HP OmniBook 800 Evaluator Manual

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    HP OmniBook 800 Corporate Evaluator’s Guide...

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    Notice This manual and any examples contained herein are provided “as is” and are subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard Company makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this manual, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard Co.

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    Agreement. Product Recovery CD -ROM. If your computer was shipped with a product recovery CD-ROM: (i) The product recovery CD-ROM and/or support utility software may only be used for restoring the hard disk drive of the HP computer with which...

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    the product recovery CD-ROM was originally provided. (ii) The use of any operating system software by Microsoft contained in any such product recovery CD-ROM shall be governed by the Microsoft End User License Agreement (EULA). Transfer of Rights in Software. Customer may transfer rights in the software to a third party only as part of the transfer of all rights and only if Customer obtains the prior agreement of the third party to be bound by the terms of this License...

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    Contents 1. Introduction ... 1-1 Taking Inventory ... 1-4 Included in the OmniBook 800 box ... 1-4 Model and configuration ... 1-4 Power Management ... 1-5 To start the OmniBook ... 1-5 To stop the OmniBook ... 1-5 Effects of stopping the OmniBook ... 1-6 Power states after stopping the OmniBook ...

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    To connect a serial mouse ... 2-13 3. Using Windows 95 ... 3-1 Installing Windows 95 ... 3-3 To prepare for software installation ... 3-3 To install Windows 95 ... 3-4 To install video support ... 3-6 To install sound support ... 3-7 To install mouse support ...

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    5. Using Windows NT 4.0 ... 5-1 Installing Windows NT 4.0 ... 5-3 To disable infrared ... 5-3 To install Windows NT 4.0 ... 5-3 To install video support ... 5-5 To install sound support ... 5-6 To install mouse support ... 5-7 To install PC card support ...

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    Technical Specifications ... 8-9 Getting Assistance and Support ... 8-13 To look up technical information ... 8-14 To get HP OmniBook assistance ... 8-18 To find electronic support services ... 8-19 To contact Customer Support ... 8-21 To get repair assistance ... 8-22 Hewlett-Packard Limited Warranty Summary ...

  • Page 9: Introduction

    Introduction...

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    Much of this information is derived from our standard documentation and is consolidated here. The exceptionally portable Hewlett-Packard OmniBook 800 features the following: Intel Pentium 166 MHz processor with MMX technology. Up to 80 MB of RAM.

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    A three-year worldwide limited warranty affirms the OmniBook 800's unmatched quality and reliability. HP's unlimited customer service has earned top ratings for notebook service and support and is available for the price of the phone call.

  • Page 12: Taking Inventory, Included In The Omnibook 800 Box, Model And Configuration

    Introduction Taking Inventory Taking Inventory This section describes: What’s included in the OmniBook 800 box. OmniBook 800 configuration information. Included in the OmniBook 800 box HP OmniBook 800. Installation and Setup guide. Microsoft Windows 95 manual and Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Page 13: Power Management, To Start The Omnibook, To Stop The Omnibook

    Power Management The OmniBook offers power states to accommodate different situations. The blue On/Off button is the typical method for starting and stopping your OmniBook; however, additional methods allow you to manage power efficiently. This section describes the following: Starting the OmniBook. Different ways to stop the OmniBook.

  • Page 14: Effects Of Stopping The Omnibook

    Introduction Power Management To shut down without saving your session: shut down Windows, then press the Ctrl+Alt+On/Off. (Windows 95 automatically turns off the OmniBook when you shut down.) Effects of stopping the OmniBook When you press this: The OmniBook does this: On/Off button Turns off the display.

  • Page 15: Power States After Stopping The Omnibook

    Power states after stopping the OmniBook Method of Stopping Power State On/Off button Display Off (with ac adapter) On/Off button Suspend (no ac adapter) Ctrl+Alt+On/Off button The Windows 95 Start button provides two commands that stop the OmniBook. Suspend changes the OmniBook to the Suspend state. Shut Down (shut down the computer) changes the OmniBook to the Off state.

  • Page 16: Recovering Files, Drivers, And Applications

    Introduction Recovering Files, Drivers, and Applications Recovering Files, Drivers, and Applications This section describes how to recover lost OmniBook files, drivers, and HP applications, as well as information about recovering a damaged hard disk drive or lost Recovery CD. In this section you’ll find information about the following: Using the OmniBook Recovery CD.

  • Page 17: Contents Of The Recovery Cd

    Windows for Workgroups. Installs necessary drivers and optional OmniBook software for an HP-type load. HPUTILS For Windows 3.1, 3.11, and 95: Use this to pick and install optional HP OmniBook applications, including Appointment Book, Phone Book, Calculator, the online User’s Guide, Tools, Diagnostics, and icon-strip printing.

  • Page 18: To Install Drivers, Applications, And Online Manuals, To Use The Recovery Cd Programming Service

    If you need to recover an operating system, OmniBook drivers, or any other program on the Recovery CD, but do not have access to a CD-ROM drive, HP Service can recover these files for you. The cost is a standard charge equal to one-half the hourly labor rate.

  • Page 19: To Recover A Damaged Recovery Cd Or Hard Disk Drive, To Update The Bios

    If you lose or damage the Recovery CD, take your OmniBook and Certificate of Authenticity to an HP Service Center to be programmed. If you mail your OmniBook for this service, you must provide a photocopy of the Certificate of Authenticity along with payment.

  • Page 20: Using Omnibook Security, To Use Password Security

    Introduction Using OmniBook Security Using OmniBook Security Your OmniBook provides several ways for you to identify and protect your computer including the following: Using password security. Setting up drive lock security and password protection. Attaching a security cable. To use password security You can protect your OmniBook against unauthorized use by activating password security.

  • Page 21: To Use Drive Lock Security

    You can reenter your same password in the Old Password, New Password and Verify New Password fields. If you do not, your hard disk drive will be unprotected. HP can remove forgotten passwords. Refer to the Chapter on OmniBook support. C A U T I O N Store a copy of your password in a safe place.

  • Page 22: To Disable Drive Lock, To Attach A Security Cable

    Introduction Using OmniBook Security To disable drive lock Drive lock is enabled by default, but can be disabled. 1. Press F2 when prompted during bootup to start the System Configuration Utility. 2. Select Password, then select Password Options. 3. Select Disable Hard Drive Lock, then press the space bar. 4.

  • Page 23: Identifying System Resources

    Identifying System Resources These default values offer maximum utility for most users; however, alternate configurations exist in the System Configuration Utility, which lists port and audio device configurations in the Input/Output menu. The tables in this section show initial resource usage. Plug-and-play operating systems, drivers, and the SCU, may change some entries.

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    Introduction Identifying System Resources System Input/Output Addresses (100-3FF) 1F0-1F7 Internal hard disk drive 200-207 Joystick 220-22F ESS sound 330-331 MPU 401 (MIDI) 378-37F LPT1 (printer port) 388-38B Sound 3B0-3BB VGA adapter 3C0-3DF VGA adapter 3E0-3E1 PC card bridge on PCI 3F0-3F5 Floppy controller Primary HDD controller...

  • Page 25: Using Windows 3.x

    Using Windows 3.x...

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    Note If you chose Windows for Workgroups 3.11 during the initial setup of the OmniBook 800, you can make copies of the MS-DOS and Windows for Workgroups Disks from the Hard Drive. When Windows starts for the first time, it asks you to make these disks, or you can click the Make OmniBook Installation Disks icon in the OmniBook group.

  • Page 27: Installing Windows 3.x, To Reformat The Hard Drive, To Install Ms-dos

    Installing Windows 3.x This section describes how to set up the operating system and drivers including the following: Reformatting the hard drive. Installing MS-DOS. Installing Windows 3.1 or Windows for Workgroups 3.11. Installing Windows 3.x device drivers. To reformat the hard drive 1.

  • Page 28: To Install Windows 3.1 Or Windows For Workgroups 3.11, To Install Windows 3.x Device Drivers

    8. Remove the floppy disk and click Restart Computer. To install Windows 3.x device drivers This procedure edits your AUTOEXEC.BAT, CONFIG.SYS, CONTROL.INI, PROGMANN.INI, WIN.INI, and SYSTEM.INI to support OmniBook 800 devices and creates a backup of the original files. This program will install device driver support for: Video.

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    Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows 3.1 or Windows for Workgroups 3.11 installed. OmniBook 800 Windows 3.x Driver Setup Program. Location: Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\WFW_DRV. Copy this program to four floppy disks or install it from the CD-ROM. OmniBook Support Utility Disk is required if you install from CD-ROM.

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    Using Windows 3.x Installing Windows 3.x SETUP terse The command-line switches can be combined, for example: SETUP ir+ terse...

  • Page 31: Installing Cards, To Install A Xircom Ethernet Iips Pc Card

    Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter. To install a Xircom Ethernet IIps PC card Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows for Workgroups 3.11 installed. Xircom Ethernet IIps PC card. Xircom Network Driver Disk 2 (Version 2.30 7/25/96). Windows for Workgroups 3.11 installation disks.

  • Page 32: To Install A 3com 3c562 Etherlink Iii Lan+33.6 Modem Pc Card

    Follow the steps to maximize memory on page 2-11, Working With Windows for Workgroups. Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows for Workgroups 3.11 installed. 3Com 3C562 EtherLink III LAN+33.6 Modem PC card. 3Com driver: ELPC3X.DOS (4/30/95). Windows for Workgroups 3.11 installation disks.

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    1. Start Windows for Workgroups. 2. Insert the PC card. 3. From Program Manager, double-click Network group, then Network Setup. 4. If the Drivers button is grayed, click the Networks button, then select Install Microsoft Windows Network, then click OK. 5.

  • Page 34: To Install An Intel Etherexpress Pro/100b Pci Lan Adapter

    Installing Cards To install an Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows for Workgroups 3.11 installed. Intel EtherExpress (TM) PRO/100B PCI adapter (8465B). Intel drivers: E100B.DOS DOS NDIS 2.01 driver version 1.34 03/13/96. E100B.386 Windows for Workgroups version 1.70 05/01/96.

  • Page 35: Working With Windows For Workgroups, To Maximize Memory

    Working with Windows for Workgroups This section describes how to customize the OmniBook for use with Windows for Workgroups including the following: Maximizing memory. Increasing performance. Using DriveSpace compression. Setting up the Infrared Monitor. Connecting a Serial Mouse. To maximize memory Certain situations require a large segment of conventional memory.

  • Page 36: To Increase Performance, To Use Drivespace Compression, To Setup The Infrared Monitor

    Using Windows 3.x Working with Windows for Workgroups To increase performance In Windows for Workgroups, you can optimize the amount of memory reserved for reading and writing files. 1. From Control Panel, double-click Enhanced. 2. Click Virtual Memory, then click Change. 3.

  • Page 37: To Connect A Serial Mouse

    3. Change the Mouse type to Mouse System Serial or Bus Mouse, then click OK. 4. If prompted for the Mouse driver: If using the default HP Windows for Workgroups load type C:\MASTERS. If using a custom load type A:\ and insert the requested Windows installation disk when prompted.

  • Page 39: Using Windows 95

    Using Windows 95...

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    Using Windows 95 Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11 and Windows 95B OEM Service Release 2 come factory-installed on the OmniBook 800. If necessary, the following procedure installs retail Windows 95 and configures appropriate device drivers. Requirements OmniBook 800. Windows 95 Installation CD.

  • Page 41: Installing Windows 95, To Prepare For Software Installation

    Installing sound support. Installing PC card support. To prepare for software installation 1. Insert the OmniBook 800 Support Utility Disk in the A drive. 2. Restart the OmniBook 800. 3. From the MS-DOS menu, choose MS-DOS Prompt With Built-In SCSI CD-ROM Support.

  • Page 42: To Install Windows 95

    Using Windows 95 Installing Windows 95 To install Windows 95 1. Insert the Windows 95 Installation CD in the CD-ROM drive. 2. From the MS-DOS prompt, type G:\SETUP, then press Enter. 3. After the Windows 95 setup program performs a routine check on your system, press Enter to continue.

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    The OmniBook 800 external CD-ROM drive connects to the docking port on the OmniBook 800. This causes Windows 95 to believe that the CD-ROM drive is a docking system. Do the following to correctly configure an undock hardware profile.

  • Page 44: To Install Video Support

    41. Copy the .INF files to the C:\WINDOWS\INF directory. 42. Shutdown and restart Windows 95. To install video support Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows 95 installed. OmniBook 800 driver for video support. Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\WIN95\VIDEO.

  • Page 45: To Install Sound Support, To Install Mouse Support

    To install sound support Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows 95 installed. OmniBook 800 driver for sound support. Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\WIN95\SOUND. 1. From Control Panel, double-click Systems. 2. Click Device Manager. 3. Remove the Unknown Device under Other Devices, then click Close.

  • Page 46: To Install Pc Card Support

    Using Windows 95 Installing Windows 95 To install PC card support Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows 95 installed. HP OmniBook driver for PC card support. Location: OmniBook hard drive or on Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\WIN95\PCCARD\950AONLY 1. From Control Panel, double-click System.

  • Page 47: To Install An Infrared Driver, To Install Scsi Support

    2. Copy the file SCSI.INF to the C:\WINDOWS\INF directory. 3. Click Yes to overwrite the old .INF file with the new .INF file. 4. Connect the External CD-ROM to the OmniBook 800. 5. Open My Computer, Control Panel, then System.

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    Using Windows 95 Installing Windows 95 7. Double-click on the entry under SCSI controllers (for example PCI NCR C810 SCSI Host Adapter). 8. Click the Drivers tab then Change Driver. 9. Click Have Disk. 10. Enter the directory of the SCSI driver and click OK. 11.

  • Page 49: Installing Applications And Dmi Support, To Install Omnibook Applications, To Install Dmi Support

    1. From the \OMNIBOOK\HPUTILS\DISK1 directory on the Recovery CD, double-click SETUP.EXE. The OmniBook Setup menu appears. 2. Click Next at the Welcome screen. 3. Select the HP applications to install, then click Install Now. 4. Click Restart. To install DMI support 1.

  • Page 50: To Install A Xircom Ethernet Iips Pc Card, Installing Cards

    3Com 3C562 EtherLink III LAN+33.6 Modem PC card. Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter. To install a Xircom Ethernet IIps PC card Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows 95 installed. Xircom Ethernet IIps PC card. Xircom driver: XPSNDIS (12/4/95) (Xircom Disk 2, Network Drivers Disk, Version 2.3.

  • Page 51: To Install A 3com Etherlink Iii Lan+33.6 Modem Pc Card

    6. When prompted to restart the computer, remove the disk, then click Yes. To install a 3Com EtherLink III LAN+33.6 Modem PC card Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows 95 installed. 3Com 3C562 EtherLink III LAN + 33.6 Modem PC card. 3Com drivers disk version 5.6.

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    Using Windows 95 Installing Cards 5. Even though the 3Com driver disk is still in the A drive, Windows will prompt you to insert the driver disk. Click OK. 6. A dialog box may be displayed with the following: Windows 95 Can’t Fnd The Driver ELPC3r.vxd 7.

  • Page 53: To Create A Docking Hardware Profile, To Install An Intel Etherexpress Pro/100b Pci Lan Adapter

    To install an Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows 95 installed. Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter. Intel driver: e100b.sys (05/08/96). The first step in installing the network is to create a docking hardware profile before installing the network card.

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    Using Windows 95 Installing Cards The file 82557ndi.dll on Windows 95 CD-ROM could not be found 8. Type A:\ as the path to find the driver, then press Enter. 9. Enter a Workgroup if applicable. 10. Remove the disk from the A drive, then click OK to restart the OmniBook. 11.

  • Page 55: Working With Windows 95, To Automatically Detect A Cd

    Working with Windows 95 This section describes how to customize the OmniBook for use with Windows 95 including the following: Using a CD-ROM drive with ATA-type PC cards. Automatically detecting a CD. Running an MS-DOS program outside Windows 95. Using an external display with MS-DOS. To automatically detect a CD You can set up your system to automatically detect and respond when you insert a CD.

  • Page 56: To Enable Zoomed Video Support, To Disable Zoomed Video Support

    Using Windows 95 Working with Windows 95 To enable Zoomed Video support Zoomed Video is only supported in Windows 95B OEM Service Release 2. The ObZoomV utility is used to enable and disable Zoomed Video Sound. You must have a Zoomed Video PC card installed in the lower PC card slot. If you add a Zoomed Video PC card in the lower PC card slot, its sound capability will not work until you enable Zoomed Video sound.

  • Page 57: Using Windows Nt 3.51

    Using Windows NT 3.51...

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    OmniBook 800. 16 MB of RAM, preferably 32 MB. OmniBook 800 External CD-ROM. Windows NT Workstation version 3.51 CD ROM and three boot disks. Blank floppy disk. OmniBook 800 Windows NT drivers. Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\NT.

  • Page 59: Installing Windows Nt 3.51, To Disable Infrared, To Install Windows Nt 3.51

    Installing Windows NT 3.51 This section describes how to set up the operating system and drivers including the following: Disabling the infrared port. Installing Windows NT 3.51. Installing video support. Installing sound support. To disable infrared Windows NT 3.51 does not support infrared communications. Disable the infrared port on the OmniBook before installing Windows NT.

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    Follow the instructions in the application notes for the network card you are using. Application notes are available on our website at: httefp://www.hp.com/go/omnibook . Sample application notes are included at the end of this chapter. 28. Enter the Administrator password twice, then click Continue.

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    36. Insert a blank floppy disk, then click OK. 37. Remove the floppy disk, then click Restart Computer. To install video support Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 3.51 installed. OmniBook 800 drivers for video support. Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\NT\VIDEO\NT351.

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    14. Click Restart Now to activate the new settings. To install sound support Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 3.51 installed. OmniBook 800 driver for sound support Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\NT\SOUND\NT351. 1. From Control Panel, click Drivers.

  • Page 63: To Install Mouse Support, To Install Scsi Support

    8. Remove any floppy disks, then click Restart Now. To install mouse support Requirements OmniBook 800 with Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 installed. OmniBook 800 drivers for mouse support. Location: OmniBook hard drive or on the Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\NT\MOUSE. 1. Create a directory on the C: drive called \MOUSE 2.

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    C:\ <current WinNT dir>\system32\driver. 2. Rename the file to PCMCIA.OLD. 3. Copy the HP provided PCMCIA.SYS file from the directory of the PC card driver to C:\<current WinNT dir>\system32\driver. 4. Shut down and restart Windows NT to activate the PC card driver.

  • Page 65: To Install The Xircom Ethernet Iips Pc Card, Installing Cards

    3Com 3C562 EtherLink III LAN+33.6 Modem PC card. Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter. To install the Xircom Ethernet IIps PC card Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 3.51 installed. Xircom Ethernet IIps PC card. Windows NT 3.51 CD-ROM. Xircom Drivers Disk v2.30.

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    Using Windows NT 3.51 Installing Cards 6. Enter the directory of the Windows NT 3.51 installation files (D:\i386 if installing from CD-ROM). 7. Select Do Not Detect in the Network Adapter Card Detection window. 8. Click Continue. 9. Select Other Requires Disk From Manufacturer, then click Continue. 10.

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    To install a 3Com 3C562 EtherLink III LAN+33.6 Modem PC card Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 3.51 installed. Windows NT 3.51 CD-ROM. 3Com 3C562 EtherLink III LAN+33.6 Modem PC card. 3Com 3C562 drivers disk version 5.6. Configuration I/O Port: 0x300.

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    23. When prompted, click Restart Computer. To install an Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 3.51 installed. Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN Adapter. Windows NT 3.51 CD-ROM. Intel Drivers Disk. This procedure assumes that Windows NT Networking has not been installed.

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    Refer to the OmniBook Docking System User’s Guide for more information. 2. Turn off and dock the OmniBook. 3. If you are accessing the Windows NT installation files from the CD-ROM, make sure the CD-ROM drive is installed and the floppy disk drive is connected to the parallel port.

  • Page 70: Working With Windows Nt 3.51, Power Management Limitations

    Using Windows NT 3.51 Working with Windows NT 3.51 Working with Windows NT 3.51 This section describes how to customize the OmniBook for use with Windows NT 3.51 including: Power management and Plug and Play with Windows NT 3.51. Desktop mode. Instant On/Off mode.

  • Page 71: Usage Modes

    Usage modes There are two modes of use for the OmniBook: Desktop mode. Instant On/Off mode. Desktop Mode In the Desktop mode, you use your portable like a desktop that you can pick up and take with you. When you need to change hardware (plug in a PC card), or take your portable somewhere else, you shut down Windows NT, then press Ctrl+Alt+Blue button to completely turn off the computer.

  • Page 73: Using Windows Nt 4.0

    Using Windows NT 4.0...

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    OmniBook 800 external CD-ROM drive. Blank floppy disk. 16 MB of RAM (32 MB recommended). Windows NT 4.0 CD-ROM and 3 boot disks. OmniBook 800 drivers Windows NT 4.0. Location: OmniBook hard drive and on the Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\NT.

  • Page 75: Installing Windows Nt 4.0, To Disable Infrared, To Install Windows Nt 4.0

    To install Windows NT 4.0 This installation assumes an external CD-ROM and a previously completed standard HP Windows 95 or Windows for Workgroups installation. 1. Press Ctrl+Alt+On/Off. 2. Connect the CD-ROM drive and insert the Windows NT 4.0 Installation CD.

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    Using Windows NT 4.0 Installing Windows NT 4.0 8. Press Enter to let Setup auto-detect mass storage devices. 9. When prompted, insert Disk 3, then press Enter. 10. Press Enter to accept the IDE CD-ROM and Symbios C810 mass storage device. 11.

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    “OmniBook Windows NT 4.0 Emergency Repair Disk” 33. Press Enter to reboot. To install video support Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 4.0 installed. OmniBook 800 driver for video support. Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\NT\VIDEO\NT40. 1. From Control Panel, double-click Display, then click Settings.

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    15. Click OK to closse Display Properties. To install sound support Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 4.0 installed. OmniBook 800 driver for sound support. Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\NT\SOUND\NT40. 1. From Control Panel, double-click Multimedia, then click Devices.

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    C:\ <current WinNT dir>\system32\driver. 5. Rename the file to PCMCIA.OLD. 6. Copy the HP provided PCMCIA.SYS from the directory of the PC card driver to C:\<current WinNT dir>\system32\driver directory. 7. Shut down and restart Windows NT to activate the PC card driver.

  • Page 80: Installing Mobile Enhancements

    NT 4.0: Advanced Power Management (APM). Plug and Play for PC cards. The following applications: Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 4.0 installed. Windows NT 4.0 OmniBook Mobile Enhancements. Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\NT\PNP_APM.40. Important Please read the online documentation for CardWizard and PowerProfiler before installing the software.

  • Page 81: To Read Cardwizard And Powerprofiler Documentation, To Install Cardwizard

    SETUP. 2. Click Next. 3. Click Next at the Welcome Screen. 4. Confirm that there are no PC cards installed in the OmniBook 800, then click Yes. 5. Click Next to accept the default directory. 6. Choose No, I will restart my computer later, then click Finish.

  • Page 82: To Install Systemsoft Powerprofiler, To Use Powerprofiler With A Cd-rom Drive

    CD-ROM drive installed. 5. Shut down Windows NT 4.0 and reboot. The PowerProfiler "Display Power Down" feature is not implemented on the OmniBook 800. The Display Power Down feature should be left disabled in order for the PowerProfiler to work. 5-10...

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    3Com 3C562 EtherLink III LAN+33.6 Modem PC card. Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter. To install a Xircom Ethernet IIps PC card Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 4.0 installed. Xircom Ethernet IIps PC card. Windows NT 4.0 CD-ROM. Configuration I/O Port: 0x300.

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    17. Click Finish, then click Yes to restart your computer. To install a 3Com EtherLink III LAN+33.6 Modem PC card Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 4.0 installed. Windows NT CD-ROM. 3Com EtherLink III LAN+33.6 Modem PC card. 3Com 3C562 driver disk version 5.6.

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    Com Port: COM2. This procedure assumes Windows NT networking has not been installed. 1. Insert the PC card and connect the CD-ROM drive and floppy drive. 2. Start Windows NT 4.0. 3. Open My Computer, Control Panel, then Network. 4. Click Yes to begin the Windows NT Network Installation. 5.

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    Installing Cards To install an Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter Requirements OmniBook 800 with Windows NT 4.0 installed. Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter. Windows NT 4.0 CD-ROM. This procedure assumes that Windows NT Networking has not been installed.

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    Using Windows NT 4.0 Installing Cards 17. Click Next to start the network. 18. Select whether you are connecting to a workgroup or a domain, and enter the appropriate name for your network. 19. Click Finish, then click Yes to restart your computer. 5-15...

  • Page 88: Working With Windows Nt 4.0, To Use Windows Nt 4.0, To Adjust The Pc Speaker

    Play (PnP) compatible. If you are not using the Windows NT 4.0 OmniBook Mobile Enhancements, the following will occur: PC cards (PCMCIA) cannot be hot swapped into any laptop with Windows NT. Windows NT 4.0 does not support dynamic allocation of resources. PC cards must be inserted into the unit before booting.

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    1. Double-click the Volume icon on the Windows Taskbar. 2. Click Options, then click Properties. 3. Under Show the Following Volume Controls, check PC Speaker. 4. Click OK. PC Speaker now appears as an option in the Master Out box. 5.

  • Page 91: Using Os/2 Warp 4.0

    Using OS/2 Warp 4.0...

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    Hard drive with 80-120 MB of free space. OmniBook 800 CD-ROM. HP OmniBook drivers for OS/2 Warp. If you will be using an OmniBook Docking Station, you will also need the drivers for SCSI. Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in...

  • Page 93: Installing Os/2 Warp 4.0, To Disable Infrared

    Installing OS/2 Warp 4.0 This section describes how to set up the operating system and drivers including the following: Disabling infrared. Preparing for software installation. Installing OS/2 Warp 4.0. Installing video support. Creating a video drivers disk. Installing sound support. Installing SCSI support.

  • Page 94: To Create Os/2 Driver Disks, To Set Up Os/2 Warp Installation Disks

    1. Copy the contents of \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\OS2\VIDEO to a blank floppy disk. 2. Type LABEL A: MAGIC 1. Label the Disk OS/2 OmniBook 800 Video Driver Disk. 3. Copy the contents of \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\OS2\SOUND to another blank floppy disk.

  • Page 95: To Install Os/2 Warp 4.0

    8. If you choose Advanced Installation you will be asked if you wish to format the hard disk drive. Make sure you have backed up the OmniBook 800 OS/2 Drivers before formatting the hard disk drive. If Windows 95 is installed on this OmniBook, we recommend that you format the hard disk drive.

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    Using OS/2 Warp 4.0 Installing OS/2 Warp 4.0 17. If you chose Advanced Installation, OS/2 Warp Installation prompts you for the options to install. Select the options you want to install, then click Next. 18. Click PCMCIA Support. 19. Select Ambra TS30AS. If PCMCIA hard disks or FLASH cards will be used, check the appropriate options, then click OK.

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    Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\OS2\VIDEO. 1. Open an OS/2 full screen or windowed session. 2. Place the HP OmniBook OS/2 Drivers disk in drive A. 3. Type A: <ENTER>. 4. Type SETUP C <ENTER> where C is the hard disk partition containing \OS2.

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    OmniBook 800 with OS/2 Warp 4.0 Installed. HP OmniBook drivers for sound support. Location: OmniBook hard drive or Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\OS2\SOUND. 1. Insert the OmniBook 800 OS/2 Drivers disk. 2. Open an OS/2 Command Prompt. 3. Go to A:\. 4. Type EINSTALL 1887.

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    Steps 1-9 are necessary only if you did not install PC card support during OS/2 Warp installation process. Requirements OmniBook 800 with OS/2 Warp 4.0 installed. OS/2 Warp installation CD-ROM. OmniBook external CD-ROM. OmniBook 800 driver for PC card support.

  • Page 100: To Install Scsi Support

    This procedure is not necessary if you installed OS/2 Warp from the OmniBook external CD-ROM drive because the SCSI drivers are already installed. Requirements OmniBook 800 with OS/2 Warp 4.0 Installed. HP OmniBook drivers for SCSI support. Location: OmniBook hard disk drive or Recovery CD in\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\OS2\SCSI.

  • Page 101

    3Com 3C562 EtherLink III LAN+33.6 Modem PC card. Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter. To install a Xircom Ethernet IIps PC card Requirements OmniBook 800 with OS/2 Warp 4.0 installed. Xircom Ethernet IIps PC card. Xircom Drivers Disk v2.30. OS/2 Warp 4.0 Installation CD-ROM.

  • Page 102

    Using OS/2 Warp 4.0 Installing Cards 1. Insert the PC card in the top slot. 2. Connect the OmniBook CD-ROM drive and floppy drive. 3. Restart the OmniBook. 4. Open OS/2 System, then System Setup. 5. Open the Install/Remove folder. 6.

  • Page 103: To Install A 3com 3c562 Etherlink Iii Lan + 33.6 Modem Pc Card

    To install a 3Com 3C562 EtherLink III LAN + 33.6 Modem PC card Requirements OmniBook 800 with OS/2 Warp 4.0 installed. 3Com 3C562 EtherLink III LAN + 33.6 Modem PC card. OS/2 Warp 4.0 CD-ROM. 3Com driver disk. Configuration IO Port Address: 300.

  • Page 104

    21. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to reboot. To install an Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter Requirements OmniBook 800 with OS/2 Warp 4.0 installed. Intel EtherExpress PRO/100B PCI LAN adapter. OS/2 Warp 4.0 CD-ROM. Intel drivers disk. This procedure assumes that OS/2 Warp networking has not yet been installed.

  • Page 105

    10. Check Desired Network Services, then click Next. (This installation assumes you are installing the File and Print service and the TCP/IP service.) 11. Select File and Print Services and enter the Workstation name, description and Domain name. 12. Select User ID and password and enter your User ID and password twice. 13.

  • Page 106: Working With Os/2 Warp 4, To Use Networking With Os/2 Warp 4.0

    Using OS/2 Warp 4.0 Working with OS/2 Warp 4 Working with OS/2 Warp 4 This section describes how to customize the OmniBook for use with OS/2 Warp 4.0 including the following: Networking with OS/2 Warp 4.0. Configuring the OmniBook with OS/2 Warp 4.0. Using the CD-ROM drive with OS/2 Warp 4.0.

  • Page 107: To Configure The Omnibook With Os/2 Warp 4.0

    PC cards. Please note the following: All Network cards will be recognized but not configured until you load OS/2 Networking. Refer to the HP OmniBook Whole Product Test List to see which PC cards are supported. All PC card Hard drives will be recognized but not configured until you try to access them.

  • Page 109: Using The Docking System

    Using the Docking System...

  • Page 110: Using The Docking System

    Using the Docking System The docking system for the HP OmniBook provides simple and convenient connectivity to your desktop peripherals. Plugging your OmniBook into the docking system allows multiple connections: Printer. Modem or other serial device. External SCSI peripherals, such as a CD-ROM drive or disk drive.

  • Page 111: Frequently Asked Questions, General Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions This section answers some frequently asked questions about docking. This section is divided into the following categories: General Questions. Questions for Windows 95. Questions for Windows 3.x. Questions for Windows NT and OS/2 Warp . General Questions What methods of docking does the OmniBook support? Type State of OmniBook...

  • Page 112

    If you have an undocking password and your OmniBook is shut down, when you try to undock the OmniBook 800, then a blue screen is displayed instead of a password prompt. Enter your password to undock, or press the On/Off button and start the OmniBook before undocking.

  • Page 113: Questions For Windows 95

    Why does Windows 95 create a new docked configuration when I connect the OmniBook 800 CD-ROM? The docking system port on the OmniBook 800 is also a SCSI-2 port. The optional OmniBook 800 CD-ROM (F1196A) ships with a special cable that allows you to connect the CD-ROM to the docking system port.

  • Page 114

    Why do I get a network error when docking for the first time? If you have installed Windows 95A on the OmniBook 800 it is possible to see a network error if a new docked configuration is created at the same time a new...

  • Page 115: Questions For Windows 3.x

    Questions for Windows 3.x How do I setup Windows 3.x to automatically choose my docked configuration? The HP OmniBook ships with an MS-DOS driver called DOCKBOOT.EXE. When you are using an MS-DOS multi-boot menu, you can use this driver to automatically choose your docked configuration when you boot the OmniBook in the docking system.

  • Page 116: Questions For Windows Nt Or Os/2 Warp

    Using the Docking System Frequently Asked Questions Questions for Windows NT or OS/2 Warp There is no docking support in Windows NT or OS/2 Warp. When the operating system boots, it allocates resources and initializes devices. This configuration is essentially the same as for a desktop PC. Any ISA or PCI cards or SCSI devices attached to the OmniBook Docking System are activated only when you restart your OmniBook.

  • Page 117: Features And Support Services

    Features and Support Services...

  • Page 118: Features And Specifications

    Features and Specifications Your OmniBook is designed to provide trouble-free operation. The following suggestions can help you maintain its dependability: Observe the temperature limits and other specifications listed in the next section. Peruse the tips about ergonomics and work habits. If you have problems, see the problem-solving suggestions in chapter 5 of this manual.

  • Page 119: Standard Features

    Resistive heads. Memory 16 MB RAM Standard on Motherboard. 1 memory slot can handle 16MB, 32MB or 64MB HP proprietary memory card. Expandable up to 80MB. Cycle Type: 60ns. Memory Type: EDO (Extended Data Output) RAM is a significantly faster RAM that utilizes pipelining operation, getting the next requested data ready while the first data is being handed off.

  • Page 120

    Features and Support Services Standard Features...

  • Page 121

    Power Rechargeable lithium-ion battery with up to 3 hour run time (recharges in less than 2.5 hours). Batteries do not require complete discharge before recharging. There is no “memory” effect that reduces battery life. 2 minute low-battery warning. OmniBook will suspend if battery warning is ignored to ensure data retention.

  • Page 122

    HP TopTOOLS management application under Windows 95. SystemSoft CardWizard and PowerProfiler for Plug-n-Play for PC cards and Advanced Power Management under Windows NT 4.0. HP PIM, including Appointment Book with wake-up alarms, Phone Book, and HP Financial Calculator. Automatic printing utility for special function key labels.

  • Page 123: Docking System Features

    It lets you make a single-action connection to networks, monitors, keyboards, mice and other peripherals present at your desktop. With the Optional monitor stand, this docking system allows the OmniBook 800 to be a complete desktop system replacement with all the standard ports including sound and SCSI-2, plus one expansion slot that can hold an ISA or PCI card.

  • Page 124: Other Accessories

    Direct connection to HP OmniBook 800 using docking-connector-to-SCSI cable (included: F1182A). Powered by same ac adapter as HP OmniBook 800 using lightweight power tap (included: F1118A); optionally powered by six AA batteries. MPC Level 2 compatible, Multi-session Photo CD capable.

  • Page 125: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications System Unit Dimension s W eigh t with ac adapter with ac adapter and floppy drive Temperature Operating Storage Maximum Humidity Operating and Storage Shoc k Vibration Operating Storage Maximum Altitude Operating Storage Audio System Samplin g Playback rate maximum distortion 10.4 inch Color TFT SVGA Display Dimensions...

  • Page 126

    Features and Support Services Technical Specifications External Video External Video Resolution Resolution Options 640x480 800x600 1024x768 Hard Disk Drives Capacity Per Drive HP Part Number Drive Height Transfer Rate Media Inner Outer Interface Sector Interleave Seek Times Track-to-Track Average Maximum...

  • Page 127

    Low density Read/Write heads Access Times Track-to-track (high/low) Average (high/low) Settling time Latency average 8x CD-ROM Drive (F1197A) Dimensions Weight Applicable Disc Center Hole Diameter Disc Diameter Rotational Speed Disc Thickness Track Pitch Access Times Random with ac adapter Full Stroke with ac adapter Random with Alkaline batteries Full Stroke with Alkaline batteries Audio Output Level...

  • Page 128

    Optional ac adapter for Docking Station (F1140A) Weight Input Voltage Output Current Output Voltage Maximum Power Output PowerClip Battery Charger (F1063B) Dimensions Weight Input Voltage Output Current Charges OmniBook 800 Docking Station (F1177A) Dimensions Weight Temperature Operating Storage Relative Humidity Operating Storage Shock Vibration Operating...

  • Page 129: Getting Assistance And Support

    Getting Assistance and Support This section includes information about: Looking up technical information. Getting HP OmniBook assistance— from electronic services and from Customer Support centers. Getting repair assistance. Hewlett-Packard limited warranty. Features and Support Services Getting Assistance and Support 8-13...

  • Page 130: To Look Up Technical Information

    In box, HP’s website online User’s Guide Online, HP’s website OmniBook Notes Online, HP’s website OmniBook Support and In box, Online, HP’s website Service Docking Quick Start Sheet Dock Box, HP’s website Docking System User’s Guide Dock Box, HP’s website...

  • Page 131

    Quick Start Sheet Location: In box (printed document) and HP’s website Audience: End user, Corporate IT Content: Setting up the OmniBook, using power management options, selecting a factory-installed operating system, getting support (telephone and electronic). Installation and Setup Guide Location: In box (printed document) and HP’s website...

  • Page 132

    Features and Support Services Getting Assistance and Support OmniBook Support and Service Guide Location: In box (printed document), Online, and HP’s website. Audience: End user, Corporate IT. Content: This document details OmniBook electronic and telephone support and service information. Support and Service—No Time for Down Time—is located in your OmniBook box.

  • Page 133

    Content: OmniBook system resources (including memory maps, interrupt settings, I/O addresses), instructions for using the recovery CD-ROM to rebuild the OmniBook 800, retrieve key operating-system drivers, and access the electronic manuals, troubleshooting, installing the major operating systems including, Windows 3.1, Windows for Workgroups 3.11, Windows 95, Windows NT, and OS/2 Warp 4.0.

  • Page 134: To Get Hp Omnibook Assistance

    Features and Support Services Getting Assistance and Support To get HP OmniBook assistance If you need assistance with your HP OmniBook or HP OmniBook accessory, use any of the following support services: Provider Type Type of Assistance HP Electronic Support...

  • Page 135: To Find Electronic Support Services

    To find electronic support services World Wide Web HP OmniBook web site: http://www.hp.com/go/omnibook HP Audio Tips 800-333-1917 (North America) HP Bulletin Board Services (BBS) North America Austria/Germany Belgium/Dutch and French Belgium/French Denmark/Danish Finland/Finnish France/French Germany Italy Netherlands Norway Sweden Switzerland/French...

  • Page 136

    CompuServe ("GO HP") America Online (HP Forum) America Online/Bertlesmann (HP Forum) (Europe) Optional Support Assistant CD-ROM (for information: http://www.hp.com/cposupport/hpsa.html) HP First Post-Sales Fax Retrieval System: Austria / German Belgium / Dutch Belgium / French Denmark / Danish Finland / Finnish...

  • Page 137: To Contact Customer Support

    To contact Customer Support The HP Customer Support Centers will assist you free of charge during the term of the product warranty. (You are responsible for the telephone charges.) During the warranty period, HP can help you with the following:...

  • Page 138: To Get Repair Assistance

    Mexico To get repair assistance Under Warranty : Contact one of the support providers or an HP Service Center to receive warranty service. The support provider will help qualify your unit for warranty repair based on the warranty applicable to your unit and original purchase date, and will provide you with repair processes in your area.

  • Page 139: Hewlett-packard Limited Warranty Summary

    Hewlett-Packard Limited Warranty Summary The following table summarizes Hewlett-Packard’s limited warranty. The OmniBook Support and Service booklet contains complete warranty information. Product HP OmniBook Computers (not listed below) HP OmniBook Computers (VL Models) HP OmniBook Computers (AS/AR Models) HP OmniBook Accessories, Batteries...

  • Page 140: Using Electronic Serial Numbers, To Ensure Serial Number Security

    This serial number offers OmniBooks key competitive advantages. To ensure serial number security To support electronic serial numbers, HP will check for the serial number at configuration of the Motherboard, in manufacturing, and through support services. OmniBook Motherboard Configuration...

  • Page 141: To Correct An Incorrect Serial Number

    ESN and it will do the following: 1. Ask the user to verify the serial number is correct. 2. If the user answers no, it will give the user a pass number. The user must call HP customer support and give the pass number.

  • Page 142: Removing Omnibook Passwords, To Remove The Password

    Technical Support and give acceptable proof-of-ownership of your OmniBook. The fact that the OmniBook is in the hands of an HP representative is not evidence of ownership. In addition, HP will not remove a password from an OmniBook for anyone other than the owner, even if it involves law enforcement agencies.

  • Page 143

    If the passwords do not match, repeat the previous sequence repeated until the correct master password is entered. The password removal program for the HP OmniBook PCs is protected as HP Company Confidential information. This program may not be copied, backed-up, printed or distributed.

  • Page 144

    9:00am–5:00pm Pacific Time Days of Operation: Monday–Friday Japan Phone: 81-3-3335-8333 Fax: 31-3-3335-8338 Hours of Operation: 9:00–12:00, 13:00–17:00 Days of Operation: Monday–Friday Australia For password removals in Australia, please contact the authorized Hewlett-Packard dealer or reseller where you purchased your HP OmniBook. 8-28...

  • Page 145

    Windows NT 4.0, 5-12 accessories specifications, 8-9 types, 8-8 warranty, 8-23 APM. See power management application notes, 8-16 applications installing HP, 1-10 Appointment Book, 1-10 audio. See sound autodetecting CDs, 3-17 BIOS serial number, 8-25 system resources, 1-15 updating, 1-11...

  • Page 146

    Windows 95 support, 3-9 Windows NT support, 4-3 Infrared Monitor, 2-12 installation disks Windows 3.x, 2-2 installing HP applications, 1-10 MS-DOS, 2-3 online User's Guide, 1-10 OS/2, 6-2 SCSI drivers for Docking System, 3-9 Windows 3.x, 2-2, 2-4 Windows 95, 3-2 Windows NT 3.51, 4-2...

  • Page 147

    3Com, 2-8, 3-13, 4-11, 5-12, 6-13 mouse connecting, 2-13 Windows NT 3.51 support, 4-7 Windows NT 4.0 support, 5-7 MS-DOS installing with Windows 3.x, 2-3 outside Windows 95, 3-17 network cards 3Com, 2-8, 3-13, 4-11, 5-12, 6-13 Intel, 2-10, 3-15, 4-12, 5-14, 6-14 Xircom, 2-7, 3-12, 4-9, 5-11, 6-11 networking effects of turn-off, 1-6...

  • Page 148

    profile (docking), 3-15 programming service Recovery CD, 1-10 projector synchronizing, 2-13 protection security cable, 1-14 types, 1-12 Recovery CD contents, 1-9 programming service, 1-10 replacing, 1-11 repair, 8-22 SCSI devices effects of turn-off, 1-6 OS/2 support, 6-10 Windows 3.x support, 2-4 Windows NT 3.51 support, 4-7 configures resources, 1-15 security...

  • Page 149

    warranty, 1-3, 8-23 website, 8-19 Windows 3.x docking, 7-7 external display, 2-13 increasing performance, 2-12 Infrared Monitor, 2-12 installing, 2-2, 2-4 installing drivers, 2-4 making installation disks, 2-2 memory, 2-11 projector, 2-13 Windows 95 DMI support, 3-11 docking, 7-5 infrared support, 3-9 installing, 3-2 MS-DOS outside, 3-17 PC card support, 3-8...

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