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    HP Notebook Reference Guide
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    .... The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional ... features that are common to most models. Some features may not be available on your computer....
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    ...notice WARNING! To reduce the possibility of heat-related injuries or of overheating the computer, do not place... on your lap or obstruct the computer air vents. Use the computer only on a hard, flat... as pillows or rugs or clothing, during operation. The computer and the AC adapter comply with the user...
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    iv Safety warning notice
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    ...of contents 1 Introduction ...1 Finding more information about your new computer ...1 2 Networking (select models only) ...2 Creating a wireless connection ... only) ...8 Connecting a modem cable ...9 Connecting a country- or region-specific modem cable adapter ...9 Selecting a location setting ...10 ...
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    Audio ...13 Adjusting the volume ...14 Checking audio functions on the computer ...14 Webcam (select models only) ...14 Video ...15 VGA ...15 DisplayPort ...source is available ...24 Resolving a low battery level when the computer cannot exit Hibernation ...24 Conserving battery power ...
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    Replacing the battery ...25 Using external AC power ...25 Testing an AC adapter ...26 Using HP CoolSense (select models only) ...26 5 External cards and devices ...27 Using Digital Media Slot cards (select models only) ...27 Inserting a digital card ...27 Removing a digital card ...28 Using ...
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    ......43 Using RAID (select models only) ...43 7 Security ...44 Protecting the computer ...44 Using passwords ...44 Setting passwords in Windows ...45 ......49 Locating the fingerprint reader ...49 8 Maintenance ...50 Cleaning your computer ...50 Cleaning the display ...50 Cleaning the sides and cover ......
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    ... BIOS version ...54 Downloading a BIOS update ...55 Using System Diagnostics ...56 Appendix A Traveling with the computer ...57 Appendix B Troubleshooting resources ...59 Appendix C Electrostatic Discharge ...60 Index ...61 ix
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    1 Introduction This guide contains general information about HP and Compaq notebook computers, including ... Documentation and HP programs, such as HP Support Assistant and HP Launch Box. ... about the operating system, drivers, troubleshooting tools, and Microsoft technical support. To access Help and ...
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    2 Networking (select models only) Your computer supports two types of Internet access: ● ● Wireless-Refer to ... a wired network on page 8. NOTE: You must set up Internet service before you can connect to the Internet. Creating a wireless connection Your computer may be equipped with one or ...
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    ... Refer to the Getting Started guide for information on identifying the location of the wireless button on your computer. To turn off... Start > All Programs > HP Help and Support > HP Connection Manager, and then ... Start > All Programs > HP Help and Support > HP Connection Manager. For more information,...
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    ...networks, and diagnose and repair network problems. To use operating system controls: ▲ Select ...Help and Support. Using a WLAN (select models only) A wireless connection connects the computer ...list of options is displayed. You can choose to manually search for and connect to a network or to create ...
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    ... up a wireless connection, be sure that your computer and wireless router are synchronized. To synchronize .... If you are concerned about the security of your computer in a hotspot, limit your network activities... of both types. Wireless encryption-Your computer supports three encryption protocols Wi...
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    ... Module serial number to activate mobile broadband service. Refer to the Getting Started guide for the location of the serial number label. Some ... Broadband information provided with your computer, or it may be provided separately by the mobile network service provider. For information on inserting ...
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    ...slot location, refer to the Getting Started guide. 1. Shut down the computer. If you are not .... Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer. Unplug the power cord from the AC outlet... power and external devices. Turn on the computer. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Using GPS (select models only...
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    ..., cameras, and PDAs. The inability to consistently connect two or more computers to share the Internet through Bluetooth is a limitation of Bluetooth and the ..., RJ-11 modem cable (purchased separately). In some countries or regions, a specific modem cable adapter is also required. Jacks for digital ...
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    ... the modem cable outside the country or region in which you purchased the computer, you must obtain a country- or region-specific modem cable adapter. To ...: 1. 2. Plug the modem cable into the modem jack (1) on the computer. Plug the modem cable into the modem cable adapter (2). ...
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    .... Adding new locations when traveling On a new computer, the only location setting available to the modem... for the country or region in which you purchased the computer. As you travel to different countries or regions... new location settings, they are saved by the computer so that you can switch among...
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    .../region list. (If you select a country or region that is not supported by the modem, the country/region selection for USA or UK is displayed.)...from TV and radio reception, orient the circuitry end of the cable (2) toward the computer. To connect the network cable: 1. Plug the network cable into the ...
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    2. Plug the other end of the network cable into a network wall jack (2) or router. WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock, fire, or damage to the equipment, do not plug a modem cable or telephone cable into an RJ-45 (network) jack. 12 Chapter 2 Networking (select models only)
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    ... a media file Media buttons Media hotkeys (specific keys pressed in combination with the fn key) Media action keys Refer to the Getting Started guide for information about your computer's media activity controls. Audio Your computer provides a variety of audio-related opportunities Play ...
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    ... the following Volume buttons Volume hotkeys (specific keys pressed in combination with the fn key... has. Checking audio functions on the computer NOTE: For best results when recording, speak directly.... To confirm or change the audio settings on your computer, select Start > Control Panel > Hardware...
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    ... the webcam, select Start > Help and Support. Video Your computer may have one or .... NOTE: For product-specific instructions on switching the screen image, refer to your Getting Started guide. DisplayPort ... performance than the VGA external monitor port and improves digital connectivity. Video 15
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    ... cable to the DisplayPort. NOTE: For product-specific instructions on switching the screen image, refer to your Getting Started guide. HDMI The HDMI (High ...the cable to the video device, and then refer to the device manufacturer's instructions for additional information. 16 Chapter 3 Multimedia
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    NOTE: For product-specific instructions on switching the screen image, refer to your Getting Started guide. Configuring audio for HDMI.... For details about using the wireless TV adapter, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. NOTE: Be sure that wireless is enabled on your computer before using the...
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    ...power button is used throughout this guide to refer to both types of power controls. Shutting down the computer CAUTION: Unsaved information is...conditions When you need to replace the battery or access components inside the computer When you are connecting an external hardware device that does not ...
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    ... to memory, letting you exit Sleep faster than exiting Hibernation. If the computer ... battery level while in the Sleep state, the computer initiates Hibernation. When Hibernation is initiated, your... a key on the keyboard. Tap or swipe the TouchPad. When the computer exits Sleep, the power lights turn...
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    ... from the list. Different power meter icons indicate whether the computer is running on battery or external power. The icon also displays a message if ...Using power plans A power plan is a collection of system settings that manages how the computer uses power. Power plans can help you conserve power ...
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    ...Setting password protection on wakeup To set the computer to prompt for a password when the computer exits Sleep or Hibernation,...account password, and then follow the onscreen instructions. If you do not need ...you to select a power plan to optimize your computer's power consumption and battery charge....
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    ..., refer to the Getting Started guide. You can keep a battery in the computer or in storage, depending ... battery life Information on battery types, specifications, life cycles, and capacity To access ... work properly. 2. 3. Select Start > Help and Support > Troubleshoot > Power, Thermal and Mechanical....
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    ...discharge time Lower the brightness on the display. Remove the battery from the computer when it is not being used or charged. Store the battery in ...additional information about the battery light, refer to the Getting Started guide. - or - ● The power meter icon in the notification area shows ...
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    ...a low battery level when a charged battery is available 1. 2. 3. Turn off the computer or initiate Hibernation. Replace the discharged battery with a charged ... the discharged battery with a charged battery, or connect the AC adapter to the computer and to external power. Exit Hibernation by pressing ...
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    ... In Windows 7, Battery Check in Help and Support notifies you to replace the battery when an internal ... AC adapter purchased from HP. Connect the computer to external AC power under any... occur: ● ● The battery begins to charge. If the computer is turned on, the power meter icon in the notification...
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    ... the power lights remain off, check the connection from the AC adapter to the computer and the connection from the AC adapter to the AC outlet to make ... is not functioning and should be replaced. ● Contact HP Customer Support for information on obtaining a replacement AC power adapter. Using HP ...
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    ...media-equipped cameras and PDAs as well as with other computers. To determine the digital card formats that are supported on your computer, refer to the Getting Started guide. Inserting a digital... label-side up, with the connectors facing the computer. Insert the card into the Digital Media...
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    ...ExpressCards (select models only) An ExpressCard is a high-performance PC Card that is inserted into the ExpressCard slot. Configuring ...services, socket services, or enablers, that are supplied by the ExpressCard manufacturer. Inserting an ExpressCard CAUTION: To prevent damage to the computer and ...
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    ... message in the notification area lets you know that the card is recognized by the computer. NOTE: To conserve power, stop or remove an ExpressCard when it ..., at the far right of the taskbar, and then follow the on-screen instructions. Release and remove the ExpressCard: a. b. Gently press in on the ...
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    ... card is a credit card-sized accessory that carries a microchip containing memory and a microprocessor. Like personal computers, some smart cards have an ... about smart card security features, refer to Help and Support. Inserting a smart card 1. Hold the card label-side up,...
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    ... additional support software, which is usually included with the device. For more information about device-specific software, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. These .... The computer has at least 1 USB port that supports USB 1.0, 1.1, 2.0, or 3.0 devices. Your computer may also have a powered ...
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    .... For more information about device-specific software, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. The 1394 port also supports IEEE 1394a devices. ..., use minimal force to connect the device. ▲ To connect a 1394 device to the computer, connect the 1394 cable for the device to the 1394 port. You will...
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    .... For more information about device-specific software, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. NOTE: The eSATA port also supports an optional USB... use minimal force to connect the device. ▲ To connect an eSATA device to the computer, connect the eSATA cable for the device to the eSATA port. You ...
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    ... of the taskbar, and then follow the on-screen instructions. Remove the device. Using optional external ... power cord is unplugged. 1. 2. 3. Connect the device to the computer. If you are connecting a powered device... USB port (select models only) on the computer. USB drives include the following types...
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    ...Drives Handling drives Drives are fragile computer components that must be handled with care. Refer ... these precautions Before you move a computer that is connected to an external hard drive, initiate... is off, in the Sleep state, or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through...
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    ... schedule, but you can defragment your computer manually at any time. To run Disk ... Account Control feature to improve the security of your computer. You may be prompted for your permission ... changing Windows settings. Refer to Help and Support for more information. For additional information, access ...
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    ... HP 3D DriveGuard status The drive light on the computer changes color to show that a drive in the primary ... except as described in the following Note. NOTE: If the computer is running on battery power and reaches a... level, HP 3D DriveGuard allows the computer to initiate Hibernation. Before you move ...
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    ... the installed optical drive (select models only) ▲ Select Start > Computer. A list of all the devices installed in your computer, including your ..., is displayed. Inserting an optical disc Tray load 1. 2. 3. 4. Turn on the computer. Press the release button (1) on the drive bezel to release the ...
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    .... Slot load CAUTION: Do not insert 8-cm optical discs into a slot load optical drive. It may cause damage to the optical drive. 1. 2. 3. Turn on the computer. Hold the disc by the edges to avoid touching the flat surfaces and position the disc label-side up. Gently slide the disc into the slot load...
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    When the disc tray opens normally 1. 2. Press the release button (1) on the drive bezel to release the disc tray, and then gently pull out the tray (2) until it stops. Remove the disc (3) from the tray by gently pressing down on the spindle while lifting the outer edges of the disc. Hold the disc ...
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    3. Remove the disc (3) from the tray by gently pressing down on the spindle while lifting the outer edges of the disc. Hold the disc by the edges and avoid touching the flat surfaces. NOTE: If the tray is not fully accessible, tilt the disc carefully as you remove it. 4. Close the disc tray and ...
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    ...CD drive sharing. To share an optical drive: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. From the computer with the optical drive you are sharing, select ... of Independent Disks (RAID) technology allows a computer to use two or more hard disks ... to the HP Web site at http://www.hp.com/support. Using RAID (select models only...
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    ... may not deter software attacks or prevent the computer from being mishandled or stolen. NOTE: Before you send your computer for service, back up and delete confidential ... system identification information Ongoing or future threats to the computer Unauthorized access to a Windows user account ...
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    NOTE: To reduce the risk of being locked out of the computer, record each password and store ...-saver passwords, select Start > Help and Support. Setting passwords in Windows Password Administrator ... Function Protects administrator-level access to computer contents. NOTE: This password cannot be used ...
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    Password Power-on password* Function ● ● Protects access to the computer contents. After this password is set, it must be entered each time ... Exit > Exit Saving Changes. Your changes take effect when the computer restarts. Entering an administrator password At the Enter Password prompt, type ...
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    ... Setup Utility (BIOS) by turning on or restarting the computer. While the "Press the ESC key for Startup ... information about computer viruses, type viruses in the Search box in Help and Support. Using ... be a software program you install on your computer and/or network, or it can be a solution made ...
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    ... to perform, and then reenable the firewall. To permanently resolve the problem, reconfigure the firewall. Installing critical security updates CAUTION: ... section. Refer to the Getting Started guide for the location of the security cable slot on your computer. 1. 2. Loop the security cable around a ...
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    ... a logon. Refer to the fingerprint software Help for instructions. After you create your fingerprint ...you can set up a Single Sign On service that allows you to use your fingerprint.... Refer to the Getting Started guide for the location of the fingerprint reader on your computer. Using the fingerprint...
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    ... or use an acceptable germicidal disposable wipe. NOTE: When cleaning the cover of the computer, use a circular motion to aid in removing dirt and debris. ... on a regular basis with the latest versions. Go to http://www.hp.com/support to download the latest versions. You can also register to receive ...
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    ...show only software for the computer you are using or to show the software for all supported models. Select ...all supported models. If you have used HP SoftPaq Download Manager previously... to download a list of available SoftPaqs for the selected computer. Select from the list of available SoftPaqs, and...
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    ...BIOS) includes settings for the types of devices installed, the startup sequence of the computer, and the amount of system and extended memory. NOTE: Use extreme care ... Utility (BIOS), follow these steps: 1. 2. Turn on or restart the computer, and then press esc while the "Press...
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    ... key, and then follow the on-screen instructions. - or - Use the arrow keys to select Exit .... Your changes go into effect when the computer restarts. Displaying system information 1. 2. 3. Start... and date, and identification information about the computer is displayed. To exit Setup Utility (BIOS...
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    ... Readme.txt, which contains information regarding installing and troubleshooting the file. Determining the BIOS version To determine whether available BIOS... contain later BIOS versions than those currently installed on the computer, you need to know the version of the system BIOS currently installed...
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    ..., cable, or cord. 1. 2. 3. Select Start > Help and Support > Maintain. Follow the on-screen instructions to identify your computer and ...). The BIOS installation begins. 5. Complete the installation by following the on-screen instructions. b. NOTE: After a message on the screen reports a successful ...
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    ... start-up test and checks for intermittent problems that the start-up test does not ..., it attempts to move the data to a good sector. Memory test-This test analyzes the physical condition .... To start System Diagnostics: 1. Turn on or restart the computer. While the "Press the ESC key for Startup ...
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    ...Traveling with the computer For best results, follow these traveling and shipping tips: ● Prepare... cards. CAUTION: To reduce the risk of damage to the computer, damage to a drive, or loss of information, remove... (GSM) device, or a General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) device, the use of these devices...
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    .... ● If you are traveling internationally, follow these suggestions: ◦ ◦ Check the computer-related customs regulations for each country or region on your ..., fire, or damage to the equipment, do not attempt to power the computer with a voltage converter kit sold for appliances. 58 Appendix A ...
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    ...Troubleshooting resources ● Access Web site links and additional information about the computer through .../en/wwcontact_us.html. Choose from the following types of support: ◦ Chat online with an HP technician. NOTE... HP Customer Support worldwide telephone numbers. Locate an HP service center. 59...
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    ... electrostatic conductors may damage electronic components. To prevent damage to the computer, damage to a drive, or loss of information, observe these precautions ... electricity or assistance with component removal or installation, contact HP Customer Support. 60 Appendix C Electrostatic Discharge
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    ... eSATA 33 USB 31 checking audio functions 14 computer, traveling 24, 57 configuring audio for HDMI 17...17 D digital card inserting 27 removing 28 supported formats 27 Disk Cleanup software 37 Disk ... 34 external drive 34 external monitor port 15 F finding more information fingerprint reader locating 49 ...
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    ... 47 power-saving states 19 PowerDVD 17 protecting the computer 44 protecting your wireless network 5 Q QuickLock ... Setup Utility (BIOS) 45 set in Windows 45 ports DisplayPort 15 expansion 34 external monitor 15 HDMI 16 Intel Wireless Display 17 VGA 15 power battery 22 conserving 24 options 19 power ...
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    ...24 testing an AC adapter 26 traveling with the computer 24, 57 tray-load optical drive 39 troubleshooting resources 59 turning off the computer 18 turning ... 20 V VGA port, connecting video 15 volume adjusting 14 buttons 14 ... 5 writable media 19 WWAN device 6 15 W webcam 14 Windows, passwords set...
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