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HP Compaq Presario,Presario 1800-XL1 User Manual

Hp compaq presario,presario 1800-xl1: user guide.
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© 2001 Compaq Computer Corporation.
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Brazil, Canada, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan,
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in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
181115-003
Presario
Mobile Internet-PC
Beyond Setup Guide
1800 Series
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    www.compaq.com © 2001 Compaq Computer Corporation. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. Compaq is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. 181115-003 Presario Mobile Internet-PC Beyond Setup Guide 1800 Series www.compaq.com...

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    Presario Mobile Internet PC Beyond Setup Guide 1800 Series...

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    Note: Additional documents to those described here may vary per region. See also Did you know... Did you know...

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    Note: The illustrations shown and the features described in this document may differ slightly from your Presario Notebook computer.

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    Did you know... See also Warning Caution:...

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    Warning Did you know... Did you know... Note: If the Notebook does not turn off automatically, then press and hold the Power button until it shuts down.

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    See also See also Display Release Latch Display Power Button Model Number Keyboard TouchPad Speakers Left TouchPad Button Scroll Up/Down Button Right TouchPad Button...

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    See also AC Adapter Light Caps Lock Light Instant Internet Access Button Instant E-mail Button My Presario Instant Access Button Power Button Digital Audio Button Entertainment Button Retail Central Button Num Lock Light Scroll Lock Light...

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    Note: Before using these buttons, you must have access to the Internet. Button Button Default Button Action Description Instant Internet Provides your daily start point to the Access Internet. It connects you to a personalized Web page filled with local weather, news, sports, and financial information.

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    Button Description User-programmable favorite program launch key User-programmable favorite program launch key Switches between the display and external monitor in the following order: • Display • External Monitor • Display and External Monitor • TV-Out Sleep None None Brightness control down Brightness control up CD or DVD play/pause CD or DVD stop...

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    Sleep Status Icon Power Status Icon Battery Charging Status Icon Disqplay Status Icon Battery Gauge Previous Track Button Disqplay On/Off Button Next Track Button Volume Down Button Volume Up Button Play/Pause Button Stop Button...

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    See also Did you know... Security Slot CD or DVD Drive CD or DVD Eject Button Battery Compartment PC Card Eject Button PC Card Slot (Type I, II, or III) Headphone Jack CD or DVD Manual Eject Hole Diskette Drive Diskette Eject Button Microphone Jack Modem Port...

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    See also Mouse/Keyboard Connector AC Adapter Connector Printer/Parallel Port QuikDock Connector Fan Vent TV-Out Connector External Monitor (VGA) Port Serial Port USB Port...

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    Pop-Up Feet Model and Serial Number Memory Compartment Speaker Ports...

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    Did you know... See also AC Adapter Mouse Keyboard Printer Game/Midi Serial Monitor S-Video Composite TV-Out Audio Line Out...

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    See also Warning Caution: High voltages can enter your Notebook through the phone line connected to the modem. To protect your Notebook during electrical storms, use a telephone line surge protector.

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    Did you know... Did you know... Note: If your Notebook is not responding, press and hold down the Power button until your Notebook shuts down. Note: You should only press and hold down the Power down your Notebook if it is locked up or not responding. Compaq does not recommend that you turn off your Notebook using this method under normal circumstances.

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    Warning See also Did you know...

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    See also See also Note: The Scroll button is only functional with some software applications.

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    3 1/2 Diskette _______ Standard Diskette Drive Did you know... Local Diskette _______ Hard Drive Drive _______ CD, DVD, or CD-RW Drive Note: Your Notebook comes with a CD, DVD, or CD-RW drive.

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    Caution: F10 Setup is for experienced users only. Changing settings may affect the functionality of your Notebook.

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    Caution: Write your password down in a secure location. If you forget or lose your password, a Compaq service technician must reset your Notebook for you to be able to access your files.

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    Caution: Improper handling of a CD or DVD can damage the disc and could potentially damage the drive. Caution: Before closing the disc tray, ensure that the disc snaps onto the spindle in the center of the tray. You can damage the disc and your Notebook if the disc is not seated properly.

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    Icon Function Disqplay Power On/Off Skip the CD to the previous track Skip the CD to the next track Pause the CD from play mode or resume play mode Stop playing the CD Volume Down Volume Up...

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    Note: CD movies are usually stored in a file folder that begins with the letters MPEG.

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    Button Title Description Open Displays a list of files for playback. Eject Opens the DVD drive to load or remove discs. Displays the DVD Options menu for selecting Video Options Display and Parental Controls. Rewind Rewinds the content. Press Play to resume playback. Previous Moves to the previous track and resumes playback.

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    Button Title Description Root Menu/ Shows what is available on the DVD for playback. Resume Displays or changes subtitles viewed on the window. Change This feature is allowed only for DVD content with Subtitle subtitles. This feature is available only when the content allows changes to the audio track.

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    Did you know... Note: You may need to press Fn+F3 more than once to transfer the image to the TV. Refer to “Switching Between Displays” in the “Common Tasks” chapter of this guide for more information.

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    Did you know... Note: If the drive’s region setting does not match the disc, you will need to select a new region to play the disc.

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    Did you know... Note: You will only be allowed to select the region that matches the disc inserted in the drive. All other options will appear dimmed.

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    Did you know... Did you know... Note: If an Adaptec Update Diskette did not come with the software, click Skip and follow the on-screen instructions to continue installation.

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    Note: If an Adaptec Update Diskette did not come with the software, click Skip and follow the on-screen instructions to continue installation. Note: If an Adaptec Update Diskette did not come with the software, click Skip and follow the on-screen instructions to continue installation.

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    Did you know... Did you know... Note: If you have tracks on other music CDs that you want to record, repeat Did you know... steps 3-5 for each music CD from which you want to record. During the actual recording process, Easy CD Creator prompts you to reinsert the appropriate music CD for the track being recorded.

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    Did you know... Did you know... Note: To change the location where the temporary files are stored, click Tools, select Options from the menu, and then follow the on-screen instructions.

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    Note: A buffer underrun error can occur on single or dual optical drive systems (CD-ROM, CD-RW, or DVD-ROM drive).

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    Did you know... Note: To use Microsoft Internet Explorer, you must have an active account with an ISP. You must also have a physical connection, such as a phone line, to your ISP’s computer.

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    Did you know... Note: The Internet Zone buttons on your computer may differ from those shown here. See also...

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    Did you know... Caution: Although Sleep mode maintains system information and open files, you will lose any unsaved information if you turn off your Notebook before you end the Sleep mode.

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    If you want to... Put your Notebook to sleep manually Did you know... Wake your Notebook from Sleep manually Put your Notebook into Hibernation manually See also Wake your Notebook from Hibernation manually Then... Result / Indicators Press the Fn+F4 Moon keys.

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    Caution: When you shut down your Notebook, the power turns off. However, some electrical currents may still be flowing through the Notebook. To completely disconnect power from the Notebook, unplug the power and modem cables from the wall outlets and remove the battery.

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    Caution: Never spray water or any other cleaning fluids or chemicals directly on the screen. You may permanently damage your Notebook. Did you know...

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    Did you know... Caution: Plug your Notebook into AC Power before defragmenting the hard disk. Caution: Do not turn off the Notebook during the defragmentation process.

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    Caution: If you do not intend to delete files that are selected for deletion, cancel the request by clicking No when prompted.

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    Note: You must know your Presario Notebook Model and Serial Numbers (located underneath your Notebook). Note: You may have to restart your Notebook to completely recover Windows memory.

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    Symptom Problem No sound. Volume has been muted. Your Notebook is in Sleep mode. This is identified when the Sleep is displayed. Sound is Volume is set too low. Click the Volume too low. Sound is Volume is set distorted. too high.

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    Did you know... Symptom Screen is blank. Display is too faint. Display only fills part of the screen. Characters are garbled or the display flashes when your Notebook is connected to an external monitor. Video or Display Problem Solution Screen saver Press the Spacebar or click is enabled.

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    Symptom Problem Battery gauge is not accurate. Battery charging Battery needs indicator does calibrating. not appear and battery does not charge. Battery is at the end of its life. Battery was exposed to temperature extremes. Battery charge Battery is not fully does not last as draining.

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    Symptom Problem (cont’d) Battery is at the end of its life. Battery charge does not last as long as expected. Your Notebook Volume is set too low has entered the to hear the warning Low Battery beep, or a CD is state, but it did playing and the not beep.

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    Symptom You forgot your power-on password. Your Notebook will not turn on. See also Power Problem Solution Your Notebook will Take your Notebook to your not start without local Compaq Authorized entering the Service Provider. power-on password. See the Warranty Statement for details.

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    Symptom Your Notebook is not responding to keyboard or TouchPad. One of the following See also messages is displayed: “Operating System Not Found,” or “Non-system disk or disk error.” “Illegal Operation has Occurred” error message is displayed. Power Problem Solution Your Notebook has Restart your Notebook by locked up.

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    Symptom Did you know... CD/DVD drive cannot read a disc or takes too long to start. DVD Player performance is poor when running other programs simultaneously. Cannot eject CD or DVD. Display is corrupted when playing some DVD movies. CD or DVD Drive Problem Solution The disc is inserted...

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    Diskette Drive Symptom Problem Not reading A non-formatted drive: diskette is inserted. “Abort, Retry, Fail?” message appears. Diskette is damaged. Diskette drive is The diskette is continually improperly inserted. active. Diskette is damaged. Diskette drive Diskette is not cannot read formatted.

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    Diskette Drive Symptom Problem (cont’d) The wrong type of diskette is Diskette drive being used. cannot read a diskette. Diskette drive Diskette is not cannot save formatted. information to diskette. Diskette is write-protected. Diskette is full or file is too big. File save command was not properly executed.

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    Hard Drive Symptom Problem Hard drive Part of the hard error message drive failed. is displayed. “Non-system A diskette that does disk or disk not contain system error” message files needed to start is displayed. your Notebook is in the diskette drive. System files are damaged.

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    Symptom Problem Game Minimum hardware frequently stops or software responding requirements set by or locks up. manufacturer are not met. Game was not set up properly when installed. Symptom Problem Cannot connect Internet service to the Internet. provider (ISP) account is not set up properly.

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    Symptom Problem If no dial tone is found, another telephone handset on the same line is not on the receiver. Messages are not cleared from answering service. Instant Internet ISP connection is Zone buttons do not established. not respond. Internet Solution Verify all telephone handsets on the same line are on the...

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    Did you know... Symptom Keyboard commands or keystrokes are not recognized by your Notebook. Fn+Num Lk or Shift+Num Lk does not turn the internal NumLock on. When typing, some of the letter keys return numbers to the screen. Cursor jumps to a different location while typing.

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    Keyboard and TouchPad Symptom Problem (cont’d) Program in use has stopped responding Cursor does to commands. not respond. TouchPad needs to be cleaned. Solution Turn off your Notebook using your keyboard. 1. Press the Ctrl and Esc keys simultaneously. 2. From the Windows Start menu, use the arrow keys to select Shut Down...

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    Keyboard and TouchPad Symptom Problem (cont’d) The TouchPad sensitivity Cursor does settings may not respond. need adjustment. TouchPad has been set up to interpret TouchPad taps as clicks, and this setting may need adjustment. The PageUp, PageDown, Home, or End keys were accidentally pressed while typing.

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    Memory Symptom Problem Insufficient All available memory memory is used by open message is programs and displayed. memory is needed for the desired task. PC Cards Symptom Problem Your Notebook PC Card is not fully does not inserted in recognize the the slot or is PC Card.

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