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    HP Notebook Reference Guide
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    ... subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying ...services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions...
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    Safety warning notice WARNING! To reduce the possibility of heat-related injuries or of overheating the computer, do not place the computer directly on your lap 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...
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    iv Safety warning notice
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    ... icons ...2 Turning wireless devices on or off ...3 Using HP Connection Manager (select models only)...your WLAN ...5 Roaming to another network ...6 Using HP Mobile Broadband (select models only)... a modem cable ...9 Connecting a country- or region-specific modem cable adapter ...9 Selecting a location ...
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    ...Viewing the current power plan ...20 Selecting a different power plan ...20 Customizing power plans ...21 Setting password protection on wakeup ...21 Using HP Power Manager (select models only) ...21 Using battery power ...22 Finding battery information ...22 Using Battery Check ...22 Displaying the...
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    ... power ...25 Testing an AC adapter ...26 Using HP CoolSense (select models only) ...26 5 External ... Defragmenter ...37 Using Disk Cleanup ...37 Using HP 3D DriveGuard (select models only) ...37 ...38 Managing power with a parked hard drive ...38 Using HP 3D DriveGuard software ...38 Using optical drives...
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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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    1 Introduction This guide contains general information about HP and Compaq notebook computers, including ... Support-Includes links to HP Documentation and HP programs, such as HP Support Assistant and...Help and Support > User Guides. This guide is also available on the Web at http://www.hp.com/ergo....
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    ... devices Wireless local area network (WLAN) device HP Mobile Broadband Module (wireless wide area ... in Help and Support. Identifying wireless and network status icons Icon Name HP Connection Manager Description Opens HP Connection Manager, which enables you to create and manage WLAN, WWAN (select ...
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    ...- Select Start > All Programs > HP Help and Support > HP Connection Manager, and then ...your wireless devices, an interface for connecting to the Internet using HP Mobile Broadband, and an interface for sending and ... Select Start > All Programs > HP Help and Support > HP Connection Manager. For more ...
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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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    ... 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: HP recommends that you select WPA2, which is the most advanced of the ...
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    ... you used initially to connect to your WLAN. Using HP Mobile Broadband (select models only) HP...Wi-Fi hotspots. NOTE: You may need the HP Mobile Broadband Module serial number to .... If the SIM is not preinstalled, it may be included with the HP Mobile Broadband information provided with your computer,...
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    ... force when inserting a SIM. 7. Replace the battery. NOTE: HP Mobile Broadband is disabled if the battery is ... SIM slot location, refer to the Getting Started guide. 1. Shut down the computer. If you are ... GPS-equipped systems. For more information, refer to the HP GPS and Location software Help. ...
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    ... the Bluetooth software Help. Bluetooth and Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) HP does not recommend setting up one computer with Bluetooth as ...6-pin, RJ-11 modem cable (purchased separately). In some countries or regions, a specific modem cable adapter is also required. Jacks for digital PBX systems...
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    ...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.... which you purchased the computer, you must obtain a country- or region-specific modem cable adapter. To connect the modem to an analog telephone line...
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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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    ... or work) for the new location setting. Select a country or region from 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.) Enter the area code, a carrier code (if necessary), and the number for an ...
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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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    ... fast forward, or rewind 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...
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    ... adjust the volume using the following Volume buttons Volume hotkeys (specific keys pressed in combination with the fn key) Volume keys WARNING!... operating system and some programs. NOTE: Refer to the Getting Started guide for information on what type of volume controls your computer has. Checking...
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    ... information on using the webcam, select Start > Help and Support. Video Your computer may have one or ...the device cable to the external monitor port. NOTE: For product-specific instructions on switching the screen image, refer to your Getting Started guide. DisplayPort The DisplayPort connects a ...
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    ...connect a digital display device, connect the device cable to the DisplayPort. NOTE: For product-specific instructions on switching the screen image, refer to your Getting Started guide. HDMI The HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) port connects the ...
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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 configure HDMI audio, first connect an audio or video device, such as a high-definition TV, to the HDMI port on your computer. Then ...
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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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    ..., go to step 5. 5. Click Save changes. Using HP Power Manager (select models only) Power ... The following power plans are available Power saver HP Recommended High performance To start Power Manager when...is running: ▲ Select Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > HP Power Manager. Using HP ...
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    ...use only the battery provided with the computer, a replacement battery provided by HP, or a compatible battery purchased from HP. Computer battery life varies, depending on power management settings, programs running... > Troubleshoot > Power, Thermal and Mechanical. Click the Power tab, and then click...
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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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    ... 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 available 1. 2. 3. Turn off the computer or initiate Hibernation. Replace the ...
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    ... condition. If the battery is possibly covered by an HP warranty, instructions include a warranty ID. A message refers you to the HP Web site for more information about ordering ...adapter provided with the computer, a replacement AC adapter provided by HP, or a compatible AC adapter purchased ...
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    ... and should be replaced. ● Contact HP Customer Support for information on obtaining a replacement AC... computer on the move or when lounging around the house, HP CoolSense helps deliver the optimum level... may therefore be higher than it would be with HP CoolSense on. 26 Chapter 4 Power management...
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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 drivers for your operating system. Do not ... and external media cards, do not insert a PC Card into an ExpressCard slot. CAUTION: To ...
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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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    ... hub. 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 manufacturer's instructions. These instructions may be provided with the software, on disc, ...
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    ... support software, which is usually included with the device. For more information about device-specific software, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. The 1394 port also supports IEEE 1394a devices. Connecting a 1394 device CAUTION: To...
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    ...support software, which is usually included with the device. For more information about device-specific software, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. NOTE: The eSATA port also supports an optional USB device. Connecting an eSATA device ...
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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 ... by connecting the drive to a USB port on the computer. NOTE: HP external USB optical drives should be ...
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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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    ... time when you do not need access to your computer. HP recommends defragmenting your hard drive at least once a ... > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup. Follow the on-screen instructions. Using HP 3D DriveGuard (select models only) HP 3D DriveGuard protects a hard drive by parking the drive ...
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    ...by HP 3D DriveGuard. For more information, refer to the HP 3D DriveGuard software Help. Identifying HP... power and reaches a critical battery level, HP 3D DriveGuard allows the computer to initiate ... privileges, you may be unable to enable or disable HP 3D DriveGuard. Privileges for non-Administrator ...
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    ...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. ...
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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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    ...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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    ...on a network, or block authorized e-mail attachments. To temporarily resolve the problem, disable the firewall, perform the task that you want to perform, and then reenable the firewall. To permanently resolve the problem, reconfigure the firewall. Installing critical security updates CAUTION: ...
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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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    ...and under 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 ...
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    ...the HP Web site at http://www.hp.com/go/sdm, and follow the instructions to download and install ...Select Show software for all supported models. If you have used HP SoftPaq Download Manager... filter settings in the Configuration Options window. Refer to the HP SoftPaq Download Manager software Help for...
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    9 Setup Utility (BIOS) and System Diagnostics Using Setup Utility (BIOS) Setup Utility, or Basic Input/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 ...
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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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    ... BIOS Updated versions of the BIOS may be available on the HP Web site. Most BIOS updates on the HP Web site are packaged in compressed files called SoftPaqs. Some download packages ... contains information regarding installing and troubleshooting the file. Determining the BIOS version To determine ...
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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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    .... Battery test-This test analyzes the condition of the battery. If the battery fails the test, contact HP Customer Support to report the issue and purchase a replacement ... test you want to run, and then follow the on-screen instructions. 2. NOTE: If you need to stop a diagnostics ...
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    ... and label the package "FRAGILE." If the computer has a wireless device or an HP Mobile Broadband Module installed, such as an 802.11b/g ..., 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 ...
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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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    ... require an Internet connection. ● Contact HP Customer Support at http://www.hp.com/go/contactHP. NOTE: ....html. Choose from the following types of support: ◦ Chat online with an HP technician. NOTE: When chat ... in English E-mail HP Customer Support. Find HP Customer Support worldwide telephone ...
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    ..., place it in an electrostatic-safe container. If you need more information about 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, ... level 23 initiating 19 high-definition devices, connecting 16, 17 HP 3D DriveGuard 37 HP Connection Manager 3...HP CoolSense 26 HP Mobile Broadband Module 6 HP USB Ethernet Adapter, connecting 11 hubs 31 I icons network ...
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    Disk Defragmenter 37 HP 3D DriveGuard 38 HP Connection Manager 3 storing a battery 24 switch, power 18 system information, ... 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 ...
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