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    HP Notebook Reference Guide
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    ... to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and... 2011 Document Part Number: 659069-002 Product notice This reference guide describes features that are common to most models. Some features may ...
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    ... or obstruct the computer air vents. Use the computer only on a hard, flat surface. Do not allow another hard surface, such as an adjoining optional printer, or a soft surface, such as pillows or rugs or clothing, to block airflow. Also, do not allow the AC adapter to come into contact with the skin...
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    iv Safety warning notice
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    Table of contents 1 Introduction ...1 Finding more information about your new computer ...1 2 Networking (select models only) ...2 Creating a wireless connection ...2 Identifying wireless and network status icons ...2 Turning wireless devices on or off ...3 Using HP Connection Manager (select ...
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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 ...15 HDMI ...16 Configuring audio for HDMI ...17 Intel Wireless Display (select models only) ...17 Using CyberLink PowerDVD (select models only)...
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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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    ... Cleaning your computer ...50 Cleaning the display ...50 Cleaning the sides and cover ...50 Cleaning the TouchPad and keyboard ...50 Updating programs and drivers ...50 Using SoftPaq Download Manager ...51 9 Setup Utility (BIOS) and System Diagnostics ...52 Using Setup Utility (BIOS) ...52 Starting ...
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    ... Setup Utility (BIOS) ...54 Updating the BIOS ...54 Determining the 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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    ...computer, either in print, on the computer hard drive, or on an optical disc or SD card: ● Setup Instructions poster-Guides you through setting up your ...Contains information 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 ... 8. NOTE: You must set up Internet service before you can connect to the Internet. Creating... Web site links provided in Help and Support. Identifying wireless and network status icons ...
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    ... the keyboard. The term wireless button is used throughout this guide to refer to all types of wireless controls. Refer...Select Start > All Programs > HP Help and Support > HP Connection Manager, and then click ... 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 Start ... more information, select Start > Help and Support. Using a WLAN (select models only) A... list of options is displayed. You can choose to manually search for and connect to a network or to create a...
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    ...any suspicious items. Firewalls are available in both software and hardware. Some networks use a combination of both types. Wireless encryption-Your computer supports three encryption protocols Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) ● NOTE...
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    ... Broadband Module serial number to activate mobile broadband service. Refer to the Getting Started guide for the location of the serial number label. Some ... with your computer, or it may be provided separately by the mobile network service provider. For information on inserting and removing the SIM, ...
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    ... Reconnect external power and external devices. Turn on the computer. Removing a SIM NOTE: To identify the SIM slot location, refer to the Getting Started guide. 1. Shut down the computer. If you are not sure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on by pressing the power...
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    ... such as the following Computers Phones Imaging devices (cameras and printers) Audio devices Mouse Bluetooth devices provide peer-to-peer ... transfers between your computer and wireless devices including cellular phones, printers, cameras, and PDAs. The inability to consistently connect two or more ...
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    Connecting a modem cable 1. 2. Plug the modem cable into the modem jack (1) on the computer. Plug the modem cable into the RJ-11 telephone wall jack (2). Connecting a country- or region-specific modem cable adapter Telephone jacks vary by country or region. To use the modem and the modem cable ...
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    3. Plug the modem cable adapter (3) into the telephone wall jack. Selecting a location setting Viewing the current location selection To view the current location: 1. 2. 3. 4. Select Start > Control Panel. Click Clock, Language, and Region. Click Region and Language. Click the Location tab to ...
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    To add a new location: 1. 2. Select Start > Devices and Printers. Right-click the device that represents your computer, and click Modem settings.... the Country/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.) ...
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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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    ... 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 music. Record ...
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    ... and Environmental Notices. NOTE: Volume can also be controlled through the operating system and some programs. NOTE: Refer to the Getting Started guide for information on what type of volume controls your computer has. Checking audio functions on the computer NOTE: For best results when recording,...
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    ... information on how to access the webcam, refer to the Getting Started guide. For information on using the webcam, select Start > Help and Support. Video Your computer may have one ... product-specific instructions on switching the screen image, refer to your Getting Started guide. DisplayPort ...
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    ...: For product-specific instructions on switching the screen image, refer to your Getting Started guide. HDMI The HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) port... 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 To ... 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 ...
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    4 Power management NOTE: A computer may have a power button or a power switch. The term power button is used throughout this guide to refer to both types of power controls. Shutting down the computer CAUTION: Unsaved information is lost when the computer shuts down. The Shut down command closes ...
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    Setting power options Using power-saving states The computer has two power-saving states that are enabled at the factory: Sleep and Hibernation. When Sleep is initiated, the power lights blink and the screen clears. Your work is saved to memory, letting you exit Sleep faster than exiting ...
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    To initiate Hibernation: ▲ Select Start, click the arrow next to the Shut down button, and then click Hibernate. To exit Hibernation: ▲ Briefly press the power button. The power lights turn on and your work returns to the screen where you stopped working. NOTE: If you have set a password to ...
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    ...you need to create a user account password or change your current user account password, click Create or change your user account password, and then follow the onscreen instructions. If you do not need to create or change a user account password, go to step 5. 5. Click Save changes. Using HP Power ...
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    ...decreasing display brightness, refer to the Getting Started guide. You can keep a battery in the computer... Check Battery Check in Help and Support provides information on the status of the battery installed... properly. 2. 3. Select Start > Help and Support > Troubleshoot > Power, Thermal and Mechanical...
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    ... models only) indicates a low or critical battery level. NOTE: For additional information about the battery light, refer to the Getting Started guide. - or - ● The power meter icon in the notification area shows a low or critical battery notification. NOTE: For additional information about the...
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    Resolving a low battery level Resolving a low battery level when external power is available ▲ Connect one of the following devices AC adapter Optional docking or expansion device Optional power adapter purchased as an accessory from HP Resolving a low battery level when a charged battery is ...
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    ... disposal. Replacing the battery In Windows 7, Battery Check in Help and Support notifies you to replace the battery when an internal cell is not charging...power NOTE: For information on connecting to AC power, refer to the Setup Instructions poster provided in the computer box. External AC power is ...
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    ... the connections are secure and the power lights remain off, the AC adapter is not functioning and should be replaced. ● Contact HP Customer Support for information on obtaining a replacement AC power adapter. Using HP CoolSense (select models only) When you are using your computer on the move ...
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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 card CAUTION: To reduce the risk of damage to...
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    ...the software required for the card. If you are instructed by the ExpressCard manufacturer to install device drivers: ● ● Install only the device ...Do not install additional software, such as card services, socket services, or enablers, that are supplied by the ExpressCard manufacturer. Inserting ...
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    ... associated with the ExpressCard. Click the remove hardware icon in the notification area, 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 ExpressCard (1) to unlock it. Pull the ExpressCard out of the slot ...
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    ... more information about smart card security features, refer to Help and Support. Inserting a smart card 1. Hold the card label-side up, and ... the smart card reader until the card is seated. 2. Follow the on-screen instructions for logging on to the computer using the smart card PIN. 30 Chapter 5...
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    ...keyboard, mouse, drive, printer, scanner, or hub. Some USB devices may require additional support software, which is usually included with the device. For ...about device-specific software, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. These instructions may be provided with the software, on disc, or...
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    ...right of the taskbar, and then follow the on-screen instructions. Remove the device. Using 1394 devices ... 1394 devices may require additional support software, which is usually included with the device... software, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. The 1394 port also supports IEEE 1394a devices...
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    ...the far right of the taskbar, and then follow the on-screen instructions. Remove the device. Using an eSATA device (select models...about device-specific software, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. NOTE: The eSATA port also supports an optional USB device. Connecting an eSATA device CAUTION: ...
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    ... devices NOTE: For more information about required software and drivers, or to learn which computer port to use, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. To connect an external device to the computer: CAUTION: To reduce the risk of damage to the...
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    Using optional external devices 35
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    6 Drives Handling drives Drives are fragile computer components that must be handled with care. Refer to the following cautions before handling drives. Additional cautions are included with the procedures to which they apply. Observe these precautions Before you move a computer that is connected...
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    ..., but you can defragment your computer manually at any time. To run Disk Defragmenter: 1.... changing Windows settings. Refer to Help and Support for more information. For additional information, access the... System Tools > Disk Cleanup. Follow the on-screen instructions. Using HP 3D DriveGuard (select ...
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    A short time after the end of one of these events, HP 3D DriveGuard returns the hard drive to normal operation. NOTE: Because solid-state drives (SSD) lack moving parts, HP 3D DriveGuard is unnecessary. NOTE: Hard drives in the primary hard drive bay or in the secondary hard drive bay (select ...
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    To open the software and change settings, follow these steps: 1. In Mobility Center, click the hard drive icon to open the HP 3D DriveGuard window. - or - Select Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > HP 3D DriveGuard. NOTE: If prompted by User Account Control, click Yes. 2. 3. Click the ...
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    5. Gently press the disc (3) down onto the tray spindle until the disc snaps into place. 6. Close the disc tray. NOTE: After you insert a disc, a short pause is normal. If you have not selected a media player, an AutoPlay dialog box opens. It prompts you to select how you want to use the media ...
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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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    ... one contiguous drive, either through hardware or software settings. If multiple disks are set up to work together in this fashion, they are referred to as a RAID array. For additional information about RAID, refer to the HP Web site at http://www.hp.com/support. Using RAID (select models only) 43
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    ...as deterrents, but they 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 files, and remove all password settings. NOTE: Some features listed in this chapter may not be available on...
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    ... Utility (BIOS) feature. For additional information about Windows passwords, such as screen-saver passwords, select Start > Help and Support. Setting passwords in Windows Password Administrator password Function Protects administrator-level access to computer contents. NOTE: This password cannot be...
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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 you turn on or restart the computer, or exit Hibernation. CAUTION: If you forget your power-on password, you cannot turn on or restart the computer, or ...
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    ... of your choice in order to fully protect your computer. For more information about computer viruses, type viruses in the Search box in Help and Support. Using firewall software Firewalls are designed to prevent unauthorized access to a system or network. A firewall can be a software program you ...
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    ...to Internet games, interfere with printer or file sharing on a network, or block authorized e-mail attachments. To temporarily resolve the problem, disable the firewall,... Microsoft Web site and through the updates link in Help and Support. Installing an optional security cable NOTE: A security cable...
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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 ... to the metallic sensor. Refer to the Getting Started guide for the location of the fingerprint reader on your computer...
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    ... the keys to loosen and remove debris. Updating programs and drivers HP recommends that you update your programs and drivers 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 automatic...
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    ... site at http://www.hp.com/go/sdm, and follow the instructions to download and install SoftPaq Download Manager. To... the computer you are using or to show the software for all supported models. Select Show software for all supported models. If you have used HP SoftPaq Download Manager previously, go ...
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    ...Output System (BIOS), controls communication between all the input and output devices on the system (such as disk drives, display, keyboard, mouse, and printer). Setup Utility (BIOS) includes settings for the types of devices installed, the startup sequence of the computer, and the amount of system ...
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    ..., press esc, and then follow the on-screen instructions. To exit Setup Utility (BIOS) menus, ...the esc key, and then follow the on-screen instructions. - or - Use the arrow keys to select Exit > ..., press f10, and then follow the onscreen instructions. - or - Use the arrow keys to select Exit >...
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    ... changes and exit, press f10, and then follow the on-screen instructions. - or - Use the arrow keys to select Exit > Exit Saving Changes, ... Readme.txt, which contains information regarding installing and troubleshooting the file. Determining the BIOS version To determine whether available BIOS ...
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    ... 2. 3. Select Start > Help and Support > Maintain. Follow the on-screen instructions to identify your computer and access the... 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 installation...
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    ... the start-up test and checks for intermittent problems that the start-up test does not detect....the battery fails the test, contact HP Customer Support to report the issue and purchase a replacement battery....you want to run, and then follow the on-screen instructions. 2. NOTE: If you need to stop a ...
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    ... Mobile Broadband Module installed, such as an 802.11b/g device, a Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) device, or a General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) device, the use of these devices may be restricted in some environments. Such restrictions may apply onboard aircraft, in hospitals, near ...
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    hazardous locations. If you are uncertain of the policy that applies to the use of a particular device, ask for authorization to use it before you turn it on. ● If you are traveling internationally, follow these suggestions: ◦ ◦ Check the computer-related customs regulations for each country ...
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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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    ... or loss of information, observe these precautions If removal or installation instructions direct you to unplug the computer, unplug it after being properly ... static electricity or assistance with component removal or installation, contact HP Customer Support. 60 Appendix C Electrostatic Discharge
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    ... connection 2 critical battery level 19, 23 critical security updates, installing 48 CyberLink PowerDVD 17 D digital card inserting 27 removing 28 supported formats 27 Disk Cleanup software 37 Disk Defragmenter software 37 DisplayPort, connecting 15 drive light 38 drive media 19 drives external 34 ...
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    H hard drive external 34 HP 3D DriveGuard 37 HDMI configuring audio 17 HDMI port, connecting 16 Hibernation exiting 19 initiated during critical battery level 23 initiating 19 high-definition devices, connecting 16, 17 HP 3D DriveGuard 37 HP Connection Manager 3 HP CoolSense 26 HP Mobile Broadband ...
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    ... 18 system information, displaying 53 T temperature 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 wireless devices on or off 3 U unresponsive system 18 USB cable, connecting 31 USB devices ...
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