Compaq Presario V5000 User Guide

Compaq Presario V5000 - Notebook PC Manual

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    Notebook PC User Guide
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    .... The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements ... such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be ...
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    Table of contents 1 Notebook Tour Components...1 Top components ...2 Keys...2 TouchPad...3 Buttons and switches...4...components...11 Labels...12 Specifications...13 Operating environment ...13 Rated input power ...13 Expansion... Help and Support Center (fn+f1) ...19 Open the Print Options window (fn+f2...
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    ... Power control and light locations ...25 Power sources ...7 2 Connecting the AC adapter...28 Standby and hibernation...29 2 Standby ...9 Hibernation ...29 Initiating ...30 When you leave your work...30 When a reliable power supply is unavailable ...30 When using wireless communication or ...
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    ... jack ...66 Remote Control (Select Models Only) ...67 HP Mobile Remote Control (PC Card version) ...67 ... ...70 Button quick reference (PC Card version) ...71 HP Mobile Remote Control (PC Card version) component functions ...74 HP Mobile Remote Control (ExpressCard version) ...75 Inserting the battery...
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    HP Mobile Remote Control (ExpressCard version) component functions ...81 Troubleshooting the remote control ...81 Multimedia software...82 Identifying ...device...99 Required 1394 software...99 Using the expansion port...100 8 Memory Modules 1 Adding or replacing memory modules......
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    ... Local Area Network Modem ...117 Connecting the modem cable ...118 Connecting a country-specific modem cable adapter ...119 Selecting a location setting ...119 ... ...126 Guidelines for setting passwords ...26 1 Passwords set in Windows ...127 QuickLock ...127 Passwords set in the ...
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    ... Updates and Recovery Software updates ...143 HP Software Update ...143 Software updates and the HP Web site ...144 Accessing computer information ...144 Downloading a BIOS update ...... ...59 1 Traveling and shipping ...160 15 Troubleshooting Quick checklist ...161 The computer will not start ...
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    Contacting Customer Care by e-mail or telephone ...165 Taking the computer to a service partner ...165 16 Electrostatic discharge Preventing electrostatic discharge ...167 Handling drives ...167 Handling internal components ...167 Grounding methods ...68 1 Index...69 1 ENWW ix
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    1 Notebook Tour Components This chapter explains the hardware features of the computer. To see a list of installed hardware in the computer: 1. 2. 3. Select Start > My Computer. In the left pane of the System Tasks window, select View system information. Select Hardware tab > Device Manager. ...
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    ... Keys Component (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) esc key fn key Windows logo key Embedded numeric keypad ... function key or the esc key. Displays the Microsoft Windows Start menu. Can be used like ... frequently used system functions when pressed in combination with the fn key. 2 Chapter 1 Notebook Tour ENWW
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    TouchPad Component (1) TouchPad* Description Moves the pointer and selects or activates items on the screen. Can be set to perform other mouse functions, such as scrolling, selecting, and doubleclicking. Functions like the left button on an external mouse. Scrolls left or right. Functions like ...
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    ...wireless network must already be set up. (2) Power button* When the computer is Off, press to turn ...procedures cannot be used, press and hold the power button for at least 5 seconds to turn off ...volume. Mutes system sound. *This table describes default settings. 4 Chapter 1 Notebook Tour ENWW
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    ...: If the computer is plugged into an external power source, the light is turned off when all .... On: System sound is turned off. *There are 2 power lights. Both display the same information... is visible only when the computer is open; the other power light is always visible on the front of the computer...
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    ...NOTE The computer fan starts up automatically to cool internal components and prevent overheating. It is normal for the internal fan to cycle on and off during routine operation. *The computer has 3 vents. The other vents are located on the bottom of the computer. 6 Chapter 1 Notebook Tour ENWW
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    ... drive RJ-11 (modem) jack Power connector Connects an optional computer headset microphone or a microphone. Supports optional ExpressCard/54 or .... Connects an optional USB device. Reads an optical disc. Connects a modem cable. Connects an AC adapter or an optional power adapter. ENWW Components 7
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    ... I or Type II PC Cards. Media Reader (select models only) Supports 7 optional digital card formats: Secure Digital (SD) Memory Card, Secure Digital Input/Output (SD... PC Card from the PC Card slot. (10) PC Card slot eject button 8 Chapter 1 Notebook Tour ENWW
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    ... (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Battery bay Battery pack release latch Memory module compartment Hard drive bay Vents (2)† Description Holds the primary battery pack.* Releases the battery pack from the battery bay. Contains the memory module slots. Holds the hard drive. Enable airflow to cool internal ...
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    ...On select computer models, there are at least 2 wireless antennae that send and receive wireless device signals. They are not visible from the outside of the computer. For optimal transmission, keep the areas immediately around the antennae free from obstructions. 10 Chapter 1 Notebook Tour ENWW
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    Additional hardware components Component (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Battery pack* AC adapter Power cord* Country-specific modem cable adapter (select models.... Converts AC power to DC power. Connects an AC adapter to an AC outlet. Adapts the modem cable to a non-RJ-11 telephone...
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    ... information you may need when you troubleshoot system problems or travel internationally with the computer. ● Service tag-Provides the product name, ... number (S/N), and other specifics about the computer. Have this information available when you contact Customer Care. The service tag label is ...
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    ...a DC power source. Although the computer can be powered from a stand-alone DC power source, it should be powered only with an AC adapter or a DC power cord supplied by or approved for an HP computer. The computer is capable of accepting DC power within the ...
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    ... following table identifies the input and output signals supported by the expansion port on the computer. Feature USB 2.0 10... Microphone audio-in * Requires the use of an optional expansion product. Support Yes Yes No Yes Yes 65W -... maximum Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes 14 Chapter 1 Notebook Tour ENWW
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    2 TouchPad and Keyboard TouchPad The following illustration and table describe the computer TouchPad. Component (1) TouchPad* Description Moves the pointer and selects or activates items on the screen. Can be set to perform other mouse functions, such as scrolling, selecting, and doubleclicking...
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    Using the TouchPad To move the pointer, slide your finger across the TouchPad surface in the direction you want the pointer to go. Use the left and right TouchPad buttons as you would the left and right buttons on an external mouse. To scroll up and down using the TouchPad vertical scroll area, ...
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    Keyboard The following sections provide information on the keyboard features of the notebook. Hotkeys Hotkeys are combinations of the fn key (1) and either the esc key (2) or one of the function keys (3). The icons on the f1 through f12 keys represent the hotkey functions. Hotkey functions and ...
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    ... clear system information. Open the Help and Support Center. Open the Print Options window. Open a Web browser. Switch the screen image between the ...esc a second time to remove the system information from the screen. In the Windows fn+esc display, the version of the system BIOS (basic...
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    ... on your computer. Checkups for computer functionality. Automated and interactive troubleshooting, repair solutions, and system recovery procedures. Links to HP support specialists. You can also access the Help and Support Center by ...
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    ... fn+f5 to initiate standby. When standby is initiated, your information is stored in random access memory (RAM), the screen is cleared, and power is conserved. While the computer is in standby, the power light blinks. CAUTION To reduce the risk of...
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    ... a Windows user password or a Windows administrator password. For instructions, refer to the Help and Support Center. To use QuickLock, press fn+f6 to display the Log On window and lock the computer. Then follow the instructions on the screen to enter your Windows user password or your Windows ...
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    Keypads The computer has an embedded numeric keypad and also supports an optional external numeric keypad or an optional external keyboard that includes a numeric keypad. Component (1) (2) (3) (4) fn key num lock light num lk key Embedded numeric keypad Using the embedded numeric keypad The 15 ...
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    Switching key functions on the embedded numeric keypad You can temporarily alternate the functions of keys on the embedded numeric keypad between their standard keyboard functions and their keypad functions by using the fn key or the fn+shift key combination. ● ● To change the function of a ...
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    ... and table identify and describe the power control and light locations. NOTE ... look slightly different from the illustrations in this section. Component (1) Power button Description When the computer is Off, press ... cannot be used, press and hold the power button for at least 5 seconds to turn off ...
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    ...: If the computer is plugged into an external power source, the light is turned off when all ... reaches a low-battery condition. *There are 2 power lights. Both display the same information... is visible only when the computer is open; the other power light is always visible on the front of the computer...
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    ... product (select models only) Optional power adapter External power supplied through AC adapter Optional expansion product (select ... power adapter Install or modify system software or write to a CD or DVD External power supplied through AC adapter Optional expansion product (select models only) ...
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    Connecting the AC adapter WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to the equipment: Plug the power cord into an AC outlet that is easily accessible at all ... the power connector on the computer (1). Plug the power cord into the AC adapter (2). Plug the other end of the ...
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    ... that are not in use. When standby is initiated, your work is stored in random access memory (RAM), and then the screen is cleared. When the computer is in standby, the power lights blink. When you resume from standby, your work returns to the ...
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    ... storage, refer to "Storing a battery pack." When a reliable power supply is unavailable Be sure that hibernation remains enabled... and do not have access to an external power supply. If the battery pack fails, ... recommended that if you pause your work when the power supply is uncertain, you take one ...
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    When using wireless communication or readable or writable media (select models only) CAUTION To prevent possible audio and video degradation, or loss of audio or video playback functionality, do not initiate standby or hibernation while reading or writing to a CD, DVD, or external media card. To ...
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    ... and lights discussed in this section are illustrated in "Power control and light locations." Turning... procedures." Turn off the display while the power is on. Close the computer. Closing the computer activates... and you are unable to use normal Windows shutdown procedures, try the following emergency...
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    ... standby. Select Start > Turn Off Computer > Stand by. In Windows XP Professional, if Stand by is not displayed: a. ... Power settings and timeouts can be changed using Power Options in Windows Control Panel. Resume from user-initiated or system- initiated standby. ● ● Press the power button. If...
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    ... Then, hold down the shift key as you select Hibernate. In Windows XP Professional, if hibernate is not displayed: a. .... Power settings and timeouts can be changed using Power Options in Windows Control Panel. Restore from user-initiated or system-initiated hibernation. Press the power button.* ● ...
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    Power options You can change many default power settings in Windows Control Panel. For example, you can set an audio alert to warn you when the... the far right of the taskbar, and then click Adjust Power Properties. - or - ● Select Start > Control Panel > Performance and...
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    ... Power Options Properties dialog box assigns power levels to system components. You can assign... schemes, depending on whether the computer is running on battery or external power. You can also set a.... To set a password prompt: 1. 2. 3. 4. Right-click the Power Meter icon in the notification area, and ...
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    ...may attempt to conserve power by reducing processor speed and graphics performance. Windows XP enables you to manage the processor performance controls by selecting a power scheme... performance controls are managed in the Power Options Properties dialog box. To access Windows XP processor ...
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    ... on AC power. If the computer contains a charged battery pack and is running on external AC power supplied through the AC adapter, the computer switches to battery power if the AC adapter is disconnected from the computer. You can keep a battery pack in the ...
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    ... battery pack while the computer is connected to external power through the AC adapter. When you charge the battery pack, charge it fully before turning on the...computer charges whenever the computer is connected to external power through an AC adapter, an optional expansion product, or...
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    ..., calibrate the battery pack instead of simply charging it. For calibration instructions, refer to "Calibrating a battery pack." Displaying charge information on ... the status of any battery pack in the computer: ● Double-click the Power Meter icon in the notification area, at the far right of the ...
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    ... condition alerts and system responses can be changed using Power Options in Windows Control Panel. Preferences set using Power Options ...Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance > Power Options > Hibernate. Be sure that the Enable hibernation support check box is selected. ENWW Battery packs 41
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    ...and has initiated hibernation, do not restore power until the power lights are turned off. When external power is ...a low-battery condition when external power is available, connect one of the following adapters AC adapter Optional expansion product Optional power adapter When a charged battery pack...
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    ...electronic systems. To charge the battery pack: 1. 2. Insert the battery pack into the computer. Connect the computer to an AC adapter, optional power adapter, or optional expansion product, and then plug the adapter or device into external power. The battery light on...
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    ... > Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance > Power Options > Hibernate. Clear the Enable hibernation ... discharge a battery pack: 1. Right-click the Power Meter icon in the notification area, at the far ... off the computer. Run the computer on battery power until the battery pack is fully discharged...
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    ...and the battery light is turned off. Access the Power Schemes tab by selecting Start > Control... > Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance > Power Options > Hibernate. Select the Enable hibernation... brightness as you need it. Use optional powered speakers instead of the internal speakers, or adjust...
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    ... the battery pack provided with the computer, a replacement battery pack provided by HP, or a compatible battery pack purchased as an accessory from HP. CAUTION ... battery pack by using the public collection system or by returning it to HP, your service partner, or their agents. WARNING! To reduce the...
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    ... move the computer when the drive is writing to a medium. The write process is sensitive to vibration. When the battery pack is the only source of power, ensure that the battery pack is sufficiently charged before writing to a medium. Avoid exposing a drive to temperature or humidity extremes. Avoid...
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    IDE drive light The IDE drive light blinks when either the primary hard drive or an optical drive is being accessed. 48 Chapter 4 Drives ENWW
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    ...drive while the computer is on, in standby, or in hibernation. If you are not sure whether the computer is off or in hibernation, turn the computer on by pressing the power button. Then shut down the computer through the operating system. To remove the hard drive: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Save your work. Shut...
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    7. Lift the hard drive away from the computer (2). To install a hard drive: 1. 2. Lower the hard drive into the hard drive bay (1). Slide the hard drive toward the hard drive connector (2) until it is fully seated. 3. 4. Align the tabs (1) on the hard drive cover with the notches on the ...
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    5. Tighten the hard drive cover screws (3). ENWW Hard drive 51
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    Optical drives An optical drive, such as a DVD-ROM drive, supports optical discs (CDs and DVDs). These discs are used to store ... Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Some of the optical drives listed may not be supported by your computer. The listed drives are not necessarily all of the supported optical drives....
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    Inserting an optical disc 1. 2. 3. 4. Turn on the computer. Press the release button (1) on the drive bezel to release the media tray. Pull out the tray (2). Hold the CD or DVD by the edges to avoid touching the flat surfaces, and position the disc over the tray spindle, with the label-side up. ...
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    Removing an optical disc (with power) If the computer is running on external or battery power: 1. 2. 3. Turn on the computer. Press the release button (1) on the drive bezel to release the media tray, and then pull out the tray (2). Remove the disc (3) from the tray by gently pressing down on the ...
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    Removing an optical disc (without power) If external or battery power is unavailable: 1. 2. 3. Insert the end of a paper clip (1) into the release access in the front bezel of the drive. Press in gently until the tray is released, and then pull out the tray (2). Remove the disc (3) from the tray by ...
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    Avoiding standby or hibernation CAUTION To prevent possible audio and video degradation, or loss of audio or video playback functionality, do not initiate standby or hibernation while reading or writing to a CD or DVD. To prevent loss of data, do not initiate standby or hibernation when writing to ...
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    5 Multimedia Multimedia Hardware Using the optical drive The optical drive allows you to play, copy, and create CDs or DVDs, depending on the type of installed drive and installed software. Identifying the installed optical drive To view the type of optical drive installed in the computer: ▲ ...
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    Inserting an optical disc 1. 2. 3. 4. Turn on the computer. Press the release button (1) on the drive bezel to release the media tray. Pull out the tray (2). Hold the CD or DVD by the edges to avoid touching the flat surfaces, and position the disc over the tray spindle, with the label-side up. ...
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    Removing an optical disc (with power) If the computer is running on external or battery power: 1. 2. 3. Turn on the computer. Press the release button (1) on the drive bezel to release the media tray, and then pull out the tray (2). Remove the disc (3) from the tray by gently pressing down on the ...
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    Removing an optical disc (without power) If external or battery power is unavailable: 1. Insert the end of a paper clip (1) into the release access in the front bezel of the drive. 2. 3. Press in gently until the tray is released, and then pull out the tray (2). Remove the disc (3) from the tray ...
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    Using media activity hotkeys Media activity hotkeys are combinations of the fn key (1) and 4 of the function keys. You can use these keys to control the play of an audio CD or a DVD that is inserted in the optical drive. NOTE To control the play of an inserted video CD, use the media activity ...
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    ... Description Decreases computer sound. Increases computer sound. Turns off computer sound. Connects an optional computer headset or microphone. Connects optional optional powered stereo speakers, headphones, ear buds, headset, or television audio. NOTE On select models, this jack can also be used ...
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    ...) jack The computer is equipped with a microphone jack that supports an optional monaural (single sound channel) microphone. Select models support a stereo (dual sound channel) microphone. NOTE When connecting a... will need an optional mini TOS link cable and/or adapter. ENWW Multimedia Hardware 63
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    Adjusting the volume You can adjust the volume using the following controls: ● Computer volume buttons To mute or restore volume, press the volume mute button. To decrease the volume, press the volume down button. To increase the volume, press the volume up button. Microsoft® Windows® volume ...
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    Using the video features The computer includes the following video features: ● ● S-Video-out jack that connects a range of video components that allow you to maximize your multimedia features External monitor port that connects a television, monitor, or projector to the computer Using the ...
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    ..., while simultaneously supporting an image on the computer display or on any other supported external display. NOTE To transmit video signals through the... 2. 3. Connect the other end of the cable to the video device, as instructed in the documentation included with the device. Press the fn+f4 keys ...
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    ... ExpressCard slot. Refer to the computer user guide. The following illustration identifies the 2 remote controls. (1) HP Mobile Remote Control (PC ... Card remote control. For information on the ExpressCard remote control, refer to "HP Mobile Remote Control (ExpressCard version)." ENWW Multimedia ...
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    ... (PC Card version) WARNING! Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions. To insert the battery into the HP Mobile Remote Control (PC Card version): 1. On the back of the ...
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    2. With the positive side of the battery facing up, insert the battery into the compartment. 3. Insert the tabs on the battery compartment cover into the slots in the battery compartment and turn the cover clockwise to close. ENWW Multimedia Hardware 69
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    Storing the remote control in the PC Card slot The HP Mobile Remote Control (PC Card version) can be stored in the ... computer model may look different than the illustrations in this section. Refer to the computer user guide for the location of the PC Card slot. 1. 2. Remove the PC Card slot insert. ...
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    ...button functions of the HP Mobile Remote Control (PC Card version). When the computer is off Press the power button (1) to start the computer in Windows. Press the DVD Menu button ...DVD Menu If the computer is On, press to open the default Windows DVD player. On and playing a DVD, press...
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    Button Music Function in Microsoft® Windows In Windows, press to open the default Windows music player. In standby, press briefly to resume from standby. In hibernation, press to open QuickPlay music mode (select computer models only). Function in QuickPlay (select models only) In QuickPlay DVD ...
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    ..., and time information is also displayed. Print Press to open the print options window of the active application. None Photo Press to open the default Windows picture application. None Media Press to open the default Windows media application. None Switch Screens Press to switch the ...
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    HP Mobile Remote Control (PC Card version) component functions The infrared lens ... and the infrared lens on the computer. Things to remember: ● The HP Mobile Remote Control operates within ...computer hotkeys. Refer to the computer user guide for information on supported hotkeys. Other remote control ...
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    .... For information on the PC Card remote control, refer to "HP Mobile Remote Control (PC Card version)." Inserting the... explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions. To insert the battery into the HP Mobile Remote Control (ExpressCard ...
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    2. With the positive side of the battery facing up, insert the battery into the compartment. 3. Replace the battery compartment cover. 76 Chapter 5 Multimedia ENWW
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    Storing the remote control in the ExpressCard slot The HP Mobile Remote Control (ExpressCard version) can be stored ... may look different than the illustrations in this section. Refer to the computer user guide for the location of the ExpressCard slot. 1. 2. Remove the ExpressCard slot insert. Gently ...
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    ... This section provides information on the button functions of the HP Mobile Remote Control (ExpressCard version). When the computer is off Press the power button (1) to start the computer in Windows. Press the Media button (2) to open QuickPlay (select ...
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    ... only) Media Press to open QuickPlay (select computer models only) or the default music application. None DVD Menu If the computer is On, press to open the default Windows DVD player. On and playing a DVD, press to view the menu of the DVD. In standby, press briefly to resume from standby. In ...
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    Button Previous Function in Microsoft® Windows® Function in QuickPlay (select models only) Press to go back to the previous track or chapter. Press to go back to the previous track or chapter. Next Press to go to the next track or chapter. Press to go to the next track or chapter. Up ...
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    ...and the infrared lens on the computer. Things to remember: ● The HP Mobile Remote Control operates within..., the QuickPlay User Guide is available either on CD or through the Help and Support Center... to the following table for help in troubleshooting remote control problems. Problem My remote control...
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    ... may be provided on CD or as online help files within the specific application. User guides may also be found on the software ...CD into the optical drive. When the installation wizard opens, follow the installation instructions on the screen. Restart the computer if prompted. Repeat the installation ...
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    ... use. For example, if you want to use Windows Media Player to play an audio CD, select Windows Media Player. NOTE Some applications may be located in subfolders. 2. 3. Insert the... audio CD, into the optical drive. Follow the instructions on the screen. - or - 1. Insert the media disc, such as...
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    ...a disc. To prevent the loss of playback while the computer is in Windows, do not initiate standby or hibernation ... clear. To return to playing the CD or DVD, press the power button and then restart the disc.... to a disc, connect the computer to a reliable external power source. Do not write to a disc ...
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    ...field includes the fifth and permanent change. To change settings through the operating system: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > My Computer. Right-click in the window and select Properties > Hardware tab > Device Manager. Click DVD/CD-ROM drives, right-click the DVD drive for which you want to change ...
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    ... cameras and PDAs as well as with other computers. The Media Reader (select models only) supports the following digital card formats Secure Digital (SD) Memory Card Secure Digital Input/Output (SD I/O) MultiMediaCard (MMC) Memory Stick (MS) ...
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    Inserting a digital card CAUTION To prevent damage to the digital card connectors, use minimal force to insert a digital card. To insert a digital card: 1. 2. Hold the digital card label-side up, with the connectors facing the computer. Gently slide the card into the Media Reader until the card is ...
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    ... Close all files and applications that are associated with the digital card. NOTE To stop a data transfer, click Cancel in the operating system Copying window. 2. To stop the digital card: a. Double-click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar. NOTE...
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    ... accessory designed to conform to the standard specifications of the Personal Computer Memory Card International Association ...PC Card slot (select models only) supports ● ● 32-bit (CardBus) and 16-... software, such as card services, socket services, or enablers, supplied by the PC Card manufacturer...
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    Inserting a PC Card CAUTION To prevent damage to the computer and external media cards, do not insert an ExpressCard into a PC Card slot or a PC Card into an ExpressCard slot. CAUTION To prevent damage to the connectors: Use minimal force to insert a PC Card. Do not move or transport the computer ...
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    ...data transfer, click Cancel in the operating system Copying window. 2. To stop the PC Card: a. Double-click the ...the card (2) out of the slot. NOTE An inserted PC Card uses power even when idle. To conserve power, stop or remove a PC Card when it is not in use. 92 Chapter 6 External Media Cards ...
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    ... PC Cards, ExpressCards are designed to conform to the standard specifications of the Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (PCMCIA). ... not install other software, such as card services, socket services, or enablers, supplied by the ExpressCard manufacturer. ENWW ExpressCards 93
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    Inserting an ExpressCard CAUTION To prevent damage to the computer and external media cards, do not insert an ExpressCard into a PC Card slot or a PC Card into an ExpressCard slot. CAUTION To prevent damage to the connectors: Use minimal force to insert an ExpressCard. Do not move or transport the ...
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    b. Gently slide the card into the ExpressCard slot until the card is seated. The operating system will issue a sound to indicate that a device has been connected. NOTE The first time you insert an ExpressCard, the "Found New Hardware" message is displayed in the notification area, at the far right...
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    ... To stop a data transfer, click Cancel in the operating system Copying window. 2. To stop the ExpressCard: a. Double-click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the... release it. Gently pull the card out of the slot (2). NOTE An inserted ExpressCard uses power even when idle. To conserve power, stop or ...
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    ... is available on select models only. An optional expansion product provides additional USB ports that can be used with the computer. The USB ports on the computer support USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices. Connecting a USB device CAUTION To prevent damage to the USB connectors, use minimal force to ...
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    .... Required USB software Some USB devices may require additional support software, which is usually included with the device. For more information about device-specific software, refer to the user guide for the device. 98 Chapter 7 External Devices ENWW
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    .... 3. Click Stop. Required 1394 software You may have to load device-specific drivers and other software before using some 1394 devices. For more information about device-specific software, refer to the user guide for the device. ENWW Using a 1394 device (select ...
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    Using the expansion port The expansion port on the left side of the computer allows you to connect the computer to an optional expansion product. An optional expansion product provides additional ports and connectors that can be used with the computer. 100 Chapter 7 External Devices ENWW
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    ... on the bottom of the computer. The memory capacity of the computer can be upgraded by adding a memory module to the vacant... module slot or by upgrading the existing memory module in the primary memory module slot. WARNING..., unplug the power cord and remove all battery packs before installing a memory...
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    ... compartment cover (2) away from the computer. 8. To remove a memory module: a. b. Pull away the retention clips ... module tilts up.) Grasp the edge of the memory module (2) and gently pull the module... module slot. (To protect a memory module after removal, place it in an electrostatic-safe container...
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    ... slot. With the memory module at a 45-degree angle from the surface of the memory module compartment, press the module (2) into the memory module slot ... the retention clips snap into place. 10. Align the tabs (1) on the memory module compartment cover with the notches on the computer. 11. Close the ...
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    12. Tighten the memory module compartment cover screws (3). 13. Replace the battery pack. 14. Reconnect external power and external devices. 15. Turn on the computer. 104 Chapter 8 Memory Modules ENWW
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    Effects of increasing memory When random access memory (RAM) increases, the operating system increases the hard drive space reserved for the hibernation file. If you experience problems with hibernation after increasing memory, verify that the hard drive has enough free space to ...
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    ...sure whether the computer is off or in hibernation, press the power button. The computer starts up or is restored ...bottom of the screen to choose your Shared Video Memory preference. To set your preference and ...Utility, press f10 and then follow the instructions on the screen. Your preferences go into...
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    ... access a wireless network. Contact your Internet service provider (ISP) or search the Web for a list of... My Computer window. Select Properties > Hardware tab > Device Manager > Network Adapters. Identify ...have an integrated 802.11 wireless device, or the driver for the 802.11 wireless device is not ...
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    Wireless controls The wireless button enables and disables 802.11 and Bluetooth wireless devices, and the wireless light indicates the state of the wireless devices. The following illustration shows the wireless button (1) and associated wireless light (2). The wireless light is on by default. ...
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    .../b/g Computers with 802.11 wireless devices may support 1 or more of 3 industry standards: ● ● 802.11b supports ... Mbps and operates at a frequency of 2.4 GHz. 802.11g supports data rates of up to 54 Mbps and ... they can operate on the same network. 802.11a supports data rates of up to 54 Mbps and ...
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    Setting up a WLAN in your home Microsoft® Windows® XP supports WLAN with the Wireless Network Connection feature. To set up a WLAN and connect to the ... DSL or cable) (1) and high-speed Internet service purchased from an Internet service provider (ISP). A wireless router (purchased ...
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    ...Be sure that your router is correctly installed and configured. For instructions, refer to your router user guide. Use the Wireless Network Connection feature of Microsoft Windows XP to connect the computer to the WLAN. NOTE Functional range for subsequent WLAN ...
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    ... electronic devices such as Network access points. Computers (desktop, notebook, PDA). Phones (cellular, cordless, smart phone). Imaging ..., camera). Audio devices (headset, speakers). The devices are represented in the Bluetooth for Windows software by graphical icons. The Bluetooth for Windows ...
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    Wireless device status states The wireless button (1) enables and disables 802.11 and Bluetooth wireless devices, in conjunction with the Wireless Assistant software utility (select models only). When the wireless light (2) is on, one or more of the wireless devices are on. NOTE Turning on a ...
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    For more information about Wireless Assistant: 1. 2. Open Wireless Assistant by double-clicking the icon in the notification area. Click the Help button. NOTE You cannot use the wireless button or Wireless Assistant to control the wireless devices if they are disabled in the Setup Utility. Turning...
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    Turning off and disabling the devices If ● Wireless Assistant shows that both WLAN and Bluetooth are turned on Wireless light is on And You want to disable both devices You want to turn off one or both devices Then Press the wireless button. 1. Right-click the Wireless Assistant icon in the ...
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    ... telephone line using a 6-pin, RJ-11 modem cable. In some countries, a country-specific modem cable adapter is also required. Jacks for digital ... computer. NOTE The computer may look different from the illustrations in this guide. The location of the modem jack varies by model. ENWW ...
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    Connecting the modem cable WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock, fire, or damage to the equipment, do not plug a modem or telephone cable into the RJ-45 (network) jack. To connect a modem cable: 1. 2. Plug the modem cable into the modem jack (1) on the computer. Plug the modem cable into ...
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    Connecting a country-specific modem cable adapter Telephone jacks vary by country. To use the ... the computer, you must obtain a country-specific modem cable adapter. To connect the modem to an analog ... computer. Plug the modem cable into the country-specific modem cable adapter (2). Plug the country-...
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    ... the left pane of the Network and Internet Connections window, click Phone and Modem Options. On ... Rules tab, click New. (The New Location window is displayed.) In the Location name box, type a ... your new location setting. (The Dialing Rules window is displayed.) Then ● ● To set your new location ...
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    ...(pulses) or tones. Clicks indicate that the telephone line supports pulse dialing. Tones indicate that the telephone line... left pane of the Network and Internet Connections window, click Phone and Modem Options. ... left pane of the Network and Internet Connections window, click Phone and Modem Options....
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    ...the left pane of the Network and Internet Connections window, click Phone and Modem Options. Click... If you select a country or region that is not supported by the modem, the Country/Region selection for USA or... then OK. In the Phone and Modem Options window, click the Modems tab. Click the listing for...
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    ... TV and radio reception, orient the circuitry end of the cable (2) toward the computer. NOTE The computer may look different from the illustrations in this guide. The location of the network jack varies by model. To connect the network cable: 1. Plug the network cable into the network jack (1) on ...
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    2. Plug the other end of the cable into a network wall jack (2). WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock, fire, or damage to the equipment, do not plug a modem or telephone cable into the RJ-45 (network) jack. 124 Chapter 10 Modem and Local Area Network ENWW
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    ... security Norton Internet Security software ● ● Firewall software Windows updates Unauthorized access to the Setup Utility, BIOS ... information Ongoing or future threats to the computer Unauthorized access to a Windows user account Unauthorized removal of the computer Administrator password ...
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    ...your information. Passwords can be set in Windows or in the non-Windows Setup Utility preinstalled on the computer....same password for a Setup Utility feature and for a Windows security feature. You can also ... discovered by an outsider. The following tables list Windows and Setup Utility passwords and...
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    ... standby or restore from hibernation. Protects access to the computer by displaying the Windows operating system Log On dialog box. QuickLock QuickLock QuickLock protects the computer by requiring a password to be entered in the Windows Log On dialog box before you access the computer...
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    ... the administrator password, you cannot access the Setup Utility. Power-on password* ● ● Protects access to the computer contents. After this ... administrator password ● ● Is not interchangeable with an administrator password set in Windows. Is not displayed as it is set, entered, changed, or ...
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    ... and exit the Setup Utility, press f10, and then follow the instructions on the screen. Your preferences go into effect when the computer restarts. ... password, you must restart the computer and try again. Power-on password The power-on password prevents unauthorized use of the computer. After this ...
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    ... your preferences and exit the Setup Utility, press f10, and then follow the instructions on the screen. Your preferences go into effect when the computer restarts. Entering a power-on password At the Enter Password prompt, type your password (using the same keys...
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    .... Your DriveLock password must be entered each time you turn on the computer or restart or restore from hibernation from the password-protected drive. NOTE Even when the power-on and DriveLock passwords are identical, you will be prompted to enter your password at each prompt. ENWW Passwords 131
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    ..., type DriveLock in the confirmation field, and then press enter. Press enter to continue. To save your preferences and exit the Setup Utility, press f10, and then follow the instructions on the screen. Your preferences go into effect when the computer restarts. 132 Chapter 11 Security ENWW
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    ...field, and then press enter. When the setup notice message is displayed, press enter to save your changes. To save your preferences and exit the Setup Utility, press f10, and then follow the instructions on the screen. Your preferences go into effect when the computer restarts. ENWW Passwords 133
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    ... and exit the Setup Utility, press f10, and then follow the instructions on the screen. Your preferences go into effect when the computer restarts. 4.... and exit the Setup Utility, press f10, and then follow the instructions on the screen. Your preferences go into effect when the computer restarts. ...
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    ... that you protect the computer against new viruses beyond 60 days by purchasing extended update service. Instructions for using and updating Norton Internet Security software and for purchasing extended update service are provided within the application. To view and access Norton ...
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    Optional security cable NOTE The security cable is designed to act as a deterrent, but may not prevent the computer from being mishandled or stolen. To install a security cable: 1. 2. 3. Loop the security cable around a secured object. Insert the key (1) into the cable lock (2). Insert the cable ...
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    ... to select Exit > Exit Saving Changes, press enter, and then follow the instructions on the screen. - or - ● Press f10, and then follow the instructions on the screen. Your preferences go into effect when the computer restarts. ENWW Setup Utility access 137
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    ... Use the arrow keys to select Advanced > Language Support, and then press enter. Press f5...Changes, press enter, and then follow the instructions on the screen. - or - ● Press f10, and then follow the instructions on the screen. Your preferences go into effect when the computer restarts. 138 ...
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    ... to select Exit > Exit Saving Changes, press enter, and then follow the instructions on the screen. - or - ● Press f10, and then follow the instructions on the screen. Your preferences go into effect when the computer restarts. NOTE Your password, security, and ...
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    ... information To do this View and change the system time and date. View identification information about the computer. View specification information about the processor, memory size, system BIOS, and keyboard controller version (select models only). ...
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    Advanced menu Select Video Graphic Mode (select models only) Dedicated Video Memory (select models only) Total Video Memory (select models only) Language Support Boot Order Accessibility Options Embedded Wireless LAN device Embedded Bluetooth® device (...
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    ...utility included on the computer that automatically checks for software updates from HP. It automatically runs every 30 days and... list of software updates and support alerts for the computer. To run HP Software Update: ▲ Select Start > All Programs > HP > HP Software Update. ENWW Software updates...
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    ... HP Web site Most software on the HP Web site is packaged in compressed files called ... computer information Before you access updates from the HP Web site, collect the following information: ... product family name, series number, and serial number (S/N) are provided on the service tag. To determine ...
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    ...a BIOS update only when the computer is connected to reliable external power using the AC adapter. Do not download or install a ... Visit the HP Web site at http://www.hp.com and click the software and drivers download link. Follow the instructions on the screen to identify the computer and access the ...
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    ... BIOS updates. BIOS installation procedures vary. Follow any instructions that are displayed on the screen after the download is complete. If no ...). The BIOS installation begins. 4. Complete the installation by following the instructions on the screen. NOTE After a message on the screen reports a ...
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    ... and installing other software To download and install software other than a BIOS update: 1. 2. 3. Visit the HP Web site at http://www.hp.com and click the software and drivers download link. Follow the instructions on the screen to find the software you want to update. At the...
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    ... settings or add software or hardware. You can manually create additional restore points to provide ... system files and settings. It is recommended that you manually create restore points ● ● Before you ... Restore in the Help and Support Center. The System Restore window opens. 2. 3. Click Create a ...
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    ...: 1. Click System Restore in the Help and Support Center. The System Restore window opens. 2. 3. Click Restore my computer to an... and then click OK. 2. 3. When the installation wizard opens, follow the installation instructions on the screen. Restart the computer if prompted. ENWW System recovery ...
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    ...optional external optical drive. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Plug the computer into external power through the AC adapter and turn on the computer. Immediately insert the Operating System disc into the computer. Press and hold the power button for at least 5 seconds to turn off the computer. ...
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    ... complete the reinstallation: ● ● You must reinstall all drivers required for computer functionality. To fully restore your ... drive. Use the system backup utility available in Windows XP Professional. If you plan to.... If you have customized the settings in a window, toolbar, or menu bar, you may ...
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    ... external optical drive. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Plug the computer into external power through the AC adapter, and turn on the computer. Immediately insert the Operating System disc into the computer. Press and hold the power button for at least 5 seconds to turn off the computer. Press ...
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    ... indicates the optical drive. 3. Follow the on-screen instructions for installing the drivers. After the drivers are reinstalled, you must reinstall any ... visit the HP website at http://www.hp.com and click the software and drivers download link. To update optional software, follow the instructions ...
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    154 Chapter 13 Software Updates and Recovery ENWW
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    ... is designed to run demanding applications at full power. As a result of increased power consumption, it is normal for the computer to feel ... of electric shock or damage to the computer: Always disconnect the computer from the AC outlet and disconnect peripherals from the computer before attempting ...
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    ... pack provided with the computer, a replacement battery pack provided by HP, or a compatible battery pack purchased as an accessory from HP... the public collection system or by returning them to HP, your service partner, or their agents. WARNING! To reduce the risk of fire or burns, do not disassemble...
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    TouchPad and keyboard Dirt and grease on the TouchPad can cause the pointer to jump around on the screen. To avoid this, clean the TouchPad with a damp cloth, and wash your hands frequently when using the computer. WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to internal components, do ...
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    ... write process is sensitive to vibration. When the battery pack is the only source of power, ensure that the battery pack is sufficiently charged before writing to a ... All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup. Follow the instructions on the screen. 158 Chapter 14 Routine Care ENWW
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    ... and prevent electronic encroachment into the computer system by outside parties. Enable service reminders. Subscriber's Choice is a free service that allows you to receive instant e-mail notification about product updates, software drivers, and creative ideas to help you get more out of...
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    ...Mobile Communications (GSM), or a General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) device, the use of these devices... itinerary. Consult with Customer Care about power cord and adapter requirements for each location..., or damage to the equipment, do not attempt to power the computer with a voltage converter kit sold...
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    ... checklist If you experience computer problems, follow the troubleshooting steps below: 1. 2. Refer to the information in... adapter. Make sure the power cord and AC adapter connections are secure. If the computer is...up. Plug the computer into an AC outlet using the AC adapter to start the computer and ...
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    ...becomes unresponsive or responds abnormally: ● Restart the computer: ● ● In Windows XP Home, select Start > Turn Off Computer > Restart. In Windows XP Professional, select Start > Turn Off Computer ... sure that the mouse battery has an adequate charge. 162 Chapter 15 Troubleshooting ENWW...
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    ... > Turn Off Computer > Turn Off. (In Windows XP Professional, the Turn Off Computer ...not function as expected: ● Turn on the device as instructed in the device user guide. Some devices, such... information, refer to the Web site of the device manufacturer. The correct drivers are installed and updated...
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    ... optimal range of a wireless router (access point). Verify that the wireless light on the computer is turned on. Verify that the computer wireless antennae are free from obstructions. Verify that the wireless router and broadband modem are working correctly. 164 Chapter 15 Troubleshooting ENWW
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    ... display the service tag information on the computer screen, click My Computer in the Help and Support Center. Date the computer was purchased. Conditions under which the problem occurred. ... numbers through the Help and Support Center. Taking the computer to a service partner If Customer Care ...
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    166 Chapter 15 Troubleshooting ENWW
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    16 Electrostatic discharge Preventing electrostatic discharge Electrostatic discharge is the release of static electricity when two objects come into contact-for example, the shock you receive when you walk across the carpet and touch a metal door knob. A discharge of static electricity from ...
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    Grounding methods If removal or installation instructions direct you to unplug the computer, unplug it after being properly grounded and before removing a cover. Use one or both of the following grounding methods: ● ● Touch the exterior unpainted metal surface of a device that is connected to an...
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    ...107 identifying 107 A AC adapter connecting 28 identifying 11 administrator password 127 altitude specifications 13 antennae 10 antivirus software 135 applications key, Windows 2 audio... copyright warning 85 cord, power, identifying 11 country-specific modem cable adapter 119 critical low...
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    D default power settings 32 default settings, Setup Utility 139 device driver ... removing 96 software and drivers 93 stopping 96 supported types 93 external ... opening Help and Support Center 18, 19 opening Print Options window 18, ... 20 using 18 HP Software Update 143 hubs 97 humidity specifications 13 I...
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    ...12 modem cable connecting 118 country-specific cable adapter 119 noise suppression circuitry 117 ... mode, external keypad 23 O operating environment specifications 13 operating system Microsoft Certificate of ... identifying 57 supported types 52 optical drive, identifying 7 optional power adapter 27, 43...
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    ...26 Power Meter icon 35 power settings 32 power supply 30 Print Options window hotkey 18, 19 processor ..., 21 QuickLock password 127 R rated input power specifications 13 readable media 31 recovery,... update 145 Bluetooth for Windows 112 critical updates 135 device driver reinstallation 153 Disk ...
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    ... 148 System Restore software 148 T temperature specifications 13 temperature, storage, battery pack 46 ... battery pack temperature considerations 46 environmental specifications 13 modem approval label 12 tips 160 wireless certification labels 12 troubleshooting abnormal software behavior 162 blank ...
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