Compaq Presario CQ5000 Getting Started

Compaq Presario CQ5000 - Desktop PC Manual

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    Getting Started
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    ... only warranties for Hewlett-Packard products and services are set forth in the express statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. ...States and/or other countries/regions. HP supports lawful use of technology and does ...
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    ... ...1 Placing the computer in the proper location ...1 Using surge protection ...1 Connecting to the computer ...2 Connecting a Digital Camera (Photo or Video)...8 Connecting Other Devices ...10 Storing Documentation and Recovery Discs...10 Adjusting the Monitor...11 Adjusting the screen resolution ...
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    ... Speakers Using the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Sound Card ...36 Connecting the speakers ...36 Connecting the FlexiJack ......37 Getting Help ...39 Finding Onscreen Guides ...39 Finding Guides on the Web...39 Using the Onscreen Help and Support Center ...40 Using the PC Help & Tools Folder ...40 Using ...
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    ... the keyboard buttons ...62 Keyboard Shortcuts...63 Wireless Mouse and Keyboard Troubleshooting...64 Synchronizing a wireless mouse and keyboard ...64 Using the Mouse ... ClickLock option ...70 Changing the scroll wheel speed ...71 Wireless Mouse and Keyboard Troubleshooting...71 Table of Contents v
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    ... Sound Blaster X-Fi or X-Fi Fatality audio card...76 Configuring the FlexiJack connector ...77 ... access buttons ...90 About the Remote Control...91 Troubleshooting the Remote Control ...92 Remote sensor ... Learning More About Software...93 Using the Desktop...93 Removing desktop icons ...94 Retrieving ...
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    ... Norton Internet Security software ...100 Manually running a scan ...100 Setting a Full ...Insertion Guide ...120 Understanding the Activity Light ...123 Formatting a Memory Card ...123 Troubleshooting... the Drive ...130 Transferring files to another computer manually ...130 Disconnecting the Drive...130...
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    ... Deleting music files from the music library...137 Using supported music file types ...137 Playing Music ... Using Windows Media Center to play DVDs...148 Troubleshooting poor playback when playing DVDs ...148 Using ... Player...153 Using DVD Play to Play DVDs, Videos, High-Definition DVDs, and Blu-ray ...
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    ...Settings categories...167 Using Windows Media Center power settings...168 Creating Audio and Data ... disc label...177 Working with Pictures and Videos ...179 Working with Digital Images ...179 Viewing ...182 Viewing a slide show with music ...182 Using supported picture file types in Windows Media Center...
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    ...Windows Media Center ...187 Playing digital videos...187 Using supported video file types ...188 Transferring and Recording Video Files ...188 Recording analog and digital video ... to disc ...205 Upgrading muvee autoProducer ...206 Supported muvee autoProducer output file types ...206 Index...
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    ...Warranty and Support Guide before installing and connecting the computer to the electrical power system..., computer, and accessories by connecting all power cords for the computer and peripheral devices... strip with surge protection or an uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Many surge protection devices...
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    Not all power strips provide surge protection; the power strip must be specifically labeled as having this capability. Use a power strip whose manufacturer offers a damage replacement policy that replaces the equipment if surge protection fails. Connecting to the computer Connect the main hardware ...
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    Connector Icon/Label Description and function (continued) Audio Line Out (powered speakers). Audio Line In. Headphones. Microphone. FireWire® (IEEE 1394) for video cameras or other devices with very fast transfer rates. NOTE: You must use ...
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    ... tuner. You must use the Audio In connector, which is connected to the motherboard and located on the back of the computer, to record audio only (select ...mouse, keyboard, digital camera, or another device with a USB connector. Power connector. Mouse connector to connect a mouse. Keyboard connector ...
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    ... is a network interface adapter (also called a network interface card, or NIC) that connects to an Ethernet (10BaseT) or Fast Ethernet (100BaseT) network...) connector to connect side speakers in an eight-speaker system (7.1). S-video In connector to connect from a set-top box output connector. Rear ...
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    ...Icon/Label Composite Video Description and function (continued) Composite Video In connector (yellow) to connect to a TV set-top box. Primary...Audio can be recorded by using this Audio In connector, which is connected to the motherboard. Some computers include this primary right audio input connector...
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    ...the other end to the telephone line wall jack connector. Analog Video VGA/Monitor Analog Video Out: S-video or composite video connector (select models only), which connects to a TV. VGA...-DVI adapter to connect the display to the computer. Digital video output connector, which connects to a TV or ...
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    Connecting a Digital Camera (Photo or Video) The following instructions apply only to digital photo ... came with your digital photo camera or digital video camera. To connect a digital photo camera or ... port on the front or back of the computer. Most digital video cameras use either the FireWire (IEEE ...
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    ... Locate and install driver software, and then follow any onscreen instructions to install the...not recognize the digital photo camera or the digital video camera: 1 Click the Windows Start Button®...Manager for a new addition under the port. Unplug the video camera transfer cable from the computer, and ...
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    ... 1394) ports. These peripheral devices include printers, scanners, video cameras, digital photo cameras, memory card readers, and PDAs (personal ... Documentation and Recovery Discs Store all computer user manuals and warranty information in an easy-to-find, safe location. It...
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    ... by using Vista: 1 Right-click an empty area of the desktop, and then click Personalize. 2 Click Display ... can quickly change which device displays the computer desktop by pressing Alt+F5. Each time you ... Control Panel: 1 Right-click an empty area of the desktop, and then click NVIDIA Control Panel. 2...
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    ... 802.11g, or 802.11a. The preceding illustration shows a home LAN. The desktop computer has a wired connection to a wireless router. The desktop computer also has a printer that it shares with the other computers on the network. Each notebook computer has a wireless ...
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    Setting Up a Wired (Ethernet) Connection The Ethernet connection, which may be called network interface adapter, Network Interface Card, or NIC, provides a high-speed or broadband connection to an Ethernet (10BaseT) or Fast Ethernet (100BaseT) network. After you connect this interface to a network, ...
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    ...which can be several meters away. Computers with WLAN devices may support one or more of the four IEEE physical layer industry standards: ... an Internet connection (consult your Internet Service Provider for further information). An external antenna is supplied with the system; you must connect it to ...
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    ...does not have an integrated WLAN device, or the driver for the device is not properly installed. 4 Click ...Connect to a network, and then follow onscreen instructions. For more information about setting up a wireless... (English only). Go to: http://hp.com/support and search for wireless topics. Setting...
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    ... Modem For information on connecting to the Internet, see "Connecting to the Internet" in this guide. The modem is used for connecting to an ISP that provides a telephone ...mail and faxes, you must connect your telephone service line to the modem (A), which is on the back of the computer (B). The ...
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    ... sold separately. NOTE: For product information on the HP Support Web site, go to: http://www.hp.com/... power cord). Your computer supports only active (powered) speaker systems; the speaker system ... back of the computer: Three connectors Six connectors Audio card Connecting Speakers or Microphone 17
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    ... is different for each connector type, as noted in the instructions. NOTE: Type 3 has three connectors....has six connectors. Type S has audio card. Sound connector Three connectors Your... for select models) or digital speakers to the audio card on the computer. S When installing cables, use the sound...
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    ...a home audio receiver/amplifier) or to digital speakers (select models only). FlexiJack (pink) connects to analog Line In devices or a microphone. The FlexiJack supports two functions. You must select either the microphone or the Line In function in the Creative Console Launcher. See "Configuring ...
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    ... connects to analog Line In devices or a microphone. The FlexiJack supports two functions. You must select ... has six connectors. Type S has audio card. Connecting a Microphone Your computer comes ... microphone. See "Selecting a microphone." HP computers support many different audio options, sound ...
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    Speaker Configurations You may set up your computer for the following supported configurations: Name Headphones 2 (stereo) 2.1 4.1 Speaker system None, muted. Left speaker, right speaker. Left speaker, right speaker, and a subwoofer. Two front speakers, two rear speakers, and a subwoofer. Two front ...
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    ...documentation for your speakers. Your computer supports only an active (powered) speaker system. An active speaker system must have its own power cord. A home audio system does ...connectors. Type 6 is six connectors. Type S is sound card. 3 Connect the cable to the audio system. For 2.1 speakers...
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    ...turn on the speaker system. 6 Plug in the speaker system power. 7 Turn on the speaker system. Step 8 is optional ... HD Audio Manager." Type S (audio card): See "Using the Creative Sound Blaster ...three connectors. Type 6 is six connectors. Type S is sound card. Connecting Speakers or Microphone 23
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    ... turn on the speaker system. 7 Plug in the speaker system power. 8 Turn on the speaker system. 9 After the speakers are... HD Audio Manager." Type S (audio card): See "Using the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi or X-Fi Fatality audio card." The following diagram shows a typical 4.1 audio installation:...
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    ... Line Out connector that matches the back of your computer. 3 6 S NOTE: Type 3 is three connectors. Type 6 is six connectors. Type S is sound card. 3 Connect the rear speaker cable to the black connector that matches the back of your computer. 3 6 S For type 3-connector systems, the blue Audio ...
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    ... Plug in the speaker system power. 9 Turn on the speaker system. 10 After the speakers are connected ... "Configuring multistreaming audio." Type S (audio card): See "Using the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi or X-Fi Fatality audio card." The following diagram shows a typical 5.1 audio installation...
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    ... to the speaker documentation. 8 Turn on the computer. NOTE: Always turn on the computer before the speaker system. 9 Connect the speaker system to the power. 10 Turn on the speaker system. 11 After the speakers are connected to the computer, configure the audio software for sound output for your ...
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    The following diagram shows a typical 7.1 audio installation. Color 1 2 3 4 Lime green Black Orange Gray Description Front audio input Rear audio input Center/subwoofer audio input Side audio input (not shown) Connecting your home stereo system (optional) Most home receivers/amplifiers have RCA-...
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    ... be different. A B C E C D E Computer to 2.1 multichannel audio system connection A Computer back-panel connectors (type 3, type 6, or sound card) B Y adapter cables C Receiver/amplifier (audio input jacks) D Subwoofer E Front speakers (left and right) Connecting Speakers or Microphone 29
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    ... different. A B C F E C D G Computer to 5.1 multichannel audio system connection A Computer back-panel connectors (type 3, type 6, or sound card) B Y adapter cables C Receiver/amplifier (audio input jacks) D Subwoofer E F Center speaker Front speakers (left and right) G Rear speakers (left...
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    ... Audio Line Out connector that matches the back of your computer. 3 6 S NOTE: Type 3 is three connectors. Type 6 is six connectors. Type S is sound card. NOTE: Receiver/amplifier input connectors may be labeled Surround, 5.1 Channel inputs, 6 Channel inputs, CD, DVD, or DVD In. Connect the left and...
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    ... 6: See "Configuring speakers with Realtek HD Audio Manager." Type S (audio card): See "Using the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi or X-Fi Fatality audio card." 7.1 home audio installation The following diagram shows a typical advanced home theater system ...
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    ... Audio Line Out connector on the back of your computer. 3 6 S NOTE: Type 3 has three connectors. Type 6 has six connectors. Type S has audio card. NOTE: Receiver/amplifier input connectors may be labeled Surround, 7.1 Channel inputs, 6 Channel inputs, CD, DVD, or DVD In. Connect the left and right ...
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    ...with Realtek HD Audio Manager." Type S (audio card): See "Using the Creative Sound Blaster X-... plug to the Digital Audio Out connector on the audio card. Connect the red RCA stereo plug on... before the speaker system. 4 Connect the speaker system to the power. 34 Getting Started (features vary by...
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    ... "Configuring speakers with Realtek HD Audio Manager." Follow the instructions to enable digital audio output. Audio card with digital output and type 6 connectors: See ... Sound Blaster X-Fi or X-Fi Fatality audio card." Follow the instructions to enable digital audio output. ...
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    Connecting Speakers Using the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Sound Card This section provides an overview of connecting to the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi sound...and right FlexiJack (white) for Line In, Microphone, Digital In/Out The FlexiJack supports three functions. You must select the function in the...
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    ... card. 2 Turn on the computer. 3 Plug in and turn on the speaker system power. After connecting the speaker system to the sound card, follow the steps in "Configuring the FlexiJack connector" to configure the speaker settings in the Creative Sound ...
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    ... your country/region and language. 3 Click Support and Drivers. 4 Enter the model number of your computer, and then click Search 5 Click Manuals. 6 Locate the manual you want, and then do ...Adobe Acrobat Reader (which you can download from the Manuals page if it is not currently installed on ...
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    ...). Here, you can find links to driver updates, access to technical support options, and information about commonly ... Tools folder contains special utilities for computer owners, such as support information and programs. To see the items in the PC Help & Tools folder: 1 Click the Windows Start Button ...
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    ... Advisor Software HP Total Care Advisor is a desktop tool you use to monitor and access ... you of changes in the status of your computer health. PC Help provides simple access to help and... Products Showcase provides a listing of products and services available for your computer, and presents comparison...
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    ...Vista by following the onscreen instructions. 6 Follow the onscreen instructions to register with HP or Compaq, sign up ... do so later by manually starting Easy Internet Services. See "Connecting to the Internet..., double-click the Easy Setup icon on the desktop to run the first-time wizard. Turning ...
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    ... must turn off the power for safety reasons, such as to make repairs, install new hardware or cards in the computer chassis, or change a battery. As an alternative to shutting... tasks such as recording a scheduled TV program or streaming video and music files to a remote location. Using ...
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    ... computer is in Sleep mode, it goes into a reduced-power state. The monitor is blank, as if it were ...so. To put the computer into Sleep mode manually: Press the Sleep button on the keyboard, if ...present. Or 1 Click the Windows Start Button 2 Click the Power button. Or 1 Click the Windows Start Button ...
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    ... mode Hibernate mode is available as an advanced power setting. When the computer is in Hibernate mode, it saves.... To put the computer into Hibernate mode manually: 1 Click the Windows Start Button 3 Click.... 3 Click System and Maintenance. 4 Click Power Options. 5 Click Change when the computer sleeps...
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    ...) or DSL (digital subscriber line). Check with your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for specific information on the connection. See "About ... about using the Internet. Refer to the "Setting Up the Computer" chapter of this guide to make the hardware connections: for a modem, see "Connecting a ...
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    ... account to this computer. To transfer existing accounts, follow the instructions provided by the ISP. 3 Connect to the Internet. You ... ISP. Double-click the ISP-provided icon on the desktop, and log in. 4 Open your Web ... taskbar, click All Programs, click User Guides, and then click Safety & Comfort ...
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    ... change account types for other users, change passwords, change system-wide settings, access all files on the computer, and install software and drivers that are compatible with Windows Vista. Limited - Standard User: Is not allowed to change other user settings or passwords. A Limited account may ...
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    ..., changed, or deleted, it is essential to record each password immediately and store it in a secure place. Use the following list as a basic guide when choosing a password: Choose a password that is easy for you to remember but difficult for others to guess. Choose a long password (minimum of six ...
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    ...For additional information on Windows Vista passwords, such as screen saver passwords, type passwords into the Search Help box in the Help and Support Center. Password Windows Vista Administrator password Windows Vista User password Function Protects administrator-level access to computer contents. ...
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    ...against new viruses beyond the free period by purchasing extended update service. Instructions for using and updating Norton Internet Security software,...sharing on a network, or block authorized e-mail attachments. To solve the problem temporarily, disable the firewall, perform the task that you want...
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    ...updates but let me choose whether to download and install them Never check for updates (not recommended) - This option makes the computer more vulnerable to security threats and performance problems and is not recommended. 7 Click OK. on the taskbar. Turning On the Computer for the First Time 53
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    ... for the computer: 1 Click the Windows Start Button on the taskbar. 2 Click Help and Support, and then click Software, drivers, and BIOS updates. 3 Follow any onscreen instructions to complete downloading and installing the latest updates. Guidelines ...
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    ... Windows Start Button Click Help and Support. Click Recover factory settings. Choose an option, and then follow the onscreen instructions. on the taskbar. For antivirus software, uninstall the existing ... Windows Start Button 2 Click Help and Support. 3 Type transfer files into the Search Help...
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    ...information about using the keyboard, customizing keyboard buttons, and using any special keyboard keys. You may need to install keyboard software and drivers to access all the special features and functions of the keyboard. Your computer may include either a standard keyboard or a wireless keyboard...
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    Function keys The function keys, located above the main keys, are labeled F1 through F12. Most function key operations vary by software program. F1 and F3 are available at all times: Pressing F1 opens a Help window for the software program being used. Pressing F3 opens a search window. Edit keys...
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    Numeric keys Press the Num Lock key to lock and unlock the numeric key functions: When the Num Lock light on the keyboard is on, the numeric keys work in the same way as the number keys and arithmetic functions found on a basic calculator. When the Num Lock light on the keyboard is off, the ...
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    ...Feature Sleep Description Puts computer into or out of power-saving mode. It may take 10-30 ... between computer users. Opens Help and Support Center. Opens imaging software program. Can... program. User ? Or Or Information Or Pictures (Photos) Music Video Internet 60 Getting Started (features vary...
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    ...be reconfigured to open any Web site or software program. Links to HP Web site. E-mail Or HP Club hp Or Compaq Or Compaq My Presario Links to Compaq Web site. Or Shopping Goes to a shopping Web site. Can be reconfigured to open a site or software program. ...
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    Media control or playback buttons Icon Label Eject 1 and Eject 2 Rec Stop Play/Pause Prev Next Volume Description Opens or closes upper and lower optical drive trays. Starts recording to selected media. Stops media. Plays or pauses media. Rewinds media. Fast-forwards media. Volume knob controls ...
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    ... perform specific actions. For example, from the Windows Vista desktop, press the Alt (alternate) key, the Ctrl (control) key, and the S key (the letter S) to display support information for the computer (including the model number, serial number, and service ID). You see this combination of keys ...
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    Wireless Mouse and Keyboard Troubleshooting Synchronizing a wireless mouse and keyboard If the wireless mouse and keyboard do not respond, use this procedure to resynchronize the devices. 1 Plug the receiver into a USB port on the computer. If you have a choice, a USB port on the front of the ...
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    ... button (C) on the underside of the keyboard until the blue LED on the receiver stops flashing. For additional mouse and keyboard troubleshooting tips, refer to the Troubleshooting and Maintenance Guide. Using the Keyboard 65
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    ...included with the mouse. You may need to install mouse software and drivers to access all the special features and functions of the mouse. Your computer includes a mouse for directing the cursor (pointer) on the Windows Vista desktop. The mouse uses a roller ball or optics (a light and sensor) to ...
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    Using the Mouse Buttons The mouse has two or three buttons on the top: Click the left mouse button (A) to position the cursor or select an item. Click the right mouse button (C) to display a menu of commands for the item you clicked. On select models, use the scroll wheel button (B) in the center ...
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    Autoscrolling 1 Place the cursor anywhere in the document, and then press the scroll wheel button once. An autoscroll icon appears. 2 Move the mouse in the direction you want to scroll. The farther you move the mouse from the starting point, the faster the document scrolls. 3 To stop autoscrolling,...
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    Changing mouse pointer speed To change the speed of the cursor on the screen relative to the motion of the mouse: 1 Click the Windows Start Button 2 Click Control Panel. 3 Click Hardware and Sound, if it is present. 4 Click Mouse. 5 Click the Pointer Options tab. 6 In the Motion area, use the ...
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    ... the number of lines per scroll by clicking the arrow buttons. 7 Click Apply, and then click OK. on the taskbar. Wireless Mouse and Keyboard Troubleshooting If the wireless mouse and keyboard do not respond, see "Synchronizing a wireless mouse and keyboard" in the "Using the Keyboard" ...
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    ... button or power cord). Your computer supports only active (powered) speaker systems; the speaker system must have its own power cord. A stereo speaker set is a left-right, two-... Audio) Six connectors (Realtek Audio) Audio sound card (Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi and X-Fi Fatality, or...
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    Adjusting speaker volume Use the Volume icon on the taskbar to set speaker volume. Then, you can adjust the volume by using: The Volume knob or buttons on the keyboard (select models only). The Volume knob on the speakers (select models only). There are two ways to use the Volume icon: 1 Click the ...
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    ... using the following software. Use the software that applies to your computer model: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi or X-Fi Fatality Speaker Settings Configuration (audio card) Realtek HD Audio Manager (multistreaming audio) Windows Media Center (all systems) Configuring Speaker and Sound Options 75
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    ...Sound Blaster X-Fi or X-Fi Fatality audio card This section provides an overview of configuring and .... Now that you have configured the audio card software, you must configure audio .... The procedure is different for each program. Refer to the instructions that came with the media software program. 76...
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    ...audio device may have a FlexiJack connector that supports both microphone and Line input....connect the audio cable to the FlexiJack connector on the audio card. NOTE: If you are using the FlexiJack ...your audio cable to the FlexiJack connector on the audio card. 2 Click the Windows Start Button Creative...
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    ... Mode The Entertainment Mode optimizes the audio card for playing movies and music. Available ...more information about configuring and using the audio card, go to the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi ...and then click Documentation. 4 Click Online Manual. on the taskbar. Configuring speakers with Realtek HD ...
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    .... You can select an environment, such as Stone Room or Auditorium. Under Equalizer, you can either click a preset button, such as Pop or Live, or manually adjust the settings and then save them for easy selection later. Speakers: Enables you to select the number of speakers, view whether the ...
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    Microphone: Enables fine control over the recording volume and playback volume of the microphone. Includes buttons for noise suppression and acoustic echo cancellation. Line In (Digital Input): Enables control over volume, playback, mute, recording, and multistreaming audio. 80 Getting Started (...
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    ...You can select an environment, such as Stone Room or Auditorium. Under Equalizer, you can either click a preset button, such as Pop or Live, or manually adjust the settings and then save them for easy selection later. Configuring sound for recording with the Realtek HD Audio Manager The microphone ...
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    Retasking front panel audio connectors You can retask the Line In, Mic In, Headphone, and Front Speaker Out connectors on the front of the computer, as necessary. 1 Click the Windows Start Button 2 Click Control Panel. 3 Click Hardware and Sound, and then click Realtek HD Audio Manager. 4 Click a ...
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    ... up as multichannel out from stereo 2.0 to 7.1 (select models only) configurations. Refer to your user documentation for information about setting up powered speakers or your AV receiver. Audio input overview You can select two of the following audio sources to play through front-panel headphone ...
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    ... You hear 5.1 game sound on AV receiver or powered speakers. You also hear gaming .... You also hear sound on the computer or powered speakers that are connected to the front-panel green ...Mic In (pink) connector for online conversation A set of powered stereo 5.1 or 7.1 speakers to the rear Speaker Out ...
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    ... Manager: 1 Connect the audio output connectors as follows: A headphone set or powered speakers to the front Headphone Out (green) connector for stereo music playback A set of powered stereo 5.1 or 7.1 speakers to the rear Speaker Out connectors for DVD playback sound ...
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    ...volume and mute settings. See "Connecting Headphones." Use active (powered) speakers, or speakers with an amplifier. Check the sound cable connections. ... Reinstall the audio card drivers by using application reinstallation program; refer to the Troubleshooting and Maintenance Guide that came with...
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    ... can: Navigate and control all Windows Media Center windows. Control the video display. Place the computer in and out of sleep mode. Shut down... menus while watching live TV. The remote control cannot: Navigate the Windows desktop or control other computer programs outside of Windows Media Center. Be...
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    ...Off (Sleep) - Puts the computer into and out of a power-reduced Sleep mode. It does not turn the.... Green - Opens a Teletext menu. Red - Opens a Teletext menu. Guide - Opens the Television Program Guide. Recorded TV - Opens the recorded tv window where recorded TV programs are listed. Arrows...
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    ... CD or DVD drive. Pause - Pauses audio and video tracks and live or recorded TV programs. Fast ...speeds. Skip Forward - Moves media forward 30 seconds in videos and live TV, one music track, or ... that you close Windows Media Center before you manually place the computer in sleep mode. NOTE: If the ...
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    ... information, recipes, entertainment listings, holiday advertisements, music and TV reviews, backup information for certain TV programs, and themes for ... of viewing these pages. The Teletext buttons are also used for Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting (ISDB) data functions. The actual Teletext ...
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    ...to open the Windows Media Center program, and use it to view TV, record TV programs, play previously recorded TV programs, and play music, movies, or video. To open Windows Media Center using the remote control, simply point it at the remote sensor, and press the Windows Media Center Start button . ...
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    Troubleshooting the Remote Control If the remote doesn't work: Make sure that the batteries for the remote control are charged and installed ... should appear on the remote sensor. If the light appears, then the problem is probably in the Windows Media Center software. Close Windows Media Center, ...
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    ...Windows Vista operating system, which displays the desktop on the monitor and controls your computer's... only). Or Click the Windows Start Button Support. on the taskbar, and then click Help ... a folder or start a program. One icon on the desktop that performs a special function is for the Recycle Bin...
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    ... Delete. The icon is placed in the Recycle Bin. Retrieving desktop icons 1 Double-click the Recycle Bin icon ... Delete. 2 Right-click the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop, and then click Empty Recycle Bin....: Open programs or documents. Open the Help and Support Center. Start a search. Open the Control ...
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    ... and then press Enter on the keyboard. 4 Click Yes in the message that appears. To copy an item: 1 Right-click the item. 2 Click Copy. 3 Go to the desktop or folder, right-click an empty area, and then click Paste. If you use Add or Remove Programs in the Control Panel to delete a software program, ...
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    ... Restore Down Close Resize Scroll bar Working with Digital Images You can connect a digital image source, such as a digital camera or a digital video camera, to the computer either directly or through a docking station. Digital picture files that you copy or download from the device appear in the ...
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    ... digital imaging devices by using the memory card reader (select models only). About the Internet ... (e-mail). Use the Internet to search for information or services on the Web, or to retrieve, read, or send e-mail... have created millions of Web sites in support of their activities. A Web site consists...
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    Your e-mail address identifies the electronic post office box where people can send you electronic mail. E-mail addresses have the form [email protected] The domain is usually the name of the ISP or organization. The extension usually identifies the type of organization. For example, if your ...
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    ...view unrated Web sites or pages, users must enter the Content Advisor password that you have set. This means that any unrated page, even Help and Support or Internet Explorer, is not viewable if the user does not know the password. To enable Content Advisor: 1 Click the Windows Start Button 2 Click ...
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    ...1 Double-click the Norton Internet Security icon on the desktop. Or Click the Windows Start Button on the taskbar, ...& Scans, and then follow any onscreen instructions. For information about using and updating the Norton ... then click Help under Quick Links. Manually running a scan To select and run a ...
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    ...Security Full System Scan: 1 Double-click the Norton Internet Security icon on the desktop. 2 Click the Norton Internet Security tab. 3 Click the Tasks &...folders, and drives: 1 Double-click the Norton Internet Security icon on the desktop. 2 Click the Norton Internet Security tab. 3 Click the Tasks &...
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    ..., pictures, postcards, and even music and video clips. NOTE: E-mail may contain a ..., and then click Next. 6 Follow the onscreen instructions to add your account. on the taskbar. Using the e-mail program provided by your ISP Follow the instructions provided by your ISP to install its Web browser and ...
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    ... that: Record and play CDs. Record data CDs. Import and edit video files. Record video CDs and DVDs. Organize digital media files. The following table ...this program: DVD Play (select models only) You can: Play DVD movies and video CDs (VCDs). Play Blu-ray and High-Definition DVDs if the computer has ...
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    ...archive CDs or DVDs from files on your computer. Copy video files. Verify that the disc has been created ...links you want to keep available to you on your desktop. Comparison-shop using the convenient shopping search ... HP software and driver updates. Get important messages from HP. Access PC Health and...
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    ... this program: Backup My PC (select models only) You can: (continued) Create computer ... Maker (select models only) Import audio, video, and other media files from videotape, .../CD Writer drive. To do this, follow the installation instructions that came with the CD. Introducing Your Computer Software...
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    ..., or even in a digital camera. A file can be a document, picture, music, video, or other data. Almost everything that you do on the computer involves ... files to other storage media within component drives, such as diskettes, memory cards, CDs or DVDs, or it can send them to output devices, such as a ...
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    Creating Folders 1 Click the Windows Start Button Or Click the Windows Start Button Explorer. on the taskbar, and then click Windows on the taskbar, and then click Computer. 2 Navigate to the location where you want to place the new folder. 3 Click Organize, and then click New Folder. 4 Type a ...
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    Finding Files To find a file, you can use the Search box at the top of every folder, or the search box on the Windows Start Button menu, which searches the whole computer. To search from a folder Search box: 1 Click the Windows Start Button Or Click the Windows Start Button Explorer. on the taskbar...
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    ... goes to the Recycle Bin and stays there until the Recycle Bin is emptied manually or it is cleared to make room for more recently deleted files. 1 Double-click the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop. 2 Right-click the file that you want to retrieve, and then click ...
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    ... the necessary printer driver for your particular printer to work with the computer. If it does not, follow the instructions that came with the printer to install the specific printer driver manually. You can print text and graphics from most software ...
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    Using CD and DVD Media Drives Using the CD and DVD Drives Your computer can come with several types of CD or DVD drives that allow you to perform different tasks. What you can do depends on what kind of drive you have. Blu-ray DVD+RW/+R HD DVD+RW/+R Allows you to: Read data from CDs. Play ...
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    ... and removing CDs and DVDs CAUTION: Use only standard-shaped (circular) discs in the drives. Using non-standard discs, such as heart-shaped discs or business-card discs, may damage the drive. To insert a CD or DVD: 1 With the computer turned on, press the Eject button near the front of the drive to...
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    ... you create play in most home and car stereos as well as most computer DVD-ROM and CD-ROM drives. The DVDs that you create are compatible with some DVD video players and with most computer DVD-ROM drives. CD-R discs are more compatible with home and car stereos than CD-RW discs are. Blu-ray disc ...
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    ... computers come with the double-layer DVD Writer. It supports single-layer and double-layer DVD ... disc compatibility information for your computer, go to the HP Support Web site at: http://www.hp.com/support NOTE: Double-layer DVD technology is supported by select models only. 116 Getting Started ...
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    Optical Drive Quick Reference Table Optical drive can: Read CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs. Read DVDs. Read data on a CD. Play music. Record data or music to disc for storage or backup. View DVD movies. Record DVD movies. Play games. Create LightScribe label. Play Blu-ray DVD. Play HD DVD. Record data to ...
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    ...(HD), and regular commercial DVD discs. PowerDirector is a video editing program for creating Blu-ray or DVD ...burning) program for different types of data storage, such as video, music, pictures, and other data. This ... BD HD DVD+RW/+R drive does not support recording high-definition data to disc. For ...
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    ...and other digital imaging devices use memory cards, or media, to store digital picture files. The...can read from and write to a variety of types of memory cards and the IBM Microdrive disk drive. The... so removes the operating system recognition of the memory card reader from your computer, and you must...
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    ... slot until it stops. The activity light (A) on the memory card reader lights, and the computer automatically ... media. For more information, see "Media Insertion Guide." CompactFlash and Microdrive are keyed and ... cause loss of data. Media Insertion Guide 4-slot memory card reader (select models ...
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    ... disk drive Secure Digital (SD) memory card Mini Secure Digital (MiniSD) Memory ...(MMC Mobile)* Memory Stick (MS) memory card Memory Stick (MS-Pro) memory ... Memory Stick (MS-Pro Duo) memory card* Memory Stick (MS-Duo) memory ...all countries/regions. NOTE: Some memory cards, such as CF Ultra/III, are not ...
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    ... edge (holes) F (upper) Memory Stick (MS) Memory Card Memory Stick (MS-Pro) Memory Card SmartMedia (SM...: Do not use SM and xD media in the memory card reader at the same time. Only the first one that is inserted is recognized by the memory card reader. 122 Getting Started (features vary by model)
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    ... unlocked position. 1 Format the memory card in your digital camera. Follow the instructions that came with your ... camera. Or Insert the media into the correct card slot on the reader until it stops and ... into place. The activity light on the memory card reader lights, and the computer automatically ...
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    Troubleshooting the Memory Card Reader If you are having problems reading from or writing to a memory ... card. Make sure that the memory card is one of the supported types: CompactFlash Type I and II, ... card reader, or have the computer serviced if a pin is touching another pin. To straighten slightly ...
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    ... capacity and to transfer media files such as digital photos, music, videos, and other important files. You can also use the HP .... Store large media files and personal files from digital cameras, digital video camcorders, and MP3 players. Quickly transfer files between PCs. Play media files. Back up ...
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    ... turns on. When the USB cable for the drive is not plugged in or when the USB power from the computer is turned off, the drive automatically turns off. When the computer is in sleep mode (a reduced-power state), the drive remains turned on. WARNING: Do not move the ...
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    ... With the computer turned on and the drive inserted correctly, the power LED (B, D) on the front of the drive is lit. HP Media Drive fronts A Drive activity indicator light B Power on indicator light C HP Personal Media Drive guide ridges D Power/drive activity LED indicator HP Personal ...
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    ... use two USB ports to insure that enough power is supplied. Most USB 2.0 ports can supply... HP Personal Media Drive requires a separate power supply in addition to a USB 2.0 connection. The HP Pocket... both USB connectors. 3 Install the software and drivers. Refer to the HP Media Drive documentation for...
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    Locating the Drive and Assigning a Drive Letter When you plug the drive into an USB 2.0 connector or insert it into an HP Media Drive bay, the operating system automatically assigns a letter to the hard disk drive. The assigned letter depends on other storage devices connected to the computer. To ...
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    ..., which includes how the computer looks, as well as the personal files such as photos, music, or video you have created. To transfer your files manually: 1 Connect the drive to the computer. 2 Select your files, and then drag and drop them to the...
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    ...Remove Hardware icon in the system tray at the bottom of the desktop. If this icon is hidden, click the arrows ... to troubleshoot a drive problem. These service packs are issued to fix bugs, add drivers... system. See http://support.microsoft.com for details about how to install service packs and Windows...
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    ... seems slow with my USB 2.0 adapter card The HP Media Drive operates as fast ... the software. Refer to the software and drivers installation instructions that came with the HP Media Drive.... For more information, go to: http://www.hp.com/support Administrator privilege for installing software Depending...
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    ...DVDs, or VCDs This section describes how to play CDs, DVDs, or VCDs by using Windows Media Center, Windows Media Player, or other audio and video programs. This section also describes using Music and radio, and changing DVD and audio settings. Using Music The Music area in Windows Media Center is ...
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    Using Music with Windows Media Center You can copy digital music files and organize a music library by using music library in the Windows Media Center or by using the Windows Media Player program. Music files that are added to music library in the Windows Media Center and in the Windows Media ...
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    Using the music library Adding music to the music library When you add music files to the music library, they are placed into the music library in the Windows Media Center and the Windows Media Player. The added music files can immediately be found and played back using Music in Windows Media ...
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    .... 7 Click Copy CD. The first time that you copy a music CD, you must select the copy-protection option, and then follow any onscreen instructions. 8 After selecting the choices for copy options in the next few windows, click Next. 9 Click Yes to begin copying tracks to the music library. This ...
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    ...on the taskbar, and then click Windows Using supported music file types You can play the ... to Windows Media Player Help for more information about supported file types. File extension .cda .wav .... file Windows Media Audio file NOTE: Only supported audio file types are displayed in the Music window. ...
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    Playing Music Files in Windows Media Center To open Windows Media Center, select Music by scrolling up or down in the Windows Media Center window, and then by clicking music library. You will find a few music albums and tracks listed in the Windows Media Center and Windows Media Player music ...
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    If you insert a music CD when Windows Media Center is not open, the AutoPlay window appears and lists various options. You can select the Audio CD options by using the Windows Media Center or Windows Media Player. If you have another program set as the default audio player, Windows opens the ...
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    Playing an album in Windows Media Center 1 Click the Windows Start Button Media Center. 2 Click Music. 3 Click music library. 4 Insert a music CD into the CD drive. 5 Click albums. 6 Select the album that you want to play. 7 Click Play Album. on the taskbar, and then click Windows Playing a song ...
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    Creating a Queue in Windows Media Center A queue is a temporary list of songs that is created in Music as you select songs, albums, or playlists to play. You can continue to add songs, or you can delete songs from the queue. You can create a queue and save it as a playlist that you can access in ...
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    1 Click Play Album to play the album from the album details window. 2 The now playing window opens, and the album starts playing. 3 In the now playing window, you can also select: View Queue to view an ordered list of all tracks that will be played on the album. Visualize to view a moving picture ...
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    Creating a Playlist in Windows Media Center A playlist is a customized list of songs that you can keep to play later or record to a CD. Using playlists, you can group various digital music files together and determine the order in which you want the files to play. You can create a playlist that ...
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    5 Go back to the Windows Media Center. Click the mouse on the left arrow on the top left of the screen to go back to Windows Media Center. 6 Click play all. 7 Click View Queue. 8 Click Save As Playlist, and give the playlist a name. 9 Use the alphanumeric keypad to enter a name for the playlist, ...
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    ... selected. Press the Back button on the remote control or click Add More in the Review & Edit List to select more songs from different menus. You ... is being burned. 12 Click Done when the recording is complete. IMPORTANT: HP supports the lawful use of technology and does not endorse or encourage the ...
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    Listening to Online Radio Stations In the radio area of Windows Media Center, you can play, listen, and preset various online radio stations. 1 From the Windows Media Center, click Music, and then click radio twice. 2 Click presets to preset and organize your favorite radio stations. 3 By clicking ...
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    ...the dialog window does not appear, click the Windows Start Button on the taskbar, click All Programs, and then click HP DVD Play or DVD Play BD/HD, or Power Cinema depending on the type of DVD drive and computer model that you have. 3 Use the controls in the DVD program to play the DVD. 4 To reduce ...
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    ... double-click anywhere in the DVD Play window. Troubleshooting poor playback when playing DVDs If you... such as skipping, when playing DVDs with DVD Play or Power Cinema, try the following solutions in the order ... NOTE: Having a higher-end computer graphics (video) card and increasing computer memory ...
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    .... Once the code locks, you can play DVDs from that country/region only. If the country/region code locks and you need help, contact Support. Playing DVD Movies in Windows Media Center (Select models only) Watching DVDs in Windows Media Center allows you to control the playback with the remote ...
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    3 If a DVD menu appears, use the remote control or the mouse to select the DVD menu items and control the DVD movie playback. 4 To stop playing the DVD, press Stop on the remote control or move the mouse to display the media controls, and then click the Stop button. 5 Move the mouse for other icons...
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    4 When you find the language you want, click Save. 5 To return to the main settings window, press the Backspace key on the keyboard or press the Back button on the remote control, or click the left arrow on the top left of the screen. Changing DVD remote control options To change the DVD remote ...
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    Changing DVD closed captioning You can change the DVD closed captioning options: 1 Click the Windows Start Button Media Center. 2 From the Tasks menu, click settings. 3 In the settings window, click DVD. 4 In the DVD Settings window, click Closed Captioning. on the taskbar, and then click Windows ...
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    ... information about the movie. Using DVD Play to Play DVDs, Videos, High-Definition DVDs, and Blu-ray DVDs Depending ... Blu-ray movies play only through the DVD Play BD/HD DVD software. CPU power is dedicated to support HD DVD and Blu-ray playback functions. It is recommended that you close all other ...
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    ...DVD and Blu-ray advanced features may not be supported. As HD DVD and Blu-ray are new... digital connection, and the display may require HDCP support. To play a DVD, you must have a DVD... to play DVD titles. For more information about playing video clips, click the ? (Help) button in the DVD Play control...
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    Playing Video CDs (VCDs) To play a VCD you must have either a CD or DVD drive: 1 Insert the VCD into the CD or DVD drive. The default video CD program opens. If the Video CD ...2 Use the controls in the VCD program to play the VCD. Playing video CDs (VCDs) with Windows Media Player To play VCDs ...
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    ...and view photos with a single remote control (select models only). Combine the powerful features of your computer with a home theater receiver to enjoy an even more ...-definition displays. With the new onscreen layout of your photos, music, and videos, you can now see up to three times more content on...
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    ... NOTE: For more information about setting up the computer, refer to the setup instructions that came with the computer. Completing the setup wizard If you did not ...Center Setup, and then Run Setup Again. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the wizard. NOTE: You can change the Windows Media...
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    ... CDs and DVDs, and download the Television Program Guide if your computer came with a TV tuner. NOTE: You must subscribe to an Internet Service Provider to have an Internet connection. Optimize how ...or other display. Use the Windows Media Center video to help you change onscreen centering, sizing...
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    ...Movies in Windows Media Center." Online Media - Get access to various photo, video, radio, TV, and various media providers. Pictures + Videos - ... pictures, play a slide show, or print photos. Watch home videos. See "Playing video CDs (VCDs) with Windows Media Player." 160 Getting Started ...
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    ...It is possible to browse through your pictures, watch videos, and play music while using other Windows ... Center, you can: Play back your digital videos. View your digital pictures or play them as ...to Internet radio stations. Access streaming music and video subscription services. Some music and video ...
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    ...the Optimization setting to keep the computer running smoothly. Use Sleep mode to save power when the computer is not in use. Then, you can display the computer desktop instantly by touching a keyboard key or a remote control button. The right music for ...
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    ... of the home movies that have been imported from your video recorder. Windows Media Center has built-in support for high-definition video. Whether you are watching a DVD ... you can find various media offers and services. The Online Media window is periodically updated by Microsoft. ...
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    ... use the remote control, or if you stop using the mouse (after 5 seconds), the Windows Media Center menu bars become hidden. NOTE: You can use the resize buttons to switch to the desktop or to run Windows Media Center side-by-side with another program. 164 Getting Started (features vary by model)
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    Selecting items in Windows Media Center You can control the Windows Media Center functions and navigate Windows Media Center windows by using the remote control, the keyboard, or a mouse. In the Windows Media Center windows, a selected item such as a folder, file, or menu item is either highlighted...
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    ... Windows Media Center. Logs off and ends your Windows Media Center session and switches users. Shuts down the computer. Restarts the computer. Puts the computer in a power-reduced or Sleep mode. Puts the computer in Media Only mode, which gives you access to Windows Media Center, but not to the ...
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    ... buttons on the remote control to select an option, or follow the onscreen instructions. 5 Select Save to save your changes. Windows Media Center ... signal, audio, and closed captioning (not all channels support closed captioning). You can download or edit the Television Program Guide, set hard disk ...
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    ... Web address that is listed in the Limited Warranty and Support Guide, and search for your model's ... guides or manuals available on the Web site. Using Windows Media Center power settings When the computer is..., or remote control. You can return to the desktop almost instantly by pressing any Sleep ...
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    ... include features that enable you to copy, archive, and manage music, video, image, and data files, and then record the files to... to download and copy music files to a portable device or memory card. IMPORTANT: HP supports the lawful use of technology and does not endorse or encourage the use of our ...
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    ...). Compressed files can only be played on computers, CD players, or DVD players that support the file format that you use to create the disc (.mp3 is most commonly supported). For file format compatibility, check the documentation for the device in which you intend to ...
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    .... CD-R discs cannot be erased. IMPORTANT: HP supports the lawful use of technology and does not ... may not fit on the disc. If the recording fails, manually select a slower recording speed, if available,... data to ensure accurate burning. IMPORTANT: HP supports the lawful use of technology and does not ...
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    Before you begin creating discs Save all work, and close all open programs. Turn off the screen saver. Creating audio CDs This section provides instructions for burning an audio CD that can be played in most home and car CD players. To create an audio CD: 1 Insert a writable CD into the disc-...
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    Creating video discs This section provides instructions for creating a video disc. You can create a...file and click Open to import it into your video project. Or Click the Capture button: a b c d Select a ..., TV, PC Camera, CD, or DVD from the toolbar. Click the Play button to playback your video. Click...
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    Copying a disc The following section explains how to make a copy of an existing CD or DVD. Copying a disc using two disc drives If you have two disc drives, you can copy a CD or DVD directly from one drive to the other. To copy a DVD by using this method, you must have two DVD drives. Otherwise, ...
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    Creating data discs This section provides instructions for burning data files onto a disc. To create a data disc: ... label using LightScribe Technology (Select models only) The following section provides instructions for making a disc label by using LightScribe technology. For instructions on making a...
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    ... drive (select models only), identified by the LightScribe logo Labeling software that supports LightScribe A writable LightScribe disc (sold separately) Making a ...by using CyberLink LabelPrint You may burn data, music, and videos to the disc before or after labeling the disc. See "Creating audio ...
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    ...Help information. Making a paper disc label The following section provides instructions for creating a paper label for the disc. To create a LightScribe label, refer ... label paper. You can purchase label paper at most office-supply stores. 2 Click the Windows Start Button click CyberLink DVD Suite. ...
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    7 Click the arrow button at the bottom of the window to continue. 8 Under Step 3: Select the label's layout and background: a Select a layout style by clicking the arrows under Layout Style to scroll through the different label layouts available, and then click the Select button when you find the...
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    ... CD or DVD drive. Digital camera or digital video camera: Connect the device to the computer by using ...digital image source, such as a digital photo or video camera, directly to the computer or through a docking ...using the memory card reader (select models only). Working with Pictures and Videos 179
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    ... digital images by using the remote control or the keyboard and mouse. The Pictures + Videos menu in Windows Media Center provides all the tools that you need...drive 1 Click the Windows Start Button Media Center. 2 Click Pictures + Videos. 3 Click picture library. 4 Press Ctrl+D on the keyboard or the...
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    ... Start Button Windows Media Center. on the taskbar, and then click 2 Click Pictures + Videos and then click picture library. 3 Select a folder, tags, or date ...you have created. Show captions. Display pictures randomly. Show song information during a slide show. Working with Pictures and Videos 181
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    ... Button Windows Media Center. on the taskbar, and then click 2 Click Pictures + Videos, and then click picture library. 3 Select the folder of pictures ... you are back at the Windows Media Center Start menu. 5 Click Pictures + Videos, and then click picture library. 6 Select the folder of pictures ...
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    ... Image File Format Graphics Interchange Format Bitmap Windows MetaFile Portable Network Graphics Only supported image file types display in the Pictures + Videos area of Windows Media Center. Unsupported files are skipped in a slide show. ...
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    ...Click Touch Up. on the taskbar, and then click Windows 2 Click Pictures + Videos, and then click picture library. 6 Click Contrast or Red Eye. ...picture to edit. on the taskbar, and then click Windows 2 Click Pictures + Videos, and then click picture library. 184 Getting Started (features vary by...
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    ... Media Center: 1 Click the Windows Start Button Media Center. 2 Click Pictures + Videos. 3 Select the picture you want to rotate. 4 Press the i (More information)... Click Rotate. Rotation occurs clockwise in 90° increments. on the taskbar, and then click Windows Working with Pictures and Videos 185
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    ... then click Picture Details. Click Print, and then click Print again. 5 Follow any onscreen instructions. on the taskbar, and then click Windows 2 Click Pictures + Videos, and then click picture library. Copying Pictures to CDs and DVDs in Windows ...
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    ... the scroll arrows at the bottom of the window to display all videos. NOTE: Use the mouse to select the up arrows ... the video while doing something else on the desktop. 6 To exit full-screen mode and return to ... or click Done to close the file and return to the Videos area. NOTE: You can maximize the ...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 198
    ...in Windows Media Center. Other file types are supported if the computer has the correct software installed:... Video file NOTE: For more information about supported video file types, refer to Help and Support.... and 2 Type in search words such as recording video. 188 Getting Started (features vary by...
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    Creating a DVD from Video Files in Windows Media Center 1 Click the Windows Start Button Media Center. ...CD-RW, DVD+/-R, or DVD+/-RW) into the drive. 4 Select Video DVD, and then click Next. NOTE: ... the Clear button on the remote control to delete letters. 6 Click Video Library, and then click Next. 7 ...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 200
    190 Getting Started (features vary by model)
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    ... only) Creating personalized and professional-looking video movies is simple with muvee autoProducer, a software program... version of muvee autoProducer includes features such as video capture and disc recording. Basic ... Movie Windows Media AV file (movie video) Windows Media file (Advanced Streaming ...
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    ...muvee autoProducer, you can use the DivX video format. See "Upgrading muvee autoProducer."...closing credits. 6 Make the movie: Automatically analyze the videos, pictures, music, movie style, and ..., or SVCD. The following sections provide detailed instructions for each of these steps. 192 Getting ...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 203
    Using muvee autoProducer Getting started To open muvee autoProducer (select models only): 1 Click the Windows Start Button on the taskbar. 2 Click All Programs, muvee autoProducer, Home movies made easy!, and then click Launch muvee autoProducer 6 to open muvee autoProducer. 3 On the File menu, ...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 204
    ... Video Enables you to: Open the muvee Video Capture window to capture (copy) live or recorded video. ... Video window to add existing video files to the project. Open the Add Pictures window to add ... Personalize Settings window to adjust audio and video production settings for the movie. Open the muvee ...
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    ...To remove a file from the movie project, select it in the list of captured video files, and then click the trash can icon. When...port on the computer. 2 Turn on the camera. Refer to the instructions in the manufacturer's documentation. 3 Click the Import video/pictures from a device button. 4 Select...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 206
    ...the captured video file automatically to the movie project. Capturing recorded video from a DV camera For best results when using muvee autoProducer, ..., and set it to VCR mode. Refer to the instructions in the manufacturer's documentation. 3 Click the Import Video/Pictures from a device button. 4 ...
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    ... feature in muvee autoProducer to mark specific scenes in a video clip that you want to include in, or leave ...window opens. Click the Play button to start viewing the video. Use the magicMoments controls to mark ..., click OK. The window closes. Note that the video clip is marked on the lower-left side....
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    ...movie project: 1 Click the Add pictures button in the Video/Pictures area. The Add Pictures window ...select the files. Click Open to add pictures to the Video/Pictures area. 3 Adjust the order of the picture... button to open the magicSpot window. Click the Manual button to display two overlapping frames...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 209
    ... of style templates for setting the pace, scene-transition effects, and caption fonts. The style that you use also affects how muvee autoProducer combines the video, picture, and music files in the movie project to produce the final movie. For example, using the Back-in-Time style results in a movie...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 210
    ... button again to add that change to the movie. To adjust the audio and video project settings for the movie: 1 Click the Personalize button. The Personalize ... opens. 2 Click the Duration tab to set preferences for the length of the video production. Click one of the following settings: Fit to music: ...
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    ... any settings. Making the movie After you have added at least one video or picture file to the movie project, you can have muvee autoProducer make the movie. The muvee autoProducer program makes a movie by combining the video, picture, and music files that you have selected, along with the ...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 212
    ...changes to the project before you save it. You can also have muvee autoProducer replace pictures or videos with other similar or contrasting ones. Alternatively, you can manually choose the replacement shots. To modify a movie: 1 Click ...
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    ...picture or video segment. Click the Auto-replace with different button to automatically replace a picture or video segment with a completely different picture or video segment. Click the Manually replace the selected segment button to replace a picture or ...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 214
    ... format in the window that opens. 5 Click Save Now. The muveeShare window opens. 6 Choose where you want to save the movie (disc, e-mail, Web streaming, PC, or Mobile Device) by clicking one of the icons at the top of the window, and then select the settings. 7 When you are done, click Close. Or ...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 215
    ... selected file. 4 Click the disc icon to create copies of all of the picture and video files that are used to create the muvee file. 5 The TV System area shows the ... in the drop-down list. 9 Click Burn Now. 10 Select the type of video disc that you want to create: DVD, VCD, or SVCD. The window shows ...
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    ... still images in the movie project. It also includes support for DivX file types, so that you can... DivX-format movies. (Purchasing DivX videos from DivX services may require a subscription.) To see muvee... Internet and displays muvee autoProducer offers. Supported muvee autoProducer output file types ...
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    ...the cursor 70 CompactFlash media 121 troubleshooting memory card reader 124 CompactFlash Type I 122 CompactFlash Type II 122 Composite video connector 4, 6 computer front-panel connectors 2 ...44 connecting devices 10 digital camera 8 digital video camera 8 headphones 35 peripherals 2 connection modem...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 218
    ... New Hardware message, connecting a digital camera 9 D desktop switching from Windows Media Center 164 devices... camera connecting to a computer 8 recording videos 173, 195 troubleshooting 9 digital video camera capture 195... headphones connector 4 using 35 Help and Support 40 High-Definition 118 disc ...
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    HP Media Drive 125 activity and power lights 127 automatic on and off ... 175 local area network (LAN) 12 M magicSpot 198 manuals storing 10 memory card reader 179 card types 119 in-use light 123 troubleshooting 124 using ... playing an album 141 playing a song 140 supported file types 137 music playing ...
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    N network interface adapter 5 Network Interface Card (NIC) 13 Norton Internet Security configuring ... strain injury (RSI), see Safety & Comfort Guide rewritable discs, erasing 170 S Safety & ... 143 power connector 4 PowerDirector, features 104 printer connecting 10 connector 5 R recording videos from ...
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 | Getting Started - Page 221
    ... 90 transferring information to your new computer 55 troubleshooting remote sensor 92 turning off computer ... DVDs 153 playing music CDs 147 playing video CDs 155 setting as default player 137 ...video editing getting started with muvee autoProducer 193 video movies transferring and recording 188 videos ...
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