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    Hardware Reference Guide - dc7700 Series Convertible Minitower HP Compaq Business PC
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    ... to another language without the prior written consent of Hewlett-Packard Company. Hardware Reference Guide HP Compaq Business PC dc7700 Series Convertible Minitower First Edition (August 2006) Document part number: 418620-001
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    About This Book This guide provides basic information for upgrading this computer model. WARNING! Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in bodily harm or loss of life. CAUTION Text set off in this manner indicates that failure ...
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    iv About This Book ENWW
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    ......30 Installing a 3.5-inch SATA Hard Drive into an Internal Drive Bay ...33 Changing from a Minitower to a Desktop Configuration ...36 Changing from a Desktop to a MinitowerConfiguration ...38 Appendix A Specifications Appendix B Battery Replacement ENWW v
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    Appendix C External Security Devices Installing a Security Lock ...47 Cable Lock ...47 Padlock ...48... Damage ...49 Grounding Methods ...49 Appendix E Computer Operating Guidelines, Routine Care and Shipping Preparation Computer Operating Guidelines and Routine Care ...51 Optical Drive Precautions ......
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    ... for using the utility are provided in the Troubleshooting Guide on the Documentation and Diagnostics CD. NOTE The HP Compaq Convertible Minitower computer can be easily converted to a desktop. For more information, see the Changing from a ...
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    ...CD-ROM, DVD+R/RW, or CD-RW/DVD Combo drive. 1 8 9 10 11 12 13 5.25-inch Media Card Reader (optional) Dual-State Power Button Power On Light USB (Universal Serial Bus) Ports Headphone Connector Microphone Connector Some models are configured with a media card reader in the external 3.5-inch drive ...
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    ... Reader Components The media card reader is an optional device available on some models only. Refer to ... Activity Light MS PRO/MS PRO DUO Memory Stick (MS) MagicGate Memory ... Memory Stick Select Memory Stick Duo (MS Duo) Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO) Memory Stick PRO Duo (MS PRO Duo) ENWW Media Card ...
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    ...vary by model. The monitor connector on the system board is inactive when a PCI Express graphics card is installed.... If a PCI graphics card is installed, the connectors on the card and the system board may.... Some settings may need to be changed in Computer Setup to use both connectors. For information...
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    ... depending on the software application being used. Includes the following: Insert, Home, Page Up, Delete, End, and Page Down. Indicate the status of the computer and keyboard settings (Num Lock, Caps Lock, and Scroll Lock). Work like a calculator keypad. Used to navigate through a document or Web ...
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    ...Windows Logo Key + F1 Windows Logo Key + l Displays or hides the Start menu Displays the Desktop Minimizes all open applications Undoes Minimize All Launches My Computer Launches Find Document Launches Find Computer Launches Windows Help Locks the computer ...
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    Special Mouse Functions Most software applications support the use of a mouse. The functions assigned to each ... are using. Serial Number Location Each computer has a unique serial number and ... cover of the computer. Keep these numbers available for use when contacting customer service for assistance....
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    8 Chapter 1 Product Features ENWW
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    ..., setup, posture, and health and work habits for computer users, and provides important electrical and mechanical safety information. This guide is located on the Web at http://www.hp.com/ergo and on the Documentation and Diagnostics CD. CAUTION Static electricity can ...
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    ... obtain a FailSafe Key Contact an authorized HP reseller or service provider. Order PN 166527-001 ... key or PN 166527-002 for the screwdriver bit key. Refer to the HP Web site (http://www.hp.com) for ordering information. Call the appropriate number listed in the warranty or in the Support Telephone ...
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    5. Use the Smart Cover FailSafe Key to remove the two tamper-proof screws that secure the Smart Cover Lock to the chassis. Figure 2-1 Removing the Smart Cover Lock Screws 6. Remove the access panel. To reattach the Smart Cover Lock, secure the lock in place with the tamper-proof screws. ENWW ...
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    ... 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove/disengage any security devices that prohibit opening the computer. Remove all removable .... You must disconnect the power cord to avoid damage to the internal components of the computer. 5. 6. Lay ... the LED is illuminated, the system still has power. Turn off the computer and remove...
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    Replacing the Computer Access Panel 1. 2. Lay the computer down on its large base for greater stability. Align the tabs on the access panel with ... panel while sliding it forward until it locks into place. Figure 2-3 Replacing the Computer Access Panel ENWW Replacing the Computer Access Panel 13
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    ... 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove/disengage any security devices that prohibit opening the computer. Remove all removable .... You must disconnect the power cord to avoid damage to the internal components of the computer. 5. Remove ... the LED is illuminated, the system still has power. Turn off the computer and remove...
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    Replacing the Front Bezel 1. 2. 3. 4. Place the bottom hinge points on the front bezel in their corresponding slots in the chassis (1). Rotate the front bezel onto the chassis (2). Snap the catches at the top of the bezel into place (3). Snap the release tabs into place (4). Figure 2-5 Replacing ...
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    Removing Bezel Blanks 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove/disengage any security devices that prohibit opening the computer. Remove all removable media, such as ... within the front bezel. Figure 2-6 Removing Bezel Blanks from the Subpanel (Desktop Shown) NOTE When replacing the subpanel, ensure that the aligning pins...
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    ... populated with at least one preinstalled DIMM. To achieve the maximum memory support, you can populate the system board with up to 8 GB... DIMMs constructed with x8 and x16 DDR devices; DIMMs constructed with x4 SDRAM are not supported NOTE The system will not start if you install unsupported DIMMs. ...
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    ... dual channel mode if the total memory capacity of the DIMMs in Channel A is equal to the total memory capacity of the DIMMs in Channel B. The technology and device width can vary between the channels. For example, if Channel A is populated with two 256MB DIMMs and Channel B is populated with one ...
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    ...or removing memory modules. Regardless of the power-on state, voltage is always supplied to the memory modules as long as the computer is plugged into an active ... damage the module. 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove/disengage any security devices that prohibit opening the computer. Remove all removable media, such ...
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    ... access panel. 11. Reconnect the power cord and turn on the computer. 12. Lock any security devices that were disengaged when the computer access panel was removed. The computer should automatically ... additional memory the next time you turn on the computer. 20 Chapter 2 Hardware Upgrades ENWW
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    ... The computer has two standard full-height PCI expansion slots that can accommodate an expansion card up... two PCI expansion slots to the board for a total of four PCI expansion slots. You can install a ...Express x1, x4, x8, or x16 expansion card in the PCI Express x16 expansion slot. To remove, replace...
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    ... outlet. You must disconnect the power cord to avoid damage to the internal components of the computer. 5. Remove ...If the LED is illuminated, the system still has power. Turn off the computer and remove ...board and the corresponding expansion slot on the back of the computer chassis. Push down and out ...
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    .... Figure 2-11 Removing an Expansion Slot Cover b. If you are removing a standard PCI card, hold the card at each end and carefully rock it back and ... to scrape the card against other components. Figure 2-12 Removing a Standard PCI Expansion Card ENWW Removing or Installing an Expansion Card 23
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    c. If you are removing a PCI Express x16 card, pull the retention arm on the back of the expansion socket away from the card and.... Be sure not to scrape the card against other components. Figure 2-13 Removing a PCI Express x16 Expansion Card 9. Store the removed card in anti-static packaging. 10...
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    ... Replace the computer access panel. 15. Reconnect the power cord and turn on the computer. 16. Lock any security devices that ...to the Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide on the Documentation and Diagnostics CD for instructions about using Computer Setup. ENWW Removing or Installing an Expansion Card...
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    Drive Positions Figure 2-15 Desktop and Minitower Drive Positions 1 2 3 1 Three 5.25-inch external drive bays for ...inch internal hard drive bays An optional hard drive mounting bracket for these drive bays is available from HP. Depending on the computer configuration, you may have a bezel blank in ...
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    ... If the LED is illuminated, the system still has power. Turn off the computer and remove ... bay as follows: ● To remove a 5.25-inch drive in the desktop configuration, press down on the yellow drivelock ...Figure 2-16 Removing a 5.25-inch Drive in the Desktop Configuration (Optical Drive shown) ENWW ...
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    ... drive or a 5.25-inch drive in the minitower configuration, pull up on the green drivelock mechanism (1) for that specific drive and slide the drive ... (2). Figure 2-17 Removing a 3.5-inch Drive or a 5.25-inch Drive in the Minitower Configuration (Optical Drive shown) ● To remove a hard drive from ...
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    ... drive cage and lock in place. HP has provided extra guide screws installed on the chassis. The ... are installed on the diskette drive bracket under the access panel. The HP-supplied metric screws are black. The HP-supplied standard screws are silver. CAUTION To prevent loss of work and damage to the ...
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    .... 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove/disengage any security devices that prohibit opening the computer. Remove all removable .... You must disconnect the power cord to avoid damage to the internal components of the computer. 5. Remove... the LED is illuminated, the system still has power. Turn off the computer and remove...
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    ..., and media card readers use M3 metric guide screws. Eight extra metric guide screws are provided on the diskette drive bracket under the access panel. The HP-supplied metric screws are black. Figure 2-19 Installing a 5.25-Inch Drive in a ...
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    ...your are installing a media card reader, install the PCI card included with the media card reader ... from the media card reader to the USB connector on the PCI card. 11. Remove the appropriate bezel... (F10) Utility Guide on the Documentation and Diagnostics CD for instructions about using Computer Setup...
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    ... this CD set, create it now. Refer to the HP Backup and Recovery Manager User Guide in the Windows Start menu for more ... screws. Four extra guide screws are installed on the hard drive bracket under the access panel. The HP-supplied standard screws are silver. ENWW Installing Additional Drives 33
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    ... drive bay may result in damage to the drive. 8. Connect the power cable (1) and data cable (2) to the rear of the hard drive. Figure 2-23 Connecting the Power Cable and Data Cable to a SATA Hard ... SATA0 to avoid any hard drive performance problems. If you are adding a second hard drive, ...
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    ...Utility Guide on the Documentation and Diagnostics CD for instructions about using Computer Setup. NOTE If you replaced ... you initially set up the computer to restore the operating system, software drivers, and any software applications that were preinstalled on the computer. When the restore process...
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    Changing from a Minitower to a Desktop Configuration 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove/disengage any security devices that prohibit opening the computer. Remove all removable media, such as diskettes or compact discs, from the computer. Turn off the computer properly through the operating system, then turn...
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    ... bottom, then snap it back into the bezel. Figure 2-26 Changing from a Minitower to a Desktop Configuration 15. Replace the front bezel and computer access panel. ENWW Changing from a Minitower to a Desktop Configuration 37
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    ... computer. 17. Lock any security devices that were disengaged when the computer access panel was removed. Changing from a Desktop to a MinitowerConfiguration 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove/disengage any security devices that prohibit opening the computer. Remove all removable ...
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    ... to the yellow drivelock. Figure 2-28 Installing a Drive in the Minitower Configuration 10. Gently slide the drive into the uppermost ... the bezel blanks within the subpanel in the proper orientation for the minitower configuration. ENWW Changing from a Desktop to a MinitowerConfiguration 39
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    ...) with the logo at the bottom, then snap it back into the bezel. Figure 2-29 Changing from a Desktop to a Minitower Configuration 15. Replace the front bezel and computer access panel. 16. Reconnect the power cord and turn on the computer. 17....
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    A Specifications Desktop Dimensions Height Width Depth (depth will increase if the computer is equipped with a port security bracket) Tower Dimensions ... cm 35 lb 15.9 kg 45.5 kg Weight Supported (maximum distributed load for Desktop 100 lb configuration only) Temperature Range ...
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    ... W 3A @ 200 VAC This system utilizes an active power factor corrected power supply. This allows the system to pass the CE mark requirements for use in the countries of the European Union. The active power factor corrected power supply also has the added benefit of not requiring ...
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    .... The lithium battery is only used when the computer is NOT connected to AC power. HP encourages customers to recycle used electronic hardware, HP ... programs, go to http://www.hp.com/ recycle. 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove/disengage any security devices that prohibit opening the computer. Remove ...
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    ... the LED is illuminated, the system still has power. Turn off the computer and remove... holder on the system board. NOTE On some computer models, it may be necessary to remove an internal... holder on the system board, complete the following instructions to replace the battery. Type 1 a. Lift the battery...
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    ... computer access panel. Plug in the computer and turn on power to the computer. 10. Reset the date ... Computer Setup. Refer to the Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide on the Documentation and Diagnostics CD. 11. Lock any security devices that were disengaged when the computer access panel was removed....
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    46 Appendix B Battery Replacement ENWW
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    ... Setup (F10) Utility Guide and the Desktop Management Guide on the Documentation and Diagnostics CD and the HP ProtectTools Security Manager Guide (some models) at http://www.hp.com. Installing a Security Lock The security locks displayed below and on the following ...
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    Padlock Figure C-2 Installing a Padlock 48 Appendix C External Security Devices ENWW
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    ... floors or dissipating floor mats. Use conductive field service tools. Use a portable field ... for proper grounding, contact an HP authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider. NOTE For more ... on static electricity, contact an HP authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider. ENWW Preventing ...
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    50 Appendix D Electrostatic Discharge ENWW
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    ..., with the keyboard feet down, directly against the front of the desktop unit as this also restricts airflow. Never operate the computer with the cover or side panel ... matter can block the vents and limit the airflow. ENWW Computer Operating Guidelines and Routine Care 51
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    ...finish. Safety If any object or liquid falls into the drive, immediately unplug the computer and have it checked by an authorized HP service provider. Shipping Preparation Follow these suggestions when preparing to ship the computer: 1. Back up the hard drive ...
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    ... 4 O optical drive cleaning 52 defined 2 installing 30 precautions 52 removing 27 P parallel connector 4 PCI card 21, 23 PCI Express card 21, 24 power supply 41 product ID location 7 C changing computer configuration 36, 38 computer operating guidelines 51 ...
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    ... 4 removing battery 43 bezel blanks 16 computer access panel 12 drives from drive bay 27 ... bezel 14 media card reader 27 PCI card 23 PCI Express card 24 Smart Cover ...7 shipping preparation 52 Smart Cover Lock 10 specifications computer 41 memory 17 U unlocking access panel USB ports front panel 2 rear...



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Compaq dc7700 - Convertible Minitower PC Manual