance ...65 Troubleshooting Your Notebook...66 Audio problems ...66 CD-ROM and DVD problems ...
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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 serial bus ports (USB). ...-11 jack. Connects the modem cable. 22 PC Card and CardBus slot and button.... 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 status lights. Power button... status lights (left to right): power mode, hard disk activity, and battery. Infrared port (select ...
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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...(select models 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 ... 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 is ...
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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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    ..., 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 ... must be recycled or disposed of properly. Your notebook is shipped with the battery installed. If the battery has been removed, ...
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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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    Getting Started with Your Notebook Setting Up Your Notebook Step 3: Connect a phone line 1. Make sure ...jack 3. Plug 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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    ... up Windows Your notebook has the 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 you can customize your setup. 1. Follow ...
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    Basic Operation Reference Guide 15
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    ... can start and stop your notebook using the power button. However, at certain times you... use other methods to start or stop the notebook, depending on power considerations, types of active connections, ... time out. Function Powers on the notebook. Powers off the notebook. Standby-Power status light ...
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    Basic Operation Operating Your Notebook To reset the notebook Occasionally, you may find that Windows or the notebook has stopped responding and will not let you turn ... boots from its internal hard disk. You can also boot the notebook from a floppy disk drive, a CD-ROM drive, or...
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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 moving ... on-off button and indicator 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 ...+F5 Fn+F8 Does this Decreases the display brightness. Increases the display brightness. Toggles among the ... display, and simultaneous display on both. Toggles the built-in keypad on and off. Does not ...
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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 open a ... If you want a label to 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 the Windows Start menu. This is the same as selecting the .... Runs Windows Help. Runs Windows Find: Search. Minimizes all displayed windows. Returns all minimized windows to ...
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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 player...while playing movies on battery power, set the Control Panel Power Scheme to Portable/Laptop. Important DVDs ...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... the cable into the security cable slot on the notebook. 3. Lock it with the cable lock key, and store the key in a safe place away from the notebook. To protect against viruses Virus-protection...
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    Basic Operation Securing Your Notebook To lock the hard disk drive The notebook enables you to lock ...hard disk drive. If you move the hard disk drive to another notebook, you can't access the drive ... After you match the drive password, you can change the notebook (and drive) password. If you forget...
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    ... Suspend or shut down the notebook before transporting it. This turns off the hard drive. A drop of a few ... surface while the hard drive is operating could destroy data or damage the drive. • Carry the notebook ...enclosed space. • Do not pick up or carry the notebook by its display. • Do not use ...
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    .... Copy files to floppy, CDs, DVDs, and other media, or network drives. • Use a virus-scanning ...a screen saver or other software that prevents the notebook from changing to Display-off or Standby mode after a ...are using AC power and have no external monitor attached, put the notebook in Standby mode ...
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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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    ... and Power Management Managing Power Consumption The notebook can also enter Hibernation if battery power reaches a critically low level. If this .... CAUTION Do not disable Hibernate support in the Power settings, or you will lose any unsaved data if the notebook battery runs down completely. ...
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    ... battery status 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 battery status information (see Windows Help for details). The icon ...
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    ... Power Management Using Battery Power Once the notebook enters Hibernation in this way, you won't...operating time for a fully charged battery depends on the notebook model, power management settings, and ...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 ..., make a practice of using the battery as your power source at least once a week. • Unplug the AC adapter when the notebook is not in use. • To...
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    Modem and Network Connections Reference Guide 35
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    ... receive e-mail messages, and use your notebook to send and receive faxes. Your notebook contains several software programs that work with your modem: • Internet Explorer, for browsing the... can connect to any Internet Service Provider (ISP) or modem network that has V.90 or V.92 interoperable...
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    ... period after a modem repeatedly fails to connect to a service provider. The number of failed attempts and ..., an external surge protector can prevent notebook damage by lightning or other electrical surges.... of characters sent to the modem to set up specific conditions. Those command strings normally ...
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    ... your corporate network, and possibly to the Internet. To connect to a LAN: 1. Check that the existing LAN supports ... settings, open Network and Dial-up Connections in Control Panel. See Windows Help for...Select Start > Help and Support. Contact your network administrator for network information. Two ...
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    ...area network (LAN) and access notebooks and other resources on the network. A wireless network provides all the functions of...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...
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    ... network administrator. You can also display an icon in the taskbar when connected to a network. 4. On the Wireless Networks tab, view the wireless networks ... preferred network within range if wireless communication is turned on. Creating a New Notebook-to-Notebook Network (Ad Hoc) You can set up a ...
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    ...available to other notebooks. To turn wireless communication on and off Important Wireless networks and... for authorization before turning on your notebook wireless networking. In Italy, Singapore, and possibly...€™re within range of your wireless network, your notebook automatically connects. To check...
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    ...close any files that reside on other network notebooks. 2. To turn off the wireless 802.11 communication without turning off the notebook, press the wireless on-off button. This also turns off .... Suspending or shutting down the notebook also turns off the wireless function. 42 Reference Guide
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    ... sure to ask for authorization before turning on your notebook wireless networking. In Italy, Singapore, and possibly other countries, ... the wireless function. Turning on Bluetooth communication The wireless indicator light on the front of the notebook turns on when Bluetooth or 802.11 communication ...
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    ...1. Important: close any files that reside on other network notebooks. 2. To turn off Bluetooth communication without turning off your notebook, press the wireless on-off button. This also turns ... it to other Bluetooth users. Set the notebook type to Laptop. Select the security mode you ...
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    ... Bluetooth If your notebook includes Bluetooth wireless capabilities, it supports the following common ... directories (folders) by both notebooks. This service is equivalent to common network file sharing. • OPP .... 3. Use Windows Explorer or other software to copy or move files between your notebook ...
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    Add-On Devices Reference Guide 47
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    ...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 (PCMCIA and CardBus)....
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    ... any settings or adjustments to the equipment before using it. This might include 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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    .... Attach the audio cable to the corresponding audio port on the notebook or port replicator. Series 2100 and N1050v 1 2 External ... connector (pink) Audio out (headphones) connector (green) 1 2 Series 2500 Audio out (headphones) connector (green) External microphone connector (pink) Note When you ...
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    ... and turn it on. 4. Press the power button to turn on the notebook. Switching the display to the external monitor ... Fn+F5 to cycle through the display options: notebook display, external monitor, both...., you can switch to only the external monitor. An alternative is to make one display a “secondaryମ.
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    ...as audio and video equipment, disk drives, printers, and other notebooks. Attach the device cable to the IEEE 1394 port. Windows automatically recognizes the... you have problems making this connection, go to the device manufacturer's Web site for the latest version of the driver for ...
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    ... model has an infrared port, a small, rectangular lens located on the front of the notebook provides wireless, serial communication between the notebook and other ...an infrared connection You can use your notebook infrared port to transfer files by using Wireless Link. See the Windows online help for ...
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    ... notebook. CAUTION Use only the approved AC adapter that meets the power requirements of the notebook). Do not use a 60-watt, 3.16-amp ...(See the printed Worldwide Limited Warranty and Technical Support document included with the notebook.) You can dock or undock the notebook in any power state: on, ...
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    ...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 port ...
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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... your notebook are extremely sensitive to static electricity, and can be permanently damaged by it. Handle the RAM ...and remove the battery. 3. Turn the unit bottom-side up, loosen the screws holding the RAM ...
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    ...it is fully inserted. 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. ...
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    ... 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... remove the battery. 3. Turn the unit bottom-side up, loosen the screws holding the RAM...
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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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    ... 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 ... and operating system that were originally installed on your notebook, use the QuickRestore System Recovery CD that came with your notebook. Reference Guide 63
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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 ..., such as the QuickRestore System Recovery CD. • Make sure the CD-ROM/DVD drive is selected as... DVD intended for a different region. If the notebook cannot read a CD or DVD • For a single-sided CD...
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    ... and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook • Restart the system: remove the disc from the drive, and ...to switch to one display. If the notebook can't find Wordpad.exe after inserting a CD ...\Accessories in the error message box. Display problems If the notebook is on, but the screen is blank ...
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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 ... disabled. You can change this setting with the BIOS Setup utility. • Restart the notebook. Select Start > Turn Off Computer > ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook Local area network (LAN) problems If the built-in network adapter doesn't connect ... If you can't browse the Network Neighborhood or My Network Places Select Start > Search > Notebooks or People to look ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook Memory problems If a message says you are out of...Windows Help. Select Start >Help and Support. • The full amount of RAM in your notebook is not available for running applications. A certain amount of RAM is used for display memory. The ...
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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 ...-waiting, disable it-your telephone company can provide instructions. If the modem dials but doesn't connect • Make ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook • Open the hardware Device Manager. Select Start > Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance ...€™ve selected the fax printer. • Try turning off power management features temporarily. If excessive line ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook PC Card (PCMCIA) problems If the notebook doesn't recognize a PC Card • ... at least 128 MB of memory (RAM). If the notebook pauses or runs sluggishly • This may be normal Windows behavior. Background ...
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    .... Also avoid turning off or suspending the notebook while such applications are running. Power and battery problems If the notebook turns off immediately after it turns on Battery power is probably extremely low. Plug in the AC ...
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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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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook If the notebook doesn't enter Standby mode as ...for both AC power and battery power are not set to Never. Printing problems Hint You... printing problems by using the Print troubleshooter in Windows Help. Select Start > Help and Support. ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook Serial, parallel, and USB problems If a serial mouse doesn't work • ... connection is secure. • Use the Modem troubleshooter in Windows Help. Select Start > Help and Support. • In Control Panel, open ...
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    ... the AC adapter again, and reset the notebook using the reset button. If the notebook won't boot from battery power • Make sure the battery is properly.... • If available, try another battery. If the notebook won't boot from the floppy disk drive • Make sure the floppy ...
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    ... and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook If the notebook takes a long time to resume after...) or other wireless notebook (for an Ad Hoc connection). • When you log on to an 802.11 network ...€ in this chapter. If you have trouble connecting to another notebook in the Network Neighborhood or My ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Troubleshooting Your Notebook If you cannot connect to a particular notebook on the network • Make sure the ... for high-speed communication. If your notebook cannot detect any Bluetooth devices • Make sure the wireless indicator light is on. • ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Configuring the Notebook Configuring the Notebook The BIOS Setup utility helps you configure your notebook operation.... to your individual work needs. The settings made in BIOS Setup generally control the notebook hardware, and so greatly affect how the ...
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    Troubleshooting and Maintenance Configuring the Notebook Main Menu Setting BIOS Revision System Time System Date Language Internal Hard Disk ...BIOS support for USB mouse, keyboard, and floppy disk drive during startup. Lets the notebook be turned on via the LAN port. If this option is ...
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    ... drive lock Disabled Disabled Boot Menu Setting Hard Drive +Removable Devices CD-ROM Drive Built-in LAN Description Shows the order of .... Built-in LAN provides diskless boot from a network server. Default 1. Hard Drive 2. Removable devices 3. CD-ROM Drive 4. Built-in LAN Exit Menu Setting Save ...
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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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    ... 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 you to...
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    Reference Information Reference Guide 89
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    .... Activate speaker: 0=off, 1=on during handshaking and off when receiving carrier (default), 2=always on, 3=off when dialing and receiving carrier, on when answering. Included for compatibility only; returns result code. E0 E1 H0 H1 I0 I1 I2 I3 I4 I5 I6 I7 I8 I9 Ln Mn N0 or N1 90 Reference Guide
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    ... on connecting. Dial tone and busy signal reported if detected (default). Reset to default configuration. Select error control protocol: NONE=no data ...2048 to 4096) sets maximum size of history buffer to be negotiated in receive direction (default=4096). +DS44=a,b,c,d, e,f,g,h,i Reference Guide 91
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    ... Phase 1 only, 3=disable. 0=modems decide whether to use short startup procedures, 2=use full startup procedures on all subsequent connections. +GCAP +GCI=n +GMI +GMM +GMR +GOI +GSN +IFC=n,m +ILRR=n +IPR=n +ITF=a,b,c +PCW=n +PIG=n +PMH=n +PMHF +PMHR=n +PMHT=n +PQC=n +PSS=n 92 Reference Guide
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    ... operation in normal mode (speed buffering). Terminate any test in progress. Initiate local analog loopback. Display current configuration and stored profiles. PTT testing of signal level: 00-09=DTMF dial ...&Qn &T0 &T1 &V %TTn \N0 \N1 \N2 \N3 \N4 \N5 +MCR +MMR +MR=0 +MR=1 +MR=2 Reference Guide 93
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    ...), 1=enable. Set loss-of-carrier delay in units of 100 ms (n=0 to 255). Set active service class: 0=data mode (default), 1=Fax Class 1, 1.0=Fax Class 1.0 mode, 8=voice mode. Set DTE inactivity timeout n seconds after which modem goes on-hook (a=0) or DCE goes on hook (a=1). 94 Reference Guide
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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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    ...) 50 (1 sec) 0 70 (700 msec) 0 138 S95 Extended result code messages 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 ...end-of-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 ...scientific community. We therefore believe the internal wireless radio is safe for use by consumers. The level..., you are encouraged to ask for authorization before turning on the wireless radio. 100 Reference Guide...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 107
    ... or television reception (which can be determined by removing the unit's batteries and AC adapter), try the following: • Reorienting ...20402, Stock Number 004-000-00345-4. At the first printing of this manual, the telephone number was (202) 512-1800. This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 108
    ... is resolved. You should only perform repairs to the equipment specifically discussed in the troubleshooting section of the user guide. Connection to party line service is subject to state tariffs. Contact the state public utility commission,...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 109
    ...1991 makes it unlawful for any person to use a notebook or other electronic device, including fax ... Company CRVSA-02T1-75 Complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject ... meets the applicable Industry Canada technical specifications. The Ringer Equivalence Number, REN, is an indication ...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 110
    ... terminal connection to the public switched telephone network (PSTN) and to a radio-frequency wireless network. However, due to differences between the individual PST's ...of successful operation on every PSTN network termination point. In event of problems, you should contact your ...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 111
    ... im europäischen Raum (Public Switched Telephone Network) und drahtlose Funknetzwerke zertifiziert. In Anbetracht der...europäischen Wirtschaftsgemeinschaft entwickelt (Public Switched Telephone Networks). Die Kompatibilität zum Netz ...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
    ...model, nor does it imply that any product is compatible with all of Telecom's network services. PTC200 2.11.1 (6) & (7) Compliance Testing (Functional tests) This equipment... devices) 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
    ... line. If this occurs, the problem should not be referred to the Telecom Faults Service. Associated Software ... any 30-minute period for any single manual call initiation. The equipment shall go ... the User Rights under the Telecom Terms of Service. Russia International Products sold internationally ...
  • 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
    ...4, 7 safety, 98 saving power, 33 status lights, 32 troubleshooting, 77 BIOS password, 24 BIOS Setup utility Boot menu, 86 ..., 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 ...
  • Compaq Presario 2500 | Reference Guide - Page 117
    ... 53 printing, 53 safety, 99 troubleshooting, 70 inserting CD, 22 DVD, 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, 55 keyboard ergonomic precautions, 10 non US, ...
  • 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 battery use, 98... 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 ...



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