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Identifying hardware To see a list of hardware installed in the computer, follow these steps: Select Start > Computer > System properties. In the left pane, click Device Manager. NOTE: Windows® includes the User Account Control feature to improve the security of your computer.
Component (13) Volume up light (14) Num lock light *The 2 power lights display the same information. The light on the power button is visible only when the computer is open. The power light on the front of the computer is visible whether the computer is open or closed. Buttons, speakers and fingerprint reader Component Power button*...
Component Speakers (2) Media button DVD button Previous/rewind button Play/pause button Next/fast forward button Stop button Volume mute button (10) Volume scroll zone (11) Fingerprint reader *This table describes factory settings. For information about changing factory settings, refer to the user guides located in Help and Support.
Keys Component Windows logo key Windows applications key Integrated numeric keypad keys Function keys Hotkey quick reference Function Display system information. Open Help and Support. Open the Print Options window. Open a Web browser. Alternate between computer display and external display. Initiate Hibernation.
Function Stop an audio CD or a DVD. Play the previous track or section on an audio CD or a DVD. Play the next track on an audio CD or a DVD. ENWW Hotkey fn+f10 fn+f11 fn+f12 Top components...
(LAN) device and/or a Bluetooth® device, is turned on. ● Amber: An integrated wireless device is turned off. Receives a signal from a remote control device, such as an HP Remote Control. Connects an optional computer headset microphone, stereo array microphone, or monaural microphone.
Rear components Component Vent ENWW Description Enables airflow to cool internal components. CAUTION: To prevent overheating, do not obstruct 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 thick rugs or clothing, to block airflow.
Left-side components Component Security cable slot S-Video-out jack External monitor port Expansion port 3 RJ-45 (network) jack RJ-11 (modem) jack HDMI port (select models only) USB port (1 or 2, depending on computer model) 1394 port (select models only) (10) Digital Media Slot light (select models only) (11) Digital Media Slot (select models only)
Component Chapter 2 Components Description ● xD-Picture Card (XD) Type H ● xD-Picture Card (XD) Type M ENWW...
Bottom components Component Battery bay Battery release latch Memory module compartment Secondary hard drive bay Vents (5) Hard drive bay ENWW Description Holds the battery. Releases the battery from the battery bay. Contains the memory module slots. Holds an optional secondary hard drive. Enable airflow to cool internal components.
Display components Component Internal display switch Internal microphones (2) Integrated camera light (select models only) Integrated camera (select models only) Chapter 2 Components Description Turns off the display if the display is closed while the computer is Record sound. NOTE: If there is a microphone icon next to each microphone opening, your computer has internal microphones.
Wireless antennae (select models only) On select computer models, at least 2 antennae send and receive signals from one or more wireless devices. These antennae are not visible from the outside of the computer. To see wireless regulatory notices, refer to your country's section of the Regulatory, Safety and Environmental Notices located in Help and Support.
Additional hardware components Component Power cord* AC adapter Battery* *Batteries and power cords vary in appearance by region and country. Chapter 2 Components Description Connects an AC adapter to an AC outlet. Converts AC power to DC power. Powers the computer when the computer is not plugged into external power.
Labels The labels affixed to the computer provide information you may need when you troubleshoot system problems or travel internationally with the computer. ● Service tag—Provides the product brand and series name, serial number (s/n), and product number (p/n) of your computer. Have this information available when you contact technical support. The service tag label is affixed to the bottom of the computer.