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    Mini User Guide...

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    Product notice This user guide describes features that are common to most models. Some features may not be available on your computer. To obtain the latest information in the Mini User Guide, go to the HP Web site at http://www.hp.com/support.

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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 optional printer, or a soft surface, such as pillows or rugs or clothing, to block airflow.

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    Safety warning notice...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Getting started Using HP QuickWeb (select models only) ... 2 2 Knowing the parts Identifying the hardware ... 3 Top components ... 3 Front components ... 5 Right-side components ... 6 Left-side components ... 7 Display components ... 8 Bottom components ...

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    Connecting to a wireless network ... 27 Using wireless devices ... 27 Using a WLAN ... 29 Using HP Mobile Broadband (select models only) ... 33 Inserting a SIM ... 33 Removing a SIM ... 34 Using Bluetooth wireless devices ... 36 Identifying low battery levels ...

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    Bluetooth and Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) ... 36 5 Multimedia Multimedia features ... 37 Identifying your multimedia components ... 37 Adjusting the volume ... 39 Using the media activity action keys ... 41 Multimedia software ... 41 Using preinstalled multimedia software ... 42 Installing multimedia software from the Internet ...

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    9 Pointing devices and keyboard Setting pointing device preferences ... 57 Using the TouchPad ... 57 Scrolling ... 57 Pinching ... 58 Rotating ... 58 Connecting an external mouse ... 59 Using the keyboard ... 59 Using the action keys ... 59 Using hotkeys ...

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    Restoring default settings in Setup Utility ... 78 Exiting Setup Utility ... 78 Setup Utility menus ... 79 Main menu ... 79 Security menu ... 79 System Configuration menu ... 79 Diagnostics menu ... 80 Index ... 81...

  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting started Your computer's main operating system is Microsoft® Windows®. Your computer may also feature HP QuickWeb (select models only). ● The Microsoft Windows operating system displays the desktop on the display and controls your computer's hardware, peripherals, and software programs.

  • Page 12: Using Hp Quickweb (select Models Only)

    Select Start, click the arrow next to the Shut down button, and then click Restart. Your computer ▲ restarts and displays the HP QuickWeb Home screen. NOTE: To learn more about HP QuickWeb, refer to the software Help included with QuickWeb. Chapter 1 Getting started...

  • Page 13: Knowing The Parts Identifying The Hardware, Top Components, Touchpad

    Knowing the parts Identifying the hardware Components included with the computer may vary by region and model. The illustrations in this chapter identify the standard features on most computer models. To see a list of hardware installed in the computer: Select Start >...

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    Right TouchPad button* *This table describes factory settings. To view or change pointing device preferences, select Start > Devices and Printers. Then, right-click the icon representing your device, and select Mouse settings. Lights Component TouchPad light Caps lock light Mute light Wireless light Chapter 2 Knowing the parts Functions like the right button on an external mouse.

  • Page 15: Front Components, Keys

    Keys Component Action keys Windows® logo key Windows applications key Front components Component Speakers (2) Description Execute frequently used system functions. Executes frequently used system functions when pressed in combination with a function key or the key. Displays the Windows Start menu. Displays a shortcut menu for items beneath the pointer.

  • Page 16: Right-side Components

    Right-side components Component Digital Media Slot Power switch Power light Vent USB ports (2) Chapter 2 Knowing the parts Description Supports the following optional digital card formats: ● Memory Stick (MS) ● MS/Pro ● MultiMediaCard (MMC) ● Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Memory Card (standard and large size) ●...

  • Page 17: Left-side Components

    ● Blinking white: The hard drive is being accessed. ● Amber (select models only): HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection has temporarily parked the hard drive. Identifying the hardware...

  • Page 18: Display Components

    Component USB port Audio-out (headphone) jack/Audio-in (microphone) jack Display components Component Internal display switch Webcam light Chapter 2 Knowing the parts Description Connects an optional USB device. Produces sound when connected to optional powered stereo speakers, headphones, earbuds, a headset, or television audio.

  • Page 19: Bottom Components, Removing The Bottom Panel

    Component Webcam Internal microphone Bottom components Component Battery release latches (2) Battery bay Removing the bottom panel Removing the bottom panel allows access to the memory module compartment, SIM card insertion slot, regulatory label, and other important components. To remove the bottom panel: Disconnect the computer from AC power.

  • Page 20: Wireless Antennas

    Press the inner release latches (2) on the left and right sides to loosen the bottom panel. Pull away the bottom panel (3). Wireless antennas Component WWAN antennas (2) (select models only)* Chapter 2 Knowing the parts Description Send and receive wireless signals to communicate with wireless wide-area networks (WWANs).

  • Page 21: Additional Hardware Components, Identifying The Labels

    Component WLAN antennas (2)* *The antennas are not visible from the outside of the computer. For optimal transmission, keep the areas immediately around the antennas free from obstructions. To see wireless regulatory notices, refer to the section of the Regulatory, Safety and Environmental Notices that applies to your country or region.

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    ◦ The serial number of your HP Mobile Broadband Module (select models only). The regulatory label is located under the bottom panel of the computer. To access the regulatory label in your computer, refer to the section “Removing the bottom panel,” earlier in this chapter.

  • Page 23: Power Management Setting Power Options, Using Power-saving States, Initiating And Exiting Sleep

    Power management Setting power options Using power-saving states The computer has two power-saving states enabled at the factory: Sleep and Hibernation. When Sleep is initiated, the power light blinks and the screen clears. Your work is saved to memory, letting you exit the Sleep state faster than exiting Hibernation. If the computer is in the Sleep state for an extended period or if the battery reaches a critical battery level while in the Sleep state, the computer initiates Hibernation.

  • Page 24: Using Power Plans, Initiating And Exiting Hibernation, Viewing The Current Power Plan

    A power plan is a collection of system settings that manages how the computer uses power. Power plans can help you conserve power and maximize computer performance. The following power plans are available: ● HP recommended ● High performance ●...

  • Page 25: Setting Password Protection Upon Exiting Sleep Or Hibernation, Using External Ac Power, Customizing Power Plans

    To reduce potential safety issues, use only the AC adapter provided with the computer, a replacement AC adapter provided by HP, or a compatible AC adapter purchased from HP. Connect the computer to external AC power under any of the following conditions: WARNING! Do not charge the battery while you are onboard aircraft.

  • Page 26: Connecting The Ac Adapter, Using Battery Power

    WARNING! To reduce potential safety issues, use only the battery provided with the computer, a replacement battery provided by HP, or a compatible battery purchased from HP. Chapter 3 Power management action key or reconnect the AC adapter.

  • Page 27: Displaying The Remaining Battery Charge, Finding Battery Information In Help And Support, Using Battery Check

    Battery life varies, depending on power management settings, programs running on the computer, display brightness, external devices connected to the computer, and other factors. Displaying the remaining battery charge Move the pointer over the Battery Meter icon in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar. ▲...

  • Page 28: Charging A Battery

    Align the tabs on the battery with the notches on the computer, and then insert the battery into the battery bay. The battery release latches automatically lock the battery into place. To remove the battery: Turn the computer upside down on a flat surface. Slide the battery release latches (1) to release the battery, and then remove the battery (2).

  • Page 29: Maximizing Battery Discharge Time, Managing Low Battery Levels, Identifying Low Battery Levels

    Charging may take longer if a battery is new, has been unused for 2 weeks or more, or is much warmer or cooler than room temperature. To prolong battery life and optimize the accuracy of battery charge displays, follow these recommendations: ●...

  • Page 30: Resolving A Low Battery Level, Calibrating A Battery, Step 1: Fully Charge The Battery

    The computer takes the following actions for a critical battery level: ● If Hibernation is enabled and the computer is on or in Sleep, the computer initiates Hibernation. ● If Hibernation is disabled and the computer is on or in Sleep, the computer remains briefly in Sleep, and then shuts down and loses any unsaved information.

  • Page 31: Step 2: Disable Hibernation And Sleep, Step 3: Discharge The Battery

    To fully charge the battery: Insert the battery into the computer. Connect the computer to an AC adapter and then plug the adapter into external power. The battery light on the computer turns amber. Leave the computer plugged into external power until the battery is fully charged. The battery light on the computer turns white.

  • Page 32: Step 4: Fully Recharge The Battery, Step 5: Reenable Hibernation And Sleep, Conserving Battery Power

    To discharge a battery: Unplug the computer from its external power source, but do not turn off the computer. Run the computer on battery power until the battery is discharged. The battery light begins to blink amber when the battery has discharged to a low battery level. When the battery is discharged, the battery light turns off and the computer shuts down.

  • Page 33: Storing A Battery, Disposing Of A Used Battery, Shutting Down The Computer

    ● Use the ● If you leave your work, initiate Sleep or Hibernation, or shut down the computer. Storing a battery CAUTION: To prevent damage to a battery, do not expose it to high temperatures for extended periods of time. If a computer is unused and unplugged from external power for more than 2 weeks, remove the battery and store it separately.

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    If the computer is unresponsive and you are unable to use the preceding shut down procedures, try the following emergency procedures in the sequence provided: ● Press ctrl+alt+delete, and then click the Power button. ● Slide and hold the power switch for at least 5 seconds. ●...

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    Internet Your computer supports the following types of Internet access: ● Wired—You can access the Internet by connecting to a broadband network using the RJ-45 (network) jack. ● Wireless—For mobile Internet access, you can use a wireless connection. To learn about setting up a wireless network or adding your computer to an existing network, refer to the “Connecting to a wireless network”...

  • Page 36: Connecting To A Wired Network

    Connecting to a wired network Connecting to a local area network (LAN) requires an 8-pin, RJ-45 network cable (purchased separately). If the network cable contains noise suppression circuitry (1), which prevents interference from TV and radio reception, orient the circuitry end of the cable (2) toward the computer. To connect the network cable: WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock, fire, or damage to the equipment, do not plug a modem...

  • Page 37: Connecting To A Wireless Network, Using Wireless Devices, Identifying Wireless And Network Icons

    ● HP Mobile Broadband Module (select models only)—A wireless wide area network (WWAN) device that provides access to information wherever mobile network operator service is available. In a WWAN, each mobile device communicates to a mobile network operator’s base station. Mobile network operators install networks of base stations (similar to cell phone towers) throughout large geographic areas, effectively providing coverage across entire states, regions, or even countries.

  • Page 38: Using The Wireless Controls, Using The Wireless Action Key

    Using HP Connection Manager (select models only) You can use HP Connection Manager to connect to WWANs using the HP Mobile Broadband device in your computer (select models only).

  • Page 39: Using Wireless Assistant Software, Using Operating System Controls, Using A Wlan

    If the wireless icon is not displayed in the notification area, complete the following steps to change Wireless Assistant properties: Select Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > HP Wireless Assistant. Click Properties. Select the check box next to HP Wireless Assistant icon in notification area.

  • Page 40: Setting Up A Wlan, Protecting Your Wlan

    NOTE: The terms wireless router and wireless access point are often used interchangeably. ● A large-scale WLAN, such as a corporate or public WLAN, typically uses wireless access points that can accommodate a large number of devices and accessories and can separate critical network functions.

  • Page 41: Connecting To A Wlan

    (uninvited) or capture information being sent across it. However, you can take precautions to protect your WLAN: ● Use a wireless transmitter with built-in security Many wireless base stations, gateways, or routers provide built-in security features such as wireless security protocols and firewalls. With the correct wireless transmitter, you can protect your network from the most common wireless security risks.

  • Page 42: Roaming To Another Network

    NOTE: The functional range (how far your wireless signals travel) depends on WLAN implementation, router manufacturer, and interference from other electronic devices or structural barriers such as walls and floors. More information about using a WLAN is available through the following resources: ●...

  • Page 43: Using Hp Mobile Broadband (select Models Only), Inserting A Sim

    HP Mobile Broadband enables your computer to use wireless wide area networks (WWANs) to access the Internet from more places and over larger areas than it can by using WLANs. Using HP Mobile Broadband requires a network service provider (called a mobile network operator), which in most cases is a mobile phone network operator.

  • Page 44: Removing A Sim

    Insert the SIM into the SIM slot, and gently push the SIM into the slot until it is firmly seated. Replace the battery. NOTE: If the battery is not replaced, HP Mobile Broadband is disabled. Reconnect external power. Reconnect external devices.

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    Turn the computer upside down on a flat surface, with the battery bay toward you. Remove the battery. Press in on the SIM, and then remove it from the slot. Replace the battery and the back cover. Reconnect external power. Reconnect external devices. Turn on the computer. Using HP Mobile Broadband (select models only)

  • Page 46: Using Bluetooth Wireless Devices, Bluetooth And Internet Connection Sharing (ics)

    Bluetooth and Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) HP does not recommend setting up one computer with Bluetooth as a host and using it as a gateway through which other computers may connect to the Internet. When two or more computers are connected using Bluetooth, and Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) is enabled on one of the computers, the other computers may not be able to connect to the Internet using the Bluetooth network.

  • Page 47: Multimedia Multimedia Features, Identifying Your Multimedia Components

    Multimedia Multimedia features Your computer includes multimedia features that allow you to listen to music, watch movies, and view pictures. Your computer may include the following multimedia components: ● Integrated speakers for listening to music ● Integrated webcam that allows you to capture photographs and videos ●...

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    Component Webcam light Webcam Internal microphone Speakers (2) Volume mute action key (f11) Volume up action key (f10) Chapter 5 Multimedia Description On: The webcam is in use. Records video and captures still photographs. NOTE: To capture and edit videos, you can use the preinstalled Arcsoft WebCam Companion 3 software Records sound.

  • Page 49: Adjusting The Volume

    Component Volume down action key (f9) Audio-out (headphone) jack/Audio-in (microphone) jack Adjusting the volume You can adjust the volume using the following computer volume action keys: ● To decrease volume, press the volume down action key (f9) (1). ● To increase volume, press the volume up action key (f10) (2). ●...

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    If the Speakers icon is not displayed in the notification area, follow these steps to add it: Right-click the Show hidden icons icon (the arrow at far left of the notification area). Click Customize notification icons. Under Behaviors, select Show icon and notifications for the Speakers icon. Click OK.

  • Page 51: Using The Media Activity Action Keys, Multimedia Software

    Using the media activity action keys The media activity action keys control the play of an audio CD or a DVD or BD that is inserted into an external optical drive (purchased separately). NOTE: The external optical drive must be connected to a USB port on the computer, not to a USB port on another external device, such as a hub.

  • Page 52: Using Preinstalled Multimedia Software, Installing Multimedia Software From The Internet

    Using preinstalled multimedia software To locate preinstalled multimedia software: Select Start > All Programs, and then open the multimedia program you want to use. For example, ▲ if you want to use Windows Media Player (select models only), click Windows Media Player. NOTE: Some programs may be located in subfolders.

  • Page 53: Audio, Connecting External Audio Devices, Checking Your Audio Functions

    Audio Your computer has a variety of audio features that allow you to: ● Play music using your computer speakers and/or connected external speakers. ● Record sound using the internal microphone or an optional external headset microphone. ● Download music from the Internet. ●...

  • Page 54: Video, Connecting An External Monitor Or Projector

    To confirm or change the audio settings on your computer, select Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound. Video Your computer enables you to use a variety of video features: ● Watch movies ● Play games over the Internet ●...

  • Page 55: Webcam

    Webcam Your computer includes an integrated webcam, located at the top of the display. The webcam is an input device that allows you to record video and capture still photographs. NOTE: To record and edit videos, you can use the preinstalled Arcsoft WebCam Companion 3 To access the webcam using Arcsoft WebCam Companion 3 software: Select Start >...

  • Page 56: Security Protecting The Computer, Using Passwords

    Security Protecting the computer Standard security features provided by the Windows operating system and the non-Windows Setup Utility can protect your personal settings and data from a variety of risks. Follow the procedures in this chapter to use the following features: ●...

  • Page 57: Setting Passwords In Windows, Setting Passwords In Setup Utility

    You can use the same password for a Setup Utility feature and for a Windows security feature. You can also use the same password for more than one Setup Utility feature. Use the following guidelines when setting a password in Setup Utility: ●...

  • Page 58: Administrator Password, Power-on Password, Managing An Administrator Password, Entering An Administrator Password

    Administrator password Your administrator password protects the configuration settings and system identification information in Setup Utility. After this password is set, you must enter it each time you access Setup Utility. Your administrator password is not interchangeable with an administrator password set in Windows, nor is it displayed as it is set, entered, changed, or deleted.

  • Page 59: Managing A Power-on Password, Entering A Power-on Password

    Managing a power-on password To set, change, or delete this password, follow these steps: Open Setup Utility by turning on or restarting the computer, and then pressing = BIOS Setup Options” message is displayed in the lower-left corner of the screen. Use the arrow keys to select Security >...

  • Page 60: Using Antivirus Software

    To access Norton Internet Security, or to get more information about it, select Start > All Programs > Norton Internet Security. NOTE: HP recommends that you always update the antivirus software to help protect your computer. NOTE: For more information about computer viruses, type viruses in the Search box in Help and Support.

  • Page 61: Using Firewall Software

    Using firewall software When you use the computer for e-mail, network, or Internet access, unauthorized persons may be able to gain access to the computer, your personal files, and information about you. Use the firewall software preinstalled on the computer to protect your privacy. Firewall features include logging and reporting of network activity, and automatic monitoring of all incoming and outgoing traffic.

  • Page 62: Installing Critical Updates

    Installing critical updates CAUTION: Microsoft sends alerts regarding critical updates. To protect the computer from security breaches and computer viruses, install all critical updates from Microsoft as soon as you receive an alert. Updates to the operating system and other software may have become available after the computer was shipped.

  • Page 63: Inserting A Digital Card

    Digital cards Optional digital cards provide secure data storage and convenient data sharing. These cards are often used with digital media–equipped cameras and PDAs as well as with other devices. The Digital Media Slot supports the following formats: ● Memory Stick (MS) ●...

  • Page 64: Removing A Digital Card

    Removing a digital card CAUTION: To prevent loss of information or an unresponsive system, use the following procedure to safely remove the digital card. Save your information and close all programs associated with the digital card. NOTE: To stop a data transfer, click Cancel in the operating system Copying window. To remove a digital card: Click the Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar.

  • Page 65: Usb Devices Using A Usb Device, Connecting A Usb Device, Removing A Usb Device

    USB devices Using a USB device Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a hardware interface that can be used to connect an optional external device, such as a USB keyboard, mouse, drive, printer, scanner, or hub. Devices can be connected to the system.

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    CAUTION: To prevent damage to a USB connector, do not pull on the cable to remove the USB device. To remove a USB device: Click the Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar.

  • Page 67: Setting Pointing Device Preferences, Using The Touchpad, Scrolling

    Pointing devices and keyboard Setting pointing device preferences Use Mouse Properties in Windows® to customize settings for pointing devices, such as button configuration, click speed, and pointer options. To access Mouse Properties, select Start > Devices and Printers. Then, right-click the device representing your device, and select Mouse settings.

  • Page 68: Pinching, Rotating

    Pinching Pinching allows you to zoom in or out on items such as PDFs, images, and photos. To pinch: ● Zoom in by holding two fingers together on the TouchPad, and then pull the fingers apart to increase an object's size. ●...

  • Page 69: Connecting An External Mouse, Using The Keyboard, Using The Action Keys

    Connecting an external mouse You can connect an external USB mouse to the computer using one of the USB ports on the computer. Using the keyboard Using the action keys Action keys are customized actions that are assigned to specific keys at the top of the keyboard. To use an action key, press and hold this key to activate the assigned function.

  • Page 70: Using Hotkeys

    Icon prt sc Using hotkeys Hotkeys are combinations of the Chapter 9 Pointing devices and keyboard Description Increases the screen brightness level incrementally when you hold down this key. Switches the screen image among display devices connected to the system. For example, if a monitor is connected to the computer, pressing this key alternates the screen image from computer display to monitor display to simultaneous display on both the computer and the monitor.

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    Function Display system information. To use a hotkey command on the computer keyboard, follow either of these steps: ● Briefly press the key, and then briefly press the second key of the hotkey command. – or – ● Press and hold down the release both keys at the same time.

  • Page 72: Using The Touch Screen (select Models Only), Tapping (or Clicking), Flicking, Dragging, Scrolling

    Using the touch screen (select models only) Some computer models allow you to use your fingers to perform certain actions on the touch screen. NOTE: The instructions in this section are based on the preferences set at the factory. To modify settings for recognized clicks and flicks, select Start >...

  • Page 73: Rotating, Pinching

    Rotating Rotating allows you rotate items such as photos and pages. To rotate, anchor your thumb on the screen, and then move your forefinger in a semicircular motion around your thumb. Pinching Pinching allows you to zoom in or out on items such as PDFs, images, and photos. To pinch: ●...

  • Page 74: Setting Touch Screen Preferences

    Setting touch screen preferences To set preferences for visual feedback, select Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > ▲ Pen and Touch. These preferences are specific to the touch screen and the computer. To set preferences for left-handed or right-handed users, select Start > Control Panel > Hardware ▲...

  • Page 75: Drives Identifying Installed Drives, Handling Drives

    10 Drives Identifying installed drives To view the drives installed on the computer, select Start > Computer. 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. Identifying installed drives...

  • Page 76: Using External Drives

    CAUTION: To reduce the risk of damage to the computer, damage to a drive, or loss of information, observe these precautions: Before you move a computer that is connected to an external hard drive, initiate Sleep and allow the screen to clear, or properly disconnect the external hard drive. Before handling a drive, discharge static electricity by touching the unpainted metal surface of the drive.

  • Page 77: Using Optional External Devices

    Using optional external devices NOTE: For more information about required software and drivers, or to learn which device port to use, refer to the manufacturer's instructions. To connect an external device: CAUTION: To reduce the risk of damage to the equipment when connecting a powered device, be sure that the computer is turned off and the AC power cord is unplugged.

  • Page 78: Memory Modules

    11 Memory modules The computer has one memory module compartment, which is located on the bottom of the computer, beneath the removable bottom panel. The memory capacity of the computer can be upgraded by replacing the existing memory module in the memory module slot. WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock and damage to the equipment, unplug the power cord and remove all batteries before installing a memory module.

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    Remove the existing memory module: Pull away the retention clips (1) on each side of the memory module. The memory module tilts up. CAUTION: To prevent damage to the memory module, hold the memory module by the edges only. Do not touch the components on the memory module. Grasp the edge of the memory module (2), and gently pull the module out of the memory module slot.

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    CAUTION: To prevent damage to the memory module, hold the memory module by the edges only. Do not touch the components on the memory module, and do not bend the memory module. Align the notch (1) in the memory module with the tab in the memory module slot. With the memory module at a 45–degree angle from the surface of the memory module compartment, press the module (2) into the memory module slot until it is seated.

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    Replace the battery (3). NOTE: For more information, refer to the section “Inserting and removing the battery,” earlier in this guide. Turn the computer right-side up, and then reconnect external power and external devices. Turn on the computer.

  • Page 82: Updating Software

    12 Updating software Updated versions of the software provided with your computer may be available on the HP Web site. Most software and BIOS updates on the HP Web site are packaged in compressed files called SoftPaqs. Some download packages contain a file named Readme.txt, which contains information regarding installing and troubleshooting the file.

  • Page 83: Determining The Bios Version, Downloading A Bios Update

    Do not insert, remove, connect, or disconnect any device, cable, or cord. To download a BIOS update: Access the page on the HP Web site that provides software for your computer: Select Start > Help and Support, and then select the software and drivers update.

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    NOTE: If you connect your computer to a network, consult the network administrator before installing any software updates, especially system BIOS updates. BIOS installation procedures vary. Follow any instructions that are displayed on the screen after the download is complete. If no instructions are displayed, follow these steps: Open Windows Explorer by selecting Start >...

  • Page 85: Updating Programs And Drivers

    To download and install software other than a BIOS update, follow these steps: Access the page on the HP Web site that provides software for your computer: Select Start > Help and Support, and then select the software and drivers update.

  • Page 86: Disabling And Enabling Quickweb

    NOTE: The HP QuickWeb Configuration Tool can also be accessed by selecting Start > Control Panel, and then clicking the View by arrow. Select Large icons or Small icons to locate the HP QuickWeb Configuration Tool. Chapter 13 Changing QuickWeb settings...

  • Page 87: Setup Utility Starting Setup Utility, Using Setup Utility, Changing The Language Of Setup Utility

    14 Setup Utility Starting Setup Utility Setup Utility is a ROM-based information and customization utility that can be used even when your Windows operating system is not working. The utility reports information about the computer and provides settings for startup, security, and other preferences.

  • Page 88: Displaying System Information, Restoring Default Settings In Setup Utility, Exiting Setup Utility

    ● To select an item, press enter. ● To close a text box or return to the menu display, press esc. ● To display additional navigation and selection information while Setup Utility is open, press f1. Displaying system information The following procedure explains how to display system information in Setup Utility. If Setup Utility is not open, begin at step 1.

  • Page 89: Main Menu, Security Menu, System Configuration Menu, Setup Utility Menus

    ● Delay (sec.)―Set the delay for the of Setup Utility in intervals of 5 seconds each (0, 5, 10, 15, 20). ● HP QuickWeb—Enable/disable the QuickWeb Boot menu in Setup Utility. ● Internal Network Adapter boot―Enable/disable boot from Internal Network Adapter.

  • Page 90: Diagnostics Menu

    Select Diagnostics menu Select Hard Disk Self Test (select models only) Memory Test Chapter 14 Setup Utility To do this ◦ USB Card Reader ◦ Network adapter NOTE: Only the devices attached to the system appear in the boot order menu. To do this Run a comprehensive self-test on the hard drive.

  • Page 91: Index

    Index AC adapter connecting 16 identifying 11 action keys 5 administrator password creating 48 entering 48 managing 48 airport security devices 66 antennas 10 applications key, Windows 5 audio devices, connecting external 43 audio functions, checking 43 audio-in (microphone) jack 8, 39 audio-out (headphone) jack 8, battery calibrating 20...

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    20 initiating 14 hotkeys description 60 using 61 HP Connection Manager software 28 HP Mobile Broadband Module 33 HP Mobile Broadband, disabled 33 hubs 55 icons Connection Manager 27 network 27 wired network 27 wireless 27...

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    33 removing 34 Sleep exiting 13 initiating 13 software HP Connection Manager 28 installing 42 multimedia 42 Windows Media Player 42 speakers 5 speakers, identifying 38 storing battery 23 System Configuration menu 79 system information 79 temperature 23 TouchPad...

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