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Mobile Laptop 900™
(Model # HK1223)
Pentium M Model
Motorola, Inc.
All rights reserved
Owner's Manual
Part No.: DDN 7415


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  • Page 1 Mobile Laptop 900™ (Model # HK1223) Pentium M Model Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved Owner’s Manual Part No.: DDN 7415...
  • Page 2 ML900 Operation Manual (Pentium M Model # HK1223) Part Number:799001147001 7990 0114 3001 (April 2006)
  • Page 3 TRADEMARKS All brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. NOTE Information in this manual is subject to change without notice. COPYRIGHT Copyright © 2005 Motorola Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this manual may be transmitted, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of Motorola Inc.
  • Page 4: Regulations Information

    Regulations Information Class B Regulations Federal Communications Commission Radio Frequency Interference Statement NOTE This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 5: Wireless Lan Module Statement

    • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Please note: The use of a non-shielded interface cable with this equipment is prohibited. Wireless LAN Module Statement FCC CAUTION: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 6 Canada Radio Frequency Interference Requirements To prevent radio interference to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding. Equipment (or its transmit antenna) that is installed outdoors is subject to licensing. Pour empêcher que cet appareil cause du brouillage au service faisant l'objet d'une licence, il doit être utilisé...
  • Page 7 RF energy. Aircraft When instructed to do so, turn off your ruggedized laptop and/or integrated radios when on board an aircraft. Any use of a laptop or radio must be in accordance with applicable regulations per airline crew instructions.
  • Page 8: Medical Devices

    For Vehicles with an Air Bag Do not place a ruggedized laptop in the area over an air bag or in the air bag deployment area. Air bags inflate with great force. If a ruggedized laptop is placed in the air bag deployment area and the air bag inflates, the laptop may be propelled with great force and cause serious injury to occupants of the vehicle.
  • Page 9 Obey all signs and instructions. Operational Cautions Antennas Do not use the integrated radios of any ruggedized laptop that has a damaged antenna. If a damaged antenna comes into contact with your skin, a minor burn can result. Batteries All batteries can cause property damage and/or bodily injury such as burns if conductive materials such as jewelry, keys, or beaded chains touch exposed terminals.
  • Page 11 2.5 You shall not export, re-export, resell, ship or divert or cause to be exported, re-exported, resold, shipped, or diverted, directly or indirectly, the Software under this Agreement. Section 3 TITLE AND OWNERSHIP Title to all copies of Software will not pass to You at any time and remains vested exclusively in Motorola or the copyright owner.
  • Page 12 Section 5 RIGHT TO USE MOTOROLA’S NAME You shall not, during the term of this Agreement or thereafter, use any trademark of Motorola, or any word or symbol likely to be confused with any Motorola trademark, either alone or in any combination with another word or words.
  • Page 14: Limited Warranty

    The Software may contain one or more items of third-party software supplied by other third-party suppliers. The terms of this Agreement govern Your use of any third-party software UNLESS A SEPARATE THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE LICENSE IS INCLUDED WITH THIS PACKAGE, IN WHICH CASE YOUR USE OF THE THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE WILL THEN BE GOVERNED BY THE SEPARATE THIRD-PARTY LICENSE.
  • Page 15 If the affected product is being purchased pursuant to a written Communications System Agreement signed by Motorola, the warranty contained in that written agreement will apply. Otherwise, the following warranty applies. I. WHAT THIS WARRANTY COVERS AND FOR HOW LONG: Motorola Inc.
  • Page 16 warranty. Because each system which may use the Product is unique, Motorola disclaims liability for range, coverage, or operation of the system as a whole under this warranty. II. GENERAL PROVISIONS: This warranty sets forth the full extent Motorola’s responsibilities regarding the product.
  • Page 18 I) A Product which, due to illegal or unauthorized alteration of the software/firmware in the Product, does not function in accordance with Motorola’s published specifications or with the FCC type acceptance labeling in effect for the Product at the time the Product was initially distributed from Motorola.
  • Page 19 States patent, that such purchaser will permit Motorola, at its option and expense, either to procure for such purchaser the right to continue using the product or its parts or to replace or modify the same so that it becomes non-infringing or to grant such purchaser a credit for the Product or its parts as depredated and accept its return.
  • Page 20: Caution Texts Concerning Lithium Batteries

    About the Battery Caution Texts Concerning Lithium Batteries DANISH ADVARSEL! Lithiumbatteri – Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig håndtering. Udskiftning må kun ske med batteri af samme fabrikat og type. Levér det brugte batteri tilbage til leverandøren. NORWEGIAN ADVARSEL: Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri. Benytt samme batteritype eller en tilsvarende type anbefalt av apparatfabrikanten.
  • Page 21: About The Modem

    ATTENTION: II y a danger d’explosion s’il y a remplacement incorrect de la batterie. Remplacer uniquement avec une batterie du même type ou d’un type équivalent recommandé par le constructeur. Mettre au rebut les batteries usagées conformément aux instructions du fabricant.
  • Page 22 4. Connect the adapter to a proper power source. The voltage requirements are found on the product case and/or packaging. 5. Do not use the adapter if the cord becomes damaged. 6. Do not attempt to service the unit. There are no serviceable parts inside. Replace the unit if it is damaged or exposed to excess moisture.
  • Page 23: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Preface... vii Chapter 1 Getting Started ... 1-1 Getting the Computer Running...1-2 Unpacking ...1-2 Connecting to AC Power ...1-3 Opening the Cover ...1-4 Turning On and Off the Computer...1-5 Taking a Look at the Computer ...1-6 Right-Side Components ...1-6 Left-Side Components ...1-7 Rear Components ...1-8 Front Components...1-9...
  • Page 24 Numeric Keypad ...2-5 Euro Symbol ...2-6 Windows Keys ...2-6 Function Keys ...2-6 Fn Key...2-7 Hot Keys ...2-7 Using the Touchpad...2-9 Configuring the Touchpad ...2-11 Using the Touchscreen (option)...2-12 Using the Hard Disk Drive ...2-13 Using the DVD/Combo/DVD Dual Drive...2-14 Installing the DVD/Combo/DVD Dual Drive...2-15 Inserting and Removing a CD...2-16 Using the Video Features...2-17 Configuring the Display Modes...2-18...
  • Page 25 Power-Saving Tips...3-9 Chapter 4 Expanding Your Computer... 4-1 Connecting an External Monitor...4-2 Connecting a USB Device ...4-3 Connecting a Serial Device...4-4 Connecting an IR Device ...4-5 Connecting a Bluetooth-compliant Device (option) ...4-7 Connecting a Video Capture Device...4-10 System Memory Upgrade ...4-11 Chapter 5 Setup Configuration Utility (SCU)...
  • Page 26 Battery Pack Guidelines...7-4 When Traveling ...7-5 Chapter 8 Troubleshooting...8-1 Preliminary Checklist ...8-2 Solving Common Problems...8-3 Battery Problems...8-4 Bluetooth Problems... DVD/Combo/DVD Dual Drive Problems ...8-4 Display Problems ...8-5 Fingerprint Recognition Problems ...8-7 Hardware Device Problems...8-7 Hard Disk Drive Problems...8-7 Infrared Problems...8-8 Keyboard, Mouse, and Touchpad Problems ...8-8 LAN Problems ...8-9 WLAN Problems...8-9...
  • Page 28: Preface

    Preface This manual contains information that will help you operate the computer. It is divided into 8 chapters and 3 appendices. Chapter 1, Getting Started, takes you through the process of setting up the computer and identifying its external components. Chapter 2, Operating Your Computer, tells you how to use the computer’s components and features.
  • Page 29: Notational Conventions

    Appendix B, Fingerprint Recognition System, provides information on using the system’s fingerprint recognition system. Notational Conventions Throughout this manual, the following conventions are used to distinguish elements of text. NOTE: identifies additional information that requires special attention. CAUTION: identifies important information which, if not followed, may result in loss of data or damage to the computer.
  • Page 30: Chapter 1 Getting Started

    Getting Started Congratulations on purchasing this computer. This high performance notebook computer is especially designed for the practical applications of warehouses, automobiles, vehicles, public security, repairing, assisting the handicapped, and other demanding situations where conventional notebook computers just cannot measure This chapter first tells you step by step how to get the computer up and running.
  • Page 31: Getting The Computer Running

    Getting the Computer Running This section guides you through the procedures for getting the computer ready for operation. Unpacking After unpacking the shipping carton, you should find these standard items: Notebook computer Accessories: − AC adapter (100~240 VAC, 50/60 Hz) −...
  • Page 32 NOTE: Power Supply Cord: (optional) Detachable, minimum 1.5 m long. Listed, rated minimum 125 V, 7 A, having a 2/18 AWG, type SVT flexible cord. One end terminates with a parallel blade, molded-on, attachments plug with a 7 A, 125 V (NEMA 1-15P) configuration;...
  • Page 33: Opening The Cover

    CAUTION: When you disconnect the AC adapter, disconnect from the electrical outlet first and then from the computer. A reverse procedure may damage the AC adapter or the computer. When unplugging the connector, always hold the plug head. Never pull on the cord. NOTE: When the AC adapter is connected, it also charges the battery pack.
  • Page 34 3. Each time the computer is turned on, it performs a Power-On Self Test (POST), and the operating system such as Windows should start. Turning Off To turn off the computer safely , use the “Shut Down” command of your operating system.
  • Page 35: Taking A Look At The Computer

    Taking a Look at the Computer This section identifies the external components of the computer and briefly describes the function of each component. NOTE: Depending on the model you purchased, the appearance of your computer may not exactly be the same as those shown in this manual. Right-Side Components Component Accepts a PC card for additional functions.
  • Page 36: Left-Side Components

    Left-Side Components Component IR Transceiver Connects an IrDA-compliant device for wireless data transfer. Bluetooth Connects a bluetooth-capable device for Transceiver wireless data transfer. (option) Microphone Connects an external microphone. Connector Keyboard BIOS Use this to turn off the system when resetting the system using Ctrl+Alt+Del does not work.
  • Page 37: Rear Components

    Rear Components Component Connects an external monitor with a DVI DVI-I Port interface. Connects a serial device, such as an external Serial Port modem. Docking Port For connecting to a Port Replicator / car mount (both are available as an option). Rear Cover Locks the rear cover.
  • Page 38: Front Components

    Front Components Component Wireless Serves as the antenna for the optional wireless Modem modem (RDLAP, GPRS, iDEN, and CDMA). Antenna Stereo Speaker Sends out sound and voice from the computer. Handle Allows you to carry your computer for an easy grip.
  • Page 39: Bottom-Side Components

    Bottom-Side Components Component Serves as the interface between the system and X-bay Module Antenna antenna of the optional X-bay module. Connector DVD/Combo/ Allows you to lock the DVD/Combo/DVD Dual DVD Dual drive in place. Drive Lock/ Unlock Switch DVD/Combo/ Allows you to remove the DVD/Combo/DVD DVD Dual Dual drive.
  • Page 40 Component CPU Socket and Inside is the CPU of your computer and cooling Sealed CPU fan to protect it from overheating. Cooling Fan Ventilation Do not cover or block the ventilation openings for air circulation thus preventing overheating. Openings Battery Pack Supplies power to your computer when external power is not connected.
  • Page 41: Top-Open Components

    Top-open Components Component Contains the fingerprint sensor. Fingerprint Scanner Keyboard Serves as the data input device of the computer. Power Button Turns the computer power ON and OFF. 1-12 Description See Also Getting Started P. B-1 P. 2-4 P. 1-5...
  • Page 42 Component Device Show the current status of the computer’s Indicators devices. Power on / Standby mode indicator Hard disk drive in-use indicator Num Lock indicator Caps Lock indicator Scroll Lock indicator Displays the output of the computer. LCD Screen Light Sensor Automatic light sensor for dimming the display’s backlight.
  • Page 43: Where To Go From Here

    Where to Go from Here As your computer is ready for operation, you may want to do any of the following now: For this purpose… To know more about the computer… To install the operating system if your dealer has not already done so… To know more about the operating system…...
  • Page 44: Chapter 2 Operating Your Computer

    Operating Your Computer This chapter provides information about the use of the computer. If you are new to computers, reading this chapter will help you learn the operating basics. If you are already a computer user but are new to notebook computers, you may choose to read only the parts containing information unique to your computer.
  • Page 45: Starting And Stopping The Computer

    Starting and Stopping the Computer There are a number of ways to start and stop the computer. Starting the Computer You always start the computer using the power button. A computer starts up with an operating system (OS) existing on the storage device such as the hard disk;...
  • Page 46 To stop in this mode… Depending on your settings in Windows, Hibernation you can place the computer in Hibernation mode by: • Closing the display cover. • Pressing the power button If you choose to stop in Standby or Hibernation mode, you can return to where you left off the next time you start up the computer.
  • Page 47: Using The Keyboard

    Using the Keyboard Your keyboard has all the standard functions of a full-sized computer keyboard plus a key added for specific functions. The standard functions of the keyboard can be further divided into four major categories: Typewriter keys Cursor-control keys Numeric keys Function keys Typewriter Keys...
  • Page 48: Cursor-Control Keys

    Cursor-Control Keys NOTE: The word “cursor” refers to the indicator on the screen that lets you know exactly where on your screen anything you type will appear. It can take the form of a vertical or horizontal line, a block, or one of many other shapes. Numeric Keypad A 15-key numeric keypad is embedded in the typewriter keys as shown next:...
  • Page 49: Euro Symbol

    Numeric keys facilitate entering of numbers and calculations. When Num Lock is on, the numeric keys are activated; meaning you can use these keys to enter numerals. NOTES: When the numeric keypad is activated and you need to type the English letter in the keypad area, you can turn Num Lock off or you can press Fn and then the letter without turning Num Lock off.
  • Page 50: Fn Key

    Fn Key key, at the lower left corner of the keyboard, is used with another key to perform the alternative function of a key. The letter “Fn” and the alternative functions are identified by the color of blue on the keytop. To perform a desired function, first press and hold key.
  • Page 51 Switches the display output to one of the following when an external device is connected. Upon booting the system with CRT: Upon booting the system with DVI: NOTES: When in full screen DOS mode, or when playing DVD or MPEG file, display switching is not allowed. If the display mode is set to 256 colors or lower, or in DOS mode, there will be only two modes for selecting: CRT only and LCD &...
  • Page 52: Using The Touchpad

    Using the Touchpad CAUTION: Do not use a sharp object such as a pen on the touchpad. Doing so may damage the touchpad surface. NOTES: By default, the touchpad is disabled. Use the Fn+F7 hot keys to enable/disable this function. The touchpad indicator found on the keyboard panel glows red when it is disabled.
  • Page 53 Term Point Move your finger on the pad until the cursor points to the selection on the screen. Click Press and release the left button. –or– Tap gently anywhere on the pad. Double- Press and release the left button twice in quick succession. click –or–...
  • Page 54: Configuring The Touchpad

    Configuring the Touchpad You may want to configure the touchpad to suit your needs. For example, if you are a left-handed user, you can swap the two buttons so that you can use the right button as the left button and vise versa. You can also change the size of the on-screen pointer, the speed of the pointer, and so To configure the touchpad, you can use the standard Microsoft or IBM PS/2 driver if you are using Windows.
  • Page 55: Using The Touchscreen (Option)

    Using the Touchscreen (option) CAUTION: Do not use a sharp object such as a ballpoint pen or pencil on the touchscreen. Doing so may damage the touchscreen surface. The touchscreen is a touch-sensitive device that allows you to communicate with the computer by controlling the location of the pointer on the screen and making selection with the buttons.
  • Page 56: Using The Hard Disk Drive

    Using the Hard Disk Drive Your computer comes with a hard disk drive as drive C. A hard disk drive is a storage device with non-removable, rotating, magnetic storage platters inside it. It is where your operating system and application software programs are stored.
  • Page 57: Using The Dvd/Combo/Dvd Dual Drive

    Using the DVD/Combo/DVD Dual Drive Depending on the model, your computer comes with a DVD, Combo, or DVD Dual drive located on the right side of the computer. This drive is usually configured as drive D. The drive uses removable 5.25-inch silver discs, which look like standard music CDs.
  • Page 58: Installing The Dvd/Combo/Dvd Dual Drive

    The DVD/Combo/DVD Dual drive is classified as a Class 1 laser product. This label is located on the DVD/Combo/DVD Dual drive. Installing the DVD/Combo/DVD Dual Drive To install the DVD/Combo/DVD Dual drive: 1. Insert the DVD/Combo/DVD Dual drive into the DVD drive bay located on the right side of the computer.
  • Page 59: Inserting And Removing A Disc

    Inserting and Removing a Disc Follow this procedure to insert or remove a disc. 1. Turn on the computer. 2. Press the eject button and the DVD tray will slide out partially. Gently pull on it until it is fully extended. 3.
  • Page 60: Using The Video Features

    Using the Video Features The video subsystem of your computer features: 12.1-inch Display: 12.1-inch TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) color LCD display with 1024 768 XGA (eXtended Graphics Array) resolution × 64 MB integrated video memory Simultaneous display on LCD and external monitor, which is useful when you have a presentation as you can control the screen from your computer and face the audience at the same time.
  • Page 61: Configuring The Display Modes

    NOTES: Before using the dual view capability, the video driver supplied with your computer must be installed. System enters Standby/Hibernation mode when the LCD is closed. If you want to use the computer with the LCD closed, set Do Nothing to the “When I close the lid of my portable computer”...
  • Page 62: Using The Audio Features

    Using the Audio Features NOTES: To take advantage of the enhanced audio capabilities, the audio driver supplied with your computer must be installed (see chapter 6 for details). If you experience interference while recording, try lowering the microphone recording volume. The audio subsystem of your computer features: Digital audio and analog mixing functions required for recording and playing sound on your computer...
  • Page 63: Connecting Audio Devices

    Connecting Audio Devices For higher audio quality, you can send or receive sound through external audio devices. Microphone Connector ( microphone for recording voice or sound. Audio Output Connector ( connector of powered speakers with built-in amplifiers, headphones, or earphone set. NOTE: When using external speakers/headphones or microphone, you cannot use the internal one.
  • Page 64: Using The Communication Features

    Using the Communication Features Using the LAN NOTE for Windows 2000: To take advantage of the LAN feature, the LAN driver supplied with your computer must be installed. The internal 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) module allows you to connect your computer to a network. It supports data transfer rate up to 100 Mbps.
  • Page 65: Using The Wireless Lan

    Using the Wireless LAN (option) Depending on your model, an internal Mini PCI wireless LAN (WLAN) card may have been pre-installed by your computer manufacturer at the factory. This card allows you to access corporate networks or the Internet in a wireless environment. The WLAN features include: Peer-to-Peer (Ad-Hoc) and Access Point (Infrastructure) modes support...
  • Page 66 CCX Version CCX TPC CCX Power Levels Access Point MAC Address Mandatory Access Point Close Help To take advantage of the WLAN feature, make sure that the WLAN driver is installed correctly. (See Chapter 6 for more information.) If your Operating Your Computer authentication used by the currently used profile.
  • Page 67 WLAN card was provided by your dealer instead of the computer manufacturer, contact your dealer for the correct driver to use. It takes approximately 30 seconds for your computer to make a successful WLAN connection and approximately 10 seconds to disconnect. NOTE: The FAA (Federal Aviation Agency) has deemed it unsafe to operate wireless devices in aircraft as this may interfere with flight safety.
  • Page 68: Using The Wireless Modem

    3. Depending on the settings, you may be asked to enter a WEP key (refer to your Windows online help for more information on setting a wireless network connection). Using the Modem NOTE: To take advantage of the modem feature, the modem driver supplied with your computer must be installed.
  • Page 69 The modem interfaces to the equipment’s controller by using the data interface port. The protocol supported over this link is a Native Control Language (NCL). Although the modem has embedded software, it has built in application software. All application software must be separately installed and run from the device to which the modem is connected.
  • Page 70: Using The Gps

    Using the GPS (option) Navigation and positioning are crucial to so many activities and yet the process has always been quite cumbersome. To try to figure out where you are and where you are going, you need GPS technology. The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a worldwide radio-navigation system formed from a constellation of 24 satellites and their ground stations.
  • Page 71: Using Mesh Modem

    Using the MESH Modem (option) Motorola's MESH networking technology enables users to wirelessly access critical broadband applications seamlessly - anytime and anywhere. Whether utilizing predeployed infrastructure or an instant, adhoc broadband network formed with other users, Motorola's MESH networking technology delivers real-time data to detect, prevent and respond.
  • Page 72 check with the manufacturers of other devices to determine their compatibility with your computer. NOTES: There may be restrictions on using Bluetooth technology in some locations. Check with your local authorities or service provider. Features using Bluetooth technology, or allowing such features to run in the background while using other features, increase the demand on battery power and reduces the battery life.
  • Page 73: Chapter 3 Managing Power

    Managing Power Your computer operates either on external AC power or internal battery power. This chapter tells you how you can effectively manage power. To maintain optimal battery performance, it is important that you use the battery in the proper way. The topics in this chapter include: What is an AC adapter How to charge the battery pack...
  • Page 74: Ac Adapter

    AC Adapter CAUTION: The AC adapter is designed for use with your computer only. Connecting the AC adapter to another device can damage the adapter. The AC power cord supplied with your computer is for use in the country where you purchased your computer.
  • Page 75: Battery Pack

    Battery Pack The battery pack is the internal power source for the computer. It is rechargeable using the AC adapter. The operating time of a fully charged battery pack depends on how you are using the computer. When your applications often access peripherals, you will experience a shorter operating time.
  • Page 76: Initializing The Battery Pack

    NOTE: The battery level may automatically lessen due to the self-discharge process (0.21% per day), even when the battery pack is fully charged (100%). This happens no matter if the battery pack is installed in the computer. Initializing the Battery Pack You need to initialize a new battery pack before using it for the first time or when the actual operating time of a battery pack is much less than expected.
  • Page 77: Replacing The Battery Pack

    Replacing the Battery Pack CAUTION: There is danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace the battery only with the computer manufacturer’s optional battery packs. Discard used batteries according to the dealer’s instructions. Do not attempt to disassemble the battery pack. If you often rely on battery power for a long period of time while traveling, you may consider the purchase of an additional battery pack from your dealer and keep it with you in a fully charged state as a backup.
  • Page 78: Battery Low Signals And Actions

    5. Replace the battery pack compartment cover and secure the four screws. Battery Low Signals and Actions Battery Low occurs when the battery has approximately 10% (Windows default setting) of its charge remaining. The computer gives warning beeps or messages and the Battery Power Indicator ( (orange) to alert you to take actions.
  • Page 79: Power Management

    Power Management Your computer supports ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface) for power management. The power management feature allows you to reduce the power consumption for energy saving. With an ACPI-compliant operating system such as Windows 2000 and Windows XP, power supply to different computer components is controlled on an as-needed basis.
  • Page 80: Hibernation

    Hibernation Hibernation is a very useful feature. People frequently open many applications when they use computers. It takes some time to get all these applications open and running, and normally they all have to be closed before the system can be turned off. When you use the hibernation feature, you do not have to close the applications.
  • Page 81: Power-Saving Tips

    Power-Saving Tips In addition to your computer’s automatic power management, you can do your part to maximize the battery’s operating time by following these suggestions. Do not disable Power Management. Decrease the LCD brightness to the lowest comfortable level. Disable the serial port if no device is connected to this port. (See “Advanced Menu”...
  • Page 82 3-10 Managing Power...
  • Page 83: Chapter 4 Expanding Your Computer

    Expanding Your Computer You can expand the capabilities of your computer by connecting other peripheral devices. When using a device, be sure to read the instructions accompanying the device together with the relevant section in this chapter. This chapter gives guidelines on installing and using these devices: External monitor USB device Serial device...
  • Page 84: Connecting An External Monitor

    Connecting an External Monitor If you want the benefits of a larger display screen with higher resolution, you can connect an external CRT monitor that supports the DVI interface to your computer. Follow this procedure to connect an external monitor: 1.
  • Page 85: Connecting A Usb Device

    Connecting a USB Device Your computer has two USB ports that supports transfer rates up to 12 MB/s for USB 1.1 devices and 480 MB/s for USB 2.0 devices, such as digital camera, scanner, printer, modem, and mouse. USB is specified to be an industry standard extension to the PC architecture.
  • Page 86: Connecting A Serial Device

    Connecting a Serial Device Your computer has a serial port for connecting a serial device such as an external modem. Follow this procedure to connect a serial device: 1. Make sure the “COM1 Settings” item is set properly in the SCU program.
  • Page 87: Connecting An Ir Device

    Connecting an IR Device Your computer has an IR (infrared) port for connecting an infrared-equipped device wirelessly such as another computer, printer, or PDA (Personal Digital Assistant). Follow this procedure to connect an IR device: 1. Under Windows, make sure that the IrDA Fast Infrared Port is set to HP HSDL-2300/3600.
  • Page 88 Expanding Your Computer...
  • Page 89: Connecting A Video Capture Device

    Connecting a Video Capture Device NOTE: To take advantage of the AV input port, the Video Capture driver supplied with your computer must be installed (see chapter 6 for details). Your computer has an AV input port on the rear of the computer for connecting a video capture device such as high-quality CCD, as well as consumer electronic equipment such as DVCAM and VCR.
  • Page 90: System Memory Upgrade

    System Memory Upgrade You can upgrade your computer by changing system memory to a maximum of 2 GB on the two 200-pin DDR SO-DIMM slots. However, to avoid damage during the installation procedure, please ask your dealer for help. Expanding Your Computer...
  • Page 91: Chapter 5 Setup Configuration Utility (Scu)

    CHAPTER Setup Configuration Utility (SCU) SCU is a program for configuring the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) settings of the computer. BIOS is a layer of software, called firmware, that translates instructions from other layers of software into instructions that the computer hardware can understand.
  • Page 92: When And How To Use The Scu Program

    When and How to Use the SCU Program When to Use You need to run the SCU program when: You see an error message on the screen requesting you to run Setup. You want to restore the factory default settings. You want to modify some specific settings according to the hardware.
  • Page 93: Moving Around And Making Selections

    Moving Around and Making Selections A brief description of keyboard usage is listed next: ←, → Selects a menu title. ↑, ↓ 1) Selects an item or option. 2) Brings up/down the value. Enter 1) Brings up the sub-menu when available. 2) Opens or closes the options window when an item is selected.
  • Page 94: Main Menu

    Main Menu Date and Time Sets the system time (Hour, Minute, Second) and date (Month, Day, Year). Setup Configuration Utility (SCU)
  • Page 95: Usb Emulation

    Internal Numlock Num Lock Sets if you can enter a number when is turned off. When this item is enabled, you can press and hold , and then press a letter key to Num Lock enter a number even if is turned off.
  • Page 96: Advanced Menu

    Advanced Menu Geyserville Support Setup Configuration Utility (SCU)
  • Page 97 Enables or disables the Geyserville feature of the CPU. The Geyserville feature helps conserve battery life by decreasing the CPU’s running speed under certain conditions while still maintaining a high performance. If this item is enabled, the CPU will automatically change its speed whenever necessary based on the “Power Scheme”...
  • Page 98: Com Ports

    COM Ports Allows you to configure the COM ports of the computer. COM1 / 2 (FIR) / 3 / 5 / 6 Settings sets the I/O (Input/Output) address and the Interrupt ReQuest line (IRQ) settings of the COM ports. The options are Disabled; COM1, 3F8, IRQ4; COM2, 2F8, IRQ3;...
  • Page 99: Security Menu

    Security Menu Power-on Password Setup Configuration Utility (SCU)
  • Page 100: Hard Disk Boot Sector

    Allows you to set the password for your system. When typing the password, first make sure that the entry fields and press Enter and pressing . If the Enable Password to Power-on sub-item is enabled, the set password is always required to boot the computer. SCU Password Allows you to set the password for entering SCU Setup.
  • Page 101: Boot Menu

    Boot Menu Boot Sequence Sets the first, second, third, and fourth booting device. The system will try to boot from the first device but if it is not available, will try the next boot device. If you set the first boot device to LAN Boot, the system will boot from the LAN server first.
  • Page 102: Exit Menu

    Exit Menu Save Changes and Exit Saves the changes you have made and exit the SCU program. Discard Changes and Exit Exits the SCU program without saving the changes you have made. Get Default Values Loads factory default values for all the items. Load Previous Values Restores previous values for all the items.
  • Page 103: Chapter 6 Installing Software Drivers

    CHAPTER Installing Software Drivers To take full advantage of the unique features of your computer, some operating systems require custom software, known as drivers, to be installed. If you purchased the computer with Windows pre-installed, your dealer may have already installed the drivers. If not, you need to install the drivers using the driver CD supplied with your computer.
  • Page 104: How To Use The Driver Cd

    How to Use the Driver CD NOTES: • The drivers may have been updated after this manual was published. For driver upgrade, please contact your dealer. • You can always find README or document files on the driver CD. These files contain the latest information from the software supplier.
  • Page 105: Drivers On The First Page

    Drivers on the First Page To install the necessary driver, just click on the particular option and follow the onscreen instructions to continue and complete installation. Device Driver Installs the device drivers (chipset, VGA, LAN, audio, modem, etc.). Video Capture Shows you the instructions on installing the driver that allows you to connect a video capture device through the AV input port.
  • Page 106: Drivers On The Second Page

    Upon clicking “Next Page,” the following screen appears: Drivers on the Second Page IrDA Connects an IrDA-compliant device for wireless data transfer PROSet Installs the WLAN Utility that allows your system to connect wirelessly to the Internet. SpeedStep Allows you to use the SpeedStep function of the computer (for Windows 2000 only).
  • Page 107 Drivers on the Three Page TouchScreen Click on the TouchScreen button to install touch screen driver. Click on the GPS button to on installing the GPS DRIVER.. Installing Software Drivers...
  • Page 108 Install Touch Screen Driver for Windows 2000, Windows XP 1. After the system has finished rebooting, click on the “PenMount Monitor icon located on the taskbar to bring up the “PenMount Control Panel.” 2. Select the “ Standard Calibration” folder and click on “OK” button. When the “PENMOUNT Control Panel”...
  • Page 109 NOTE 1. If you play game with CRT or DVI monitor, please select “Twin” to display the screen. Installing Software Drivers...
  • Page 110 2. When you use Windows Media Player to play a video file, the screen many flashes ina very short time. This behavior can occur if there are problem with video. To resolve the issue, you could set the configuration in Windows Media Player, use the following steps: Step 1.
  • Page 111 3. CANCEL [Use overlays]->Click [OK]. Step 4. Close the Windows Media Player, and then restart the Windows Media Player. 1. Panel Calibration Standard Calibration The Standard Calibration function lets you match the touch screen to your display so that the point you touch is accurately tracked on screen. Standard calibration only requires four points for calibration and one point for confirmation.
  • Page 112 greater the accuracy. Errors in calibration may occur due to viewing angle, or individual skill, and there may be little difference in using 16 or 25 points. Note that a stylus is recommended for the most accurate results. If there is distortion problem in your touch panel, please use the Advance Calibration function.
  • Page 113 Fig1 Fig2 Installing Software Drivers 6-11...
  • Page 114 3. If the Graphics Controller setting “Extended Desktop” and Primary Device is Monitor , the Touch Screen setting you need to select “Multiple Monitor Support” Fig1 PS. If your O.S. shutdown and docking un-dock and then enter system, please re- Calibration your panel. 1.
  • Page 115 Advanced Calibration The Advanced Calibration function improves the accuracy of calibration by using more involved engineering calculations. Use this function only if you have tried the Standard Calibration and there is still a discrepancy in the way the touch screen maps to the display. You can choose 4, 9, 16 or 25 points to calibrate, though we suggest that you first try 9 points, if it is still not tracking well then try 16 or 25 points.
  • Page 116 2. Please cancel the function “Automatic Rotation Detection”. (See Fig1) Because use the function key “Fn + F9 “(CRT/LCD/Simulscan toggle) system standard will appear a calibration screen. (See Fig2) 6-14 Installing Software Drivers...
  • Page 117 Fig1 Installing Software Drivers 6-15...
  • Page 118 Fig2 3. If the Graphics Controller setting “Extended Desktop” and Primary Device is Monitor , the Touch Screen setting you need to select “Multiple Monitor Support” Map Touch Screens. (See Fig1) 6-16 Installing Software Drivers...
  • Page 119 Fig1 PS. If your O.S. shutdown and docking un-dock and then enter system, please re- Calibration your panel. Installing Software Drivers 6-17...
  • Page 120 6-18 Installing Software Drivers...
  • Page 121: Chapter 7 Caring For The Computer

    Caring for the Computer Taking good care of your computer will ensure a trouble-free operation and reduce the risk of damage to your computer. This chapter gives you guidelines covering these areas of maintenance: How to protect the computer What to note when using and storing the computer How to clean the computer What to note when using the battery pack What to note when traveling with the computer...
  • Page 122: Protecting The Computer

    Protecting the Computer To safeguard the integrity of your computer data as well as the computer itself, you can protect the computer in several ways as described in this section. Using the Password The power-on password protects your computer against unauthorized use.
  • Page 123: Taking Care Of The Computer

    Taking Care of the Computer Location Guidelines Use the computer where the temperature is between 0 °C (32 °F) and 50 °C (122 °F). Avoid placing the computer in a location subject to high humidity, extreme temperatures, mechanical vibration, direct sunlight, or heavy dust.
  • Page 124: Cleaning Guidelines

    Cleaning Guidelines Never clean the computer with its power on. Use a soft cloth moistened with water or a non-alkaline detergent to wipe the exterior of the computer. Gently wipe the display with a soft, lint-free cloth. Do not use alcohol or detergent on the display.
  • Page 125: When Traveling

    When Traveling Before traveling with your computer, make a backup of your hard disk data into optical discs or other storage devices. As an added precaution, bring along an extra copy of your important data. Make sure the battery pack is fully charged. Make sure the computer is turned off.
  • Page 126 Caring for the Computer...
  • Page 127: Chapter 8 Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Hardware, software, or a combination of both can cause computer problems. When you encounter any problem, it might be a typical problem that can easily be solved. This chapter tells you what actions to take when solving common computer problems. It is divided into three sections: Preliminary checklist Solving common problems Resetting the computer...
  • Page 128: Preliminary Checklist

    Preliminary Checklist Here are helpful hints to follow before you take further actions when you encounter any problem: Try to isolate which part of the computer is causing the problem. Make sure that you turn on all peripheral devices before turning on the computer.
  • Page 129: Solving Common Problems

    Solving Common Problems For easy reference, the problems are divided into these categories. Problem Type Battery Problems Bluetooth Problems DVD Drive Problems Display Problems Fingerprint Recognition Problems Hardware Device Problems Hard Disk Drive Problems Infrared Problems Keyboard, Mouse and Touchpad Problems LAN Problems WLAN Problems Modem Problems...
  • Page 130: Battery Problems

    Battery Problems The battery does not charge (Battery Charge indicator does not light amber). Make sure that the AC adapter is properly connected. Make sure that the battery is not too hot or cold. Allow time for the battery pack to return to room temperature. Make sure that the battery pack is installed correctly.
  • Page 131: Dvd Drive Problems

    I cannot end a Bluetooth connection. If another device is connected to your computer, you can either end the connection using the other device or by deactivating Bluetooth. DVD Drive Problems The DVD drive cannot read a disc. Make sure that the disc is correctly seated in the tray, with the label facing up.
  • Page 132: Display Problems

    Display Problems Nothing appears on the screen. If the power-on indicator is not on, check the electrical outlet, the plugs and power cords. If the power button does not respond to a light touch, press the button firmly. If you are using battery power, make sure that it has a charge remaining and that it is installed correctly.
  • Page 133: Fingerprint Recognition Problems

    Make sure that the monitor’s signal cable is properly connected. Switch the display to the monitor by pressing display through the settings in Display Properties. Simultaneous display/multi-display does not work. Make sure that you turn on the external monitor before turning on the computer.
  • Page 134: Infrared Problems

    Hard Disk Drive Problems The hard disk drive error message appears on the screen. Insert a bootable diskette and check the integrity of your hard drive. The hard disk drive has defects. Ask your dealer for help. The hard disk drive operations seem slow. The data files stored on the hard disk drive may be fragmented.
  • Page 135: Keyboard, Mouse And Touchpad Problems

    Make sure that the IR ports are clean. Keyboard, Mouse and Touchpad Problems The keyboard does not respond. Try connecting an external keyboard. If it works, contact an authorized dealer, as the internal keyboard cable might be loose. The numeric keypad is disabled. Num Lk Make sure that the Indicator...
  • Page 136: Wlan Problems

    WLAN Problems I cannot use the WLAN feature. Make sure that the Mini PCI WLAN card is correctly installed. Make sure that the necessary driver(s) is correctly installed. Make sure that the WLAN feature is turned on. Transmission quality is poor. Your computer may be in an out-of-range situation.
  • Page 137: Modem Problems

    If the operating radio channel is in poor quality, change the Access Point and all the wireless station(s) within the BSSID to another radio channel. Your computer may be in an out-of-range situation. Move your computer closer to the Access Point it is associated with. Make sure that your computer is configured with the same security option (encryption) to the Access Point.
  • Page 138: Power Management Problems

    Power Management Problems The computer does not enter Standby or Hibernation mode automatically. If you have a connection to another computer, the computer does not enter Standby or Hibernation mode if the connection is actively in use. Make sure that the Standby or Hibernation time-out is enabled. The computer does not enter Standby or Hibernation mode immediately.
  • Page 139: Sound Problems

    Sound Problems No sound is produced. Make sure that the volume control is not set too low. Make sure that the audio driver is correctly installed. Make sure that the computer is not in Standby mode. If using an external speaker, make sure that the speaker is properly connected.
  • Page 140: Other Problems

    If you are using the battery power, make sure that the battery is not discharged. When you turn on the computer, it stops after POST. Restart your computer. Other Problems The date/time is incorrect. Correct the date and time via the operating system or SCU program. After you have performed everything as described above and still have the incorrect date and time every time you turn on the computer, the RTC (Real-Time Clock) battery is at the end of its life.
  • Page 141: Resetting The Computer

    Resetting the Computer You may have to reset (reboot) your computer on some occasions when an error occurs and the program you are using hangs up. If the system operation seems to hang up, first wait. It is possible that the system is processing data.
  • Page 142 8-16 Troubleshooting...
  • Page 143: Appendix A Specifications

    Specifications NOTE: Specifications are subject to change without any prior notices. Parts Intel Mobile Pentium Dothan Processor-M series, µ-FCPGA package, 1.8 GHz; Front Side Bus (FSB) 400 MHz, 21 W thermal ceiling Cache Memory L2 2 MB on-die ROM BIOS 512 KB Flash EEPROM, system and VGA BIOS, ACPI 2.0, PC2001-compliant System...
  • Page 144 Parts Communications Modem 56 K (V.90/V.92; 28,000 ~ 56,000 bits/s data rates) 10/100 Base-T Ethernet Others Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g using diversity antennas (options) GPS Lassen IQ module Bluetooth Class 1 Wireless modem in X-Bay module Power AC adapter Input: 100∼240 V AC, 50∼60 Hz universal adapter Output: 19 V DC / 90 W Battery Smart Li-ion battery 11.1 V / 6000 mAH (9 cells)
  • Page 145: Appendix B Fingerprint Recognition System

    Fingerprint Recognition System Your system features a fingerprint recognition system designed for computer security. It provides a high level of user convenience and gives you a set of powerful tools for securing your computer and protecting your private data. The system can: •...
  • Page 146: Finger Placement

    Finger Placement When placing a finger to be enrolled or identified, slide the cover to expose the sensor matrix surface, then use a light, but firm and steady pressure. Avoid moving your finger during the scan, and be sure that you are making contact with the “sensor matrix”...
  • Page 147: Using The Fingerprint Recognition System Utility

    Using the Fingerprint Recognition System Utility NOTE: To take advantage of the fingerprint recognition system, the driver and utility supplied with your computer must be installed (see chapter 6 for details). Double-click on the icon located on your Windows’ system tray. The main menu appears.

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